STAR GIST: Africa Magic’s showbiz show premieres

Africa Magic Entertainment is launching STAR GIST, the continent’s very own answer to showbiz buzz, up-to-the-minute entertainment and trend news. This glamorous new show, with equally hip presenters, 25-year-old Vimbai Mutinhiri who hails from Zimbabwe and South African Lawrence Maleka, 22. STAR GIST is all about giving viewers exclusive star profiles, BTS (behind-the-scenes), features, and continental and international headlines – on the daily. Think: red carpet glam, inside info and unprecedented access into the world of African and international celebrity royalty.

STAR GIST will feature African entertainment news daily and exciting programme segments. Fashionistas will also be excited to see hot ticket red carpet events, and not just the glitz and glamour of the event but details on who was wearing which designer and where. Look out for ‘BTS’, which literally goes behind-the-scenes on shoot locations for music videos, movies and TV shows. Comedy segment – will be done similar to the celeb profiles except it will feature comedians from all over the continent. There will also be some believe it or not moments as the show takes a peek into the lavish and sometime unbelievable lifestyles of the über rich on ‘Big Bawlerz’.

“STAR GIST will be seen by audiences across the continent and we are hoping the predominantly locally-produced content will appeal toAfrica. We’re happy to be able to provide the continent with first class entertainment and up-to-the-minute industry news. The show is well-placed to take the newly rebranded AfricaMagic Entertainment to the next level,” says Biola Alabi, M-Net Africa MD.

Don’t miss the first episode of STAR GIST on Monday 11 June at 8.30pm on AfricaMagic Entertainment (DStv Channel 129). Continues every weekday at 8.30pm

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