TV shows you simply can't miss this week

2017-06-18 07:38

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

Sunday - 18 June

Dr. Ken

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 11:00

The Hangover’s Ken Jeong is at it again, this time as an eccentric doctor. Peep his latest TV series that’s not bad for a light laugh.

RSVP: Dare to change

Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192)

Time: 15:00

A social experiment that brings together two people with opposing views and gives them an opportunity to express their views.

Strip the City

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 16:30

“Stripping major cities naked of their steel, concrete, buildings, roads, rivers and bedrock – layer by layer – to explore the secret technology and infrastructure that keeps them running.” Sounds dope.

Shots Fired

Channel: Fox (DStv 125)

Time: 18:00

An unarmed white man is shot by a black police deputy. An investigation is started that uncovers the nasty truth about the police department involved.

Now You See Me 2

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:05

A solid cast with the likes of Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Woody Harrelson. It follows the Four Horsemen who are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off an almost impossible heist.

Criminal Minds

Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 20:45

Differs from many procedural dramas by focusing on profiling the criminal, giving you an eerie insight into the violence.

Black Ink Crew

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:35

This reality show follows the daily operations and staff drama at a black-owned and operated tattoo shop in Harlem, New York.

Monday - 19 June

Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 12.50

Britain’s most cleanliness-obsessed people go around the country helping people who are losing the war on dirt in their homes. Bicarbonate of soda on everything!


Channe: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 18:20

Follows three couples from different backgrounds, who are preparing for their respective arranged weddings. Ya ne.

Tuesday - 20 June

Junior Bake Off

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)

Time: 11.47

Tune in and see some talented young ones testing their culinary skills in a contest that will surely provide some entertainment and perhaps a recipe or two.

Real Talk

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 17:00

In this episode of Real Talk, the host with the most, Anele Mdoda, looks at addiction, exploring various substances that can become damaging including alcohol, drugs, sex and even food. With a panel of experts she provides advice on how best to kick the habit.

Wednesday - 21 June

Lokshin Bioskop: Mampara

Channel: Mzansi Bioskop (DStv 164)

Time: 19:03

A young pupil is constantly bullied until he finds refuge with a very big student.

Abo Chomee

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)

Time: 20:30

In this local film, a young woman struggles with her feelings for a stranger. But the plot thickens... This woman is part of a syndicate that robs men. 

The Queen

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:00

This show is popping right now. Many are lording Sello Maake kaNcube as one of the best actors in this country, based on his performance in this Mzansi soap.

Thursday - 22 June

Rizzoli & Isles

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 19:00

Angie Harmon (Law & Order) and Sasha Alexander (NCIS) star as a feisty crime-fighting duo. In the season premiere, the team go on the hunt for justice, during the aftermath of a shooting.

The Bachelor in Paradise

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 20:30

Stars and villains from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette get another chance to find love, this time on an island. But will they find romance, or just 15 more seconds of fame?


Channel: M-Net (DStv channel 101)

Time: 21:30

Golden Globe nominee Ewan McGregor joins the cast of this season’s critically acclaimed crime thriller. Peppered with dark humour, this anthology follows a dangerous and characteristically odd sibling rivalry.

Friday - 23 June

Club 808

Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 18:00

So Boity bounced and Bontle Modiselle is in. See if things are still popping on Club 808.

WWE Total Divas

Channel: Extra (DStv 195)

Time: 22:00

Paige, Nikki, Naomi ... my goodness. All the divas are out here in a major way, kicking arse at night and pushing all types of swagger in the daytime.

Sex and the City

Channe: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 22:30

“Carrie, Miranda and Samantha feel out of place in Los Angeles; in New York, bedroom matters get worse for Charlotte and Trey.” #Nostalgia

Saturday - 24 June

Is That a Fact?

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 16:00

A light-hearted show in which some of your favourite celebs play a game about facts and non-facts. Chilled vibes.

Little Big Shots

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 17:00

Produced by Ellen DeGeneres and hosted by Steve Harvey, this feel-good series showcases the amazing talent of America’s little ones.

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