Nigerian telenovela Battleground premiered on DStv's new Novela Magic channel
on Friday, 27 November for a run of two episodes a day, seven days a week.
Except for its premiere, which was an hour long.
New episodes air Mondays to Sundays at 20h00 and 20h30 and centre round the Bhadmus family whose love for one another is put to the test when a tragedy leads to the exposure of shocking secrets and power struggles within their ranks.
Infidelity, crooked business deals and constant media scrutiny are the order of the day.
These are the first teasers:
Friday 27 November 2020
It’s Teni Bhadmus's wedding day. Days prior, we reveal trouble brewing in Chief Bhadmus’s business, private and secret affairs.
Saturday 28 November 2020
Kolade has a heart attack. Teni walks off a live interview. Kolade makes amends with client Tanko. Moshood shows off his wedding invitation.
The media covers Kolade’s collapse. Danlami makes amends with Tanko. Mayowa’s car crash upsets everyone. Moshood unveils an unlikely wedding gift.
Sunday 29 November 2020
Cissy learns of Kolade’s collapse. Mama Egba arrives. Drama ensues over Teni’s wedding gown. Danlami does a TV interview. House staff butt heads over the wedding.
Danlami assures wedding guests. The General learns Kolade is delaying his release. Moshood is suspected of siphoning staff funds. Dr Kalu explains Kolade’s medical situation.
Monday 30 November 2020
Kolade is put in an induced coma. Teni calls off the wedding. Peter reveals his political ambitions. Mayowa is blackmailed. Mama Egba welcomes Ayo to Lagos.
Peter pressures Michael. Hadiza is reacquainted with Steve. Cissy cautions Ayo. Danlami and Mayowa settle crash victims. Michael hooks up with Xhan.
Battleground airs on Novela Magic from Mondays to Sundays at 20h00 and 20h30 with repeats throughout the day.