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English-language television series, specials, documentaries, feature films, music, biographies, and cultural and historical content.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,, 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 ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE US PREMIERE OF OLYMPIC PROGRAMMING, AIRING JULY 1st June 27, 2024 - The Africa Channel announces an Olympic programming debut as it continues to evolve the powerful movement of Pan-Africanism through inspiring new content. Y’Africa -- translating to “today’s Africa” is a vibrant and current series emphasizing the common interests of people of African descent worldwide in the areas of art and sport and will appear on TAC’s linear channel and digital streaming service Demand Africa. View Press Release.
  • STREAMING INNOVATION ALLIANCE ADDS SIX NEW MEMBERS INCLUDING DEMAND AFRICA June 26, 2024 - The Streaming Innovation Alliance, which launched with an initial slate of 17 members in September 2023 to advocate on state and federal policy issues affecting streaming services and viewers, has expanded its ranks. SIA’s six new members are Demand Africa (by The Africa Channel), FedNet, In The Black Network, Radiant Technologies, SkinsPlex Native America On Line and TVEI Network, with offerings running from live coverage of the US Congress to African and Native American storytelling to bingeworthy classic TV. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL AIRING SPECIAL PROGRAMMING IN HONOR OF JUNETEENTH AND BLACK MUSIC MONTH June 17, 2024 - This month, The Africa Channel celebrates Black Music Month, and Juneteenth with a special lineup and focus on Afrobeats, the musical genre taking over the world. Afrobeats, which infuses traditional African rhythms with contemporary influences like hip-hop, R&B, and pop, continues to gain global recognition with chart-topping collaborations that resonate with audiences worldwide. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL BUILDS OFF 2023 UPFRONT SUCCESS WITH CABLE AND STREAMING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRANDS TO CONNECT WITH BLACK AUDIENCES May 17, 2024 - The Africa Channel, a Black-owned and Black-targeted company with a mission to celebrate the diversity of culture from across Africa, has announced today its content plans for the 2024-25 upfront, spanning both its cable (The Africa Channel) and OTT (Demand Africa) platforms. This includes a significant expansion of its streaming business, with the upcoming launches of new, free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels and the expansion of Demand Africa, currently only available as an SVOD service, for the first time as an AVOD offering. View Press Release 
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL FORGES GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP WITH BLKFAM TO CELEBRATE BLACK FAMILIES ACROSS TV AND STREAMING PLATFORMS April 15, 2024 - The Africa Channel Inc., a media company whose mission is to celebrate the diversity of culture from across Africa, building bridges between the continent and the Global Black and African Diaspora, has announced a groundbreaking partnership with BLKFAM, the first and only Black-owned, Black-focused family streaming platform. Founded by digital media veteran Larry Adams, the ad-supported, free streaming service launched in February 2024 with equity partner Whoopi Goldberg. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL PARTNERS WITH MULTIMERICA AdEX TO PROVIDE CULTURALLY RELEVANT ADVERTISING TO THE CONNECTED TV (CTV) UNIVERSE March 28, 2024 - The Africa Channel Inc. (TAC), a Black-owned company whose mission is to celebrate the diversity of culture from across today’s Africa, serving audiences that are interested in the Global Black Diaspora, has formed a dynamic partnership with Multimerica AdEX to usher in a new era of culturally relevant advertising across the Connected TV (CTV) universe. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL PARTNERS WITH TED TALKS TO RELEASE CO-BRANDED SERIES ENTITLED TED TALKS ON TAC March 13, 2024 – The Africa Channel Inc. announced today their collaboration with TED to bring their curated thought leaders and speakers to Ted Talks on TAC to all platforms of The Africa Channel. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to discovering and spreading ideas that spark conversation, deepen understanding and drive meaningful change. Ted Talks on TAC will begin airing on The Africa Channel in June followed by its debut on streaming platform Demand Africa, later in the year.. View Press Release
  • THE BEST OF AFRICA TAKES CENTER STAGE IN THE 71ST MISS WORLD FINAL 2024 March 4, 2024 - An unprecedented number of African nations are represented by 28 contestants and countries this year in the Miss World pageant, taking place March 9. The 3-hour program broadcast will air exclusively in the U.S. on The Africa Channel Inc. (TAC). The Africa Channel proudly partners with the Miss World organization to help shine a light on the bright future that contemporary Africa offers the world. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMMING CELEBRATING MODERN BLACK LEGENDS AND THE HISTORY OF AFRICA Februrary 7, 2024  – The Africa Channel (TAC), which aims to demystify modern Africa for viewers in the Americas, is airing exclusive content celebrating Black History Month. This includes two curated collections, “Topical & Trending on TAC,” a collection of documentaries exploring modern Black legends, and “Viewer Favorite Classic Series,” History of Africa, as well as family film, Before the Border. View Press Release

Media Coverage




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

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The Africa Channel Official Logo


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TAC Studios Logo


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