According to a report by Sunday Sun, sources reveal that SABC is cancelling the show because of the financial struggles they’re going through. Furthermore, it’s revealed that the show has not been pulling impressive viewership since Anele left, and that has led to sponsors packing their bags.
“The show has been having problems since Anele left. Viewership has dropped and sponsors have pulled out as a result of the drop in ratings. The channel is now scrambling to come up with new content to replace it, “ a mole told the paper.
BREAKING NEWS: Real Talk is getting CANCELLED
I can exclusively reveal that @sabc3 will not be renewing #Realtalkon3 for another season. The show's current season will end in October but the channel will extend the contract to March 2019 and then the show ends. pic.twitter.com/yG26FGOODx
— Phil Mphela (@PhilMphela) September 28, 2018
The show has recently brought A-list local international celebrities and personalities. Bonang Matheba and DJ Zinhle made it to the show for the first time months back. Other interesting personalities that recently made it to the show include; Katherine Kelly Lang known as “Brooke Logan”, Boity Thulo, Xolani Gwala, Masechaba Ndlovu, DJ Tira to mention a few.
source: Sunday Sun(30 September 2018), Phil Mphela