Press Release: Zambezi Magic presents Fever

13 January 2016
Zambezi Magic kicks-off the New Year with a hot new original local drama, FEVER!

13 January 2016: It’s the New Year and the DStv’s viewing entertainment is already getting heated with an exciting new production launching on Zambezi Magic, DStv channel 160. Staying true to its promise of telling the Southern African Story, Zambezi Magic is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive local production called FEVER which will make its TV debut on Tuesday, 09 February 2015.

FEVER is a series about secrets, love, revenge and lust, but most of all, about family and the lengths we will go, to have and protect it. This 13-episode drama series is based on an original concept by Charles Chitundu, written by Chisanga Kabinga and produced by a Zambian film company, Global Studios.

FEVER will treat Zambezi Magic viewers to stellar acting from familiar faces who are part of the show’s cast that also includes new actors who are poised to take the local entertainment industry by storm. These include Sam Sakala (better known as Dope G from the hip hop group Zone Fam), Chitalu Kaibele, Mutale Macholowe, Phillip Ngabwe, Onechi Lenje, Owas Mwape and Grace Rumsey among others.

FEVER is directed by Becky Ngoma, an award-winning writer whose story-telling skill and talent shone through well-known productions such as the soapie, Kabanana and Love Games. Ngoma expressed her excitement to see the new drama series FEVER finally come to life on Zambezi Magic. “I am a passionate story teller who stops at nothing to put in my very best. To see a truly Zambian production come on Zambezi Magic is great news for our film industry, we hope to see more so that we can showcase our local talent to the world,” she said.

The show’s producer and director of photography is the extremely talented and innovative Julien Adam. He boasts more than seven years’ worth of experience in the country where he produced various popular TV commercials, documentaries, corporate films, music videos and many other communication campaigns for local and international organizations.

“We’re very excited to bring our viewers another show that we’re certain will not only be a hit but also go a long way in growing the entertainment industry in Southern Africa,” said the Addiel Dzinoreva, Channel Head: Zambezi Magic. “This is just one of the many new local production that we’ll be introducing on the channel this year. Our region has many more rich stories to tell and we’re excited that Zambezi Magic has taken steps to make sure that our local story tellers and talent are seen and heard on our channel.”

FEVER premieres on Zambezi Magic, DStv Channel 160 on the 9th February 2015 and will join a host of other Zambian productions already airing on the channel such as ZED TOP 10, KUMWESU, KOOL ROC SHOW and the local film, CHENDA by Owas Ray Mwape will be screened on Sunday 14th February 2016.

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