Multichoice Uganda unveiled a new family-friendly television series titled Juniors Drama Club.
The start-packed show will air on both GOtv and DStv.
Some of the notable names with roles in the show are Natasha Sinayobye, Canary Mugume, Bruno K, Dianah Nabatanzi, Gaetano Kaggwa, Brian Mulondo, Uncle Mo, Sammy Wetala and Malaika Nyanzi.
Allan Manzi, the creator, director and director of the show, also picked young talents in Tyra Abok, Alvan Lakor and Barack Babala, among others.
During the show premiere on Thursday evening the PR & Communications Manager for MultiChoice Uganda Rinaldi Jamugisa said the show is indicative of the Pay-TVcompany's commitment to rolling out more locally produced content for its customers.
Ugandans have in the past three years embraced and fully supported the Ugandan channels launched, Pearl Magic, Pearl Magic Prime, and Maisha Magic Movies.
“This continued investment in new content for our viewers on DStv and GOtv is part of our hyper-local strategy to ensure we deliver value to our customers through collaborative efforts with Ugandan filmmakers," said Jamugisa.
“Local filmmakers have the opportunity to have their content showcased while adding value to those around them. This month we shall unveil 3 other shows and a new channel, a testament to our deliberate and continued quest to ensure Ugandans get more local filmmakers as a way to amplify Ugandan voices and talent.”
Brian Mulondo, the Local Content Manager for MultiChoice Uganda highlighted that with Junior Drama Club, said: “With Juniors Drama Club, our customers rest assured that their children and young adults will have nail-biting, entertaining, local content by our Ugandan stars. A hearty congratulation to the teams involved in the making of Junior Drama Club.”
Manzi said: “We extend our appreciation to MultiChoice Uganda for providing a platform for us to bring great entertainment to the screens of fellow Ugandans, through a show concept that is new to the industry.” “Viewers of Pearl Magic prime will get to experience a different way to enjoy a smooth blend of music and film by a very talented group of young and vibrant actors that will appeal to people across all ages."
Juniors Drama Club will air every Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm on Pearl Magic Prime, Channel 148 on DStv, and channel 305 on GOtv.