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FX Africa

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 01 May 2010
Active until: 03 Oct 2016

About

FX (also known as FX Africa or FOX FX) was a digital satellite television channel on the StarSat (formerly TopTV) platform as part of the stable of Fox International Channels which featured unconventional dramas, comedy and reality series, African documentary series and the cage fighting series EFC Africa.

AVAILABILITY

StarSat: Channel 132
Bouquet: StarSat Super

Formerly

TopTV: Channel 110

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV)

ABOUT

FX positioned itself as "fearless entertainment that celebrates unique creative voices". With a mix of quality, character-driven and often unconventional drama and comedy, FX attracted men and women alike.

Shows such as The Americans, Entourage, Bones, Copper, Burn Notice and Seinfeld became cornerstones of the FX Africa schedule.

Other series carried on the channel included American Dad!, Fringe, Hell on Wheels, Lie to Me, Peep Show, Rexcue Me, Sons of Anarchy, The Cleveland Show and The Office.

FX Africa was discontinued in South Africa at 16h00 on Monday 3 October, 2016.


Latest Updated Shows

Burn Notice

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Action, FX Africa, eExtra, e.tv, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone
Summary: While in the middle of a dangerous mission, a covert operative receives a burn notice and uses his Special Ops training to find out why he's been burned.
Starring: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell


Bones

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: SABC3, FX Africa, FOX Africa, Universal TV
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


MTV Shuga

Genre: Drama, Education
Channel: MTV Base, FX Africa, Top One, eKasi+, e.tv, BET International, SABC1, StarTimes One, MTV Africa, eExtra, BET Africa
Summary: Drama designed to empower and motivate youth and young adults to modify their sexual behaviour and to embrace positive HIV prevention strategies.


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The Dummies' Guide to TopTV

29 Apr 2010 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: News | 31 comments
On Digital Media's new pay-TV package TopTV launches on Saturday and we have all the info you need: how to get it, what it costs and what you get for your buck.


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