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Bring on the TV magic this January - part 3

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American Idol – Sundays (15:00) – starts Sunday 17th January 2010:
Season nine of American Idol returns but this time to M-Net Series in January. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the award-winning series goes in search of America's next singing superstar.

This year the show's judges, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and new addition, Ellen DeGeneres, will travel across America in search of the next American Idol. Then, they will narrow the group down to semifinalists who will sing their hearts out for television viewers every week. The American public will then get to decide who stays, and who goes. The winner of American Idol receives a major recording contract. Past winners include Kelly Clarkson, David Cook, Jordin Sparks and Carrie Underwood.
Channel: MNET

MAN – Fridays (21:30) – starts Friday 22nd January 2010:

Man crafts a new genre of reality documentary film making for South African television, creating a contemporary series exploring 30-something’s, how they perceive themselves, their potential partners and subsequent interactions. This series aims to open closed doors and broaden perspectives in its pursuit of a candid look at Cape Town’s contemporary man. Each episode explores a different aspect of the male persona through a cast of participants, with no previous television experience. In a city where women outnumber men three to one, these individuals test their audacity and awareness, through a series of dates, interviews and experiences. Our characters give us an insight into why so many men in their 30’s are single. What influences Cape Town’s contemporary man? How does he interact socialize, break the ice, mingle and pick-up? Through the characters, Man exposes the workings of Cape Town’s social mechanism.
Channel: SABC 3
Why not check MAN TV for all the latest news and episodes

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