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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.

Watch out for another exclusive on AMC Series!

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JANUARY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS
  • BRAND NEW: Asunder
    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 19:00 GMT / 21:00 CAT 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: 5ive
    Mondays @ 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC Series

    In life we have many decisions to make. When Kelvin returns to Lagos to try and pick up the pieces of the life that he left behind he never expected to fall in love… twice. Now Kelvin must decide who he wants to be with but each choice brings on its own complications. Nobody said life was going to be easy, but for Kelvin, it just got more complicated. Starring Asa’ah Samuel, Baaj Adebule, Ini Dima-Okojie, Udoka Oyeka and KC Ejelonu.

     

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

    Chris’s dream is to own a state of the art studio and become one of the biggest music producers in the country. With the help of his childhood friend Keji and moral support from his flat mate Dotun he quits his job and sets up a basic studio as a first step to his dream.

    Things appear to be going well even though he realises he has a rival studio in the area owned by Young One. Then a mysterious fire guts his studio and the apartment he lives in. It seems to be the end to everything and Chris is heartbroken and disillusioned. Harassed by clients and his landlord, Chris and Dotun have to move in with Keji and Chris reluctantly gets a job working in Young One’s studio. Starring Gabriel Afolayan, Seun Ajayi, Ade Laoye, Funny Bone, Baaj Adebule, Seyi Law and many more.

     

    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.

     

    Making Of A Mogul
    Fridays 19:00 GMT on AMC Series

    Ghanaian media personality and award winning host Anita Erskine interviews African-born entrepreneurs, whose personal visions led them to create businesses thriving in the global market. She profiles Nigerian and African entrepreneurs across the globe as they tell their story at home and at work.

     

    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.

     

    TASTE OF LOVE
    Mondays 18:00 GMT on AMC Series

    The Telenovela drama series “Taste of Love” is a story full of love, betrayal, pain, joy, intrigues and the many turns of destiny. It is the first of its kind to be made and produced in Nigeria. The story tales around three major families; the Musa-Phillips', Pepples' & Rhodes' families, while bad blood reigns between these families, Kelechi and Hadiza fall head over heels in love and must ride the tides of opposition to allow their love blossom.

     

    MUM DAD MEET SAM
    New Year’s Day 1st Sunday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    What happens when the only son of a typical Nigerian family meets the girl of his dreams and she happens to be an English rose? All hell breaks loose. Romantic comedy starring Joseph Benjamin, Danielle Down.

     

    WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES – Saturday Night Movie
    7th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Alechi (Clarice Kulah) and Tunde (Van Vicker), both having a difficult time in their respective homes, decide they need a break. They coincidentally meet at a weekend retreat and develop a speacial bond. Also starring Chet Anekwe.

     

    SOLDIER ANT
    12th Thursday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    Two royal guards with extraordinary powers go on a rampage in the village taking everyone that they suspect is against the king, hostage. Comedy starring John Okafor, Chinedu Okedieze, Osita Iheme.

     

    NOSTALGIA – Saturday Night Movie
    14th Saturday 18:00 GMT / 20:00 CAT on AMC

    Two siblings run their lives and company peacefully until events take a drastic turn and threaten their lives. Now fate made their beauty and wealth more of pain until they decided to dig through their foundation. Starring Nonso Diobi, Shadrach Nworah.

     

    BEKEE
    18th Wednesday 17:00 GMT / 19:00 CAT on AMC

    Cynthia's family is plagued by misfortunes. All her efforts to be with her true love and live a meaningful life are constantly being frustrated by forces beyond her control. She desperately needs help. Starring Ken Erics, Onyi Alex. Parts 1 – 6.

     

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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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