by Damilola Jagun
2015 begins on an electrifying note as Africa Magic launches new and exciting shows in January for its viewers across Africa and the rest of the world.
Hotel Majestic airs Weekdays on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 21:00 CAT
We kick start the year with a first of its kind telenovella series, Hotel Majestic, which airs weekdays at 21:00CAT on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151)
Hotel majestic tells the intriguing tale of the Emeni family as they fight within themselves and with the outside world to protect a hotel that has been in their family for decades. The Hotel, which is situated in a beautiful and flawless riverside community in Nigeria, has been in the family since the late 1800’s and is currently run by two great- great grandchildren of the original owner. Hotel Majestic boasts a stellar cast including: Sadiq Daba, Oge Okoye, Gloria Young, Anne Njemanze, Bukky Ajayi and AMVCA nominee Ivie Okujaye.
The Calabash airs Mondays and Tuesdays on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT
Also new in January is The Calabash, a drama series exclusive to Africamagic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151). The show airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:30CAT and features Alexandra Nwokedi, Colette Nwadike, Charles Ukpong, and Christopher Okagbue amongst many other exciting names. The Calabash revolves around an ailing bank so desperate to avoid liquidation that its management employs unscrupulous measures to force employees to deliver on ridiculous targets set for them.
V Republic airs Wednesdays on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT
Another exciting show to watch out for is V Republic. Premiering on Wednesday, the 7th of January, 2015 at 22:30 CAT on Africa Magic Showcase, V Republic tells the story of four beautiful ladies – a lawyer and her personal assistant in a law firm, an upcoming actress and a business woman. The show follows and brings to life the struggles, chaos, drama, suspense and intrigue surrounding each individual lady in their professional and personal lives. The show’s cast includes Joselyn Dumas, Jasmine Baroudi, Christabel Ekeh, Nikki Samonas, Senanu Gbedawo, James Gardiner, and Anthony Nkwochsa amongst many others.
V Republic airs on Wednesdays at 22:30CAT on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151).
Poisoned Bait airs Thursdays on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT
Also brand new to Africa Magic is Poisoned Bait, an exciting tale of deceit, lies, revenge and mayhem. Premiering on Thursday, the 8th of January on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT, this drama series delves into the life of Ariel Morrison, a literary manager whose life is thrown into disarray when her ex-boyfriend returns to Ghana on the day of her wedding.
The cast of this exciting show includes Ama K. Abebrese, Marie Humbert, Mary Remmy, Adjetey Anan and many more.
Poisoned Bait airs Thursdays on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT.
Losing Control airs Fridays on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT
Premiering Friday, the 9th of January at 22:30 CAT on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) is Losing Control. An intriguing tale of life, love and social imbalances, this show takes us through the life of an out of work woman who decides to disguise herself as a man to deceitfully gain employment, only to find herself entangled in a web of unrequited love and murder.
With a cast that includes Joseph Benjamin, Mary Remmy, Susan Peters, Michael Godson, Mary Lazarus, Venita Akpofure and other spectacular actors, Losing Control is a must watch.
Losing Control airs every Friday at 22:30CAT on Africa Magic Showcase (Dstv Channel 151) at 22:30 CAT.