Top TV shows you can't miss this week!

2017-05-21 11:30

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

Sunday - 21 May

Rhythm & Gospel

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 13:00


Join Khaya Mthethwa in this new gospel show where he sits down with artists to find out the inspiration behind their songs. Should be fun and maybe even uplifting.

Oprah: Where Are They Now?

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:00

I didn’t know where she was but it seems Oprah is around, trying to find out where people who once were in the spotlight are now.

The Felicia Mabuza Suttle Show

Channel: SABC Encore (DStv 156)

Time: 20:30

There have been Noleens and Aneles but they all had the way paved for them by Felicia. If you don’t know what I’m saying, get schooled.

Bastille Day

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:30

Idris Elba and Richard Madden embark on a dangerous high stakes game of espionage in this action.

Kwaito Church Service 2

Channel: Mzansi Bioskop (DStv 164)

Time: 21:00

This comedic film puts the average man centre stage. Normal stories that involve regular folks here in SA and how they deal with life. Peep it.

Monday - 22 May

The Road

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 164)

Time: 17:00

Local content for you, catch the rerun of this solid drama series. Features a great cast, well written script and its shot with that stylish flavour.

Bake With Anna Olson

Channel: Food Network (DStv 176)

Time: 17:00

Join Anna Olson, a professional pastry chef who has over 15 years of experience. She has written culinary books, has businesses based around food and many shows. This is just one, check it out.

Bringing Up Ballers

Channe: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 20:50

A docu-series featuring six savvy moms and entrepreneurs connected by their sons - Chicago’s most elite youth basketball players.

Tuesday - 23 May

Mr Bean

Channel: Boomerang (DStv 302)

Time: 15:55

I didn’t even know they had a Mr Bean cartoon! You know I will be watching. Classic.

Wednesday - 24 May

Wild Baja

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182)

Time: 13:06

There are few places on earth more forbidding and beautiful than Baja, Mexico. Eight hundred miles long and ten million years in the making, it is home to a punishing desert and the most diverse sea on the planet.

Queen Boss

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 15:45

This show aims at grooming young African American entrepreneurs for a once in a life time business opportunity.

Shiz Live

Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 16:00

Join the clique as they talk local hip hop. Hot tapes, burner verses and everything else. Fly things in general and these days the show is live.

Thursday - 25 May

Till Dead Do Us Part

Channel: e.Extra (Open View HD channel)

Time: 19:30

A chilling crime show that will leave you in disbelief. This episode looks at the death of Tamika Quincy.

Lip Sync Battle Africa

Channel: MTV Base (DStv 322)

Time: 21:30

Season two promises more bops, more booty hops and more mic drops for viewers to savour as celebrities and entertainers from South Africa and across the continent dance, dab and diss to a soundtrack of chart-topping hits.

Once Upon A Time

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 116)

Time: 21:30

When she learns that our heroes possess a weapon capable of defeating her, the Evil Queen steals Aladdin’s magic lamp and makes a wish that could sideline the Savior forever.

Miners Shot Down

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:30

Tell the story of the Marikana massacre of August 2012. If you STILL haven’t seen this Emmy award-winning South African doccie, you need to diarise this.

Friday - 26 May

Seven Year Switch US

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 20:00

Four couples at relationship crossroads after seven years of marriage participate in an innovative experiment of switch therapy. Each partner lives with a stranger for two weeks to help determine if different traits in a mate could help strengthen their marriage.

Hoarders: Doug and Ruth

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 20:50

Doug, who suffered severe brain trauma and memory loss in an accident, hoards items he feels might trigger his memories.

Who Killed Jane Doe?

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 21:00

Behind the discovery of every “Jane Doe” lie two stories: the story of the detectives puzzling together her identity, and the story of her family that has now lost her forever

Saturday - 27 May

Strip the City: New York

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 20:20

Using CGI animation to strip it of its steel and concrete, layer by layer, explore the infrastructure that keeps the city standing through massive storms.

INumber Number

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 20:20

A South African action film filled with vengeance. An undercover policeman risks his life and his career to settle an old score.

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