International highlights on DStv, 1-7 October


A royal shocker, a renter from hell, home & garden and outer space: it’s the best of international TV on DStv

International highlights on DStv, 1-7 October

DStv brings you the best of international series and movies this week.

Welcome to spooky season! Lifetime (DStv channel 131) launches their Shocktober movie month with Killer In The Guesthouse, about a woman who unwittingly invites a man with sinister intentions to move onto her property. And there are more shocking revelations to come in Megan & Harry: Escaping The Palace – because who can resist a juicy royal scandal full of shock and ahh moments?

Renovation and design are also in the spotlight with a new season of George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations,and the debut of Australia By Design: Landscapes and Gardens.

And streaming platform Showmax starts the month with 2 fantastic series for sci-fi lovers: Intergalactic and Resident Alien.

Explore even more seriously addictive series with DStv’s slate of international shows, available here. And for snack-sized info on DStv’s biggest shows, check out #OhSnack on DStv’s YouTube Channel

Marvellous movies

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Harry & Meghan: Escaping The Palace

The third in Lifetime’s movie series about Prince Harry (Jordan Dean) and Meghan Markle (Sydney Morton). This film plays out the palace drama in the run up to Harry and Meghan’s final split from the monarchy in January 2020, their move to the USA and their interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Watch on Thursday, 7 October on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) at 20:05

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Killer In The Guesthouse

Struggling photographer Gina (Chelsea Hobbs) rents out her guest house to help make ends meet. But her new tenant, Mark (Marcus Rosner), the pilot and single dad who seems to be the solution to all her problems, turns out to be the bringer of a whole new set of potentially deadly problems.

Watch on Saturday, 2 October on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) at 19:20

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Home & garden

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George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations S1

In this uplifting series, architect George Clarke breathes new life into industrial, commercial and agricultural buildings. From a former bank to a giant granary, George helps homemakers convert their property into a beautiful place to live.

Watch from Friday, 1 October on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) at 20:00

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Australia By Design: Landscapes and Gardens S1

See the best outdoor spaces in Australia, from parks to private gardens. Leading landscape architects and horticulturalists explore the space and see whether they match up to their creators’ goals. In the series finale, they’ll share their top-10 and name a as the Landscape and/or Garden of The Year.

Watch from Tuesday, 5 October on The Home Channel (DStv channel 176) at 21:30

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Outer space on Showmax

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Intergalactic S1

Sci-fi series about escaped female convicts in space, 124 years in the future. Cop Ash Harper (South African actress Savannah Steyn) is framed for treason and sentenced to exile in a prison colony. But she has to weigh up her loyalties when her fellow prisoners stage a mutiny and demand that she pilots the ship to the mythical, rebel-held colony Arcadia.

Watch from Friday, 1 October on Showmax

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Resident Alien S1

Harry (Alan Tudyk) the alien disguises himself as a small-town doctor after he crash lands on Earth. But the more time he spends on Earth, the less he understands his orders to kill all humans. Based on the comic book series (2012-now) of the same name. Also starring Sara Tomko, Alice Wetterlund and Meredith Garretson

Watch from Friday, 1 October on Showmax

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