A pre-recorded reality TV show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, is to be broadcast on Saturday night, despite her death earlier this week.

Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been charged with her murder after it was revealed the model and TV presenter was shot four times at the athlete's house in Pretoria, South Africa, early on Valentine's Day morning.

Producers of the Tropika Island of Treasure, have decided to broadcast the first show in her memory.

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The masthead on the programme's site, showing Reeva third from left

"As we grieve today with Reeva's family and friends and struggle to make sense of this shocking tragedy, it has taken much deliberation to come to the decision to continue screening Tropika Island of Treasure 5 as planned," executive producer Samantha Moon said in a statement.

"This week's episode will be dedicated to Reeva's memory."

A special tribute will be broadcast ahead of Saturday's show at 6:30 pm (1630 GMT).

The show which sees celebrity contestants compete for one million rand (£73,000) through a series of challenges filmed in a Utopian setting in Jamaica.

Each week the winner of the challenge can decide who stays and who leaves the island.

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Reeva was the face of Avon in South Africa

Reeva, asked to describe herself for the show, which is now in its fifth series, says: "Brainy, blonde, bombshell".

The tag line for the show is 'Your Saturday nights have never been hotter.'

A statement on their website currently reads "We are deeply saddened and extend our condolences to Reeva’s family and friends" beneath a picture of the contestants in bikinis and brandishing juice, the sponsor of the show.

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Oscar Pistorius holds his head in his hands and sobs in court

Meanwhile Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius "sobbed uncontrollably" in court on Friday as he was formally charged with murder.

It has emerged in the South African press that Steenkamp had been shot four times through a bathroom door.

Prosecutors have indicated they plan to pursue premeditated murder charges.

The court will reconvene on Tuesday and Pistorius will remain in police custody until then.

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  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South Africa's national broadcaster says it will screen the show featuring the dead model girlfriend of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius, two days after she was shot and killed at Pistorius' home. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Stimulii)

  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South Africa's national broadcaster says it will screen the show featuring the dead model girlfriend of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius, two days after she was shot and killed at Pistorius' home. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Stimulii-HO)

  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South Africa's national broadcaster says it will screen the show featuring the dead model girlfriend of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius, two days after she was shot and killed at Pistorius' home. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Stimulii-HO)

  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South Africa's national broadcaster says it will screen the show featuring the dead model girlfriend of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius, two days after she was shot and killed at Pistorius' home. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Stimulii)

  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South Africa's national broadcaster says it will screen the show featuring the dead model girlfriend of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius, two days after she was shot and killed at Pistorius' home. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Stimulii)

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    Reeva was a model with Ice Model Management in Johannesburg. This is one of her portfolio pictures.

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    Reeva Steenkamp seen in an image posted to her facebook page

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    Reeve Steenkamp, during a photo shoot. She was the face of Avon in South Africa.

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    One of Reeva's portfolio pictures from Ice Model Management.

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    Reeva and Pistorius had been dating for two months

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    As well as being the face of Avon in South Africa, Reeva also presented a number of TV shows

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    Reeva used her Twitter account regularly, often retweeting and posting links that highlighted violence against women

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    Reeva Steenkamp seen in an image posted to her facebook page

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    Oscar Pistorius (left) and Reeva Steenkamp at Tashas All White Party at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Reeva pictured at the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2013 on 7 February 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa

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    Reeva Steenkamp seen in an image posted to her facebook page

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    Reeva Steenkamp seen in an image posted to her twitter page

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    Reeva Steenkamp out and about in an image posted to her twitter page

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  • Reeva Steenkamp (LEFT)

    Reeva Steenkamp poses for a photograph on her twitter page

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    Reeva Steenkamp seen in an image posted to her twitter page

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    Reeva Steenkamp seen in an image posted to her facebook page

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    Reeva Steenkamp was a cover star for FHM magazine

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    Reeva demonstrating the joys of MINIs

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    Reeva poses with a friend

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    Reeva receives some canine attention

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    Reeva's modelling career led to some high profile magazine covers

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    Reeva with Oscar Pistorius at the SA Sports Awards

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    Reeva and Oscar Pistorius arrive at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg for the SA Sports Awards

  • A promo for the Tropika Island of Treasure Show, in which Reeva was due to appear

    Reeva had been set to appear as a celebrity contestant in the Tropika Island of Treasure Show this Saturday. On their website on Thursday morning, they posted a note extending their condolences to her friends and family.

  • PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA: Reeva Steenkamp in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Mike Holmes/The Herald/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

    Reeva Steenkamp phorographed recently in Johannesburg

  • PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA: Reeva Steenkamp in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Mike Holmes/The Herald/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

    Reeva had worked for Toyota, FHM, Clover & Italian brand Zui as well as doing some TV presenting

  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this frame-grab from state television channel SABC 1 a tribute is devoted to slain model Reeva Steenkamp, girlfriend of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. South Africa’s national broadcaster went ahead with the screening of the reality TV show "Tropica Island of Treasure" Saturday, Feb 16, 2013, featuring the dead model. Steenkamp encouraged her family to watch in one of her last conversations with them before her shooting death at the home of Pistorius. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

  • Reeva Steenkamp

    In this frame-grab from state television channel SABC 1 a tribute is devoted to slain model Reeva Steenkamp, girlfriend of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. South Africa’s national broadcaster went ahead with the screening of the reality TV show "Tropica Island of Treasure" Saturday, Feb 16, 2013, featuring the dead model. Steenkamp encouraged her family to watch in one of her last conversations with them before her shooting death at the home of Pistorius. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)