TOP NIGERIAN SERIES AIRING ON DSTV



The entertainment industry in Nigeria has produced some amazing series that has found a place in the hearts of many. There are certain series on DSTV that people cannot go without watching due to how well they have proven themselves to be enthralling overtime.

What shows have topped the popularity chart on DSTV? Check them out below:

  1. The Johnsons: The Johnsons is a family comedy series which has been on for a period of time. The show has interesting cast that has captivated its audience. The show is directed by energetic actor Charles Inojie, and features other amazing acts like Ada Ameh, Chinedu Ikedieze, Olumide Oworu, Samuel Ajibola and much more. This show airs on DSTV Africa Magic Family Channel 154, Africa Magic Showcase Channel 151 and Africa Magic Urban Channel 153 everyday between 7.30pm – 8pm.
  2. Tinsel: This show can be referred to as the most successful Nigerian TV series. The storyline of this show centers on a professional setting, this shows has brought about couples from its cast with the likes of Linda Ejifor and Ibrahim Suleiman. Some promimnent casts of the show are Ireti Doyle, Gbenro Ajibade, Yul Edochie, Gideon Okeke, Chris Attoh and many others. Tinsel airs on Africa Magic Family Channel 154 between 7pm – 7.30pm.
  3. Jenifas Diary: This is one series that made the public extremely fond of actress Funke Akindele. It is a comedy series centered on a chicaner named ‘Jenifa’ who was played by Funke Akindele. The show also features stars like Folarin Falana (Falz the Bahd guy), Micheal Uba, Lolo, Lota Chukwu and many others. Jenifa is a series that never fails to crack one up especially with the unique English spoken by the main act Jenifa. For latest episodes, this show airs on AIT on Sundays by 7.30pm.
  4. Shuga: This show was first introduced as part of an inititiative for MTC Base; Staying Alive Ignite. Popularly known as MTV Shuga and now Shuga Naija, this show has also wormed its way into the hearts of many especially young people. The show is a drama series of action that takes place in the lives of young people. Cast of this wonderful show includes Chris Attoh, Lupita Nyong’o, Dorcas Shola Fapson (DSF) and many more. The show has cut across Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. Although not so consistent, Shuga airs on MTV Base. The show also airs on EbonyLife TV Channel 165 in the evenings.
  5. Flat mates: This can be seen as a ‘new series’, as it was premiered in 2017. As the name implies, the show is a comedy show which follows the day to day lives of 4 friends who are living together (flat mates). From the cast alone, you are sure to be cracked up. Cast of the show includes Okey Bakassi, Basketmouth, Buchi, Yaw and amazing others. Flat mates airs on Africa Magic Showcase Channel 151 every weekday at 6.30pm.

These shows and more makes the entertainment industry commendable as they have helped in being stress relief to many after their daily activities. Do well to catch up on these show and enjoy yourself!

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