By Elizabeth Chukwuma
The United Bank, popular, Pan African Bank, show casing ”Africa’s Lifestyle and Entertainment” channel had continued to blaze the trail in online entertainment as it pushes the best of Africa to the world.
REDTV, which are the producers of the awarding winning hit series such as The Men’s Club ,TMC, Our Best Friend’s Wedding, Inspector K, Assistant Madams, Red Hot Topics, Hotel Boutique and a host of other hit series is set to put on display its depth and Pan African reach with the new series, ‘’The Public Figure.
The Public Figure was said to have been developed and produced in Ghana and revolves around power, marriage, politics, love, and the celebrity life. The lead cast include award winning Ghanaian actors, Van Vicker and Dela Seade. Naa Ashorkor, Kingsley Yamoah, Benny Ashun and Daisy Amankwah also play prominent roles in the show which will premier on Tuesday, May 19th, 2021 on REDTV.
Given an insider information of the Premiere, Bola Atta REDTV’s Executive Director, and incidentally the Group Director of Communications at UBA, had said the Money Deposit bank, MDB, is focused ‘’on promoting entrepreneurship across Africa and its support for the creative industry is reflected through the REDTV platform’’. We have been doing this for a few years now, creating rich and entertaining content to support this all-important sector, she had said. She noted that it is a conscious effort on the Bank part ‘’to ensure that it create jobs and opportunities for the African creative.
‘’ We want to encourage more people to explore their talent without the hesitation or fear of not being able to reach their potential in an industry that still has a huge amount of growing to do on the continent’, she said.
On the choice of Ghana for the show, Atta pointed out that REDTV is pan -African and has an Africa wide agenda. ‘we have had content from Cote D’Ivoire, Nigeria, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Senegal and a couple of other African countries and Ghana is on our road map. Public figure was filmed in Ghana by a Ghanaian cast and crew. We will continue to create job opportunities in the creative industry across Africa’, she insists.
‘Public Figure’ would begin to be aired on REDTV’s Youtube channel, @itsredtv on May 19th, 2021 at 3pm WAT. According to her ,REDTV is a fast-paced lifestyle channel that puts Africa on the global stage, proudly powered by UBA, the network aims to entertain and inform, with rich content that feature the very best of Africa focused on entertainment, fashion, news, design, music, sport, movies and travel and much more.
it collaborates with the most talented visionaries and creative minds daring to believe in a New Africa, putting together content that reflect the dream, she further said.