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The headlines you remember, the ending you don't. Just weeks after 9/11, terror struck a second timeNational Geographic premieres scientific thriller The Hot Zone: Anthrax, featuring co-stars Daniel Dae Kim and Tony Goldwyn, on 5 December 2021. 24 Nov 2021 Read more

Disney Junior premieres Spidey And His Amazing Friends from Marvel Animation this OctoberSpidey, Miles Morales and Ghost-Spider Team Up With Hulk, Black Panther and Others to Protect Their Neighbourhood 4 Oct 2021 Read more

Nat Geo's Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted serves up season 3 with local chefs cooking alongGordon Ramsay is back for another all-action global culinary adventure, tasting and traversing his way through Portugal, Croatia, Mexico, Texas, Puerto Rico, Iceland and more! 23 Sep 2021 Read more

Nat Geo commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11 with groundbreaking documentary seriesIn official collaboration with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the six-part series offers an in-depth and visceral account of September 11 using archive and first-person testimony from first responders and survivors 11 Aug 2021 Read more

National Geographic announces largest Sharkfest yet; kicking off Shark Beach With Chris Hemsworth premiere
Fan-favourite event Sharkfest to span four weeks with 21 hours of original programming and 60 hours of enhanced content
 28 Jun 2021 Read more

Genius: Aretha; the next instalment in Emmy award-winning anthology series to premiere on Wednesday, 30 June
The third season of the limited series starring Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul, 

Aretha Franklin, and Courtney B Vance as CL Franklin 

will premiere on National Geographic across Africa
 8 Jun 2021 Read more

The Grand African Green Up to premiere on National Geographic this World Environment Day weekendDocumentary depicts how 100 million hectares of land across Africa are being restored 24 May 2021 Read more

Hit sci-fi thriller War of the Worlds returns for a highly anticipated second season
Award-winning cast returns including Gabriel Byrne and Daisy Edgar-Jones
 16 Apr 2021 Read more

National Geographic launches #ExploreWithNatGeo photographic competition in South Africa
South Africans encouraged to capture the epic in every day, in competition open to amateur photographers from 7 March to 3 April
 5 Mar 2021 Read more

2021 NFL Super Bowl to air live on ESPN across AfricaTampa Bay Buccaneers to take on defending champions Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida 1 Feb 2021 Read more

National Geographic Wild's Big Cat Month 2021 features 7 premiere specials highlighting big cats
Big Cat Month kicks off 7 February 2021 with the premiere of Jade Eyed Leopard, narrated by award-winning actor Jeremy Irons and directed by acclaimed local big-cat filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert

National Geographic Wild's 10th Big Cat Month highlights the National Geographic Society's commitment to conservation through its Big Cats initiative, which supports on-the-ground research and efforts to help protect big cats and their habitats

 19 Jan 2021 Read more

National Geographic announces epic upcoming factual entertainment series and specialsNational Geographic festive season premiere programming includes Atlas of Cursed Places, India from Above and Trafficked with Mariana Van Zeller 3 Dec 2020 Read more

Biggest marathon ever of The Walking Dead coming to Fox this festive season
Fans to catch up on every single episode
leading up to extended 10th season premiere next March
 25 Nov 2020 Read more

Covid-19 is just a wake-up callNational Geographic docu-special Virus Hunters, a chilling chronicle of the heroic experts on the front lines to stop the next deadly pandemic

Premiering in November 2020, Virus Hunters to serve as companion special to National Geographic magazine's single-topic November issue on Covid-19
 18 Nov 2020 Read more

Mira, Royal Detective premieres on DStv this November
- Set in a Fairytale Land Inspired by the Cultures and Customs of India,

Series Has All-Star Cast of South Asian Actors

- Leela Ladnier, Freida Pinto, Kal Penn, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Hannah Simone,

Jameela Jamil and Aasif Mandvi Lead the Cast of the Animated

Mystery-Adventure Series
 28 Oct 2020 Read more

The Walking Dead celebrates 10th anniversaryWhisperer War set for an epic conclusion, plus additional episodes as 10th season gets extended 23 Sep 2020 Read more

