Music & Talent Shows

The Re-Introduction

This 13-part docuseries brings African music legends back into the spotlight, all through the lens of today’s hottest artists.

Get ready for a musical journey through time with “The Re-Introduction”! This 13-part docuseries brings African music legends back into the spotlight, all through the lens of today’s hottest artists. In a world of streaming and fleeting hits, we’re giving legends like Fela Kuti and Brenda Fassie the stage they deserve, reimagined by modern African stars. Don’t miss this epic blend of old-school genius and new-school vibes!

Broadcast Channels: Trace Urban – Sunday @ 19:00, Repeats Tuesday @ 19:00 and Saturday @ 15:00; Trace Africa – Saturday @ 15:00, Repeats Monday @19:00 and Wednesday @ 22:00; There will be a Second Licensing of the TV Show on SABC 1

Duration: 13 Eps x 24 min

Genre: Music Documentary Producer: Trace Studios

Gospel Superstars

Get ready for Gospel Superstars 2024, where the soul of South Africa takes center stage!

Get ready for Gospel Superstar 2024, where the soul of South Africa takes center stage! This digital extravaganza brings together the brightest stars and freshest talent in gospel for a reality competition like no other. Our goal? To crown the next Gospel Superstar and create an annual album that captures the spirit and joy of this beloved genre. From local communities to the whole African continent, we’re spreading the gospel far and wide. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this heavenly journey!

Broadcast Channels: ETV Sunday 17h00 – 18h00, E-Reality Sunday 20:00 to 21:00, E-Extra TBC, and EVOD, 7th January 2024 and 31st March 2024 Easter Sunday will be episode 13

Duration: 13 Eps x 48 min

Genre: Gospel Reality

Producer: Known Associates Entertainment

Future Maskandi

This 13-part, studio-based host, insert and music video driven variety show introducing the world to the backstories and music of new entrants into the Maskandi Music space.

Maskandi is a classic Zulu folk music genre popularized by KZN rooted artists such as Phuzekhemisi and Moses Mchunu. Future Maskandi is a 13-part, studio-based host, insert and music video driven variety show that aims to introduce the world to the backstories and music of new entrants into the Maskandi Music space.

Broadcast Channels: Trace Urban (20:00), Trace Africa (19:00), Repeats Thurs @ 19:00, Urban Sat @ 18:00, Africa – Friday @ 19:00, Second Licensing of the TV Show on SABC 1

Duration: 13 x 24 minutes (2nd Season)

Genre: Music Variety Show

Producer: Trace Studios

Ultimate Entertainer

Thirteen well-known wildly different South African music artists compete in different music styles that they are not familiar with – like Maskandi, Hip Hop, Opera, R&B, Gqom, Gospel and more.

Thirteen well-known wildly different South African music artists compete in different music styles that they are not familiar with – such as Maskandi, Hip Hop, Opera, Pop Music, Kwaito, R&B, Gqom, Gospel and more.

These top artists adapt to the music styles and learn the choreography before performing to a live audience on stage with viewers then voting one artist off the show weekly, with the last “Star” standing crowned The Ultimate Entertainer!

Broadcast Channels: SABC 1 Sunday 18:00, SABC+

Duration: 13 x 46 minutes, 13 x 10 minutes (Weekly results show), Additional companion show: 13 x 15 minutes on YouTube & Facebook live

Genre: Reality Competition / Live studio show

Producer: The TV SMITHS

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