Most searched TV shows in Kenya for the year 2012
Google has released its end of year review showing what people all over the world searched for. Among those is the list of the most searched TV shows in Kenya for the year 2012. So here we go;
1. Eva Luna
Eva Luna is a 2010 telenovela produced by Venevisión International in collaboration with Univision Studios, starring Blanca Soto and Guy Ecker as the main protagonists, and Julian Gil and Susana Dosamantes as the main antagonists. A love story set in Los Angeles, California, Eva Luna revolves around the life of Eva González (Blanca Soto), a young woman of extraordinary beauty, humble and hardworking. Like so many immigrants coming to America, Eva arrives with her father and younger sister to California in search of a better life. However, Eva does not imagine that to find happiness will first have to suffer a terrible loss, because her life is intertwined with dark family secrets, lies, deception and ambition of a powerful family. It used to air on Citizen TV.
2. BBA Stargame
This is Africa’s biggest reality show. This year’s was the seventh edition and it was a Stargame! Running for 91 days and featuring housemates from 14 countries, the race is on for a winner take all cash prize of USD 300 000. Adding to the drama and excitement is the fact that this year entrants had to double-up to participate…for the first time ever! Friends, family, colleagues, couples, all kinds of people have taken up the challenge and only time will tell what this fresh twist will bring to the always dynamic, always entertaining show. The stage was set for 91 days in which human emotion, attitude and action is put to the test. Kenya’s representative, Prezzo, completed the entire 91 days but failed to clinch the prize money. It screened live 24/7 on DStv channel 198 to audiences in 47 African countries.
Shuga is a TV series that was first aired in November 2009 on MTV Base as part of an initiative duped MTV Staying Alive Ignite! Season one comprised three episodes that followed the lives and love of a group of young students whose bright lives and fabulous future were balanced on a knife edge due to their love of risk and danger. Season two, SHUGA: LOVE, SEX, MONEY, was a vivid and engaging 6–part drama series created by music and youth channel MTV Base that focused on the complicated loves, lives and sexual behaviours of a group of young people.
4. Triumph of Love
Triunfo del Amor (Triumph of Love) is a Mexican telenovela, starring Maite Perroni, William Levy, and Victoria Ruffo as the main protagonists.Dominika Paleta, Guillermo García Cantú and Daniela Romo star as the main antagonists. It is based on El Privilegio de Amar produced in 1998, a remake of Delia Fiallo's classic Cristal produced in 1985. Triunfo del Amor won 3 awards in Premios TVyNovelas: Best female antagonist, best first actor, and best young lead actress. This as well used to air on Citizen TV.
5. Tusker Project Fame
You all know what it is about. Since its inception five or so six years ago, it has continued to churn star after star with the winner from every episode bagging a cool Ksh5M. The show runs for 8 weeks and the 15 contestants selected through a rigorous process compete for the ultimate prize money. TPF as it’s commonly known airs on Citizen TV.
6. Pasion Morena
Soap opera Pasion Morena is about the destinies of Morena and Leo who meet in a serenity of a jungle. There first encounter stirs a lot of attraction between them that lingers in their memory forever. With both of them having a different kind of background, it’s so hard to know if their two opposing world will let their love and passion flourish. It used to air on Citizen TV from 10PM.
KULAHAPPY is a "supermarket" of entertaining Kenyan videos that will be released on a daily basis beginning Monday 10th October, 2011. The initial offering will include seven comedy titles, six of them animated, ranging from three to eight minutes, depending on the subject. This will be followed by the release of five Live Music titles, featuring original videos of Kenyans enjoying themselves at various cultural nights held in Nairobi.
8. Morning Awaits
Saan Darating Ang Umaga? or Morning Awaits (International title) is an award-winning Philippine suspense drama series aired on GMA Network. This is the eleventh installment of Sine Novela. The original movie was released in 1983. From March 5, 2012 until June 20, 2012 GMA Life TV aired its English-dubbed version worldwide so was it aired in Kenya.
9. Nikita Season 2
The second season of Nikita, an American television drama based on the French film Nikita (1990), the remake Point of No Return (1993), and a previous series La Femme Nikita (1997), was announced on May 17, 2011, which premiered on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 8:00 PM Eastern/7:00 PM Central. The season featured 23 episodes.
Tabasamu is a drama show whose story revolves around the lives of three young, upward mobile professional women who share an apartment. It's about their day-to day challenges and social issues in their lives, their relationship with each other, the men in their lives. TABASAMU aired every monday on Citizen TV from 9:40PM.