DStv Weekly Highlights 25 February – 3 March 2022

DStv Weekly Highlights 25 February – 3 March 2022

News 28 February 2022

DStv Weekly Highlights 25 February – 3 March 2022

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Carte Blanche 

Genre: Investigation 

Sunday 27 February at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Must-see television for award-winning journalism that will keep your finger on South Africa's news pulse. 

Makofi 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 28 February at 19:35 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

Makofi is about exploring the lengths people go in order to support and protect themselves, their families and friends when it comes to the realities in the world of  boxing and the common ups and downs of being in relationships. 

The River 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 1 March at 20:00 on 1 Magic, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Two separate worlds dramatically collide. Greed and betrayal rule the worlds of the wealthy businessmen and exploited township inhabitants. Love and blood bonds will be tested. 

The Ranakas 

Genre: Reality 

Thursday 3 March at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Straight from Dineo's Diary, meet Dineo Ranaka's family in the hilarious, heart-warming reality show that gives us a real glimpse of an ordinary African family - only there's nothing ordinary about this amazing group of people! 

LOCAL (WEST) 

Venge 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 28 February 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? 

My Siblings and I 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 1 March at 21:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Following the relationship between siblings in a family, including the antics and conflicts which change their lives forever. 

Ajoche 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 2 March at 19:00 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

Revenge, war, duty, honour, love, lust and destiny are the order of the day for the people of Ocholuje, as they learn to survive after uncovering some bitter truths once buried in the past. 

Riona 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 3 March 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 being fulfilled. 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Sanyu 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 28 February 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.  

Danga 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 1 March at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

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

Selina 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 2 March at 19:30 on Maisha Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

Selina, in pursuit of evidence to prove her innocence, has no option but to go an extra mile as tick-tock, the long hand of the clock moves. It is a bumpy ride as she finds herself caught between love and her quest. 

Omuliro Mix 

Genre: Music 

Thursday 3 March at 21:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

A pre-recorded 45-minute musical show that highlights Uganda’s top charting hits. 

SPORT

PGA Tour: The Honda Classic 

Sport: Golf 

Friday 25 to Sunday 27 February at 21:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium 

The PGA Tour continues with The Honda Classic in Florida, boasting a purse of $8million. 

UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Dariush 

Sport: MMA 

Sunday 27 February at 02:00 on SuperSport Action, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues with a Fight Night at the APEX Facility, headline by a lightweight bout between Ismal Makhachev and Beneil Dariush. 

Carabao Cup Final: Chelsea v Liverpool 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 27 February at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

Chelsea and Liverpool will battle to lift the Carabao Cup trophy when they meet in the final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. 

WTA Tour: Abierto Akron Zapopan Final 

Sport: Tennis 

Monday 28 February at 03:00 on SuperSport Tennis, available on DStv Premium 

The WTA Tour will feature the final of the Abierto Akron Zapopan tournament in Guadalajara in Mexico. 

ESPN 

NBA: LA Lakers v LA Clippers 

Sport: Basketball 

Saturday 26 February at 05:05 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Los Angeles derby between the Lakers and the Clippers will be the weekend’s top Regular Season game from the NBA. 

Scottish Premiership: Hibernian v Celtic 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 27 February at 13:55 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

Hibernian will look to put a dent in Celtic’s hopes of winning the 2021-22 Scottish Premiership title when the teams meet in Edinburgh on Sunday. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 1 March 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 1 March 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 Proposal 

Genre: Romance, comedy 

Saturday 26 February at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

When New York editor Margaret faces deportation, she convinces her assistant Andrew to marry her in return for a promotion. However, when she visits his hometown, it changes her in many ways. Starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, directed by Anne Fletcher. 

Daddy Day Camp 

Genre: Comedy 

Sunday 27 February at 16:00 on M-Net Movies 4, available on DStv Access and up 

Two fathers launch a summer day camp for children to provide them with the luxuries they never experienced. However, they soon face foreclosure and have to enlist outside help to keep it afloat. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr, directed by Fred Savage. 

