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Fox Launches Foxcrime Channel in Africa

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"The Bridge"

The pay channel, which bows on South Africa's DStv network, features procedurals including “Criminal Minds,” “CSI” and new FX series “The Bridge.”

Fox International Channels has launched its crime-themed pay channel Foxcrime in Africa, with the branded net going out on South Africa's DStv network, which reaches 1.6 million subscribers.

Foxcrime is a procedural-heavy channel, featuring such series as Criminal Minds, CSI and Blue Bloods, along with new productions including The Bridge, an adaptation of the hit Scandinavian series, which FIC co-produced and which airs on FX Network in the U.S.

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For its South African broadcast, Foxcrime will also air Case Files: Africa, a factual slot focusing on infamous crime stories from across the continent.

Foxcrime originally launched in Italy in 2006 and now reaches some 25 million homes globally.