Local highlights on DStv, 24-30 September


A new season of Vermis, Zodwa returns in The River and Gomora comes to Mzansi Wethu, this week on DStv

Local highlights on DStv, 24-30 September

There’s no better time to start living local TV on DStv than this Heritage Day weekend.

Afrikaans entertainment gets a boost as Doreen Morris turns the spotlight on missing persons cases in a new season of documentary series Vermis.

If you’re looking for something on a lighter, more musical note, catch the Cape Town Philharmonic Community Spectacular: Deel Twee and Johan Stemmet’s special appearance in the season finale of Oppiestoep. And embrace fantasy and tragedyin the local movie In Die Koningkryk Van Korona.

There’s great news for telenovela lovers, too, as Gomora comes to Mzansi Wethu (DStv channel 163) for the very first time, and a brand-new season of The River starts on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161).

Meanwhile, get ready for a whirlwind on 1Magic (DStv channel 103) when Zodwa returns on the current season or The River.

And if you’re in the mood for a Heritage Day movie, check out what’s on offer on DStv and Showmax here.

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

Load up that local!

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Vermis S2

In each episode of this true-crime series, Doreen Morris introduces a case involving a missing South African. She talks to the missing person’s loved ones, and retraces their steps before weighing up theories about what happened to them.

Watch from Thursday, 30 September on VIA (DStv channel 147) at 21:00

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Oppiestoep S5

The season ends on a high note with TV legend Johan Stemmet (Noot Vir Noot) joining the Oppiestoep’s hosts – Matie le Roux from Wellington and Human du Toit from Vyeboom, in the Overberg – as they swap stories and enjoy a good laugh.

Watch on Saturday, 25 September on kykNET (DStv channel 144) at 19:30

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Cape Town Philharmonic Community Spectacular: Deel Twee

A Community Spectacular performance focused on popular classics like the Flower Duet, with actress and opera singers Lynelle Kenned and Nombulelo Yende, paired with dancers Oleksii and Michele.

Watch on Sunday, 26 September on kykNET (DStv channel 144) at 10:30

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Telenovela time!

At the movies

In Die Koningkryk Van Korona

When Pieter’s wife contracts COVID-19, he creates an imaginary world for his son, Wian, to mask the ugly truth that his mom is sick. Will Pieter and Wian wind up disenchanted?

Watch on Sunday, 26 September on fliekNET (DStv channel 149) at 20:00

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