What to Watch on DStv Compact Plus in December 2022 | Highlights

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We’re here for the party this December on DStv Compact Plus with Gadget Man, Travel Man, and Springbok besties.

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Join the fun, laughter and joy of celebrating with best friends. Comedians an mates, Adam Pally and Jon Gabrus take us along to discover 101 Places To Party Before You Die. Tag along as Iranian musician, Hamid Said organises a concert in Dingomaro: Iran's Black South, and meet Springbok besties in Drie Dekades se Beste Bokke Met Rapport. Look out for the delightful new kykNET (DStv Channel 144) holiday classic family movie, Desember Diewe.

PS: Because you get to watch so much more on DStv with Compact Plus, check out other monthly highlights packages for news about December hit series like The Great British Bake-Off Christmas Special, Trevor Noah’s final episode with The Daily Show, and Edge Of The Unknown With Jimmy Chin, and much more.

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101 PLACES TO PARTY BEFORE YOU DIE 2022
101 Places To Party Before You Die

From Maui to Moab, comedians and friends, Adam Pally and Jon Gabrus show just how much fun they can cram in. They tackle snorkelling, tuktuk rides, an ATV rainforest adventure, forging weapons, and horse riding to mention a few.

Watch 101 Places To Party Before You Die Season 1 from Monday, 12 December at 22:00 on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103).

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Travel Man Christmas Special 2017 KV
Travel Man Christmas

Richard Ayoade is determined to show us how to have the most “culturally efficient” Christmas possible… with friends. Richard and Jon Hamm tackle Hong Kong via helicopter. Later, David Baddiel and Richard walk in the footsteps of prophets for 96 hours in Jordan’s deserts. Also tune into Gadget Man’s Guide To Christmas on 25 December at 12:00.

Watch Travel Man Christmas on Sunday, 25 December at 15:00 -18:00 on Curiosity Channel (DStv Channel 185).

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Dingomaro Iran's Black South 2022.
Dingomaro: Iran's Black South

Hamid Said hops on his motorbike and journeys around Hormozgan on the Persian Gulf to gather musicians for a concert that celebrates their African roots. Along the way, he’ll explore the area’s cultural practices and beliefs, including the healing traditions of Zar. Also watch Iran From Above on 31 December at 21:00 & 22:00.

Watch Dingomaro: Iran's Black South on Saturday, 31 December at 20:00 on Curiosity Channel (DStv Channel 185).

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Drie Dekades Se Beste Bokke Met Rapport 2022 EPG
Drie Dekades se Beste Bokke Met Rapport

This documentary spotlights 30 of the biggest names in South African rugby and what made them magic. Find out what the likes of Jean de Villiers, Breyton Paulse, Werner Swanepoel, Jannie du Plessis and Naas Botha have to say about being a Bok.

Watch Drie Dekades se Beste Bokke Met Rapport on Monday, 19 December at 20:30 on kykNET (DStv Channel 144).

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Kyknet Kersfeesblyspel Die 2022 EPG
Die kykNET Kersfees Blyspel

Willem Botha, André Schwartz, Stephanie Baartman and Early B sing beloved Afrikaans Christmas carols. While they perform, viewers get a fresh take on the original Christmas story. The script is written by Wessel Pretorius and the show is directed by André Schwartz.

Watch Die kykNET Kersfees Blyspel on Saturday, 24 December at 20:00 on kykNET (DStv Channel 144).

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SECRETS IN THE JUNGLE 2022 (1)
Secrets in The Jungle Season 1

This one is for all the Indiana Jones fans! Scientists, including engineer Amma Wakefield, biologist, Rosa Vasquez Espinoza and geothermal scientist Andres Ruzo, use CGI, LiDAR technology and archive footage to see what has been swallowed up by jungles. Find out about Costa Rica’s Diquís Spheres, a unique fossil in Madagascar, and the glow in the dark mouse in Earth’s oldest tropical rainforest.

Watch Secrets in The Jungle Season 1 from Thursday, 1 December at 20:15 on History (DStv Channel 186).

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