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English-language television series, specials, documentaries, feature films, music, biographies, and cultural and historical content.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 TEAMS UP WITH MISS WORLD SOUTH AFRICA PAGEANT TO AIR SPECIAL CELEBRATING FINALISTS ALONG WITH THE FINAL CROWNING. November 2, 2023 – The Africa Channel (TAC), is partnering with Miss World South Africa, a country-wide search for a young lady who embodies the mantra, “beauty with a purpose,” The Africa Channel and Demand Africa will broadcast The Miss World South Africa Finalists Special, highlighting the top 12 contestants and the 2 hour Miss World South Africa Pageant Finale.  View Press Release
  • NEW REALITY SERIES AFRICAN ROYALE FOLLOWS THE JOURNEY OF HER IMPERIAL HIGHNESS ABIMBOLA FERNANDEZ AS SHE TAKES ON HOLLYWOOD AND THOSE COMING AFTER WHAT HER FAMILY BUILT. September 7, 2023 - Coming this October to The Africa Channel (TAC), viewers will be introduced to African Royale - the real-life story of Her Imperial Highness, Abimbola Fernandez as she establishes herself in Los Angeles while working to preserve her father's Royal legacy and protect her family's multi-billion-dollar fortune. View Press Release 
  • TAC: PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR MIP AFRICA’S FAME FILM SHORTS FESTIVAL AND INTERNATIONAL EMMYS SEMI-FINAL JUDGING, NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS ITS COMMITMENT TO AFRICAN CONTENT CREATORS. AUGUST 26, 2023 – The Africa Channel (TAC), in its role as the largest licensor of African content in North America with over 3000 hours annually, will be exhibiting its support for the African content creator’s community via its association with two high-profile industry events being held in Cape Town next month. View Press Release
  • TAC SUPPORTS LIBERTY & JUSTICE MADE IN AFRICA SWIMWEAR LINE AS PART OF MEDIA
    ENTITY’S TAC365 INITIATIVE COMMEMORATING BLACK BUSINESS MONTH. August 17, 2023 - The Africa Channel (TAC), is commemorating Black Business Month (August) as part of its TAC365 initiative by using its linear platform to support the Liberty & Justice – the first Made in Africa swimwear line. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL TO AIR U.S. PREMIERE OF WILD AFRICA FUND CONCERT SERIES FEATURING ALYN SANO, CKAY, MUSA KEYS, FOCALISTIC, MACKY2, ZIKHONA, ANITA JAXSON, BOMB$HELL, TOWELA, MAMPI AND TOP CHERI. June 7, 2023 - The Africa Channel (TAC), the longest running  linear television network  presenting African content to North American audiences,  announced that it has entered into a partnership with The Wild Africa Fund and the Pan African The Rockstar Group, and will air the U.S. premiere of the Music For Wildlife Concert series commencing during Black Music Month. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL INC. ANNOUNCES SEVERAL NEW CONTENT AND RENEWAL AGREEMENTS; COMPANY CONTINUES TO BE THE LEAD CURATOR OF AFRICAN PROGRAMMING FOR NORTH AMERICAN AUDIENCES ACROSS ITS PLATFORMS. May 15, 2023 - The Africa Channel Inc., continuing in its role as the largest licensor of African content in North America with over 3000 hours, has reached several new content and renewal partnership agreements with some of the industry’s leading producers and distributors from the continent and beyond including BBC Africa, Cardova Trading Ltd, eTV, FilmOne, Inverleigh and M-Net. View Press Release 
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL UNVEILS ITS BLACK HISTORY MONTH LINE-UP FOCUSED ON BLACK AMBITION, EXCELLENCE AND IDENTITY INCLUDING WORLD PREMIERE SNEAK PEEK OF ORIGINAL SERIES ‘AFRICAN ROYALE’. January 24, 2023 - The Africa Channel today unveiled a portion of its Black History Month line-up fueled by the theme of Black Ambition, Excellence and Identity. Heading the line-up will be a much-anticipated sneak peek of the channel’s new original reality series African Royale which follows one Nigerian heiress’ journey as she navigates a life and career while carving out an identity as both an African and an American in Black America. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL DOUBLES DOWN ON AUDIENCE CONNECTION MISSION AS BLACK-OWNED AND BLACK-TARGETED MEDIA COMPANY HEADS INTO UPFRONT. February 9, 2023 - The Africa Channel is doubling down on its commitment to bridge cultural gaps and authentically connect the U.S.’ evolving Black American population to its heritage. View Press Release
  • THE AFRICA CHANNEL APPOINTS DR. THELÁ THATCH AND AVA L. HALL TO NEW EXECUTIVE POSITIONSMarch 14, 2023The Africa Channel (TAC) today announced two key executive moves to further strengthen the company’s leadership team. Ava Hall has been appointed to the newly created position of Head of Content and Brand while Dr. Thelá Thatch has seen her role expanded under the new title of Head of Human Resources and Community Engagement.View Press Release

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