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"The Mr X Family" TV show starring RMD and Ego Boyo gets release date on Africa Magic

"The Mr X Family," which reunites RMD and Ego Boyo two decades after "Checkmate," will premiere in May.

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Ego Boyo and Richard Mofe Damijo in new TV show, "The Mr X Family"

Great news for “Checkmate” fans: There's a release date for "The Mr X Family," a new TV show, which reunites Ego Boyo and RMD. 

Over two decades later, Richard Mofe Damijo and Ego  Boyo, who are memorably remembered for their roles in classics "Violated" and "Checkmate," reunite as a couple in "The Mr X Family Show."

The upcoming TV series which also marks RMD's debut as a producer, will premiere on Sunday, May 6 at 6:00PM, on DSTV channel 151, Africa Magic Showcase.

play Throwback to the last day on set of "Checkmate" (Instagram/EgoBoyo)


"I can only hope that getting back together again on TV will tickle fans of Ann Hathrope and Segun Kadiri and the fans of Tega and Peggy who have been craving to have them grace their TV screens again," RMD had said about this reunion when he made the announcement in 2017.

"Ego and I are pretty excited about this and hope the excitement catches on," he added.

play Poster for "The Mr X Family Show" starring RMD and Ego Boyo

Boyo and RMD are most remembered for their roles in pop-culture staple, "Checkmate," which ran from 1991 to 1995, and starred RMD as Segun Kadiri, the arch-enemy turned lover of Ann Haastrup ( Boyo).

In 1996, the duo also returned as Tega and Peggy in "Violated", a movie that tells the story of a wealthy man who falls in love with a woman beneath his background.

RMD and Ego Boyo reunite in new TV series play

RMD and Ego Boyo reunite in new TV series



 Plot and cast details of "The Mr X Family Show" are being kept under wraps.

As Segun and Ann, Damijo and Boyo created a dedicated fanbase; one that is expected to set their new show up for success.

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