FOX Africa

Broadcast on: DStv, StarSat
Active from: 09 Apr 2013
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About

FOX (also known as FOX Africa to differentiate from the international channel of the same name) is an English language general entertainment channel on the StarSat and DStv satellite television providers, which features a mix of drama, reality and entertainment programming.

AVAILABILITY

TopTV: Channel 180
Bouquet: All

StarSat: Channel 130
Bouquet: StarSat Smart, StarSat Super

DStv: Channel 125
Bouquet: Premium, Extra, Compact

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 4:3) - TopTV/StarSat
1080i (HDTV, 16:9) - DStv

ABOUT

FOX is a general entertainment channel dedicated to the best television series. Built on top of US product and some local productions, its brand lens is "smart entertainment with an edge".

Targeting a keen and demanding audience (adults 18-35), the channel was originally launched in Latin America in 1993. The genre offering was all-encompassing and varied by style. It features a schedule with headlines ranging from the most recent and innovative series to classic big hits.

FOX replaced Fox Entertainment (which aired exclusively on TopTV) when a carriage agreement was signed with MultiChoice in 2013 to carry the channel on its Premium bouquet on DStv, whilst remaining on TopTV (which later became StarSat) as well.

The broadcast on DStv is in HD, but it remained in SD on TopTV and later StarSat.

FOX was added to DStv's Compact bouquet on Wednesday 1 June, 2016.

FOX is home to shows like The Simpsons, Falling Skies, The Walking Dead, Bones, Glee, Empire and other varied style genres.


Latest Updated Shows

Bones

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: SABC3, FX Africa, FOX Africa
Summary: When standard methods of identifying a body are useless the FBI calls in Temperance "Bones" Brennan to read clues left behind in the victim's bones.
Starring: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin


Republic of Doyle

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Comedy-Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: Fox Entertainment, SABC3, FOX Africa
Summary: Private Eye Jake Doyle solves cases, dodges punches and chases criminals through the hilly, colourful streets of seaside town St. John's, Newfoundland.
Starring: Allan Hawco, Séan McGinley, Lynda Boyd


Dexter

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Channel: M-Net, Top One, FOX Crime, M-Net Action, FOX Africa, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase
Summary: Crime thriller about a likeable forensics expert for the Miami Metro Police Department who moonlights as a serial killer with his own brand of justice.
Starring: Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter


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