This project was conducted to know the perception of African Independent Television programmes among the residents of Emene community Enugu. To achieve the purpose of this study ,literature was reviewed according to the hypotheses directing the study. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The questionnaire was the main instrument used for the data collection .To tests the hypotheses and to ascertain whether to accept or reject them, the chi-square(x2) statistical analysis was considered appropriate. This helped to achieve results and findings based on the findings of the study, recommendations were made as follows: African independent television should produce more indigenous programmes since audience prefer it most, They should try to broadening its coverage and scope to cover every states of the federation.