M-Net has announced that it has secured the rights to produce a local version of the worldwide reality television smash hit, The Bachelor South Africa.

The dashing South African Bachelor’s first date with M-Net 101 viewers is scheduled for the next Valentine’s Day, Thursday 14 February 2019. The hunky model, who is also a businessman, will "date" 25 women from all over South Africa before finally choosing one he will likely propose to on the show.