LAGOS | NIGERIA: After weeks of entertainment and all the laughs with Maltina, Comedy Central has taken Grab The Mic, through three regional contests and auditions to culminate into the grand finale.
The grand finale is set to be held on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos where the winner takes home the grand prize of N1.5 million along with the golden opportunity of sharing a stage with Ali Baba. The top 6 finalists and 2 wild card contestants will battle it out at the finale.
Joining the stellar panel of judges, alongside ace comedian Ali Baba are Funke Akindele and Frank Donga. The judges’ verdict will determine who amongst the six finalists – Nyerhorwo Ndaxwell, Emmanuel Oliver, Coxson Christian, Justice Kalawa, Daniel Jonah Nyah, Oveze Godwin Jagbojo and the two wild card contestant will be crowned, winner.
Comedian, Seyi Law will host the live television show and the grand finale will broadcast on December 17th, 2017, on Comedy Central (DSTV channel 122) and MTV Base (DSTV channel 322) .
Executive Vice President & Managing Director at Viacom International Media Networks Africa, Alex Okosi in statement said,
“Comedy Central has been creating content and original programming, bringing the best of stand-up and sketch comedy together with classic television shows and movies to audiences in Africa as a brand since we launched in 2010. At VIMN Africa we pride ourselves in creating platforms to showcase our local talent and with Comedy Central Presents Grab the Mic, we have worked with Maltina to bring together the best of young and legendary comedians in the country. We are excited about this partnership in successfully delivering the very first Grab the Mic in Nigeria.”
Comedy Central Presents Grab The Mic is a talent search initiative that is supported by Maltina and is strategically designed to discover and promote the next generation of young Nigerians comedic talent. More information about Comedy Central Grab The Mic can be found onwww.comedycentralafrica.com, or via Facebook atwww.facebook.com/comedycentral