It-girls Nandi Madida and Ayanda Thabethe are getting red carpet ready after being revealed as the new presenters for our new and exciting weekly entertainment show BET A-List
Monde Twala, Viacom’s Vice President, BET, Youth & Music for Africa said, “Nandi and Ayanda are a class act and set to keep audiences captivated weekly on the latest trends on the African continent and abroad. Smart, funny, candid and gorgeous, the girls will unpack everything from fashion, to music, movies and more, covering the hottest red carpet events and interviewing A-Listers from home and abroad,”
An accomplished TV presenter, actress and musician, Nandi Madida (formerly Mngoma) certainly has her hands busy at the moment: having recently covered the red carpet at the BET Awards in LA, she is also working on launching her own fashion line, Color. Nandi is best known for her roles in productions like “The Road”, Nandi’s exceptional music talent has also led her into exciting collaborations with hubby Zakes Bantwini, rapper KO, and DJ Kent.
Model, actress and businesswoman Ayanda Thabethe is hot property right now thanks to her recent breakthrough role in drama series Rockville. Having made her first forays into modelling while still at university, Ayanda was signed up by Shashi Naidoo’s modelling agency while working as a marketing manager in the cosmetics industry, it wasn’t long before TV producers came knocking at her door.
“I’m so excited to a part of the BET family”, said an excited Nandi. “My trip to the BET Awards 2016 gave me insight into what it will be like working on The A-List. What is beautiful is that it is an empowering show that features two women on such a big platform. The most exciting part is that we are bringing global content like you’ve never seen before.”
The delighted Ayanda commented, “I am extremely honoured to be a part of an international yet African-conscious family such as BET, which has been a source of great content and pride for Africans around the world for many years. Nandi and I have great chemistry on set and viewers can expect a lot of fun and laughter.”
The A-List will be brightening up you Thursday nights on BET channel 129 from Thursday 8 September at 18:35 CAT