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The Fattening Room

Six beautiful young women from different parts of Africa embark on the journey of self-discovery in the picturesque city of Calabar. An age-old Efik tradition is given a modern twist. These feisty, modern, single women from Ghana, Nigeria, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Kenya are molded into ideal partners and they learn the secret to finding and keeping love.

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Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 13 
    The Magic In The Pot: Part 2

    Season Finale: The Efik Royals are back for a traditional taste sensation.

  • Season 1 | Episode 12 
    The Magic in the Pot: Part 1
    From the fire, to the pot, to the table. The ladies prepare magic aromas in Efik style.
  • Season 1 | Episode 11 
    Full House
    Mother’s or not, it’s all about caring for those a lot younger and needier than yourself. So the ladies learn, when they are tasked to teach classes at a local primary school.
  • Season 1 | Episode 10 
    Song Sung Blue: Part 2
    A star musician visits the girls and they perform.
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Song Sung Blue: Part 1
    The ladies capture their unique essence in pen and express with a special guest.
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    Future Self
    The ladies create vision boards and gain some insight into their future selves from a secret life coach.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    Packing for Style
    From the suitcase to the runway, the ladies create their favorite looks in an impromptu pop-up fashion parade.
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    Style Me
    In an impromptu fashion parade from their suitcases, the ladies discover each other’s style.
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Done and Dusted
    The ladies leave village life behind to embrace greener pastures in a modern duplex setting. But to gain their natural comforts they have to sacrifice the personal affection of their ladies in waiting.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    An Efik Royal Visit: Part 2
    Continue: A visit from Efik royals bring colour and an understanding of Efik tradition to the village.
  • Season 1 | Episode 3 
    A Royal Erik Visit: Part 1
    A visit from Efik royals bring color and an understanding of Efik tradition to the village.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Gaining Up
    In Efik land the ladies discover that a massage is not therapy, and that meals are bigger than what they could possibly imagine.
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    Back In Time
    From an exotic Efik introduction, into idyllic village life, the ladies soon find out that entering the FATTING ROOM is not a trivial matter.