Digital Services Provider, Globacom has extended the weekly broadcast of the World’s biggest dance reality competition, Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria to two of the nation’s leading television networks, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), as well as DSTV and GoTV and starting from this week.
This was a follow-up to last Saturday, February 5th’s successful premiere of the dance reality show on Globacom’s mobile streaming app, GloTV.
A statement in Lagos Globacom said, “This season has begun on a successful note with the first episode showcasing explosive contests that featured male breakdancers battling in the audition/elimination rounds and quarterfinals of the ‘B-Boys’ dance category of the competition. The one-hour show which was exclusively aired on Globacom’s top-rated mobile streaming app featured contests across six regional venues- Kaduna, Abuja, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Benin, and Lagos”.
The excitement-packed episode which saw several contestants’ showcasing jaw-dropping breakdance moves will air on Thursday, February 10, 2022, between 6 pm and 7 pm on NTA then on Friday, February 11, 2022, on AIT between 9 pm and 10 pm. The show will subsequently air weekly on GloTV app on Saturdays by 8 pm, NTA on Sundays by 8 pm, AIT on Tuesdays by 9 pm, Dstv- AFMAG Urban on Sundays 3 pm & Mondays 4 pm, AFMAG Family/ GOTV on Mondays by 10 pm and AFMAG Showcase on Tuesdays by 5 pm.
In the first episode, a number of gifted contestants qualified for the semifinals after a hard contest which made it extremely difficult for the judges to decide. They include Lil Vic in Abuja; Jamz rock, BBOYs Jerry, Duke, Whirlz in Benin, BBOY Pryme in Enugu, and Pizzaro in Lagos who were visibly the best performers. Others contestants that also qualified include Abuja-based gymnastics coach, Irah, six-foot-tall dancer, BBOY Off, sociology graduate Victor Vic, Enugu-based graphic designer BBOY Bliss, and fashion model Softy. Few others who did live up to expectations failed to move ahead.
Show host, Do2tun who gave an account of the journey of each of the contestants also highlighted their determination to excel through Globacom’s platform wholly committed to unleashing their potentials and helping them to achieve their dreams of stardom.
The second episode of the show comes up on GloTV next Saturday, February 12th, on GloTV by 8 pm. The GloTV app can be accessed by subscribers on myglotv.com.