E!Entertainment Television(E!) announced today that it will be bringing more local content to the channel with the launch of a brand new show E! VIP. The twelve-part series will premiere on June 12 at 8pmWAT only on E!.
E! VIP is set to give viewers an exclusive insight into the life of Africa’s most notable and loved celebrities, giving them a taste of what it’s like to live life in the limelight. The first episode will feature Nigerian-born Tiwa Savage and the series will continue with celebrities such as Rita Dominic, Diamond,Mafikizolo, D’Banj andCassperNyovest. With in-depth interviews hosted by Dolapo or MzzAbby, viewers can look forward to uncover the stories of these stars.
“After the great success of the E! News Special, we are delighted to debut E! VIP on E! Entertainment Television in Africa,”said Colin McLeod, Managing Director, UK &Emerging Markets, NBCUniversal International Networks. “E! is committed to bringing audiences across the continent more original, local content and we areproud to showcase some of Africa’s biggest names in music and entertainment in this new series.”
The first six episodes of E! VIP will airfrom June 12 at 8pm,only on E!, with more episodes coming to the channel later in the year.