Johannesburg: 31 May 2016 – Hot on the heels of the announcement that Emmy Award® nominee and Golden Globe® winner Taraji P. Henson is coming to South Africa in June, FOX and DStv are delighted to let fans know that Emmy Award® nominee Terrence Howard is coming to South Africa as well and will be joining her on the tour promoting the third season of Empire.
“What better way for DStv give to back to our loyal customers and existing super-fans of Empire than by giving them access to top notch talent like Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard. DStv is incredibly excited to have partnered with FOX to bring these superstars to South African shores” says Nomsa Chabeli-Mazibuko, General Manager: Marketing at MultiChoice.
“We hope fans of the show will be super excited with our surprise, to learn that Terrence Howard is joining Taraji P Henson. FOX’s partnership with DStv means we can leverage the reach of our brands to bring amazing experiences to South African viewers”, says Khosi Khanyile, Head of Marketing: FOX Africa.
In the show the pair has convinced die-hard fans that they need each other and should end up back together again. Having started her own record company called Dynasty, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) often found herself at odds with the CEO of Empire Records, Lucious (Terrence Howard)… that is until the companies were merged to much drama ensuing.
For fans who might have missed the second season of Empire, DStv and FOX are offering DStv Compact customers Empire weekends in June – with three stacked episodes at 19:20 CAT, 20:10 CAT and 21:00 CAT on 4-5 June, 11-12 June and 18-19 June.
For more information on the tour and how viewers can get to be part of this experience please visit Foxafrica.com and DStv.com. To join the conversation, use the hashtag #LyonsinJozi.