While Calabar remains a most critical and integral aspect of the channel’s operations and will ultimately be known as its Home of Drama, Lagos will be known as EbonyLife TV’s home of Entertainment.
As EbonyLife TV moves into its third year, the outfit is now expanding its operations to Abuja and Lagos.
The channel’s purpose for this multi-location operations is to meet its goal of programme specialization, as well as market inclusion.
While Calabar will ultimately be known as its 'home of drama', Lagos will be known as EbonyLife TV’s 'home of entertainment.'
The channel has also expanded its operations to Abuja, in its bid to continuously keep its viewers updated on the issues of politics and governance.
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In this regards, Drama, one of the most exciting genres on EbonyLife TV, will now be moved to Calabar, with major drama series set to be produced all year round from ‘the nation’s paradise’.
"Cinderella- An African Tale," will be a six part mini-series modern African adaptation of the famous and absorbing fairytale, and is set to be filmed in February 2016.
Adaptation scripting of "Dynasty" and "Melrose Place," an acquisitions from CBS Studios International (CBSSI), will commence in early 2016.
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Since its launch on June 30, 2013, and first broadcast on July 01, 2013 to a pan-African audience, via DStv, Africa's largest Pay TV platform, the channel now distributes to 49 African countries, including South Africa and Southern African countries.
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