The hosts of the 8th edition of the South African Film and Television Awards have been announced. Our favourite comedienne, Tumi Morake, who we hear was a riot at the Roast of Kenny Kunene, will be co-hosting with fellow comedian, Alan Committie. This is a step in the right direction. We are still smarting after last year's hosts...
Even though we would have loved Anele Mdoda and Rob van Vuuren to host the awards, we also love Tumi and her work and Alan is funny, an evident in the many times we've seen him on M-Net's Laugh out Loud and his SAFTA winning role on M-Net's Van der Walt's Fault. He's also hosted the
The awards will be broadcast on SABC 3 from 7.30pm and will be coming to our screens, live from Gallagher Estate. As reported earlier this week, Top Billing's Bonang Matheba will be hosting the red carpet.
We certainly hope that it's a success, even though the SAFTAs sometimes just disappoints us. And this silence regarding the hosts, awards presenters and performers is just really odd.
Catch the SAFTAs tomorrow on SABC 3 from 7.30pm