Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mo Abudu, talks about the co-production of “Desperate Housewives Africa”, by EbonyLife TV and Disney, on BBC

Executive Chairman and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment Network, this morning, Wednesday October 30, 2013, chats with BBC Newsday’s Shaimaa khalil and Lawrence Pollard about the soon coming co-production of Desperate Housewives Africa, by EbonyLife TV and The Walt Disney Company. Short but sweet, listen now!


Africa as we all know is rich in cultural and human resources and food forms one of the many cultures of the African people the way we eat and what we eat has a lot to say about us and can go as far as telling where we come from or where we have been ... Read More


CANNES/TINAPA – 17 OCTOBER 2013 – Disney Media Distribution EMEA today announced plans for a local production of the iconic hit series “Desperate Housewives,” bringing a new take on the series’ darkly comedic view of suburbia to African audiences. The series, to be filmed in Nigeria and known as “Desperate Housewives Africa”, will be co-produced ... Read More


Little buds of perspiration popped up on her forehead, they pooled up and slowly rolled south the left side of her face…tickling and trickling down the fact that she’s been holding on for more than five decades now…her palms all red and raw, eyes haunted by what they saw. A satisfactory object she’s been labelled…a platform for everyone’s new experiment, ... Read More

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES – The Series Set For An African Adaptation!!

It’s getting more and more exciting on Africa’s First Global Entertainment Network! Disney Is Taking ‘Desperate Housewives’ To Lagos In Deal with Nigeria-Based EbonyLife TV! Ben Pyne, president of global distribution at Disney, announced at the just concluded MIPCOM 2013 (the international TV and entertainment market held in Cannes once every year; where content is introduced for ... Read More

Mo’ Abudu, Founder/Chief Executive Of EbonyLife TV Appears Among The Top 25 Most Powerful Women In Global TV

The executives on The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in International TV power list are the deciders shaping an increasingly global industry. A group as diverse as the U.N., the women on THR’s inaugural list are united in their ambition, their savvy and their determination to make a mark on worldwide TV – and to do so on their ... Read More


‘why did you stay with him?’….  ..silence… Her sobs scratched out into my ears as I sit straight into a corner of my bed, the cellphone pressed firmly against my ear. The device is hot; we’ve been at this for over an hour.  ‘I don’t know……maybe because I loved him…’ Now, I’ll say “I don’t ... Read More