Stale food

Loads of DStv view­ers aren’t happy with old food shows that are dished up.

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I am a DStv Pre­mium sub­scriber and I’d like to know why the chan­nels – Food Chan­nel, Zee World and GlowTV – are air­ing old sea­sons of cook­ing shows like Chris Saleem’s Boho Kitchens? – M LABUSCHAGNE, SMS “We are mov­ing away from over­seas con­tent and look­ing rather at lo­cal con­tent or even sourc­ing our own productions,” ex­plains Nazeer Noor­mo­hamed from the GlowTV chan­nel. “This re­quires plan­ning and lo­gis­tic sup­port on a tremen­dous scale, given the type of show that is be­ing made.” He adds that “in the in­terim, the chan­nel will be re­peat­ing over­seas con­tent un­til they have played out or we get the go-ahead for the lo­cal ma­te­rial.” As they say, out of the fry­ing pan and into the fire…

Chris Saleem’ Boho Kitchens .

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