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Young, Famous & African award nomination

Young, Famous & African

Netflix African reality television series Young, Famous & African, created by Nigerian TV producer Peace Hyde, has been nominated in the 11th edition of the UK’s National Reality TV Awards.

The series was nominated in the Best International Show category alongside other reality shows.

Young, Famous & African focuses on building careers, looking for love and rekindling old flames of famous media personalities from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania. It features local stars including Khanyi Mbau, Annie Macaulay-Idibia, Zari Hassan, Diamond Platnumz and Andile Ncube.

“Incredible moment for our Young, Famous & African family! I can’t thank you enough for the mind-blowing support! The National Reality Television Awards is pleased to announce that Young, Famous & African is nominated for this year’s prestigious 11th annual National Reality TV Awards 2022 (UK). Thank you Netflix and the entire team in front of and behind the cameras that made our dream possible,” said Hyde on Instagram.

The awards will be presented on July 28 at the Porchester Hall in London.

The National Reality Television Academy was formed in June 2003 to provide support, guidance and representation to aspiring and established producers, talent, and independent production companies within the reality television industry in Europe, North America, South America and Africa.

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Netflix lines up Young, Famous & African

Netflix reality series Young, Famous & African, created and executive produced by British-Ghanaian media entrepreneur Peace Hyde, will make its debut on March 18.

Peace Hyde

The series features a cast from Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania, namely Annie Macaulay Idibia, Khanyi Mbau, Diamond Platnumz, Andile Ncube, Naked DJ and Swanky Jerry. Together they will work and play, flirt and feud in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Netflix said of the show: “This reality series follows a group of famed, affluent young media stars in Johannesburg as they build careers, look for love and rekindle old flames.”

“Are you ready? This has been a long journey but it’s time to turn all the way up. I’m so proud of this project. There was a truly amazing group of humans that came together to make this dream an incredible reality and it’s finally ready. Young Famous & African loading. The African all-stars arrive March 18, 2022 on Netflix globally! The first ever unscripted African original, you can’t miss this,” Hyde said on Instagram.

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Peace Hyde preps Netflix African series

British-Ghanaian education activist, media entrepreneur and motivational speaker Peace Hyde is set to create and executive produce an unscripted TV series for Netflix titled Young, Famous & African.

Peace Hyde

The series will feature superstars from Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania, including Diamond Platnumz, Annie Macaulay Idibia, Swanky Jerry, Nadia Nakai, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube and Naked DJ.

Netflix said of the show: “This reality series follows a group of famed, affluent young media stars in Johannesburg as they build careers, look for love and rekindle old flames.”

Hyde took to Instagram to say: “We are making African history, telling our stories and I am so honoured, excited and ready. It’s been a lot of sleepless nights and early mornings but the dream has finally paid off.

“Excited to finally share that I am a creator and executive producer of the first ever Netflix Original African reality TV series, Young, Famous & African, starring this phenomenal superstar cast. Get ready world, the Africans are coming.”

The series is set for release on the streaming platform in early 2022.

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Forbes Africa to relive Worst Day

The second season of business magazine Forbes Africa’s flagship TV show My Worst Day with Peace Hyde will premiere in May.

Forbes Africa’s Peace Hyde

Produced in partnership with automotive company GAC Motors, the show will air exclusively on CNBC Africa, on channel 410 of MultiChoice-owned pay TV platform DStv.

The show, which profiled numerous African business moguls including Aliko Dangote and Folorunsho Alakija in its first season in 2016, is hosted by Forbes Africa’s correspondent and head of digital media and partnerships Peace Hyde.

It sees leading African business moguls and billionaires reveal their most challenging day in business in an interview format.

“The Forbes Africa brand is renowned for its quality and prestige and we believe the partnership with GAC sits well with the brand,” said Frederic Vandevyver, executive director at CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa.

“These are the types of people you do not hear from on a daily basis and for one programme to be able to pull them together at the same time is a feat worth celebrating.”

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