Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) open to Family & Access customers


DStv opens Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) to Family and Access customers from 4-8 October 2021. Stay connected to DStv to enjoy it at no extra cost

Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) open to Family & Access customers

From Monday, 4 October to Friday, 8 October Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 181) will be available for DStv Family and Access customers to enjoy at no extra cost. And you’re joining at a very special time, as Mzansi Magic launches its two brand-new drama series,Umkhokhaand Grootboom & Sons; two new reality series and a brand-new season of modern traditional healer series, IzangomaZodumo.

All you need to do is to stay connected to DStv this October to enjoy so much more entertainment! And if you love what you see, you can always upgrade to DStv Compact to keep the entertainment going after the Open Window closes.

Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) available exclusively on DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact. To upgrade your existing package, click here. Or if you'd like to Get DStv, find a service that suits your needs here.

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Here’s what you can watch during the Mzansi Magic Open Window:

Brand-new series & seasons

Umkhokha S1

This new Sunday-night thriller series about power and betrayal tells the tale of two families at war following the death of a patriarch and the fierce competition to take over his church. With Sthandiwe Kgoroge as the dead man’s scheming widow and a cast of stars including Nay Maps, Linda Sokhulu, Deli Malinga and Sibonile Ngubane.

Sundays on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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Grootboom And Sons
Grootboom & Sons S1

This drama set in a family funeral home sees one woman on her deathbed expecting her sons to take over, while her estranged sister has selfish plans. But what if the fate of a family business was left in the hands of the wrong sibling? Stars include Zandile Msutwana, Bongile Mantsai, and Charmaine Mtinta.

Mondayson Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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Away For Repair S1 (aka Sanparks Reality)

Actress Rami Chuene and life coach Romeo Mabasa host this 13-episode reality series in which they offer four teams of two people each some time away at a bootcamp in nature where they can work on repairing their relationships. They’ll get to visit seven of SA’s most interesting National Parks including Mapungubwe, Tsitsikamma and Kruger.

Thursdays on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 21:30

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Izangoma Zodumo S2

In a new season of this series about glamorous modern traditional healers, Gogo Maweni needs to keeps fighting for her place in society, while the new sangomas Sabelo (Mkhulu) and Pearl (Makalihle) Sifundza take on the difficult case of a client who claims to have been falsely accused.

Wednesdays on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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Face 2 Face S1

Couples in committed relationships come together in the hope of working out the truth about a third wheel in their romance and getting closure. And yes, the “side piece” is there in the room with them, but everyone wants to have a mature and considerate conversation.

Saturdays on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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Also watch

Mzansi Magic’s regular programming will also continue. Watch out for some of the following highlights:

Gomora S2 Mondays-Fridays at 19:30

This week: Gladys’s worst nightmare comes true, Ntokozo crosses several lines in her efforts to get closer to Don, Ntokozo and Teddy return home, and Don orders Teddy and “special” birthday present to win him over, and he recruits 2 new hijackers, Zodwa gets a cash windfall.

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DiepCity S1 Mondays-Fridays at 20:30

This week: Lungile mopes at school without Khumo, Lerato tells the girls that they’ll have a proper mourning ritual for Sibusiso and Nox wants to buy him a tombstone, and Maureen and Mgedeza share Khumo’s memories.

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The Queen S6 Mondays-Fridays at 21:00

This week: Hector and Harriet hit a stumbling block to their romantic getaway, and Harriet catches a Khoza henchman that Brutus paid to spy on her and Hector, Hector breaks Harriet’s heart, and Shaka doubts Harriet’s loyalty.

Watch The Queen now

Homeground S5 Monday at 21:30

Minnie Dlamini and Lungsta host this lifestyle-sports show

UthandoNes’thembu S5 on Thursday, 7 October at 20:00

Polygamy drama reality series. This week it’s time for family patriarch Musa’s big birthday celebration.

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