This week's hottest TV picks

2018-05-20 00:00
 

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

SUNDAY - 20 MAY

The Lion King

Channel: M-Net Movies All Stars (DStv 111)

Time: 20:00

This film redefined a genre, influenced pop culture and changed the animation landscape forever.

Marauders

Channel: M-Net Movies Action+ (DStv 106)

Time: 20:00

Bruce Willis and Dave Bautista play a dangerous game in this action film. After a bank is robbed, the investigation leads to a larger conspiracy.

Everything, Everything

Channel: M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv 104)

Time: 20:30

From tragedy stems a romantic tale of hope and love. A disease forces a girl to live a life of isolation at home. But when she falls for a boy, her life begins to change.

SEASON ENDS - The Disappearance

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

In the season finale of this thrilling drama, the mystery behind the disappearance is nearly unravelled as a race against the clock to find Anthony alive ensues.

NEW SEASON - Better Call Saul

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:55

In the season premiere of this critically acclaimed drama, Jimmy looks forward to mending fences with his brother, after admitting that he forged documents.

MONDAY - 21 MAY

2018 Billboard Music Awards

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 20:30

Billboard chart toppers Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa and Shawn Mendes will perform at this exciting event. Hosted by The Voice coach Kelly Clarkson, the awards ceremony will be broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

SERIES ENDS - Time After Time

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

In the series finale of this sci-fi drama, hurt and betrayed Dr John Stevenson sets his sights on H.G. and proceeds with a plan for ultimate revenge.

TUESDAY - 22 MAY

FINALE - American Idol

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 03:00

Ryan Seacrest hosts this season of the popular Emmy-winning reality singing competition with Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie on the judging panel.

Snoop Dogg presents The Joker’s Wild

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

Kelly Osbourne critiques runway fashions and Snoop performs on the cowbell. A history teacher and a twerking pop culture junkie have to guess what the hell Snoop just painted.

WEDNESDAY - 23 MAY

Heavy Rescue

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 20:00

It’s a new winter on Canada’s busiest highway. From monster snowstorms to overturned trucks, the heavy rescue crews face daily dangers to keep traffic rolling

NEW SHOW - Wyatt Cenac Show

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

Catch comedian Wyatt Cenac as he tackles a number of problems plaguing the world. In this episode he examines space, alternative fuels and policing.

THURSDAY - 24 MAY

Sinking Cities: New York City

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 21:00

How do engineers and scientists build defences to save the world’s great cities as the climate changes? Simulations show what could happen when a superstorm hits.

NEW SEASON - How to Get Away with Murder

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

In the opener of the fourth season, Annalise returns to her family home to pick up the pieces of her life.

SEASON ENDS - Wentworth

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 22:00

In the season finale of this tense Australian drama series, Franky and Allie put their escape plan into action, while Liz takes desperate measures to protect herself.

FRIDAY - 25 MAY

Black Sea

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

Betrayal is rife as greed takes over a submarine crew trying to retrieve gold bullion from a sunken German submarine. Starring Jude Law.

React To That

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136)

Time: 21:50

Kids, teens, elders and celebrities participate in showdowns during which they take on a challenge based on a video they have just watched.

SATURDAY - 26 MAY

NEW SHOW - Thando Bares All

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 21:00

Thando Tabethe and Carissa Cupido discuss contemporary issues with sassy style and serious straight talk; and nothing is off limits.

Happy Death Day

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 21:00

The producer of Get Out backs this novel horror flick about a college student who relives the terrifying day of her murder again and again.

The Dark Tower (2017)

Channel: M-Net Movies Premiere, (DStv 104)

Time: 22:00

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey are at the helm of this dark fantasy drama, about a young boy with psychic abilities and a battle between good and evil.

PICK OF THE PICKS

Grown-ish

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:30

In the premiere of the series, Zoey Johnson arrives at California University certain she will be a hot shot on campus, but she quickly learns she may have a little more growing up to do.

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PICK OF THE STREAM

The City of God 10 Years Later

Available on Netflix SA

The original is a film you must see if you haven’t yet - it’s a masterpiece. The City of God 10 Years Later, now streaming on Netflix, takes the viewer back to Rio, where the original was filmed. A decade after the seminal Brazilian film, this documentary reunites some of the cast and crew to find out what paths their lives took.

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