(TV)5 is a South African magazine, lifestyle and music television series billed as "the television face of 5FM" which covers the latest music, news, gossip, hot events, tours, best parties, latest fashions and gigs both in South Africa and abroad.
The show also gives viewers a sneak peek into the lives of some of the biggest radio DJs and presenters in the country; and a number of the radio features are brought to life visually.
The series premiered on SABC3 on Friday 4 February 2011, at 19h30. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
The first season aired on SABC3 from 4 February to 29 July, 2011, on Fridays at 19h30. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 26 episodes in the first season.
Billed as "the television face of 5FM", (TV)5 (represented graphically as "TV to the power of 5") brings 5FM radio personalities to television screens to present a magazine, lifestyle and music show.
(TV)5 is driven by 5FM DJs and covers the latest music, news, gossip, hot events, tours, best parties, latest fashions and gigs both in South Africa and abroad.
On a more personal note, the show also gives viewers a sneak peek into the lives of some of the biggest radio DJs and presenters in the country.
Many of the features that 5FM listeners have come to know are brought to life visually on (TV)5 including Gareth Cliff's News to Use or Lose; and 5FM's Power Nite DJs present their relevant music genre's Top 5 tracks each week.
(TV)5 also brings the character of Tyren to life, a popular on-air feature on The Fresh Drive who delivers Tyren's Top Five on a daily basis.
With 5FM's Grant Nash and Anele Mdoda as anchors, features also include Thomas Msengana on sports, Sureshnie's Top 3 of the Top 40 and Power Nites presenters (DJ Fresh, Euphonik, Bongi Mbelu, C-Live and Jon Savage) with the best of their weekly shows.
There are also a number of packaged inserts lead by 5FM DJs as they gig, party, travel, promote and grab headlines around the country.
Series exclusive to SABC3
Season 1 (26 episodes)
Premiere: 4 February 2011 | Finale: 29 July 2011 | Fridays, 19h30
Season 2 (9 episodes)
Premiere: 5 August 2011 | Finale: 30 September 2011 | Fridays, 20h00