DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 21-27 January 2022
Monday 24 January at 20:00 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up
An innocent, rural teenage girl has to leave her family and education behind in order to work as maid for a wealthy family where she falls for the youngest son.
Tuesday 25 January at 20:30 on Mzansi Wethu, available on DStv Access and up
Set on the backdrop of the taxi industry, two young lovers who are torn apart by a century-old feud between two powerful families. From a valley long divided by too little resources, the bitter feud continues in Egoli.
Wednesday 26 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, “larger than life” social lives, relationships and professional careers.
Single and Mingle
Thursday 27 January at 19:00 on Moja Love, available on DStv Family and up
‘Single and Mingle’ is an all new dating show that is all about blind dates. At the end of the date they decide if they will remain single or continue to mingle.
Mercy What Next
Sunday 23 January at 19:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up
Mercy explains why she broke up with Ike and the aftermath of that experience. She gives an insight into her new business, endorsements, and life as a single lady.
Monday 24 January at 20:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up
‘Enakhe’, set in modern-day Benin City, tells the story of a rebellious daughter who, after the sudden death of her father, is forced by circumstances to grow in every way possible to become the leader of her extended family.
Tuesday 25 January at 21:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up
Fate leads two estranged lovers full circle after a cruel separation leaves them with a dilemma that bears consequences of a long-forgotten past.
Genre: Music, lifestyle
Wednesday 26 January at 18:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up
Hosted by the DNA twins and centres around the popular Naija Music Industry. It features the voices of popular OAPs, musicians and comedians.
Monday 24 January at 19:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up
Serial drama following the ups and downs of rival and executives from the same family. Their lust for power is fueled by love, jealousy, grief and ambition.
Tuesday 25 January at 21:00 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up
Mr. and Mrs. Ibrahim are blessed with wealth as well as five children, two boys and three girls. However, the family is soon embroiled in controversy.
Wednesday 26 January at 20:00 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up
Hullaballoo Estate is a comedy series that brings new meaning to the phrase ‘love thy neighbour’...or not depicting its residents and the conflicts between them in a humorous and authentic manner.
Thursday 27 January at 22:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up
A young village couple fight against circumstances and even their families as they look to hold onto their dreams of marriage.
PGA Tour: The American Express
Friday 21 to Sunday 23 January at 21:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium
The PGA Tour presents The American Express (formerly known as the Desert Classic) from the PGA West Courses in La Quinta, California.
Premier League: Manchester United v West Ham United
Saturday 22 January at 17:00 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up
Manchester United and West Ham United will meet for a Premier League clash at Old Trafford, with Hammers boss David Moyes looking to put one over his former team.
Sunday 23 January at 05:00 on SuperSport Action, available on DStv Compact Plus and up
UFC 270 will be headlined by Cameroonian fighter Francis Ngannou looking to defend his heavyweight world championship against former teammate Ciryl Gane.
Premier League: Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur
Sunday 23 January at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur will renew their intense rivalry with a clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday 23 January.
NBA: Washington Wizards v Toronto Raptors
Saturday 22 January at 03:15 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up
The NBA Regular Season continues with a clash between the Washington Wizards and the Toronto Raptors at the Capital One Arena.
NHL: Washington Capitals v Vegas Golden Knights
Sport: Ice Hockey
Tuesday 25 January at 02:00 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up
The Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights will have a battle on the ice when they meet for an NHL midweek game.
Tuesday 25 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.
Sport: American Football
Tuesday 25 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.
The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies
Genre: Fantasy, action
Friday 21 January at 11:20 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium
Bilbo fights against a number of enemies to save the life of his Dwarf friends and protects the Lonely Mountain after a conflict arises. Starring Martin Freeman and Richard Armitage, directed by Peter Jackson.
Genre: Crime, thriller
Friday 21 January at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 4, available on DStv Access and up
An ex-dirty-cop hiding in witness protection is hunted by the partner he betrayed, an unhinged hired gun and a jilted ex-lover who want his ill-gotten fortune – and their own brand of revenge – all to themselves. Starring Kevin Doree and Shaun Johnstone, directed by Matt Watterworth.
