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African Movie Channel (AMC) is a global player in the rapidly expanding African film industry which is now the second largest film industry in the world. African Movie Channel's 24-hour linear channel dedicated to the best Nollywood and African movies and series is available across 14 countries, and is one of the most popular channels in Africa.

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African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series)

African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series)


…Bringing You Real African Drama

African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) is a premium African entertainment channel showcasing the best and award-winning TV soaps, comedy and drama from Nigeria, peppered with some of the best series from the rest of Africa, 24 hours a day for the whole family. AMC Series together with AMC, provide the full package of unrivalled top-tier Nollywood and African TV programming..


The Nollywood Phenomenon

Nollywood is the second largest film industry in the world. It produces circa 2,500 movies annually, and is extremely popular with Africans at home and the Diaspora, African-Americans, Afro-Caribbeans, and “African culture fans”.

Currently, Nollywood films significantly outsell Hollywood films in Nigeria and many countries in sub-Saharan Africa; they are available in even the most remote areas of the continent.

New forms of distribution include digital distribution pioneered by the African Movie Channel through its online high quality On-Demand services, and soon, via its Roku channel and iPad app.

African Movie Channel's 24-hour linear channel, AMC24, launched in May 2011, is available in more than 5 million homes across 14 countries. It is one of the most popular channels in Africa.

Nollywood movies are now regularly screened alongside mainstream movies in cinemas in Nigeria, Ghana, the UK and North America. Nollywood films are also receiving wider distribution as more and more Nigerian producers and directors are attending internationally acclaimed film festivals.



ASUNDER - Brand New Series Premiering Soon Exclusively on AMC Series...

ASUNDER is a drama series that focuses on the marital lives of different families and how they all manage to paddle their marital canoes through the turbulent water of life.

Produced and directed by Paul Igwe, the producer/director of award winning TV sitcom 'Clinic Matters' and staring Benita Nzeribe, Stan Nze, Tessy Oragwa, Nonso Odogwu and Sandra Eze.

Asunder airs on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 19:00 GMT / 21:00 CAT and Omnibus on Sundays @ 18:00 GMT / 22:00 CAT, Exclusive on AMC Series

  • BRAND NEW: Asunder
    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 19:00 GMT / 21:00 CAT and Omnibus on Sundays @ 18:00 GMT / 22:00 CAT, Exclusive on AMC Series

    The AMC-commissioned series, Asunder is an analytical drama series that focuses on the marital lives of different families and how they all paddle through their marital woes.

    Using three families in its narrative, the series dissects the roots and causes of various issues and challenges faced by today’s married couples.

    The audience is taken through the emotional roller coaster of modern day marriages and an insight into the importance of trust, communication and forgiveness in these marriages.

    Produced by award winning Producer/Director, Paul Igwe and directed by Henry Ejeta, the series features the stellar cast of Stan Nze, Tessy Oragwa, Benita Nzeribe, Nonso Odogwu, Frankincense Eche Ben, and Sandra Eze among others.


    BRAND NEW: House 6
    Starting 10th March – Fridays @ 19:30 GMT / 21:30 CAT on AMC Series

    House 6 is a situational comedy about a striving family that seems to take things in their stride. Although some situations look too difficult for them, they always end up smiling and creating room for better opportunities. Starring Stan Nze, Chinenye Uyanna, Florence Onuma.


    BRAND NEW: The Bridge
    Starting 24th March – Fridays @ 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC Series

    A comedic drama series about a young couple who are laid off their jobs at the bank, so they decide to embark on a new business venture. Will they manage to overcome hurdles, balance business and interfering family members? Starring Stan Nze, Sandra Eze, Deborah Anugwa.


    Teju BabyFace Show
    Wednesdays @ 18:00 GMT on AMC Series

    Teju BabyFace is back, bringing a fresh new twist to a genre popularized by comic idols like David Letterman and Johnny Carson as he gets up close and rib-cracking personal with celebrity guests - politicians, entertainers, comedians, fashion icons, musicians, and First Ladies.


    At Home with Michelle Attoh
    Thursdays @ 19:30 GMT on AMC Series

    At Home with Michelle Attoh is an exciting, fresh spin on the talk show format, hosted by onscreen personalities Michelle Attoh with some of the finest guests from across the continent. Filmed in Europe, Africa and the USA, each guest is invited to the hosts’ homes across the globe for a no-holds-barred informal interview of unearthed gems and topics.


    Tales Of Eve
    Tuesdays @ 18:00 GMT on AMC Series

    A young girl experiences the horrors and repercussions of assault in rural Nigeria. Will she remain a victim or will she fight for the right to be happy? Rejected by the ones she loved; betrayed by those closest to her; hers is a heart-wrenching tale of dreams broken and hopes dashed, and of the emergence of a fighter from the ashes of defeat. Follow her story as she fights for the right to live, to love and to succeed. Drama starring Belinda Effa, Zikky Alloy, Tina Mba, Nobert Young and many more.


