Weekly Content Highlights 27 May-2 June

Weekly Content Highlights 27 May-2 June

News 30 May 2022

Weekly Content Highlights 27 May-2 June

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Carte Blanche 

Genre: News, actuality 

Sunday 29 May at 19:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

‘Carte Blanche’ is a hard-hitting and award-winning investigative news and magazine programme which covers the most important and interesting events. 

Lekunutu 

Genre: Reality 

Tuesday 31 May at 22:00 on Moja Love, available on DStv Family and up 

‘Lekunutu’ follows the stories of individuals who want to reveal secrets they have kept for many years, which may change the dynamics of their relationships. The show will explore why they had chosen to keep such big secrets, and will showcase the reactions of the recipients of the news.  

Zuba 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 June at 20:00 on OneZed, available on DStv Compact and up 

The story of Zuba continues, a story about love, trust and betrayal. The story revolves around an innocent, rural teenage girl who has to leave her family and education behind to do a maid’s job with a complex, wealthy urban family. 

Lebo M: Coming Home 

Genre: Reality 

Thursday 2 June at 19:00 on Mzansi Wethu, available on DStv Access and up 

His is the first voice you hear in ‘The Lion King’. Now, follow legendary musician Lebo M as he reunites his family on South African shores and rediscovers his roots in this insightful reality show. 

 

LOCAL (WEST) 

The Johnsons 

Genre: Comedy 

Monday 30 May at 21:30 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Family and up 

A family sitcom focused on an average family based in Lagos Nigeria, their diverse traits and how they cope with what life has to offer them. 

Love Come Back 

Genre: Reality 

Tuesday 31 May at 19:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

It's not easy saying ‘I'm sorry’, but with a beautiful surprise and help from the ‘Love Come Back’ team, getting your love back might not be that hard after all. 

Enakhe 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 June at 20:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Enakhe, set in modern-day Benin City, tells the story of a rebellious daughter who after the sudden death of her father is forced by circumstances to grow in every way possible to become the leader of her extended family and their criminal empire. 

Dilemma 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 2 June at 21:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Fate leads two estranged lovers full circle, after a cruel separation leaves them with a dilemma that bears consequences of a long-forgotten past. 

 

LOCAL (EAST) 

Mawube 

Genre: Comedy 

Monday 30 May at 20:00 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

Mawube has complete ignorance of how to do many simple tasks, but it also incredibly creative and will always come up with something inventive and hilarious. 

Mom vs. Wife: Kenya 

Genre: Reality, cooking 

Tuesday 31 May at 19:30 on Honey, available on DStv Compact and up 

A man’s wife and his mother compete by cooking his favourite dish. To then decide the winner, he must pick which plate has taken his heart. 

La Familia 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 June at 21:00 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

Mr. and Mrs. Ibrahim are blessed with wealth as well as five children, two boys and three girls. The family is embroiled in controversy after Mr Ibrahim offered the company to his first son, while his second daughter wanted it. 

Salem 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 2 June at 19:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up 

‘Salem’ is a riveting, thrilling and spectacular story about inequality – rich versus the poor – and about how fine the line between the two can be.  

 

SPORT 

2022 French Open – Roland Garros 

Sport: Tennis 

Friday 27 May to Thursday 2 June at 11:00 on SuperSport Tennis, available on DStv Premium 

The second week of the 2022 French Open continues through the week of Friday 27 May to Thursday 2 June. 

PGA Tour: Charles Schwab Challenge 

Sport: Golf 

Friday 27 to Sunday 29 May at 22:00 on SuperSport Golf, available on DStv Premium 

The PGA Tour continues with the Charles Schwab Challenge at the Colonial Country Club in Texas, with a purse of US$8.4million. 

UEFA Champions League Final: Liverpool v Real Madrid 

Sport: Football 

Saturday 28 May at 21:00 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

The final of the premier club football competition in the world, the UEFA Champions League, will see Liverpool take on Real Madrid at Stade de France in Paris. 

MotoGP: Grand Prix of Italy 

Sport: Motorsport 

Sunday 29 May at 14:00 on SuperSport Motorsport, available on DStv Premium 

The eighth round of the 2022 MotoGP World Championship will be the Grand Prix of Italy, held at Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello in Tuscany. 

 

ESPN 

NRL: Brisbane Broncos v Gold Coast Titans 

Sport: Rugby League 

Friday 27 May at 11:55 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The 2022 NRL season will continue with a Friday morning thriller between the Brisbane Broncos and Gold Coast Titans. 

MLB: Atlanta Braves v Miami Marlins 

Sport: Baseball 

Saturday 28 May at 22:00 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The 2022 MLB season will feature a Saturday night battle between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins from Georgia. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 31 May at 21:00 on ESPN, available on DStv Family and up 

This daily NBA show is broadcast live from Los Angeles and brings you everything you need to know about the world’s greatest basketball league. 

NFL Live 

Sport: American Football 

Tuesday 31 May at 22:00 on ESPN, available on DStv Family and up 

ESPN's NFL Live scoops the latest news and information from deep inside the NFL and deposits it into your ears. 

