Recently launched is the in Canada is FEVA TV. FEVA which is an acronym for First Entertainment Voice of Africa Television was launched on August 28, 2014, and it promises to ferry entertainment from Africa to Africans in Diaspora.
FEVA TV we went live at 6:00 am ET with a flurry of programmes including content from Nollywood, music videos and programmes in the Afro-Beat, Hip Hop, Reggae, Soca, Samba genres, as well as documentaries, concerts, variety shows, drama series, comedy shows and sports programs.
Among the programs viewers can expect from FEVA TV are top quality international programs like Planet Nollywood, a showcase of top quality Nollywood films, from the classics of yesteryear to the present blockbuster Nigerian and Ghanaian films; Top Boy, the acclaimed, gritty U.K. crime series; Catwalq, a Nigerian soap opera set in the glamorous fashion world; High Rollers, a South African drama set in the high-stakes world of big-money casinos; Jim Iyke ‘Unscripted’, a reality show following bad boy Nollywood actor Jim Iyke; Omotola ‘The Real Me’, a similar reality series about Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade (named one of Time 100 Most Influential People in 2013); and Making of a Mogul, hosted by award-winning Ghanian TV personality Anita Erskine, which profiles successful Africans around the world as they share their stories of building their brands and businesses and many more.
In addition to such acclaimed programming from around the globe, FEVA TV will also bring hot exclusive programming like Jam’Balaya, a FEVA original that engages people on the streets around the world to talk about their favourite music Reggae/Dancehall, Afrobeat, Soca, Hip-Hop and R&B videos; 360 Feva, which showcases celebrities from Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America and their favourite videos as they chat it up on the famous FEVA “Red Couch” at various beautiful outdoor locales; and Sooooo Special with Master T, in which the Canadian broadcasting icon interviews music legends from around the world.
According to Capt. (Dr.) Idahosa Wells Okunbo, Chairman of Wells Multimedia Entertainment, “FEVA TV was setup by our committed team to fill a void created by a near total absence of African-Canadian entertainment on Canadian Television.” Capt. (Dr.) Idahosa Wells Okunbo who is one of the founders of FEVA TV continued by saying “Our entertainment channel will expose Canadians to a robust array of exciting programs from Africa and the African diaspora around the world.”
FEVA TV is on cable television networks across Canada.