Are you ready for the annual festive lights? DStv Family is turning it on and turning it up as we light the night with shows in all shapes and sizes this December.
Gearheads, The Motoring Gifts Giveaway Show is back with huge prizes that include a drifting experience. New comedy series, Ko Strateng on Moja Love is cenetred around a widow, who uncovers unsettling secrets about her recently deceased husband. For something glitzy and glittery, we have the rebooted Gossip Girl.
PS: Because you get to see so much more on DStv Family, check out our other monthly highlights packages for news about December’s hit series like brand new dating reality series, After Happily Ever After with Bow Wow, new telenovela The Chosen Granddaughter, and more.
December Family fun
The Motoring Gifts Giveaway Show
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Race to your phones, motoring fans, watch your favourite shows and get ready to enter. This year’s amazing giveaways include a Ferrari simulator experience for two, an XS Promotions Drift experience fo two, a VW Advance driving course, double tickets to Passion For Speed, Allen Dent artwork, and all kinds of hampers and swag.
Watch The Motoring Gifts Giveaway Show from Sunday, 4 December at 15:00 on Ignition (DStv Channel 189).
Ko Strateng Season 1
Msingethe “Dimples” Ngubane (Mfana Jones Hlope) sets off a shocking chain of confrontations when he falls into an abandoned water tank and dies, leaving his financial affairs in disarray in the dramedy series. Now his dependents are coming to his widow Connie (Amanada Quwe) for money, including the children he had by cheating on her and others he was supporting, like his mistress, Nono (Nelisiwe Morifi).
Watch Ko Strateng Season 1 from Thursday, 1 December at 22:00 on Moja Love (DStv Channel 157).
Constance Billard, the snobbiest private school in New York City’s Upper East Side has a new queen bee: influencer Julien Calloway (Jordan Alexander). She connects with her her estranged half-sister Zoya (Whitney Peak), are opposites in every way, but they have one thing in common: they both want Obie Bergman (Eli Brown), the “prince” of the school. Gossip Girl (voiced by Kristen Bell) is here to spill the tea on their triangle.
Watch Gossip Girl Season 1 from Monday, 5 December at 21:00 on Me (DStv Channel 115).
Have you been scammed? This dramatic docu-reality series brings us real-life cautionary tales from people who were charmed and manipulated by those who wanted to cheat them out of cash and treasured items. Re-enactments show what the scammers did behind their victims’ backs, how they laid their traps, and the warning signs they gave as they strung people along.
Watch Mashaya Season 1 from Thursday, 8 December at 21:30 on Moja Love (DStv Channel 157).
Edge Of The Unknown With Jimmy Chin
Professional skier, climber and National Geographic photographer Jimmy Chin talks to 10 athletes about a moment that pushed their mental limits over the edge. Adventurers include climber Alex Honnold (Free Solo), mountain skier Angel Collinson, climber and snowboarder Travis Rice, surfer Justine Dupont, and polar explorer Sarah McNair-Landry.
Watch Edge Of The Unknown With Jimmy Chin Season 1 from Sunday, 25 December at 21:00 on National Geographic (DStv Channel 181).
This Hindi romantic drama spans generations. Growing up, Lakshmi’s mother dies of pneumonia because her family can’t afford medical treatment. Lakshmi is 21 years old when her childhood crush Arjun returns from his studies in the UK pretending to be another man. The two marry, but the relationship is haunted by Arjun’s ex-fiancée, Saumya.
Watch Lakshmi Season 1 daily from Monday, 26 December at 18:00 on StarLife (DStv Channel 167).
Also on Family this December
- Bel Air Season 1 from Friday, 30 December at 20:00 on Me (DStv Channel 115)
- The Porter Season 1 from Friday, 23 December at 22:00 on Me (DStv Channel 115)
- Isencane Lengane Season 5 from Saturday, 17 December at 20:30 on Moja Love (DStv Channel 157)
- Ostufuza Season 2 from Saturday, 17 December at 21:30 on Moja Love (DStv Channel 157)
- Christmas Special: Ishushu on Sunday, 25 December at 13:00 on Moja Love (DStv Channel 157)
- Lasizwe Season 3 from Tuesday, 6 December at 15:10 on MTV (DStv Channel 130)
- Spongebob In Zulu Season 11 & Season 12 from Monday, 5 December at 15:00 on NickToons (DStv Channel 308)
- Agter Trailes Season 5 from Thursday, 1 December at 20:30 on VIA (DStv Channel 147)