Gimme Summer That this December

01 December 2015
The holidays are almost upon us and M-Net has some great programming in store for you and your family this December.
Gimme Summer That

The holidays are almost upon us and M-Net has some great programming in store for you and your family this December.

While some of our shows will be going on a well-deserved break, others are just starting out.

Blue Bloods S6

After it’s release on Express to Explorer, NYPD’s royal family is making its Prime Time debut on Thursday 3 December at 20:30.

The Muppets S1

Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and a host of Jim Henson’s other creations return to the small screen in this mockumentary-style series that follows their personal and professional lives. The Muppets comes to M-Net at with a double bill from 16 December at 19:30.

Kevin From Work S1

A workplace comedy with a twist, Kevin proclaims his love for a co-worker just before accepting a new job. Unfortunately for Kevin, this offer is rescinded and he’s stuck working with his crush.

Kevin From Work starts 26 December at 19:30.

Zoo S1

When the animals start fighting back, Jackson Oz must find out why. Based on the James Patterson novel, Zoo starts on 1 January at 20:30.

If you’re not looking to get too involved in a new series during your holiday, there are also a host of television specials available during the festive season.

Josh Groban: Stages

Watch as crooner Josh Groban performs Broadway covers from his latest album, Stages. You can watch Josh on 17 December at 19:30.

Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood

Beloved crooner Michael Bublé also hits M-Net Screens with his fun-filled Christmas special featuring a night of music, comedy and celebration. Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood airs on 22 December at 19:30

Katy Perry: Prismatic World Tour

The Prismatic World Tour is a sensory explosion of eye-popping theatrics and infectious pop tracks that secured Perry's place as one of the most captivating performers working today.

Watch it at 19:30 on 25 December.

Sinatra 100: An All-Star GRAMMY Concert

Watch as GRAMMY Award-winning artists like Alicia Keys, John Legend, Usher, Lady Gaga and Celine Dion pay tribute to “The Chairman”, Frank Sinatra, for what would have been his 100th birthday. Sinatra 100: An All-Star GRAMMY Concert airs on 25 December at 20:30.

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

Janice Honeyman returns to the Joburg Theatre with her annual pantomime, tackling classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty. Featuring Tobie Cronje, M-Net viewers can catch all the hilarity of this festive tradition on their screens on 26 December at 15:00 on M-Net 101. 

Miss Universe 2015

The much-talked about beauty pageant will come to your screens on Sunday 27 December at 15:00.

I Can Do That

Six American entertainers face off in this six-episode series, including Nicole Scherzinger, the former lead singer of The Pussycat Dolls.

Watch I Can Do That every weekday from Monday 28 December at 18:30 on M-Net.

Cirque Du Soleil: La Nouba

Enchanting and enthralling , the fascinatin acrobatic Cirque du Soleil opens the door into a make-believe world of dreams and nightmares in this captivating instalment.

Watch La Nouba on 28 December at 21:30.

Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna

Loosely inspired by William Shakespeare's The Tempest, Amaluna takes place on an island governed by goddesses. During a storm, a group of men are washed up on shore and the queen's daughter falls for one of the young men, with the trials of their love providing the basis for the show's main narrative.

Watch Amaluna on 29 December at 19:30.

Royal Variety Special

The Royal Variety Special is the highlight of M-Net’s New Year’s Eve viewing. With performances from some of the worlds greatest singers, dancers, stage performers, magicians and comedians, the Royal Variety Special promises an evening of entertainment second to none.

Watch the Royal Variety Special on 31 December at 21:30.

Matt Franco’s Got Magic 

Magician Mat Franco, winner of America’s Got Talent Season 9, travels from his home in Rhode Island to Las Vegas, stopping off at incredible locations, wowing celebrities, performing street magic and visiting the family, friends and everyday Americans who helped make his dream come true.

Watch this two-part series on 23 and 30 December at 20:30.

Planet's Got Talent

Narrated by actor Warwick Davis, Planet's Got Talent comes to you from the producers of Britain's Got Talent; and highlights astounding  acts from around the world.

Watch double bills of Planet's Got Talent from Thursday 7 January at 18:30 on M-Net.

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