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Net TV Launches autumn schedule: Three prime time drama series from October

Malta Independent Sunday, 10 September 2006, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago

Net TV’s autumn schedule starts on Monday 2 October with one of its best programmes ever. Monday nights will be dominated once again by the new episodes of Santa Monika. Net TV’s newest drama, Pupi produced by 26th Frame, will be broadcast on Tuesday. As from November, Gemma Portelli returns in a new sitcom Ta’ Horrox Borrox on Sunday nights.

Start the day with Net TV’s breakfast show Bongu Net presented by the delightful duo Mark Caruana and Louise Tedesco, and at noon the American soap opera Another Life, broadcast on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with double episodes each time.

At 1pm, Claudette Pace returns with Sellili, the lunchtime show that introduced afternoon viewing to local TV 10 years ago. It will be followed by the return of the popular Mini & Griz at 3:15pm. This time they will be joined by Mr Honey.

Pauline Agius hosts the youth programme Teen Trouble, followed by Marbeck Spiteri’s Donne. Donne will air from Monday to Thursday and on Friday Sylvana Callus will host Ghaddiet il-Gimgha.

Following its successful run last year, Kontra l-Hin returns for its second season presented by popular quizmaster Carlo Borg Bonaci.

The news bulletin will be aired at the usual time of 7:45pm. News updates are broadcast during the day at 7am, 2pm, 3pm, 6pm, 9:30pm and 11pm

On Monday, Santa Monika, the popular TV series by Frederick Zammit is set at the women’s correctional facility. It will be followed by Newsroom presented by Josianne Camilleri and at 10:30pm Jonathan Abel joins Net TV with his unplugged series.

On Tuesdays at 8:30pm, 26th Frame’s Pupi. This is Net TV’s newest drama based on a true story; it has a strong cast featuring Antonella Galea Loffreda, Eileen Micallef and Manuel Cauchi among others.

Gloria Mizzi also joins Net TV with her new programme Ippermettili while the socio religious programme The 700 Club is broadcast at 22.30.

On Wednesday, the second edition of L-Isfida. Claudette Pace will once again present this popular programme with the participation of Chiara, Felix Busuttil and the YADA Dance Company, as well as Alan Montanaro who are the tutors of the 30 participants that will be announced on Wednesday 4th October. At 22.30 Dr Paula Mifsud Bonnici will host Mill-Kunsill Ghalik.

On Thursdays at 10.30pm, Noel Formosa presents Ghawdex: Storja ta’ Success while the second season of the popular documentary series Storja ta’ Poplu is broadcast Friday nights at 8.30pm.

Net TV is also introducing late night shows. From Monday to Thursday at 11.30pm Clare Agius presents Mhux Ghal Kulhadd, while on Fridays at 11.30pm Chris Micallef will present Net Stars. On Sunday nights at 11.30pm, Clare Agius presents a half-hour interview with the main protagonist of Candor, who will be featured in the show broadcast earlier on Sunday evening.

On Saturday afternoon, Karl and Romina Bonaci, and Ryan Borg return to present another season of the popular entertainment show Kollox Sibt starting at 2.05pm and goes on till the 7.45pm news slot.

As from Saturday 28 October, Godwin Friggieri returns to Net TV at 12.00 with Niltaqghu s-Sibt.

Hbieb jew le? is the new Saturday evening entertainment show presented by Charles Saliba and Stephanie Spiteri.

On Sunday at noon, Marthese Brincat will present another edition of Haddiehor. At 2.05pm Louise Tedesco presents this year’s edition of Chatroom and at 5pm Charles Camenzuli hosts Sport Xtra. At 6.05pm, Clare Agius presents the cultural programme Candor while Fleur Balzan joins Net TV to present the seventh edition of Wheelspin.

In November, Gemma Portelli, Joe Attard, Charles Thake and Connie Azzopardi are among the principal stars of the new sitcom Ta’ Horrox Borrox. Finally, for all sport enthusiasts, Chris Micallef and Robert Cutajar present Replay.

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