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The Hostess

Thursday – 12pm

The Hostess is a new cooking and lifestyle series for food and entertainment connoisseurs alike. Presented by Lorna Maseko, The Hostess is a deliciously decadent celebration of dining and creative entertaining.

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Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    40th Birthday Party
    Lorna Maseko helps South Africans and celebrities throw unforgettable events. She brings her cunning as an event planner and chef to create bespoke experiences such as a 40th birthday celebration for celebrity make-up artist, Nthato Mashishi.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Renovation Dinner Break
    Comedian Tall Ass Mo, his wife Mome and their children are renovating their home and find themselves without a kitchen. Tired of living on take-out, the Mahlangu family is in desperate need of a home cooked meal, so they call on The Hostess for help.
  • Season 1 | Episode 3 
    Poolside Soiree
    Planning a birthday party can be stressful, imagine doing it with a baby in tow! Former, Miss Fitness America, enlists The Hostess to help with her husband’s calorie counted cocktail party. Lorna creates healthy yet tasty treats for his poolside soiree.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    Graduation Cocktail Party
    Lorna is called by the king of fashion himself, David Tlale. After disastrous weather struck Cape Town’s fashion week, his interns were unable to show their designs. They have finally showcased their work and it’s time to celebrate these new designers!
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Beauty Queen Slumber Party
    Being an events manager, television personality, model, boss and owner of a hair salon can be very daunting. Now imagine trying to find time to spend with your friends. This week, Babalwa Mneno calls on The Hostess for help with throwing a slumber party.
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    Morocco Unlimited
    Faith Nketsi better known as the Queen Twerk is South Africa’s front runner when it comes to a girl who knows how to shake things up. The Queen of Twerk calls upon The Hostess for assistance for a fabulous and booty-liscious party for her friends.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    Comedy Barbeque
    Youtube sensation and comedian, Moshe Ndiki is known for his entertaining advice. This punchline-master recently hit 10 thousand subscribers on his Youtube channel and cause for celebration. Moshe calls The Hostess to create a very special party.
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    Mexican Soiree
    Authentic, glamorous, and exciting are just a few words describing pop duo De Monique. With great anticipation as they launch their new music video “You and Me” Deme & Niqi decide to have a premiere party. Who better to call for help than The Hostess?
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Good Cause Celebration
    CEO of quid republic, Thami Dish, is known for his active involvement with charitable work. Thami’s annual wig party supports all men and woman battling cancer. The Hostess designed wig party brunch is a huge success The Hostess is very proud of.
  • Season 1 | Episode 10 
    Rap Star Comfort Zone
    Cape Town rapper, Youngsta has taken the country by storm with his unique sound. He’s a walking representative of his culture and brand, but while on a press tour, he finds himself far out of his comfort zone, so he calls on The Hostess for help.
  • Season 1 | Episode 11 
    Black Panther in the House
    Becoming a successful actor is quite challenging, yet actor Atandwa Kani is on his way after being cast in Marvel's The Black Panther. He decides to celebrate his role with a superhero party produced by The Hostess.
  • Season 1 | Episode 12 
    Pescatarian Garden Party
    South African actor Warren Masemola is looking forward to spending some quality time entertaining close friends. Being strictly pescatarian, preparing the perfect menu presents some difficulties but nothing the Hostess can’t handle.
  • Season 1 | Episode 13 
    Tropical Extravaganza
    Anga Makubalo seeks a themed event and Lorna has a tropical party in mind. She wows Anga with a menu that features the best of the season while Thabo promises miracles with a great venue and décor. The team sets out to create a spectacular event.