M-Net and Endemol SA gets new home for Big Brother Africa 2014
M-Net has desperately gotten a new location for the Africa’s biggest “Reality TV Show” – Big Brother Africa 2014, the BBA Hotshots will begin airing from next month as a new studio has been found, after the fire outbreak that disrupted the initial plans for the kick-off of the show, at Johannesburg home where the 24-hour filming was supposed to take place.
On Friday, the channel announced that a new studio had been found, but would not confirm where the new Big Brother House would be situated.
“M-Net and Endemol SA have spent the last 48 hours searching both locally and internationally for a venue in which to produce Season 9 of the highly popular Big Brother Africa reality show.
After exploring all possible options, the team are delighted to announce that the show will go on as a venue has been found to get the show on air within the next month,” a statement released on Friday by M-Net and Endemol, who produces the show, read.
“A multitude of factors have had to be considered including the complex technical requirements, logistics, technical crews and satellite link facilities which have all formed part of the challenge.
The details of the new location was not provided in a press statement which was released by M-Net and Endemol SA. They stated that they have put together similar technical component to enable the show to be produced just like in the past.
However, M-Net is delighted to assure all its Big Brother fans that their favourite reality show will be launched soon and thanks fans from across the continent for their support during the last two days.
Multichoice Africa Spokesperson Caroline Creasy told City Press that they had been inundated with calls from as far as Nigeria, with fans offering their homes as a location.
Meanwhile, the cause of the fire is still unknown.
Posted on September 9, 2014, in Africa, entertainment gossip, events, latest news and tagged Africa, Big Brother Africa 2014, Caroline Creasy, Endemol SA, fire outbreak, home, Johannesburg, location, M-Net, Multichoice, Nigeria, SA, satellite, TV Show. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.