Reality TV series Magodo Mums & Their Single Friend has joined the list of forthcoming original shows to be made available on web channel Linda Ikeji TV (LITV).
In anticipation of the official launch of LITV, the channel’s CEO and creative director Linda Ikeji announced the latest addition to the reality series set to join the channel.
Magodo Mum & Their Single Friend will highlight the daily lives of five women, four of whom are married. It will take viewers through a journey of their friendship, drama, love lives and occasional conflict.
According to Ikeji, the show will also address the stigma of being single in Nigerian society. Magodo Mums & Their Single Friend is produced by Precious Talker and has Ikeji as its creative director.
Other unscripted shows due to debut on LITV include Oyinbo Wives of Lagos, Gidi Girls, Ajegunle with Love, Highway Girls of Eko and King Tonto. LITV was due to launch on June 1 but has been delayed.
Web channel Linda Ikeji TV is continuing its original production plans with a new unscripted series for 2018 called Gidi Girls, reports Gabriella Opara.
Produced by Santiago Roberts, Gidi Girls is a reality TV show starring five women who live in Lagos. It will revolve around their day-to-day lives, allowing the audience to see ‘Lasgidi’ (aka Lagos) through their eyes.
Promising a lot of spontaneous real-life drama, the producers of Gidi Girls said the show will feature the glamour, career hustle, cat fights, partying and love-life drama of the five girls.
Executive produced by Linda Ikeji, Nigeria’s top blogger and CEO of Linda Ikeji TV, Gidi Girls will begin airing in 2018 on pay TV platform DStv, YouTube and online TV network, Linda Ikeji TV.
An official announcement is yet to be made about the cast or the launch date of the show but many Nigerians and followers of Linda Ikeji’s blog are looking forward to Gidi Girls, judging by their social media comments.
The show comes soon after news of another of Ikeji’s upcoming reality TV series for next year, Oyinbo Wives of Lagos, which Content Nigeria reported here.
Blogger and media entrepreneur Linda Ikeji is bringing an original reality show to Nigerian TV schedules in 2018, reports Gabriella Opara.
Oyinbo Wives of Lagos will focus on the lives of six Lagos-based women who are married to white men (aka oyinbo).
Its creators promise a dramatic, funny and entertaining show that gives viewers the chance to see the ups and downs of the friendship between these women and what their lives revolve around.
The cast and the official release date of the show have not yet been officially announced. However, Ikeji announced via her blog and on Instagram that Oyinbo Wives of Lagos will launch sometime in 2018 via her online TV network, LindaIkeji TV, as well as pay TV platform DStv and YouTube.
Exec produced by Ikeji, directed by Samari Daniel and produced by Eloho Okumo, Oyinbo Wives of Lagos will join other LindaIkeji TV originals including Report Card, Black Room and Hot Topics with Latasha Ngwube.
LindaIkeji TV is also licensing ready-made content to add to its line-up of drama series, reality shows and talkshows.