DStv Weekly Highlights 18-24 March 2022

DStv Weekly Highlights 18-24 March 2022

News 21 March 2022

DStv Weekly Highlights 18-24 March 2022

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Wanilata? 

Genre: Reality, game show 

Friday 18 March at 21:00 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

A fun and heart-warming new dating reality game show, ‘Wanilata?’ is an adaptation of the popular Mzansi Magic show ‘Uyang’thanda Na?’ which sees singletons finally confessing their long-hidden feelings to their crush during a surprise date. 

Ubuntu 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 21 March at 21:30 on One Zed, available on DStv Compact and up 

Chief Mukango promises his cousin 'Tachimba', that he will succeed him as chief of Ubuntu when he dies. Things taken an unexpected turn when a sickly and dying, Chief Mukango names his daughter, Thandiwena heir to the throne instead. 

DiepCity 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 22 March at 20:30 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Explore 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 still in high school, just to make ends meet. 

Ekhaya 

Genre: Reality 

Thursday 24 March at 21:30 on Moja Love, available on DStv Family and up 

Ekhaya, hosted by Siyabonga Mdlalose, highlights the issues around property ownership. Property disputes are a common occurrence in our communities. Since greed is a great leveller, wars over property take place across the strata, from low-income households to ultra-rich families.  

LOCAL (WEST) 

Nigerian Idol 

Genre: Reality, music competition 

Sunday 20 March at 20:30 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Join judges Simi, Obi Asika, Dbanj and host Ik Osakioduwa as they search for a brand new Nigerian Idol. 

The Rishantes 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 21 March at 21:00on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Seven years after the explosive events that Surrounded the Zamani family and Lufu group, the three Rishantes have created a new life for themselves in the Rishante mansion. 

Music Buzz 

Genre: Music 

Tuesday 22 March at 18:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

Hosted by the DNA twins, ‘Music Buzz’ showcases the hottest tunes in Nigeria as well as musicians and comedians. 

Unmarried 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 23 March at 21:00 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.  

LOCAL (EAST) 

Sesiria 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 21 March at 18:30 on Pearl Magic, 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 estate. 

Kitimtim 

Genre: Comedy 

Tuesday 22 March at 20:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Kitimtim’ is a comedy about Pili, her husband Zunde, and their extended family. Follow their hilarious antics in this sitcom. 

Kina 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 23 March 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. 

Mama & Me 

Genre: Drama, comedy 

Thursday 24 March at 20:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

‘Mama & Me’ is a thrilling dramedy about a university lecturer and her three daughters. While it takes the audience through the dark struggles of the main characters, at heart this is a show spiced with humour.  

SPORT 

PGA Tour: Valspar Championship 

Sport: Golf 

Friday 18 to Sunday 20 March at 20:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium 

The PGA Tour continues with the Valspar Championship, held at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Florida and offering a purse of $7.8million. 

UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Aspinall 

Sport: MMA 

Saturday 19 March at 22:00 on SuperSport Action, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues with a Fight Night at the O2 Arena in London, headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alexander Volkov and Tom Aspinall. 

Formula 1: Bahrain Grand Prix 

Sport: Motorsport 

Sunday 20 March at 17:00 on SuperSport Motorsport, available on DStv Premium 

The 2022 Formula 1 World Championship gets underway on Sunday 20 March with the Bahrain Grand Prix. Will Max Verstappen get his title defence off to a winning start? 

Premier League: Liverpool v Manchester United 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 20 March at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Premier League will witness one of its most famously rivalries, as Liverpool host Manchester United an Anfield on Sunday evening. 

ESPN 

NCAA Basketball: March Madness Round 1 

Sport: Basketball 

Friday 18 March at 18:00 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NCAA Basketball men’s competition has reached the ‘March Madness’ phase, with Round 1 matches set to be played on Friday evening. 

NBA: Indiana Pacers v Portland Trail Blazers 

Sport: Basketball 

Sunday 20 March at 21:30 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NBA Regular Season continues with a potential thriller between the Indiana Pacers and the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 22 March at 22:00 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 22 March at 23:00 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 

Anti-Life (Breach) 

Genre: Sci-fi 

Saturday 19 March at 18:00 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium 

Fleeing a devastating plague on Earth, an interstellar ark comes under attack from a new threat – a shape-shifting alien force intent on slaughtering what's left of humanity. Starring Bruce Willis and Rachel Nichols, directed by John Suits. 

Come Away 

Genre: Fantasy, adventure  

Saturday 19 March at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

While siblings, Peter and Alice, struggle to help their parents cope with the loss of their eldest son, David, they find themselves pulled into different fantasy worlds. Starring Keira Chansa and Jordan A. Nash, directed by Brenda Chapman. 

