- Award-winning actor Lawrence Maleka has bagged an epic presenting gig on SABC 1
- The talented media personality has been announced as the new host of the channel's new programme Too Hot to Be Single
- The new show is a modern dating game show designed to find a match for people who rate themselves as hot singles
Lawrence Maleka has bagged a new presenting gig on SABC 1. The Safta award-winning thespian is the new host of SABC 1's reality show Too Hot to Be Single.
The new programme is a modern dating game show designed to find a match for people who rate themselves as hot property.
It features a hot single who is looking for an equally hot date. Led by Lawrence, six hopeful matches will go through a series of trials to impress the hot single. The show will premiere on Thursday, 8 April.
In a statement, SABC 1 brand manager Phuthi Moloto said the channel is excited to finally have Lawrence as part of the SABC1 family. Having a show on SABC 1 has been a career goal for Lawrence, according to the statement.
Phuthi expressed that the show wanted a host that is suave, charming, and can think on his feet. She added that they were 100% confident that Lawrence is the perfect fit for the fun and light-hearted dating show.
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Gospel singer Dr Tumi has dropped his new album titled The Great Shepherd. The musician released the 14-track project on Friday morning, 26 March.
The popular artist, who is also a real medical doctor, only features one singer, Banele Mahlangu, on the entire project. That just shows how much he believes in his own style of music and his song writing ability.
Dr Tumi took to Twitter to share with his fans that the album is now available for downloads and streaming. He wrote:
"#TGSOutNow on all digital platforms."
The hashtag #TGSOutNow has been trended on the micro-blogging platform when the album dropped. The star's fans used the platform to share their thoughts on the project. Check out some if their comments below:
"When it comes to lyrics neh, you gotta give it to the Doc."
"Ohhh wow. I can’t stop going back to this masterpiece."
"I have just downloaded #TheGreatShepherd album by @DrTumi_ This is how Gospel music should sound."
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