Tackle the week ahead with these awesome reality show inspirations
Cook up a storm for the family with Nigella and Donal, try a change of scenery with a new home – or just consider renovating your space right now. And thank your lucky stars with good fortune and a bit of bleach. Only on DStv this week.
The queen of decadent culinary indulgence, Nigella Lawson, believes that cooking is more than just a necessary act. “Food is what we feed our souls on, even when we’re only feeding our bodies,” says Lawson, who returns in Nigella: Eat, Cook, Repeat on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174). Welcome to her kitchen where she sets the stage for family life where eating brings people together for memorable moments. For fast, delicious and healthy meals, Donal’s Super Food in Minutes will have the whole family enjoying mealtimes again.
Need a change of pace? Considering a move to decadent Europe? Then get the inspiration you need with a new season of Mediterranean Life on HGTV (DStv channel 177). Watch US couples explore their options in stunning coastal hamlets and decide if they have the budget to live the life of their dreams abroad.
These disasters are so horrible you won’t be able to look away. Close Calls on Camera on CBS Reality (DStv channel 132) captures insane events that can only be believed because the evidence is captured on tape. Filthy House SOS on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) has two seasons chock-full of dirty and disastrous homes across Britain that might be better off burned to the ground.
Renovations take their toll on the polygamous Brown family in Sister Wives on TLC (DStv channel 135). Luckily for The Home Team, their years of experience make new and budget-friendly changes easy and exciting – only on The Home Channel (DStv channel 176).
Better put the kettle on and make some tea... CBS Presents Oprah with Meghan and Harry will replay on Saturday, 13 March, on M-Net (DStv channel 101) at 16:00. In case you missed it – or simply need to re-watch it – this interview is considered a turning point in the British monarchy.
If you’re looking for a bit of adrenaline – then you’re in luck! 12-13 March is Supersports Open Weekend only on the DStv app. Make sure to download now and get ready for the best in sports entertainment.
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Nigella: Cook, Eat, Repeat
Nigella Lawson has been part of our lives through many evolutions: the erotic and the domestic, the pouty and the refined, the sexy breakfast lady. And this is her most personal project to date, one in which she shares the rhythms and rituals that keep life going – from shopping to packing lunches, cooking dinner and sitting down as a family. We’ll also get some me-time with the first lady of cooking as she opens up about her past, all while giving us a delicious glimpse into some of her favourite dishes that will become yours too.
Monday, 15 March, on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) at 20:00
Donal’s Super Food in Minutes S1
Who says that healthy food has to take a lot of time? Join celebrated Irish home cook Donal Skehan as he showcases tasty, easy and healthy recipes that are a perfect fit for the whole family. From stir fry to one-pan dishes, this is a show that will leave you ready to cook up a storm.
Monday, 15 March, on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) at 20:35
Filthy House SOS S1 & S2
It’s double the dirt and double the drama as Jon and Brennan stay over at some of the most cluttered and dirty homes in Britain. They love a challenge and decide they will take three days to tackle the mountain of soiled and grimy living spaces that haven’t seen a clean rag in many years.
Weekdays from Monday, 15 March, on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) at 13:00
Sister Wives S10
The unconventional family is back for another season – and they are going through some very normal stresses as they oversee the building of their dream homes. The physical distance takes its toll as the family dynamic not only changes but creates a rift between the wives too. Can Kody make sure that each of his four wives and family feel loved and cherished?
Wednesday, 17 March, on TLC (DStv channel 135) at 22:00
Mediterranean Life S2
Who hasn't dreamed of a life in a quaint coastal town along the coast of the Mediterranean? Take a journey with potential homeowners from the US who are one step closer to their dreams as they visit stunning villas in Sardinia, France and Croatia. And as expected, their budgets don't always match their list of demands.
Sunday, 14 March, on HGTV (DStv channel 177) at 19:45
Close Calls on Camera S7
Relive the most unbelievable and shocking moments that were caught on camera by onlookers, security surveillance or even the survivors themselves. From split-second thinking to fortunate timing, you’ll take a cautious step every time you move from now on.
Saturday, 13 March, on CBS Reality (DStv channel 132) at 19:30
The Home Team S5
Dream a DIY dream with Anthony and Leah as they return to renovate homes on a budget. Their stunning and simple tricks for reimagining rooms will leave you motivated and inspired to make some changes in your own spaces. And to add just a little more pizazz, Renovation Royalty’s Naomi Findlay joins the team this season to add one-of-a-kind items to each final product.
Tuesday, 16 March, on The Home Channel (DStv channel 176) at 18:30