Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic popular Nigerian actress who in 2012 won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role through her verified twitter account wrote while responding to twitter trend “I AM LAYCON BREAKS RECORD” – What am I hearing?? My baby’s show breaks record?? Laycon that they said will fade?? Laycon that they said won’t amount to anything? Laycon that they said is not marketable because of his looks?? Now I AM LAYCON BREAKS RECORD, God is not man indeed
A statement that was made available to Journalists reveals that “I Am LAYCON”, a reality series which premiered Febuary 10 on Showmax has broken the Nigerian record for the most viewed show on its first day on Showmax.
This news was disclosed to Journalists in a statement that was made available by Showmax’s Public Relations Officer in Nigeria, Onna Okafor.
It said the reality series, which is the first Showmax original shot, produced in Nigeria, has the highest first-day views for any show ever on the streaming service in Nigeria, including other popular reality shows like Big Brother Naija and Mercy & Ike.
According to the statememt, a week after its debut, it remains in the number one most-popular spot on Showmax in Nigeria, Guardian reports.
I Am LAYCON follows the Big Brother Naija season 5 winner, Lekan Agbeleshe popularly known as “Laycon” and his crew made up of his closest family and friends.
The series premiered exclusively on Showmax at midnight, February 10 with superfans known as iCONS staying up to watch the first five episodes with the #IAmLayconShowmax hashtag.
I Am LAYCON is being stream in 26 countries outside Africa including the United Kingdom, Italy, France and Germany.
Other countries where the show is available for streaming include Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
According to Guardian, the next five episodes of I Am LAYCON will become available for streaming exclusively on Showmax March, 4, 2021.