Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) has unleashed another first in Malawi; Family Brains Showdown, an unprecedented thunderbolt television family edutainment masterpiece in which brainy members of participating families will compete for a whooping K5 million.
ZBS will be the faucet igniting participating families to the thirty minute program fathom out situations before the camera and millions of viewers.
The showdown targets all age groups and English will be the mode of communication although vernacular languages will also be employed to spice it all up. There will be a total of 52 episodes in season one.
Families will go head to head in a variety of games and are then tested on relationship. Families will be at liberty to choose who
takes part on their side as long as they go through the auditions.
There will be a segment for questions and questions and questions in search for answers and answers and answers simultaneous with fun.
This show is about having fun with the whole family in a competition versus another family and realizing how much you know or don’t know your family.
According to Zodiak, the show will have humour, personality, emotions and fun games enough to turn the sitting room into a family room as well as bring
the family together to prepare for their day to play in the game.
It will bring 24 four member families to a heated contest to find the ultimate family that is smart and know each other.
In a day’s contest two families face off in a variety of quizzes and games to choose a winning family. The families to play in this game
are both prominent and none prominent. To play in the show a family will only be allowed five members.
“With consideration to Malawian culture an extended family member is allowed to play with the family to reach the required number,” confides Joab Chakhaza, Zodiak’s Director of Programs.
This show will comprise; quiz, various puzzles, physical games (that will be humor challenge) and other talent games per episode.
About 96 families will be auditioned 32 in Blantyre, 32 in Lilongwe and 32 in Mzuzu. In 15 minutes auditions. One day at each venue.
From the 96 families that audition 24 families will be chosen to contest in the game. Eight in southern region and eight in central
region, the families will be set in groups of four.
Each family will face another in point accumulation contest. Two families from each group will then progress to the knockout round.
The show will have a proper host with an invisible commentary judge.
Aspiring participant families are encouraged to down-load forms on www.zodiakmalawi.com .
This is a first in Malawi TV history
According to ZBS managing director Gosepl Kazako, the TV station is currently testing signals countrywide, but it will officially start beaming within a month.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :