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Great Expectations

Genres: Talk Show

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About the Show

Great Expectations is a South African daytime talk show for women produced by Sally Burdett which deals with the effects of motherhood in today's fast-paced world.

It is subtitled "The 21st Century Guide to Motherhood".

The series premiered on e.tv on Monday 8 May 2006, at 11h30. It airs on Mondays to Wednesdays and episodes are an hour in length. There are three seasons to date.

Repeats

Saturdays: 06h00
Sundays: 06h00

Synopsis

Hosted by radio presenter Sam Cowen, Great Expectations is a candid and informative live series which deals with the effects of motherhood in today's fast paced world.

So, you have it all - the educational qualification, a career, financial independence, a great fitness regime, party nights with the girls, the man of your dreams and you're pregnant.

Your superwoman schedule is so busy that you barely have the time to feed yourself, let alone two of you. Where are you going to find the time to be a mother, a career woman, a lover, a friend? How can you possibly be everything to everyone and find time for yourself?

Help is at hand...

Based on an interview-driven and interactive format, the series deals with a range of issues from baby care to managing your life and your health through pregnancy and beyond.

It adopts an irreverent and honest approach to issues facing today's mothers and also tackles controversial issues.

Sam hosts the live show on Mondays and Tuesdays at 11h30. On Wednesdays at the same time, the international documentaries The Baby Human and Driving Mom and Dad Mad are screened.

The Baby Human episodes investigate the movement, perception and communication skills and reveals how babies develop their mind, social abilities and emotional outlook.

Driving Mom and Dad Mad is a project that follows five very different families with five very naughty children. The parents embark on a parenting course to regain control of their homes, their families... and their sanity.

Although Great Expectations is aimed primarily at mothers on maternity leave, the show draws an audience from anyone who parents or has an interest in parenting.


Starring

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Host - Herself

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