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English-language television series, specials, documentaries, feature films, music, biographies, and cultural and historical content.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 has launched in Canada on Rogers Communications' Ignite TV Service

    January 27, 2020

    Ethnic Channels Group Ltd. (ECG), the world's largest multicultural broadcaster, is pleased to announce that The Africa Channel has launched on Rogers IGNITE TV, serving viewers in Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Quebec.

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Media Coverage

  • Screen Africa, October 19, 2019
    "This DISCOPRO programme will see more than 50 speakers, including many intrepid disrupters, on stage for panel discussions headlined by a series of masterclasses and a panel discussion led by experts from around the world sponsored by The Africa Channel."
  • Worldscreen, October 18, 2019
    "DISCOP Johannesburg Lines Up Panel Discussions and Master Classes Sponsored by The Africa Channel"
  • Cision, October 3, 2019
    "The Africa Channel expands reach with launch in Canada by launching on the subscription streaming platform Demand Africa."
  • Canadian Business Journal, October 3, 2019
    "We are thrilled to introduce our multi-cultural Canadian audiences to The Africa Channel's unique programming."
  • Market Watch, October 3, 2019
    "The growth in content consumption through the internet has allowed us to target African Diaspora audiences and cultural enthusiasts worldwide."
  • Screen Africa, August 27, 2019 "Sponsored by The Africa Channel, four sessions will provide a rapid course of study on what makes a project aimed at multicultural audiences actually sell in today’s challenging environment."
  • Media Update, August 27, 2019 "At DISCOP 2019 - Sponsored by The Africa Channel, a series of masterclasses and a panel discussion led by experts from around the world will aim to address how independent producers can export their content and best adapt to the fast-paced world of multicultural television."
  • Screen Africa, August 26, 2019 "TAC Studios, the production arm of The Africa Channel announces the appointment of Mokopi Shale to the position of Senior Development Producer, as part of the Studio’s growing Africa-based team in Johannesburg."
  • C21 Media, June 11, 2019 "TAC Studios, production arm of US-based The Africa Channel, has collaborated with Nigerian, Kenyan, South African and Egyptian production companies to coproduce four new TV series across Africa. The partnerships are aimed at investing in talent and fostering quality and excellence in media production as well as adding to Africa’s diverse content."
  • Screen Africa, June 10, 2019 "TAC Studios, the production arm of US-based the Africa Channel, announced four new series being produced in Africa for the global marketplace. A combination of scripted and unscripted projects, these programs reflect the breadth and depth of talent and storytelling available across Africa."
  • Media Update, March 11, 2019 "The Africa Channel will air a collection of 20 new prime-time series representing premium drama, lifestyle, and news programming from Africa during 2019."
  • Washington Business Journal, February 15, 2019 “The Africa Channel will air a collection of 20 new primetime series representing premium drama, lifestyle and news programming from Africa throughout the year. In addition, the company will stream over 50 hours of content in support Black History Month on Comcast's Xfinity platform."
  • Yahoo, February 15, 2019 "The company will stream over 50 hours of content in support Black History Month on Comcast's Xfinity platform. 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."
  • Cision, February 15, 2019 “In support of BLACK HISTORY MONTH, The Africa Channel will provide 50 hours from its new slate of titles and growing library of content which will be available to all Xfinity subscribers during the week of February 18 – 24, 2019."

 

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