Actress Taraji P. Henson, known to fans around the world as the eccentric Cookie Lyon in the hit Fox drama series Empire, seen in South Africa on FOX (DStv 125 ) and etv, is coming to South Africa in June.
"We are exceptionally thrilled at the opportunity to bring our content to even wider audiences in Africa so they get to experience the best content that is available on FOX, within hours of the American broadcasts," says Khosi Khanyile, Fox Africa's head of marketing.
"Fans of Empire are definitely in for a treat – Taraji P. Henson has been a fan favourite with South African audiences from the first season."
"During the FOX two-week open window special earlier this year, we received an overwhelming response from our DStv Compact customers who enjoyed the FOX channel line-up," says Aletta Alberts, MultiChoice’s general manager for content.
"We believe that the full-time addition of FOX with its excellent programming will enhance the entertainment experience of our Compact customers."
Further news is that from June 1st, Dstv will be opening up the FOX channel to all its DStv Compact subscribers permanently.