New reality TV show to premiere 2022, with N206M prize
Nigerian company, Africa Network Entertainment Limited (ANEL) has announced the premiere of its new reality TV Show “The Residence Afrika”.
The first season of the Show tagged ‘The Quest Edition’ will debut in March 2022 with 24 contestants from Anglophone countries in Africa competing for the grand prize of $500,000 (N206M).
Chairman of ANEL and Executive Producer of The Residence Afrika; Mr Kelechi Freeman Ukadike made this known at the launch party of the reality TV Show held in Lagos, Nigeria.
He stated that, “There is a possibility for the contestants to win more than $500,000 because they will all have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge, talents and business skills throughout the Show especially during brand tasks.”
The project manager of the show, Mr Chuks Anyaduba, said that the goal is to curb political upheavals and misunderstandings created by cultural diversity.
This will be achieved by showcasing and harmonizing the value systems of different ethnic groups in Africa on the Show.
The Vice-Chairman and Director of the Show, and movie star, Jim Iyke said, “After two years of planning and preparation, the Show’s first season will be aired in Africa and around the world including the United States and the United Kingdom.”
Organisers are also working on ensuring viewers can vote for their favourite contestants by purchasing credits via digital solutions.
Viewers will be able to watch the Show on The Residence Afrika app which will be available on Google Playstore and the App Store.
They can also have direct conversations with the contestants and choose their Star contestant of the week, every week of the Show.
Auditions will be open to Africans irrespective of status, gender and background. All contestants will apply online through a transparent audition process.