DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 14-20 January 2022

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 14-20 January 2022

News 17 January 2022

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 14-20 January 2022

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Mungoma 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 17 January at 19:30 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

Secrets, betrayal, greed and love are exposed and endured as a family fight for control of a music empire. 

Dloz’lami 

Genre: Reality, actuality 

Tuesday 18 January at 22:00 on Moja Love, available on DStv Family and up 

Dloz’lami gives emotional balance to families that lives with uncertainties and validate their suspicions by connecting with their spiritual guides. Hosted by Thembi Nyathi this reality show will offer spiritual guidance and try to find some answers for the participants who are facing difficulties in their lives. 

The Queen 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 19 January at 21:00 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

When the husband of a successful businesswoman and loving wife discovers her dreadful secrets, she is forced into a corner, with no choice but to do the unthinkable. 

Legacy 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 20 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) 

Movement Japa 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 17 January at 22:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Three friends desperate to leave the country for the west set out as ship stowaways but end up on the wrong ship, barreling their lives down a dark and violent tunnel where love and redemption await at the end.  

Riona 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 18 January at 19:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

A wicked King. A village under siege. Strata. Class. And an Uprising. Rebellion looms as King Ofotokun does all he can to stop a dark prophesy from getting fulfilled: That a child born under the rising of the dark moon will take his life. But destiny is against him. 

The Johnsons 

Genre: Comedy 

Wednesday 19 January at 21:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

A family sitcom focused on an average family based in Lagos Nigeria, their diverse traits and how they cope with what life has to offer them. 

Venge 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 20 January at 21:30 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

A woman’s quest for vengeance uncovers a world of scandal, secrets, lies and betrayal. Will vengeance be the means to an end or the very end itself? 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Maisha Mkanda 

Genre: Investigation 

Sunday 16 January at 19:30 on Maisha Magic East, available on DStv Access and up 

A series that delivers topics of interest to the Kenyan public. Told in a compelling narrative style, it reveals sides to Kenya that are uplifting and at times horrifying. 

Chapterz 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 17 January at 20:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

For every chapter written there are invisible verses. For every human being, there are skeletons in the closet and a story they want to keep secret. 

Danga 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 18 January at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

Danga follows the lives of three sisters, Pipi, Angel and Mo, who have come to the city in search of a better life after the abuse of men. 

Mama & Me 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 20 January at 20:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

This drama series follows the life of a middle-aged teacher. Things take a turn for the worst after she loses her husband and is accused of killing him. She finds herself in a dangerous situation and has to do everything in her power to prove her innocence.  

SPORT   

PGA Tour: Sony Open in Hawaii 

Sport: Golf 

Friday 14 to Sunday 16 January at 02:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium 

The PGA Tour will continue with the Sony Open in Hawaii, set for the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu and offering a purse of $7.5million. 

Premier League: Manchester City v Chelsea 

Sport: Football 

Saturday 15 January at 14:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Premier League will feature a key match in the title race on Saturday 15 January, as Manchester City play host to Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium. 

UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Chikadze 

Sport: MMA 

Sunday 16 January at 00:01 on SuperSport Action, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

The UFC returns in 2022 with a Fight Night at the APEX Facility, headlined by a featherweight bout between Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze. 

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 16 January at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

The North London derby will bring the weekend’s Premier League action to a close, with Tottenham Hotspur looking to avenge an earlier defeat to Arsenal. 

ESPN 

NHL: Florida Panthers v Dallas Stars 

Sport: Ice Hockey 

Saturday 15 January at 02:00 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

Catch some thrilling ice hockey action as the NHL season continues with a clash between the Florida Panthers and the Dallas Stars. 

EFL Championship: Hull City v Stoke City 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 16 January at 13:55 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

Hull City will chase three points in the EFL Championship when they welcome Stoke City to the KC Stadium for a Sunday afternoon clash. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 18 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 18 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 

City Hunter 

Genre: Action, comedy 

Friday 14 January at 19:00 on KIX, available on DStv Compact and up 

U.S. criminals hijack a cruise ship with a gluttonous private eye aboard who is seeking a magnate's missing daughter. Starring Jackie Chan and Joey Wong, directed by Wong Jing. 

Fast Five 

Genre: Action, thriller 

Friday 14 January at 20:00 on Studio Universal, available on DStv Compact and up 

Dom and Brian travel from one country to another, trying to throw the authorities off their scent. Now they have to bring their team together one more time while being chased by a federal agent. Starring Paul Walker and Vin Diesel, directed by Justin Lin. 

