The Africa Channel and its production arm, TAC Studios, is a showcase for the African continent’s most outstanding English-language television series, specials, documentaries, feature films, music, biographies, and cultural and historical content. The channel’s mission is to open up a daily window into modern African life and, in the process, help demystify Africa for viewers globally. The Africa Channel is based in Los Angeles and is available in approximately seven million homes in North America and the Caribbean on cable systems such as Comcast, Charter/Spectrum, and the Caribbean Cable Cooperative. In addition, it’s streaming subscription video-on-demand platform, DemandAfrica.com, is available worldwide on the web, mobile and connected devices.

 

Our Mission? To open up a daily window into modern African life and, in the process, help demystify Africa for American viewers.

Press Releases

  • The Africa Channel Hosts Semi-Final Round of Judging for the International Emmy® Awards in South Africa

    August 29, 2022

    On Friday, August 25th The Africa Channel and its production division TAC Studios hosted the semi-final International Emmy Awards Jury for Best Performance by an Actor in Cape Town, South Africa. Following a successful virtual event in 2021, this year’s jury facilitated by the International Emmys included talent and representatives from major companies including MultiChoice, Amazon Prime Video, The Africa Channel, ColorCreative, Trace TV, FilmOne Entertainment, SABC, Disney+, and Zee Networks.

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  • The Africa Channel Announces New Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications

    May 20, 2022

    The Africa Channel (TAC), the longest-running independent, minority-owned media company focused on presenting pan-African content to US audiences, announces Toyin Awesu-Uhuegbu as Vice President of Marketing & Corporate Communications to lead the company’s global marketing, communications, and government affairs efforts across TAC’s subsidiary brands.

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  • The Africa Channel Premieres a Collection of New Programming Celebrating Heritage for Black History Month

    December 16, 2021

    Under the theme Celebrating Heritage, TAC’s premiere’s programming during BHM embraces the full diversity of Black culture by reaching across nations and cultures to celebrate the month inclusively. Viewers will be presented with the debut of three different shows that deliver a broad picture of Black America, both past and present. Showcasing the achievements of Africa
    and Africans over the centuries up to the modern-day, sharing the powerful legacy and impact of the Civil Rights Movement, and highlighting African diaspora entrepreneurship, empowerment, and success, there is something for everyone throughout the month.

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Media Coverage

  • MULTICHANNEL NEWS, April 7, 2022
    Charter reaches a deal to expand the carriage of The Africa Channel to its pay TV customers subscribing to the Spectrum TV Select video tier across its entire 41-state footprint.
  • YAHOO FINANCE, January 19, 2022
    The Africa Channel signs content deal with Cinedigm for Miracle on Highway 34, Resolution Song, River Runs Red, and A New Christmas. 
  • DEADLINE, January 17, 2022
    The Africa Channel Studios has launched development on an untitled drama series exploring the true story of legendary African rock band Wells Fargo. David Straiton (House, M.D., Narcos) and Nora Lonergan (MacGyver) will produce, with writer and musician Daisy Martey penning the pilot.

 

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The Africa Channel On-Air marketing and promotional assets. Link to asset folder.
 
 

Downloadable Assets

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