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FOX Life

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 03 Oct 2016
Active until: 30 Sep 2020

About

FOX Life was an English language general entertainment channel on the StarSat and DStv satellite television providers, which featured a mix of scripted and non-scripted aspirational entertainment programming.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 126
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family, Access

StarSat: Channel 133
Bouquet: Unknown

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9)

ABOUT

FOX Life was tailored for African audiences and debuted in South Africa on Monday 3 October 2016, at 18h10. The first show to air on the channel was the dubbed Portuguese telenovela Blood Ties.

As part of the new channel, an additional 500 hours of fresh new programming were planned for the schedule over the months after the channel launch, focused on localised storytelling, created specifically for African viewers.

New American shows to debut on FOX Life at launch included Pitch and Atlanta.

The channel was placed alongside FOX Africa on DStv, on channel 126, replacing FOX Crime, which was discontinued on Wednesday 28 September, 2016. Select programming from this channel was folded into the FOX daytime schedules.

FOX Life joined the extensive FNG portfolio in Africa, which at the time included FOX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic Gold, FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2 and Baby TV.

The channel was discontinued on StarSat on 30 September, 2019. It was re-added on 24 February, 2020.

FOX Life was discontinued across Africa (including DStv and StarSat) on 30 September, 2020.

LOGOS

October 2016 - September 2017

FOX Life logo 2016-2017

October 2017 - September 2020

FOX Life logo since October 2017


Latest Updated Shows

The Real Housewives of Atlanta

Genre: Reality, Docu-Reality
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Top One, FOX Life, Vuzu, Vuzu Amp, 1Magic
Summary: The series is an up-close and personal look at a group of women from Atlanta's social elite – from aspiring singers to power brokers and super models.
Starring: Eva Marcille, Shamari DeVoe, Shereé Whitfield


Empire

Genre: Drama, Musical
Channel: FOX Africa, e.tv, FOX Life, eKasi+, eExtra
Summary: With an original soundtrack by Timbaland, this family drama is about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all want his throne.
Starring: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Gray, Jussie Smollett


America's Next Top Model

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: e.tv, FOX Life, SABC3, Vuzu, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu Amp, M-Net Family
Summary: A number of contestants compete for the title of America's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry.
Starring: Tyra Banks, Janice Dickinson, Kimora Lee


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 10 September

10 Sep 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Nancy Drew pokes about on M-Net City as Darcey & Stacey doll it up on TLC.


It's over and out for FOX Life and Disney XD

07 Sep 2020 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: News | 6 comments
Yes, but does anyone really care?


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31 Aug 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
The 2020 VMAs air live and delayed on MTV and a new season of Outpatients starts on FOX Life.


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