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Reality & factual series & specials on DStv Compact this October

Highlights 01 October 2021

From Miss South Africa to Outrageous Pumpkins to Jeremy Clarkson, it’s a glittering October on DStv Compact

Reality & factual series & specials on DStv Compact this October

DStv has a glittering October lined up for Compact subscribers. We’re rolling out the red carpet live with the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards and the crowning of a new Miss South Africa.

Look out for the 20th anniversary return of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, now hosted by Jeremy Clarkson. There are two spooky season special series: Alyson Hannigan hosts Outrageous Pumpkins, while The Big Bake gives us four creative monster-cake themed episodes and more.

If you just want to see people living their best lives, look out for Nomalanga “The Flame” Shozi chatting to her celeb friends in the new season of Behind The Story. Faith “Queen Twerk” Nketsi is back with a new season of Have Faith.And see how the other half lives in Below The Deck: Sailing Yacht and new The Bradshaw Bunch. If glam houses are your jam, there’s George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations, and HGTV’s (DStv channel 177) Outgrown and Selling the Big Easy.

Love human drama? From families in crisis to true crime, it’s here. Local series Away For Repair sends pairs with problems into the wild to fix things, Face 2 Face busts love triangles, and SA’s most glamorous traditional healers are back in Izangoma Zodumo. And three returning true crime series will show you Halloween’s real monsters.

All this and more on DStv Compact this October.

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BET Hip Hop Awards 2021

Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, and Lil Durk lead with nine nominations each, followed by Drake with eight. Lil Nas X is nominated for Best Video for Montero, the late Nipsey Hussle and Jay Z are up for Best Impact Track, and South African Nasty C is up for Best International Flow.

Watch on Wednesday, 6 October on BET (DStv channel 129) at 02:00 (repeats at 22:00)

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Miss South Africa 2021

It’s time for the dazzling pageant finale! See the top 10 take centre stage and we say goodbye to Miss South Africa 2020, Shudufhadzo Musida, before Miss South Africa is crowned live at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town, in a ceremony hosted by Anele Mdoda and Nico Panagio.

Watch on Saturday, 16 October on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) and M-Net (DStv channel 101) at 17:00 

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