By Our Reporter
The first edition of Big Brother Titans got off to a thrilling start during its dazzling live premiere in Johannesburg.
The highly anticipated, border-breaking #BBTitans is a fusion of Big Brother Naija and Big Brother Mzansi, featuring Housemates from both countries. The grand prize? An impressive US$100,000.
Helmed by BBNaija’s Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and BBMzansi’s Lawrence Maleka – co-hosts for this season of the much-loved franchise – the glittering launch featured performances by Boohle, D’Banj, Deep London, and Bontle Modiselle and the Bontle Modiselle Dance Studio.
The #BBTitans stars were each introduced in front of a spirited live audience, before entering Biggie’s house to meet each other for the first time.
Nomsa Philiso, Executive Head of Programming: M-Net Channels, says viewers can expect #BBTitans to be more than just the biggest season yet: “Both Big Brother Naija and Big Brother Mzansi are massive hits in their own right and with Big Brother Titans, we are setting the entertainment bar even higher. We can’t wait to see how the Housemates adapt to their new, dynamic environment, and to one another. We know viewers will find people to root for and people to root against, and we look forward to the conversations and engagement that will follow the show throughout its run.”
The housemates are: Khosi (SA), Yemi Cregx (Nigeria), Siya aka Juicy Jay (SA), Olivia (Nigeria), Nelisa (SA), Blaqboi (Nigeria), Mmeli (SA), Nana (Nigeria), Ipeleng (SA), Marvin (Nigeria), Thabang (SA), Jaypee (Nigeria), Yaya (SA), Ebubu (Nigeria), Khehla aka Lukay (SA), Jenni O (Nigeria), Tsatsii (SA), Kanaga Jnr (Nigeria), Justin (SA) and Yvonne (Nigeria).
Big Brother Titans is showing live, 24/7 on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29.