October 1, 2021

Indian films are popular in Ghana – and have been for decades

Over the past ten years, Indian television series have become a feature in many households across Ghana as they’ve become available on cable and satellite channels. Indian television series, including romantic dramas (such as Til the End of Time) and historical dramas (such as Razia Sultan), have gained popularity. One show loosely based on Jane Austen’s classic novel Sense and Sensibility called Kumkum Bhagya has […]

September 22, 2021

This is why you can’t stop watching ‘bad’ TV

TV viewing has become more important during the pandemic, but a sense of shame still lingers around it. Even TV scholars still use the term “guilty pleasures” to describe their enjoyment of reality TV or series which attract some of the biggest viewing audiences, such as I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, The Voice or Dancing With the Stars. Some even call comforting, […]