Here's what to watch on SA TV this week

2017-09-03 08:00

Johannesburg - What's good on the box this week? City Press gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.SUN 03.09


People Icons

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 13:00

Focuses on the figures behind iconic People magazine covers, who have made an impact on American culture.

Being Bonang

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 17:30

The fabulous life of one of the country’s most celebrated celebrities.

Lokshin Bioskop: Finding Joy

Channel: Mzansi Bioskop (DStv 164)

Time: 19:30

A battle for time. A depressed man must overcome his sadness as his wife may be falling for the charms of an office colleague who wants nothing more than to make her happy.

Omo Child

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 22:00

In Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, children are killed under an ancient tradition known as “mingi”. Teeth growing in a certain order can bring a death sentence. One tribesman strives for change, but challenging tribal superstitions isn’t easy.

Vice: When the Earth Melts & The Displaced

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)


Edgy documentary series Vice investigates the devastating impact of climate change in the Arctic and explores the dangerous journey taken by refugees across the Mediterranean Sea.


Death in Paradise

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)

Time: 20:00

A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie’s police department, but he hates the sun, sea and sand. The series follows his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British detective inspector heading the investigative team.

Devil’s Canyon

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 21:00

Extreme prospectors Boyce Goff, Ben van der Valk and John Belcik travel separately into the areas of Devil’s Canyon that are far beyond the reach of big mining companies, in search of the next big pay streak. No roads, no trails, no camera crew, no help.


Cooking for Real

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)

Time: 17:00

With an understanding of everyday life and the belief that real people deserve down-to-earth, delicious meals, Sunny Anderson offers real food for real life. This show serves up solutions for easy-to-prepare, fantastic-tasting menus.

The Amazing World of Gumball

Channel: Cartoon Network (DStv 301)

Time: 17:15

The life of a 12-year-old boy who happens to be a blue cat, and has a knack for getting into trouble, as he lives with his family and other strange creatures.

Shark Alley

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182)

Time: 21:15

Hundreds of sharks and other predators follow and feed on millions of sardines as these fish migrate up the southeastern coast of Africa, culminating in the most humongous feeding frenzy of its kind on earth.



Channel: FOX Life (DStv 126)

Time: 18:10

Danny and Evelyn Brogan, and their two teenage children, enter a witness protection programme, moving to a bucolic neighbourhood, Meadowlands, to begin a new life.

Saints and Sinners

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:30

The thrilling drama is back for a third season to give you more about the drama and intrigue of Mamohato and her family.

Ray Donovan

Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 21:30

Ray Donovan, a professional “fixer” for the rich and famous in LA, can make anyone’s problems disappear except those created by his own family.


Hollywood Scandals

Channel: FOX Life (DStv channel 126)

Time: 20:35

This show gives the curious a look at the intriguing and darker side of Tinseltown.

Jim and Chrissy: Vow or Never

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 21:00

Hip-hop duo Jim Jones and fiancée Chrissy Lampkin move to Miami and decide it’s finally time to tie the knot after 11 years. But when Jim insists on televising the nuptials live, Chrissy begins to have doubts given their on again, off again track record.

Chasing Monsters

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)

Time: 20:30

Seek out the world’s most colossal underwater creatures in the remotest corners of the planet. From the crystal-clear, shark-infested waters of Florida, to the caymans of the Brazilian Amazon.


Real Talk with Anele

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 17:00

Afternoon talk with a touch of tongue and cheek.

Days Of Our Lives

Channel: (DStv194)

Time: 17:30

Classic soap opera now on a new channel. Tune in.



Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 19:30

Once successful and very close, two siblings fight for the riches of their late parents. Starring Macdonald Mathunjwa and Nokuzola Mlengana.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 23:00

In the 11th season premiere, the gang agree to a truce and demonstrate Chardee MacDennis for an interested board game executive.

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