Africa’s biggest reality TV show, Big Brother Naija is back as the highly anticipated season six is just around the corner.
The fan-favourite season will premiere with two opening ceremonies on July 24 and 25, 2021 and will be headlined by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.
Both shows will air from 7 pm on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29 with a simulcast on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family. Also for the first time ever, BBNaija fans in the United Kingdom will have access to the live 24/7show via the African online streaming service, Showmax.
Show organizers, Multichoice confirmed the new season in a press conference held on Monday July 19, 2021.
Speaking on the premiere of the show, Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe said: “With each season of BBNaija we task ourselves on delivering great content that will take the excitement a notch higher and meet the entertainment needs of our customers.
“For this sixth season, we are pulling all the stops to give our customers a show like never seen before from Nigeria with end-to-end production best practices under global health and safety standards”.
Alongside news of the show’s starting date, season six will also spot some surprising changes. Organizers say there will be no SMS voting as fans will now be able to vote for their favourite housemates for free on the official website and application. This is to allow a more inclusive participation for fans outside Nigeria.
The 10-week long reality TV show will follow the lives of strangers as they interact and compete with each other to win the grand prize of N90million worth of prizes, which is the biggest in reality TV show reward on the continent.