- A new show called Strangers You Know which uncovers Mzansi's horrific crimes is set to premiere on M-Net this June
- The docuseries will unpack gruesome murder cases including that of University of Johannesburg student Palesa Madiba and that of convicted killer Henri van Breda
- The new show will also show viewers key moments in each murder to uncover how unsuspecting victims were killed by people they knew
A new original African docuseries titled Strangers You Know is set to premiere on M-Net this June. The show will uncover Mzansi's most heinous gender-based violence cases.
The docuseries, produced by Combined Artistic Productions for M-Net, will unpack gruesome murder cases from the heartbreaking story of murdered University of Johannesburg student Palesa Madiba to the unbelievable case of convicted family killer Henri van Breda, who killed his parents and brother in the Western Cape.
According to a statement, the true-crime series will take viewers into key moments in each case to uncover how unsuspecting victims were brutally killed by someone they knew.
Jan du Plessis, Director of M-Net Channels, said they aim to educate millions of South Africans about the impact of gender-based violence through this docuseries. The series will premiere on DStv Channel 101 on Sunday, 27 June, at 8pm.
8th season of 'Survivor South Africa'
In other TV news, Briefly News reported that the eighth season of Survivor South Africa: Immunity Island premiered on Thursday night, 3 June. The new season is the first-ever to be filmed in Mzansi.
The decision to film the epic show on home soil on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape boosted the region's economy by over R10 million. It also resulted in job creation for the locals.
In a statement, creative producer and series director, Lerox Botha, revealed that locals who had never worked on a TV set before were employed as carpenters, set builders, production assistants and drivers, among other jobs.
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