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Friday, April 22, 2016

The Africa Channel Salutes Prince by Making Half-Hour Collaboration with the Late Performer Available on

The Africa Channel Salutes Prince by Making Half-Hour Collaboration with the Late Performer Available on

'Prince! Behind the Symbol' Originally Aired on TAC in 2011

Features Live Performances by Prince and Interviews with Guests Including Mila Kunis, Maya Rudolph, Evander Holyfield, George Lopez and Others

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Africa Channel (TAC) announced today it will salute the great recording artist Prince by making a half-hour collaboration with the performer available to fans on The show, "Prince! Behind the Symbol" original aired on The Africa Channel in April 2011.

"Prince! Behind the Symbol" was nominated for a 2012 NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Variety Series or Special. "Prince! Behind the Symbol" is an exclusive look at Prince's 2011 Forum show in Los Angeles, featuring live performances from Prince, interviews with fans and celebrity guests including Evander Holyfield, Mila Kunis, George Lopez, Maya Rudolph, Paul Stanley, Boris Kodjoe and more.

Elrick Williams, President and CEO of TAC, said, "The Africa Channel joins the world in mourning the untimely death of Prince. We were proud to collaborate with Prince in the creation of the special, 'Prince! Behind the Symbol.' We will miss him but his legendary music, voice and artistry will be an indelible part of The Africa Channel."

The Africa Channel 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.

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