Reality TV: 5 shows starring Nollywood actors

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Pulse Nigeria presents a list of actors who’ve played roles in this unscripted drama. Real life scenarios and unscripted drama, theses are the key elements or Reality television. The last few years have seen Nollywood actors venture into this genre of television programming.

Pulse Nigeria presents a list of actors who’ve tapped into this line of programming.

“Jewel for Jim” – Jim Iyke








A Nigerian version of the bachelor – “Jewel For Jim” showed Nigerian actor Jim Iyke’s friends trying to find him a love interest in the United States of America.

“The Real Me” – Omotola Jalade Ekeinde






Omotola Jalade Ekeinde debuted her reality TV show “The Real Me” in December 2013. Fondly called Omosexy by fans, the show followed the work life of the famous actress and fans got to see her balance her professional life and family life. It revealed her journey into her music career.

The show was filmed in Lagos, London, Ghana, Miami and Jamaica.

“Jim Iyke Unscripted” – Jim Iyke













In 2013, Iyke launched another reality TV show called “Jim Iyke Unscripted”. The series, which ran for three seasons, was filmed in Lagos, Abuja, Ghana, Kenya, The United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

The show followed the actor as he promoted his movies and worked towards being a force in the fashion industry.

“Make Me Fabulous” – Stephanie Okereke – Linus (2014)













“Make Me Fabulous” – filmed on location in Lagos Nigeria sees award winning actress Stephanie Linus help couples reignite the spark in their marriages and bring their families closer together.

“African Diva” – Chika Ike












Chika Ike’s show goes on a quest to find the ideal African woman. The first season featured 22 contestants between the ages of 18 and 35, living in one mansion and contending for a cash prize of N4million.

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