Ex-K24 Presenter Makes Comeback With New TV Show

  • Former K24 TV presenter, Serah Ndanu Teshna, landed a new TV role and will be making a comeback to the screens as a host.

    Ndanu, who used to host K24 Alfajiri, announced her departure from the station in May 2019.

    According to a Twitter announcement on Wednesday, February 5, the presenter will be hosting a reality show dubbed Next Super Star - a talent competition. 

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    "The top three will star in a feature film that will premier in cinemas around the world. The show premiers on Monday, February 17 on Rembo TV," Teshna tweeted.

    Nick Mutuma, a Kenyan actor and emcee, is among the producers of the show. 

    "We're proud to announce that our first TV production premiers on February 17. Thousands of Kenyans, young and old, auditioned in front of our judges for a chance to be the next superstar and star in a feature film," Mutuma also tweeted.

    The judges in the show are award-winning Kenyan actor Raymond Ofula and actress Neomi Nganga. Ofula and Mutuma are famous for starring in Shuga, a television drama series that was first aired in November 2009 on MTV Base.

    On Thursday, December 5, 2019, Serah Ndanu took up a new acting role in a drama series, Pieces of Us, on NTV, aired on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

    "For me, when it comes to accepting roles, it’s always about the challenge and also about the kind of message I’m selling out there. After being inactive in the film/TV industry for almost two years, I wanted to come back and do something that was more impactful," she intimated via a statement sent to Kenyans.co.ke.

    In 2017, she played Trizzy in the award-winning drama-comedy series Sue na Jonnie.

    The presenter has won numerous awards as an outstanding actress including Best Lead Actress in 2011 and 2012 during the Kalasha Film Awards.

    In 2019, another reality show, East Africa's Got Talent (EAGT) made its debut in East Africa years after its mother television format, Got Talent rocked fans in America, Britain, Australia and other African countries (Nigeria and South Africa).

    The show, which was aired on Citizen TV, had Jeff Koinange (Kenya), Gaetano Kwagana (Uganda), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania), and DJ Contact Makeda (Rwanda) as judges.

    Esther Muteesasira and Ezekiel Muteesasira from Uganda won the grand prize of $ 50,000 dollars (approximately Ksh5 million). 

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