Homegrown Tastes South Africa

BBC Lifestyle and Rapid Blue are delighted to announce a Best Lifestyle Programme win for Homegrown Tastes South Africa Season 1 at the Annual South African Film and Television Awards 2023 (SAFTAs). The series was awarded the Golden Horn, the official SAFTA trophy, on Friday 29th September. Celebrating the flair of our local culinary landscape, … Read more

The Bachelorette SA to premiere in February 2021

The Bachelorette SA

The Bachelorette SA and M-Net have revealed South Africa’s very first Bachelorette season one, starring The Bachelor SA’s Qiniso Van Damme. This is the first season of the female-lead spin-off show. ALSO READ: M-Net’s The Bachelor SA has a “Different Feeling”, courtesy of Daniel Baron The Bachelorette SA’s first season will be premiering in February … Read more

Rapid Blue production scoops prestigious SAFTA award

Rapid Blue wins SAFTA award

Rapid Blue is delighted to announce a Best International Format win for their production Shark Tank South Africa for M-Net, channel 101 on DStv, at the Annual South African Film and Television Awards 2018 (SAFTAs).The series received the Golden Horn, the official SAFTA trophy, at a ceremony in Sun City on Thursday 22th March.

Thuso Mbedu, lead actress in hit drama series Isthunzi which is also produced by Rapid Blue for Mzansi Magic, channel 161 on DStv, was the recipient of the Best Actress in a TV Drama award on Saturday 24th of March.

The SAFTAs are South Africa’s premier film and television industry awards under the custodianship of the National Film and Video Foundation and the winners are chosen by a panel of local TV experts. The Awards’ main objective is to honour, celebrate and promote the creativity, quality and excellence of South African film and television talent, and encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent in the industry.

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Dancing With The Stars SA Judges Announced

Dancing With The Stars SA Judges

This Sunday (4 February at 17:00), M-Net 101 will whizz viewers off to a glitzy set and gleaming dance floor for the first live broadcast of its much anticipated new reality show extravaganza, Dancing with the Stars SA sponsored by LottoStar.

To date, the channel has revealed which 12 celebrities will cha-cha, jive, and tango their way into the hearts of the voting public. But which professional dancers will pair up with these stars to put their best foot forward? And who are the esteemed panel of judges whose scores will count 50% towards the outcome of the competition?

A couple of weeks ago, M-Net announced that international dance champion, renowned reality show judge, choreographer to A-list stars, creative director of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, and BAFTA nominee Jason Gilkinson signed up to bring his expertise to Dancing with the Stars SA. Jason will be joined by legends of the local dance fraternity and two divas of the dance floor, ‘SA’s Queen of Dance’, Tebogo Kgobokoe and teacher extraordinaire Debbie Turner, who will bring their years of experience, unique style, and sharp comments to the show.

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