TV viewing to tune into this week

2018-08-19 00:00

TV GUIDE: Our pick of TV programs to keep an eye out for.

SUNDAY - 19.08

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Channel: M-Net Movies Action (DStv 110)

Time: 20:00

Humanity is at stake in this Arnold Schwarzenegger classic. A cyborg that was once programmed to kill is sent back in time to protect the future leader of the resistance.

Notting Hill

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

Time: 20:00

Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts play the game of love in this romcom classic. A bookshop owner’s world is changed when a movie star walks into his shop and they begin a relationship.

Rambo III

Channel: M-Net Movies Zone (DStv 139)

Time: 20:00

Sylvester Stallone returns for this explosive film. When Rambo’s superior is captured by the Soviets, he must travel to Afghanistan and battle a Russian army to free him.


Dive Wars Australia: Proving Grounds

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 20:00

Young Tyrone wants to be an abalone diver but must prove his ability to replace his boss. After a series of poor catches, Dominic is desperate to change his luck.

Celebrity Family Feud: Lance Bass vs Kellie Pickler

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 22:00

The celebrity families competing to win cash feature the families from country singer Kellie Pickler, and Lance Bass, member of pop boy band NSYNC.


2018 MTV Video Music Awards

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)

Time: 21:15

The Video Music Awards are here again! See Jennifer Lopez honoured with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, as well as performances by Ariana Grande, Travis Scott, Post Malone and many more.

Castle Rock

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 23:10


The characters and stories of horror author Stephen King are explored in this chilling anthology of his beloved works.


The Affair

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:00


In the season premiere of this acclaimed psychological drama, Noah struggles to adjust to his new life after moving to Los Angeles to be closer to his kids.

I’m Dying Up Here

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Channel: 23:15


In this period dramedy, Goldie looks to expand her comedy empire with the help of an old friend. Executive produced by comedian and actor Jim Carrey.



Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:30


Marlon convinces Ashley to let Zack model for a kids’ athletic line after he is approached in a mall.


My 600lb Life: Where Are They Now?: Brittani & Sean

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 12.50


Having lost over 300lbs Brittani must endure a series of difficult skin surgeries. And, Dr Now worries that Sean’s mother is an obstacle to his further weight loss.


Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 17:00


In the season premiere of this sci-fi thriller, the secret of the asteroid becomes public following a nuclear incident, setting the world on a dangerous course. From the writer of Necessary Roughness.

Madea’s Witness Protection

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

Tyler Perry brings Madea back for another comedic adventure. When an oblivious chief financial officer’s life is at risk, a prosecutor sends him to the safest place he knows.

Hit The Road

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:00


After receiving unfortunate news about the health of Ken’s estranged father, James, the Swallow family pays him a visit, in the season finale of this dysfunctional comedy.


American Idol

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 18:00

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.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Channel: M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv 104)

Time: 20:00

Taron Egerton returns for the sequel of the action-packed spy flick. After their headquarters are destroyed, the Kingsman look for an ally to defeat a ruthless common enemy.

Drew Peterson: The Wife Killer Cop?: Part 1

Channel: Discovery Investigation (DStv  171)

Time: 21:00

When young mother Stacey Peterson vanishes, her police officer husband Drew is suspected. Detectives learn Drew’s first wife died under mysterious circumstances.

Girls Trip

Channel: M-Net Movies Smile (DStv 105)

Time: 21:00

The party heads to New Orleans for an ensemble cast in this acclaimed comedy. On a wild reunion trip, four lifelong friends find romance, sisterhood and absolute chaos.

Fahrenheit 451

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 21:00

Michael B Jordan stars in this edgy drama based on the ground-breaking novel. In a disillusioned dystopian future, a young man struggles with his role as a brutal law enforcer.

Daytime Divas

Channel: Binge (DStv 900)

Time: 22:16

Chronicles the daily fireworks that erupt between five female co-hosts of a daytime talk show.


Based on real crimes

The Docket

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Wednesday, 21:30

SABC 3 has a brand-new local drama. The Ravens are an elite crime fighting unit, formed to deal with lawbreaking under the media spotlight. In front of the camera, they have to win back the trust of the South African public. Behind the camera, they have to win each other’s trust. Episodes will be inspired by true criminal cases, mostly solved by the SA Police Service. Each case will form the solid structure on which an episode is based. The personal and professional lives of the Ravens squad members will be woven through the criminal investigation.


Teen Superheroes

Cloak & Dagger

Available on Showmax

Marvel’s new series is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened by newly acquired superpowers that are mysteriously linked to one another. Weekly episodes are now coming express from the US every Friday. #70 on IMDB’s Most Popular TV chart.

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