SA’s Got Talent announces new host

Mo, aka Toll A$$ Mo, is the new host of SA's Got Talent.
Mo, aka Toll A$$ Mo, is the new host of SA’s Got Talent.

The seventh season of SA’s Got Talent welcomes its new host, Mongezi ‘Mo’ Mahlangu. Mo is known for his eccentric comedy and lovable persona. He will bring an exciting element to the country’s most watched talent search show.

Mo is ecstatic for his new venture on SA’s Got Talent. ‘It’s a dream come true. SA’s Got Talent  is an internationally renowned show and it’s only an honour to carry the show with loads of humour, fun and energy. I am extremely excited to be working with the SA’s Got Talent judges and most importantly, all the amazing talent that we will see. It will be so interesting as our country is full of new age acts that can do nearly anything. I’m really looking forward to it.’ says Mo on his new role of being the host of SA’s Got Talent.

‘Mo is no stranger to television audiences in South Africa and we are excited to see what he will bring to the new season of SA’s Got Talent. He is the perfect host to keep the contestant’s nerves calm before they hit the stage to impress the judges as well as providing viewers with an entertaining presentation of the show.’ says Marlon Davids, acting MD: e.tv Channels Division.

Contestants with any act at any age still have the opportunity to register for pre-auditions before they kick off this weekend in Cape Town. Contestants that live outside the Western Cape, Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces can enter via an online video submission. Online pre-auditions can be submitted at https://rapidblue.formstack.com/forms/sagt before the 31st of May 2016.

Pre-audition details:

Cape Town:
Venue: e.tv Offices, 4 Stirling Street (cnr. De Villiers Road and Stirling Street) Zonnebloem, Cape Town
Dates: Saturday 30 April & Sunday 1 May
Times: Gates open 7am – 1pm

Johannesburg:
Venue: e.tv Offices, Albury Road, Dunkeld West, Johannesburg
Dates: Saturday 7 May & Sunday 8 May
Times: Gates open 7am – 1pm

Durban:
Venue: Olive Convention Centre, 81 Somtseu Road, Durban
Dates: Saturday 14 May
Times: Gates open 7am – 1pm

Pre-registration gives you the advantage of skipping the queue and being one of the first to be seen at the pre-auditions. Contestants can pre-register at https://rapidblue.formstack.com/forms/sagt.

About Mo
Mo, also known as Toll A$$ Mo, has become a household name, and one of South Africa’s favourite comedians. He has performed in various parts of the country and overseas including several festivals in Europe. Mo’s other achievements include being nominated in the Comic’s Choice Awards in 2011 as well as presenting the SAFTA Awards. Mo has also been the host of shows such as Ekse Zwakala and Kasi-licious on e.tv and eKasi+ on OpenView HD.

SA’s Got Talent will premiere on Sunday 4 September 2016 at 6:05PM on e.tv and eHD on Openview HD (Channel 104) and DStv (Channel 194).