Zola Nene teaches Gordon Ramsay the art of isiZulu cooking in KwaZulu-NatalWhen the second season of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, premieres on 26 August at 9pm CAT on National Geographic (DStv 181, StarSat 220), South African audiences are in for a treat. Not only does the season start with Ramsay cooking in South Africa, but beloved local Chef Zola Nene also accompanies him on his culinary adventure in KwaZulu-Natal. 19 Aug 2020 Read more

National Geographic announces limited series 'Barkskins' to premiere with back-to-back episodes over 4 weeks beginning Thursday, 13 August
From Scott Rudin Productions and Fox 21 Television Studios and created by Elwood Reid, this epic eight-part series is based on Annie Proulx's New York Times bestselling novel

Featuring a stellar ensemble cast led by David Thewlis and Marcia Gay Harden, viewers will be transported to 17th-century New France in a story filled with mystery, drama and grit

 20 Jul 2020 Read more

The champs are back, and they're ready to chomp!
National Geographic and National Geographic Wild's Sharkfest 2020 kicks off this July, with its biggest lineup ever in a four-week Sharkfest marathon
 23 Jun 2020 Read more

Killing Eve to premiere with Facebook Watch party this weekWhen the award-winning spy-thriller series Killing Eve premieres in South Africa this Wednesday, 6 May 2020, viewers will not only be able to watch it on Fox (DSTV 125 and StarSat 131) at 8.45 CAT but also, in a first for Fox Africa, on Facebook earlier in the evening. 6 May 2020 Read more

National Geographic commemorates Earth Day this April"Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference." - Dr Jane Goodall 7 Apr 2020 Read more

National Geographic celebrates Women of Impact this MarchFive-month programming line-up kicks off with Oscar-nominated documentary feature, The Cave 19 Feb 2020 Read more

Sea of Shadows - premieres 6 December on National GeographicThe fight to save the world's most endangered whale from vicious drug cartels, enviro-thriller Sea of Shadows premieres on National Geographic 6 December 2019 at 21:00. 5 Dec 2019 Read more

National Geographic takes to the skies with stunning new series Europe From AboveNew six-part series boasts spectacular aerial footage to showcase some of Europe's most vibrant countries, cultures and extraordinary landmarks. Discover Europe like you've never seen it before! 11 Nov 2019 Read more

War of the Worlds to premiere this October on FoxCritically acclaimed ensemble cast includes Gabriel Byrne, Elizabeth McGovern, Léa Drucker, Adel Bencherif, Natasha Little, Daisy Edgar Jones, Ty Tennant, Stephen Campbell Moore, Bayo Gbadamosi, Aaron Heffernan, Stéphane Caillard and Guillaume Gouix 24 Oct 2019 Read more

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, Sundays on National Geographic
Six-part documentary series premiering 15 September 2019, will drive change for the most pressing global issues impacting humanity
 16 Sep 2019 Read more

Gordon Ramsay serves up adventure in new culinary expedition series Gordon Ramsay: UnchartedJoin Ramsay on an epic journey across the globe to Peru, Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand. 30 Jul 2019 Read more

National Geographic enters The Hot Zone from 3 July 2019Starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Julianna Margulies, the six-episode limited series hails from Fox 21 Television Studios; Lynda Obst Productions; Scott Free Productions; and Executive Producers Kelly Souders, Brian Peterson and Jeff Vintar 2 Jul 2019 Read more

Savage Kingdom 3 premieres Sunday 2 June 6pm on National Geographic WildFor generations, kings and queens have ruled the bountiful Eden of Mombo, but a new age of terror is dawning. Mmamotse, Commander of the hyena army steals the throne. Her rotten army spreads fear, as the lions plot their revenge. Even the untouchable Pula struggles to safeguard her legacy. As rising waters bring warring factions closer together, everyone prepares for battle. When darkness reigns, only the strongest will survive. 30 May 2019 Read more

Season two of Fox's espionage thriller, Deep State, to premiere on 15 May 2019Fox reveals trailer and first look photos for anticipated second season, which stars Walton Goggins, Joe Dempsie, Karima McAdams, Anastasia Griffith, Alistair Petrie, Victoria Hamilton, Alexander Siddig, Lily Banda and Zainab Jah 2 May 2019 Read more

