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Fox Life Highlights: June 2020

TELENOVELAS

ALONG CAME LOVE
Monday to Friday at 15:50

Along Came Love follows the beautiful Luciana who, after being deported, returns to the USA to reunite with the only family she has left: her mother and brother. After arriving at the vineyard where both have worked for many years, she meets David, the landowner and finds something unexpected: love.

SECRETS OF THE HOTEL
Monday to Friday at 16:40

A young man of humble origins travels to the Gran Hotel on outskirts of the San Cristóbal Tlaxico village to visit his sister Cristina who works as the floor supervisor. There, Julio discovers that more than a month after being dismissed for allegedly stealing from the hotel, she has disappeared from everyone’s memory. He decides to stay on as a waiter to investigate her disappearance but does not expect the love, mystery, death and betrayal that follow.

SHADOWS FROM THE PAST
Monday to Friday at 17:30

Two rival families living in the village of Santa Lucía, the Mendozas and the Alococers, are involved in a whirlwind of passion, pain, and revenge. Severiano Mendoza and Candela Santana are a rich and powerful couple who live at the ranch, “Las Ánimas”, along with their young son, Cristóbal. Roberta and Raymundo Alcocer have a daughter named Alonza. However, they do not enjoy the same luxuries as the Mendoza family, which causes frustration and resentment in Roberta as nothing is enough to fill the inferiority complex that follows her like a shadow.

ROAD TO DESTINY
Monday to Friday at 18:20

Luisa Fernanda Pérez, a beautiful, 18-year-old student, has two passions: mastering the violin and gardening, a skill she inherited from her father, Pedro, the former groundskeeper of the wealthy Altamirano family’s estate. A chance encounter with destiny alters her life when she is injured in a car accident caused by Luis (her biological father), a playboy lawyer. In the process, Luisa falls for his stepson, Carlos, the attractive, young doctor who treats her in hospital.

TELENOVELA WEEKEND OMBINUSES
Saturday: 06:00 – 18:30 and 20:00 – 00:00
Sunday: 06:00 – 18:30, and 20:45 – 00:55

REALITY WEEKDAYS

MARRIED TO MEDICINE S4
Thursday at 19:20, (Ends 4 June)

This series chronicles the lives of seven women in the Atlanta medical community with four of the women being doctors themselves, while the others are doctors’ wives. It shows the group as they balance their social circles, careers, and families.

NIGERIAN TOP WEDDINGS
Wednesday at 20:10 (Ends 3 June)

Nigerian Top Weddings features twenty-four Nigerian couples in their build up to say “I do”, with all of the vibrancy, glamour and even last-minute nerves that accompany their journey to the altar.

PREACHERS OF ATLANTA
Monday to Friday at 19:20 from 5 June (ends 16 June)

JUSTICE BY ANY MEANS
Monday to Friday at 19:20 from 17 June (ends 27 July)

I REMEMBER ME
Monday to Friday at 20:10 from 5 June (ends 17 June)

GAME CHANGERS
Monday to Friday at 20:10 from 18 June (ends 1 July)

INTERNATIONAL DRAMA

EMPIRE S5
Monday to Friday at 21:00 (Ends 8 June)

Season 4 of Empire starts five months after the explosion in Las Vegas which left Lucious (Terrence Howard) suffering from amnesia. He’s now preparing to celebrate Empire’s 20th anniversary while Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) helps him recover his memories. Meanwhile, Andre (Trai Byers) is under investigation by the LAPD for Giuliana’s disappearance. As the season progresses, Lucious tries to figure out what kind of person he was, knowing that he must have somehow wronged his family and friends, while also trying to prove that he can still do his job.

LEE DANIELS STAR S2
Monday to Friday at 20:50 from 9 June (Ends 2 July)

The story of three girls’ rise to fame, STAR’s first season ended on the heels of a victory, as the singing trio caught its first big break – winning Atlanta NextFest. Heading into Season Two, one thing is clear: their lives will never be the same. It’s a whole new world for the girls, as Star, Alexandra and Simone prepare for their next career move, with help and guidance from Carlotta (Queen Latifah), the group’s new manager. Having entered into a deal with Midtown Sound, the girls and Carlotta must contend with upheavals at their new label. Meanwhile, after a harrowing stint in prison, Cotton must find a way to re-enter society as a convicted felon. And, with Derek facing the possibility of never walking again, Alexandra must work to keep their romance alive, while balancing her own career goals. Finally, the fate of Jahil (Benjamin Bratt) remains decidedly unclear, following last season’s shocking and explosive finale.

STAR: Pictured L-R: Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Ryan Destiny, Quincy Brown, Jude Demorest and Brittany O’Grady on the Season Two of STAR, premiering Wednesday, Sept. 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Jason Bell/FOX

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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