6 great TV shows to watch this week

2016-12-04 06:01

Cape Town - City Press picked the best TV shows happening this week. Be sure to make a date with your couch.

Pick of the stream:

1) Stickman

Available on Showmax from 9 December

This Bafta-nominated animation created by South African animation studio Triggerfish will delight the kids. When a wooden stick is split up from his family tree, it’s up to Father Christmas to bring them back together.

Sunday (4 December)

2) M-Net’s 30th Birthday Documentary

Mzansi Wethu (DStv channel 163), 19:30.

A nostalgic look at the channel that has brought hours of timeless magic. From its first broadcast to its ground-breaking and innovative programming.

3) Vice Special Report: Fighting Isis

M-Net Edge (DStv channel 102), 20:50

The Emmy Award-winning actuality series takes viewers to the front lines in Iraq, where Sunni, Shite and Kurdish forces are fighting for their lives.

Monday (5 December)

4) Braxton Family Values Christmas Special

Vuzu Amp (DStv channel 103), 20:30

In a special, holiday-themed episode of Braxton Family Values, the Braxton family gathers to celebrate Christmas with cooking, cocktails and singing.

5) Suddenly Rich

TLC Entertainment (DStv channel 135), 20:55 **NEW SHOW**

Stories of people who became rich quickly. In this episode, a teenager’s unconventional hobby takes him from high school to high-roller. And an unsolicited knock on a Louisiana door leads to a welcome financial boom.

6) Tinsel

Africa Magic World (DStv channel 155), 19:30

Follow the rivalry of two film production houses whose fierce battles for box office dominance take them from film sets to industry boardrooms and everywhere else.

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