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Welcome to AMC!

Welcome!


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)

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…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..

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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.

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ASUNDER

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

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APRIL 2017 HIGHLIGHTS
  • BRAND NEW: Kamelita (Starting 11th April)
    Tuesdays @ 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC Series

    A hilarious family drama about a family living in Lagos. They employ a mischievous houseboy who falls in love with Kamelita, a young girl who is on holiday from London. Starring KC Ejelonu, Samuel Ajibola, Florence Onuma.

     

    BRAND NEW: The Suncity
    Mondays @ 19:30 GMT / 21:30 CAT on AMC Series

    The story of two sisters, Calista and Fiona, and their mother. One is a wayward daughter and the other, a saint. Watch as they both deal with day to day issues in their individual ways. Starring Shafy Bello, Mary Lazarus, Lilian Esoro, Kenneth Okolie.

     

    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.

     

    SHUGA DOWN SOUTH
    Fridays @ 20:30 GMT / 22:30 CAT on AMC Series

    MTV’s Shuga returns for a fifth series, this time it’s headed down south! Set in the cool clubs, hangouts and schools of Johannesburg’s Braamfontein, and the township of “Zenzele”. Produced by the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and MTV Base, Shuga is an award-winning” edutainment” drama that has been proven to actively change behaviour relating to HIV prevention. Starring: Emmanuel Ikubese and Adesua Etomi, Vanessa Mdee, Thuso Mbedu, Mohau Mokoatle Cele, Jezriel Skei, Nick Mutuma.

     

    BRAND NEW: House 6
    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
    Fridays @ 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC Series

    A comedic drama series about a young couple who got laid off their jobs at the bank, and then 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.

     

    MY BROTHER’S LOVE – Saturday Night Movie
    1st Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Two brothers are surprisingly in love with the same woman and this causes a big fight between them. Will either of the brothers be willing to compromise? Drama starring Kalsoume Sinare, Martha Ankomah, Peter Richie.

     

    SISTERS QUEST
    6th Thursday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    A king is determined that his US based son chooses a bride from the beautiful young daughters of his closest friend, Mr Maduka. Starring Chinyere Wilfred, Micheal Godson.

     

    VIRGIN BRIDE – Saturday Night Movie
    8th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Lionel gladly decides to house two of his close friends but things become strained when one of them, BJ, starts lusting after Lionel's fiancée. Tense drama starring Stan Nze, Vincent Opurum, Tamara Eteimo.

     

    SETTLE ME 1 & 2
    10th Monday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    There is trouble in a polygamous home when the lifestyle of a son is condemned by his father but all his excesses are supported by his mother. Drama starring Ngozi Ezeonu, Ken Erics, Zubby Michael. Parts 1 & 2. (continues in Settle Me 3 & 4 11th Tuesday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT)

     

    WHY SHOULD I GET MARRIED – Saturday Night Movie
    15th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Cindy (Princess Syngle) is a marriage counsellor with hilarious clients, including Nana (Belinda Dzattah) who is looking to spice up her year-long marriage and Olivia (Maria Nepembe), who has tons of guys flocking to her door asking for her hand in marriage. She finds love with Ernest (John Dumelo), a young actor, but does she have all the answers?

     

    HIDDEN SNAKE
    17th Monday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    A happy home starts to have lots of trouble after lending a helping hand to a stranded old friend of the family. Everybody around them becomes a suspect but what lies beneath the mystery is much more unimaginable. Starring Yul Edochie, Angela Okorie.

     

    JAMAL – Saturday Night Movie
    22nd Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    When an unrepentant casanova dies, it takes the intelligence of a meticulous cop and his partner to try to piece the series of events that led to his death together in order to apprehend the culprit. Thriller starring Daniel Lloyd, Racheal Aniah, Chinonso Young. .

     

    LOST PRIDE
    26th Wednesday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    A devout Christian girl accepts an offer of a lift from a stranger in order to escape the rain, but little did she know that it will lead to an unhealthy obsession from the guy and a jealous course mate taking drastic action against her. Drama starring Belinda Effah, Frederick Leonard, Danielle Okeke, Mike Godson.

     

    ONE LAST WORD – Saturday Night Movie
    29th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    A movie director suddenly finds his life mirroring one of his movies when his mother is diagnosed with cancer and he puts his career on hold to care for her. Drama starring Majid Michel, Uru Eke, Uti Nwachukwu.

     

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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