by Seyi Lawal
The franchise that made the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Ruben Studdard, Timi Dakolo and Yeka Onka become big music stars is back on your screens in Nigeria for the second season!
After 2months of touring the country, Nigerian Idol is set to go on air so get your seat belt fastened to witness exceptional performances, unbelievable contestants, hilarious skits, dramatic responses and more.
From today, 4th of December, you can catch Nigerian Idol on NTA Network, Saturdays 1.30pm to 2.30pm and Sundays from 4.00 to 5.00pm.
On the AIT Network, Nigerian Idol comes on 6.00 to 7.00pm Saturdays and Sundays.
On Silverbird television Nigerian Idol airs on Saturdays 1–2pm and Sundays 4.30 – 5.30pm.
On Galaxy television Lagos it airs on Fridays 7.10-8pm, and Sun. 2.30pm-4pm.
Superscreen Television will air the show from 5.00 to 6.00pm, Mondays and Saturdays.
On DBN Lagos, Nigerian Idol comes up on Fridays from 8.30 to 10.00pm and on Sundays from 5.30 to 7.00pm.
On HiTV, Nigerian Idol comes on Saturdays and Sundays 8.00 to 9.30 pm
This season is bigger and better with a price tag of 100,000 USD and SUV for the winner, up to 30,000 USD for runner ups and even the top ten finalists get several prizes.
With Jeffrey Daniel back from his base in Japan and recently from the Shalamar reunion in the UK to judge the show, Sultry Yinka Davies still holding the throne and Sensational Music Legend, Charly Boy joining the line-up, viewers are in for a formula 1 ride as Ill Rymz and the sexy Kele Kele Queen; Tiwa Savage bring the show every week.
So, get ready for an amazing television experience, get texting to vote for your favourite contestants and to get a ticket to attend the live shows, get on twitter and follow us for updates on handle @nigerianidol, get on facebook and keep updated with behind the scenes and performance videos or just get on www.nigerianidol.com.
Nigerian Idols is brought to you by Etisalat in association with Sony and Pepsi with support from Air Nigeria, The Beat FM, Classic FM and Naija FM