Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 21 May 2017

On M-Net & M-Net HD [101], Sunday 21 May 2017 at 19:00 & again on M-Net Plus 1 [901] at 20:00


Brian Molefe: The Return

Six months ago Brian Molefe announced he was leaving Eskom. Since then, no investigation has been conducted into his friendship with the Guptas. Now he is back at the helm. Can the Eskom board justify this decision under South African law? Carte Blanche investigates his track record at Eskom, the reasons behind his departure and how he managed to return.

Producer: Anna-Maria van Niekerk and Marzanne van den Berg
Presenter: Bongani Bingwa
Researcher: Laura Bryne
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Facebook: Cracking the Code

Facebook is still one of the most popular social media networking sites in the world By using sophisticated algorithms, it has mastered the ability to track a lot of user browsing history, even when you’re not logged on or a registered member of the platform. This ensures that Facebook can target you with personalised advertising and news to keep you glued for longer. But this feedback loop is fuelling the rise and power of ‘fake news’. So how has this social media site cracked the code of human interaction over the internet?

Producer: ABC Catalyst
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Advanced Sex Dolls – The New Evolution [PG 16]

State-of-the-art adult dolls and toys are coming onto the market, using advanced technology and virtual reality to give buyers a more pleasurable and realistic experience. But can human interaction ever be replaced by sex toys and love dolls? Carte Blanche explores these innovative developments.

Producer: Sasha Schwendenwein
Presenter: Bongani Bingwa.

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By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: Instagram: IMDb: