Casting Calls

From Lockdown to locked-up: kykNET seeks inmates for new reality show

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Casting Calls on 04 May 2020
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If you've found some joy in Lockdown life then this reality show is for you.

And your family.

If they also want more.

kykNET is on a search for two Gauteng-based families who want to spend two more months in Lockdown after the rest of us are free.

The series is titled Kwarantyn (Quarantine) and will feature two families living in isolation in a Big Brother -type set-up - in two separate houses for a period of two months.

During this time, each family will embark on challenges, tasks, video diary sessions and Instagram journals in a battle to win viewer votes.

At the end of the series, the winning family will win R250,000.

Who can enter?

Afrikaans speaking families, consisting of family members over 18.

The number of family members needs to be between 5 and 8.

You can include extended family e.g. great grandparents, aunts, uncles, daughter's boyfriend etc.

You need to be permanent South African citizens.

What you need to know:

The series will be live streamed 24-hours a day to the kykNET YouTube channel.

There will also be daily TV shows featuring highlights.

No-one is allowed to leave the property for the full 60 days of the show.

How to enter:

You need to submit a video of you and your family which explains why your family is unique and interesting and why the show should choose you.

You can submit this video on Whatsapp to this number: 064 992 1319

Entries opened on Thursday, 30 April 2020 and close on Friday, 15 May 2020.

You'll find more info on the kykNET website here: Kwarantyn

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04 May 2020 16:12

Are black families also allowed?

04 May 2020 19:08

TVSA Team edited on
5/4/2020 7:21 PM

Hi Tshifhinga - welcome to TVSA.

Yes, applications are open to any families - the requirements are that you must be able to speak Afrikaans, you need to live in Gauteng and all entrants must be over 18. 

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