DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 9-15 June 2023
All times CAT
Genre: News, actuality
Sunday 11 June at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
‘Carte Blanche’ features in-depth investigations into the most important and news-worthy issues in Southern Africa.
Lenyalo Ha se Papadi
Monday 12 June at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up
Follow Desmond and Mpho as they end their marriage and navigate co-parenting, family, finances, and dating - while still living under the same roof!
Wednesday 14 June at 21:30 on 1Magic, available on DStv Compact Plus and up
Veteran actor Patrick Mofokeng and Thuli Thabethe lead a strong cast in ‘Lingashoni’ a show that will tell a tale of a poverty-stricken farm worker who returns to his former life as a high-flying businessman after a decade-long memory loss.
Thursday 15 June at 21:30 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up
Belinda makes plans for Shi Mumbi to leave his marriage to the point that he goes to stay with her. During this time Shi Mumbi and Belinda discover some money Bana Mumbi has been saving in Shi Mumbi’s suitcase.
Monday 12 June at 22:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up
The bond between best friends Fejiro and Adesoye is put to the test... will their relationship survive under the strain?
Tuesday 13 June at 22:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up
This thrilling masterpiece follows the incredible journey of a young girl who is forced to flee her village with other girls after it is destroyed by armed men. Just when you think things can't get any worse, they are abducted by insurgents and taken to an unknown location.
Wednesday 14 June at 22:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up
Three friends have been unlucky with love and now, Kamsi, Nengi and Funbi lean on each other as they navigate through life, love and success.
Thursday 15 June at 16:00 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Family and up
Two rival film production houses have fierce battles for box-office dominance, which sees them taking their rivalry from film-sets to industry boardrooms and everywhere in between!
Monday 12 June 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 fuelled by love, jealousy, grief, and hatred.
Tuesday 13 June at 17:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up
‘Pazia’ takes you through the journey of a child who fought to the death to survive the breakup of his parents' marriage.
Wednesday 14 June at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up
‘Sanura’ is a story about a beautiful young lady caught up in a bitter conflict between the deep-rooted cultures of society and the liberated and independent woman she aspires to be.
Juniors Drama Club
Thursday 15 June at 18:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up
JDC follows the lives of primary school students, their dramatic parents and witty non- teaching staff.
French Open – Roland Garros
Friday 9 to Sunday 11 June at 12:00 on SuperSport Tennis, available on DStv Premium
The 2023 French Open concludes at Roland Garros in Paris, with the Women’s and Men’s singles finals on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
PGA Tour: RBC Canadian Open
Friday 9 to Sunday 11 June at 20:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium
The PGA Tour continues with the RBC Canadian Open, held at St. George’s Golf and Country Club in Toronto and featuring a purse of $9million.
UEFA Champions League Final
Saturday 10 June at 21:00 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up
The 2022-23 UEFA Champions League draws to a close with the final, held at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
MotoGP: Grand Prix of Italy
Sunday 11 June at 14:00 on SuperSport Motorsport, available on DStv Premium
The sixth round of the 2023 MotoGP season is the Grand Prix of Italy, held at the Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello in Florence.
PFL 4: Featherweights & Light Heavyweights
Friday 9 June at 01:00 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up
Catch the fourth PFL event of the 2023 season, featuring featherweight and light heavyweight fights from the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
MLB: Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals
Saturday 10 June at 22:10 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up
Catch Major League Baseball (MLB) action on Saturday night when the Atlanta Braves take on the Washington Nationals.
Tuesday 13 June 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 13 June 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.
Saturday 10 June at 18:00 on M-Net Movies 3, available on DStv Compact and up
The true story of a British businessman unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Forming an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer hoping to prevent a nuclear confrontation, the two men work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel Brosnaham, directed by Dominic Cooke.
The Bad Guys
Genre: Comedy, adventure
Sunday 11 June at 16:30 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium
After a lifetime of legendary heists, notorious criminals Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula are finally caught. To avoid a prison sentence, the animal outlaws must pull off their most challenging con yet -- becoming model citizens. Starring Sam Rockwell and Awkwafina, directed by Pierre Perifel.
