19 shows to watch on TV this week

2017-02-26 06:00

Cape Town - What's good on the box this week? City Press gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.

Sunday - 26 February

SA Hip-Hop Unlocked

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 11.30

This one is for the heads! This show will help keep you in the loop in terms of who is popping in the streets and who isn’t. From new releases to exclusive news, this show will meet all your hip-hop requirements.

Nickelodeon’s Genius

Nicktoons (DStv 308)

Time: 15:00

The electrifying second season is out. Watch as trios of South Africa’s cleverest kids go head-to-head in pursuit of the prestigious Nickelodeon’s Genius title.

Disney Cookabout

Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192)

Time: 15:30

Five young kids learn the basics of cookery and travel all over the Western Cape to discover the processes that go into putting food into the shops.

The Voice

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 17:30

Singing competition The Voice has swept the globe. Join judges Lira, Kahn, Bobby and Karen as they sift through potentials in search of one complete performer in this second season.

People Passion Purpose

Channl: e.tv (DStv 194)

Time: 18:05

A six-part series of inspirational, home-grown, regional documentaries. Tune in and follow the lives of individuals throughout the country as they share their special stories with an array of film makers.

Martha & Niki

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 20:000

In 2010, Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos participated in the biggest international street-dance competition – Juste Debout in Paris – and won, becoming the first two women to become world champions of hip-hop. This film depicts their love of dance and dedication to each other.

Monday - 27 February

Behing Bars: World’s Toughest Prisons

Channel: CI (DStv 170)

Time: 20:50

Visits the maximum security sites of incarceration around the world. At each prison visit, the audience is immersed into daily prison life.

Tuesday - 28 February 

I Live With Models

Channel: Comedy Central (DStv 122)

Time: 21:00

A flat-share sitcom set in New York that follows the struggles of a group of naïve 20-somethings living away from home for the first time in the harsh spotlight of the modelling world.

Wednesday - 1 March


Mzansi Bioskop (DStv 164)

Time: 21:00

A bright girl finishes matric and has to get to grips with certain truths about herself when a man comes seeking redemption from her mother.

Thursday - 2 March

Daily Thetha

Channel: SABC 1 (DStv 191)

Time: 11:00

An exciting, audience-driven, educational talk show that seeks to inspire young people by engaging them about the pressing issues they face daily.

My Crazy Sex

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 20:50


Reveals the outrageous tales of ordinary people’s most embarrassing, regrettably ridiculous sexual misadventures.

TLC’s Most Extreme

TLC Entertainment  (DStv 135)

Time: 20:55

South African host Carissa Cupido takes us through some of the most incredible TLC moments and characters, taking fans back to the most gripping, exciting and thrilling clips from the TLC archive.

The New Edition Story

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:00

This epic three-part miniseries follows urban soul legends New Edition from their humble beginnings as kids in Boston to global megastardom – weathering the highs and lows of controversy, personnel changes and the ultimate cost of fame.

Friday - 3 March

Cop Dog

Channel: eMovies+ (OpenView HD 106)

Time: 11.30

A police dog is hit by a car while in pursuit of two crooks. He returns as a ghost and seeks to catch the two crooks and solve his last case.

Reggie Yates: Extreme Russia

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)

Time: 20:00


Reggie gets up close and personal with three very different communities in contemporary Russia. By living with them for a week, he’ll explore what it’s like for young people living here, 24 years after the fall of the Soviet Union.

David Tutera: CELEBrations

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:00

Join David, the go-to guy for celebrity celebrations. See what it takes to throw a successful bash in Hollywood, as well as all the drama that goes with it.

Saturday - 4 March

The Bachelor

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 18:30

Tune in for season 21. In this episode, popular former bachelors offer their support and advice to Nick.


Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 19:30

After being elected student body president, Zikhona decides to go home and surprise her long-suffering mother with the good news. Out on the road, the story takes a turn and in an instant three families have their lives turned upside down.

Abo Mzala

Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192)

Time: 20:30

Four single domestic workers find themselves on the wrong side of 35 – all while trying to deal with the everyday hustle.

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