Almost six months after the first season hit YouTube, the Men’s club, season 2 was premiered as part of United Bank for Africa’s (UBA) drive to innovative entertainment in Nigeria.
Ahead of the feat, a private screening was held at the IMAX Filmhouse cinema, Lekki. In attendance were the cast, crew and industry supporters.
A little waiting room held a re-enacted set from the show’s opening montage, signature cocktails, mock tails and delicious canapés were served. The Crème-de-la Crème of Lagos entertainment elites including Kemi Adetiba, Noble Igwe, Eku Edewor, Ashionye Raccah, Bola Atta and guests mingled and re-lived their favourite scenes from Season 1 through pictures and interviews.
At the premiere, all guests were ushered into the main screening hall by the Creative Director of REDTV, Obinna Okerekeocha as the intimating fans and guests were treated warmly by the new Season.
Okerekeocha in his remarks said ‘REDTV has taken drama to a different level and we aren’t scared to push the boundaries. Our vision at REDTV is to continually produce premium content for entertainment. The new season of The Men’s Club is real.
“It’s inspirational and relatable. The cinematography and scores are top class and its wonderful to see how the lead actors have grown. This is going to be a bigger hit than Season one.” He reminded everyone to spread the message and invite friends to subscribe on the REDTV. As end credits from the show reeled on the screen, the room was filled with a resounding applause. In a thank you address, Bola Atta the Executive Producer expressed her uttermost joy as the show more than surpassed expectations. She thanked the United Bank for Africa (UBA) for the endless support to ensure the success of REDTV and congratulated Tola Odunsi and Akins Akinkugbe, co-producers of the The Men’s Club.
The curtains drew with a final address from Tola Odunsi and Akins ‘AK’ Akinkugbe returning immense gratitude to every single actor and crew behind the scene reminding guests that ‘it’s easy to see the finished show but every single person who contributes to the show makes the job worthwhile’.
The Men’s Club starred Daniel Etim Effiong, Ayo Ayoola, Efa Iwara, Baaja Adebule, Mimi Chaka, Sharon Ooja, Segilola Ogidan, Enado Odigie. This season hosts some new faces including Shawn Faqua, Ijeoma Aniebo, Somto Akanegbu as we follow the lives of 4 young men in Lagos, discovering love, breaking hearts and trying to find meaning to life through their daily experiences and encounters.
The new season drops on YouTube this Thursday 23rd, May on the REDTV channel. REDTV is a fast paced lifestyle channel that puts Africa on the global stage that is proudly powered by the UBA.
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