Last Seen Alive
Genre: Thriller, action
Sunday 11 June at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium
After Will Spann's wife suddenly vanishes at a gas station, his desperate search to find her leads him down a dark path that forces him to run from authorities and take the law into his own hands. Starring Gerard Butler and Jaimie Alexander, directed by Brian Goodman.
The Woman King
Genre: Drama, action
Sunday 11 June at 20:05 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
After provoking the empire of Oyo by liberating enslaved women, General Nanisca prepares to face the wrath along with an all-women army of her own. Starring Viola Davis and Lashana Lynch, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Monday 12 June at 21:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Family and up
The series focuses on the lives of several nurses, specifically on the trials and tribulations of María Clara González, played by Diana Hoyos.
Tuesday 13 June at 09:35 on TLNovelas, available on DStv Family and up
Marina miraculously survives and grows happily around nature next to Damiana, who teaches her how to see the world differently, for Marina was born blind.
Twist of Fate
Wednesday 14 June at 14:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up
Pragya's fate takes a turn when she has to move back to a city she never planned to find herself in, in order to fulfil her daughter's wishes and dreams.
Close To My Heart
Thursday 15 June at 11:30 on StarLife, available on DStv Family and up
The story revolves around Ginni Garewal and Aditya Raj Singh. Ginni runs a roadside restaurant in Amritsar with her family and is searching for love and solutions to her family's problems. On the other hand, Aditya Singh aspires to become one of the world's highest hoteliers and finds the answers he is seeking in Ginni.
PJ Masks Power Heroes
Saturday 10 June at 17:30 on Disney Junior, available on DStv Access and up
‘PJ Masks Power Heroes’ showcases the series’ original characters Catboy, Owlette and Gekko and the addition of six new diverse ‘Power Heroes’ who are ready to discover even more nighttime and crime-fighting adventures.
Looney Tunes Cartoons
Monday 12 June at 15:35 on Cartoonito, available on DStv Family and up
Cartoon shorts featuring cherished characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Sylvester, Tweety, Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, Taz, Marvin the Martian, and Beaky Buzzard.
Teen Titans Go!
Tuesday 13 June at 17:35 on Cartoon Network, available on DStv Access and up
The superheroes Robin, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy love saving the world. But after they decide to stop fighting crime, things do not go as planned.
Genre: Nature, education
Thursday 15 June at 17:00 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up
Young presenters from Africa are sent on exciting missions across the continent to learn about various environmental challenges and try to mitigate and restore nature.
Hitler’s Coup 1923
Genre: History, documentary
Sunday 11 June at 20:15 on History Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up
Hitler’s Coup 1923 is the story around Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch, marking the first big attempt at taking over the German Chancellery with many of his key loyal servants already in place, Herman Goering, Rudolf Hess and Heinrich Himmler. All of them were part of his NSDA party, that came to power in 1933 after multiple failures, at the ballot box. Hitler’s Coup 1923 will take a closer look at those early years, Germany’s financial collapse, turning to this new saviour... with new talking heads bringing a fresh take.
Guy’s Ultimate Game Night
Genre: Game show, cooking
Monday 12 June at 19:55 on Food Network, available on DStv Compact and up
Guy Fieri welcomes Hollywood stars and celebrity chefs to the Flavortown Lounge for a night of hilarious, over-the-top food challenges. Each team battles it out to win money for their charity and have a chance at taking home the coveted golden frying pan.
And Just Like That
Monday 12 June at 20:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
New season. The women of ‘Sex and the City’ transition from the friendship they had in their 30s to a more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s.
Naked and Afraid: Solo
Wednesday 14 June at 20:55 on Discovery Channel, available on DStv Premium
Eight of the ‘Naked and Afraid’ franchise's most battle-tested survivalists attempt to tackle 21 days in locations across the globe but with no one to lean on for help.
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.
Genre: Comedy, drama
A modern-day examination of Black culture through the prism of pro football as the team tackles racism, sexism, and classism, all while trying to win.
The Bachelor in Paradise
The contestants who have featured on the previous seasons of 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette' get a chance to travel to a romantic destination and find love.
Big Little Crimes
Genre: Crime, documentary
The stories of ordinary beat coppers who stumble upon a key piece of evidence, such as a haul of stolen goods or a suspect on the run, and bring a major criminal to justice.