Fox Life

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Fox Life
Fox life it.png
Launched May 13, 2004 (Italy)
May 19, 2005 (Portugal)
September 8, 2005 (Bulgaria)
July 1, 2005 (Latin America)
September 13, 2006 (Turkey)
November 9, 2007 (Regional version shown in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Albania), (CIS countries & Baltics)
December 1, 2008, (Greece)
October 1, 2011 (Latvia)
November 4, 2013 (United States)
June 15, 2014 (India)
October 1, 2014 (Spain)
Closed December 31, 2009 (France)
January 16, 2015 (Poland)
September 22, 2015 (Flanders)
Owned by Fox Broadcasting Company
Fox International Channels Italy (Italy)
Fox International Channels Portugal (Portugal)
Slogan Identify Yourself.
Replaced by FOX bs238 (Japan)
FOX Comedy (Poland)
Sister channel(s) Fox Crime, Fox, FX, Fox Traveller, Fox Retro, Speed, Fuel TV, Fox News Channel, BabyTV, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Adventure, Nat Geo Music
Website Italy
Latin America
Channel 208
Channel 217
Channel 56 (SD)
Channel 57 (HD)
In digital India Channel 345
Channel 890 (HD) (Hindi Feed)
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) 100

Fox Life is a television network, launched by the Fox Broadcasting Company, which airs across Latin America, Europe (also available in HD, starting by February 2012, in Italy) and Japan (changed its name to FOX bs238 in October 2011). Its basic programming include numerous television series, sitcoms and movies, among others, which includes some original programming in certain regions. Fox Life Italy was launched in Italy on May 13, 2004, Portugal on May 19, 2005 and in Bulgaria on September 8, 2005. For Latin America, it started in January 2006, when it was launched in Brazil. The channel also has versions in other countries around Europe. Fox Life launched in the United States on November 4, 2013.[1]

This channel is not available in South East Asia. India is the only South Asian country where it is scheduled to be launched. Fox India Ltd has applied downlink license for Fox Life along with Fox Crime, FX and Baby TV to the Information & Broadcasting Ministry of India.[2] Fox Life launched in India on 15 June 2014, replacing Fox Traveller.

In Latin America the channel aired soaps. It aired Telefe and Record soaps from Brazil and Argentina. Currently, the channel features mostly cooking shows and reality series on the Latin American service. When the current format was launched, it was with the exception of Brazil, where the channel aired, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., content from Utilisima and original shows for the local audience, as Bem Simples, and, from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m., reality series seen on the Fox Life service elsewhere in the region (most non-original cooking shows are not seen on the Brazilian service, since the rights are held by GNT). In February 28, 2011, with the launch of the Bem Simples channel in Brazil, all Bem Simples/Utilisima content moved to that channel.

Fox Life for the French-speaking market was discontinued on December 31, 2009.


Fox Life HD[edit]

logo for Fox Life HD

Fox Life HD is the version of the Fox Life broadcasting only in high definition, owned by Fox Broadcasting Company and Fox International Channels Italy. Its basic programming include numerous television series, sitcoms and movies, among others, which includes some original programming in certain regions, like the other Fox life's versions around the world.

The channel will be active in SKY Italia by 2011. On 15 October 2009, Fox Life HD started transmitting on Portugal, first on Zon TV Cabo and later on Vodafone Casa TV and Optimus Clix. Since May 2010, this channel is in Polish pay-TV digital platform N (Poland).

Fox Life HD launched in India on 15 June 2014, replacing Fox Traveller HD.


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