The internet is the new TV- Mc Lively
Michael Sani Amanesi, popularly known as Mc Lively, is undoubtedly one of the most influential Nigerian skit -makers on Instagram at the moment.
Armed with over 900,000 followers, the lawyer turned comedian has carved a niche for himself with his hilarious skits.
Speaking on how the internet has changed entertainment, Lively said that the internet is the new TV.
“Generally, entertainment has evolved into the world of internet. Now, we are seeing more of movies on YouTube. The internet is the new TV. Even If it is not the new TV, it is competing with the TV that we have now”, he told Hip TV.
Mc Lively confessed that he had always wanted to be an actor.
“For me as a person, I have always wanted to be an actor, before I dabbled into comedy. The next stage for me is acting; the next stage for me is being on the big screen. I am pushing out my content more on other platforms, longer content, and more engaging content”.
On how skit-makers can leverage on their huge reach and fan base, he said: ”Many skit makers have other plans like moving into music or other forms of entertainment. For people who want to re-brand and get bigger, acting is the next stage. What we are doing already is called sub movies. Off course we are looking forward to making it bigger and bigger”.