WHERE WE ARE In the UK market, The Africa Channel is one of only a select few channels on both Sky DTH and Virgin cable (SKY channel 209, Virgin Media channel 828). Our International Network has channels available via satellites covering Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
WHAT WE DO
The Africa Channel International is a global entertainment network offering vibrant, authentic programming inspired by Africa.
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From our London headquarters, we provide 24 hour, English-language television networks for a diverse audience. We are a multi-genre channel, providing a range of programming including film, drama, news, documentaries, wildlife, music and sport – all from, about, or connected to Africa. 4
In the USA, the channel is on the Time Warner and Comcast platforms, operated by our Heart sisterofcompany The Africa Channel Inc., Fire based in Los Angeles.
We seek out the very best programming from around the world, but particularly throughout Africa, North America and Europe. We combine shows from a range The Athlete of African independent producers and major International Distributors with our own inhouse productions, so we can broadcast programmes for all tastes and interests. Our programming spans insightful documentaries that inform and entertain, such as RFK in the Land of Apartheid and African Masters, to films that range from award-winning African cinema (Nairobi Half Life, Soul Boy) to Nollywood, and Hollywood. On the lighter side we have reality formats, African-style such as Nigeria’s Got Talent and family comedy with Desmond’s and Keeping Up with The Joneses. 5