This April Ghana’s premium sports destination Kwesé Free Sports will premiere three new local productions Head Start, Home Run, and a revamped Kwesé Sports Xtra. With Courtside and Football 360 already on air, the addition of these shows brings the number of locally produced Kwesé Free Sports shows to five.
Monday April 3, will see the premiere of a new morning show Head Start which will be hosted by radio and TV personality, Caroline Sampson. Focused on health and fitness, Head Start will not only entertain the viewer, but also inform and educate on health and lifestyle-related topics. Head Start will broadcast live Monday to Friday at 07h00 with dedicated daily themes.
Home Run, premieres the following week on April 10 and will air from Monday to Friday at 8:00pm. The show sees the return of popular TV presenter Kokui Selormey Hanson from her short hiatus.
She will team up with sports media personality, Yaw Ampofo-Ankrah to host the evening entertainment sports show. Home Run will primarily discuss the latest news and previews of major sport games and events from the previous weekend and the sports highlights of the week ahead.
The live show will also include sports quizzes, game score predictions, and more. Kokui, who is an ardent Arsenal supporter, will blend her eloquence and fantastic interviewing skills with Yaw’s vast experience and in-depth knowledge in the world of sports.
General Manager of Kwesé Free Sports (Ghana), Richmond Sey, says: “The introduction of Head Start and Home Run are an important addition to our lineup which will allow us to engage our cherished viewers with very relevant and targeted content. We want them to feel a part of the Kwesé brand, and one way of doing that is by providing quality content that will appeal to them.
“We pride ourselves in the diversity of our content which has something for everyone. Kwesé Free Sports is where hardcore sports fans can enjoy the very best in sports including live Premier League, NBA and Tennis action whilst providing entertainment and lifestyle programming through these new shows which to appeal to a wider audience.”
Meanwhile, Kwesé Free Sports has announced the return of Sports Xtra, which will now be known as Kwesé Sports Xtra and aired from Monday to Thursday evenings at 6:30pm.
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A subsidiary company of the globally networked Econet Group founded by Executive Chairman Strive Masiyiwa, Econet Media is a dynamic content business driving the development of Kwesé, a fresh new television brand.
Created for Sub-Saharan African audiences, Kwesé is inspired by the ‘TV everywhere’ revolution. As such, a range of Kwesé products will be made available on satellite and internet based platforms, including video-on-demand and mobile options.
Focused on providing premium, affordable, exclusive viewing choices, Kwesé products will offer sports, music, movies, series, kids, lifestyle, faith, news and other programming.
Consumers will also benefit from the infrastructural strength of Econet Media sister companies, Liquid Telecom and Econet Wireless.
Their expertise and capacity in the areas of mobile and fixed telephony services, broadband, internet, satellite and fibre optic networks will be utilized to establish Kwesé products. In addition, Econet Media have invested intensively to build its own operational assets. www.kwese.com.
Source: Kwese Sports');