The Africa Channel to Premiere New Series, 'Cuppy Takes Africa,' and Season Two of 'The Ultimate Braai Master'


LOS ANGELES -- The Africa Channel, Inc (TAC) announced today that it will premiere the second season of "The Ultimate Braai Master" on Tuesday, July 4 at 10pm ET, and a new series, "Cuppy Takes Africa," on Tuesday, July 11 at 10pm ET.

In "The Ultimate Braai Master" reality show (braai is an African word for barbecue),15 teams take part in a grueling 5,000 mile road trip to claim huge prizes and the title: The Ultimate Braai Master. Leading into the season two premiere, TAC will run the entire first season over the July 4 weekend, beginning noon ET on Saturday, July 1.

"Cuppy Takes Africa" is a new reality series starring DJ Cuppy, an accomplished British-Nigerian music producer and beautiful, talented DJ. She is determined to take her music-spinning skills across eight African countries, despite the obstacles of her traditional Nigerian mother, doting billionaire father and Africa’s wild and unpredictable contemporary music scene.

Karen Juve, vice president, programming & acquisitions, TAC, said, "'The Ultimate Braai Master' and 'Cuppy Takes Africa' are fun reality series that also give viewers a wonderful 'tour' of the African continent, its people and their cultures. Both series are great representations of our mission to open up a window into African life."