Joburg 15 January 2023 – Breathtaking performances, killer outfits, a vibrant studio audience, and 20 Housemates ready to entertain you: the first edition of Big Brother Titans got off to a thrilling start during its dazzling live premiere in Johannesburg.
The highly anticipated, border-breaking #BBTitans is a fusion of Big Brother Mzansi and Big Brother Naija, featuring Housemates from both countries. The grand prize? An impressive US$100,000.
Helmed by BBNaija’s Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and BBMzansi’s Lawrence Maleka – co-hosts for this season of the much-loved franchise – the glittering launch featured performances by Boohle, D’Banj, Deep London, and Bontle Modiselle and the Bontle Modiselle Dance Studio.
The #BBTitans stars were introduced one by one in front of a spirited live audience, before entering Biggie’s house to meet each other for the first time.
The Housemates are:
- Khosi (SA)
- Yemi Cregx (Nigeria)
- Siya aka Juicy Jay (SA)
- Olivia (Nigeria)
- Nelisa (SA)
- Blaqboi (Nigeria)
- Mmeli (SA)
- Nana (Nigeria)
- Ipeleng (SA)
- Marvin (Nigeria)
- Thabang (SA)
- Jaypee (Nigeria)
- Yaya (SA)
- Ebubu (Nigeria)
- Khehla aka Lukay (SA)
- Jenni O (Nigeria)
- Tsatsii (SA)
- Kanaga Jnr (Nigeria)
- Justin (SA)
- Yvonne (Nigeria)
Visit dstv.com/bigbrothertitans to know more about them and to watch their video profiles. The first Head of House will be chosen tomorrow evening (6pm WAT and 7pm CAT) – don’t miss it.
Nomsa Philiso, Executive Head of Programming: M-Net Channels, says viewers can expect #BBTitans to be more than just the biggest season yet: “Both Big Brother Naija and Big Brother Mzansi are massive hits in their own right and with Big Brother Titans, we are setting the entertainment bar even higher.
“We can’t wait to see how the Housemates adapt to their new, dynamic environment, and to one another. We know viewers will find people to root for and people to root against, and we look forward to the conversations and engagement that will follow the show throughout its run.”
#BBTitans is sponsored by headline sponsors Lotto Star, Flutterwave and Bamboo, as well as associate sponsors Nigerian Breweries, Pernod Ricard, Pepsi, Tolaram, and Skechers.
As the dapper co-hosts said of this season: “It’s the first of its kind. We got a group of powerful and influential young men and women from Nigeria and South Africa to come and play.” It’s going to be an exciting 77 days, so hold on to your hats!
The age of the Titans is here! As the slogan says, ziyakhala wahala. As the co-hosts reminded Housemates: “Ultimately this is an entertainment show. Entertain us, and you just might win $100,000.”
Catch Big Brother Titans live, 24/7 on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29. It’s also streaming on Showmax in more than 50 territories, including the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Keep up with the conversation with the hashtag #BBTitans, visit dstv.com/bigbrothertitans, and follow @BigBroAfrica on Twitter, bigbro_africa on Instagram, and @BigBrotherAfrica on Facebook.