Casting Calls

New kykNET reality show calls for city slickers who want to escape to a farm

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Casting Calls on 15 Jan 2020
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Paris Hilton got dirty on a farm in The Simple Life and now You can too.( #ParisWho?! )

kykNET launches a new reality show this year called Plaasjapie and the production's searching for 20 city slickers who want to move to a farm for a month to see if they have what it takes to survive on a farmstead.

Of course it'll be more of a jawdropper if the contestants have no clue what they're doing, which is why the show wants people who have NO farming experience.

If this is you and you want to enter, this is what you need to know:

The format:

20 contestants live and work on a farm for a month and have to prove they have what it takes to be succcessful farmers. 

It's isn't a modern luxury farm. It's rough, tough and you have to survive with the basics. Contestants have to earn their luxuries as in Survivor.

There are regular challenges: physical and mental, some in groups and some individual.

Contestants will be eliminated weekly.

The production:

It's being produced by Infinity Media (Die Boland Moorde, The Book Club) and Ewan Strydom (Expresso, Bravo!) will be hosting.

Filming will be a max of 35 days.

The prize:

According to kykNET, there are big prizes on offer but they haven't been specific about what they are. We presume this doesn't mean you'll win a goat from the farm.

Who can apply?

You need to be 18 or older.

City and town dwellers who have no farming experience.

You don't have to speak Afrikaans fluently but you should understand it.

You need to be a legal, permanent South African resident.

How to apply

You can enter on the kykNET website here: Plaasjapie entry forms

Closing date: Applications close on Saturday, 15 February 2020.

Actors in this post: Ewan Strydom

Shows in this post: Die Boland Moorde, Die Boekklub, Expresso

Channels in this post: kykNET


16 Jan 2020 01:33

Lemme enter...

16 Jan 2020 10:39

Mamwisi edited on
1/16/2020 4:29 PM

I really wanna enter this but I'm worried about my children & husband....I need to experience this.

16 Jan 2020 15:28

Coolness RainPrincess ... this one you can enter solo. 

Go for it Mamwisi! Deal with any consequences after. 

16 Jan 2020 16:30

Yeah... I'm going to enter!

21 Jan 2020 14:05

Jaykiie3 edited on
1/21/2020 2:06 PM

Entry form submitted!

22 Jan 2020 11:23

Good luck! 

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