 

MOVIES 

What Happens in Vegas 

Genre: Comedy, romance 

Friday 27 May at 21:45 on Studio Universal, available on DStv Compact and up 

After a wild night in Vegas, Jack and Joy end up getting married. To make matters worse, they win a jackpot of three million dollars that makes it impossible for them to get out of their marriage. Starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher, directed by Tom Vaughan. 

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang 

Genre: Comedy, family 

Saturday 28 May at 18:15 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

Caught between a hectic life of tending to the family farm and raising a group of spirited children, Isabel Green is in desperate need of a helping hand. Nanny McPhee appears at her door step. Starring Emma Thompson and Maggie Gyllenhaal, directed by Susanna White. 

A Quiet Place: Part II 

Genre: Horror, thriller 

Saturday 28 May at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 2, available on DStv Premium 

In a post-apocalyptic world, Regan and her family learn that the alien predators can be defeated using high-frequency audio. Armed with this knowledge, they then set out to look for other survivors. Starring Emily Bliunt and Cillian Murphy, directed by John Krasinski. 

The Ice Road 

Genre: Action, thriller 

Sunday 29 May at 21:00 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

The people trapped in a collapsed northern diamond mine only have a few hours of air left. A group has to drive on treacherous thawing ice to rescue them while also dealing with an unknown threat. Starring Liam Neeson and Amber Midthunder, directed by Jonathan Hensleigh. 

 

TELENOVELAS 

Overcoming Fear 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 30 May at 16:30 on TLNovelas, available on DStv Family and up 

To everyone's eyes, the Duran family projects unity, harmony and respect, but reality is different for all the women in the family. 

Dream Girl 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 31 May at 20:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

‘Dream Girl’ follows a young girl Lakshmi from Jodhpur, who dreams to be an actress and idolises Ayesha, a famous celebrity.  

Married Again 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 June at 17:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Married Again’ is the story of two individuals, Yash and Aarti. Yash is a widower with two daughters, Payal and Palak. Aarti’s in-laws and Yash’s family want the two lonely hearts to get united in marriage.  

The Scent of Passion 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 2 June at 20:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

Follow the love story between a poor harvest girl and a handsome man from a rich family, as their worlds collide. 

 

KIDS 

The Adventures of Puss in Boots 

Genre: Animation 

Monday 30 May at 07:25 on Dreamworks, available on DStv Compact and up 

Puss in Boots must guard the previously hidden city of San Lorenzo's famous treasure from invaders after he accidentally breaks an ancient spell which made the land invisible to outsiders. 

Danger Force 

Genre: Adventure 

Monday 30 May at 15:50 on Nickelodeon, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

A series of hilarious situations ensue when Captain Man and Schwoz recruit four young superheroes-in-the-making and train them to fight crime. 

Walk the Prank 

Genre: Comedy, reality 

Tuesday 31 May at 18:40 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

A group of children put hidden cameras in particular locations and pull off harmless pranks on people. 

Bubble Guppies 

Genre: Animation 

Wednesday 1 June at 10:05 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

‘Bubble Guppies’ takes the phrase ‘school of fish’ literally as fish-tailed preschoolers attend school in an underwater classroom. 

 

INTERNATIONAL 

Masterchef 

Genre: Cooking, reality 

Monday 30 May at 18:00 on BBC Lifestyle, available on DStv Compact and up 

Top chefs judge passionate home cooks who participate in competitive culinary challenges to develop their cooking skills and win the title of the best chef. 

Evil Lives Here: Shadows of Death 

Genre: Crime, documentary 

Tuesday 31 May at 21:00 on Discovery ID, available on DStv Compact and up 

‘Evil Lives Here: Shadows of Death’ reveals how the impact of a crime changes people, and what follows that life-changing event. Anchored by intimate POV interviews, this original series explores how a crime forever alters the lives of those involved. 

Hightown 

Genre: Crime, drama 

Tuesday 31 May at 22:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

Jackie Quiñones, a hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent, has her life thrown into disarray when she gets tasked with investigating serious crimes in her popular beach community. 

Swamp People 

Genre: Reality 

Thursday 2 June at 20:15 on History Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Deep in the swamps of Louisiana, a group of people with a culture rooted in American frontier skills and values carries on their long tradition of self-reliance. Season 13 of the series follows the fiercely proud “Swampers” during the alligator hunting season as they battle Hurricane Ida, heatwaves, changing tides and dangerous sinkholes. 

 

CATCH UP  

Outlander 

Genre: Drama 

Claire Beauchamp Randall, a nurse in World War II, mysteriously goes back in time to Scotland in 1743. There, she meets a dashing Highland warrior and gets drawn into an epic rebellion. 

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives 

Genre: Cooking, reality 

Host Guy Fieri goes on a road trip and visits diners, drive-in restaurants and dive bars that are popular among the locals in the US, and interacts with the owners, staff and the customers. 

Ghislaine: Partner in Crime 

Genre: Documentary 

Take a closer look at the relationship between Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein. 

The Real Housewives of Miami 

Genre: Reality 

‘The Real Housewives of Miami’ (abbreviated RHOM) is an American reality television series. Developed as the seventh instalment of ‘The Real Housewives’ franchise, it focuses on the personal and professional lives of several women living in Miami, Florida. 

 

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