DStv and GOtv customers in Kenya will be able to watch one of the most anticipated reality shows in Africa, Big Brother Naija, which first aired on Sunday.
The show will is being screened live, 24/7 on all DStv packages on channel 198 and on GOtv Plus channel 29 from Sunday, 22 January at 8pm CAT.
For eleven weeks, viewers will witness the drama, action, comedy and perhaps a few tears as 12 total strangers get to live together in one house, with only one emerging winner of the grand prize of 25 million naira (approximately Kshs 8.5 million) and a brand-new Kia Sorento.
The show is hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, a former housemate in the Big Brother Nigeria show back in 2006. The lawyer turned media personality with his infectious laugh and charismatic persona will usher the housemates into the Big Brother Naija house and will take up the task of announcing the evictees week after week.
Big Brother Naija will run 24/7 on all DStv packages on channel 198 and on GOtv Plus channel 29 with live eviction shows as well as the best of the live daily and weekly highlights shown on Africa Magic Urban, Africa Magic Showcase and Africa Magic World. So you don’t miss a minute of the action, make sure your subscription to any of the DStv packages or GOtv plus is up to date.
To accommodate the launch of Big Brother, fliekNET stopped airing on DStv channel 198 from Saturday, 21 January at 23:59 CAT.
MultiChoice Africa is bringing back the Nigerian version of the hit reality TV series, Big Brother, after 10 years. As we look forward to 11 weeks of undiluted entertainment, here are ten things you should know about the upcoming Big Brother Naija reality show:
The show is now referred to as Big Brother Naija
The program will run for 78 days starting 22 January 2017 with a two-hour, live, televised launch and end on 9 April 2017 with a two-hour, live, televised finale
This will be the second instalment of the Big Brother franchise in Nigeria after 10 years
It will air across the content on all DStv packages on channel 198
There will be 12 housemates in total
A variety of Nigerian personalities will visit the Big Brother Naija house during the show’s duration including musicians and performers. In addition, the show’s presenter will be a Nigerian
The voice of ’Biggie’ will be Nigerian
Same rules apply – but there will be no shower hour!
Winner of the Big Brother Naija takes it all! He or she will walk away with a whopping prize money of 25 million Naira and a brand-new KIA Sorento car
PayPorte is the headline sponsor of Big Brother Naija.
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