M-Net in a statement to the media on Sunday, has revealed that South Africa is about to host its first ever season of The Bachelorette.
A leading lady will now take centre stage after two successful seasons of The Bachelor,
The local version of the global franchise spin-off series, The Bachelorette South Africa, is already in pre-production and the identity of the country’s “rose like no other” will be revealed later this week according to the statement.
Lani Lombard, M-Net’s Head of Publicity said choosing the first Bachelorette was a daunting task but she also said that even though it’s not a hard-and-fast rule, it is customary for the spin-off programme to pick a lady from previous Bachelor seasons.
Lani added: “In this regard, we’re spoilt for choice. Both seasons featured many stunning ladies who could easily step into this coveted role and we know how fans fervently rooted for their favourites on social media. Behind the scenes, we were also contacted by other potential bachelorettes with strong credentials, but who did not appear on the show.”
Single guys should now get ready to put their names forward if they wish to become part of the love journey. It’s their turn now. Entries for the show will open immediately after the name of South Africa’s very first bachelorette is announced.
M-Net is planning to have The Bachelorette season 1 on its schedule early next year, with filming taking place as soon as possible in 2020.