Wed 10 Jun 2015, 09:06
June line-up includes movies like Liam Neeson's Non-Stop and a new series on the Discovery Channel.
Following a month packed with sporting adrenaline on our screens, June will continue to deliver non-stop punches, drive-bys and roaring engines on a variety of channels on DStv.
Make sure you have the DStv Explora to record the shows in case you dare miss some of the action. Here is a small dose of what you can expect.
M-Net Movies Showcase (108) is all about action heroes - the kind that you don’t want to meet in a dark alley. They are fast, fearless and super fit. If you enjoy bone-crushing stunts, kicks and grunts, the June line-up is just your kind of party with movies like:
- Shanghai Noon on Saturday, 13 June at 20:45.
- Shanghai Knight on Sunday, 14 June at 21:00.
- The Last Stand, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, on Sunday, 21 June at 22:40.
- 47 Ronin, starring Keanu Reeves, on Sunday, 28 June at 20:00.
But wait, there is more! M-Net Movies Premiere (103) will showcase the finest in action, passion and revenge in movies like:
- The Equalizer, starring the multi award winning Denzel Washington, on Saturday, 13 June at 22:30 CAT.
- Non-Stop with Liam Neeson on Sunday, 14 June at 21:30.
- Lone Survivor, featuring Mark Wahlberg, on Sunday, 21 June at 21:30
Weekends are explosive on Studio Universal (112) this month. This is the slot for thrills with Hollywood’s hard men. Because car chases will never stop being one of the things films do best, this weekend’s action features Gone in 60 Seconds on Saturday, 13 June at 19:00. Nicolas Cage plays a retired car thief who must steal 50 cars in 72 hours to save his brother’s life. Angelina Jolie and Vinnie Jones are mainstays of the elite crew he’ll need for the job. Then, 2 Fast 2 Furious is right on its tail at 20:00.
Sunday, 14 June, gets up to speed with Fast & Furious at 19:00 before Death Race 2 crashes in at 20:50. Set in the all-too-near future, it sees inmates of a privatised prison forced to compete in a lucrative hybrid of an automobile race and a gladiatorial arena. Luke Goss and Sean Bean star.
CBS Action (133) will not be left behind either. The action continues on CBS Action with a range of old school series. Viewers can look forward to The Agency every weekday at 18:40 CAT.
From renowned feature-film director Wolfgang Petersen comes this thrill-a-minute look at the high-stakes inner workings of the CIA and its global network of intelligence agents. A hunted terrorist, a high-level assassination plot, a major military weapons theft and a human-smuggling operation all internationally volatile cases that require the expertise of Major Mike Kessler and his elite team in The Border, weekdays at 21:00 CAT.
Adrenaline junkies and car lovers will be pleased to see a new show, Fat ‘N Furious: Rolling Thunder, on Friday, 12 June at 23:00 CAT on Discovery Channel (121). In the Rust Belt state of Ohio, speed reigns supreme – the faster the car, the fatter the profit, and every second counts. Fat N’ Furious follows the hilarious car junkies of Christmas Automotive as they hunt down left-for-dead vehicles, bring them back to life and put them on the racetrack.
And finally, Animal Planet (183) has a treat for the daring animal lovers with the premiere of Lion Man: One World African Safari on Saturday, 20 June at 22:00. The series returns for a second season as Kiwi farm boy Craig Busch, an experienced and self-taught "wild cat trainer", helps to track down poachers and fight devastating bushfires. Craig also creates a haven for rare, endangered big cats such as white Bengal tigers, Barbary lions and white lions at a reserve in South Africa.
Keep it DStv truly this month and upgrade to the Premium package to enjoy all the action that June has to offer.