Big Brother Mzansi Season 3 airs from 23 January, 2022, on DStv Channel 161 (Mzansi Magic), as well as the 24-hour broadcast channel 198. Award-winning actor Lawrence Maleka hosts.

The highly anticipated new season of Big Brother Mzansi will be the hottest yet. In addition to the 24-hour channel, daily shows and weekly highlights, viewers will also see the return of the most-liked feature, Shower Hour.

There will also be Friday game nights, Saturday night parties hosted with Channel O featuring the hottest DJs and, of course, the twists and turns of Sunday night evictions.

Lawrence Maleka Big Brother Mzansi Season 3
Lawrence Maleka

Vibrant screen presence

As the presenter of the new season of Big Brother Mzansi season 3 multitalented Maleka now adds another prestigious show to his profile.

Loved by many for his portrayal of Zolani on the hit 1Magic telenovela The River, the SAFTA winner is also a celebrated TV presenter, having previously hosted Africa Magic Entertainment’s StarGist, Mzansi Magic’s Clash of the Choirs, and co-hosted the 2021 South African Music Awards, among others.

“I’m excited to be part of this installment of Big Brother Mzansi. The franchise has become a massive phenomenon in African as well as South African pop culture, and I’m happy to join in the fun as a presenter. The fan base is huge and massively loyal – it’s an honour to be part of such a fantastic production,” says Maleka.

Shirley Adonisi, recently appointed Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net says Maleka is the perfect choice to present Big Brother Mzansi season 3. “Lawrence Maleka has proven to be one of the top young talents on our screens, his vibrant and confident screen as well as stage presence is a perfect fit for Big Brother Mzansi. We can’t wait for viewers to tune in to what’s certainly going to be a very exciting season.”

What: Big Brother Mzansi season 3
When: 23 January 2022
Where: DStv Channel 161 Mzansi Magic, 24-hour broadcast channel 198