What's new on the small screen?

2010-03-31 13:59

Television lineups are heating up as the weather begins to cool down. So make sure you've got your channel-hopping licence and get clued up on the biggest premieres coming your way. You know how TV is today - miss one episode and you're Lost. We've done all the hard work for you so grab your remote and set those reminders!


How I Met Your Mother Season 4
Started: Sunday March 28
Timeslot: Sundays at 19:30 on e.tv
Is Stella the 'mother'? What's going to happen between Barney and Robin? Tune in for the ride.

The Game Season 2
Started: Friday March 26
Timeslot: Fridays at 20h30 on SABC 1
Melanie has moved out. The Game is now getting a little serious.


Knight Rider (1982) Season 1
Starting:  Thursday April 1
Timeslot: Mondays to Fridays at 12:00 on SABC 3
Michael Knight and KITT are back! The former detective and his supercar take on missiles, motorcycle gangs and more. Watch out for the 2008 remake of the show starting on 18 April.
* Vintage Knight Rider Gallery

Law & Order SVU Season 7
Starting:  Thursday April 1
Timeslot: Tuesdays to Thursdays at 22:15 on SABC 3
Law & Order SVU follows the exploits of detectives Elliot Stabler (Chris Meloni), Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), John Munch (Richard Belzer) and Odafin Tutuola (Ice-T) as they attempt to solve the city's most complex cases. SVU is the most popular spin-off of the L&O franchise.

90210 Season 2
Starting:  Thursday April 1
Timeslot: Thursdays at 19:30 on M-Net
The spin-off of the 90s hit teen show Beverley Hills 90210 is back, and it'll pick up on last season's cliffhanger where Annie hit something (or someone) while driving drunk. Tense! 

The Philanthropist Season 1
Starting: Sunday April 4
Timeslot: Sundays at 20:30 on SABC 3
The Philanthropist chronicles the heroic adventures of a billionaire playboy-turned-vigilante/philanthropist.  James Purefoy (Rome) stars as Teddy Rist, a successful tycoon who, after the shocking death of his son, wakes every morning with an aching void at the centre of his life. However, while on a business trip to Nigeria, he finds himself rescuing a boy during a hurricane and to Teddy’s surprise, this simple act gives him temporary relief from his pain and sparks him to channel his passion, power and money into helping those in need.

Binneland: Sub Judice Premiere
Starting Monday April 5
Timeslot: Mondays to Fridays at 18:00 on M-Net
The popular soapie Binnelanders has evolved into a daily one-hour episode and will now weave the lives of the colleagues of a law firm into the story line.

Gossip Girl Season 1
Staring: Monday April 5
Timeslot: Mondays to Wednesdays at 21:00 on SABC 3
Gossip Girl is a one-hour drama based on the lives of privileged Manhattan prep school teens. They learn all the important news in their lives from the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl. XOXO.

Life's a Journey Season 1
Starting: Wednesday April 7
Timeslot: Wednesdays at 20:00 on SABC 3
Former 5fm jock Zuraida Jardine and last year's Mr South Africa Stephen Segal (yes, that's his name) will present this lifestyle show focused on health and wellbeing. Life’s a Journey wants to be a guide, muse, guru and friend to those who want to make those positive changes in their lives.

New shows, news seasons and some vintage revivals: This is TV to tempt you.

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