Munich, May 14th, 2012. Can He keep Her promise? South Africa is about to find out, as kykNET, one of South Africa’s largest Pay TV channels, picked up “My Man Can”. Premiering October 6th at 8pm “My Man Kan” (local title) will be hosted by GiGi and Danie Putter. The South African version will be produced by Richter Medien.
“kykNET is extremely excited about this new format and is looking forward to the launch of ‘My Man Kan’ on the channel. South Africans are extremely competitive.” says kykNET’s Marketing Manager, Haddad Viljoen.
Yan He Regional Sales Director Africa at SevenOne International: “Europe, Asia, Australia and now Africa: Now kykNET audiences get the chance to find out, whether South African men can keep their significant others’ promises.”
About My Man Can
In “My Man Can” (created by Redseven Entertainment) four women gamble with the abilities of their partners – and put the men's courage and skills to the test. If the woman claims “My Man Can” eat 20 chilli peppers, he has to do so. If he performs the task, she wins the jackpot. “My Man Can” has already been sold to over 30 countries, including Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Lithuania and South Korea. “My Man Can” was a smash hit in China: airing prime-time on Jiang Su Satellite Channel, the game show has been the most successful foreign entertainment adaption in China in 2010. In 2013 it will premiere on ITV1 in the UK.
kykNET is a South African television channel, which broadcasts in Afrikaans. Owned by pay-TV operator M-Net, it was launched on the DStv satellite service in October 1999. kykNET features more than 80 locally produced Afrikaans television series.
About SevenOne International
SevenOne International is the worldwide programming sales company of Red Arrow Entertainment Group, a ProSiebenSat.1 Group company. ProSiebenSat.1 rank among Europe‘s leading media groups, reaching more than 62 million TV households. SevenOne International offers an extensive portfolio of TV events, TV movies, telenovelas, prime-time series and mini-series, as well as magazine shows and entertainment formats. In addition, SevenOne International markets and co-finances the programs of third-party producers. The company is headquartered in Unterföhring, just outside Munich.