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#TheBigDeal — July 2023

Welcome to the AFN television blog, your landing page for programming and specials, updated monthly.

It’s a star-spangled month of entertainment kicking off with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Watch the doctor battle enemies out to destroy from across different universes.

The fireworks don’t stop there. AFN Movie has a July 4th extravaganza – almost 24 hours of movie magic starting with Tom Hanks in Apollo 13. And for some real fireworks tune in for A Capitol 4th and watch the sky light up over our nation’s capital.

It’s series premieres galore across AFN in July. Naked and Afraid: Last One Standing, Dancing Queens, and Trippin’ with Anthony Anderson and Mama Dorris are just a few of the premieres on the must-watch schedule.

Be sure to visit and download the AFN|now app to stream your favorite Sports and Programs - when you want, where you want!

For more information on all of AFN TV's programming, including airtimes in your area – just check here: SCHEDULE Have a great month and thank you for watching!


Go to TopNew Series

Naked and Afraid: Last One Standing
AFN|pulse 9:00pm CET/JKT Thursday, July 6th

Naked and Afraid: Last One Standing

Naked and Afraid's toughest compete for $100,000 and the title of Last One Standing. Survivalists are tested in South Africa's punishing Oribi Gorge through head-to-head challenges and the hunt for food, water, fire and shelter.


Trippin’ with Anthony Anderson and Mama Doris
AFN|pulse 9:00pm CET/JKT Wednesday, July 12th

Trippin’ with Anthony Anderson and Mama Doris

Anthony and Doris start their six-week European trip of a lifetime in London; Anthony takes his mom on a sightseeing tour and surprises her with a starring role on the catwalk in African Fashion Week.


The Big D
AFN|pulse 10:00pm CET/JKT Sunday, July 9th

The Big D

Hosted by JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers, The Big D brings together six divorced couples for a second chance at love.


Dancing Queens
AFN|pulse 9:00pm CET/JKT Monday, July 10th

Dancing Queens

As a new season of Latin Pro-Am competition begins, five women who dance as a hobby prepare themselves for the first competition of the year; the stress of trying to balance jealous husbands, demanding jobs and an all-consuming hobby comes to a head.


Stars on Mars
AFN|pulse 8:00pm CET/JKT Wednesday, July 19th

Stars on Mars

The Experiment begins: 12 celebrities land on “Mars” and commence survival skills.


Go to TopSpecials & Events

Thunder Over Louisville
AFN|spectrum 7:00pm CET/JKT Tuesday, July 4th

Thunder Over Louisville

Join the July 4th celebration for one of the nation’s largest fireworks shows.


A Capitol Fourth
AFN|spectrum 6:30pm CET/JKT Wednesday, July 5th

A Capitol Fourth

A celebration of America's birthday pays tribute to first responders and essential workers.


Go to TopMovie Premieres

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, July 1st

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

With help from old and new allies, Dr. Stephen Strange travels into the multiverse to face a mysterious adversary.


Honor SocietyPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, July 7th

Honor Society

Honor is an ambitious high school senior whose sole focus is getting into an Ivy League college, assuming she can first score the coveted recommendation from her guidance counselor, Mr. Calvin. TV-MA


The FabelmansPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, July 8th

The Fabelmans

Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.


Bullet TrainPremiere
AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, July 14th

Bullet Train

Ladybug is an unlucky assassin who's determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs has gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans as his latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe -- all with connected yet conflicting objectives -- on the world's fastest train. TV-MA


The Woman KingPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, July 15th

The Woman King

In the 1800s, a group of all-female warriors protects the African kingdom of Dahomey with skills and fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Faced with a new threat, Gen. Nanisca trains the next generation of recruits to fight against a foreign enemy that's determined to destroy their way of life.


AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, July 21st


Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro California, a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town's deadly past. TV-MA


5000 BlanketsPremiere
AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, July 22nd

5000 Blankets

When her husband has a mental breakdown and goes missing, a determined woman and her young son set out to find him on the streets, sparking a movement to help unhoused people in need and inspiring a city.


AFN|movie 10:00pm (CET/JKT) Friday, July 28th


A woman opts for a cloning procedure after she receives a terminal diagnosis but when she recovers her attempts to have her clone decommissioned fail, leading to a court-mandated duel to the death. TV-MA


AFN|movie 7:00pm (CET/JKT) Saturday, July 29th


Amanda and her daughter live a quiet life on an American farm, but when the remains of her estranged mother arrive from Korea, Amanda becomes haunted by the fear of turning into her own mother.


Go to TopCommemorative Movies

Independence Day

Apollo 13 — AFN|movie 9:00am — Tuesday, July 4th
Forrest Gump — AFN|movie 11:30am — Tuesday, July 4th
Independence Day — AFN|movie 2:00pm — Tuesday, July 4th
Independence Day: Resurgence — AFN|movie 4:30pm — Tuesday, July 4th
Captain America: The First Avenger — AFN|movie 7:00pm — Tuesday, July 4th
Glory — AFN|movie 10:00pm — Tuesday, July 4th

Go to TopReturning Series

Tough As Nails 5 Mon July 3 AFN|prime 7:00pm
Real Housewives of Atlanta 15 Wed July 12 AFN|pulse 10:00pm
Narcos: Mexico 6 Fri July 14 AFN|spectrum 10:00pm
The Righteous Gemstones 3 Sun July 16 AFN|spectrum 10:00pm
Below Deck Down Under 20 Tue July 18 AFN|pulse 10:00pm
Real Housewives of NYC 14 Tue July 25 AFN|pulse 11:00pm

Published June 30, 2023.

