Machester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini

It is on! Thrillers, intense dramas, competitive realities and challenges, get ready for these battles and a lot more on DStv

Monday night saw an intense battle between long term rivals Arsenal and Manchester United (#MUFCvAFC) at Old Trafford.

The Gunners proved to be a tough team to beat as they sailed to the FA semis with a 2-1 win and the Man of the Match applause went to former United striker Danny Welbeck for a golden second goal.

This has left us yearning for more battle, and DStv has you covered. Here's what's on:

It’s a battle of wits in The Blacklist S2 as the cat and mouse chase between Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington and Berlin intensifies. Who is the better mastermind? Find that out when Red and his favourite minion Elizabeth Keen return on Wednesday 18 March at 20:30 CAT on M-Net.

Elsewhere, four teams of able men contest to be the one winning team in Ultimate Survival Alaska S3. Do they have the will to battle against themselves and mother nature in some of the most challenging terrains in Alaska? Catch this outdoor face-off on Friday 13 March at 19:10 CAT National Geographic, DStv channel 181.

On a slightly softer note, a group of Dance Moms will do anything to protect their interests and those of their little dancing queens who are looking for a place at the National Championships. Tune in for a different kind of battle in season three on Monday 16 March at 20:00 CAT on Lifetime.

Revenge is a dish best served cold on Jane and Abel. Jane wants a piece of Abel for sins of the past, and Abel is ready to fight back. Watch these half siblings try to outwit each other on Wednesdays at 21:00 CAT on Maisha Magic.

And back to football, there is another battle pending. Barcelona host Manchester City at Camp Nou for a Champions League 2nd leg tie. Don’t miss all the action as the Catalans seek to redeem themselves on Wednesday 18 March on SuperSport 3 at 21:40 CAT.