Africa’s biggest reality TV franchise, Big Brother, has called for entries for a new special season of the show that will hold in 2023.
Tagged ‘Big Brother Titans’, the special season will be a mix of Big Brother Naija and Big Brother Mzansi, with auditions open to Nigerians and South Africans, ages 21 and above.
To audition, interested applicants with valid SA and Nigerian identification, must record a two-minute video of themselves stating why Big Brother should pick them to be a Big Brother Titan housemate. Contestants must fill out the online registration form and upload their videos must to http://mnet.tv/bigbrothertitans. The audition will hold between October 6 and 22, 2022.
Speaking about the fascinating twist of having a mash-up of BBNaija and BBMzansi, Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, said: “The long history of rich culture and talent shared by both countries will be brought to life through the Titan housemates in one house. I can only imagine the explosion of drama and intrigue that will ensue.
“So, imagine ‘Afrobeats’ meeting ‘Amapiano’; imagine the food and everything else that will be showcased; we think this will be quite exciting. We are excited about the special big brother season, and we will reveal more details at the right time sometime next year.”
The call for entries for the forthcoming edition comes just days after the Big Brother Naija Season 7 wrapped on a record breaking note. The season saw the show’s second female winner. Ijeoma Josephina Otabor, popularly known as Phyna, took home the season’s N100 million grand prize.