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


So You Think You're Funny!

Genres: Comedy, Reality, Reality Competition

Rate:

6.8

Add to Show Favourites

Seasons


Season 2

So You Think You're Funny! is a South African reality competition television series produced by Curious Pictures in which amateur comedians compete to win R100,000 and an opportunity to work with premier South African comedian David Kau on upcoming projects.

The series is hosted by David Kau, with fellow judges Moshidi Motshegwa and Ntobeko "Ntosh" Madlingozi. The first season was won by Sifiso Nene.

So You Think You're Funny! premiered on SABC1 on Tuesday 4 November 2008, at 19h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Season 2 premiered on SABC1 on Monday 27 July 2009, at 19h00. New episodes air weekly. There are 13 half-hour episodes in the second season.

Season 2

Season 2 of So You Think You're Funny was launched on Wednesday 3 June 2009, at Latinova in Rosebank, attended by Season 1 winner Sifiso Nene.

The comedy series makes a comeback on SABC1 on Monday, 27 July at 19h00 for a 13-week marathon of fun and laughter. And, it promises to be better and funnier.

The auditions for the season kick off in Johannesburg on June 26 and conclude in Cape Town on July 7.

The resident judges - comedian David Kau, renowned actress Moshidi Motshegwa and comedian Ntobeko 'Ntosh' Madlingozi - will be back to dish out their witty commentary with flair and candour.

So You Think You're Funny is aimed at providing a platform for South Africans to display their comic talents and to win bragging rights as the funniest up-and-coming comedians.

Once again the prize package of R100,000 cash and an opportunity to work with David Kau for 12 months awaits the sole victor. The stakes will be high in this winner-takes-all contest.

Contestants are invited to do anything they consider to be funny and this can range from stand-up comedy, singing, dancing, magic tricks to ventriloquism - but whatever they do has to be funny and make the judges laugh.

The competition is open to anyone aged 18 years and above. The auditions run from 09h00 to 17h00 each day and are on a "first come, first served" basis.

Audition Venues

Friday, 26 June 2009
Walter Sisulu Square, Kliptown, Johannesburg

Saturday, 27 June 2009
Atlas Studios, Johannesburg

Tuesday, 30 June 2009
Jack Botes Hall, Polokwane

Friday, 3 July 2009
The Bat Centre, Durban

Tuesday, 7 July 2009
Good Hope Centre, Cape Town

Format

From the auditionees who attended the open auditions at the venues above, the judges will select 60 to go through to the next round in Johannesburg.

Those 60 will be whittled down to 30 for a final audition round, from which a Top 5 will be chosen.

The Top 5 will then go on to compete in the weekly competition. Each week the judges will send home one contestant, until only one is left standing.

Seasons

(All seasons air exclusively on SABC1 and each consists of 13 episodes)

Season 1
Premiere: 11 November 2008 | Finale: 3 February 2009 | Tuesdays, 19h00

Season 2
Premiere: 27 July 2009 | Finale: 19 October 2009 | Mondays, 19h00

Related Articles

Season 1

Casting Call: So You Think You're Funny?
Top 6 Comic Showdown
Sifiso Laughs His Way To The Bank

Season 2

So You Think You're Funny 2 Launched!
How To Enter So You Think You're Funny 2!


Season 2 Cast

as
Head Judge - Himself

as
Host - Himself

as
Judge - Herself

as
Judge - Himself

as
Contestant - Herself

as
Contestant - Himself

as
Contestant - Himself

as
Mentor - Himself


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Wednesday 29 June

HGTV asks Lil Jon Wants to Do What? as Mzansi Magic gets Entangled.


7de Laan Teasers - July 2022

Eddie and Karmen cannot be found while being babysat by Romeo.


Legacy 2 on M-Net Teasers - July 2022

Stefan and Sims go "undercover" and face many dangers.


New on TV today: Tuesday 28 June

Curiosity documents the Battle for Goose Green as Power Book II: Ghost returns to 1Magic.


Arendsvlei Teasers - July 2022

A secret is revealed on someone's last breath.


New on TV today: Monday 27 June

The comedy Maxxx debuts on S3, the BET Awards air live and delayed and two new dramas start on M-Net.


New on TV today: Sunday 26 June

CBS investigates When Diets Go Horribly Wrong as HISTORY documents Jews who were Numbered.


New on TV today: Saturday 25 June

The only new show tonight is Restaurant: Impossible 19 on Food Network.


Imbewu Teasers - July 2022

Zithulele knocks someone over and kills them! Also, a fake baby dies.


New on TV today: Friday 24 June

It's the battle of the streamer comedies, with Man Vs Bee on Netflix and Loot on Apple TV+.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

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