Thrilling reality series, 23-29 July on DStv


DStv’s exciting reality TV finds, from vintage Brooklyn to Storage Wars

Thrilling reality series, 23-29 July on DStv

Whatever your fascination, DStv has a reality show to tell you more. Billy Buys Brooklyn and Storage Wars combine the thrill of discovery with a touch of history.

The Johnston family takes us inside little people’s lives when 7 Little Johnstons returns. And there are more real stories about real people when Peter Rosenberg talks to musicians in Open Late and Embarrassing Bodies: From The Clinic tackles medical issues.

If you want to stay home, spend time with Helen Tzouganatos in Loving Gluten Free S1 or hit the road with Richard Ayoade in Travel Man: 48 Hours In…, go ghost-hunting in Haunting In The Heartland S1, or explore exciting architecture in Grand Designs New Zealand.

Explore even more real people in all the outrageous and intriguing reality series on DStv. And for more snack-sized info on DStv’s biggest shows, check out #OhSnack on the DStv YouTube Channel.

10 shows to watch this week

Billy Buys Brooklyn S1

Antiques dealer Billy Leroy lost his long-running store Billy’s Antiques & Props in Manhattan when developers tore down his building. Now he’s starting over in Brooklyn and is eager to share what he has on his shelves.

Watch from Sunday, 25 July on Discovery Channel (DStv channel 121) at 20:00

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Storage Wars S13 (1)

Storage Wars S13

This series follows buyers who snap up abandoned storage units in California, without seeing the contents, in the hope of making a profit. Dan and Laura Dotson and the rest of the bidders are all back, ready to find treasures.

Watch from Monday, 26 July on Lifetime (DStv Channel 131) at 19:15

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Travel Man

Travel Man: 48 Hours In…

Richard Ayoade and his travelling companion, actress and comedian Kathy Burke (Miss Grizzlesniff in the series School of Roars), are on a 48-hour trip to Spain’s bustling cultural hub Barcelona, where they’ll experience all this tourist attraction has to offer.

Watch on Friday, 23 July on Curiosity Channel (DStv channel 185) at 19:00 

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Haunting In The Heartland S1

Paranormal investigator Steve Shippy travels across the US, piecing together puzzles to solve local mysteries with forensic attention to detail. This series blends the language of true-crime documentary with the creeping terror of ghost-hunting.

Watch from Monday, 26 July on Travel Channel (DStv channel 179) at 22:05

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Grand Designs New Zealand S03 EPG

Grand Designs New Zealand S4

Hosted by architect Chris Moller, this series shares the stories of ambitious creatives who are taking on the challenge of building their own unique and inspirational homes.

Watch from Monday, 26 July on The Home Channel (DStv channel 176) at 13:00

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America’s Funniest Home Videos: Animal Edition S1

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’s Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton Banks) hosts this animal-focussed version of America’s Funniest Home Videos that presents short clips of hilarious pets, awesome wildlife and everything in between.

Watch from Wednesday, 28 July on Nat Geo Wild (DStv channel 182) at 18:00

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Loving Gluten Free S01 HERO

Loving Gluten Free S1

Series host Helen Tzouganatos was diagnosed with coeliac disease at the age of 32. Since then, she’s dedicated her time to mastering gluten-free cooking and shares her favourite recipes with viewers.

Watch from Monday, 26 July on The Home Channel (DStv channel 176) at 10:00

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7 Little Johnstons S6a 16X9

7 Little Johnstons S6B

The Johnstons are a family of seven living with Achondroplasia Dwarfism. As this season begins, dad Trent and mom Amber are celebrating their kids’ 21st birthday as Jonah hits the landmark around Christmas 2020.

Watch from Wednesday, 28 July on TLC (DStv channel 135) at 20:00

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Open Late

Open Late S2

Peter Rosenberg’s late-night talk show returns for more conversation with hot music and entertainment industry stars. Kicking off the season, Smokepurpp tells Peter about his collaboration album with Travis Barker.

Watch from Wednesday, 28 July on 1Magic (DStv channel 103) at 22:00

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Embarrassing Bodies From The Clinic

Embarrassing Bodies: From The Clinic S1-4

This unique reality series marathon features episodes in which patients come to see Dr. Christian Jessen about their embarrassing ailments. The first episode places Mr. Paul Anderson, a men’s health specialist, in the spotlight.

Watch from Monday, 26 July on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) at 21:00

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