AMC Networks has released next month’s streaming schedule for Allblk, which was previously known as the Urban Movie Channel. The Allblk June 2021 schedule includes the second season premiere of Beyond the Pole, the fourth episode of A Closer Look with Marsha Ambrosius, and the season finale of Stuck With You among a number of television and movie additions to the Black entertainment-focused streamer.
Allblk June 2021 Schedule – New Additions
Available June 3
Russell Walker (Blair Underwood, Deep Impact) has started a new hip-hop and rap label called Krush Groove, which features a stellar list of acts that includes Kurtis Blow and Run-D.M.C. However, Walker doesn’t have sufficient money to keep up the label, especially after Run-D.M.C. scores a big single. As he struggles to fund the label, more and more rap groups, like the Beastie Boys and LL Cool J, emerge in the New York City hip-hop scene. The film is based on the beginning of Def Jam Records. Produced by Doug McHenry and Michael Schultz.
A humorous drama about a modern-day power couple balancing successful careers and a beautiful family, LOVE IS… draws inspiration from the real-life relationship between creators/executive producers Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil. Starring William Catlett (Black Lightning), Michele Weaver (Illicit), Clarke Peters (The Wire), and Wendy Davis (Army Wives).
The witnesses to a fatal assault find themselves targeted by someone, or something, after they do not help the victim. Starring Kourtney Bell and Will Stout. Produced by Roman Dent, Ashleigh Snead, Andy Steinman, and Andrew van den Houten.
Hip Hop’s iconic sweethearts Waka Flocka Flame and Tammy Rivera navigate the challenges of married life; meddling in-laws, raising a teenage daughter, remodeling their home, and building Tammy’s bustling music career. Produced by Entertainment One Television.
Available June 7
Atlanta’s hottest dancers transition from working in the club to life Beyond the Pole. Friendships are tested, finances are strapped, but together these ladies hustle to move Beyond the Pole. Produced by She’s A Movement Media Group.
Available June 10
A Closer Look is a music documentary series that profiles R&B, Soul, and Hip-Hop artists whose song(s) have and continues to top the billboard charts and re-shape the music industry. The series will highlight the artist’s career from the beginning to present day. Each episode will consist of a one on one sit-down interview between the artist and producer of the show, and will also highlight music videos/live performances, studio sessions, archival interviews, B-roll footage, and guest interviews, placing, “A Closer Look” on the artist’s career and life. This episode features singer-songwriter, Marsha Ambrosius. Produced by Mind of Two Entertainment.
Storybook celebrity couple Candace (Tammy Townsend, K.C. Undercover) and Luvell (Timon Kyle Durrett, Queen Sugar) finally decide to move forward with their separation – that is until a new celebrity couple on the scene threatens to take their throne, diminish their brand, and rob them out of a career-defining opportunity. Now, Candace and Luvell work harder than ever to fake their loving image while he balances a blooming romance and she decides between what her heart wants, and what her career needs. Featuring special guest appearances by Vivica Fox (Empire), Shanice, AJ Johnson (House Party), Kenny Lattimore, and more. Produced by Brenton Earley and Tina Marie Taliaferro.
Available June 17
Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton (Henry Brown) everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter (Tessa Thompson, Creed) who doesn’t know he exists. When a young man, Malik (Omari Hardwick, Kick-Ass), comes in claiming to be a black Muslim that is doing good for the neighborhood, Moses takes him on as a partner but soon realizes that Malik is nothing but a drug dealer seeking to destroy the neighborhood and Moses’s daughter. Therefore, Moses must become the man he used to be in order to save his beloved neighborhood and his daughter. Produced by Carmen Madden and Monte Schulz.
Available June 24
A former special ops soldier (Jaqueline Fleming, The Quad) dusts off her old skills when terrorists kidnap her daughter and seize control of America’s largest megachurch. Produced by Wes Miller, Leo Ohaebosim, and Scott Seegmiller.
Millie (Halle Berry, Monster’s Ball) is a hardworking, tough and protective Los Angeles single mother with an affection for homeless children. Her neighbor Obie (Daniel Craig, Casino Royale) is the local loose cannon — and the only white man — in an area largely inhabited by African-Americans, Latinos and Koreans. With racial tensions running high, Millie and Obie appear to be unlikely allies. But following the acquittal of four of the officers accused of beating Rodney King, the two of them must navigate the gathering chaos in the city. Produced by Vincent Maraval.