Three children of a polygamous layabout who has a throng of children that he cannot support are tired of their turbulent family life and look for a stable environment elsewhere. [parts 1-2]
Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
Big Brother Africa is the African version of the Big Brother reality game show. The show initially involved 12 countries within Africa with two countries being added in season 4 and two other countries being added in season 7. Each country provides a contestant living in an isolated house while trying to avoid being evicted by viewers and ultimately winning a large cash prize at the end of the show. The show is co-produced by Endemol South Africa.
Cowboy in Africa was an American Broadcasting Company television series produced during 1967-1968 by Ivan Tors and featuring Chuck Connors as the main actor. A 1966 television pilot show featuring Hugh O'Brian as Jim Sinclair, made into a movie and released to cinemas, was named Africa - Texas Style.
To get a true understanding of the mysterious world of the rainforest canopy, a team of scientists, local experts and cameramen spend five weeks living and working on an elaborate network of treehouses and observation platforms in Gabon, Central Africa.
Wild Africa is a BBC nature documentary series exploring the natural history of the African continent, first transmitted in the UK on BBC2 in November 2001. The series comprises six episodes. Each concentrates on a particular environment. The producers use aerial photography and wildlife footage to show how natural phenomena such as seasonal changes influence the patterns of life. Wild Africa was co-produced by the BBC Natural History Unit and the Discovery Channel. It was produced by Patrick Morris and narrated by Fergal Keane. The series forms part of the Natural History Unit's Continents strand. It was preceded by Congo earlier that year and followed a year later by Wild New World.
Lost Kingdoms of Africa is a British television documentary series. It is produced by the BBC. It describes the pre-colonial history of Africa. The series is narrated by Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford. The series was originally commissoned as part of the Wonderful Africa Season on BBC Four in the lead up to the 2010 World Cup. The first season of Lost Kingdoms of Africa was originally screened in the UK on BBC Four each Tuesday night over four weeks, starting on 5 January 2010. The second season of Lost Kingdoms of Africa was broadcast over four weeks, starting on 30 January 2012.
Expedition Africa is an eight-part reality television miniseries that originally aired from May 31, 2009 to July 12, 2009 on History. Produced by Mark Burnett, the program follows four modern day explorers—a navigator, a wildlife expert, a survivalist, and a journalist—as they substantially retrace H.M. Stanley's famed expedition to find Dr. David Livingstone. Their route deviates somewhat from Stanley's in that it includes a treacherous crossing of the Uluguru Mountains, which Stanley circumvented. Additionally, whereas Stanley took roughly 8 months to find Livingstone, the explorers on the show have 30 days to complete the 970-mile journey deep into the interior of Tanzania.
Mission Africa is a 12-part prime time television series produced by Diverse Bristol for BBC One and BBC Worldwide which follows fifteen trainees from the building trade, selected from hundreds of applicants across the UK, as they undertake various building and conservation projects. Traveling deep into the hostile frontier lands of Northern Kenya, with their expedition leader Ken Hames and new foreman Nick Knowles the team find themselves in the primitive Sera Conservancy, marooned by a dry river bed with no water, and to make matters worse a bull elephant to keep them company. Working side by side with local people the trainees have just six weeks to build an eco lodge, dig boreholes for water and help local wildlife experts repopulate the area with animals. The team of rookie builders, electricians, plumbers and architects have no experience of working and surviving in the African bush. They have to get the build completed while satisfying the needs of the local Samburu tribal leaders who need water for their domestic stock, as well as the wildlife they have been pledged to protect. Nick Knowles and former Special Forces Major Ken Hames put together the team, and are in charge of turning the volunteers into a united workforce. Ken, an expert on the African Frontier, also trains the team as wildlife rangers.
Unknown Africa is a 2007 documentary film from the BBC dealing with the environment and society of places in Africa.
Idols East Africa adalah rangkaian kompetisi bernyanyi, Idol Series International yang diikuti beberapa negara di Afrika Timur dan beberapa negara dari Afrika Selatan, yang ditayangkan perdana pada April 2008 hingga 27 Juli. Acara ini merupakan kedua kalinya Idol Internatioanl diadakan di Afrika, setelah sebelumnya diadakan kontes Idols di Afrika Barat. Negara yang berpartisipasi adalah Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, dan Zimbabwe. Audisinya sendiri diadakan di negara masing-masing. Namun negara-negara seperti Burundi, Komoro, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Lesotho, Madagaskar, Mauritius, Mozambik, Namibia, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, dan Swaziland juga mengadakan audisi kecil untuk dapat tampil audisi di ujuh negara utama. Eric Moyo dari Zimbabwe akhirnya terpilih sebagai pemenang setelah mengalahkan 9 finalis lainnya.
Animal Cops: South Africa is an American documentary reality television series that premiered on June 6, 2008 on Animal Planet. The program depicts cases that are handled and investigated by the Cape of Good Hope SPCA in and around Cape Town, South Africa. They handle any animal from pit bulls to Egyptian geese. The Cape of Good Hope SPCA is a community-run NGO and is a member of the NSPCA. The Cape of Good Hope SPCA became part of the Animal Cops show after Animal Planet commissioned a South African version of the series, based on Animal Precinct, Animal Cops Houston, Animal Cops Detroit, and more. The Inspectorate is based on a National Training program in South Africa provided and certified by the NSPCA and each inspector is authorized by the District Magistrates to investigate and intervene in animal cruelty complaints as well as educate on proactive initiatives. Their stance against animal cruelty has landed them the international focus with Animal Cops, highlighting the plight of animals within South Africa. All SPCAs are dependent solely on public donations, funding and receive no financial support from the South African Government, has no political ties and receives very little support from the national lottery.
Survivor South Africa is the South African edition of the Survivor reality television game show format. As in all versions of the show, contestants are isolated in a remote location and progressively eliminated by the vote of their fellow contestants. The winner receives a prize of R1 million. The show is produced by Endemol and broadcast on M-Net. The first two seasons were hosted by Mark Bayly, and from the third season Nico Panagio took over the hosting duties.