Season 8 of the popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, will premiere next Sunday, July 23 with a special edition.
This is coming after almost three months the lights went off on the iconic Big Brother House and BBTitans in South Africa.
Tagged: “Big Brother All Stars”, the show will bring back fan favourites from previous seasons, kicking off at 7pm on Africa Magic Showcase (Ch. 151), Africa Magic Urban (Ch. 153) and Africa Magic Family (Ch. 154). It will continue to air for 10 weeks on the 24-hour Big Brother dedicated channels – DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 49.
The ‘All Stars’ edition will feature carefully selected housemates and fan favourites from previous editions of the show. Fans can expect a line-up of exciting and engaging tasks, unpredictable twists and turns, as well as fan-favourite ‘Ninjas’. The season will also include the famous pool and grill party, and Saturday Night Raves.
Speaking, Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice Nigeria, Dr Busola Tejumola, said, “We are excited to bring you a refreshed season of Big Brother Naija. I am sure you all have noticed the buzz on social media and all the speculations about the eighth season of this well-loved show. We certainly have, and we can confirm to you that the 8th season of Big Brother Naija is the All-Star Edition. We thank MoniePoint Nigeria for joining us as lead sponsor of this promising season.”
On his part, Chinedu Okpara, Head of Product Marketing at MoniePoint, said: “This is by far the largest show in Africa, and we are the largest fintech at the moment, which is why we are here. You are going to hear and see more about MoniePoint for the next three months, thanks to Multichoice.
“Primarily, what we hope to achieve with this partnership is to power the dreams of Nigerian youth with Multichoice and a platform to bring our product and banking services to more people in Nigeria and Africa. Once again, I’d like to thank Multichoice for this opportunity. We hope that this season is more exciting and better than the previous seasons.”
In addition, the show is staying true to its reputation of having the biggest cash prize for any reality competition on the continent. This season’s winner will take home a cash prize of N120 million and other exciting prizes.
As Big Brother Naija returns for another season, fans across sub-Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom will enjoy front-row, live-streamed access to all the activities in the Big Brother house on the streaming platform, Showmax. While DStv premium subscribers will get access to the platform for free, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers would watch the show for half the price.