DStv Weekly Content Highlights for 3-9 December 2021

News 07 December 2021

DStv Weekly Content Highlights for 3-9 December 2021

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Landlady Meets Landlord 

Genre: Drama, comedy 

Friday 3 December at 20:30 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

From catastrophic sessions to con artists and arrests, you can be sure to witness it all on this dramedy series, ‘Landlady Meets Landlord’. 

Mamazala 

Genre: Reality 

Tuesday 7 December at 15:00 on Moja Love, available on DStv Access and up 

This show provides mediation for troubled relationships. Dingaan Khumalo will facilitate raw and honest dialogue that promotes love and respect. 

Izangoma Zodumo 

Genre: Reality 

Wednesday 8 December at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Follow the lives of two traditional healers who after they initially ignored their calling, find themselves having to juggle between their new found gifts, “’arger than life’ social lives, relationships and professional careers. 

Legacy 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 9 December at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Legacy is a first-of-its-kind South African telenovela set in the fast-lane world of investment billionaires. At heart, it is a story about a family at war with itself. 

LOCAL (WEST)  

Mercy What Next? 

Genre: Reality 

Sunday 5 December at 18:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Since the success of the ‘Pepper Dem’ season of Big Brother Naija & winning it – Mercy has remained in the spotlight. This will be the spinoff to the early Mercy & Ike Show – however, this programme will focus on Mercy’s growth, lifestyle and more.  

Unbroken 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 6 December at 20:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

Tivdo and Jesse are crazy in love - and it seems like all is well. Until the 30th wedding anniversary of Tivdo's parents. 

Unmarried 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 6 December at 22:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Have it all? Three inseparable ladies strive to survive the dynamics of friendship, career challenges and relationships. 

Music Buzz 

Genre: Music, lifestyle 

Wednesday 8 December at 21:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Every week, the hosts are joined by guests ranging from OAPs to music commentators, comedians and a host of other industry players as trending industry issues and personalities are discussed. 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Date My Family Uganda 

Genre: Reality 

Sunday 5 December at 19:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

Ugandan singles look for love in a unique twist to the traditional dating show, as prospective partners ‘date’ three different families. 

Pazia 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 6 December at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Pazia’ takes you on the journey of a child who struggled against death and then recovered to save his parents’ marriage. 

Kovu 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 6 December at 20:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up 

Jaffar relocates his family back in Kenya after 29 years of living in Tanzania only for his wife's dark secrets to cause conflicts and hatred in the family. 

Sanyu 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 8 December at 19:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

An innocent, rural teenage girl has to leave her family and education behind to do a maid's job with a complex, wealthy urban family... where she falls for the young son of the house.  

SPORT  

PGA Tour: Hero World Challenge 

Sport: Golf 

Friday 3 to Sunday 5 December at 20:30 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium 

The 2021-22 PGA Tour continues with the Hero World Challenge, set for the Albany Golf Club in the Bahamas, with a purse of $3.5million. 

Premier League: West Ham United v Chelsea 

Sport: Football 

Saturday 4 December at 14:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Premier League will see a potentially thrilling London derby, as West Ham United take on Chelsea for a Saturday afternoon clash in the English capital. 

UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo 

Sport: MMA 

Sunday 5 December at 01:00 on SuperSport Action, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues with a Fight Night at the APEX Facility in Las Vegas, headlined by a bantamweight main event between Rob Font and Jose Aldo. 

F1: Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 

Sport: Motorsport 

Sunday 5 December at 19:30 on SuperSport Motorsport, available on DStv Premium 

The penultimate round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship sees the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix held at the Jeddah Street Circuit.  

ESPN  

NFL: New Orleans Saints v Dallas Cowboys 

Sport: American Football 

Friday 3 December at 03:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NFL Regular Season will continue with a clash between the New Orleans Saints and the Dallas Cowboys from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. 

NBA: Atlanta Hawks v Philadelphia 76ers 

Sport: Basketball 

Saturday 4 December at 02:45 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Atlanta Hawks will look to take down the Philadelphia 76ers when the teams meet for an NBA Regular Season clash. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 7 December at 21:00 on ESPN, available on DStv Family and up 

This daily NBA show is broadcast live from Los Angeles and brings you everything you need to know about the world’s greatest basketball league. 

NFL Live 

Sport: American Football 

Tuesday 7 December at 22:00 on ESPN, available on DStv Family and up 

ESPN's NFL Live scoops the latest news and information from deep inside the NFL and deposits it into your ears. 

MOVIES  

Snowed Inn Christmas 

Genre: Romance, family 

Saturday 4 December at 19:20 on Lifetime, available on DStv Compact and up 

Jenna Hudson and Kevin Jenner are polar opposites, working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. Starring Andrew Walker and Bethany Joy Lenz, directed by Gary Yates. 