Elcano & Magellan, The First Voyage Around The World 

Genre: Animation, adventure 

Sunday 20 March at 16:00 on M-Net Movies 3, available on DStv Compact and up 

The remarkable story of Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano's voyage around the world. A journey into the unknown that began in 1519 in Seville and ended three years later in the same place. Starring Kandido Uranga and Karol Jankiewicz, directed by Angel Alonso. 

Boss Level 

Genre: Action, fantasy 

Sunday 20 March at 21:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Roy Pulver, a retired soldier, is stuck in a time loop and is being changed by several assassins. When he comes to know about the death of his wife, he grows suspicious and tries to investigate. Starring Frank Grillo and Naomi Watts, directed by Joe Carnahan. 

TELENOVELAS 

Lord of the Skies 

Genre: Drama 

Friday 18 March at 23:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

A humble man wanted to become the richest and most powerful man in the world of drug trafficking in Mexico. To do so, he was capable of anything, and to maintain his power, he was even capable of changing his face. 

A Lockdown Love Story 

Genre: Drama 

Sunday 20 March at 19:00 on Star Live, available on DStv Family and up 

Dhruv and Sonam are excited to finally get married as they plan their wedding. However, their plans are disrupted when the prime minister announces a sudden nationwide lockdown. 

The Boss 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 21 March at 18:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘The Boss’ tells the story of a rivalry between two females for the ownership and control of the gold capital of Mexico San Pedro del Oro. 

Twist of Fate 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 23 March at 21:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

Sarla Arora, who runs a marriage hall, hopes to see her daughters, Pragya and Bulbul, married. The sisters have their own dreams and ambitions but it all changes when Purab and Abhi enter their lives. 

KIDS 

Tik Tak 

Genre: Education 

Saturday 19 March at 08:15 on CBeebies, available on DStv Access and up 

Children's series through which toddlers can develop their cognitive skills. Items and scenarios they can explore include a mosaic lion and the disco dance of knights, dancing apples in a garden conservatory, and a shepherd catching ball. 

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 21 March at 15:15 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

Teenager Marinette changes into Ladybug, her clandestine superhero persona, while her classmate and crush Adrien transforms into Cat Noir, his secret superhero persona, to shield Paris from evil. 

Overlord and the Underwoods 

Genre: Comedy 

Monday 21 March at 17:15 on Nickelodeon, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

The Underwoods, a normal, good hearted family, have their lives thrown off kilter when the second most wanted bad guy in the galaxy moves in with them under witness protection. 

Anna & Friends 

Genre: Animation 

Wednesday 23 March at 18:10 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Six-year-old Anna lives daily adventures with friends including impatient Froga the frog, thoughtful Ron the cat, overly-confident Bubu the dog and naïve Christopher the orange worm.  

INTERNATIONAL 

Murder Under The Friday Night Lights 

Genre: Crime, documentary 

Friday 18 March at 21:00 on Discovery ID, available on DStv Compact and up 

Across the United States, high school football unites small-town communities. But when a heinous murder shatters that Friday night dream world, the crime ripples beyond those immediately impacted, and the community will never be the same again.  

Kirsten Schaal: Live at the Fillmore 

Genre: Stand-up comedy 

Sunday 20 March at 21:00 on Comedy Central, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Known to many as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and as an eccentric crazed fan on HBO's Flight of the Conchords, Kristen Schaal unleashes her hysterical comedic wit upon San Francisco in this original one-hour special. 

Surgeons: At The Edge Of Life  

Genre: Medical, documentary 

Tuesday 22 March at 20:00 on BBC Earth, available on DStv Premium 

The highly-acclaimed programme returns for a fourth series to reveal the extraordinary work of some of the UK's top surgeons. These medical professionals undertake some of the most complex operations in the world, where technical skill is paramount. 

CSI: Vegas 

Genre: Crime, thriller 

Thursday 24 March at 20:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

A team of criminalists analyse, investigate and solve cases using physical evidence – all based in ‘Sin City’, Las Vegas. 

CATCH UP  

FBI 

Genre: Drama, thriller 

Special agents Maggie Bell and Zidan from the New York branch of the FBI work together to keep the city and country safe. 

Ordinary Joe 

Genre: Comedy, drama 

Life is all about the choices one makes... and sometimes, what one does in a single moment can change everything. Joe Kimbreau faces one of these decisions at his college graduation, leading to three parallel stories that diverge from that night. 

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. 

Sex Actually with Alice Levine 

Genre: Documentary 

Alice Levine is stepping out of her comfort zone to embark on a journey of sexual discovery. She explores what sex means for modern Brits - whether they're doing it for pure pleasure, for money, or even seeking spiritual enlightenment. 

Back to News