Categories
Television

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
Categories
Television

‘One World: Together At Home’ Global Special To Broadcast In South Africa

National Geographic and Fox Life will air “One World: Together at Home” Special on Sunday 19 April

Today it was announced that One World: Together At Home – a globally televised and streamed special in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, will air both National Geographic (DSTV 181, StarSat 220) and FoxLife (DSTV 126, Starsat 133) on Sunday 19 April at 15:50 (CAT). This unique event will also be streamed on the National Geographic Africa Facebook page (NatGeoAfrica) at the same time.

Launched by international advocacy organization Global Citizen, and the World Health Organization, One World: Together At Home will show unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19 and will also celebrate and support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines.

Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the One World: Together At Home broadcast special will include performances and appearances by Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Andrea Bocelli, Awkwafina, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Chris Martin, David & Victoria Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, LL COOL J, Lupita Nyong’o, Maluma, Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Smith, Shah Rukh Khan, Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and Usher.

One World: Together At Home is not a telethon – it is a historic, first-of-its kind global broadcast event to celebrate the heroic efforts of community health workers, and to support the World Health Organization in the global fight to end COVID-19. The broadcast will feature stories from frontline healthcare workers on the COVID response, commitments from philanthropists, governments and corporations to support and equip frontline healthcare workers around the world, with masks, gowns and other vital equipment, and to local charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those that need it most. For updates on the broadcast, follow National Geographic Africa on social media (NatGeoAfrica).

For more information about Global Citizen and its campaign to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the UN Foundation, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen.

To learn more about WHO’s response to the pandemic and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, please go to www.who.int/COVID-19 and follow @WHO on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.

For information about how to tune in and take action, visit www.globalcitizen.org/togetherathome.

HOW TO TUNE IN:

National Geographic
DSTV: 181
Starsat: 220 on DTH, 220 on DTT (249 on DTT in Uganda)

FOX Life
DSTV: 126
Starsat: 133 on DTH, 71 on DTT (216 on DTT in Uganda)

ABOUT GLOBAL CITIZEN:

Global Citizen is the world’s largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. With over 10 million monthly advocates, our voices have the power to drive lasting change around sustainability, equality, and humanity. We post, tweet, message, vote, sign, and call to inspire those who can make things happen to act — government leaders, businesses, philanthropists, artists, and citizens — together improving lives. By downloading our app, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards, which can be redeemed for tickets to concerts, events, and experiences all over the world. To date, the actions of our community, along with high-level advocacy efforts and work with partners, has resulted in commitments and policy announcements from leaders valued at over $48 billion, affecting the lives of more than 2.25 billion people by 2030. For more information, visit www.GlobalCitizen.org.

About The Walt Disney Company EMEA:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries is a diversified worldwide entertainment company with operations in four business segments: Media Networks; Parks, Experiences and Products; Studio Entertainment; and Direct-to-Consumer and International. Disney is a Dow 30 company and had annual revenues of $69.6 billion in its last fiscal year (FY19).

Seeking to entertain, inform and inspire people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling, The Walt Disney Company has been in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for over 80 years, employing thousands of people across the region and reaching consumers in more than 130 countries. The Walt Disney Company’s iconic brands – including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, National Geographic, FOX, FOX Sports and ESPN – are experienced diversely across the region in cinemas, on TV screens, online, at retail, in Disney Stores and at Disneyland Paris.

Categories
Television

Four New Telenovelas To Premiere On Fox Life In April 2020

Telenovela fans have a lot to look forward to this April, with no less than four award-winning telenovela series set to premiere on FOX Life (DSTV 126 and StarSat 133). As of 20 April 2020, a three hour slot from Monday to Friday, from 15:50 – 19:10 CAT will be dedicated to screening back-to-back telenovela series, filled with passion, love, drama, vengeance and intrigue. These will be repeated in the evenings from 21:25 – 00:45. Additionally, weekend viewers will be able to enjoy omnibuses with the past week’s episodes, on Saturdays from 06:00 – 18:30 and 20:00 – 00:00, and on Sundays from 06:00 – 18:30, and 20:45 – 00:55.

Along Came Love, that will premiere at 15:50 CAT, 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.

Continuing the drama and intrigue, in Secrets of the Hotel, at 16:40 CAT, 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 will premiere at 17:30 CAT in which 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.

In Road to Destiny, (18:20 CAT) 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.

Another award winning telenovela, The Candidate joins the schedule in August. Like many women, Regina struggles every day for the welfare of her family, having to cope with a strained relationship with her husband and a rebellious teenage son. However, in her case everything is in sight, because she is the wife of Head of Government of the city and, as if that were not enough, an honorable senator, who always tries to do what is best for her fellow men. In the world of politics, a world where men build power at any cost, is Regina, who strives to improve the reality of people and impose ideals over power.

“We know that our audiences love this highly compelling genre of television, so we are thrilled to be bringing these multiple award-winning telenovelas to Fox Life, and to DSTV, for the first time” said Evert van der Veer, Vice President, Media Networks, The Walt Disney Company Africa.

How to tune in:
DSTV: 126
StarSat: 133 on DTH, 71 on DTT (216 on DTT in Uganda)

Categories
Television

Fox Life May 2020 Hightlights

TELENOVELAS

ROAD TO DESTINY

Monday to Friday at 15:00, (repeat at 18:20) from 20 April

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.

Horacio Pancheri, Candela Marquez, Paulina Goto

ALONG CAME LOVE

Monday to Friday at 15:50, from 20 April

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, from 20 April

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.

Diana Bracho, Dominika Paleta

SHADOWS FROM THE PAST

Monday to Friday at 17:30, from 20 April

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.

TELENOVELA WEEKEND OMBINUSES

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

Please see schedule for details

REALITY WEEKDAYS

MARRIED TO MEDICINE S3 & S4

Monday to Friday at 19:10, from 20 April (Ends 13 May). S4 starts 14 May (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.

OUTPATIENTS S2

Monday to Friday at 20:00, from 30 April (Ends 18 May)

Dr Cathy unpacks the modern approach to aesthetic surgery, and breaks through with innovative techniques and methods, treating a wide range of cases.

NIGERIAN TOP WEDDINGS

Monday to Friday at 20:00, from 19 May (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.

INTERNATIONAL DRAMA

EMPIRE S4 & S5

Monday to Friday at 20:50, S4 from 20 April (Ends 13 May). S5 from 14 May (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.

EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Bryshere Gray, Trai Byers and Jussie Smollett on Season Four of EMPIRE premiering Wednesday, Sept. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Lavine/FOX
Categories
Television

Fox Life Highlights – April 2020

EASTER EMPIREMENT WEEKEND

EMPIRE S5 CATCH UP
Friday 10 – Monday 13 April

REALITY WEEKDAYS

OUTPATIENTS S2
Mondays at 19:55 (From 6 April)

FAMOUSLY SINGLE S2
Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 19:55 (from 28 April)

SISTERHOOD OF HIP HOP S2
Wednesdays at 19:55 (ends 22 April)

MARRIED TO MEDICINE S4
Thursdays at 19:55 (ends 18 June)

EX ISLE
Fridays at 19:55 (ends 8 May)