Prison Break

October looks set to be an extra-ordinary month of series entertainment with the return of some of the most spectacular shows and premiere of new ones on DStv

Kicking off the thrill session is Prison Break, on M-Net 2 October at 19:00, which returns for a special fifth season after a seven-year break. The multi-award nominated series picks up seven years after the apparent death of Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) his brother Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) gets a call that Michael may still be alive. 

On the same day, Monday 2 October at 21:00 on Vuzu AMP, controversial and daredevil lawyer Annelise Keating (Viola Davis) makes a return to the screen for another drama-filled fourth season of How to Get Away with Murder. Still in tow are Connor, Michaela, Asher and Laurel, her four law students who weather every legal (and sometimes criminal) storm with her. 

Hot on the heels is The Fixer premiering its seventh and final season on Monday 9 October at 20:00. The season will focus on Olivia Pope and her new position as Chief of Staff for President Mellie Grant and the Command of B613. It also depicts Quinn Perkins as the boss of her crisis management firm Quinn Perkins & Associates, as well as staff at the White House in Washington, D.C., in their efforts to deal with and contain political scandals.

Also on Monday 2 October, BET is presenting a ground-breaking anthology series called Tales, whose plotlines are inspired by hip hop hits from N.W.A’s *** tha Police to Meek Mill’s Cold Hearted and the Notorius BIG anthem I Got a Story to Tell. At turns provocative and poignant, the series has set Black Twitter alight and attracted praise and criticism in equal measure. Tales will air on Mondays at 21:30 on BET.

On 17 October, DStv customers can look forward to the irreverent BAFTA award-winning chat show host from the Emerald Isle with a fresh season of The Graham Norton Show, to air every Tuesday at 20:00 on BBC Brit. 

There is a whole lot more entertainment in store for DStv viewers with The Mayor (Vuzu AMP, 19 October at 19:30), The Good Doctor (M-Net, 9 October at 20:00), The Platinum Life (E!Entertainment, 16 October 20:55 ),  Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (Crime & Investigation, 18 October at 20:00)…plus a whole lot more!