Acclaimed Africa’s biggest reality TV show, Big Brother Africa (BBA) has been cancelled according to news fast coming in from the organizers.
The organizers of the reality TV show said their decision to cancel this year’s show was due to lack of sponsorship.
Africa Magic and Endemol who are the main organizers said that they are unable to get sponsorship for this year’s edition of the show and this was confirmed to Razz Newspaper in Ghana by Anne Sackey, the Manager of Multi choice Ghana who said they received notice from MNET that this year’s edition of Big Brother Africa will not come off. She explained that MNET did not give them any reasons as to why they will not be airing the Big Brother this year, but she suggested it could be due to sponsorship.
Big Brother has been the Africa’s biggest reality show and the first season started in 2003, featuring 12 housemates from 12 different African countries and it premiered to audiences in 42 African countries on Sunday, May 25, 2003, and ended on September 7 of the same year, lasting for 106 days.
Uganda has been represented by Gaetano Kaggwa in 2003, Maureen Namatovu (2004), Maurice Mugisha (2008), Hannington Kuteesa (2009) Phil Okure (2010), Ernest Wasake and Sharon O (2011), Kyle and Janette Lutaaya (2012), Denzel and LK4 (2013) while Stellah Nantumbwe commonly known as Ellah was our last representative last year.