Johannesburg – M-Net is going big on local content in their exciting new line-up! With an investment of R1bn in local programming for the year, M-Net and Multichoice are pulling out all the stops.
At the DStv local programming upfront they showcased their premium new local shows across a spectrum of channels.
With a strong focus on reality content this is viewing you can't afford to miss!
Idols 10 going live!
It will be double the pressure for contestants this season. The Idols spectacular shows will be live every Sunday night from 17:00 with the results of the previous week’s show revealed at the top of each live show.
Season 3 of the popular show returns to M-Net on 21 August and if the sneak peek preview we saw is anything to go by this is set to be the best season to date. With a new chef Reuben Riffel and a new bunch of contestants this is reality TV that can't be missed.
And if that isn’t enough there is more culinary viewing on the menu. In 2015 a celebrity version of the series, MasterChef SA Celebrity will kick off on the small screen. The celebrities taking part in the show will be playing to win money for the charity of their choice.
The MasterChef SA celebrities are: Patricia Lewis, Lerato Moloi, Lorna Maseko, Merwelene van der Merwe, Tol A$$ Mo, Terence Bridgett, Sade Giliberti, Chris Forrest, Lunga Shabalala and Alex Jay.
My Perfect Proposal
A spin off of the popular show My Perfect Wedding. The show will follow brave souls who will ask the ultimate question in public.
A local version of the popular UK hit show will see venture capitalists invest money in entrepreneurs' ideas.
Doctor’s on Call
This series takes us to the frontlines following some of Mzansi’s most dedicated medical professionals.
NightGuard is a reality TV show that follows the lives and exploits of a security company. They are a SWAT style and reaction unit that has over 500 guards that specialise in all areas of protection. It will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the dangers of armed response and security in South Africa.
TRACE Sport Stars
Block Workout is a high-octane, international urban workout show featuring hearth throb host Terroll 'Boost' Lewis which will start in November. Watch out for these celebs who will make an appearance in the show: Clint Brink, Mpho Maboi, DJ Cleo, Shashi Naidoo, Babalwa Mneno and J Something.
Pawn Stars SA
SA is getting its own Pawn King! With eccentric Johannesburg pawn shop owner Roy Peretz, his partners Eytan and Liel, and assistants Irene and Solly, expect the unexpected! South Africans from all walks of life flock to pawn or sell anything.