Furious 7 

Genre: Action, thriller 

Sunday 27 February at 18:00 on M-Net Movies 3, available on DStv Compact and up 

Dominic and his family are caught in a quagmire when Shaw's brother seeks bloody revenge. They must not only deal with their enemy but also save a crucial programme from falling into the wrong hands. Starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, directed by James Wan. 

Wild Mountain Thyme 

Genre: Drama, romance 

Sunday 27 February at 20:00 on M-Net Movie 1, available on DStv Premium 

Rosemary falls head over heels in love with her neighbour, Anthony. He, however, finds himself dealing with his own problems when his father threatens to sell their family farm to his cousin. Starring Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan, directed by John Patrick Shanley.  

TELENOVELAS 

I Dare You To Leave 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 28 February at 19:00 on TLNovelas, available on DStv Access and up 

This is a heart-breaking story in which power, envy, selfishness and desire for ownership will tragically mark the deep love Paulina and Adrian feel for each other and who, against all odds, will fight for their love even if it costs them their very lives. 

Illusion 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 1 March at 19:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

‘Illusion’ s about Jhanvi, a perfect and loved daughter-in-law of the Mittal family creating a perfect picture of love and acceptance, but she is hiding revenge plans of her own. 

I Do 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 2 March at 20:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

‘I Do’ Follows the Journey of Zoya, Born and bred in USA, who goes in search of her father in Bhopal but finds love with some trouble attached. 

The Search for Frida 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 3 March at 22:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘The Search for Frida’ revolves around a family whose lives have been turned upside down when a family member goes missing. The family discover hidden truths about each other as well as the lead. 

KIDS 

Noddy in Toyland 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 28 February at 19:10 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up 

The show follows the adventures of the mischievous yet helpful, wooden toy, Noddy, in the town of Toyland. 

Stuck in the Middle 

Genre: Family, comedy 

Tuesday 1 March at 17:00 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

Harley Diaz, a young genius and the middle child of her family, uses her creativity and technical know-how to stand out from her six siblings and deal with her busy parents. 

Deer Squad 

Genre: Animation 

Wednesday 2 March 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. 

The Clangers 

Genre: Family 

Thursday 3 March at 19:55 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up 

The Clangers are a woolen-knitted alien species who live on their little planet. Their misadventures often bring them face-to-face with the planet's other inhabitants. 

INTERNATIONAL 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 

Genre: News, satire 

Friday 25 February at 23:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Comedian John Oliver delivers the week's news by giving it a satirical twist. He discusses everything from politics to current events. 

The Clotilda: Last American Slave Ship  

Genre: Documentary 

Sunday 27 February at 21:00 on National Geographic, available on DStv Family and up 

It’s a CSI-style mystery, an emotional human drama and an underwater archaeological expedition. It’s the history of the last American slave ship: The Clotilda. 

Impossible 

Genre: Game show 

Monday 28 February at 20:00 on BBC Brit, available on DStv Compact and up 

Contestants compete against each other by answering a set of questions to avoid being eliminated and win the cash prize. 

Love in Paradise: The Caribbean 

Genre: Reality 

Tuesday 1 March at 21:00 on TLC, available on DStv Access and up 

Whisked away to Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica and Barbados, four Americans are trying to salvage relationships with their holiday flings. 

CATCH UP  

The Equalizer 

Genre: Drama 

Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. 

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 

Genre: Comedy 

Several stand-up comedians perform in front of an audience while taking suggestions from them, thereby improvising their acts. 

Too Large 

Genre: Reality 

With the help of bariatric surgeon Dr. Procter, morbidly obese individuals attempt to lose weight in order to change their lives forever; they face challenges as they work to reinvent their lifestyles. 

The Mating Game 

Genre: Documentary 

‘The Mating Game’:Finding a mate isn't just about love - the survival of an entire species could depend on it. 

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DStv Weekly Highlights 25 February – 3 March 2022

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