Kick off December with 3 new things to watch on TV tonight

2019-12-02 15:00
Helen Mirren in 'Catherine The Great'.

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It’s the last month of the year and although most of us are still work that December feeling is in the air.

From a show that will tickle your taste buds, to Helen Mirren playing royalty again, to a local romantic comedy – here are our top three recommendation.

Feestyd met Taste

18:30 - Via (DStv 147)

Kate Wilson, the editor of SA’s most popular gourmet food magazine Taste, shows us how she and her team prepare for the 2019 festive issue. It will be a celebration of long-held traditional dishes that never fail to disappoint, and of course, an introduction to something new and delectable to the palate.

The Taste magazine team.

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Catherine the Great

20:00 - BBC First (DStv 119)

With the incomparable Helen Mirren portraying the controversial Russian monarch Catherine the Great, this miniseries is set to be a perfectly detailed piece of storytelling. Towards the end of her tumultuous reign, Catherine’s legacy was marred by scandal and conflict, but Catherine is still praised with being the long-running female ruler in a time when being an empress was no easy feat.

Love Lives Here


Zinhle Malinga is a hard-working modern woman with strong traditional values who knows what she deserves and believes she knows what kind of man she needs to be happy. She’s not willing to play games and waste time – she wants to take the next step in her life and get married. Starring Thando Thabethe, Lungile Radu, the late Andile Gumbi and Sihle Ndaba. (READ OUR REVIEW HERE)

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.

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