Outstanding local series on DStv, 27 August-2 September


From Nêrens, Noord-Kaap to Temptation Island, make DStv your local relaxation destination this week

Outstanding local series on DStv, 27 August-2 September

DStv loves a taste of local, and there’s always room in the pot for more flavour.

kykNET (DStv channel 144) kicks things off with their newest local drama series, Nêrens, Noord-Kaap, which veteran actor Frank Opperman plays a widowed farmer in the Northern Cape who’s estranged from his three sons. Based on the award-winning play by Nico Scheepers.

VIA (DStv channel 147) brings us a brand-new lifestyle cooking show called Boerediva with the fabulous actress Heléne Lombard. And local designer Diaan Daniels is also back helping brides in S2 of Die Bruid-boetiek.

Episode 5 of the African Original Crime Drama Reyka is a must-watch on Sunday, 29 August, and there are more weekend treats in store with 2 local TV movies – Umhlukanisi and Blessers – on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161).

And there’s always more drama in our local telenovelas, LegacyGomoraLingashoni and Isono.

Make yourself at home with DStv’s slate of local series. And for more snack-sized info on DStv’s biggest shows, check out #OhSnack on the DStv YouTube Channel.

Sneak peek trailers

Nêrens Noord-Kaap
Temptation Island South Africa

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Mzansi movies


After 7 years of marriage, a domestic worker finds herself falling in love with her boss. Her husband finds out about it and manipulates her to rob the man and his family who she has grown to love and respect.

Watch on Saturday, 28 August on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:30

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Blessers EPG 2014

A chaotic South African dramedy in which a powerful, middle-aged CEO and his family, who have expensive recreational habits, learn the hard way that their choices have consequences.

Watch on Saturday, 28 August on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 21:30

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Temptation Island South Africa (3)
Temptation Island South Africa S1

In episode 2 of this reality series, the couples reunite to make their first date selection. MJ stands up for the woman he loves when Nthabi butts heads with the single girls. Sifiso flirts with Palesa, while Ceejay keeps his word to MJ about Nthabi.

Watch on Thursday, 2 September on Showmax

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In this local film, Natalie flees after her disastrous wedding leads to an accidental death. After she reunites with her rebellious best friend, Poppie, who is heavily pregnant, the 2 young women escape together on horseback across the endless winter landscape. Starring Nicole Fortuin and De Klerk Oelofse.

Watch on Thursday, 2 September on Showmax

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