NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer’s global, multi-platform brand dedicated to all things pop culture – today announced the launch date and star-studded lineup for the highly-anticipated return of its original production in Africa: Celebrity Game Night.
The fourth installment of the SAFTA award-winning series will be available on Universal+ immediately after airing weekly on E! Africa (DStv channel 124) from Sunday 23 April at 19:00 CAT.
Based on the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series Hollywood Game Night, Anele Mdoda returns to host Africa’s biggest games night with 10 one-hour episodes promising uncontrollable laughter and non-stop hilarity. Led by long-standing team captains Ayanda Thabethe and Jason Goliath, a starry array of local comedians, musicians, actors and media personalities compete in raucous challenges including all- new celebrity guests ProVerb, Gigi Lamayne, Amanda du-Pont, Anton Jeftha, Thuli Phongolo, Emo Adams, Shekinah, TBO Touch, Zakes Bantwini, Nadia Jaftha, SPHEctacula & Naves (Kings of the Weekend), Lusanda Mbane, Zozibini Tunzi, Anele Zondo, Simphiwe Ngema, DJ Sabby and many more.
Back for another slice of fun-filled action are Celebrity Game Night returning guests Pearl Modiadie, Lorna Maseko, Maps Maponyane, Khanya Mkangisa, Skhumba, Moshe Ndiki, Loyiso Gola, Warren Masemola, Mpho Popps, Glen Biderman-Pam, Ebenhaezer Dibakwane and Mojak Lehoko.
Anele Mdoda, host of Celebrity Game Night, said: “Just when you think I couldn’t pack my house with more games, more guests and more gut-aching belly laughs, I’m back with Ayanda, Jason and a fine array of famous faces for a brand-new season of Celebrity Game Night. Come and join the fun from 23 April on E! Africa and binge all previous seasons now on Universal+.”
Catch Season 4 of SAFTA award-winning Celebrity Game Night weekly from Sunday 23 April at 19:00 CAT on E! (DStv channel 124), with episodes available to watch immediately after on Universal+, exclusively via DStv.
Executive produced for NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer, Celebrity Game Night is produced by Rapid Blue in Johannesburg.
Celebrity Game Night Africa is the 24th international version of the hit NBC format Hollywood Game Night. The series has been adapted in French Canada, Hungary, Iceland, Greece, Turkey, France, Spain, Ukraine, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Romania, Czech Republic, and Slovakia to name a few. Celebrity Game Night is distributed globally by NBCUniversal Formats, part of Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group.