Young Rock leads this week’s top international series picks on DStv
Get to know The Rock when he was just a pebble, take a lesson in theatrics with a new telenovela and follow some intense criminal activities… only on DStv this week
Fresh from the US, Young Rock on M-Net (DStv channel 101) is certain to be a household favourite. Based on the childhood of Dwayne Johnson, sit back and enjoy the hilarious and unique experiences that made him the hardest-working person in the room.
The all-telenovela channel, tlnovelas (DStv channel 133), has a brand-new show that takes drama to the next level. The Colour of Passion starts with one sister’s jealousy and murder plot. But just when things look like they are going well… another set of sisters shows signs of strife.
A brand-new season of Snowfall on 1Magic (DStv channel 133) continues to show the destructive capabilities of crack cocaine during the 1980s. The devastation is so widespread that even drug dealers begin to regret their involvement as the poor become the most susceptible.
Crime and destruction continue to invade the small community of Provincetown in Hightown. First on Showmax, the local law enforcement unearths narcotics and gangs involved in the murder of a young woman.
Sports fans gear up for an unforgettable weekend with Open Week. That’s right, all the sports channels will be available for anyone to enjoy from 13 to 14 March – only on the app. If you haven’t already done so, make sure you download the DStv app now so you’re ready for two days of adrenaline rushes.
Don’t forget to keep a lookout for even more amazing international content here, only with DStv.
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Dwayne Johnson – aka The Rock – was always destined for greatness. From the day he was born, he knew his talent and charisma would win over just about anyone in front of him. By the time he was 18, Dwayne had moved from wrestling school to one of the highest-rated shows on WWE (formerly WWF or World Wrestling Federation) in all of wrestling. In this comedy series, take a humorous look at his childhood and the incredible struggles he overcame to become one of the biggest stars in movie history.
Friday, 12 March, on M-Net (DStv channel 101) at 19:00
The Colour of Passion
Rebecca has spent her whole life jealous of her sister. Beautiful Adriana seems to have it all, including the love of Rebecca’s life. So she does what any unhinged person would do and kills her sister. Life falls into place as she becomes the wife of Marcelo and stepmother to Lucia. But history appears to be repeating itself as Lucia’s half-sister shows the same resentments that Rebecca once had.
Weekdays from Monday, 15 March, on TLNovelas (DStv channel 133) at 22:25
Set in South Central Los Angeles just as the first crack epidemic invaded the country, this is the story of how lives are intertwined as a result. Despite First Lady Nancy Reagan’s "Just Say No" campaign, business is booming for drug dealers. But slowly the realisation sets in of the destruction that takes place to the people and the neighbourhoods they love,
Tuesday, 16 March, on 1Magic (DStv channel 103) at 21:30
This high-crime drama has quickly become a fan favourite! A small-town National Marine Fisheries Service Agent finds the body of a woman who died under mysterious circumstances. As the investigation rolls out, it unravels a complicated web of organised crime and drugs that will shock the community of Cape Cod.
Friday, 12 March, on Showmax
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