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Puppet Nation pulls strings not punches

May 21st, 2015|

Puppet Nation cleaned up at the SAFTA awards in 2015 – here’s how the press covered that:
http://beta.iol.co.za/tonight/tv-radio/puppet-nation-pulls-strings-not-punches-1861466
http://starsat.co.za/news/puppet-nation-za-scoops-seven-awards-at-the-saftas

ZANEWS Takes Home Two Awards at the 2015 IAB Bookmarks and Gets 11 SAFTA Nominations in the Same Week.

February 19th, 2015|

It’s been a great week for ZANEWS, winning a Gold Pixel for Specialist Publishing Site and the award for Best Editorial Team at the Bookmarks, and then receiving 11 SAFTA (South African Film and Television Awards) nominations for ‘Puppet Nation ZA’.

The ZANEWS team not only produces South Africa’s favourite satirical puppet news show, but is […]

Puppet Nation ZA Scoops Three of the Four Comedy Award Nominations at the SAFTAs

April 6th, 2014|

ZANEWS also known as Puppet NationZA, South Africa’s satirical puppet news show produced by Both Worlds, was proud to hook and land, three SAFTA awards at a ceremony held in Johannesburg on Saturday (5 April 2014). The actors, writers, editors, puppeteers, puppet-makers, crew and producers of ZANEWS (Season 5) are honoured to share the Awards for Best TV Comedy, […]

ZANEWS Nominated for Four SAFTA Awards

March 6th, 2014|

The satirical puppet news show that fought so hard to make it to tv will go to the 8th South African Film and Television Awards with a harvest of Golden Horns nominations in the TV Comedy Category.

ZANEWS, South Africa’s satirical puppet news show, has done it again and has secured 4 SAFTA nominations after the announcement made last […]

ZANEWS is Back – With a New Name, a New Cast, a Whole New Show and International Ambitions

November 6th, 2013|

ZANEWS’ new name reflects the producers’ ambition to take the multi-award winning satirical puppet show to new heights in South Africa and to turn the programme into a global brand. Premiering on Saturday 9th November, Puppet Nation ZA will air each Saturday night at 9.00pm and Sunday at 8.30 pm on StarOne, StarSat’s flagship channel. The show will also […]

ZANEWS Wins Three SAFTAs

March 19th, 2013|

The satirical puppet news show scooped 3 Golden HornsTM at the 7th African Film and Television Awards for Best Ensemble in a TV Comedy, Best Art Direction of a TV Comedy and Best Editors of a TV Comedy.

ZANEWS has won three Golden HornsTM out of six nominations at the South African Film and Television Awards which was held […]

ZANEWS Nominated for Six SAFTA Awards

February 4th, 2013|

The satirical puppet news show that fought so hard to make it to tv will go to the 7th South African Film and Television Awards with a harvest of Golden Horns nominations in the TV Comedy and Animation categories.

ZANEWS, South Africa’s satirical puppet news show, has done it again. Fresh from their scoop of Best Editorial Team in […]

ZANEWS Network Back – Bigger and Better on TopTV

July 12th, 2012|

ZA NEWS Network’s exciting fifth season kicks off on TopTV’s flagship channel, Top One, on Sunday, August 5 bringing you the most fun you can have with politics and current affairs, entertainment, sport and financial news.

The weekly show will be bigger and better than ever before with several new characters joining our already famous and infamous gathering of […]

ZANEWS weekly podcast gets a Bookmark and reaches 100,000 downloads on iTunes

November 16th, 2011|

Fresh from their Silver and Bronze DMMA Bookmarks last week, Both
Worlds, the makers of the satirical web+tv puppet show ZANEWS, are
proudly celebrating the 100,000th download of their weekly video podcast.
The vidcast is available in South Africa and across the world via the popular
Apple iTunes store. It allows fans to catch up, at home or on […]

In Celebration of ZANEWS’ 2nd Birthday and the Archbishop’s 80th Birthday

October 7th, 2011|

TWO SOUTH AFRICAN NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE DVD!

The two beloved puppet characters of our iconic Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu share their daily thoughts of wisdom, jokes, opinions and rants on events and people that made headlines in South Africa and around the world since 2009.

To mark the Archbishop 80th birthday and […]