Love or loathe him, Jim Iyke is a superstar. Now, for the first time ever, he invites DStv audiences into his world to get to know the man behind the headlines, thanks to his new reality TV series JIM IYKE: UNSCRIPTED!
From April 18, by simply tuning in to AfricaMagic Entertainment you can get an up close and exclusive look into his glamourous yet controversial life. Join the famous actor as he promotes his latest movies while delving into the competitive world of men’s fashion and follow him as he manages the demands that come with his huge popularity, busy schedule and outspoken personality.
Filmed in Lagos, Abuja, Accra, Houston, Dubai, Nairobi, Amsterdam and London, and presented by Ghana’s Anita Erskine, a new episode of JIM IYKE: UNSCRIPTED will be screened every Thursday (18:30/21:00 CAT) for 13 weeks.
Talking about the series, its leading man says, “its no holds barred, unscripted and untamed”. Meanwhile series producers iFactory Live, Greyology Inc. and OH Africa describe JIM IYKE: UNSCRIPTED as very real, giving fans a free pass into Jim’s life. Executive producer Michael Djaba says, “Yes his image has sometimes been described as ‘Bad Boy’ but beneath it all, he’s as real as any celebrity can get and fans are in for one roller coaster ride”.
Meanwhile M-Net Africa Managing Director Biola Alabi is confident that like the man himself, the show will be must-watch.
“Jim Iyke attracts attention on a daily basis and we’re definitely pleased that we’re in a position to screen his exciting new reality series. He’s such a talented individual who is not afraid to take risks, to speak his mind, to blaze his own future. His charisma, talent and energy are undeniable and his fans want to see more of him! So make sure you tune in weekly to see Anita Erskine draw out what drives his success, what determines his reactions and what defines his choices.”
She goes on to say, “The viewer reaction to Omotola: The Real Me proved again how much African fans want to see celebrity focused, reality programming that allows them to get close to the African stars they see on their screens. We are determined that this a need we will meet whenever we can. It’s wonderful to see the connection that African audiences are making with our continent’s biggest stars.”
For more information on this and other programs on AfricaMagic channels, log on to www.africamagic.tv.