Here's everything you should be watching on TV this week

2017-05-28 06:00
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Johannesburg - From the best scripted dramas to the messiest reality shows this is what you should be watching on TV this week.

Here's what is hot on the box according to City Press' Phumlani S Langa.

Sunday, 28 May


Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 16:50

This show recently got axed. People were curious about why. So am I, so I figure I’ll check it out.

Bringing Up Ballers

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 14:10

Ever wondered what it might be like to have a pro ball player in the family? Watch this and get a glimpse into the life of raising a sports star.

The Fosters

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 18:00

A lesbian couple have children together, some of whom are theirs biologically and others adopted. See how they all tackle life in a modern-day family.

E! News

Channel: E! Entertainment  (DStv channel 124)

Time: 19:05

Get all the haps on the celebs you love. What they’re working on; any skeletons in the closet; the spice.

Manhunt with Joel Lambert

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 20:00

Catch this real-life game of cat-and-mouse, pitting a former Navy SEAL against the world’s most experienced hunting and tracking specialists.

Monday, 29 May

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Channel: Food Network  (DStv 175)

Time: 14:00

Nothing but the best food from the strangest places. This show will leave you famished.

The Hustle

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 19:30

Rappers AKA, Khuli Chana and Tumi Molekane continue searching for Mzansi’s next hip-hop sensation.

Single Guyz

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 19:30

Three single guys move into a Braamfontein apartment where they must figure out how to get along.

Tuesday, 30 May

Operation Gold Rush

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)

Time: 19:30

Join Dan Snow and his team as they tackle the dangerous waterways of the Yukon River and unpredictable weather in the glorious search for gold.

The Hostess with Lorna Maseko

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 20:30

Lorna Maseko is the hostess on call, who specialises in themed parties. The themes are exciting and will be reflective of our diversity.

Wednesday, 31 May

Lokshin Bioskop: The Tokoloshe Slayer

Channel: Mzansi Bioskop (DStv 164)

Time: 19:00

A tokoloshe slayer is ready to retire but is warned against this by a sangoma who says he has a curse. In order to lift it, he must transfer it to an unsuspecting victim.

Date My Family

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)

Time: 18:30

Would you ever go on a date with your suitor’s family? The people on this show do just that and it provides quite a laugh.

The Queen

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:00

This well-made series is growing in popularity and for good reason. Catch it to see some familiar faces playing fresh roles.

MTV Shuga Presents: 16 & Pregnant

Channel: MTV Base (DStv 322)

Time: 21:30

Three Mzansi teenagers are raising the lid on the reality of teen pregnancy in a courageous documentary designed to help educate young people about what it’s really like to be sixteen and pregnant in the South Africa of today.

Thursday, 1 June

Bad Ink

Channel: Sony Max (DStv 128)

Time: 21:30

Join two tattoo artists as they seek out bad tattoos and, for some, transform them with skilled cover-up work.

Car Crash Couples

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)

Time: 10:45

Couples go on a road trip race through Europe. Naturally, things get spicy ... because the scriptwriters make sure of that.

The Real

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 17:45

There is nothing wrong with a little early evening gossip and girl chat. Right?

Black Power: America’s Armed Resistance

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)

Time: 20:00

After filmmaker Dan Murdoch spent a summer documenting clashes between a resurgent Ku Klux Klan and a growing Black Power movement, he returns to the US to meet members of the Black Liberation Movement and find out what their motivations are.

Friday, 2 June

Rhythm City

Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 19:00

This show has been around for a minute now. It still packs a punch. David Genaro still trapping.

Caught On Camera

Channel: e.Extra (DStv 195),

Time: 19:30

Clips from around the world have been compiled for you to marvel at. Cops, criminals and bystanders are caught in some interesting situations.

Flava Queens (DStv 194)


Six cooks go head to head in a battle for a R100 000 prize. In each episode, the flava queens are tasked with cooking traditional dishes with a gourmet twist.

Now That’s Funny

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136)

Time: 16:00

A narrated clip-show series of some of the most entertaining viral videos in the world.

Saturday, 3 June

Counterfeit Cat

Channel: Disney XD (DStv 304)

Time: 19:15

When Gark, a naive nine-year-old alien disguised as a cat, lands on Earth he meets pampered puss Max and it’s a recipe for a fun-filled buddy comedy.

Supa Saturdays: Supa Strikas

Channel: Disney XD (DStv 304)

Time: 09:00

You can look forward to catching the Supa Strikas every Saturday for a dose of super football stunts.

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