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#TheBigDeal — December 2022

Dashing through the snow, on a one-horse open sleigh, o’er the fields we go, to great programming on AFN in December! Deck the halls with boughs of holly, decorate the tree and warm up the hot chocolate.

December brings a sleigh full of great holiday programming beginning with 25 Days of Christmas on AFN Movie. Tune in each evening for new movies and classics sure to lift your holiday spirits and carry you joyfully through the celebrations. It doesn’t end with Christmas. We’ll have a New Year’s movie marathon to usher in 2023!

Holiday specials dot the landscape throughout the month. Join the celebration of Christmas in Rockefeller Center. Super Monsters and the Wish Star bring the holiday spirit to the Family channel. And a host of season premieres will supercharge “Supercharged Saturday” on Family as well.

AFN Sports will fill your sporting heart’s desire with college football conference championships, bowl games, and playoffs. The Army-Navy football classic live from Philadelphia brings the annual pride and pageantry of our nation’s service academies to the forefront. World Cup Soccer will crown a champion and we’ll have it live on AFN Sports.

For more information on all of AFN TV's programming, including airtimes in your area – be sure to check our schedule.

Have a great month and thank you for watching AFN TV!

Go to TopNew Series

Almost Paradise
AFN|spectrum 9:00pm CET/JKT Wednesday, December 7th

Almost Paradise

When an ex-DEA agent retires to a tranquil, out-of-the-way resort in the Philippines, he finds himself falling back into his undercover operative ways when he's pulled into a drug sting run by the local police department.


AFN|pulse 10:00pm CET/JKT Thursday, December 8th


The four stars of a once popular girl group reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had in the '90s.


Secrets of Sulphur Springs
AFN|family 6:00pm CET/JKT Thursday, December 8th

Secrets of Sulphur Springs

After time traveling through the portal to 1930, Harper and Griffin unravel the mystery of who has been haunting the Tremont Hotel all along.


Million Dollar Wheels
AFN|prime 7:00pm CET/JKT Thursday, December 29th

Million Dollar Wheels

What do Jeff Bezos, Jamie Foxx and the most baller orthodontist in Beverly Hills have in common? They're all DM'ing celebrity car dealer RD Whittington. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how he connects the ultra-rich with their million-dollar toys.


Go to TopSpecials & Events

Christmas in Rockefeller Center
AFN|spectrum 7:00pm CET/JKT Thursday, December 1st

Christmas in Rockefeller Center

The 90th annual tree-lighting ceremony in New York kicks off the holiday season with a dazzling display of musical talents, star-studded surprises and the lighting of the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.


2022 People’s Choice Awards
AFN|spectrum 7:00pm CET/JKT Wednesday, December 7th

2022 People’s Choice Awards

Kenan Thompson hosts the ceremony honoring fan favorites in TV, movies and pop culture.


90th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade
AFN|family 3:30pm CET/JKT Sunday, December 25th

90th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade

Danny Trejo is Grand Marshall for the annual parade rolling through the streets of Tinseltown ushering in the holiday season!


Go to TopHoliday Movies

A Christmas StoryHoliday Special
AFN|movie 9:30pm (CET/JKT) Monday, December 5th

A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle.


ScroogedHoliday Special
AFN|movie 9:30pm (CET/JKT) Sunday, December 11th


A comic version of the Dickens' classic, with a foul, unlovable, TV executive as the Scrooge character.


How The Grinch Stole ChristmasHoliday Special
AFN|movie 9:30pm (CET/JKT) Wednesday, December 21st

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

The reclusive green Grinch decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville.


Go to TopMade-for-TV Movies

Six Degrees of Santa
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Tue December 3
Believing she may be his soul mate, a leading internet entrepreneur searches for the mystery woman whose Christmas gift wound up in his hands.
A Christmas Spark
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Wed December 14
Molly is a recently widowed woman who reluctantly takes on the job of directing a Christmas pageant. She soon finds herself falling for Hank, the leading man and the town's most eligible bachelor.
A Christmas To Treasure
AFN|movie — 7:00pm Fri December 23
Sparks fly between former best friends Austin and Everett as they reunite for a holiday treasure hunt.

Go to TopReturning Series

The White Lotus 2 Sat December 3 AFN|spectrum 7:00pm
When Calls the Heart 9 Thu December 15 AFN|pulse 7:00pm
Masterpiece: Van Der Valk 2 Fri December 16 AFN|spectrum 8:00pm
The L Word: Generation Q 3 Sun December 18 AFN|spectrum 10:00pm
Tyler Perry's The Oval 4 Fri December 23 AFN|pulse 9:00pm

CREDITS— Contributing Writer/Editor: Kyle Hammit, Blog Layout and Design: Mark Middleton, December 1, 2022.