ALLBLK a video streaming service that focuses on modern Black TV and film with a long list of new originals, exclusives, independent features, popular network TV, nostalgic Black cinema, stage plays, and lots more. There are about 200+ titles in total.
A monthly subscription costs $5.99/month and an annual subscription is $59.99/year. You can also get the channel as an add-on within Amazon Prime Video after a 7-day free trial. While there are no offline downloads, subscribers can stream on as many devices at a time as they want.
The service was previously called UMC - The Urban Movie Channel.
We tested ALLBLK and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. ALLBLK is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV and VIZIO Smart TV.
The platform carries a selection of original TV shows and features such as comedy/music special “Lil Duval’s Living My Best Life,” “40 & Single,” “Double Cross,” “Naked Hustle,” “Jacqueline and Jilly,” “Rich and Ruthless,” “Stuck with You,” “A Closer Look,” and “Millennials.”
There are the popular biopic miniseries “The Jacksons: An American Dream,” “A House Divided,” “Dead Places,” “Here We Go Again,” “Soundbreaking,” “She’s Still Not Our Sister,” “Notorious Queens,” “Ladies of the Law,” and more.
Among hundreds of titles that span across genres like Drama, Romance, Action/Thriller, Comedy, Music & Culture, International, Arthouse, Documentary, and more, there are tons of titles that viewers will recognize. This includes “The Colony,” “Lila & Eve,” “Nina,” “The Perfect Game,” “Kings,” “All Things Fall Apart,” “Atone,” “Blackout,” “Gun,” and even Shudder’s horror doc “Horror Noire.”
There are less than ten titles for the family which are “A Mother’s Prayer,” “Strive,” “Winnie Mandela,” “Trinity Goodheart,” “Raising Izzie,” “A Cross to Bear,” “World Wide Nate: African Adventures,” “A Family Man,” and “The Perfect Gift.” Aside from these, however, there are no parental controls to monitor children’s streaming habits.
There’s also a Ages 13+ section with PG 13 titles like “Daddy’s Home,” and “The Greatest Song,” which are suitable for teens to watch.
ALLBLK is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Google Cast)
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- LG Smart TV (AirPlay)
- Samsung Smart TV
- Sony Smart TV
- VIZIO Smart TV (AirPlay/Google Cast)
(Up to 1080p HD)
Most video streams are in 720p HD. Some video streams are available in 1080p HD.
Content has stereo audio.