Johannesburg, 2 January 2024 – SABC1 adds a one-hour documentary special, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: No Pain No Gain to the Wednesday 3rd January 2024 schedule offering at 21:00.

The Great One, The People’s Champion, The Rock. An icon in both professional wrestling and Hollywood. From humble beginnings to one of the highest-grossing actors today, he remains grounded, charismatic, and enjoyable to watch in any form of media. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson paved the way for professional wrestlers to make their way and be taken seriously in the film industry, being followed shortly by the likes of John Cena and Dave Bautista. Whether Dwayne is starring in a blockbuster franchise like The Fast and the Furious, making media appearances, or receiving his place on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, he remains one of the nicest men in the business and the hardest worker in the room.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is a retired professional wrester and an American actor. He has appeared in films such as Fast and Furious, The Mummy Returns, The Scorpion King, The Run Down and The Walking Tall.  

Join us tomorrow night as we go behind the scenes with one of Hollywood’s finest, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson with the documentary special Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: No Pain No Gain at 21:00.

For media enquiries

Caroline Phalakatshela

Publicity Specialist – Video Entertainment 072 382 2032/ phalakatshelamc


Johannesburg, 26 October 2023 – SABC1 and Peu Communications welcome actress Xolile Tshabalala to the cast of Skeem Saam as she is set to play the role of a Prosecutor in Leeto Maputla’s case. Leeto is on trial for the murder of notorious loan shark Dragon, whom he shot when he held the Patrons of Bazaruto hostage.  

Leeto tries to rally credible witnesses as his trial approaches and his freedom hangs in the balance. He stands a chance of making it out of the trial unscathed thanks to his legal eagle Advocate Moss. However, the State also possesses superior representation in the form of their Prosecutor who is determined to put Leeto behind bars for the murder of Dragon.

Xolile will make her debut on Monday 30th October 2023, and will be on-air throughout the trial.  

Viewers can expect nail biting drama as Leeto fights for his freedom.

Xolile was born in Vrede, Free State. She graduated from the National School of the Arts with honours and as well as the award for Best Overall Performer. She has starred in many television productions such as Soul City, Generations and Good Men.

For more information and images contact the SABC1 Publicity office.

Don’t miss Skeem Saam weekdays at 18:30, only on SABC1 Mzansi FoSho!

For media enquiries


Caroline Phalakatshela

Publicity Specialist: Video Entertainment

072 382 20232/ Email: phalakatshelamc@sabc.co.za