28 December 2012

Zambia: Africa Magic Announces Big Brother Season 8

WITH the rebasing of the Kwacha only a few will surely continue enjoying the millionaire status! Others will have to be made!

But AfricaMagic has announced yet another opportunity for the gutsy to take up a challenge of endearing 91 days of twists and turns in Big Brother house and possibly be added to the list of millionaires! Do you want to take that bold step?

Having recently celebrated its' 9th birthday, AfricaMagic is seemingly heading into 2013 determined that its 10th year on air is going to be one that no viewer ever forgets!

Making an addition to its first ever AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards which it is creating in association with Multichoice, AfricaMagic has confirmed that it will nothing stands in its way of screening a newseason of the hit reality super-series BIG BROTHER AFRICA.

Multichoice Zambia Public Relations Manager Marlon Kananda adds that it is yet another exiting opportunity for Zambia to participate in the continental super-series reality show whose details will come by mid next month.

Marlon is urging all Zambians to turn up in numbers next year when auditions dates for the next season will be announced.

He says BBA has undoubtedly grown over the years and that all the Zambian participants who have taken part in the show have exhibited different personalities reflecting a lot of Zambian culture in the BBA house.

The African pioneered world's first ever continental reality show makes its grand return to the screens exactly a decade on DStv and Got with more of the must-watch entertainment, drama and excitement that

it's famous for As usual, once again, there is a secret twist that producers have worked on to ensure that the new season will capture audience attention once more!

"The demand from audiences for BIG BROTHER AFRICA continues undimmed. In some ways it really is astonishing to see the enthusiasm for this particular series, but in other ways it is to be expected," says M-Net Africa Managing Director Biola Alabi.

"Viewers want to see unscripted television, as it happens, with normal people that they can relate to dealing with completely familiar emotional concepts - happiness, frustration, success, failure, hope, anxiety, friendship, opportunity and of course, love.

Big Brother continues to be a ratings sensation from Australia to India, and in Africa, for exactly this reason. And the format's flexibility is a producers dream because you can do something different every time!"

Given her comments it's easy to understand why, when questioned about whether the new season will be fresh, fun entertainment, producers Endemol SA are confident of another successful edition.

"We are delighted with the new concept that has been developed for the upcoming show," confirms Endemol MD Sivan Pillay.

"Every year as soon as we know that we are going ahead with a new season, we head into a creative brainstorming session and every year, ideas just go racing around the room. Our teams enjoy the show as much

as audiences our audiences do and it shows on screen. And this year, I have a feeling that audiences are going to fall in love with the idea!"

For now though neither AfricaMagic or Endemol will say anything more on the new season except to advise that it will reveal further details about BIG BROTHER AFRICA in mid-January when the call to entry for new housemates will also begin on the AfricaMagic channels, on Facebook and Twitter, and on the channel website.

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