DStv WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 14-20 October 2022:
All times CAT
Friday 14 October at 20:30 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up
A mischievous alcohol-loving garden boy is in perpetual pursuit of ways to get rich quick so that he can live his dream life. His efforts land him in constant trouble with either his demanding girlfriend, his tolerant employers or their bossy maid.
The Saturday Showdown
Genre: Game show
Saturday 15 October at 18:30 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up
‘The Saturday Showdown’ is a fun-and-games, laugh-a-minute show with the biggest prize pot in the history of Mzansi Magic! Five teams will face-off every Saturday in a knock-out competition where they will be competing for over R3 million in cash prizes!
Genre: News, actuality
Sunday 16 October at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
‘Carte Blanche’s is South Africa’s premier weekly investigating journalism show, with stories that are hard-hitting and of vital importance.
Thursday 20 October at 20:00 on 1Magic, available on DStv Compact Plus and up
The River is set in Pretoria and follows the lives of the Dlaminis and the Mokoenas, two families from different backgrounds that are brought together and divided by the discovery of a diamond in Cullinan, just a stone’s throw away from Pretoria.
Monday 17 October at 21:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up
Fate leads two estranged lovers full circle after a cruel separation leaves them with a dilemma that bears consequences of a long-forgotten past.
Tuesday 18 October at 19:00 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up
The story of two rival production houses and their fierce battles for box-office dominance in the competitive Nigerian market.
Wednesday 19 October at 19:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Family and up
In this hilarious comedy, four friends who share an apartment muddle their way through their chaotic lives.
Thursday 20 October at 23:00 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up
‘Comedy Nites’ is a half-hour, stand-up comedy television show that boasts an array of top-notch performances that sets the stage ablaze from a blend of newly-discovered, fast-rising and established comedians, all in a cosy, comedy club setting.
The Salvado Show
Sunday 16 October at 19:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up
Uganda's premier comedy talk show, hosted by MC Patrick 'Salvado' Idringi, that includes celebrity guest interviews and stand-up sets from the hottest comedians of the day.
Monday 17 October at 19:00 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up
Danga is about two ladies, Pipi and Angel, with their friend Mo, who came to the city to find a good life.
Tuesday 18 October 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 wealthy urban family, where she falls for the young son of the house.
Wednesday 19 October at 17:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up
Jua Kali is a series that depicts the diversity of life, happiness, sadness, greed and betrayal. Love seems to be the antidote and a trap for many, where they will seek asylum.
PGA Tour: Zozo Championship
Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October at 03:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium
The PGA Tour continues with the Zozo Championship, set for the Narashino Country Club in Inzai, Japan.
T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka v Namibia
Sunday 16 October at 06:00 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium
The 2022 T20 World Cup will open on the morning of Sunday 16 October with a clash between Sri Lanka and Namibia at the Geelong Cricket Ground.
MotoGP: Grand Prix of Australia
Sunday 16 October at 05:00 on SuperSport Motorsport, available on DStv Premium
The 18th round of the 2022 MotoGP World Championship will be the Grand Prix of Australia at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.
Premier League: Liverpool v Manchester City
Sunday 16 October at 17:30 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up
Premier League champions Manchester City will face a stern test when they head to Anfield to face Liverpool on Sunday.
NFL: Chicago Bears v Washington Commanders
Sport: American Football
Friday 14 October at 02:15 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up
The 2022-23 NFL regular season continues with a clash between the Chicago Bears and the Washington Commanders on Friday morning.
NFL: Philadelphia Eagles v Dallas Cowboys
Sport: American Football
Monday 17 October at 02:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up
The 2022-23 NFL regular season continues with a clash between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys on Monday morning.
Tuesday 18 October 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 18 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.
Genre: Animation, family
Saturday 15 October at 15:55 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium
Gavin, a city mouse, and his friend Matthew go aboard a ship, where they encounter Chester who is in need of help. Later, the trio fight against the wicked weasel clan. Starring Justine Ezarik and Nash Grier, directed by Tomohiro Kawamura and Yoshihiro Komori.
Genre: Comedy, action
Saturday 15 October at 16:35 on M-Net Movies 3, available on DStv Compact and up
FBI agent Sarah comes to Boston to track an elusive drug lord and bag a promotion for herself. However, before she can interrogate a lead, she must deal with Mullins, another cop who likes to go solo. Starring Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock, directed by Paul Feig.