    6th Monday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    Lolo (Ngozi Ezeonu) is worried about the condition of the palace because she and her husband, Igwe Okanga, do not have a male child. However, the Igwe is not interested in marrying another wife for the purpose of having a child. To whom will he leave the throne? (continues in United Apart 7th Tuesday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT).


    WEB OF LOVE – Saturday Night Movie
    11th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Derrick and Samantha's relationship is going smoothly until Samantha gets transferred to Abuja. The distance leads Derrick into the hands of a total stranger, Maya. Samantha becomes vulnerable and finds herself entangled in relationships that could ruin her. Drama starring Frederick Leonard, Nkiru Umeh, Belinda Effah.


    13th Monday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    Set in the land of Abba, an ex-convict Igbokwe (Yul Edochie) uncovers a powerful secret surrounding the King (Olu Jacobs) and his royal household. Things get intense as secrets are revealed. (continues in The King Of Abba 18:45 GMT / 20:45 CAT & concludes in Behind Palace Walls 20:40 GMT / 22:40 CAT)


    THE BENEFIT – Saturday Night Movie
    18th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Honorable Broadrick is a shady wealthy politician who keeps pulling himself out of the hands of the police. In his greed, he decides to go head to head with a church over a piece of land. How far would he go? Drama starring Jibola Dabo, Nuella Njibuigbo, Chris Onyenso.


    23rd Thursday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    The story of a troublesome but kind-hearted girl, Gabriella (Queen Nwokoye), who loves her family and will do anything to take care of them. Her obstinate character leads her down a path she never envisaged for herself. Also starring Nkem Owoh, Jane Obi. Prequel to Sister Jukwaese. (continues in Sister Jukwaese 24th Friday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT & concludes in Blind Berthimus 27th Monday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT) .


    HOUSE KEEPERS – Saturday Night Movie
    25th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    House keepers is an intriguing story of five detectives who secured jobs in a household as driver, house help, security men and others to investigate a crime. Drama starring Kalsoume Sinare, James Gardiner, Kofi Adjorlolo, Roselyn Ngissah.


    30th Thursday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    Silvia thought she was in love with handsome Daniel until she met Livinus, who treated her very special and made her fall head over heel in love with him. Will their love last as expected? Starring John Okafor, Ruth Kadiri, Juliet Mgborukwe. Parts 1 & 2. (continues in Honeymoon Guys 3 & 4 31st Friday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT).



African Movie Channel’s two 24-hour linear channels, African Movie Channel and African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series), are available on multiple TV platforms in more than 5 million homes across several African countries.

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The channels are dedicated to showing only the best quality movies and series from Nigeria’s Nollywood, and the best from the rest of Africa, and are designed to be offered on various TV platforms across the African continent and beyond.

Our channels, considered to be amongst the fastest growing channels in Africa, are presently two of the most popular channels on the continent!

AMC Movies and AMC Series are the best channels of their kind there are, because over the years, AMC has built up significant experience from identifying desirable content, and has invaluable access to popular and compelling African content, and contacts in the African media industry.


In the News...

Official Launch of African Movie Channel’s First TV Series – Asunder

It was a colourful evening at The Wheatbaker Hotel Ikoyi on Saturday 10th December, 2016 as African Movie Channel (AMC) launched its first TV series, ASUNDER, a 65 episode series that analyses the challenges faced in today’s marriages and relationships.

Guests included casts from the Asunder series, Nollywood actors, media buyers as well as other industry personalities who came to show their support and were entertained with a preview of the ASUNDER series.


African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) Arrives On Azam TV

International Pay TV broadcaster, African Movie Channel (AMC) today launched its second channel, African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) on Azam Pay TV Limited’s Azam TV television platform.

From today, August 1, 2016, Azam TV’s subscribers are able to watch exciting Nollywood and other premium African TV series from a variety of genres including drama, comedy, reality and lifestyle shows, 24 hours a day.


AMC channels expand reach on CONSAT


Nigerian pay-TV platform CONSAT has added the African Movie Channel (AMC) and African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) to its available content.

“AMC and AMC Series will offer unmatched African drama series and Nollywood content that will cater to CONSAT’s need for wholesome family viewing that is in line with African centred values for its highly discerning Nigerian audience,” said founding partners and co-directors of African Movie Channel, Yinka Mayungbo and Lola Onigbogi.


African Movie Channel Makes European Re-Entry With Lebara Play

African Movie Channel (AMC) has entered a new partnership with Lebara to distribute their offering on the new Lebara Play OTT TV service; this is the first time AMC is being licensed for distribution outside Africa.

Lebara Play boasts over 150 channels, in 13 languages as well as 3,000 movies from around the world to provide quality entertainment to the large migrant community.