Comic great and renowned Nollywood actor, Basorge Tariah Jnr. is returning to the small screen as Africa Magic premieres its new Pidgin English sitcom, Do-good, on Monday, 6 July, 2015. Do-good, which is a spin-off of a popular Nigerian drama series of the 1990s, features the exploits of the titular character Do-good, played by Tariah, who returns from a sojourn abroad to woo his sweetheart Emem, played by Nollywood leading lady Kate Henshaw.
Speaking on the new show, the Regional Director, M-Net (West Africa), Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, said: “Africa Magic continues to lead the way in creating and showcasing the best content made by Africans for Africans. Do-Good is the latest in a line of exciting content that continues to appear on our channels. Besides being a stellar comedy series, Do-good also tells a story of love and ambition and focuses on the struggles of the ordinary man. It is a humorous depiction of real life situations and definitely promises to be a hit with all lovers of comedy and good television.”
The new sitcom, which also features appearances from other popular comic actors including Tony Akposheri and Yibo Koko, will be available on the Africa Magic Urban channel (DStv channel 153). Previously renowned for its showcasing of full length contemporary movies, Africa Magic Urban was recently refreshed to focus on general entertainment content and currently features a number of exciting drama series, sitcoms and magazine shows alongside exciting movie content.
Mr. John Ugbe, the Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria, said: “MultiChoice has supported Nigerian entertainment for over 20 years and we continue to pioneer in the production and showcasing of the best entertainment content the country has to offer. Do-good is a great example of our ongoing partnership with the Nigerian entertainment industry, and it expands our already impressive list of exciting and fun programming for viewers to choose from.”
Do-good is the latest addition to the thrilling content line-up which recently launched on the various Africa Magic channels in 2015 including the telenovella, Hotel Majestic, and the popular late night talk show, Highlites with IK.
Speaking further on the launch of Do-good, Mba-Uzoukwu added: “The Africa Magic brand is synonymous with Nollywood and the exciting content that continues to come out of the industry. All the Africa Magic channels are the go-to sources for world class African entertainment content and we consistently work to ensure that our viewers are spoilt for choice.”
Do-good launches on Monday, 6th July 2015. The show airs weekdays at 20:30 CAT on Africa Magic Urban (DStv channel 153).