FOX Life is an English language general entertainment channel on the StarSat and DStv satellite television providers, which features a mix of scripted and non-scripted aspirational entertainment programming.
DStv: Channel 126
Bouquet: Premium, Extra, Compact, Family, Access
StarSat: Channel 132
576i (SDTV, 16:9)
FOX Life is 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 includes FOX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic Gold, FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2 and Baby TV.