VIA to air nine new shows this October

Nine new TV shows to kick off on the Afrikaans lifestyle channel VIA this month. From cooking programmes, makeover or thrilling reality TV shows, viewers will be able to enjoy an array of shows on VIA. 

Jan, a new show will see South Africa’s Michelin-Star Chef, Jan-Hendrik Van Der Westhuizen, go on a culinary adventure in Nice. Opgetof is a new style programme showing experienced décor team helping guesthouse owners in the Free State of Parys. Die Skatties is a TV show which will see the celebration of strong women. The makeover session will be carried out by Christi Panagio and her team who will transform special guests iin the style of iconic pin-up heroine from the 1950’s and 1960’s. Veld tot vurk, the celebrated chef and forager Chris Erasmus shows viewers how to prepare lavish meals with fresh ingredients commonly used in the region. In My Matriekafskeid, the presenter Sinki Mlambi takes us on a journey to the biggest night of a girl’s high-school career: her matric farewell.

 In Wat is in ’n naam? the famous couple Diaan Lawrenson and Jody Abrahams as well as their friend Emo Adams and his wife Michelle Gildenhuys explore their roots through their families’ love stories. Viewers will get to hang out in Moskou se kombuis during the food-meets-talk show by the young chef and musician Moskou du Toit. In Eerste liefde we see whether an encounter with the first person you fell in love with, can dramatically change your life. Die roof-dossiere is a gripping and insightful new show in which we explore the stories behind the biggest heists and robberies in South African history as told through the eyes of crime experts and those who witnessed these events.

DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact customers who use Catch Up on DStv Now or DStv Catch Up Plus, can now get more shows from VIA from October.