For Your Eyes Only 

Genre: Thriller 

Friday 14 January at 22:15 on M-Net Movies 3, available on DStv Compact and up 

After a British information-gathering vessel sinks into the sea, Agent 007 is given the responsibility of locating the lost encryption device and thwarting it from entering inimical hands. Starring Roger Moore and Carole Bouquet, directed by John Glen. 

Fatale 

Genre: Thriller 

Sunday 16 January at 21:05 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

After a wild one-night stand, a successful sports agent watches his perfect life slowly disappear when he discovers the sexy and mysterious woman he risked everything for is a determined police detective who entangles him in her latest investigation. Starring Hilary Swank and Michael Ealy, directed by Deon Taylor. 

TELENOVELAS 

Geet 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 17 January at 18:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

The story revolves around a small town woman named Geet and how she tackles all the difficulties that come in her way. 

100 Days To Fall In Love 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 18 January at 21:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

This tells the story of best friends, Laura and Antonia, who after almost 20 years of marriage each decide to take a 100-day break from their respective spouses. During this hiatus, they examine their relationships and explore what it means to date in the modern world. 

I Do 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 19 January at 20:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

Zoya Farooqui, a fun-loving girl brought up in the USA, travels to Bhopal in search of her biological father, where she slowly falls in love with Asad Ahmed Khan. 

All Roads Lead To Love 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 20 January at 19:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘All Roads lead to Love’ is about Eva Soler, a tough and determined beauty who always dreamed of becoming a truck-driver, she inherits her late father’s truck, and her life seemingly starts to fall into place.  

KIDS 

Fifi and the Flowertots 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 17 January at 13:05 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up 

This animated children's series follows the warm and fuzzy adventures of a band of little beings inhabiting a magical garden world. 

Marvel’s Spider-Man 

Genre: Animation 

Tuesday 18 January at 11:05 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

Spider-Man, his team of friends and other superheroes unite to fight against Venom who plans to gain control over the Earth. 

Deer Squad 

Genre: Animation 

Wednesday 19 January at 14:30 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up 

Kai, Lola, Rammy and Bobbi are four heroic young deer that protect the animals who live in Central Forest and the people living in Platinum City. 

Teletubbies 

Genre: Family 

Thursday 20 January at 14:00 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up 

Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa and Po play around, laugh, dance and sing as they go about their days in a scenic Teletubbyland while a baby-faced sun interacts with them in a fun way. 

INTERNATIONAL 

United States of Al 

Genre: Comedy 

Friday 14 January at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

A Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio finds friendship in Al, the interpreter who served with his unit in Afghanistan and has just arrived to start a new life in America. 

An Unexpected Killer 

Genre: Crime, documentary 

Friday 14 January at 20:00 on CBS Justice, available on DStv Compact and up 

Interviews and re-enactments paint a picture of chilling murder investigations before a shocking killer is unmasked. 

Lost Relic Hunters 

Genre: History, documentary 

Friday 14 January at 20:15 on The History Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

‘Lost Relic Hunters’ follows the work of one of the world’s most prolific collectors of antiquities, Hamilton White, and his long-time friend and business partner, Carl Cookson. The intrepid duo are back on the trail of some truly astonishing relics and historical pieces. 

Destination Fear 

Genre: Reality 

Monday 17 January at 22:05 on Travel Channel, available on DStv Family and up 

In Travel Channel's ‘Destination Fear’, 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.  

CATCH UP  

All American 

Genre: Drama 

Spencer James is a rising football player who makes the shift to an affluent Beverly Hills school on his coach's advice. He struggles to find his footing as the new team is threatened by his arrival. 

The Goldbergs 

Genre: Comedy 

A young member of a dysfunctional family recounts his childhood days with his overbearing mother, hot-tempered father, rebellious older sister, high-strung older brother and suave grandfather. 

The Real Housewives of Potomac 

Genre: Reality 

The ‘Real Housewives’ franchise continues to expand across America, with this edition landing in Potomac, Md., a community of rolling hills and gated mansions just up the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.  

The $100,000 Pyramid 

Genre: Game show 

Revival of the classic game show, hosted by Michael Strahan. With the help of their game partners, contestants paired with celebrities must guess words or phrases that appear on the show's pyramid-shaped gameboard to win money. 

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DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 14-20 January 2022

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