WHO: The Africa Channel – Black History Month Campaign
WHAT: In addition to their on0air content, the network will initiate conversation via all its digital platforms around the “Know Your Heritage, Shape Your Future” (#knowyourheritage) content. These conversation starters include:
IN FOCUS: BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA (Six 1 minute interstitials) : Celebrates African and African American women working as writers, producers, directors and media and entertainment executives. The series focusing on their triumphs, tribulations and challenges they may have encountered as women, and specifically as black women. Several women featured in the show are well known, some are up and coming, and those who have been working behind-the-scenes are beginning to emerge as women in media making a difference.
Direct link to YouTube Playlist for series:
Narendra Reddy, Executive Vice President & General Manager, said, “We are proud to present our viewers with our most ambitious Black History Month slate to date, featuring the first wave of original programming from our new TAC Studios.”
Following are details on the aforementioned primetime TAC Studios premieres:
WHEN: Weekly During Black History Month.
ABOUT THE AFRICA CHANNEL:
The Africa Channel (www.theafricachannel.com) is a showcase for the African continent’s most outstanding English language television series, specials, documentaries, feature films, music, soaps, biographies, current business analysis and cultural and historical programs. These travel, lifestyle and culture-oriented programs reflect the people of Africa, their incredible stories, their daily lives, their music and art, their successes, celebrations and challenges. The channel’s mission is to open up a daily window into modern African life and, in the process, help demystify Africa for American viewers. The Africa Channel is based in Los Angeles and is available in approximately 10 million homes in the U.S. on cable systems such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox