dance show rocks on tv
The spectacular Strictly Come Dancing show on SABC2 is fast becoming a South African television draw card despite competing with SABC1's Nguni news for the popular slot.
And it's all thanks to the drama, glitz and, of course, electrifying turn of events.
While most viewers and the judges have silently written off personality Uyanda Mbuli for her not-so-fancy footwork, she and partner Ryan Hammond remain at the bottom of the list. One critic even suggested that Mbuli should try gumboot dancing because of her lack of rhythm. But judging from the show's recent history, they could easily climb the ladder and waltz all the way to victory.
Another couple still sitting in the shadow of doubt is international Emmy award nominee Brenda Ngxoli and partner Quintus Jansen.
The two are reported to have had problems synchronising their rehearsal schedules, but whimsical Ngxoli stole the hearts of the judges and viewers last Thursday and was showered with compliments for her "professional headwork".
This saved them from the axe that landed heavily on Mark Williams and partner Kabelo Sebusi.
Viewers said Williams dances as if he is playing football. And as if to prove just how emotional viewers of this show are, Ashley Hayden and partner Muntu Ngubane sit comfortably in second position all because Hayden went on stage despite her toe fracture. Strictly Come Dancing airs on Thursdays at 7.30pm.