Visionaries (known as Visionaries' Lounge in Season 1) is a South African talk show hosted by Ayanda-Allie Paine which profiles self-made South Africans who have made noteworthy achievements, with the goal of unpacking the process of building a successful life.
The achievers use their life stories to reveal the process of character development, self-belief, and the importance of values and personal philosophies in building a successful life determined by one's desires and dreams.
The series features guests across the racial lines and from a variety of different disciplines. Featured guests on Season 2 include Dee Blackie, Dereleen James and Romy Titus, to name a few.
Visionaries is shot in a relaxed studio environment where we get to know more about how the guests realised their dreams to be where they are today.
The working title of the show was Maropeng. The executive producer is Khanyi Magubane and Natasha Tshabalala is a producer.
Season 2 originally aired on SABC2 on Wednesdays at 20h30. It moved to Thursday at 20h30 from Episode 7, which aired on 4 April, 2019.