Reality TV highlights on DStv Compact in September

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uThando Nes’thembu, Joe Exotic and so much more to watch on DStv Compact this September

Reality TV highlights on DStv Compact in September

DStv Compact is your invitation to an evening with the world’s most fascinating people.

Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert give us a glimpse into their lives in We Got Love Teyana & Iman, in Louis Theroux: Shooting Joe Exotic, Louis looks back over a documentary on Joe that he made years back to explore the making of a madman, and the Mselekus are back in a brand-new season of uThando Nes’thembu.

Then if it’s glamour and design you’re after, DStv Compact rolls out the red carpet for the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards, along with brand-new HGTV (DStv channel 177) high-end home reno shows Home Town Takeover and Farmhouse Fixer – with former New Kids On The Block singer Jonathan Knight.

Just wait ’til you see what else is coming your way on DStv Compact this September…

Real people, real drama

We Got Love
We Got Love Teyana & Iman S1

Superstar couple Teyana Taylor (London in the Hit The Floor series) and Iman Shumpert (Rob in The Chi) take us inside their daily lives to meet their tight-knit entourage of family and friends as they work on exciting new projects for themselves and their little kids.

Watch from Sunday, 12 September on E! Entertainment (DStv channel 124) at 20:00

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Louis Theroux Shooting Joe Exotic (1)
Louis Theroux: Shooting Joe Exotic

10 years after Louis met Joe for the documentary America’s Most Dangerous Pets, Joe reached out to Louis personally to ask whether Louis would let him tell the “real” story. Now Louis looks back on his original documentary, including hours of unseen footage, to unpick the mystery of how Joe Exotic influenced the people around him.

Watch on Thursday, 2 September on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 20:00

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American Detective With Lt Joe Kenda S1

Retired Colorado Springs Police Department detective lieutenant Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter) hosts this true-crime documentary series. Each episode showcases a different homicide detective, including Joe Shillaci, Frank Dillard and Josh Hamilton, who put everything on the line to find justice for the dead, like murdered programmer Christian Rojas.

Watch from Thursday, 23 September on ID (DStv channel 171) at 21:00

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Homicide Hunter S8
American Detective With Lt Joe Kenda S1

Retired Colorado Springs Police Department detective lieutenant Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter) hosts this true-crime documentary series. Each episode showcases a different homicide detective, including Joe Shillaci, Frank Dillard and Josh Hamilton, who put everything on the line to find justice for the dead, like murdered programmer Christian Rojas.

Watch from Thursday, 23 September on ID (DStv channel 171) at 21:00

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Diana's Decades (70S Masters) 4
Diana's Decades S1

This 3-episode series examines some of the driving social forces in the last 3 decades of the 20th century through the life of the late Princess Diana, from her childhood in the 1970s, to her wedding in the early 1980s, to her divorce and death in the 1990s, and her relationship with the media.

Watch from Thursday, 2 September on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 20:00

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Uthando Nes’Thembu
uThando Nes’thembu S5

Reality series about businessman Musa Mseleku, his four busy, ambitious wives and their polygamous relationship. Filming on S4 ended in October 2020, so we have a lot of catching up to do. We’re dying to see what MaCele, MaKhumalo, MaYeni and MaNgwabe are up to now, including possible weddings for MaKhumalo and MaNgwabe.

Watch from Thursday, 16 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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Awards season

Live From E!: The Met Gala 2021

Who’s wearing what? Who’s dating who? E! is here to find out as they interview stars on the Red Carpet at The 2021 Met Gala. This year’s theme is American Fashion and guests will include Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Naomi Osaka, Tom Ford, Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri, and Anna Wintour.

Watch on Tuesday, 14 September on E! Entertainment (DStv channel 124) at 20:00

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Live From E!: The Primetime Emmys 2021

E! Reporters are on the red carpet of the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Cedric The Entertainer. This year, MJ Rodriguez becomes the first-ever Trans Woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy, for her lead role as Blanca Evangelista in Pose. So far, comedy series Ted Lasso is the frontrunner, with nominations in 13 categories.

Watch on Sunday, 19 September in E! (DStv channel 124) at 00:00

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And don’t miss…

River The S03
The River S5

This season starts with Mbali’s funeral after she died driving Lindiwe’s car because Tumi had tampered with the brakes. A woman from Cobra’s past comes to town with the son he never knew he had, Morena, and when Lindiwe’s ex, Mohumi, comes to town, she has a baby confession for him, too.

Watch Mondays-Fridays from Monday, 27 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 19:00

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Home Town Takeover
Home Town Takeover S1

Ben and Erin Napier, along with a host of celebrity guests and local contractors, have a massive job ahead of them. This time they’re renovating not just a problem house, but the entire main street of Wetumpka, Alabama (seen in the Tim Burton movie Big Fish) after half the town was destroyed by a tornado.

Watch from Tuesday, 14 September on HGTV (DStv channel 177) at 20:00

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Farmhouse Fixer
Farmhouse Fixer S1

Jonathan Knight (yes, the former New Kids On The Block singer) loves to restore old homes. He and his designer, Kristina, are bringing their renovation skills to some pre-1940s New England farmhouses, hoping to preserve the nostalgia, charm and history behind the buildings, while also making them safe and liveable.

Watch from Tuesday, 21 September on HGTV (DStv channel 177) at 21:00

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