From Mina Nawe House to A Black Lady Sketch Show, Choose Joy with DStv Family this December
From our family to yours, DStv Family is bringing viewers some delightful shows this holiday season. This is TV that invites everyone in to watch and enjoy. So Choose Joy this December, with DStv.
Loukman and Emo Adams are giving us sweet, musical memories with Brother Love 10de Herdenkingskonsert, while Yolani Abrahams, Jacques Erasmus and Zoë Brown cook up some special Christmas inspiration for your menu in 'n Woolies Kersfees-kookstryd Met Minki. And if you’re a family that loves to laugh together, there’s so much innocent fun with host Tiffany Haddish in Kids Say The Darndest Things Season 2, while the grownups and older teens can act out the best bits of A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 2, because when you know, you know! All this and a brand-new season of MasterChef Australia!
There’s plenty of family therapy on DStv Family this December, too. While these shows light up Twitter with sensational stories, the end goal of each episode is healing and reconciliation. We can't wait for the new season of marriage fixer-upper Mina Nawe House with social worker Basani Chauke and motivational speaker Siyabonga Mkhize, Dingaan Khumalo is here to help the in-laws to get along in Mamazala Season 10, and Siyabonga Mdlalose celebrates December with his brand-new series, Ekhaya, which turns the spotlight on families fighting over who inherits property. But if you’re just here for the drama, how about The Real Housewives Of Dallas Season 5?
And if you’re looking for something to watch with the history lovers in the family, Attack On Pearl Harbour: Minute By Minute blends familiar history with innovative use of technology and storytelling.
Keen for more? Here are the must-watch movies & drama series on DStv Family this December.
Brother Love 10de Herdenkingskonsert
Music special. Loukmaan and Emo Adams celebrate 10 years of their award-winning musical, Brother Love, and they do it in style with Early B, Alistair Izobell and Nur Abrahams. The show takes viewers on a walk down memory lane with the Adams brothers as they reveal what it was like growing up in Mitchell’s Plain.
Watch Brother Love 10de Herdenkingskonsert on Friday, 31 December on kykNET & Kie (DStv channel 145) at 20:00
Start planning your festive menu now with inspiration from chefs and foodies Nic van Wyk, Yolani Abrahams, Jacques Erasmus and Zoë Brown. They'll compete to see who can come up with the most inspired dishes over 3 rounds of cooking based on different themes, and host Minki van der Westhuizen will decide who wins.
Watch 'n Woolies Kersfees-kookstryd Met Minki from Wednesday, 1 December on VIA (DStv channel 147) at 17:30
Tiffany Haddish hosts this variety show that reveals how little kids think about the world – to comic effect. This season, Tiffany’s talking wig makes one of the kids feel special, and she takes her little players to meet Drew Carey on the set of his own show, The Price Is Right.
Watch Kids Say The Darndest Things Season 2 from Saturday, 11 December on ME (DStv channel 115) at 17:00
Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman, Pre-PhD has opinions – on COVID, social justice and such, and she’s here to share. We experience the unique joys of an all-Black Lady courtroom, the invisible spy returns on a blind date, and Robin, Skye, Gabrielle, Laci, and Ashley live through an alternative apocalypse.
Watch A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 2 from Saturday, 11 December on ME (DStv channel 115) at 21:30
Judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and series four winner Andy Allen return. This season only three Immunity Pins are up for grabs, and contestants can only score one during the first Mystery Box challenge. Guests include Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi, and Heston Blumenthal. S12 winner Emelia Jackson will create the Top 24 Mystery Box Challenge.
Watch MasterChef Australia Season 13 Mondays-Fridays from Monday, 6 December on ME (DStv channel 115) at 19:00
Australian mechanics Lance and Pete search small outback towns and farm sheds for classic American trucks like the Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, Federal or the elusive Diamond T. Once they snap them up from their owners, they work to restore the trucks to their former glory before finding an enthusiastic buyer and hitting that pay dirt.
Watch Truck Hunters Season 1 from Sunday, 15 December on Ignition (DStv channel 189) at 16:00
Social worker Basani Chauke joins motivational speaker Siyabonga Mkhize on the Mina Nawe House team as they work together to try to save couples who’ve moved into a house together for 11 days to undergo a “relationship restart”, during which they’ll take part in exercises to see whether their marriages/relationships are even worth saving.
Watch Mina Nawe House Season 2 from Saturday, 4 December on Moja Love (DStv channel 157) at 21:00
Dingaan Khumalo plays negotiator to promote love, two-way respect and healthy communication between in-laws within families who’re going through difficult times or facing issues with money, children, and abuse. While each episode causes a flurry of excitement on Twitter, it’s also a powerful learning tool for building healthier relationships and expectations.
Watch Mamazala Season 10 from Saturday, 4 December on Moja Love (DStv channel 157) at 19:30
Siyabonga Mdlalose highlights issues around property ownership and the property disputes that happen within South African communities, from low-income households to ultrarich families. Find out what happens when beneficiaries challenge a will, and why family settlement can be a lot cheaper and healthier than taking people to court.
Watch Ekhaya Season 1 from Thursday, 2 December on Moja Love (DStv channel 157) at 21:30
New cast member Tiffany is Asian-American, and a video has just surfaced online showing Brandi mocking the Asian community. Stephanie takes on charity work, Kameron is house hunting, and D'Andra and Kary lock horns over who’s to blame for their friendship falling apart. And find out what the Housewives did during lockdown.
Watch The Real Housewives Of Dallas Season 5 Mondays-Thursdays from Tuesday, 7 December on ME (DStv channel 115) at 21:30
Attack On Pearl Harbour: Minute By Minute Season 1
On the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, this 3-part documentary uses underwater dive footage to take us inside the sunken wrecks, and inside the day of the attack. Survivors from both sides tell their stories, including a 103-year-old Japanese torpedo bomber, and a sailor from the USS Arizona.
Watch Attack On Pearl Harbour: Minute By Minute Season 1 from Tuesday, 7 December on National Geographic (DStv channel 181) at 21:00