Thu 02 Aug 2018, 14:47
Here's what to watch this week on DStv.
There's so much to enjoy and watch this week on DStv. Keep connected to DStv Premium for the best in local and international series to enjoy. Out and about? No worries, DStv Now allows you to stream on the go and not miss a moment of the fun!
International series this week
Falling Water S2 on M-Net City (Ch 115), Sunday 12 August at 23:00 and steaming live on DStv Now
In the second and final season of Falling Water, Tess, Taka, and Burton try to move on with their lives, only to find themselves drawn back into the dangerous world of dreams and dreamers. A dangerous new enemy, Shadow an emerges in this season.
Nashville S6 (final season), On M-Net (Ch 101), Friday 3 August at 21:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
Running back to back with Season 5, this final season of the Country music drama series builds to a spectacular crescendo, featuring a beautiful, emotional scene with Connie Britton, touted by many as the perfect finale.
The Coroner S1 on BBC First (Ch 119), Friday 3 August at 20:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
Following the failure of a relationship high-flying solicitor Jane Kennedy returns to the small Devon coastal town of Lighthaven, that she left when she was a teenager. She takes up the position of coroner investigating sudden, violent and suspicious deaths. Jane moves back, with her teenage daughter Beth to live with her mother. In her new role Jane must work alongside Davey Higgins, the boy who once broke her heart, who is now the local Detective Sergeant.
Starring Claire Goose, no stranger to medical-drama as she won Most Popular Newcomer in the National Television Awards for her debut in Casualty in 1998.
The Woman in White S1 on BBC First (Ch 119), Wednesday 8 August at 20:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
The Woman in White is a five-part BBC television adaptation of the sensation novel of the same name by Wilkie Collins. The series stars Jessie Buckley, Ben Hardy, Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott and Charles Dance.
Local series this week
Six Johannesburg women will be appearing in the first season of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, on 1Magic (DStv 103) on Friday 3 August at 19:00.
Beauty entrepreneur Brinnette Seopela owns a spa and is described as "the glue that holds the housewives together".
Evodia Mogase was initially a teacher, now owns a catering business, appears alongside her daughter, Mercy, a motivational speaker.
Naledi Willers is a former Miss Botswana Second Princess, currently studying law and married to Metro FM’s Naked DJ.
Christall Kay is a lawyer turned businesswoman with a big passion for music, and has started working on her singing career.
Busisiwe Ter Mors, also known as "Lendy", is a golfer born in South Africa but raised in England. She is a mother of two who enjoys being a housewife.
Stay on Moja Love (Ch 157), Tuesday 7 August at 19:30 and streaming live on DStv Now
This brand-new drama focuses on the cultural differences surrounding interracial dating. Revolving around Nubia and Shane, Shane’s mother arrives from Kenya with marriage plans and ideas around who she wants him to marry. Comical drama ensues as plans are set into motion to break the couple up. Can love prevail?
Shuga S6 on BET (Ch 129), Wednesday 8 August at 22:30 and streaming live on DStv Now
The sixth season of MTV Shuga, is set against the backdrop of a bustling Lagos metropolis, where we see the northern and southern communities blended together. In this explosive new season, we meet a host of new characters, friendships are tested, relationships reach risky heights, and secrets threaten to break family ties. Featuring cameo performances from Nigerian rapper, YCee.
V-Entertainment S11 on 1Magic (Ch 103), Friday 3 August at 18:30 and streaming live on DStv Now
Movies this week
The Mountain Between Us on M-Net (Ch 101), Sunday 5 August at 20:05 and streaming live on DStv Now
Starring Idris Elba and Kate Winslet as two strangers stranded on a mountain after a tragic plane crash who must work together to endure the extreme elements of the remote, snow-covered terrain. Realising that help is not on the way, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing each other to survive while discovering their inner strength.
A Wrinkle in Time on BoxOffice, Monday 6 August
A film 54 years in the making. Producer Catherine Hand decided at age 10 to enter the film industry after she read the book by Madeleine L’Engle. Dripping in star-power, including Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay, co-writer Jennifer Lee, who penned Frozen and actresses Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling, the movie is a visual feast telling the story of Meg, her brother and her friend who must travel across the universe to rescue her father from a terrible evil. They are aided by three magical beings - Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which.
Mrs. Hyde (Madame Hyde) on Sundance TV (Ch 108), Wednesday 8 August at 22:15 and streaming live on DStv Now
Mrs. Géquil is a teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?
Sometimes the Good Kill, on M-Net (Ch 101), Saturday 4 August at 21:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
Citizen Rose S1 on E! Entertainment (Channel 124), Thursday 9 August at 20:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
Our Wild Life S1 on TLC (DStv 135), Wednesday 8 August at 20:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
What happens when a sloth, lemur, and miniature pig walk into a room? Insanity. That's exactly what happens in Our Wild Life on TLC. The show documents Bobbi Jo and Jerry Abrams as they care for their three children — Kasi, Hali, and Jackson — and 80 "fur babies" on their 16-acre farm in Pinetops, North Carolina. Yep, "fur babies" is code for exotic animals. Think: kangaroos, cockatoos, zebras, camels, to name a few.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (new eps) on Comedy Central (Ch 122) , Tuesday 7 at 22:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
South Africa’s favourite son brings us the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture with hilarious and challenging commentary. “It’s the top late-night talk show among millennials and the No.1 late-night talk show with men and women under 35” – IndieWire. Don’t miss him on SA screens exclusive to Comedy Central.
People Magazine Investigates: Inside Cults on Investigation Discovery (Ch 171), Tuesday 7 August at 22:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
The magnetic, dangerous world of cults has generated fascination and fear in equal measures. In this powerful strand of programmes, People Magazine investigates the shocking stories of ordinary people who, lured by promises of eternal life, get caught up in a terrifying web of abuse, deception, and manipulation. From the world-famous Jonestown Massacre and the Tony Alamo Ministries Cult to smaller, equally malevolent communities of depravity, these special programmes explore the deeply disturbing world of cults through the eyes of survivors who managed to escape and the People journalists who covered these harrowing stories.
Animanimals S1 on JimJam (Ch 310), every Sunday at 9:00 and streaming live on DStv Now
Randall, Unathi, Somizi and Proverb return to find the voice that stands out above all others in the 14th season of the Sunday-night staple and Mzansi's biggest reality show, Idols SA.
12 passionate, aspiring fashion designers will live together for a 6-week period. They will compete in weekly challenges that stretch their creativity, resilience, design and practical skills. The contestants will be judged by a panel of top fashion personalities, including judges Noni Gasa and Rahin Rawjee, who will decide who stays in the competition and who is out until only three remain... The three finalists will create their own collection for a prestigious fashion event, but only one fashion designer will make the cut and take the prize to showcase at Paris Fashion Week 2019.