DStv Weekly Highlights

On your Screen 14 October 2021

DStv Weekly Highlights

DStv Weekly Highlights

LOCAL (SOUTHERN)

Zuba

Genre: Drama

Monday 11 October at 20:00 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up

The story of Zuba continues, one about love, trust and betrayal. The story revolves around an innocent, rural teenage girl who has to leave her family and education behind to do a maid’s job with a complex, wealthy urban family.

Gomora

Genre: Drama

Tuesday 12 October at 19:30 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up

Gomora is a story about inequality. It's about the rich and the poor and how fine the line between the two can be. It follows the lives of two families and how their worlds collide.

Mamazala

Genre: Drama

Wednesday 13 October at 21:00 on Moja Love, available on DStv Compact and up

‘Mamazala’ explores the dynamics of in-law relationships and the challenges they bring with them. Hosted by Dingaan Mokebe, Mamazala is committed to resolving family issues with in-laws and educating viewers on the misunderstandings between members of one home.

Legacy

Genre: Drama

Thursday 14 October 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)

My Flatmates

Genre: Comedy

Monday 11 October at 20:00 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up

Four guys share a flat, and their daily quest for better lives leads to fun escapades.

Eve

Genre: Drama

Monday 11 October at 22:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up

Years after Ezinne and Peter started EE & A, they tackle a high-profile murder case. An emotionally fragile Ugo attends therapy and Mama Ugo longs for her family.

 Brethren

Genre: Drama

Tuesday 12 October at 20:00 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up

Bara and Dag, Tina and Chief Kurokeme's adopted sons are forced into a partnership after finding out that their father's illicit gang was responsible for their mother's death.

My Siblings and I

Genre: Comedy

Wednesday 13 October at 21:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up

A narrative where we see the happenings through the eyes of each sibling in the family, everyone's life is subjective to the opinion of others.

 

LOCAL (EAST)

Date My Family Uganda

Genre: Reality

Sunday 10 October at 19:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up

Ugandan singles look for love in a unique twist to the traditional dating show, as a young lover meets three families hoping to meet the partner of their dreams.

Mpali

Genre: Drama

Monday 11 October at 19:00 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up

The Nguzu plantation land is filled with a lot of anxiety and fear as Mr. Nguzu declares the truth about his newly discovered son.

Selina

Genre: Drama

Tuesday 12 October at 19:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up

Selina, in pursuit of evidence to prove her innocence, has no option but to go all out, but will her quest derail her hopes for love?

Chapterz

Genre: Drama

Wednesday 13 October at 18:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up

For every chapter written, there are invisible verses. For every human, there are skeletons in the closet.

 

SPORT

European World Cup Qualification: Germany v Romania

Sport: Football

Friday 8 October at 20:45 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up

Germany and Romania will clash for a European World Cup Qualification match, meeting in their Group J fixture at the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg.

European World Cup Qualification: Andorra v England

Sport: Football

Saturday 9 October at 20:45 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up

Minnows Andorra will hope to upset England in a Group I World Cup Qualification match set for the Estadi Nacional in Andorra la Vella.

PGA Tour: Shriners Children’s Open

Sport: Golf

Friday 8 – Sunday 10 October at 23:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium

The PGA Tour will host the Shriners Children’s Open at the TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, with a purse of $7million.

Formula 1: Turkish Grand Prix

Sport: Motorsport

Sunday 10 October at 15:00 on SuperSport Motorsport, available on DStv Premium

The 2021 Formula 1 World Championship heads to Intercity Istanbul Park for the Turkish Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen set to continue their title battle.

 

ESPN

NFL: Seattle Seahawks v Los Angeles Rams

Sport: American Football

Friday 8 October at 02:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up

The NFL continues with this Regular Season clash between the Seattle Seahawks and the Los Angeles Rams at the Lumen Field.

ESPN College GameDay

Sport: American Football

Saturday 9 October at 15:00 on ESPN 2 available on DStv Compact and up

Catch ESPN’s in depth coverage of NCAA College American Football with ‘GameDay’ building up to a run of back-to-back matches.

NFL: Atlanta Falcons v New York Jets

Sport: American Football

Sunday 10 October at 15:30 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up

The NFL continues with this Regular Season clash between the Atlanta Falcons and the New York Jets at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

NFL Live

Sport: American Football

Monday 11 October 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 Purge

Genre: Thriller

Friday 8 October at 21:35 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium

The members of a wealthy family find themselves in trouble when they are held hostage by a murderer during the Purge, a period where all criminal activity is legalised. Starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey, directed by James DeMonaco.

The Fighting Temptations

Genre: Comedy, musical

Saturday 9 October at 17:30 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium

With huge debts and no job, Darrin Hill's only hope is a surprise inheritance worth $150,000. But first, he must get his hometown choir in shipshape condition. This, by no means, is going to be easy. Starring Beyonce and Cuba Gooding Jr, directed by Jonathan Lynn.

