Turn It Out is a South African dance reality competition television series produced by Fuel Media in which each week contestants compete through various rounds of differing dance styles in the quest to become the Turn It Out champion and go home with a weekly cash prize.
The series premiered on SABC1 on Thursday 15 September 2011, at 19h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
Season 2 - entitled Turn It Out: Street Battle - premiered on SABC1 on Wednesday 17 October 2012, at 19h00. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 26 episodes in the second season.
In Season 2 - now titled Turn It Out: Street Battle - the Turn It Out studio takes to the streets of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town to create a series of 26 urban dance battles featuring some of South Africa's top dancers battling it out for the title of South Africa's top street dancer.
The programme is still a showcase for aspiring Dancers in all Urban Dance styles, as it was in the first season.
In each episode of the second season, four solo dancers compete for Street Cred. These are points that are awarded based upon a dancer's showing in each episode.
In the last four episodes of the season the 16 dancers with the most Street Cred compete for the Title of South Africa's Top Street Dancer.
Mac Leshomo was replaced for Season 2 by Noluthando Meje, while Chomee and Eric "Versatyle" Prinsloo return as permanent judges.
They are joined by celebrity guest judges and DJs at every Turn It Out city stop, in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.
Series exclusive to SABC1
Season 1 (26 episodes)
Premiere: 15 September 2011 | Finale: 8 March 2012 | Thursdays, 19h00
Season 2 (26 episodes)
Premiere: 17 October 2012 | Finale: 15 May 2013 | Wednesdays, 19h00