DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 21-27 January 2022

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 21-27 January 2022

News 24 January 2022

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 21-27 January 2022

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Zuba 

Genre: Drama 

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. 

Isibaya 

Genre: Drama 

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. 

Izangoma Zodumo 

Genre: Reality 

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 

Genre: Reality 

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. 

LOCAL (WEST) 

Mercy What Next 

Genre: Reality 

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. 

Enakhe 

Genre: Drama 

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.  

Dilemma 

Genre: Drama 

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. 

Music Buzz 

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. 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Prestige 

Genre: Drama 

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. 

La Familia 

Genre:  

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. 

Hullabaloo Estate 

Genre: Comedy 

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. 

Between Us 

Genre: Drama 

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. 

SPORT 

PGA Tour: The American Express 

Sport: Golf 

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 

Sport: Football 

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. 

UFC 270 

Sport: MMA 

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 

Sport: Football 

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. 

ESPN 

NBA: Washington Wizards v Toronto Raptors 

Sport: Basketball 

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. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

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. 

NFL Live 

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. 

MOVIES 

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. 

In Plainview 

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. 

Occupation Rainfall 

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. 

TELENOVELAS 

Fooled Into Love 

Genre: Drama 

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 

Genre: Drama 

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. 

These Streets 

Genre: Drama 

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 

Genre: Drama 

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.  

KIDS 

The Adventures of Chuck and Friends 

Genre: Animation 

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. 

Ghostforce 

Genre: Animation 

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 

Genre: Animation 

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. 

INTERNATIONAL 

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.  

Marrying Millions 

Genre: Reality 

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. 

Yellowjackets 

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 

Genre: Reality 

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. 

CATCH UP  

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 

Genre: Documentary 

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. 

Dr. Mercy 

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 

Genre: Drama 

‘The Hot Zone: Anthrax’ tells the story of the Amerithrax attacks that took place after the 9/11 attacks rocked the United States. 

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DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 21-27 January 2022

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