The Money Drop Nigeria, game show to be hosted by Gideon Okeke
Gideon Okeke, the Tinsel actor will be hosting “The Money Drop Nigeria”. Gideon first hit the screen in the M-Net reality series, Big Brother Nigeria and subsequently featured in the Africa Magic soap, Tinsel.
The game show will be launched exclusively on Africa Magic Entertainment on Sunday, January 13th, 2013. Each episode of The Money Drop Nigeria offers a pair of contestant a prize money of USD 100 000.
Okeke, FAB Most Stylish Male Actor in 2011 said, “I’m over the top about the news. Audiences are in for a thrill because it’s an exciting game show format that combines the elements of risk, reward, emotion and a more than generous start-off sum of $100 000 USD. Viewers should definitely tune in to watch the show.”
Managing Director of M-Net Africa, Biola Alabi says the management is happy about the choice of the Tinsel actor. “He’s definitely a star on the rise and one who M-Net has had a long association with. From Big Brother to Tinsel and now to The Money Drop Nigeria. Gideon’s career in the spotlight is progressing steadily. In his latest role, he engages wonderfully with the contestants drawing out their personalities, while also guiding audiences watching at home through the game”, she enthused.
The game show is produced by Endemol SA and sponsored by Diamond Bank (Nigeria). The Money Drop Nigeria The show will be re-screened on Africa Magic Entertainment on Mondays at 22:30 CAT, Wednesdays at 17:30 CAT and Fridays at 22:30 CAT