Morné Esben kicks off the Early Bird Info Hour every weekday morning with a roundup of interesting new stories and developments that’s trending locally and abroad. Get your daily buzz feed here.
Start off your morning with a quick recap of all the news you’ve missed while you were sleeping. The World You’re Waking Up To is the perfect morning update on local and international news, a look at what happened in history on that day and other interesting stories.
Smile 90.4FM turns the attention to our princess and princesses of promise, the Grade 1s of Cape Town, and we get their perspective on everyday life. Did you know that a vegan is “a striped animal with spots”? Or, that chameleons change colour “because they have rainbow coloured hearts”? Catch Bekkig – truth from the mouths of babes – on Smile Breakfast daily at 07h36.
Every weekday morning Capetonians share their reasons to smile with Bobby and Lindy on Smile Breakfast via SMS, live calls and social media. Big or small – they want to know what makes you smile.
Guess what the Smile Secret Sound is to win R10 000 in cash. Back by popular demand and exclusive to Smile Breakfast with Lindy and Bobby, every weekday morning three lucky listeners get the chance to crack the Smile Secret Sound and win R10 000.
Do you wash your jeans everytime you wear them? Do your pets sleep on your bed? Do you have a landline (phone)? Bobby Brown and Lindy Hibbard encourage listeners to call in, send SMS messages or comment on Facebook to discuss their opinions on topics such as these, before reaching consensus.
Lindy Hibbard takes a look at three stories trending both locally and internationally, and makes a call whether they’re HOT or NOT.
Compete with Smile Breakfast’s Bobby Brown in our daily music quiz. Do you know which 72-year-old Rolling Stone member recently had his 8th child? Or which song Dolly Parton had a 1981 hit with? Simply Beat Bobby to win a Smile Breakfast mug and be crowned brain of the day.
This fun, interactive feature on Smile Breakfast sees Bobby Brown and Lindy Hibbard compete for the song votes of listeners. Listeners choose one of two songs, and in doing this choose one of two teams – team Lindy or team Bobby. Song selections range from classic ballads to upbeat party anthems.
Kick start your workday with Eloise’s 80s Triple Play, every morning straight after the news at 09:00. Big fan of DeBarge? No problem. Feeling silly like Cindy Lauper? You’ll have lots of fun. Need a dose of Michael Jackson? Don’t switch that dial…we’ve got you covered!
A quick catch up on stories making waves on social media, viral videos and trending items in South Africa and the world.
Every weekday morning at 10:52 Eloise throws out a couple of “weird and wonderful” facts, that are so unusual, you’ll think she’s making them up. At the end of the feature she poses a question, looking to Cape Town’s workforce to throw the facts back at her.
Switch on the kettle … get the cups ready … and move closer to the radio for a chat with Cape Town’s favourite personalities, interesting visitors to the Mother City and newbies breaking through on the social scene.
Who, what or where am I? Benito Vergotine gives listeners a series of clues and invites them to guess the name of an iconic person, place or landmark.
Monday to Friday, afternoons between 13:00 and 14:00, Benito Vergotine takes you back to school with Smile 90.4FM High School Hits. So many memories from the best years of your life..! Plus the One Hit Wonder, every day at 13:50!
Benito lists a number of items and challenges the listeners to spot the “Odd One Out”. If you missed the list on-air, hurry to Smile 90.4FM’s Facebook page to find the clues before he announces the answer.
Every afternoon at 15:30 Maurice and Bailey dedicate three songs to a company or small business who listens to Smile 90.4FM at work. Whether you’re trying to impress your colleagues, always wanted to be on radio, or looking for some free advertising; The 3:30 Three is the perfect way to get through the last few hours of the working day.
Maurice Carpede and Bailey Schneider get into the minds of Capetonians to find out what they would rather do. Would you rather be a teenager forever OR be a kid again for a decade and then go back to your real age? Would you rather speak every language in the world OR play every instrument in the world? Listeners can play along using social media or SMS their choice to the studio.
Smile 90.4FM’s Maurice Carpede brings you a daily report on the importance of environmental forward thinking, sustainable energy awareness and responsible GREEN living. The content is designed to be positive, modern and practical in everyday life situations … inspiring the Smile audience to follow a GREENER everyday lifestyle.
Bailey Schneider and Maurice Carpede inject some humour into your drive time, with a quick joke from the Smile Joke Jar. Listeners submit their jokes daily via e-mail and SMS, and the funniest joke is told on air.
Weekdays at 17h08 Bailey Schneider gives the listeners a High 5, i.e. five simple reminders on how to be kinder, five of the most popular hashtags or five tips to love the job you have. On a Friday Bailey covers five fun facts, featuring interesting but fun facts to get your weekend off to a good start.
What calls for help and when written in capital letters is the same forwards, backwards and upside down? SOS of course. Bailey tests the logic of our listeners with her intriguing riddles.
Sam Roy tests your knowledge of iconic 80’s hits by playing you just a second or two of the intro. Can you name the song and artist?
The ultimate 80’s quiz … a quickfire round of 8 questions in 80 seconds. Every night one listener gets a chance to test their knowledge of all things 80’s … 80’s music, 80’s news events, 80’s TV shows, 80’s movies and a whole lot more. Get all the questions right in under 80 seconds and join the elite “8 out of 8 club”
Sam Roy takes you back in time by counting down 8 things that made the 80’s awesome. The feature is presented in 2 segments each ending in an awesome 80’s song.