Popular Nigerian reality television show, Gulder Ultimate Search, will make a return to the television screen after a five-year break.
The show which borders on the survival instincts of its contestants dominated the Nigerian airwaves in the early 2000s.
The show which began in 2004 ran for 11 seasons before it ended in 2016. A brainchild of Nigerian Breweries Plc, the show has produced some talents who have become stars.
Past winners who have become household names in the entertainment industry include Kunle Remi, winner of the 2010 edition; Dennis Okike, winner of the season right edition; and Chris Okagbue, winner of season 10.
Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc officially announced that the show would make its comeback and the theme for the 2021 edition is: “The Age of Craftsmanship.”
Sade Morgan, the Corporate Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, said: “We are really excited to be bringing back the Gulder Ultimate Search for the viewing pleasure of Nigerians who have over the years continued to call for the return of the show.
“The planning team has put in place everything necessary to give the fans exactly what they enjoy about the show, and I am confident that everyone will be pleasantly surprised and delighted with what we have in store.”
The TV premiere of ‘Gulder Ultimate Search: The Age of Craftsmanship’ is set for October 16, 2021, and will run till December 19, when the grand finale will hold.
To apply, interested participants have to be Nigerians between 21-35 years old. Applications should be submitted to www.gulderultimatesearch.ng between September 1, 2021, and September 8, 2021.
Shortlisted applicants will undergo a regional selection process in Abuja and Enugu on September 13 and 14, while the selection will take place in Lagos on September 16 and 17, 2021.
The show will air on DStv and other local stations across the country.
However, the host of the show is yet to be unveiled.