Thursday, June 28, 2018

M-Net doing The Bachelor South Africa, produced by Rapid Blue; now looking for 25 South African women.

M-Net (DStv 101) is doing a version of The Bachelor reality competition series franchise, The Bachelor South Africa, that will be produced by Rapid Blue,and that is now looking for contestants.

The Bachelor South Africa will start on Valentine's Day, 14 February 2019, and is now looking for 25 South African women.

People who want to enter can submit entries at that will close on 20 August 2018 at 23:59.

"M-Net has always been leading the pack when it comes to high-quality, big-budget reality shows and our hearts are pounding with excitement as we embark on this new journey of love," says Jan du Plessis, M-Net channels director.

"We started the reality show craze with Big Brother many years ago and have been able to keep our viewers entertained with local versions of the world’s biggest reality show crowd-pleasers – from talent searches to sizzling cooking competitions and survival games. Our viewers have been craving a show-stopping dating show and we are proud to add The Bachelor, a proven hit, to our reality programming mix."

Contestants who want to enter must be over 21 and single – either never married or legally divorced – and must be available for filming between 6 October and 25 November 2018.

"Potential entrants may want to know if The Bachelor South Africa is looking for specific qualities," says Donald Clarke, executive producer from production company Rapid Blue, who is producing the show for M-Net.

"Do they have to be drop-dead gorgeous, be able to flirt with fire or finesse, have an interesting life story, be an outgoing party girl or be blessed with beauty and brains? The answer is simple: All the single ladies stand a chance! You just need to be ready for romance!"