The first ever Big Brother Naija documentary series is set to debut on Saturday, August 13.
Big Brother Naija is the most watched reality show in Nigeria.
Femi Falodun, Chief Executive Officer of ID Africa, media consultants to the reality TV show, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
Falodun said that the mini documentary titled “BBNaija: the Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy”, produced by ID Africa’s The Bang Studio, would premiere on Africa Magic Showcase.
”BBNaija: The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy’ will take viewers behind the scenes of the biggest reality TV show in Africa and reveal some truths about the show’s production.
”It features some of the show’s most popular housemates, including Mercy Eke, Laycon, Nengi, Prince, Alex Asogwa, Bisola Aiyeola, Elozonam, and Ozo.
”BBN: The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy” tells the untold story of the show and examines its impact through the eyes of relevant stakeholders, with appearances from the host, crew and organizers of the show.
”This has grown to become the biggest Big Brother franchise in the world,” he said.
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Falodun explained that the show was an African pop-culture phenomenon, so it was necessary to tell its story.
”At ID Africa, we love to tell untold stories, and what better story to tell than that of the biggest Big Brother instalment in the franchise’s history?
”In the recently-concluded season alone, the show recorded over a billion votes from millions of viewers.
”It was also watched in over 30 countries across the globe, I am thrilled that we get to share the backstory of how this show is made and how much it changes the participants’ lives,” he said.
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The documentary will have a repeat broadcast on the channel at 12 pm on Monday, August 15 and 3:30 pm on Thursday, August 25.
It will also air on Africa Magic Urban on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at 12:30 pm and 3:10 pm, Thursday, August 18 at 12 pm.
There will also be repeat broadcasts on Sunday, August 21 at 3:30 pm and Thursday, August 25 at 5:30 pm.
DStv subscribers will also be able to watch the documentary on the go through the DStv app on multiple devices at no additional cost.