New magazine programme Musical Heatwave

Musical Heatwave

A new magazine programme Musical Heatwave, the first of its kind in the UK that holds itself to higher production standards – shows half an hour weekly on BEN TV 148 SKY NETWORK, Europe’s biggest black satellite TV station.

Musical Heatwave is not only focused on bringing you black entertainment related information, they are keen to highlight talent in all its many forms, aiding those who have the skills and creativity but not the resources to showcase their gifts to the world. The upcoming shows will put the spotlight on rising musical stars such as Mobo award winning Akala and Lee Henry. Showing off their skills at Stress Free, a regular talent night held in North West London. But just as creativity is not limited to one area of life Musical Heatwave will be featuring high achievers in Business, Sport, Literature and Art in upcoming programmes with its signature musical vibe.

In the entertainment arena MH join well wishers at the Jamaican High Commission Paying tribute to Gregory Isaacs plus profiles on Mikey Dread and Big Youth and other luminaries from the world of reggae.

The show is put together by the seasoned Presenter/Producer and Journalist Norman Gentles aka Norman G as he is known in the music circles of the UK. Norman was a one time regular entertainment writer for the Gleaner UK, a presenter for BVTV – The Profile series – for ten years and currently is a presenter on Spectrum Radio – UK’s first multicultural radio station – for the past twelve years. The Musical Heatwave will mainly showcase musical talents across the African Caribbean world as well as reporting on key events associated with the business of music such a Midem – world network music market held in Cannes France where Jamaica hosted the biggest musical showcase at the event, Max power car show – the best in car audios, St Lucia Jazz Festival and Award ceremonies. Highlighting important local community events such as The Community Awards which focus on the big achievers in the news – is also an important part of what the show is about and is never overlooked.

The Musical Heatwave is providing a platform for the multitude of talent both here and abroad.The MH will show the history of Reggae through regular interviews and videos with the important foundation players of the music business from the past decades, inform you of what’s happening in the music world locally and abroad and inject a fresh, youthful buzz of excitement into the Entertainment Business.

The Musical Heatwave Show airs on Friday 22:00 and is repeated Sunday 10:00. The programme is broadcast throughout UK, Europe and North Africa.

For more information, please contact Norman G directly on 07940087535/0208 864 3963 or e-mail Norman at