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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, Compact Plus, 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

Blue Bloods

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: M-Net, FOX Crime, FOX Africa, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net City
Summary: Follows the Reagan family of officers with the New York City Police Department, headed by patriarch and Police Commissioner Francis "Frank" Reagan.
Starring: Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes


Everybody Loves Raymond

Genre: Comedy
Channel: Comedy Central Africa, FOX Africa, SABC3, M-Net Series
Summary: Sitcom revolving around Ray Barone, a top sportswriter living on Long Island with his wife Debra, 13-year-old daughter Ally and 9-year-old twin sons.
Starring: Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett


Raising Hope

Genre: Comedy
Channel: M-Net, FOX Africa, eExtra, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Zone
Summary: A 23-year-old must raise his baby daughter with the help of his family after the baby's mother is given a death sentence for murder and executed.
Starring: Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Garret Dillahunt


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