Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at the biggest reality TV show in Africa in The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy, which will also unveil some production-related secrets. It includes some of the most well-liked housemates from the program, including Ozo, Laycon, Nengi, Prince, Alex Asogwa, Bisola Aiyeola, and Mercy Eke.
The host, the cast, and the program’s producers make cameos in The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy, which chronicles the untold narrative of the show and analyses its influence from the eyes of pertinent stakeholders. The show has expanded to become the largest Big Brother franchise in the world.
Femi Falodun, Chief Executive Officer of ID Africa, notes that since the program is an African pop-culture phenomenon, it was important to convey its tale.
He shared, “At ID Africa, we love to tell untold stories, and what better story to tell than that of the biggest Big Brother instalment in the franchise’s history? In the recently concluded season alone, the show recorded over a billion votes from millions of viewers. It was also watched in over 30 countries across the globe. I am thrilled that we get to share the backstory of how this show is made and how much it changes the participants’ lives.”
The Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice, Dr Busola Tejumola, also shared her excitement about the premiere of BBN: The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy. She said, “We’ve worked tirelessly behind the scenes for years to make Big Brother Naija a success. So, it’s quite exciting to see the story of how the show comes together each year being told so brilliantly. The documentary will give fans an insight into how much work it takes to deliver the show each year.”
he Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy will premiere on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 2 pm on Africa Magic Showcase (DStv Ch. 151). It will have a repeat broadcast on the channel at 12 pm on Monday, August 15 and 3:30 pm on Thursday, August 25. The documentary will also air on Africa Magic Urban on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at 12:30 pm and 3:10 pm, Thursday, August 18 at 12 pm. There will also be repeat broadcasts on Sunday, August 21 at 3:30 pm and Thursday, August 25 at 5:30 pm.
The documentary will also be available to DStv customers for free on the go through the DStv app on various platforms. The Apple and Google Play stores both offer the app for download.