The longest running TV series in Nigeria has been on TV for 1999 nights.

The hit show will air its 2000th episode on Thursday, after its first episode aired across Africa in August 2008.

Over the years, "Tinsel" has produced three cast marriages - Gbenro AJibade and Osas Ighodaro, Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite,  Iyke Okechukwu and Florence Uwaleke.

It won its first  Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award(AMVCA)  at the 2017 edition on March 4, 2017, where it earned the Best M-Net original drama series.

The show which revolves around two rival film companies: Reel Studios and Odyssey Pictures, features Ireti Doyle, Gideon Okeke, Linda Ejiofor, Gbenro Ajibade, KC Ejelonu, Chris Attoh, Damilola Attoh, Beverly Naya, Osas Ajibade, Victor Olaotan, Kalu Ikeagwu, Funmi Holder, Bimbo Manuel, Femi Jacobs, Matilda Obasekki among others.