Tag: TV

Ado AminuAugust 27, 2021

Nigeria’s prevalence of violence can be linked to child beating. Here’s why

The culture in Nigeria with respect to corporal punishment – which is so commonplace you find it at home, in ...

ToluAugust 29, 2017

It won’t air until 2019 + everything else we know about Game of Thrones Season 8

We’ve seen the worst happen! The Night King and his ice dragon (former Viserion) have brought down The Wall and ...

RoqeebahAugust 12, 2017

YouTube has just launched its ‘share’ feature but will you be using it?

On Thursday evening, YouTube rolled out its new sharing feature in its mobile app for Nigerian users. The launch started ...

AzeezJuly 8, 2017

Trump very different in reality than on TV – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said US President Donald Trump is a different person physically than on television after ...

ToluJuly 7, 2017

EbonyLife at 4: The life and times of Africa’s first black entertainment network

When Ebonylife TV went live in mid 2013, it sought to be the global network for premium African entertainment. It ...

ToluMarch 26, 2017

StarTimes Dish TV is packed with everything you need from TV and more

As we inch closer to the times when erstwhile television audience would have completely ditched the offerings of the box ...

ToluMarch 24, 2017

StarTimes might be set to change the game with this new Integrated Digital TV

Does anyone ever feel burdened by trying to figure out which remote works for the TV and which one is ...

EditorFebruary 23, 2017

The Media Blog: A webseries in French? Red TV continues to intrigue us

It’s called Boutique Hotel, and appears to have been made in Côte d’Ivoire. It stars Ivorians, and it’s entirely in ...

Media BloggerDecember 4, 2016

The Media Blog: Africa Magic’s Jamestown (finally) comes on tonight!

About a year ago we got wind that Victor Sanchez Aghahowa had gathered a crop of actors and ferried them ...

Media BloggerNovember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Coke Studio is pretty good television

It’s a bit uneven, as can only be the case with a show whose success depends largely upon the chemistry ...

Media BloggerNovember 12, 2016

The Film Blog: We can’t be bothered with ‘5ive’

A consequence of the current “revolution” Nigerian film and TV is seeing is that there will, at some point, simply ...

Media BloggerNovember 8, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘This Is It’ has our attention, and Lowladee is a quiet storm

Nigeria’s film industry will be great(er). There is no doubt. It is a logical impossibility for that to not be ...

Media BloggerNovember 7, 2016

The Media Blog: The Naked Convos is getting in the TV business

Remember when we mentioned our friends over at The Naked Convos making big moves? Well they’ve just announced that an adaptation of ...

Media BloggerNovember 5, 2016

The Media Blog: Accelerate TV is hustling

They may not be getting Ndani traction just yet, but that isn’t about to stop Accelerate TV from trying. Just ...

Media BloggerNovember 2, 2016

The Media Blog: We’ve been watching Dolapo Oni’s new show

We were disappointed in Dolapo (Oni) Sijuwade’s The Marcy Project. That’s putting it mildly, really, but because we acknowledge the ...

Media BloggerNovember 2, 2016

The Film Blog: A Mercy Johnson talk show you say?

Mercy Johnson is launching a talk show. Or has launched a talk show. We’re still not sure but she made ...

ToluOctober 17, 2016

Up In The Sky wins International Marketing Effectiveness Award

Up In The Sky Ltd is a Platinum, Best of Category winner in the 2016 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award competition ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Solomon Osadolo: Neverwhere – Tale of a nomad [Nigerian Voices]

by Solomon Osadolo I hate that I don’t drink Coffee. It’d probably help with me feeling cranky every time. I ...

ToluOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: This clip from an Egyptian TV free-for-all is remarkable – for more than one reason

You should especially watch this from 1.44, where the host pretends to be so shocked – shocked, we say – ...

RoqeebahSeptember 30, 2016

Benjamina proves you can’t hide the Nigerian in you on The Great British Bake-off

The Great British Bake-off is the BBC One’s reality competition where twelve contestants battle week after week until there’s only ...

ToluSeptember 28, 2016

FirstStars Reality TV Show premieres on EbonyLife TV today!

FirstBank in partnership with EbonyLife TV, through the [email protected] initiative brings to your television screens from Wednesday, September 28th 2016–The ...

ToluSeptember 26, 2016

5 things to look forward to at the US Presidential debate tonight

For those of us keeping up with the US elections, this is the beginning of the most memorable moments that ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Timberland leaves Empire | Nigerian comedian set to break world record

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 15, 2016

Nigerian children discuss babies, money and family on Episode 4 of Etisalat Sponsored “Kids Say the Darndest Things”

Every weekend brings us new episodes of the Etisalat sponsored Kids Say The Darndest Things Season 2 where Nigerian children ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 12, 2016

‘It’s a lot of hardwork!’ – Hush star, Baaj Adebule talks about popular TV series on Y!Talk

On this episode of Y! Talk, show host, Adenike Adebayo, chatted with actor and star of popular television series, Hush, ...

ToluSeptember 6, 2016

Jenifa’s Diary is the best thing on Nigeria TV – Here are 5 solid proofs

Sunday nights have not remained the same since Jenifa’s Diary hit our screens. It reminds us of how Sunday nights ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

Prodigious kid shines at Episode 2 of Etisalat sponsored Kids Say the Darndest Things

Nigerian television viewers were in for an exciting time last weekend as they watched with bated breath for Episode 2 ...

Isime EseneAugust 18, 2016

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Here are 7 things to learn from Linda Ikeji

Hate her or love her, Linda Ikeji is a powerful figure, and while some of you are busy hating on ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Opinion: Deji Adeyanju is what e-intellectuals wish to be

By Shomoye Abiodun Never see this piece as means of either “famzing” (as called in the street parlance) or attempt ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

7 reasons why Adesuwa Onyenokwe is an icon for this generation

If there is one woman in Nigeria who needs no introduction, Adesuwa Onyenokwe perfectly fits the bill. Born on August ...

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