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Fancy having a Candid conversation in the middle of goat yoga, anyone? How about a relaxed dinner after an intense archery session? 1Magic’s newest talk show, Downtime with Somizi, will give viewers this and more when it debuts on DStv Channel 103.

Hosted by the multi-talented entertainer Somizi Mhlongo, the new 13-episode series is a talk show with a twist: Somizi chats with a pair of guests during an activity that takes them outside of their comfort zone as they take part in an outrageously fun and quirky experience for the first time, before heading to a relaxed and lowkey dinner where themed topics will be explored in-depth.

From Peggy-Sue Khumalo and Connie Ferguson talking about the beauty of love and the pain of loss, to Ntsiki Mazwai and Thandiswa Mazwai waxing lyrical about telling it like it is , Downtime with Somizi will offer viewers a deeper glimpse into some of the most famous and celebrated names in the country.

Of course, sharing a meal with Somizi is never dull, the show will also have a focus on fabulous food and exotic drinks. Travelling chef and sommelier, Xolani Mancotywa – South Africa’s first certified Sake sommelier – will present a menu and theme for each episode to delight his guests.

Other featured guests T-Bo Touch and DJ Sbu (the hustlers); Bobby Motaung and Shauwn Mkhize (the soccer rebels) and Anele Mdoda and Thembisa Nxumalo (sisterhood).

Downtime with Somizi isn’t your average talk show – it’s three interesting people having honest conversations and tackling topics the audiences have always wanted to know more about. Join in the chat on #DowntimeWithSomizi, every Fridays from 8 April 2022 at 20h30 on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103).


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