A new season of Vermis, Zodwa returns in The River and Gomora comes to Mzansi Wethu, this week on DStv
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!
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
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
The Dikana family are devastated by what’s happened to Lindiwe thanks to her handling of the mine disaster. Zodwa (Winnie Ntshaba) makes her return as she rages against the impending arrival of her old enemies, and Emma’s new endeavours make Zolani question himself and how he fits into her ambitions.
Watch Mondays to Fridays, from 24 September on 1Magic (DStv channel 103) at 20:00
This local telenovela centres on Sandton trophy wife Thathi (Katlego Danke) who’s forced to move in with her secret crime boss mom, Mam'Sonto (Connie Chiume), in Alexandra after Thathi’s corrupt husband is murdered during a hijacking and his financial hijinks are exposed
Watch Mondays to Fridays, from 27 September on Mzansi Wethu (DStv channel 163) at 19:30
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 Monday to Fridays, from Monday, 27 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 19:00