Love or loathe him, Jim Iyke is a superstar. Now, for the first time ever, he invites DStv audiences into his world to get to know the man behind the headlines, thanks to his new reality TV series Jim Iyke Unscripted.
The show debuted Thursday on AfricaMagic Entertainment amid applause from viewers. For the actor, the show remains an exclusive probe into his glamorous yet, controversial lifestyle. Welcome to Jim’s world as he promotes his latest movies while delving into the competitive world of men’s fashion and follow him as he manages the demands that come with his huge popularity, busy schedule and outspoken personality.
Filmed in Lagos, Abuja, Accra, Houston, Dubai, Nairobi, Amsterdam and London, a new episode of JimIyke: Unscripted will be screened every Thursday for 13 weeks.
Talking about the series, Jim Iyke said, “Its no holds barred, unscripted and untamed”. I have been misjudged and this show will help to put a lot of things into proper perspective about my personality.’
Meanwhile series producers iFactory Live, Greyology Inc. and OH Africa described Jim Iyke: Unscripted as very real, giving fans a free pass into Jim’s life. Executive producer Michael Djaba says, “Yes his image has sometimes been described as ‘Bad Boy’ but beneath it all, he’s as real as any celebrity can get and fans are in for one roller coaster ride”.
Meanwhile M-Net Africa Managing Director Biola Alabi is confident that like Jim Iyke himself, the show will be must-watch. “Jim Iyke attracts attention on a daily basis and we’re definitely pleased that we’re in a position to screen his exciting new reality series. He’s such a talented individual who is not afraid to take risks, to speak his mind, to blaze his own future. His charisma, talent and energy are undeniable and his fans want to see more of him! So make sure you tune in weekly to see what drives his success, what determines his reactions and what defines his choices.”
“The viewer reaction to Omotola: The Real Me proved again how much African fans want to see celebrity focused, reality programming that allows them to get close to the African stars they see on their screens. We are determined that this is a need we will meet whenever we can. It’s wonderful to see the connection that African audiences are making with our continent’s biggest stars,” Alabi added.