Gulder ultimate search returns to TV screens

After seven years of silence, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS), the survival reality show is making its triumphant return on 16th of October 2021 and will run till December 19, when the grand finale will hold.

The reality TV show, which started in 2004, enjoyed 11 seasons on air. The show went on to become the most-watched reality TV series in Nigeria before it ended in 2016.

This year after a long hiatus, the show would make its comeback with the theme: “The Age of Craftsmanship”.

According to the organizers, the registration for interested participants has kicked off on 1 September and will close on 8 September, 2021 on the GUS official page. Also, interested participants have to be Nigerians between 21-35 years old.

The first screening session starts September 13 in Abuja and Enugu, while the second screening session kicks off on September 16 in Lagos.

From the first edition, which premiered in 2004, contestants were camped in different parts of the country to struggle against themselves and the wild, i.e. nature, and their search for a hidden treasure that brings to the last person standing instant fame and fortune.

The prize rose from N3 million from the first edition to N10 million and a brand new SUV in the last edition. However, for this year, the prize is not yet known.

The show has birthed many stars, some which are still very active in the entertainment industry till date.

Past winners who have become household names in the entertainment industry include Kunle Remi, winner of the 2010 edition; Dennis Okike winner of the season 8 edition; and Chris Okagbue, winner of season 10.

The host of the new season is yet to be announced but previous editions of the show were anchored by Nollywood actors Chidi Mokeme and Bob Manuel-Udokwu.


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