PE couple shows mettle in ‘Power Couple’

2015-09-02 06:00
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Juran Banfield (32) and Juanita de Andrade (33), are participants in the M-Net reality show “Power Couple”. 

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: Juran Banfield (32) and Juanita de Andrade (33), are participants in the M-Net reality show “Power Couple”. photo: supplied

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A COUPLE from Port Elizabeth, Juran Banfield (32) and Juanita de Andrade (33), will star in M-Net’s new prime time reality show, Power Couple, that starts on Thursday, September 10, on M-Net Channel 101.

A local radio station hosted its own Power Couple auditions in February this year, with five shortlisted couples who participated in a range of physical and couples’ challenges on Hobie Beach in Port Elizabeth.

“Banfield and De Andrade are from Port Elizabeth and the only unmarried couple in the house. This confident pair have been dating for three years and are both bubbly, outgoing and active – and they are clearly smitten with each other and very much in love. It was these qualities that got our attention when casting them in the show”, said M-Net’s Publicity Manager, Ingrid Engelbrecht.

The station’s local auditions included physical challenges on the beach that tested and showcased the couples’ connection.

“A total of sixteen couples were shortlisted at the final audition phase in Cape Town and only eight couples will share the luxurious villa in Camps Bay, Cape Town. Their relationship will be tested through a series of tough and spectacular challenges,” said Engelbrecht.

The winning couple stands the chance to win over R1 million in cash.

“We’re thrilled that the Eastern Cape is represented in the show, as we’ve seen before there is a lot of passion and personality that comes out of the Friendly City and surrounds,” Engelbrecht concluded.

In Power Couple, the couples will compete in thrilling, nerve-wracking challenges, during which they have to illustrate how much they know, trust or love their partners. These tough, spectacular challenges – which will sometimes include high-adrenaline action adventures – will allow the couples to accumulate thousands of rands by betting on whether their loved one will be able to complete a task, without knowing how much their partner has invested in their ability to succeed.

If they get it right, the money will be added to their kitty – but if the partner fails, the money will be subtracted from the amount they carry through to the end of the show.

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