you ever day-dreamed about what you would do with R1-million in cash?
Do you think you’d do well in a simple game of multiple choice? If your
answer to both questions is a resounding “yes”, your dreams might just
turn into reality with a brand-new M-Net game show windfall!
has announced today that it joined forces with Endemol South Africa to
create its own version of the hit international game show The Money
, with auditions starting soon.
M-Net’s Channel Director for
General Entertainment, Theo Erasmus, says having a South African version
of The Money Drop
, confirms the M-Net channel’s commitment to keep its
viewers entertained with blockbuster local shows: “Following hot on the
heels of the immensely popular reality shows MasterChef SA
and Idols SA
M-Net’s Million Rand Money Drop
is bound to become the TV talk of the
“The American version of this nail-biting game show, which
was screened on M-Net earlier this year, struck a chord with our
audiences, and we’re excited to introduce the local version of this
unique, high-stakes game show to our M-Net schedule.”
series is the highest selling format since 2010 for production company
Endemol, having already been made in key markets across Europe, the
Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
So how does the
show work? In each episode a pair of contestants starts off with R1-million in hard cash. Just eight simple multiple choice questions stand
between them and their money. Sounds simple, right? Think again! One
wrong move, and they could see all their cash disappear through a
trapdoor. So the question is… Can you beat the drop?
production on the series already having begun, M-Net is gearing up to
hold auditions for the series in four cities across South Africa:
· Johannesburg – Thursday, 25 October and Friday, 26 October
· Durban – Thursday, 01 November and Friday, 02 November
· Cape Town – Thursday, 08 November and Friday, 09 November
· Port Elizabeth – Friday, 16 November and Saturday, 17 November
in each audition city will be confirmed in due course and updated
information will be made available on www.mnet.co.za
If you and your chosen partner think you have the drive, personality and knowledge to enter the show, make sure to print out the entry form
, complete it and bring it along to your audition!
For those entrants who are unable to do this, forms will also be available at audition venues.
So what are you waiting for? You could be sharing the spotlight with R1 Million!