Funny man Gola and team are back for Season 5 of Late Nite News
The usual suspects are back for the 5 season of Late Nite News (LNN).
Gola will once again be heading up the team as the host, Riaad Moosa returns with his biting Second Opinion on all matters newsworthy while David Kibuuka continues to give his unusual take on world events.
Since its inception in September 2010, Late Nite News with Loyiso
Gola has propelled South African satire to the forefront of entertainment,
engaging viewers in humorous and honest public debate on all current affairs
The highly successful series is now in its fifth season and promises the return of no-holds bars reporting, unconventional comic observations and more in-depth and amusing interviews.
After encounters with the likes of Helen Zille, Gwede Mantashe and Mosioua Lekota, Chester Missing is still on his quest to grill more political figureheads. Tats Nkonzo, who is also the host of season three of SA’s Got Talent, is still crooning the Morale Index.
“LNN holds up a mirror to South Africa and encourages the youth to engage with the political landscape of today,” says Tamsin Andersson, Producer of LNN “Satire and humour are powerful tools in opening up the space for debate and free thought in popular culture. We ask the common sense questions and make people laugh.“ Andersson added
This season, all eyes are on the Road to Mangaung, with the final and 14th episode of LNN being broadcast a few days before the kick-off of Mangaung. Viewers can also expect cameos from some of the country’s most celebrated performers, in true LNN tradition.
Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola will be broadcast on 12 September 2012 at 9:35PM on e.tv and at 9:30PM on eNCA (DStv Channel 403) and in the United Kingdom on the SKY Digital Satellite Platform Channel 518.