Christmas By Starlight 

Genre: Romance, comedy 

Sunday 5 December at 15:00 on Universal,  available on DStv Compact and up 

A lawyer makes a deal with the heir to a development firm to spare her family's restaurant from demolition. However, she must spend the week posing as the legal counsel his father is demanding he hire in the wake of some costly mistakes. Starring Kimberley Sustad and Paul Campbell, directed by Gary Yates. 

The Marksman 

Genre: Action, thriller 

Sunday 5 December at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

Jim Hanson, a retired Marine living on the Mexican border, tries to save a mother and son as they are being hunted by a cartel. After the mother dies, Jim must take the child to Chicago. Starring Liam Neeson and Teresa Ruiz, directed by Robert Lorenz. 

Braven 

Genre: Action, thriller 

Thursday 9 December at 14:20 on M-Net Movies 4, available on DStv Access and up 

Joe Braven, a logger, needs to fight a group of drug traffickers at a mountain cabin in order to protect his wife and his father. Starring Jason Momoa and Jason Lang, directed by Lin Oeding.  

TELENOVELAS 

Mismatched 

Genre: Drama 

Sunday 5 December at 20:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

Mismatched narrates the tale of Shaurya, a chauvinist who believes that every girl's future belongs in the kitchen. He is in for a surprise when he crosses paths with Anokhi. 

Halita 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 6 December at 20:30 on Novela Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Halita is the story of a 19-year-old village girl forced to leave familiarity due to unavoidable necessity. When her mother Rebecca takes ill, Halita is drawn by the promise of being able to help her family but ends up as the Zamani house help. 

Jodha and Akbar 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 6 December at 21:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

Jodha is a fiery Rajput princess who is obliged to marry a Mughal emperor, Akbar, for political reasons. Eventually, mutual respect and admiration lead to true love. 

Loli’s Luck! 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 7 December at 22:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

Loli Aguilar is an independent, successful woman who works as the executive producer of Global Radio Group, the number one radio station on the West Coast of the United States. While Loli's career is on the rise, her love life slides into the background. 

KIDS  

Fireman Sam 

Genre: Animation 

Sunday 5 December at 18:10 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up 

From emergencies at sea to disasters at the barbecue, Fireman Sam and his reliable crew are always present to save the day with their skills. 

Bunk’d 

Genre: Family, comedy 

Sunday 5 December at 19:05 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

Emma, Ravi and Zuri Ross go to the summer camp in Maine, where their parents had met for the first time. 

Santiago of the Seas 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 6 December at 17:35 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up 

Capitan Santiago, frog Kiko, cousin Tomas and mermaid Lorelai lead a magic pirate ship on heroic sea quests, having to outsmart and out-pirate villains and enemies along the way. 

JoJo and Gran Gran 

Genre: Animation 

Tuesday 7 December at 15:35 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up 

JoJo, a five-year-old girl, adores her grandmother, Gran Gran, who lives close to her home and surprises her by planning fun things whenever they spend time together. 

INTERNATIONAL  

Cinema Toast 

Genre: Drama 

Friday 3 December at 23:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Wildly experimental new series from an eclectic group of celebrated indie filmmakers who’ve re-edited and re-scored footage from public domain films and overdubbed them with performances of contemporary actors to tell new, wholly original stories.  

Wok vs Pot 

Genre: Cooking, lifestyle 

Monday 6 December at 19:00 on the Home Channel, available on DStv Access and up 

Italian classics go head to head with Asian favourites on ‘Work vs Pot’. Join hosts, Silvia Colloca and Marion Grasby as they share their insatiable appetite and desire for hometown cuisines.  

The Greatest #AtHome Videos 

Genre: Comedy 

Monday 6 December at 22:00 on Comedy Central, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, ‘The Greatest #AtHome Videos’ showcases the next generation of viral home videos in the age of social distancing. Each episode celebrates the latest home videos that reflect the creativity, humor and humanity that emerged during the coronavirus pandemic.  

Hot Mess House 

Genre: Reality, lifestyle 

Thursday 9 December at 20:00 on HGTV, available on DStv Compact and up 

Organising expert Cas Aarssen helps overwhelmed clients with their messy spaces. After identifying their distinct organising style, she uses video calls and online conferencing to guide them through the process of bringing flow back to their homes.  

CATCH UP  

All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite 

Genre: Professional wrestling 

Professional male and female wrestlers compete against each other in an AEW Dynamite event in order to emerge victorious. Featuring wrestlers such as C.M. Punk, Darby Allin and Chris Jericho. 

A Million Little Things 

Genre: Drama 

The lives of a group of carefree friends from Boston change when one of them shockingly dies. They soon realise the importance of cherishing their friendship. 

Shrill 

Genre: Comedy 

A struggling young journalist is determined to change her life without changing her body. While dealing with an unreliable boyfriends, sick parents and a perfectionist boss, she begins to understand that she's just as good as everyone else. 

Married At First Sight 

Genre: Reality 

A group of singles agree to marry partners chosen for them by a team of relationship experts. Looking forward to a perfect match, they meet their mates for the first time on their wedding day.

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DStv Weekly Content Highlights for 3-9 December 2021

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