WHO WE ARE

Cardova was founded in 2010 with its flagship production, Expresso. Our programmes are advertiser funded programmes (AFP) and the company produces contemporary content that is creative, adaptable, relevant and innovative for television, digital and direct marketing.

 

We are a leader in creating high quality lifestyle entertainment that is innovative and engaging for our audience. We pride ourselves on producing quality television and online content that is both inspirational and educational. We aim to make a true connection with our audiences. Our dedicated team has a reputation for excellence, not only for our work across multiple platforms, but also for a highly personalized service that ensures rewarding, long-lasting relationships. Cardova is a (include BEE rating here) company and our diverse and energetic team is proud to create tailor-made solutions for brands and business of all sizes.


Discover for yourself why Cardova’s dynamic approach to content creation and broadcasting is a proven winner.

OUR SHOWS

EXPRESSO MORNING


South Africa’s award-winning feel good breakfast show,

featuring incredible food, live performances, heart-warming stories and local and international celebrity guests, broadcast at

06:00 – 09:00 weekday mornings on SABC3

AFTERNOON EXPRESS


A sophisticated, insightful and exciting variety talk show,

Hosted by Jeannie D, Bonnie Mbuli and Danilo Acquisto. Broadcast every weekday afternoon at 16:30 on SABC3.

WIN A HOME


South Africa’s premier interior design reality competition,

Sees up-and-coming young designers transform empty properties into exquisite homes and one lucky SABC3 viewer becomes the owner of the completed multi-million rand home.

PRESENTER SEARCH


The search is on for brand ambassadors to shine the spotlight for tv shows.

Presenter Search on 3 is a reality show format that sees a nationwide audition process were thousands of presenter hopefuls audition for one of three dream jobs as hosts of South Africa’s most popular television shows.

 

TROPIKA ISLAND


Living the smooth life in this island reality game show.

Tropika Island of Treasure is a popular reality game show format that pairs South Africa's most influential celebrities with everyday consumer contestants as they battle one another in beach games and grueling challenging on an exotic island destination in the bid to win the treasure of One million Rand

KLEIN BEGIN


 

KLEIN BEGIN follows the careers of some of the Afrikaans music industry’s biggest stars and meets the key people who supported them in achieving the success they have today.  

 

Every Monday night at 19:30on SABC2 , Klein Begin presenter, Ruan Josh, visits, among others, HemelBesem, Snotkop, Francois van Coke, Elvis Blue, Paxton and Sorina Erasmus. He meets their friends, family and colleagues, who never stopped believing in their dreams, and cooks up a delicious recipes dedicated to these special people in their lives. 

 

 

OUR AWARDS

Katlego Maboe

 

SAFTA Best TV Presenter for Expresso 2015 & 2016

You Spectacular Award for Most Stylish Male 2014

You Spectacular Award for Favourite TV Presenter 2016

 

Zoe Brown

 

Top 200 Mail & Guardian Young South Africans of 2018

Jeannie D

 

People Magazine Crystal Award 2006

Channel 24 Award for Best Online Presence and Sexiest Female on Social Media 2014

 

Bonnie Mbuli

 

SAFTA nomination for Best Talk Show Host in 2017

 

Expresso

 

African Brand Index for Top 3 performing brands in social media in 2016

 

GALLERY