Calling all fans of Idols South Africa! Get ready for the most sensational season yet as the iconic talent search competition returns to your screens for its final installment, aptly titled “iLast Number.” Prepare to be dazzled and captivated as we bid farewell to a show that has shaped the music industry for two decades.
Starting on Saturday 8 July, tune in to Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 18:00 for an unforgettable musical experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat. But that’s not all! In an exciting twist, we are thrilled to announce that, for the first time in Idols SA history, the farewell season will also air on Mzansi Wethu (DStv channel 163) at 19:30. Yes, you read that right – now Idols SA fans can also catch the magic of the show just after the news, exclusively on Mzansi Wethu.
Witness the return of our expert judging panel featuring the indomitable trio: Somizi Mhlongo, Thembi Seete, and JR Bogopa. Their savvy, passion, and vibrant personalities will once again light up your screens and set the stage ablaze.
Reminiscing about the show’s rich history, Idols SA made its debut on M-Net in 2002, launching countless careers and transforming aspiring singers into household names, from the likes of Heinz Winkler in season 1, and the reigning champion of season 18 Thapelo Molomo. Now, after 21 glorious years, we invite you to join us in celebrating this landmark season, and the incredible talent that has graced the stage over the years – not forgetting those who are part of our final curtain call.
ProVerb, the charismatic host and co-producer of Idols SA, will guide Mzansi Magic and Mzansi Wethu viewers through this unforgettable season, ensuring every moment is filled with excitement, drama, and unforgettable performances.
There’s a lot to look forward to with Idols SA moving from its traditional Sunday slot to a captivating Saturday evening time slot. This change promises to infuse the farewell season with electric energy, ensuring you kick off your weekend with an exhilarating musical extravaganza.
Will you be there to witness the crowning of the final Idols SA winner? Join us on Saturday 8 July at 18:00 on Mzansi Magic DStv channel 161 and at 19:30 on Mzansi Wethu DStv channel 163. Let’s make this farewell season one for the books, a final symphony of talent and triumph.