Tinsel to Air 3000th Episode


Vanessa Obioha

On Thursday, January 21, Africa Magic’s longest-running and most successful drama series, Tinsel, will air its 3000th episode on AM Showcase (DStv channel 151). This marks a milestone for the show which launched in 2008, birthing careers of actors like Gideon Okeke, Gbenro Ajibade, Damilola Adegbite, Chris Attoh, Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman and many others.

“Our local content story cannot be complete without a mention of our flagship soap opera, Tinsel,” said Channel Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu.

“We are indeed happy to hit the 3000th episode mark of this stellar series. At MultiChoice, we remain committed to growing and promoting local content and talents as we continue to expand the boundaries of African film and television production. Tinsel owes its longevity to its amazing cast, stellar directing, multifaceted storyline and high production values.”

The soap opera has over the years pooled audiences with its intriguing storyline and provoking themes such as love, influence and scandal set against the backdrop of the Nigerian Film industry. It won an Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award for the Best M-Net original drama series in 2017. The 3000th episode will feature a guest appearance from prominent Nigerian comedian, AY Makun.