SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

The Real Goboza

Genres: Magazine, Celebrity Gossip

Rate:

6.5

Add to Show Favourites

About the Show

The Real Goboza is a South African celebrity gossip and entertainment magazine show produced by Urban Brew which features the latest news and gossip about South African celebrities and the events and happenings they're involved with.

The series premiered on SABC1 on Wednesday 27 June 2007, at 21h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Season 8 premiered on SABC1 on Saturday 23 November 2013, at 18h00. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 52 episodes in the eighth season.

Synopsis

The show features the latest news and gossip about Mzansi (South African) celebrities and the hip events and happenings they're involved with.

The show's magazine format covers music, movies, TV and South Africa's social scene and mixes comedy, fact and live music to share the news.

Regular inserts include interviews with celebs from within their homes and snazzy cars, entertainment news updates, red carpet coverage, reviews, fashion and celeb scandal.

Whether it's spilling the beans about socialites or sexy business people, soap stars or the escapades of the daughters of the powerful, the show aims to celebrate the media and those peole who've achieved recognition in it.

Filmed both in studio and on location, the first season of the show was hosted by Yfm DJs Dineo Ranaka and Trevor Noah and featured a special TV insert called "TV With Lelo" which was hosted by TVSA blogger Brown Shuga, who went by her real name (Lelo Boyana) on the show.

This insert included updates and gossip about the latest TV shows on SABC's channels.

Trevor Noah and Dineo Ranaka left the show after the first season. Fashion journalist Kuli Roberts replaced Ranaka for Season 2 as the female host. The male replacement for Noah was Siyabonga Ngwekazi.

Roberts and Ngwekazi were replaced for the fourth season by television and radio personality Phat Joe and actress Brenda Ngxoli. Pearl Thusi replaced Ngxoli towards the end of Season 5.

Roberts and Ngwekazi were replaced for the fourth season by television and radio personality Phat Joe and actress Brenda Ngxoli. Pearl Thusi replaced Ngxoli towards the end of Season 5 and she was replaced by Sinazo Yolwa and Amanda Du-Pont for the final episode of Season 7, who went on to host Season 8 with Phat Joe.

Related Articles

RGB Returns For Season 2
Shuga Lands TV Slot On Real Goboza!
Real Goboza Postponed For Madiba Soccer Game
RGB Episode 3 Gallery
RGB's Last Ride
5 Reasons Why Trevor Noah Is Just Fine On RGB
The Real Gobozas Revealed!
Why Phuti Can't Do RGB!
New Shows Due, No Presenters!
I'm Not A Prophet!
Goodbye Trevor & Hello To....??
Real Goboza Episode 1
Real Goboza Episode 3
RGB Returns Reloaded

Seasons

The series is exclusive to SABC1. Episodes were an hour long for the first season - since Season 2 they have been half an hour in length.

Season 1 (13 episodes)

Premiere: 27 June 2007 | Finale: 10 October 2007 | Wednesdays, 21h00

Season 2 (26 episodes)

Premiere: 16 July 2008 | Finale: 7 January 2009 | Wednesdays, 21h00

Season 3 (26 episodes)

Premiere: 14 January 2009 | Finale: 8 July 2009 | Wednesdays, 21h00

Season 4 (26 episodes)

Premiere: 4 September 2010 | Finale: 26 February 2011 | Saturdays, 18h00

Season 5 (26 episodes)

Premiere: 24 September 2011 | Finale: 27 March 2011 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 6 (26 episodes)

Premiere: 7 April 2012 | Finale: 13 October 2012 | Saturdays, 18h00

Season 7 (52 episodes)

Premiere: 20 October 2012 | Finale: 16 November 2013 | Saturdays, 18h00

Season 8 (52 episodes)

Premiere: 23 November 2013 | Finale: 15 November 2014 | Saturdays, 18h00


Starring

as
Host - Herself

as
Host - Herself

as
Host - Herself

as
Host - Herself

as
Host - Herself

as
Host - Herself

as
Host - Himself

as
Host - Himself

as
Host - Himself

as
Presenter - Herself


SABC1's 2019 Coast to Coast Tour: cities, dates, venues, stars

20 Nov 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: SABC1 | 2 comments
Updated! Star-spottin' in Cape Town... venues and events for this weekend's leg of the channel's tour...


The Real Goboza on RGB

09 May 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: SABC1 | 1 comment
The latest umgosi on SABC1's repeats of outdated RGB episodes.


Donovan Goliath signed as new RGB host

04 Aug 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: SABC1 | 3 comments
It's official.

LATEST ARTICLES

Comic Con Africa calls for artists for 2020 hoodie design challenge

How to get your fan art onto a limited edition Puma hoodie.


Black Brain Pictures now casting for four male characters for new drama series

A brief of each character and how to audition.


TV and film production internships up for grabs for graduates

Script writing, editing, animation and... apply for an internship in multiple disciplines.


Filmmaking competish offers R50,000 documentary budget as first prize

It's Opportunities Day on TVSA. There may be a pandemic but there are still opportunities afoot.


New on TV today: Thursday 13 August

Period drama Barkskins brings the weird to Nat Geo, as Louis Theroux talks to anorexia on SABC3.


Skeem Saam Teasers - September 2020

Pretty resorts to desperate measures. Also, Koloi's future education is dictated.


Binnelanders Teasers - September 2020

Faf tries to play Annelize and Conrad off one another.


New on TV today: Wednesday 12 August

Netflix tackles the corrupt wellness industry in (Un)Well and 9-1-1: Lone Star comes to Compact.


New! Brave & Beautiful Teasers - August 2020

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's 19h00 novela (replaces Kulfi) ahead of its premiere on Tuesday, 18th...


Movie Review: Seriously Single

Seriously Single on Netflix joins the South African rom-com 'renaissance', but is it a worthy entry?

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






10-Day Clean Eating Challenge

×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.