Nigeria and Disney Set To Produce “Desperate Housewives Africa”

(AllHipHop News) There are unsatisfied housewives in the world and apparently it is The Walt Disney Company’s global duty to give them their shine. Announced today, Nigeria’s EbonyLife TV and Disney Media Distribution EMEA will co-produce the new series Desperate Housewives Africa.

The show would feature “an African soul” and will provide “the opportunity to engage African audiences through locally relevant and entertaining storytelling” according to a joint statement. The show will also act as a vehicle to promote Nigerian dress designers and feature pan-African acting talent.

The U.S. version of “Desperate Housewives” was broadcasted on The Walt Disney Company-owned ABC channel and ran from 2004-2012. Its series finale scored 11.1 million viewers and a 3.2 rating among its core demographic (adults 18-49).

There are other versions of Desperate Housewives that have been produced in Turkey, Argentina,Brazil and the United States in Spanish.

Desperate Housewives Africa is set to premiere in the summer of 2014.

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