The latest edition of the hit reality TV show franchise which premiered exclusively on Showmax on 8th April, follows the opulent lives of six of the most glamorous women in Africa’s largest megacity.
The Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOLagos) is set to give a peek into the opulent and oh-so-extra lifestyle of some of the most affluent women in Lagos, living their best Eko-Miami lives. Plus, all the drama you can expect from The Real Housewives franchise.
It features characters like businesswoman Carolyna Hutchings, lawyer and luxury hair brand owner Chioma Ikokwu, Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo, influencer Laura Ikeji-Kanu, PR expert Mariam Timmer, and celebrity stylist Toyin Lawani-Adebayo.
“The Real Housewives franchise lends itself to localisation and we know our audience is going to love seeing the show reinvented Naija-style. We can’t wait to show the continent – and the world – another side of Lagos, with all the drama, high fashion and luxury you’d expect from The Real Housewives franchise,” says Candice Fangueiro, Showmax’s head of content.
RHOLagos will be the first Nigerian instalment of the award-winning franchise, distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, which is part of Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group.
This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third African adaptation, following the success of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg and Durban, both now streaming on Showmax.
At The Real Housewives of Lagos launch event that took place on Saturday 2 April. Carolyna, Iyabo, Tiannah, Chioma and Mariam stepped out in style to celebrate the launch of RHOLagos on Showmax. In true Lagos style, they served up all the high fashion, luxury, drama, and power-moves that the franchise is known and loved for globally.
“The Real Housewives of Lagos has long been anticipated by fans of the franchise across Africa, and we’re excited to finally bring it to your screens. The show will explore the rich culture and lifestyle of Africa’s largest megacity, Lagos, through the eyes of six of the city’s most glamorous women.
“Each of these women is unique, fabulous and watch-worthy. We are certain that our viewers will enjoy the ride,” said Busola Tejumola, executive head of content and West Africa channels at MultiChoice Nigeria.
Produced by Livespot 360, RHOLagos will be available exclusively on Showmax in more than 40 African countries.
RHOLagos will also stream in the United Kingdom and other international markets such as Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
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Arakunrin Lekan is a Managing Editor & writer at the TheAfricanDream LLC. He’s also a freelance poet, graphics designer, and a business man.