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TV treasures you can't miss this week

2016-11-06 06:00

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

Sunday - 6 November

SA’s Got Talent - Season Finale

Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 18:00

Tune in tonight to see which talented performer won this season’s SA’s Got Talent and R500 000 in prize money.

2016 MTV European Music Awards

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)

Time: 21:00

Catch this year’s MTV European Music Awards screening from Rotterdam in the Netherlands with Bebe Rexha as host.

Monday - 7 November

Maid in Manhattan (new show)

Channel: Telemundo (DStv 118)

Time: 16:20

Marisa Luján Villa (played by Litzy) is a young Mexican woman who emigrates to the US with her 10-year-old son, Lalo. After a brief stay in Los Angeles, she moves to Manhattan and finds work as a maid in a luxurious hotel, where she meets Cristóbal (Eugenio Siller), a successful businessman who believes she’s a hotel guest.

LA Hair

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 19:30

Kim deals with the aftermath of Lisa and Anthony’s big fight. China’s sister is the new salon receptionist.

Total Bellas

Channel: E! Entertainment  (DStv 124)

Time: 21:00

Exposes the raw and real lives of WWE Superstars Nikki and Brie Bella in this spin-off of E!’s megahit series, Total Divas. Viewers will get an intimate look into the VIP lives of the Bellas and their fellas, John Cena and Daniel Bryan, as the four distinctly unique and comical personalities co-exist under one roof for the first time.

Every Witch Way

Channel: Nickelodeon (DStv 305)

Time: 21:05

Emma Alonso is a seemingly normal teenager who likes glitter and tulips, and believes that smiles are contagious, but her life changes when she moves to Miami and starts attending Iridium High. Here, Emma discovers that she is not as normal as she appears; she is a witch with magical powers.

Make It Pop

Channel: Nickelodeon (DStv 305)

Time: 21:40

An aspiring pop diva, a fashionista and a bookworm come together to form a K-pop-inspired band in this musical comedy series.

Tuesday - 8 November

The Healing Power of Nature

Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192)

Time: 23:00

Scientists are becoming increasingly aware of the healing and spiritual power of nature and the wilderness. This series takes the viewer through a collection of beautiful imagery and inspiring words. Receive motivation to help you make positive changes in your life.

Lila & Eve

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 23:30

Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez come together for this film about loss, pain and revenge. Two grieving mothers hunt down the men who killed their children.

Wednesday - 9 November

Leah Remini: It’s All Relative

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:25

Behind-the-scenes look at sitcom star Leah Remini and her family finding an interest in their Los Angeles home.


Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192), 9.04pm

Veteran producer Duma ka Ndlovu presents the conflict between the modern lifestyle of South Africans juxtaposed with the ancient and sacred tradition of tribal Africans.


Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:30

Bantu meets Phumza, Nomzuzu attempts to make peace with Jonga and Bantu is arrested.

Thursday - 10 November

Young & Hungry

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

Gabi, Sofia and Yolanda have to stay over with Josh while their building is treated for termites. But Josh and Gabi are uncomfortable staying together.

The Big Eat

Channel: Food Network  (DStv channel 175)

Time: 20:00

South African foodies share tips on impressing friends with their cooking skills, from flamboyant signature dishes to foolproof recipes.

Boko Haram

Channel: Al Jazeera (DStv 406)

Time: 22:00

An investigation in northern Nigeria, where Boko Haram came into being in 2002, to try to uncover the reasons behind its extreme violence.

Friday - 11 November

The Bold and the Beautiful

Channel: SABC3 (DStv channel 193)

Time: 18:00 

Word gets out about Caroline’s pregnancy and Ridge stresses the need for privacy around the event. Ivy and Steffy sit down to hash out their differences.

New Girl (new season)

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

Wedding fever is high in the season premiere, where Nick and Jess plan an epic engagement party.

Days of Our Lives

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 00:00

Nicole is hoping Victor will help her expose Kristen. Stefano praises Kristen’s engagement. Theresa hopes that JJ doesn’t rat her out to the police.

Saturday - 12 November


Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 20:10

Mike suffers an injury that could affect his place in the MLB All-Star Game. Ginny struggles to find a balance between her baseball career and her personal life.

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