DStv Weekly Highlights 24-30 December

News 27 December 2021

DStv Weekly Highlights 24-30 December

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

My Kitchen Party 

Genre: Reality 

Friday 24 December at 21:00 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

‘My Kitchen Party’ takes you on a journey into preparations of one of the most important days of a soon to be bride. Every episode is filled with suspense, drama, laughter, team work, kept and broken promises as each different love story unfolds.  

Carte Blanche 

Genre: News, actuality 

Sunday 26 December at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

‘Carte Blanche’, an investigative news programme, has developed a high degree of credibility in South African television journalism and has been awarded more than 230 local and international awards for quality stories that have made a difference.  

DiepCity 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 28 December at 20:30 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

A fresh new telenovela that explores the struggle of four young women trying to make their way in the world. The show focuses on disillusioned young women who were forced into crime while in high school, just to make ends meet.  

Mpali 

Genre: Drama 

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

The season starts with debates of what will happen to everyone at the farm. The Nguzu plantation land is filled with a lot of anxiety and fear as Mr. Nguzu declares the truth about his newly discovered son. 

LOCAL (WEST) 

Tinsel 

Genre: Drama 

Friday 24 December at 21:00 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

The story of two rival production houses and their fierce battles for box-office dominance in the cut-throat Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ business. 

Venge 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 27 December 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?  

The Rishantes 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 28 December at 21:00 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

A brand new telenovela and a spin off of the hit series ‘Halita’, ‘The Rishantes’ expands on the already rich world and brings all-new drama to the viewer. 

Dilemma 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 29 December at 21:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Puppy love is what they called it. Kaineto Anolue, the only daughter of her well -to - do parents followed Kanan Hassani Mossilliou Paraiso - the son of their Beninese cook around the house all the time. The innocence of childhood did not make it plain to them tthat the Anolues would simply never let their daughter marry the help. 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Huba 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 27 December at 19:00 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

Two worlds collide, one controlled by money and the other overshadowed by greed. Will love or hate win out in this Kenyan series?  

Sesiria 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 28 December at 18:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

A young boy who comes from a rich family is faced with trials and tribulations in order to inherit and manage his late father's estates as stated in the will.  

Kina 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 29 December at 19:00 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up 

Kina is the story of an abandoned girl seeking justice for the murder of the man she thought was her father, while falling under the dangerous spell of a woman she doesn’t yet know is her mother. 

Prestige 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 30 December 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 hatred.  

SPORT 

Third Test: Australia v England 

Sport: Cricket 

Sunday 26 – Thursday 30 December at 01:30 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium 

Catch Days 1 to 5 of the Third Test match between Australia and England in the Ashes Series, slated for the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. 

Second Test: South Africa v India 

Sport: Cricket 

Sunday 26 – Thursday 30 December at 10:00 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium 

Catch Days 1 to 5 of the Second Test match between South Africa and India, slated for SuperSport Park in Centurion. 

Premier League: Liverpool v Leeds United 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 26 December at 14:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

Liverpool and Leeds United will look to shake off any Christmas hangovers when they meet in a Premier League clash at Anfield on Boxing Day. 

Premier League: Newcastle United v Manchester United 

Sport: Football 

Monday 27 December at 22:00 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

Newcastle United and Manchester United will renew their rivalry with a Monday-night clash at St. James Park, bringing the Premier League season to its exact halfway point. 

ESPN 

NFL: Tennessee Titans v San Francisco 49ers 

Sport: American Football 

Friday 24 December at 03:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NFL Regular Season will continue with the Tennessee Titans hosting the San Francisco 49ers at the Nissan Stadium. 

NFL: Green Bay Packers v Cleveland Browns 

Sport: American Football 

Saturday 25 December at 23:30 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NFL Regular Season will continue with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Cleveland Browns at the Lambeau Field. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 28 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 28 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 

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie 

Genre: Animation, family 

Friday 24 December at 18:00 on Studio Universal, available on DStv Compact and up 

Two naughty fourth-graders, George and Harold, hypnotise their school principal Benjamin Krupp and convince him that he is Captain Underpants, a superhero. Starring Dav Pilkey and Kevin Hart, directed by David Soren. 

Teen Titans Go! See Space Jam 

Genre: Animation, family 

Saturday 25 December at 15:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

The Teen Titans are visited by the Nerdlucks, the Space Jam villains who tried to capture Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes. Astonished to discover his fellow Titans have never seen Space Jam, Cyborg organises an exclusive watch party. Starring Greg Cipes and Scott Menville, directed by Peter Rida Michail. 

