Programming: Temptation Island SA To Debut On Showmax Before End Of Q2 2021
Showmax, the internet streaming part of Multichoice has, reportedly, picked-up and will be flighting a local adaptation of the reality show 'Temptation Island'. The platform has reportedly scheduled the show for before the end of 2021.
Temptation Island is the reality show format whereby couples experiencing turbulence in their relationships go to cohabit with a group of singles to as it were, "test the strength of their relationship" hoping that they might come out at the end stronger, and "find each other again".
According to industry sources, the Temptation Island SA, produced by Afrokaans, and distributed by Banijay Rights, will be promoted as a Showmax Original and contain 12 episodes in the series.
Candice Fangueiro, the head of content with Showmax opined that: "South Africans love reality TV and Temptation Island South Africa is going to be must-watch and must-tweet TV. Our audience has already devoured the first two seasons of Temptation Island USA, so we're confident there's an appetite for more, especially when we add some uniquely South African spice.