Hostile Planet - from 24 April on National GeographicHostile Planet, featuring Bear Grylls, premieres on National Geographic from 24 April 2019 - Wednesdays at 9pm. 9 Apr 2019 Read more

Academy Award and BAFTA winning Free Solo to premiere on National GeographicAn edge-of-your-seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who exceeded our current understanding of human, physical and mental potential. 1 Mar 2019 Read more

Nat Geo WILD's Big Cat Month highlights rarely seen behaviours in a jam-packed lineup in FebruaryNat Geo WILD's ninth annual big cat event packs in five new premieres over the month of February 2019, featuring surprising behaviours and inspiring stories of big cats around the world. Every year the channel shines a light on these majestic creatures to remind people of their struggle and their importance in our world 29 Jan 2019 Read more

How the web was won!Bold new series from National Geographic - Valley of the Boom - delivers the drama of Silicon Valley's internet pioneers during the dot-com boom and bust 18 Jan 2019 Read more

Walk like Michonne at Comic ConThe Walking Dead takes a stand at Comic Con Africa 7 Sep 2018 Read more

Fox Africa schedule changes in JulyPrime Time viewing start-times changing to suit viewer demands 3 Jul 2018 Read more

National Geographic gets proactive with "Planet or Plastic" campaign on World Oceans DayThe time has come to turn the tide in the planet's favour 6 Jun 2018 Read more

Fox Networks Group announce new executive team for African businessVasilis Iliopoulos becomes SVP, Fox Networks Group Africa and Greece

Evert van der Veer joins as General Manager, Fox Networks Group, Africa
 7 May 2018 Read more

Riveting content coming to Fox Life in the month of MayIn time for Africa Month, local shows set to entertain 2 May 2018 Read more

Genius: Picasso starts this weekend on National GeographicFew painters have been as awe-inspiringly prolific as Pablo Picasso. One of the most influential and celebrated artists of the 20th century, his career spanned more than 80 of his 91 years, during which time he produced an estimated 50,000 works. His passionate nature and relentless creative drive were inextricably linked to his personal life, which included tumultuous marriages, numerous affairs and ever-shifting political and personal alliances. Constantly reinventing himself, Picasso always strove to innovate and push the boundaries of artistic expression, leading to his worldwide renown as a genius. 19 Apr 2018 Read more

National Geographic taps Academy Award nominee Will Smith as host of One Strange Rock
Smith to act as guide in 10-part event series from acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky and award-winning producer Jane Root
 15 Mar 2018 Read more

Fox Life kickstarts a year filled with female-driven and original African contentSlate of original, female-targetted productions set to inspire and delight viewers across the African continent 1 Mar 2018 Read more

Fox Networks Group in Africa announces new content deal with 20th Century Fox Television DistributionHit shows like The Gifted, The Resident and Ghosted will be joining the Fox Africa schedule 14 Feb 2018 Read more

Fox's brand-new thrilling espionage drama Deep State to premiere in AprilCatch your first glimpse of the highly anticipated new show with the release of an explosive first-look trailer alongside four brand-new images from Deep State. 30 Jan 2018 Read more

Global miniseries Savage Kingdom: Uprising returnsLast season The Wall Street Journal called Savage Kingdom "nature television as Shakespearean drama." This season brings rebellion as the sins of the lion king are carried out by his sons, premiering Sunday 3 December 2017. Nat Geo WILD's Savage Kingdom returns with Savage Kingdom: Uprising, a four-part global miniseries series event that tells an unvarnished tale of survival on the African plains. 2 Oct 2017 Read more

National Geographic premieres miniseries, Dian Fossey: Secrets in the MistNational Geographic's three-part global miniseries, Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist, offers an intimate account of the life and legacy of the iconic primatologist, 32 years after her violent murder. The series premieres on National Geographic 6 December 2017, 20h05, and will air globally in 171 countries and in 45 languages. 30 Sep 2017 Read more

The Story of God expands hit franchise with new seriesFrom the producers of the Emmy-nominated hit series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,comes a new series, premiering 14 January 2018. 21 Sep 2017 Read more

Lee Daniels' Star S2The 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. 15 Nov 2016 Read more