Failure to Launch

Genre: Comedy

Saturday 9 October at 19:00 on M-Net Movies 4, available on DStv Access and up

In a bid to move their middle-aged son Tripp out of their house, Al and Sue hire Paula, an expert. However, Paula soon realises that Tripp is different from the rest of her clients. Starring Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by Tom Dey.

Jiu Jitsu

Genre: Action

Sunday 10 October at 20:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium

Every six years, an ancient order of jiu-jitsu fighters joins forces to battle a vicious race of alien invaders. But when a celebrated war hero goes down in defeat, the fate of the planet and mankind hangs in the balance. Starring Nicolas Cage and Tony Jaa, directed by Dimitri Logothetis.

                                                                                                                                                                TELENOVELAS

The FrontLiners

Genre: Drama

Sunday 10 October at 21:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Access and up

‘The FrontLiners’ follows the lives of Dr. Ishani Arora and Dr. Siddhant Mathur; complete opposites who struggle to deal with their personal issues.

Loli’s Luck

Genre: Drama

Monday 11 October at 22:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up

Loli must face her new reality and learn that work is not everything in life: the true meaning of success is family and love.

This Is Fate

Genre: Drama

Tuesday 12 October at 21:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up

‘This is Fate’ is a steamy narrative drama revealing how fate plays its role in the lives of two optimistic sisters, Preeta and Shristi.

A Passion for Revenge

Genre: Drama

Wednesday 13 October at 18:00on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up

The story tells the tale of the humble and hard-working Gallardo brothers' quest for vengeance against the wealthy and powerful Del Junco family.

 

KIDS

Heroes of the City

Genre: Animation

Sunday 10 October at 18:05 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up

Paulie Police Car and Fiona Fire Engine help the townspeople find thieves, put out fires, and solve mysteries.

Phineas and Ferb

Genre: Animation

Monday 11 October at 18:15 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up’

Phineas and Ferb embark on various adventures during their summer vacation, while trying to keep their sister from interfering with their plans.

Bubble Guppies

Genre: Animation

Tuesday 12 October at 15:10 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up

‘Bubble Guppies’ takes the phrase "school of fish" literally as fish-tailed preschoolers attend school in an underwater classroom. Children learn about topics such as science, math and literacy through original music.

Thomas and Friends

Genre: Animation

Wednesday 13 October at 17:40 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up

Located on the imaginary island of Sodor, a place where every vehicle has its own characteristics, Thomas, a tank engine, and his friends face exciting adventures.

 

INTERNATIONAL

Killer Siblings

Genre: Crime, documentary

Monday 11 October at 20:00 on CBS Justice, available on DStv Compact Plus and up

‘Killer Siblings’ delves into the disturbing true stories of some of the deadliest siblings of all time. Featuring exclusive interviews and first-hand accounts, the series explores the minds, upbringings and motivations of family members who were driven to kill. Each hour-long episode profiles a different set of siblings and the brutal crimes they committed, offering insight into their murderous bond and what led them down a path to murder.

Baptiste

Genre: Mystery

Monday 11 October at 21:00 on BBC Brit, available on DStv Compact and up

(New season) Julien Baptiste travels to Hungary to help Emma Chambers, the British Ambassador. Her whole family is missing but this is no ordinary kidnapping: dark forces are at work.

Selling The Big Easy

Genre: Reality, lifestyle

Monday 11 October at 21:00 on HGTV, available on DStv Compact and up

(New season) Real estate agent Brittany Picolo-Ramos helps potential homebuyers find their dream home in historic New Orleans.

D-Day: Wings of Victory

Genre: History

Tuesday 12 October at 22:00 on Curiosity Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up

Could the Allies have won the war without aviation? Discover what went on behind the scenes of the historic, ambitious aerial battle that raged over Normandy.

 

CATCH UP

The Murder Tapes

Genre: Crime, documentary

Investigation Discovery's ‘The Murder Tapes’ chronicles homicide investigations using raw and unfiltered footage, including body-cam, surveillance and interrogation-room footage. Family members react in real time, investigators give their first impressions at crime scenes and suspects protest their innocence before coming clean.

Grill of Victory

Genre: Cooking contest

Travel Channel turns the growing subculture of hobbyists who are building insane, tricked-out barbecue grills into a competition. Set in a different American city, each episode features three teams facing off with their homemade mega-grills to see which team has the best BBQ skills.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Genre: Documentary

Chef Anthony Bourdain travels across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

Genre: Sci-fi, action

Rip Hunter, a time traveller, comes to know of Vandal Savage's plan to cause an apocalypse to destroy Earth and time. However, he assembles superheroes to thwart Savage's evil plan and save the world.

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