A Gospel Christmas 

Genre: Romance, comedy 

Saturday 25 December at 19:20 on Lifetime, available on DStv Compact and up 

A new pastor finds romance during Christmas time while trying to get the church choir ready for the town's annual Winter Jamboree. Starring Demetria McKinney and DeEtta West, directed by Erica Sutherlin. 

Wonder Woman 1984 

Genre: Action, fantasy 

Saturday 25 December at 20:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Wonder Woman finds herself battling two opponents, Maxwell Lord, a shrewd entrepreneur, and Barbara Minerva, a friend-turned-foe. Meanwhile, she also ends up crossing paths with her love interest. Starring Gal Gadot and Kristen Wiig, directed by Patty Jenkins. 

TELENOVELAS 

100 Days To Fall In Love 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 27 December at 21:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

This tells the story of best friends, Laura and Antonia, who after almost 20 years of marriage each decide to take a 100-day break from their respective spouses. During this hiatus, they examine their relationships and explore what it means to date in the modern world. 

Fooled Into Love 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 28 December at 21:30 on TLNovelas, available on DStv Family 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. 

Broken Hearts 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 29 December at 22:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

‘Broken Hearts’ follows Ahana, a young girl determined to live above her mother's selfishness and bad intentions, and find true love. 

My Heart Knows 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 30 December at 18:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

Follow the bitter-sweet relationship between a stepmother and daughter, as they look to come to terms with each other and the world changing around them. 

KIDS 

Pound Puppies 

Genre: Animation 

Sunday 26 December at 14:30 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up 

The show, based on a popular line of plush toys, features a group of not-so-ordinary dogs (known as Pound Puppies) whose goal is to find homes with loving families for lonely puppies. 

The Owl House 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 27 December at 17:50 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

Self-assured teenager Luz stumbles upon a portal to a magical realm where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and a tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical abilities, Luz pursues her dream of becoming a witch by serving as Eda's apprentice. 

Blaze and the Monster Machines 

Genre: Animation 

Tuesday 28 December at 17:15 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up 

AJ is an eight-year-old techie who drives monster-truck Blaze, the top racer in Axle City. The two go on adventures that have them taking on problems involving science and mathematics. 

Down on the Farm 

Genre: Family, education 

Wednesday 29 December at 15:00 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up 

JB and Storm present a show for young children about the animals and activities that take place on a farm. 

INTERNATIONAL 

Truck Hunters 

Genre: Reality, automotive 

Sunday 26 December at 16:00 on Ignition, available on DStv Family and up 

Follow this reality series about US off-road racing and rock crawling. Emotions are high as drivers race through unforgiving terrain. 

Million Dollar House Hunters 

Genre: Reality, lifestyle 

Monday 27 December at 18:30 on The Home Channel, available on DStv Access and up 

Very few of us have a big budget to spend on a house. On ‘Million Dollar House Hunters’, we meet the select few who have money to burn on high-end real estate. 

Inside Evil with Chris Cuomo 

Genre: Crime, investigation 

Monday 27 December at 21:00 on CBS Justice, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

CNN reporter Chris Cuomo explores the psyche of criminal offenders and the impact of nature vs. nurture on their violent behaviour. 

Sister Wives 

Genre: Reality 

Thursday 30 December at 22:00 on TLC, available on DStv Access and up 

Kody, a young man, has four wives and 18 children. The progressive polygamist family have to go through several hardships but they face them with honesty and love. 

CATCH UP  

The Family Chantel 

Genre: Reality 

‘90 Day Fiancé’ fan-favorites Chantel Everett and Pedro Jimeno are the focal point of ‘The Family Chantel’. Ever since Chantel introduced Pedro to her family under the false pretense of him coming to America on a student visa, the drama that followed has kept fans wanting to hear more of their story. 

Departure 

Genre: Drama 

When Flight 716 disappears over the Atlantic Ocean, Kendra Malley of the TSIB is selected to lead the team investigating the crash. Still devastated by the recent death of her husband, Kendra isn't sure she's up to the task. However, with the whole world watching, her team must race to find the missing aircraft and rescue possible survivors. 

Last Man Standing 

Genre: Comedy 

Mike Baxter, a marketing director of an outdoor sporting goods store, tries taking charge of his family that is dominated by the women of the house. 

The Happy Face Killer: Mind of a Monster 

Genre: Crime, documentary 

Det. Rick Buckner suspects that long-haul trucker Keith Jesperson may be the Happy Face Killer, one of history's most disturbed serial murderers; the detective must play a deadly cat-and-mouse game to prove Jesperson is the crazed killer they seek. 

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DStv Weekly Highlights 24-30 December

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