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Tuesday, November 22, 2022


(Kim Engelbrecht who stars in “Reyka”)

M-Net’s drama series Reyka is up for the following at the international Emmy Awards:

-Kim Engelbrecht is up for Best Actress

-M-Net's Reyka is up for Best Drama and Best Actress (Kim Engelbrecht)

-First African drama series to be nominated in more than a decade

-Engelbrecht is fifth African actress to be nominated, following in the footsteps of Thuso Mbedu


This is MultiChoice’s fourth International Emmy nomination in six years.

Reyka was the opening night series at Monte-Carlo Television Festival in 2021. It was sold by Fremantle to 147 territories

M-Net is proud to be supporting their leading lady Kim Engelbrecht for her nomination in the Best Actress category at the International Emmy Awards, which took place on November 21, 2022, in New York. The acclaimed series, proudly produced by Quizzical Pictures, is also up for Best Drama Series.

Reyka follows a flawed but brilliant criminal profiler, Reyka Gama (Kim Engelbrecht). Haunted by her past, she investigates a string of brutal murders committed by a serial killer in the sugar cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal. Having been abducted as a child by a farmer named Speelman (Iain Glen), Reyka is traumatised by the experience but this also helps her enter the minds of Africa's most notorious criminals and turn them inside out.

Reyka is currently streaming on Showmax.