Project Runway SA, The Herd and all the TV highlights this week

2018-07-08 00:00
 

Cape TownWhat's good on the box this week? City Press' gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.

SUNDAY - 8 JULY

Idols SA

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 17:30

NEW SEASON

Season 14 is here, people! The quest to find Mzansi’s next idol has begun. Tune in for drama, fashion, tears, triumphs and unforgettable moments.

Higher Learning

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 20:00

On a university campus, people from different walks of life encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility and the meaning of an education.

The Herd

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 20:00

NEW SHOW

When the patriarch of a family dies, he leaves control of the company and homes to his seventh child, Ntombiyakise. This drama follows Ntombi, a troubled fashion queen, as she learns to rule her father’s empire.

Ambitions

Channel: eExtra (Openview HD 105 or DStv 195)

Time: 21:00

A young investigative journalist called Qhawe discovers that the displaced community of Supingstad is living in squalor in spite of government’s promises. But she knows that in big business and tenderpreneurship there’s more to a situation than meets the eye.

MONDAY - 9 JULY

Centre Stage

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 17:30

What gives birth to an art form or a subculture? Is it the need to express oneself? Find out as we profile 26 born-frees. To Rome for Love

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

Love expert Diann throws a gala for the girls, giving them one more chance to make some big decisions regarding their relationships. They are each allowed to invite the man of their choice.

Single Guyz

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 19:30

Three young and very different single men move into an apartment together. They figure out how to get along, run a business, make enough money for rent, find love forever or for the night and survive.

Bridezillas

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 20:00

NEW SHOW

Fairy tales become nightmares as brides-to-be turn into matrimonial monsters, going from sweet to certifiable while planning the weddings of their dreams. Bitchier brides, more lavish weddings and further shocks in store on the big Bridezilla day. Engaged. Enraged. About to be committed.

TUESDAY - 10 JULY

Southern Charm New Orleans

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

With haunted spirits behind them, the group members begin to face their realities in NOLA.

Let’s Talk Papgeld

Channel: MojaLove (DStv 157)

Time: 18:30

What started off as a relationship in the fast lane quickly came to a stop when Lorraine was impregnated by her foreign lover. Can the justice system help in this regard?

This is Life

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:00

NEW SEASON

From light-hearted to heart-wrenching, this inspiring documentary series follows the personal journeys of families and individuals about to experience an extraordinary circumstance, uncensored as they happen. 

Project Runway SA 

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:30

NEW SHOW

The search for South Africa’s next big fashion designer has arrived. Mzansi Magic, Ndalo Pictures, 4th Street Wines and production partners Rapid Blue are bringing us Project Runway SA, season one. The popular show, started in the US, will see designs judged by Noni Gasa and Rahim Rawjee in the company of a guest judge. Each week, a designer contestant is eliminated until one gifted star walks away with the prize. Watch TV history made as the hypnotic Lerato Kganyago steps into the role of Project Runway SA’s host, while fashion designer Gert-Johan Coetzee shines as mentor (urging Kganyago and resident judges Noni Gasa and Rahim Rawjee to “be nice to his children”). We can’t wait.

WEDNESDAY - 11 JULY

How I Met My Husband

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 14:00

When she discovers she’s illegally married to a foreigner, a woman embarks on a personal quest to find the culprit and put an end to the marriage.

Untold Stories in a Time of HIV and Aids

Channel: MojaLove (DStv 157)

Time: 15:00 

What if your best friend’s boyfriend makes a move on you? Set in a funky hair salon, a friendship is put to the test.

The Real Housewives of Potomac

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 18:00

NEW SEASON

Monique and Chris adjust to their new neighbourhood. After months of living apart, Ashley decides it’s time to give her marriage another shot.

THURSDAY - 12 JULY

My Kitchen Rules Australia

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 17:45

Catch the second part of the grand finale of this popular, high-pressure reality cooking competition.

Baller Wives

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 21:00

NEW SHOW

Kijafa Vick calls out her husband Mike Vick after his controversial interview about a well-known quarterback sparks a social-media backlash.

The Kennedys

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 22:00

Documents the triumphs and tragedies, loves and regrets of the most popular political family in American history.

FRIDAY - 13 JULY

A United Kingdom (2016)

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo stars in this heartfelt biopic following a king of Botswana, whose marriage to a white woman in the late 40s caused international controversy.

 

SATURDAY - 14 JULY

Uyang’thanda Na?

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:30

Frida declares her love to her colleague, Theo. Will Theo take the risk of dating someone he works with?


Misfit Garage

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 21:00

NEW SEASON

In Dallas, Texas, the Fired Up Garage crew has a passion for restoring classic cars and building custom street rods. This year, the crew wants to change the game by building a rare two-wheel drive 1978 Blazer, but will the risky purchase pay off?



PICK OF THE STREAM

Sugar Rush

On Netflix SA from July 13

Time is the most important ingredient as competing teams race against the clock to bake up the best-tasting sweets. Judging the offerings will be Adriano Zumbo, of the Australian TV show Zumbo’s Just Desserts, and Candace Nelson, proprietor of LA-based cupcake chain Sprinkles. This eight-episode series will be hosted by Game Show Network veteran Hunter March, and it’s being produced by Magical Elves, the team that makes Top Chef. Sounds sweet.

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