TV shows for African television
TV shows in African TV are very popular. Most shows are from India, Argentina, Brasil, Colombia. The TV shows are translated in spoken language or with subtitles.
TV premium content is very expensive. To have the latest movies from Hollywood studios you have to spend a lot of cash. Most African Television channels are not well off. The public TV stations are sponsors by the government. Private own still find difficult to gather an audience for pay TV. With the low cost TV shows, African TV can fill the programming to offer 24h service. Because most shows are from India or South America, they are translated in french and English.
Some African shows are coming up today. Sintel is a popular series with millions of viewers. Meaning the African shows can make the hit. In Ivory Coast Govou and saga are well known among TV viewers. In each Africa you find a local show everywhere. The success is more related in people finding themselves in these situations. The series is more pleasant because it tells the story you are used to. Reason why is very important today for Africa to focus on African TV series. Movies are usually out of fiction and series are close to reality shows. Because the reality shows are close to the audience and tell a common laughable situation. The series will help pass messages to the society. fundamental in any change and all cultures. Series about corruption, or politics will help people think about this important issue.
African TV series can also get market out of the continent. Just like in Africa with Indian shows. This is a very good billboard to advertise the continent’s rich culture. To many the unknown is scary and we need courage to break through. The shows will give us the first taste to this unknown land and culture.