Thursday, March 14, 2013

Top Nollywood Divas To Star in New EbonyLife Reality TV Series

Pamela Ofoegbu, Director, Reality Programming, Ebonylife TV.

Ebonylife TV Starts Filming Of Another Reality Programming Involving Heavy Weight Nollywood Queens

TINAPA, CALABAR (FEBRUARY 14, 2013) Continuing in its vision of being the first TV Channel in Africa set to produce and broadcast over 700 hours of premium, original and inspiring content with an African soul for a Global Black audience, EbonyLife TV is at it again.

Barely one week after wrapping up the filming of one its flagship programmes, SISTAZ! the wheels of the revolutionary TV Channel are already in motion again with the filming of yet another stunner of a Reality Programming with a title not yet disclosed.

The Reality Programming currently in the works centres on the involvement of four of Nigeria’s hottest Nollywood Stars in the fight against domestic abuse. The Show sees the Nollywood Divas collaborate in the production of a brilliant and pulsating short film that spotlights the plight of women across Africa who have to bear the pains of domestic abuse, a crime far too familiar but rarely spoken about.

Driven by a tremendously talented and flourishing Production Crew led by Pamela Ofoegbu, Director, Reality Programming Ebonylife TV, the Reality TV Series is being shot in Calabar at the world-class Studios Tinapa.

Ofoegbu said in a statement:
“We have signed up four electrifying Nollywood Divas who will each play a role in the short film as well as be Executive Producers of this film as we see them in action behind the lens.”

Speaking further about the Divas, she said, “Due to their tenacity, talent and achievement on and off the silver screen, our Divas will give stellar attention to the silent issue of domestic abuse while giving voices to those unable to speak up, as they raise the spotlight on a very dark issue.”

Mo Abudu.

According to Executive Producer and CEO, EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu, “The Reality TV Series being filmed right now follows the highly successful recent Wrap-Up of one of our flagship programming, “SISTAZ!”. Our current filming will bring our viewers to that compelling intersection between entertainment and reality as we bring some of Nigeria’s most celebrated Nollywood Screen goddesses to highlight and fight the scourge of domestic abuse, an issue prevalent in the African, and indeed, Nigerian daily life, through Reality TV.”

EbonyLife TV crew at work.

The Series is also set to highlight the life and times of the spectacular actresses and filmmakers in the thrilling 3-week filming journey. The series will end with a preview of the Directors cut and followed up with a Pan African launch later on in the year on EbonyLife TV.

EbonyLife TV is Africa’s first Global Black Media and Entertainment Channel set to produce and broadcast over 700 hours of premium and original African content Pan Africa wide on the DSTV platform, and globally on Sky TV in the UK and DISH in the United States, with roll out plans also spanning Brazil, Canada and other parts of Europe.

EbonyLife TV’s programming is produced by Africans to reach a global black audience through an exciting multiplicity of media platforms, including TV, Web, Mobile, Apps and Live Events, and cuts across drama, comedy, reality, lifestyle, talk, magazine, feature film and factual programmes.

About Ebony Life TV
EbonyLife TV is Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment TV Channel on the DSTV Platform broadcasting to a territory known as Sub Sahara Africa and syndicated on other pay TV Platforms worldwide. The EbonyLife vision is to create Africa’s first flagship entertainment brand, by broadcasting premium quality locally commissioned and internationally licensed programming targeted at:

- The growing middle and upper class audiences within Sub Sahara Africa
- Global Africans – Africans in Diaspora
- Non Africans with business and leisure ties to Africa

Office Address:
Ebony Life TV
VLA House
Plot 1646, Oko Awo Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Media Contact:
Olajide Olaoluwa
Tel: 234 (0) 803 313 5747.

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