WEEKEND TV GUIDE: From spooky, to sporty, to serious - Here's what we recommend you watch this weekend

2019-09-06 15:44
 
Charles LeClerc

Cape Town - Whether you're going to be crashing on the couch or just tuning in every now-and-again, here's a handy guide of what to watch on TV or online this weekend. 

From a serious documentary, to a quirky reality show, to a spooky comedy, and a thrilling sporting event - here's what we recommed. 

1) My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding

Friday, 6 September

22:55 TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)

S5/E3 – 'Welcome to Hillbilly Hell'. American Gypsies are giving unprecedented insight into their hidden world, often conceived to be associated with bare knuckle boxing, flashy cars and outlandish weddings. 

2) Untouchable

Saturday, 7 September

22:00 M-Net (DStv 101)

The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquires and protects his power even as scandal threatens to engulf him. Former colleagues and accusers detail the method and consequences of his alleged abuse, hoping for justice and to inspire change. 

3) F1 Italian Grand Prix 

Sunday, 8 September

15:05 – 17:00 SuperSport 1 (DStv 201)

Catch the Italian Grand Prix main race in Monza live on SuperSport. A late lap on medium tyres sent Charles Leclerc to the top of the FP1 leaderboard for Ferrari in Italy early on Friday, with McLaren's Carlos Sainz second in a mostly-wet session fragmented by three red flags.  Lando Norris has taken a fresh internal combustion engine (ICE), turbocharger, MGU-H, MGU-K and energy store, triggering a string of grid penalties for the Italian Grand Prix. (For more F1 updates click here)

4) Los Espookys

Showmax 

Los Espookys, one of Rotten Tomatoes’ 10 best reviewed shows of 2019 so far, is now streaming first on Showmax. In the six-part, half-hour comedy series a group of friends turn their love for all things creepy and eerie into a peculiar business that introduces real horror into people's lives. Starring, written and produced by SNL's Fred Armisen.

What's new in SA cinemas this weekend? Check out our movie guide here!   

Compiled by Herman Eloff. 

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