Wednesday, February 22, 2017
'Unexplained' sound problems mar VIA's episode of Bobby & Karlien: In Jou Skoene on Wednesday night; viewers asked to watch repeats.
The Afrikaans lifestyle channel from Media24 on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform told viewers that they will have to watch a repeat of the episode at 22:00 after the technical sound problems have been fixed.
An unexplained sound crisis marred the 7th episode of Bobby & Karlien: In Jou Skoene. "We have an unexplained problem," said Izelle Venter, VIA channel head.
VIA apologised to viewers and asked them to tune in at 22:00 on Wednesday night, Thursday at 17:00 and 19:00 and on Sunday at 18:30 for repeat broadcasts of the specific Bobby & Karlien: In Jou Skoene episode.
In the episode the M-Net (DStv 101) The Voice SA coach Bobby van Jaarsveld joins an anti-rhino poaching unit.
On social media VIA told viewers that the week's episode has an "unexplained sound problem. The team is working to fix it. We humbly apologise. The programme went through all the usual processes. We will keep you up to date".
The episode at 20:30 was broadcast without sound. After 20 minutes it was replaced by a rebroadcast of the previous week's episode.