On Saturday, August 13, 2022, the first documentary about the television reality series Big Brother Naija is scheduled to air.
Chief Executive Officer of ID Africa, Femi Falodun made this known in a statement on Thursday.
Falodun announced the impending presentation of the short film “BBNaija: the Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy,” created by ID Africa’s The Bang Studio.
“‘BBNaija: The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy’ will take viewers behind the scenes of the biggest reality TV show in Africa and reveal some truths about the show’s production.
“It features some of the show’s most popular housemates, including Mercy Eke, Laycon, Nengi, Prince, Alex Asogwa, Bisola Aiyeola, Elozonam, and Ozo.
“‘BBN: The Fame, the Fans, the Frenzy’ tells the untold story of the show and examines its impact through the eyes of relevant stakeholders, with appearances from the host, crew and organisers of the show.
“This has grown to become the biggest Big Brother franchise in the world,” he said.
Falodun clarified that as BBNaija was an African pop-culture phenomenon, its history needed to be told.
“At ID Africa, we love to tell untold stories, and what better story to tell than that of the biggest Big Brother instalment in the franchise’s history?
“In the recently-concluded season alone, the show recorded over a billion votes from millions of viewers.”
“It was also watched in over 30 countries across the globe, I am thrilled that we get to share the backstory of how this show is made and how much it changes the participants’ lives,” he said.
Excited with the documentary’s debut, Dr. Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice, also expressed it.
She said: “We have worked tirelessly behind the scenes for years to make Big Brother Naija a success, so, it is quite exciting to see the story of how the show comes together each year being told so brilliantly.
“The documentary will give fans an insight into how much work it takes to deliver the show each year”, she stated.