Television

Penguin Films is renowned for outstanding television production in drama, comedy, reality TV and game shows.

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Saints and Sinners (Season I)

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Crime, love, corruption, freedom: It’s all centre stage in this riveting new homegrown drama series. The mix of crime and love and corruption and freedom that has come in the wake of the birth of democracy in South Africa takes the spotlight in a brand new, homegrown drama series.
 
 
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Traffic!

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Traffic is an investigative drama/thriller following our central character, Detective Lungi Mlaba (Bonnie Mbuli) who, in the course of a murder investigation, finds her own integrity is severely put to the test.
 
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Treknet

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Treknet is a sitcom set in the world of a small fishing community produced by Penguin Films for kykNET. The comedy is based on the popular comic strip of the same name.
 
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You Deserve It

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You Deserve It is a game show on etv with a difference where the money you win is not for you, but it’s all about giving it away to someone who truly deserves it.
 
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Forced Love

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Forced Love is a romantic comedy based on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’. It centres on two people falling in love despite their serious misgivings about one another.
 
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Kêrels wat Kook

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Kêrels wat Kook (Guys who Cook) is an exciting Afrikaans cooking / dating reality series on kykNET based on the Love Bites format that was originally developed by Red Arrow International.
 
 
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Hidden Histories – Krotoa

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Hidden Histories is a slate of documentaries in pre-production that Penguin films are producing for SABC 1. Krotoa [her Khoi name] was a Khoi girl (c.1643-1674) of the Goringhaicona tribe from the Cape who was taken at the impressionable age of ten or eleven years old into the home of Jan van Riebeeck as a domestic servant.
 
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Montana

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Penguin Films produced 78 episodes of Montana for SABC 1. The series revolved around the community of Montana in Cape Town which is a melting pot of different races and social classes.
 
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