Big Brother Africa Set Stage Its Comeback After 7 Years
MultiChoice South African TV network, Mzansi Magic, announced the return of classic reality television show, ‘Big Brother Africa’, after a seven-year full stop.
The show is expected to be launched in 2022.
It is produced by Randburg-based Red Pepper Pictures (same producers of the Nigerian edition of the show).
“This year marks 20 years since the very first Big Brother on MultiChoice’s M-Net and we are excited to celebrate this milestone by commissioning a new Big Brother season, which will be housed under our Mzansi Magic stable.”
”The last season of the show was aired in 2015 with Ace Khumalo and Ntombi Tshabalala emerging winners.
Prior to its stop, the show hosted in South Africa, saw contestants from 12 African countries, including Nigeria, and saw the rise to fame of quite a number of celebrated media personalities across the Continent.
Big Brother Africa is the African version of the international reality television franchise Big Brother created by producer John de Mol in 1997.
The show was first aired in 2003 for one season on M-Net and broadcast to audiences in 42 African countries.