DStv Weekly Highlights 31 December 2021 – 6 January 2022

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 31 December 2021 – 6 January 2022

News 04 January 2022

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 31 December 2021 – 6 January 2022

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Landlady Meets Landlord 

Genre: Drama, comedy 

Friday 31 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 4 January 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 5 January 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 6 January 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 2 January 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 3 January 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 3 January 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 5 January 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 2 January 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 3 January 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 3 January 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 5 January 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 

Premier League: Arsenal v Manchester City 

Sport: Football 

Saturday 1 January at 14:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

New Year’s Day will open with a Premier League thriller, as Arsenal welcome Manchester City to the Emirates Stadium in London. 

Premier League: Chelsea v Liverpool 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 2 January at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

Two of the leading contenders for the Premier League title, Chelsea and Liverpool, will meet at Stamford Bridge in London for a Sunday evening battle. 

Third Test: South Africa v India  

Sport: Cricket 

Monday 3 to Thursday 6 January at 10:00 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium 

The Third and final Test between South Africa and India gets underway on the morning of Monday 3 January at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. 

Fourth Test: Australia v England 

Sport: Cricket 

Wednesday 5 to Thursday 6 January at 01:30 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium 

Catch Days 1 and 2 of the Fourth Test of ‘The Ashes’ between Australia and England, set for the Sydney Cricket Ground. 

ESPN 

NFL: Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings 

Sport: American Football 

Monday 3 January at 03:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NFL Regular Season will continue with the Green Bay Packers welcoming the Minnesota Vikings to Lambeau Field in Wisconsin. 

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers v Cleveland Browns 

Sport: American Football 

Tuesday 4 January at 03:15 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NFL Regular Season will continue with the Cleveland Browns travelling to the Heinz Field to face the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 4 January 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 4 January 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 

The Canton Godfather 

Genre: Action 

Friday 31 December at 19:00 on KIX, available on DStv Compact and up 

Kuo Cheng-Wah, a kind-hearted boy, is cheated by Tung and loses all his money after arriving in Hong Kong. Madame Kao, a poor flower-seller, urges him to buy a red rose stating it will bring him luck. Starring Jackie Chan and Anita Mui, directed by Jackie Chan. 

Greenland 

Genre: Drama, thriller 

Saturday 1 January at 18:30 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium 

Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin drive this chaos-filled film. As comet fragments hit the earth, a family scrambles to safety while the world around them turns into chaos. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil 

Genre: Fantasy, drama  

Sunday 2 January at 15:00 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

Maleficent alienates herself from Aurora when she opposes her engagement with Prince Phillip. Unknown to them, an enemy lurks, waiting to capitalise on their discord and destroy all that they love. Starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, directed by Joachim Ronning. 

21 Jump Street 

Genre: Action, comedy 

Monday 3 January at 20:30 on Studio Universal, available on DStv Compact and up 

Schmidt and Jenko are high school friends who go on to become police officers. The two friends go undercover as students in order to bust a drug ring and find the source of a synthetic drug. Starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, directed by Phil Lord & Chris Miller. 

TELENOVELAS 

Mismatched 

Genre: Drama 

Sunday 2 January 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 3 January 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 3 January 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 4 January 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 2 January 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 2 January 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 3 January 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 4 January 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 

The Hair Loss Clinic 

Genre: Reality 

Friday 31 December at 20:00 on TLC, available on DStv Access and up 

Featuring leading hair transplant surgeon Dr. Edward Ball and hair and scalp specialist Eva Proudman, this brand new series aims to transform the lives of men and women emotionally affected by dramatic hair loss and other embarrassing scalp issues. 

Destination Fear 

Genre: Actuality, travel  

Monday 3 January at 22:05 on The Travel Channel, available on DStv Family and up 

Documentary filmmaker Dakota Laden, his sister, Chelsea, and his best friend, Tanner Wiseman, travel across the country in an RV to spend nights in haunted locations.  

The Blacklist 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 4 January at 21:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

A wanted fugitive mysteriously surrenders himself to the FBI and offers to help them capture deadly criminals. His sole condition is that he will work only with the new profiler, Elizabeth Keen. 

How To Garden 

Genre: Reality, lifestyle 

Tuesday 4 January at 21:30 on The Home Channel, available on DStv Access and up 

On the second season of How to Garden, Carol Klein continues to enthral and help those with a keen interest in getting better at gardening! She has been honing her horticultural skills at Glebe Cottage for more than 40 years. 

CATCH UP  

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cookery Course 

Genre: Cooking, lifestyle 

Gordon Ramsay goes one-on-one with the viewer to teach them step by step how to cook on a budget, bake like a pro, make tasty fast food and a five-star feast. 

In The Dark 

Genre: Drama 

Blind 20-something Murphy is drifting through life in a haze of drunkenness, and her only friends are her understanding roommate Jess and Tyson, a sweet teenager she met when he saved her from a violent mugging. Murphy's life is turned upside down when, while out for a walk with her guide dog, she stumbles upon what she is certain is Tyson's lifeless body in the alley outside her apartment. 

Hacks 

Genre: Comedy, drama 

A dark mentorship forms between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comic, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old comedy writer. 

Killer Siblings 

Genre: Crime, documentary 

Telling the twisted stories of some of the most maniacal siblings in history. Through exclusive interviews and firsthand accounts, the series will delve into the evil minds of siblings who partnered together to commit some of the most heinous and sophisticated homicides. 

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DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 31 December 2021 – 6 January 2022

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