Cape Town - What's good on the box this week? City Press' Grethe Kemp gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.
Sunday - 9 October
Your Home in Their Hands
Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
Makeover show in which desperate homeowners hand over their door keys to amateur interior designers, hoping they can solve their design dilemmas.
Shark Tank South Africa
Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
Local entrepreneurs shine in the South African version of this Emmy Award-winning reality series, where contestants must convince five potential investors to buy into their budding ideas.
It’s Complicated (new season)
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161),
Drama series. Ipeleng is in trouble – her life and the life of the baby she loves hang in the balance. But Thabang’s prospects are looking up; he just needs to land the contract.
Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)
An edutainment documentary about successful South African businessmen and women. The show gives access to their families, their businesses and their hobbies as they share how they started their businesses and the hardships they faced.
Monday - 10 October
Channel: Cartoon Network (DStv 301)
When 10-year-old Ben Tennyson discovers a mysterious device, he gains the power to change into different alien heroes, each with uniquely awesome powers.
Comedy Central News
Channel: Comedy Central (DStv 122)
A weekly 30-minute round-up of all the news that didn’t happen, but really should have. Anchored by award-winning South African comedian Sne Dladla, the show sets its sights on everyone and everything from the Springboks, Brexit, Hillary Clinton and Bonang Matheba to Taylor Swift and President Jacob Zuma.
Survivor’s Remorse (new season)
Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
The Calloways have moved from the penthouse to a regal new mansion, and Cam’s new contract and its serious clauses tie him tightly to owner Jimmy Flaherty.
Four witty personalities discuss trending hashtags of the day. They spark conversation and also bring guests in to delve deeper into issues that are trending on social media.
Tuesday - 11 October
Neill Anthony – Private Chef
Neill’s much-anticipated 13-part second season will see the high-flying celebrity chef travelling to new destinations and cooking in some extraordinary kitchens as he prepares unforgettable meals for new friends, old acquaintances and celebrity clients.
Love Back (new season)
Everybody has that one person who “got away”, and reality show Love Back is going to give you the chance to try everything in your power to get umuntu wakho back. Season four returns with actor and comedian Thomas Gumede as the host again.
Biting About (new show)
Three top restaurants. Three signature meals. One ultimate champion. This new reality show checks out the most happening hotspots and undiscovered gems in Joburg in a quest to find the best of the best. Presented by Amanda du-Pont and Janez Vermeiren.
Wednesday - 12 October
Mzansi Footballers (new show)
A glimpse into the lavish off-field lives of some of the most successful Mzansi footballers, from their favourite meals and hobbies to their personal styles.
Thursday - 13 October
StreetCred (new show)
Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)
A street dance competition series that sees SABC1 travelling to all our provinces to afford Mzansi Fo Sho audiences a chance of competing in their respective regional dance rounds.
All Access Mzansi (new season)
Offers an unlimited special backstage pass to everything hot and happening locally and abroad in the world of showbiz.
Friday - 14 October
Real Talk with Anele
In tonight’s episode, Anele Mdoda speaks to none other than Julius Malema. He was named one of the 10 youngest powerful men in Africa and got into politics at the age of nine. Love him or hate him, the fact is, you can’t ignore him.
On the Fly (new show)
Driven by comic, ad-lib banter between the two hosts, On the Fly promises to be the most challenging presenter-driven travel show SA has so far seen. This show rips the carpet out from under the presenters’ feet as they take the roads less travelled and reveal undiscovered gems along the way.
Saturday - 15 October
Hayden Quinn South Africa
Let Hayden inspire you with his passion for food as he explores local cultures and cuisines in the search for great Mzansi tastes.
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