#OpenUpTheIndustry: New Reality Show Searches For E! Host South Africa

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Aspiring presenters now have a chance to live their dreams as prestigious broadcaster E! Entertainment has launched a search for E! Host South Africa.

According to the broadcaster, its new, locally produced series The Search will haunt for E! Host South Africa. The search is expected to launch on the channel in February 2017. It will be comprised of a six-part series that will follow the activities of eight aspiring presenters as they compete for the

It will be comprised of a six-part series that will follow the activities of eight aspiring presenters as they compete for the honour of being named the first-ever host for E! in South Africa.

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This is a great opportunity for all the talented people out there to become a member of the prestigious E! family. On the reality competition, contestants will be assessed as they live together in a luxurious mansion, showcasing their talent in a series of weekly challenges.

It sounds like fun at first but, each week will see one of the contestants eliminated from the mansion by a panel of judges. This will be repeated until only the most accomplished and talented who’s well grounded in pop culture is declared the winner.



Consequently, the winner will become the first-ever E! Host South Africa covering future events on behalf of the channel. Moreover, the winner will get to see his or her dreams coming true.

In his statement, Colin McLeod, Managing Director, UK and Emerging Markets, NBC Universal International Networks said;

“E! Entertainment Television continues to invest into original programming and, with The Search: E! Host South Africa about to begin production, we are delighted to be showcasing local talent.”

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“It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance for up-and-coming talent from across the country to pursue this unique opportunity to become a pop culture ambassador on E! in Africa.”

Meanwhile, there has been calls to open up the entertainment industry for fresh talents in the country. I guess this is it.