Feast your eyes on this week's buffet of shows

2017-02-19 06:01

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 - 19 February 


Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 10:00

Get ready for a fishy cookout. Guest judge, radio and TV presenter, Zoe Brown joins Melo and Aphiwe to sift through contestants in the search for the best dish.

Blood Family

Channel: e.tv (DStv 194)

Time: 18:05

Catch this six-part local series of inspirational regional documentaries. In this episode we meet Johan Volsteedt, former principal of Grey College in Bloemfontein, whose life and views have been about getting involved with struggling township schools.

Wingin' It

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 16:00

Well-loved South African celebs Janez Vermeiren and Siv Ngesi head out on a tour in this cheeky new local travel show that takes you on an adventure to some of the world’s most exotic cities.

Under African Skies

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 20:00

Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his album Graceland. He looks back to the political backlash he experienced for breaking the UN cultural boycott of the country during apartheid.

Monday - 20 February

Lokshin Bioskop: The Room Divider

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 14:00

An unsuspecting general has cause for celebration as he is promoted to chancellor of his town. He encounters a spot of trouble that puts his marriage and his new job at risk.

Tuesday - 21 February

Queen Boss

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 19:00

Eighteen contestants will face off for the chance to be the Queen Boss. They will have to survive the competition while learning what it means to build an empire.

Wednesday - 22 February


Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 11:00


A platform for young people to freely express their views. This youth current affairs talk show is all about cutting edge, audacious content that tackles issues of national importance.

Siba’s Table: Fast Feasts

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)

Time: 13:00

Siba is on a culinary deadline and she has many tricks up her sleeve to deal with it. Pick up some tips and get the recipes of the dishes this home girl has waiting for you.

Thursday - 23 February 


Channel: SABC1(DStv 191)

Time: 18:00

Tastemaker Series (TMS) is a multiracial street culture mash---up showcase magazine show

Nguye Lo

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 18:30

A young woman has been missing from home for 12 long years. When she returns she has to deal with the fact that nobody believes that she is who she says she is.

Friday - 24 February

Big Up

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 11:00

A youth lifestyle magazine show with a musical twist, geared to take viewers deep into the hearts of young South Africans who have dedicated their time and money to serve their communities.


Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 18:00

A housewife finds herself in a very trying position. Her parents force her to host a ceremony for her daughter, against her husband’s wishes. Be sure to catch her journey of self-discovery and trying to manage this difficult situation.

Urban Music Xperience

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 21:00

Hosted by Luthando “Lootlove” Shosha and Adil More. Join the crew in their swanked-up loft/lounge for some news on current music and trends across a spectrum of genres. Expect musicians as well as in-studio interviews and expert insight.


Channel: M-Net Edge (DStv 102)

Time: 21:40

This hilarious comedy, by executive producer and lord of entertainment Judd Apatow, follows one man’s life as he attempts to make a new beginning and turn his career as a stand-up comedian around.

Saturday - 25 February

Highway Thru Hell

Channel: National Geographic (DStv 181)

Time: 10:00

A Canadian reality TV show that follows the operations of Jamie Davis Motor Trucking, a heavy-duty vehicle rescue-and-recovery towing company, and the challenges they face when working along the highways of British Columbia, especially the Coquihalla Highway.

Kickin’ it Old Skool

Channel: eMovies + (Open View HD 106)

Time: 16:10

After a freak B-boying accident leaves a man in a coma, he wakes up 20 years later and sets out to try to reunite with his old clique and win back the heart of his girlfriend.

He’s Mine Not Yours

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 20:00

Kent (played by Jason Weaver) is a player who has decided to put the game down and try to kick it with his woman on some honesty tip. If you’re a struggling player out there, you’ll relate.

Mad Buddies

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 20:30 

South African comedy film giants Leon Schuster and Kenneth Nkosi play enemies who are tricked into being the stars of a reality show.

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