Wednesday, October 01, 2014

What You Need To Know About Big Brother Hotshots

It's almost Big Brother time and you don't want to get left out of the action. Here's everything you need to know about the ninth season of Big Brother Africa (Big Brother Hotshots).

When does the show start?
Big Brother Hotshots kicks off on Sunday, October 5, at 19:00 CAT.

Why Hotshots?
The Housemates will let nothing stand in the way of their pursuit of fame and fortune. While in the house, they'll party like A-listers, rub shoulders with celebrity guests and face formidable challenges - all while negotiating Biggie's famous curve balls and twists.

How much is the prize money?
The Housemates are competing for a massive prize pot of $300,000.

Who is the host this year?
It's none other than Nigerian star IK Osakioduwa.

Which are the participating countries in Big Brother Hotshots?
The participating countries this year are: Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Who are Hotshots?
The 26 Housemates are:
1. Botswana - Goitse and Sheillah
2. Ghana - Kacey Moore and Ma'm Bea
3. Kenya - Alusa and Sabina
4. Malawi - Mr. 256 and Sipe
5. Mozambique - Mira and Trezagah
6. Namibia - Luis and Permithias
7. Nigeria - Lilian and Tayo
8. Rwanda - Frankie and Arthur
9. South Africa - Nhlanhla and Samantha
10. Tanzania - Idris and Laveda 
11. Uganda - Ellah and Esther
12. Zambia - Macky2 and Resa
13. Zimbabwe - Butterphly and JJ

How long will the show last?
Big Brother Hotshots will last 63 days.

Where can I watch the show?
The Big Brother Africa channels (197 & 198) will be available to DStv subscribers on the Premium, Extra and Compact bouquets. Contact you local MultiChoice office to get activated.

I don't have Compact, Extra or Premium. What now?
Don't worry. Subscribers without access to the BBA channel can view the daily highlight show on AfricaMagic Showcase (20:00 CAT), Maisha Magic (20:30 CAT), AfricaMagic Family (21:30 CAT), and AfricaMagic World (21:30 CAT).

The live eviction show will not just be aired on the BBA channel, but also on AfricaMagic Showcase, Maisha Magic, AfricaMagic Family, and AfricaMagic World at 20:00 CAT.

Join us this Sunday, October 5, for the launch of Big Brother Hotshots at 19:00 CAT on AfricaMagic Showcase, Maisha Magic, AfricaMagic Family, and AfricaMagic World.


  1. How can i watch it my BB?

  2. I honestly cant wait damn

  3. 19:00 is wat time in Nigeria...pls reply asap

  4. Can't wait any longer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. am in the united states,how do i watch it.

  6. Tjo cnt w8 though am so excited

  7. Im sooo exited.....biggyyyyy

  8. 7pm Nigerian time

  9. I can't wait for the show to begin with all its diary sessions and eviction time.

  10. 19.00 central African time in Nigeria is 8.00pm.

  11. i cant w8 for drama and shower hour

  12. It's 6pm naija time o

  13. its 7pm Nigerian time guys. don't get confused and miss it out

  14. why cant somebody out of Africa watch this.... live please you guys should improve. I miss last year... I also will miss this year. because am not in Africa. please if i can watch outside Africa please let me know how to. Thanks

  15. Watching the show, thnk it's gonna b real entertainment.

  16. Wow thanx bigbrother the lounge is fantastic

  17. Biggie hw cn I watch shower hr