FOX International Channels has announced a new entrant to its stable of entertainment channels – FOX Crime, which is entirely dedicated to crime and investigation. The channel blends crime series with crime documentaries.
“FOX Crime has been very successful internationally and we expect that it will keep crime and investigation lovers in South Africa entertained. The channel is a great complement to our other channels dedicated to the crime genre. It includes some of the best crime and investigation programmes on offer. We are delighted to be adding this channel onto the DStv platform,” says Collins Khumalo, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa.
Programming includes The Bridge, the Law & Order franchise, Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods and boasts a Classic Crime block that launches with Magnum, CHIPS and Streets of San Francisco. The channel also showcases strong factual crime programming with international best practice shows such as 48 Hours, the Law & Order factual companion Arrest and Trial and introduces an African focused slot entitled Case Files Africa, covering infamous crime stories from across the continent.
FOX Crime premieres on the 9 July 2013 on DStv channel 126 at 19:00 CAT. It will be available to DStv Premium customers.