Noot vir Noot
("Note for Note") is an Afrikaans language musical quiz
shown on South African television
. It is the longest continually running television game show (in any language) in the country, having reached episode 400 after 17 years and during its 30th series by 2007
. The show was first broadcast in 1991
; its first (and only, as of 1991) presenter being Johan Stemmet
. The production company, which also owns the format, is Stemmburg Television
, named after its founders - Stemmet and musical leader Johan van Rensburg
Absa Group Limited has sponsored the programme since its inception.
Since 2004 the producers have also arranged a yearly roadshow, which takes the basic programme format on a concert tour. A boardgame version of the show was also available.
Notable past winners include Zelda Meyer (unbeaten champion) and Daantjie Badenhorst. The producers adapted the format of the program to include its first blind contestant, Ferdinand Venter.
The music on the programme is performed by its own live band, Musiekfabriek (Music Factory), led by Van Rensburg.
A guest artist also performs as part of each episode, these have included: