DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 17-23 December 2021

News 20 December 2021

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 17-23 December 2021

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Landlady Meets Landlord 

Genre: Drama, comedy 

Friday 17 December at 20:30 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

From catastrophic sessions to con artists and arrests, you can be sure to witness it all on this dramedy series, ‘Landlady Meets Landlord’. 

Mamazala 

Genre: Reality 

Tuesday 21 December at 15:00 on Moja Love, available on DStv Access and up 

This show provides mediation for troubled relationships. Dingaan Khumalo will facilitate raw and honest dialogue that promotes love and respect. 

Izangoma Zodumo 

Genre: Reality 

Wednesday 22 December 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, “’arger than life’ social lives, relationships and professional careers. 

Legacy 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 23 December 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) 

Mercy What Next? 

Genre: Reality 

Sunday 19 December at 18:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Since the success of the ‘Pepper Dem’ season of Big Brother Naija & winning it – Mercy has remained in the spotlight. This will be the spinoff to the early Mercy & Ike Show – however, this programme will focus on Mercy’s growth, lifestyle and more.  

Unbroken 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 20 December at 20:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

Tivdo and Jesse are crazy in love - and it seems like all is well. Until the 30th wedding anniversary of Tivdo's parents. 

Unmarried 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 20 December at 22:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Have it all? Three inseparable ladies strive to survive the dynamics of friendship, career challenges and relationships. 

Music Buzz 

Genre: Music, lifestyle 

Wednesday 22 December at 21:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Every week, the hosts are joined by guests ranging from OAPs to music commentators, comedians and a host of other industry players as trending industry issues and personalities are discussed. 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Date My Family Uganda 

Genre: Reality 

Sunday 19 December 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 prospective partners ‘date’ three different families. 

Pazia 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 20 December at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Pazia’ takes you on the journey of a child who struggled against death and then recovered to save his parents’ marriage. 

Kovu 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 20 December at 20:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up 

Jaffar relocates his family back in Kenya after 29 years of living in Tanzania only for his wife's dark secrets to cause conflicts and hatred in the family. 

Sanyu 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 22 December 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. 

SPORT 

First Test: South Africa v India  

Sport: Cricket 

Friday 17 to Tuesday 21 December at 10:00 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium 

South Africa and India will meet in the first of a three-match Test Series, with the action getting underway on Friday 17 December at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. 

Premier League: Leeds United v Arsenal 

Sport: Football 

Saturday 18 December at 19:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Premier League will host a late kick-off on Saturday 18 December which sees Arsenal visit Elland Road to face Leeds United. 

UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus 

Sport: MMA 

Sunday 19 December at 02:00 on SuperSport Action, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will continue with a Fight Night at the APEX Facility in Las Vegas, headlined by a heavyweight main event between Derrick Lewis and Chris Daukaus. 

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 19 December at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

Tottenham Hotspur will hope to claim an upset home win in North London when they welcome Mohamed Salah and Liverpool for a Premier League clash. 

ESPN 

NFL: Los Angeles Chargers v Kansas City Chiefs 

Sport: American Football 

Friday 17 December at 03:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Los Angeles Chargers will welcome the Kansas City Chiefs to the SoFi Stadium for a Friday morning NFL battle. 

NFL: Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings 

Sport: American Football 

Tuesday 21 December at 03:15 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NFL Regular Season will continue with a battle between the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings, set for Soldier Field on Tuesday morning. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 21 December 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 21 December 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 

Beaus of Holly 

Genre: Romance, comedy 

Friday 17 December at 17:30 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

A woman proposes to her boyfriend, who says he has to work things out with an ex before he can give an answer, leaving her to take a romantic sleigh ride alone with a sympathetic driver. Starring Jennifer Freeman and Johnny Pacar, directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. 

Spider-Man: Far From Home 

Genre: Action 

Saturday 18 December at 21:30 on M-Net Movies 4, available on DStv Access and up 

Peter Parker, the beloved superhero Spider-Man, faces four destructive elemental monsters while on holiday in Europe. Soon, he receives help from Mysterio, a fellow hero with mysterious origins. Starring Tom Holland and Zendaya, directed by Jon Watts. 

The Croods: A New Age 

Genre: Animation, family 

Sunday 19 December at 18:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

While looking for a home, the Croods stumble into the walled land owned by the Betterman family. They are looked down upon by the technologically advanced Bettermans but help them during a crisis. Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds, directed by Joel Crawford. 

Wrath of Man 

Genre: Crime, action 

Sunday 19 December at 20:05 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

H is a mysterious man who starts working for a cash moving truck company. He becomes known for using amazing precision and dexterity to neutralise robbers. However, H is actually out for revenge. Starring Jason Statham and Scott Eastwood, directed by Guy Ritchie. 

TELENOVELAS 

Mismatched 

Genre: Drama 

Sunday 19 December at 20:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

Mismatched narrates the tale of Shaurya, a chauvinist who believes that every girl's future belongs in the kitchen. He is in for a surprise when he crosses paths with Anokhi. 

Halita 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 20 December at 20:30 on Novela Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Halita is the story of a 19-year-old village girl forced to leave familiarity due to unavoidable necessity. When her mother Rebecca takes ill, Halita is drawn by the promise of being able to help her family but ends up as the Zamani house help. 

Jodha and Akbar 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 20 December at 21:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

Jodha is a fiery Rajput princess who is obliged to marry a Mughal emperor, Akbar, for political reasons. Eventually, mutual respect and admiration lead to true love. 

Loli’s Luck! 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 21 December at 22:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

Loli Aguilar is an independent, successful woman who works as the executive producer of Global Radio Group, the number one radio station on the West Coast of the United States. While Loli's career is on the rise, her love life slides into the background. 

KIDS 

Fireman Sam 

Genre: Animation 

Sunday 19 December at 18:10 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up 

From emergencies at sea to disasters at the barbecue, Fireman Sam and his reliable crew are always present to save the day with their skills. 

Bunk’d 

Genre: Family, comedy 

Sunday 19 December at 19:05 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

Emma, Ravi and Zuri Ross go to the summer camp in Maine, where their parents had met for the first time. 

Santiago of the Seas 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 20 December at 17:35 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up 

Capitan Santiago, frog Kiko, cousin Tomas and mermaid Lorelai lead a magic pirate ship on heroic sea quests, having to outsmart and out-pirate villains and enemies along the way. 

JoJo and Gran Gran 

Genre: Animation 

Tuesday 21 December at 15:35 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up 

JoJo, a five-year-old girl, adores her grandmother, Gran Gran, who lives close to her home and surprises her by planning fun things whenever they spend time together. 

INTERNATIONAL 

Ancient Aliens 

Genre: Reality, investigation 

Saturday 18 December at 19:25 on History Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Historians and experts investigate various events, legends and texts throughout history that may contain evidence of contact between humans and extraterrestrial life. 

Santa’s Baking Blizzard 

Genre: Cooking 

Sunday 19 December at 19:00 on Food Network, available on DStv Compact and up 

Three teams of bakers join forces with master ice sculptors to create mind-blowing Christmas scenes. Host Casey Webb presents the competitors with challenges as they pursue their shot at the finale and a $25,000 prize. 

Jamie Oliver Together: Christmas Special 

Genre: Cooking, lifestyle 

Monday 20 December (Part I) and Tuesday 21 December (Part II) at 20:00 on BBC Lifestyle, available on DStv Compact and up 

Featuring recipes from Jamie's brand new book ‘Together’, join the Oliver family for a Christmas feast in this two-part special.  

Hot Mess House 

Genre: Reality, lifestyle 

Thursday 23 December at 20:00 on HGTV, available on DStv Compact and up 

Professional organiser Cassandra Aarrssen helps families get their homes and lives organised and back on track. 

CATCH UP  

The UnXplained with William Shatner 

Genre: Paranormal, actuality 

Actor and science fiction icon William Shatner shines a light on mysterious subjects, events and phenomena around the world that have gone unexplained for years. 

My Life is Murder 

Genre: Drama 

Private investigator Alexa Crow always fights the good fight, whether it be a baffling crime or just in her everyday life. 

Black Tax 

Genre: Comedy 

Growing up in a tightly-knit black community has helped Thuli a lot - but when her ship finally starts to come in, and distant family starts coming out of the woodwork, how much longer does she need to keep paying her black tax?  

America's Book of Secrets 

Genre: Documentary 

Journalists and law enforcement officials reveal secrets linked to America's past, which were previously not exposed to the public. Hosted by Lance Reddick. 

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DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 17-23 December 2021

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