Popular Nollywood actress and producer, Mary Njoku is set to launch new channel on Sky TV in London, called Rok Studios on September 29, 2016.
Talking about the new development, Njoku said Rok Studios is going to be a free-to-view channel for all Rok on Sky Sky subscribers.
“I am so happy to finally be able to share the news of this UK Sky channel with Rok fans. We have been working towards this for some time, and now we are launching in just a few weeks – we are all super excited. As a production house, we are obsessed with curating amazing African content and telling African stories our way – and with this next big chapter in the Rok story, we can give millions more people, the chance to enjoy our movies and TV series,” She added:
“Rok is fortunate to have worked with so many of the screen greats – the likes of, Mercy Johnson, Mercy Aigbe Gentry, Ini Edo, Desmond Elliot, John Dumelo, to name but a few. These actors are instrumental in bringing our storytelling to life. We are also blessed to have a dedicated, hard working and creative production team, who work tirelessly to ensure we release amazing content. Together, as the Rok family, we are now bringing our beloved Nollywood content onto its biggest platform yet – Sky…..”
“We have so many Nollywood stars travelling to London together to celebrate the launch of our new channel; this is unheard of until now. London won’t know what has hit it – Nollywood is going to take over the city. We’re also hoping to see many of our fans at the Rok on Sky gala launch as well – we are eternally grateful to all the Rok fans who’ve been with us along the way.”
According to Vanguard, gracing the furthcoming event are Nollywood personalities such as Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, John Dumelo, Oge Okoye, Mercy Aigbe gentry, Ini Edo, Rich Tanksley, Alexx Ekubo, Annie Idibia, Yul Edochie, Jackie Appiah, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Patience Ozokwor among others.
The new channel is scheduled to be launched on September 29th, while the gala night holds on September 30th at at 8 Northumberland, London.
Got a news tip/information for us? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow us on twitter @thesheetng
BBM Channel: C0042057A
Like us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com / The Sheet
This is a 2016 Copyright of thesheet.ng. You may wish to request express approval from thesheet.ng to republish.