Small screen entertainment for the coming week

2018-05-27 00:00
 

Johannesburg - City Press provides all the best shows on TV this coming week.

SUNDAY - 27 MAY

The Fix

Channel: e.tv (DStv 194)

Time: 19:00

NEW SHOW

You can’t start your week without your dose of The Fix. Political journalist and commentator Karima Brown and her panel of regular guests will get you ahead of the game, crunching the major news events of the past week, examining the big issues and debating the way forward.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:05

Director Guy Ritchie delivers this stylish retelling of a classic. Robbed of his title, the legendary Arthur changes his fate forever when he pulls the sword from the stone.

Atlas 4D: Great Rift Valley

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136)

Time: 21:00

A great geological rift transformed Africa 35 million years ago. The surprising connections between the rift, land, and animals and people that inhabit it today are revealed.

Beauty and the Dogs

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:50

A gripping fight for justice and dignity ensues in this taut French-Tunisian drama, which follows the harrowing experience of a young woman’s encounter with the police.

Fast N’ Loud

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 23:00

Richard Rawlings searches the far-flung corners of Texas for forgotten and derelict classic cars to buy and restore at the Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas.

MONDAY - 28 MAY

The Late Late Show With James Corden

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 00:30

SEASON RETURNS

James Corden hosts this Emmy Award-winning talk show featuring celebrities, games and carpool karaoke.

Ellen’s Game of Games

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 16:45

SEASON FINALE

Talk show queen Ellen DeGeneres, who has won many (really ... lots and lots) of awards, brings us this high-energy reality competition show that sees contestants play popular games to win a big cash prize.

TUESDAY - 29 MAY

Long Island Medium: Reading The Stars

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:00

Theresa gives emotional readings to celebrities. TV icon Kelsey Grammer is reunited with his dead sister, and Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath hears from his dad.

Counterpart

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:00

SEASON FINALE

Academy Award-winner JK Simmons stars in this intriguing sci-fi thriller about a man who discovers that the agency he works for is guarding a secret parallel dimension. What might be different if you could coexist in an alternative world?

WEDNESDAY - 30 MAY

The $100 000 Pyramid

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

Bellamy Young competes against comedian/musician Weird Al Yankovic.

Neill Anthony

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 20:30

NEW SEASON

With a cheeky smile, boy-next-door good looks and accompanying six-pack, no situation is too much to handle for Cape Town’s charismatic and easy-going personal chef Neill Anthony.

Power

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 22:00

As Marshal Williams turns up the heat on Ghost in prison, Proctor and Silver set out to rehabilitate his image in court.

THURSDAY - 31 MAY

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

NEW SEASON

Jake and Rosa assimilate to their new lives behind bars, but they are coping in very different ways. Jake bonds with his cellmate Caleb, and is forced to join a prison gang.

Claws

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 22:00

NEW SHOW

In the series premiere, Desna (Niecy Nash) gets entangled in a money-laundering scheme.

FRIDAY - 1 JUNE

The Voice

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 19:00

NEW SEASON

Pop songstress Kelly Clarkson joins Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Alicia Keys on the red chairs for this season of the Emmy Award-winning reality competition series.

What would your kid do?

Channel: ITV Choice (DStv 123)

Time: 20:00

NEW SHOW

This entertainment show challenges parents to guess how their children will behave in a variety of situations, merging specialist factual child development psychology with an entertaining game show mechanic.

Murder Calls: Tears For My Mother

Channel: Investigation Discovery (DStv 171)

Time: 21:00

A man calls 911 claiming he found his ex-girlfriend dead. But his behaviour on the call leads police to wonder if he could be involved

SATURDAY - 2 JUNE

The Modise Network

Channel: e.tv (DStv 194)

Time: 18:00

Tim Modise is a household name in South Africa. Now he brings his unique blend of sharp intelligence and relaxed interviewing style to our screens every Saturday and Sunday at 18:00.

Unforgettable

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 21:00

Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in this sultry thriller. A woman sets out to make life for her ex-husband’s new wife a living hell.


Thando Bares All

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 21:00

NEW SHOW

A new local series that sees South African actress, radio DJ and television host Thando Thabethe’s sassy, straight-talking style and charismatic personality encourage people to “open up” and be honest about things they might otherwise be embarrassed to talk about.

PICK OF THE PICS

Who will take the crown?

Miss SA 2018

M-Net (DStv channel 101) and Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) Sunday, 17:00

South Africa’s prestigious pageant celebrates 12 inspirational finalists, one of whom will be crowned Miss SA and receive R3 million in prizes during a spectacular pageant at Sun Arena Time Square, Pretoria.

She will take over the crown from last year’s winner, Adè van Heerden, who was promoted from first princess after Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters’ elevation to Miss Universe.Don’t miss out on all the glitz and the glamour.

PICK OF THE STREAM

Three's a crowd

Catching Feelings

Available on Netflix SA 

In this local black comedy by Kagiso Lediga, a Joburg professor and his journalist wife find their relationship tested in new ways when a famous, hard-partying writer enters their lives. Starring Pearl Thusi, Andrew Buckland, Loyiso Gola, Akin Omotoso and Kate Liquorish.

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