Friday, July 13, 2018
M-Net says I do to new Marry Me Now reality series for 1Magic, starting from November.
M-Net continues its successful "marriage season" streak with programmes across its set of channels on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform like The Wedding Bashers and Our Perfect Wedding getting buzz and ratings.
Naspers' VIA (DStv 147) female-skewed lifestyle channel has been running an Afrikaans version of Marry Me Now, Kom Ons Trou, Nou! in which brides, tired of waiting, pre-plan their dream weddings and then surprise their partners with a proposal while wearing their wedding dresses. If he says no, it's over, but if he says yes, they get married on the spot.
The 13-episode Marry Me Now will be shown on 1Magic and acros ssub-Saharan Africa. Reneilwe Sema, director of local entertainment channels at M-Net, says Marry Me Now "offers the fun viewing" that appeals to 1Magic viewers.