NOOT VIR NOOT SEASON 44 Starts tonight, 19:00

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New Presenters Emo and DJ Shelley

The much anticipated return of SABC2’s longest running game show, Noot vir Noot, kicks off on Thursday, 15 August 2019, with a brand new host, an award winning musician Emo Adams!

Noot Vir Noot will be broadcast every Thursday at 19:00.

Emo Adams brings his trademark comedic charm and witty humour to the role of presenter, creating a fresh and modern take on this legendary game show. His contagious energy and musical prowess serve to create wall to wall entertainment and fun.

The new season also unveils a new format with DJ Shelly set to replace the iconic band as she provides the music clues on both her DJ decks as well as her keyboard. Her love for music and engagement with the contestants creates an exciting new dynamic for the show. Her bubbly personality is also infectious and she never shies away from a few dance moves when the music is pumping!

This fun- filled, entertaining show still features all of the fan-favourite classic games, such as “Stop die klok”, “Noot Assosiasie” and “Laslappie”.

Contestants battle it out against one another.  They put their music knowledge to the test in trying to be the first to answer the game questions and clues, performed by the funky and sassy DJ Shelly, whose real name is Rochelle de Bruyn.


 The new season of Noot Vir Noot also boasts a brand new modern visual style. As part of the show’s evolution, the set has been redesigned to incorporate exciting new technology such as video bars, which create an energetic party atmosphere. A large DJ booth with LED screens is positioned opposite the contestant podiums which allows for fun and engaging interaction between the host, DJ and contestants.

Jody, Johan and Emo at the Launch of Noot vir Noot season 44

The new set also features a massive screen on which the games are played, another new element which has been added to the show. This large game screen will further involve the viewers and encourage them to play along, making them feel part of the action. The games are also depicted through the use of 3D graphics which are overlaid on the viewers’ television screens. All of these elements serve to create a new fresh and modern look.

The stage on which the artists perform has also been enlarged and the audience seating has been brought closer to the stage so that the studio audience are up close and personal with their favourite singers while they perform. This also creates an exciting concert atmosphere which the viewers at home feel part of.

Speaking of the guest artists, each episode features an artist who performs one of their biggest or latest hits with their own amazing live musicians and acts.

The series features the best of the best in the music industry. Artists such as Jo Black, Nádine, Kurt Darren, Refentse, Snotkop, Monique Steyn, Liezel Pieters, Dewald Wasserfall, Jak De Priester, Corlea Botha and Nicholis Louw are just some of the incredible performers who will be featured with their own exciting bands. Every show therefor contains a new music act with different musicians each week, providing exciting variety on the new Noot vir Noot format.

Biography of Emo Adams –

Emo Adams was born and raised in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, and has over the past 30 years established himself as an influential and significant Singer, Music & TV Producer, Actor and Presenter within the South African entertainment industry. 

New presenter Emo Adams

He became involved in the entertainment industry when he was 9 years old, portraying the role of Broe’tjie in David Kramer and Taliep Petersen’s District Six the Musical. 

He later travelled the world as the lead in Kat and the Kings, mesmerizing audiences in Frankfurt, Vienna, Las Vegas and London’s West End. His Television roles included the funny Lovebite in Ali Baber and Detective Malan in SABC 2’s Malan & Kie. 

Among his credentials is his talk show, Jou Show Met Emo which served audiences for 10 years and won numerous awards including a Tempo Award and ATKV Media Veertjie for Best Television presenter in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively and also walking away with a SAFTA for Best Show Producer this year.

Over the past 30-years Emo has starred in and produced many stage shows including “Finding Emo” which won an award for best musical production and for best actor in a musical production in 2015

He is also Presenter, Creative director and Executive producer of Maak My Famous a new and innovative Talent search that stems from a concept he started at this theatre, The All-star Theatre in 2012. 

Emo is also dedicated to giving back to the communities in order to change the lives of those that are less fortunate.

Emo continues to entertain entertained audiences with his unique brand and sense of comedy and overall showmanship. Whether he is performing at a festival, concert or a corporate event, audiences are never disappointed by this dynamic, diverse and comical performer. 

Biography of DJ Shelley

Rochelle De Bruyn has been involved in the DJ industry since the age of 16. After completing her studies at the sound engineering college, she became the resident DJ at various popular clubs in Cape Town. 

Going by the name DJ Shelly, she soon formed a duo named Bonnie and Clyde and performed at some of the country’s biggest festivals, including Vortex, Rezonance and Origin to a crowd of more than 7 000 people. Covering a wide range of genres, Rochelle continued to perform at various venues both locally and internationally.  

Over and above her DJ experience; Rochelle is also an accomplished pianist; and has performed in multiple bands including playing for the well-known singer Desmond Wells. 

As a DJ, musician and sound producer Rochelle has an unquenchable passion for the industry, which is reflected in her outgoing, energetic and playful personality