Popular TV host Felix Omondi, commonly known as Dr. King’ori, has bid farewell to NTV after seven years of hosting The Wicked Edition on the station.
In his Friday evening statement, the humorous presenter announced that this week’s episode of The Wicked Edition would be the last.
King’ori celebrated his numerous achievements at NTV and thanked fans for the tremendous support over the years.
“It’s been 7 years of transformation and over 300 unforgettable episodes on TV, with over 70 million views on YouTube, making The Wicked Edition the longest-running comedy show on Kenyan television,” King’ori’s statement read.
He added, “Since its inception, The Wicked Edition has consistently showcased top-quality content in Kenya. Your sponsorship has propelled us to new heights, earning us recognition at the prestigious Kalasaha Awards and nominations for the best-performing and best comedy TV shows in Kenya for the upcoming 2024 edition.”
The comedian continued to express gratitude to NTV for the opportunity and applauded the team he worked with for their support.
He also announced his next steps after leaving the station owned by Nation Media Group, hinting that he would still be active in the entertainment industry.
“This time, as we conclude with NTV Kenya, it’s a new beginning as we expand our horizons, dive into significant creative efforts, and continue delivering valuable content to our fans across East Africa and beyond,” he said.
He added, “Thank you for being part of our story. Here’s to opening a new chapter and anticipating many untold stories.”
Hundreds of internet users responded to the comedian’s announcement, with many congratulating him on this significant move and others wishing him success.
Check out some of the fans’ comments:
Justina Wamae: This is growth. Congratulations on your new endeavor.
ML Rodger: Personally I enjoyed your shows bro, be blessed and to greater heights.
Maggie Gathoni: The only show I make time to watch.
Josphat Livondo: Kazi nzuri Dr. Kingori, we wish you all the best on your future endeavors.
Ian Sitienei: One of the best shows ever, we will really miss the show.