In Nigeria, Amazon Prime Video has revealed that it will soon launch a new African original series titled Ebuka Turns Up Africa.
The travel-reality show will feature celebrated Nigerian star Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, taking the audience on an exhilarating journey across Africa, uncovering hidden treasures and testing loyalties and friendships.
Ebuka Turns Up Africa is a captivating showcase of camaraderie and adventure, as Ebuka undertakes the journey of a lifetime with his guys: Timini Egbuson, Zubby Michael, Jimmie Akinsola, Onoja Adole, and Alistair Englebert Preston.
Speaking about the show, Ebuka said, “This journey was not only an exciting exploration of Africa, it was an opportunity for audiences to see a different side of me and the guys. Whilst we had a lot of fun and laughs, there were also some intense conflicts—it was one wild adventure!”
The adventure will take the team of intrepid travellers through various experiences, from exploring Africa’s most desirable destinations to delving into daring, high-adrenaline activities. Friendships will be tested as the guys discover the magic of unity that comes alive when they Turn Up Africa!
Ned Mitchell, head of MENA Originals, Prime Video, said, “This is Ebuka and Africa like you’ve never seen before! It’s an invitation for audiences to immerse themselves in the heart and soul of Africa. Ebuka Turns Up Africa Is a unique celebration of Africa, brought to life by Ebuka and his top squad.”
Ebuka Turns Up Africa is a Prime Video Original produced by Rapid Blue Productions Nigeria and executive produced by Ziyanda Ngcaba and Erika Klopper.
The show builds on Prime Video’s commitment to delivering local and authentic African series and films to a global audience.
Ebuka Turns Up Africa is set to debut in 2024.