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New African series channel launches on Zuku
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:53
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The African Movie Channel, which airs movies and series from Nigeria’s Nollywood and the rest of Africa, has launched a new African series channel on Wananchi’s Zuku Pay TV platform.

TV soaps, comedies and drama shows from Nigeria and other countries in Africa broadcast 24 hours a day on the channel, titled: African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series).

Yinka Mayungbo, co-founder and director of the African Movie Channel commented, “We have a plethora of African talent bursting with creative energies and routinely churning out five-star content. This new channel is the perfect medium to showcase their fantastic works illustrating the rich African narrative. We are delighted to work in partnership with Zuku who have demonstrated a strong commitment to African programming.”

African Movie Channel co-founder and director Lola Onigbogi added, “AMC has long solidified itself as a major player in broadcasting Nollywood and African film across Africa. AMC Series marks a new era of unique tailored programming in Africa. AMC Series together with AMC, provide the full package of unrivalled top-tier Nollywood and African TV programming.”

Paul Healy, chief product and marketing officer for Zuku said, “This is a second first for us - we were the first TV platform to carry African Movie Channel in Africa back in 2012. AMC are a trailblazer, leading the way in a sphere that has been predominantly cultivated by international rather than domestic productions. We are excited to be furthering our partnership with AMC that translates to fresh, innovative and affordable entertainment with the launch of AMC Series on Zuku.”

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