Tomorrow Never Dies
Genre: Thriller, action
Friday 21 January at 21:40 on M-Net Movies 3, available on DStv Family and up
James Bond, an undercover agent, sets out to prevent a media baron, Elliot Carver, from waging a war between China and the United Kingdom after he gets summoned by the Secret Intelligence Service. Starring Pierce Brosnan and Michelle Yeoh, directed by Roger Spottiswoode.
Genre: Sci-fi, action
Sunday 23 January at 21:35 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
Two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, survivors fight back in a desperate ground war. While casualties mount by the day, the resistance – along with some unexpected allies – uncovers a plot that could bring the war to a decisive end. Starring Jet Tranter and Dan Ewing, directed by Luke Sparke.
Fooled Into Love
Monday 24 January at 14:50 on TLNovelas, available on DStv Access and up
The Carmonas live a simple and peaceful rural life at a village in Mexico’s inland and they own one of the biggest mines of the region. They are forced to move to the city after the government pays them good money for their huge land.
My Heart Knows
Tuesday 25 January at 18:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up
Eighteen-year-old, Kalyani lives in Aurangabad with her parents, Atul and Madhuri. On their wedding anniversary, Madhuri slips on the balcony and tragically passes away.
Wednesday 26 January at 19:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up
‘These Streets’ revolves around the story of two young children, Shantanu and Puchki, who become close friends at a young age... and a complicated relationship as adults.
All Roads Lead To Love
Thursday 27 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.
The Adventures of Chuck and Friends
Monday 24 January at 19:55 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up
A group of assorted trucks has fun just playing around in this animated series for preschoolers that passes along plenty of positive messages in between the energetic escapades.
Tuesday 25 January at 15:15 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up
Three secondary school students secretly fight the ghosts that haunt their city.
The Adventures of Paddington
Wednesday 26 January at 15:05 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up
Young British bear Paddington writes letters to his Aunt Lucy celebrating the new things he has discovered through the day's exciting activities.
Topsy and Tim
Genre: Family, education
Thursday 27 January at 16:05 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up
Youngsters often see things from a different point of view than adults, as is the case for fun-loving twins Topsy and Tim. The series shows what family life is like from their viewpoint, often focusing on ordinary events.
When Missing Turns To Murder
Genre: Crime, documentary
Friday 21 January at 20:00 on CBS Justice, available on DStv Compact and up
Taking an intimate and emotional approach to missing persons cases, this series explores the human stories of unexpected loss, sharing the terrible moment at which each family learns that their missing loved one is now at the centre of a murder investigation.
Friday 21 January at 20:05 on Lifetime, available on DStv Compact and up
Six couples from starkly different backgrounds attempt to remove the vast differences between them and have a glorious wedding.
Genre: Drama, thriller
Friday 21 January at 21:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
‘Yellowjackets’ tells the narrative of a team of wildly talented high-school girls soccer players who survive a plane crash deep in the Ontario wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated but thriving team to warring, cannibalistic clans, while also tracking the lives they have attempted to piece back together.
Forged In Fire
Wednesday 26 January at 21:55 on The History Channel, available on on DStv Compact Plus and up
Top bladesmiths from different walks of life compete to create the best weapons and prove their effectiveness in a series of daunting challenges.
True Life Crime UK
Genre: Crime, investigation
Hosted by broadcast journalist Linda Adey, investigating the cases of Jayden Parkinson, Kirsty Maxwell, Champion Ganda and James Brindley.
UFOs: Secret Missions Exposed
Man has always been captivated with outer space; a look at the possibility that the government has been hiding top-secret space missions involving the Moon and even Mars.
Genre: Reality, lifestyle
For Dr. Mercy Odueyungbo, dermatology isn't just skin deep. In her Chicago practise, she specialises in treating the most unusual, extreme and rare skin disorders, while also helping patients regain a sense of confidence and self-worth.
The Hot Zone: Anthrax
‘The Hot Zone: Anthrax’ tells the story of the Amerithrax attacks that took place after the 9/11 attacks rocked the United States.