Genre: Sci-fi, drama
Saturday 15 October at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium
Nick and Emily run a business wherein they help people relive their favourite memories. However, when a woman seeks their help to look for her missing set of keys, they find themselves in trouble. Starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson, directed by Lisa Joy.
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins
Saturday 15 October at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium
Snake Eyes becomes a member of the Arashikage clan, an ancient ninja society, after saving the life of Tommy. But unknown to them, he is working with their enemy to steal a powerful gem. Starring Henry Golding and Andrew Koji, directed by Robert Schwentke.
Monday 17 October at 22:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up
The life of the Reyes and Elizondo family runs smoothly, until a death triggers a series of events that will shake their destinies forever. Their loyalty and love will be put to the test, while hate brings something unexpected.
Keeping My Family Together
Tuesday 18 October at 18:10 on TLNovelas, available on DStv Family and up
This is the story of the Rueda family, who will face tough tests of fate to prove that love is the only answer, that love transcends everything
Twist Of Fate
Wednesday 19 October at 15:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Family 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.
Meet The Family
Thursday 20 October at 21:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up
Scriptwriter George Cruz is struck by three life crises in one go: His mother dies, his wife abandons him and he's suffering from writer's block as he desperately tries to write another hit.
JoJo & Gran Gran
Monday 17 October at 14:05 on Cartoon Network, available on DStv Access 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.
Genre: Education, game show
Tuesday 18 October at 13:20 on Cbeebies, available on DStv Access and up
Children compete in a series of challenges, taking place against the backdrop of a shipwreck, in order to find hidden jewels and earn the determined prize.
Dragons Rescue Riders
Wednesday 19 October at 14:00 on Dreamworks, available on DStv Family and up
Twins Dak and Leyla spend their days rescuing dragons and helping people in their adopted town, Huttsgalor.
Thursday 20 October at 16:30 on NickToons, available on DStv Family and up
A yellow sea sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants, who enjoys being a cook at Krusty Krab, lives in the Pacific Ocean. He embarks on various adventures with his friends at Bikini Bottom.
The Invasion of Belgium
Genre: History, documentary
Sunday 16 October at 21:05 on History Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up
On the 2nd of August 1914 Belgium did not expect to be at war, but by the following day, that was exactly its situation. That this small country could stop a German army ten times larger than its own was unthinkable. What followed in the first few days of the first world war was remarkable, bringing the first deaths, the first air raid, the first mass gas attack and the first battles of the first gallantry awards, all of which has been largely ignored by the enormity of the five million deaths that followed.
Beat Bobby Flay
Genre: Cooking, reality
Monday 17 October at 19:55 on Food Network, available on DStv Compact and up
A talented chef hosts a cooking showdown wherein culinary experts battle it out to win the ultimate culinary duel. The winner gets a chance to compete with Bobby Flay.
Inside the Factory
Tuesday 18 October at 19:00 on BBC Earth, available on DStv Premium
Discover the skill, scale and technology involved in the creation of your favourite foods and goods. Gregg Wallace visits some of the largest factories in Europe to reveal the astonishing processes and machinery behind high-volume manufacturing.
Last Stand of the Javan Rhino
Genre: Wildlife, documentary
Wednesday 19 October at 22:00 on Curiosity Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up
Deep within the Javan jungle, an expedition has set out in search of the last stand of the world’s rarest rhino. Once prolific across Asia, the Javan Rhino now exists only in Java, where photographer Toby Nowlan is on a mission to photograph the species in hopes of protecting it from extinction.
After becoming the medical director of one of the United States's oldest public hospitals, Dr Max Godwin sets out to reform the institution's neglected and outdated facilities to treat the patients.
Steve Rannazzisi: Breaking Dad
Comedian Steve Rannazzisi reveals embarrassing personal secrets, talks about his demanding sons and describes what it takes to be a modern family man in his stand-up act.
Britain’s Got Talent
In order to win the title, the people of Britain showcase their talent ranging from mundane to the most extraordinary acts that are seemingly impossible.
Lost Gold of the Aztecs
Genre: History, documentary
‘Lost Gold of the Aztecs’ follows three families determined to break the 500-year-old curse of Emperor Montezuma and find the treasure believed to be made up of an enormous quantity of gold bars, silver, precious stones, jewellery, and other Aztec artefacts.