Having recently celebrated one year since going on air, Pearl Magic Prime continues to widen its content portfolio with more and more epic original Ugandan content.
The latest to join this catalogue being “The Salvado Show”, think of it like Jimmy Kimmel Live, but by our very own. The Salvado Show is to be hosted by renowned comedian Patrick Idringi and will be premiering tomorrow 3rd April at 8.00pm on Pearl Magic Prime (DStv Channel 148 and GOtv Supa Channel 305).
The Salvado Show is to feature guest comedians (upcoming talent), celebrity interviews, and musical performances by the Janzi Band and will run for 45minutes per episode.
Guided by Salvador’s easy-going and knowledgeable interview style; as earlier mentioned, the show will also be home to upcoming stand-up comedians who will deliver 3minute hilarious pieces in form of comedy skits on social commentary and topical issues.
But who exactly is Salvador?
Being the first runner-up in MultiChoice Africa’s 2009 comedy competition Standup Uganda, this is a full circle moment for the comedian and MC Salvador, who will now headline his own show on one of Africa’s leading entertainment channels.
A qualified engineer by profession, the multifaceted Salvado (affectionately known as ‘The Man from Ombokolo’) has enjoyed an illustrious career since his debut in the mainstream. As an award winner, some of his stand-up work includes credits on shows such as Night of 1000 Laughs, Kings of Comedy (Kigali), Presidents of Laughfrica and the Glo Laffta Fest comedy tour.
Pearl Magic Prime Channel Head Margaret Mathore while speaking at the pre-screening of episode one of the show remarked:
“Our content slate is always being updated and strengthened, and we take our audience feedback into cognizance. We’re pleased to have a talent the magnitude of Patrick Salvado’s join our line-up with a bold and important new show that shines the spotlight on serious matters through a humorous lens.”
“As a channel, we will stay committed to giving our viewers content that brings a sense of pride, with local faces touching on topics that are near and dear to them in creative and entertaining ways. The way to empower our creatives and grow our industry is by providing them with platforms such as this one for their work and creativity to shine.”, She added.
Joan Semanda Kizza the PR and Communications Manager MultiChoice Uganda unveiled the thrilling show and advised the audience to buckle up for an exciting journey with Salvador.
“The Salvador show will enable fans of the man from Ombokolo to enjoy his wit and personality on a whole other level. At MultiChoice Uganda, we are dishing out entertainment shows such as these specifically tailored for our market and audience.” Semanda said.
“Our belief is that we will successfully deliver quality television programming that will keep our customers entertained at the end of the day,” she concluded.
Filmed in front of a live audience, featuring a live band, and led by Salvado’s mastery of both black comedy and fly-on-the-wall observational comedy, The Salvado Show leaves no stone unturned and is set to be a hilarious serving that you won’t want to miss.
“The Salvador Show” will premiere tomorrow night at 8.00 pm on Pearl Magic Prime (DStv Channel 148 and GOtv Supa Channel 305). It will later be available for subscribers of Showmax and DSTV Catch Up for those who might miss the show and its episodes.
You can also be sure to catch “The Salvador Show” from anywhere with the DSTV App so you never miss a thing. Download it here.