Survivor SA

Survivor South Africa gains popularity in Australia

31 May 2021
The eighth season of Survivor SA will be streaming on Australian service 10 Play at the same time as M-Net from 3 June!
Nico Panagio – Survivor SA season 8

The 8th season of Survivor South Africa is coming to Australian streaming service, 10 Play, express from South Africa and will premiere from 3 June, at the same time as on M-Net.

“It’s a tribute to the quality of our show that Survivor South Africa: Immunity Island has been picked up – with the commitment to stream it in line with the SA broadcasts,” says Jan du Plessis, Channel Director for M-Net Channels.

Creative Producer & Series Director, Afrokaans Film & Television’s Leroux Botha says: “In Survivor South Africa our castaways push themselves beyond their limits over 39 days to outwit, outplay and outlast and has gained international traction on the back of our relatable characters, great storylines and excellent editing,” he says.

South African viewers wanting to relive all the great moments from Survivor SA ahead of the new season can find seasons 6 and 7 on Showmax.

Survivor South Africa: Immunity Island was filmed on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape – a first local setting for the local franchise, on the back of COVID-19 related international travel challenges. Filmed in partnership with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC), the 8th season of the show is produced by Afrokaans and hosted by Nico Panagio. The Survivor format is represented internationally by Banijay Rights.

The series will premiere on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) on Thursday 3 June at 19:30. For exclusive show content visit the M-Net website, and join the conversation with #SurvivorSA and #MNet101 on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.