KCB’s reality TV show Lions’ Den moves from NTV to KTN , to run from September

Just after concluding the first season of BYOB TV show (the reality show for young entrepreneurs developed by Safaricom’s BLAZE sub-brand), Standard Media Group’s TV station Kenya Television Network (KTN) has today been selected as the broadcast partner for KCB’s Lions’ Den whose second season is set to run from September this year.

The first season of the reality TV show was aired on Nation Media Group’s NTV in October last year.

In preparation for the second season of the TV show, potential participants are being requested to submit their entries online. The application phase opened on Monday April 10 and closes on Wednesday May 31, 2017.

Afterwards, successful applicants will be invited to participate in the KCB Lions’ Den TV show where they will have an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of five business leaders and potential investors.

The second season of Lions’ Den will air weekly on Tuesdays on KTN from September 5 to November 28, 2017 at 8pm. Those who miss programme, which will be aired on  KTN Home, can follow repeat shows over weekends or full episodes online on the KCB Group YouTube page.

The Lions’ Den reality TV series is modeled around a TV production which originated in Japan as Money Tigers or Tigers of Money. The TV format has since been customized and successfully launched in over 20 other countries globally with versions being shown in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Netherlands, Finland, Middle East and Canada.

The name Lions’ Den is meant to be relevant and appeal to local market in official affiliation with the US and UK versions of the show which are called Shark Tank and Dragons’ Den respectively.

The TV show is run as a partnership between KCB Group and QBF Kenya being the producer appointed by Sony Pictures Television.