Great news, aspiring presenters! E! Entertainment will be giving fans an opportunity to audition to become the next member of the E! family.
The popular broadcaster announced its new, locally produced series The Search: E! Host South Africa which is expected to launch on the channel in February 2017. The six-part series will follow eight aspiring presenters as they compete for the honour of being named the first-ever host for E! in South Africa.
"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," said Colin McLeod, Managing Director, UK and Emerging Markets, NBC Universal International Networks in a statement.
"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."
This new reality competition will follow the contestants as they live together in a luxurious mansion, showcasing their talent in a series of weekly challenges. Each week, one of the contestants will be eliminated by a panel of judges until only the most accomplished and tenacious contender – whose finger is firmly on the pulse of pop culture – is declared the winner. The winner will see their star-studded dreams come true, as they become the first-ever E! Host South Africa covering future events on behalf of the channel.
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