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What to Watch this August on M-Net and M-Net City

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30 July 2020
New shows, new seasons, and special treats!
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Check out which shows are heading your way this August on M-Net channel 101 and M-Net City channel 115.

M-NET CHANNEL 101

Ellen’s Game of Games
Season 3 starts Saturday 1 August at 19:00 
From the beloved, multi-award-winning television host comes a hilarious, fun set of games with special surprises and unpredictable twists.

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Black Is King
Saturday 1 August at 20:00
Beyoncé delivers a powerful film based on the music of The Lion King: The Gift. It follows a young king’s journey through betrayal, love, and self-identity.

Find out more about Black is King here.

Lance – Part 2
Saturday 1 August at 21:30              
Watch the second part of the dramatic ESPN documentary on Lance Armstrong that puts a spotlight on one of the most divisive figures in sport.

Catch up on Part 1 here.

The Rookie
Season 2 starts Monday 3 August at 20:00
Nathan Fillion returns to the role of John Dolan in the second season of this cop dramedy.

The Good Fight
Season 4 starts Monday 3 August at 21:00
This season opens with an alternate-reality in a not-to-be-missed episode. Find out what else has got us excited about season 4 here.

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Check out who's guest starring on The Good Fight here.

Briarpatch
Season 1 starts Monday 3 August at 22:00 
Based on the novel by Ross Thomas, this surreal, pulp-fiction crime anthology show stars Rosario Dawson.

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Find out who's who in the cast of Briarpatch here.

Love Island
Season 6 starts Monday 3 August at 23:00
Fun and flirty, the sixth season of the reality competition introduces us to an all-new set of gorgeous and glam singles looking for love.

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America's Got Talent
Season 15 starts Thursday 6 August at 18:00
Heidi Klum returns to join veteran judges Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell as they welcome Sofía Vergara to the judging panel in this season of the popular reality competition.

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Hillary
Starts Thursday 6 August at 20:00 
A powerful four-part documentary that looks at the tour de force that is Hillary Clinton.

Katy Keene
Season 1 starts Saturday 8 August at 20:00 
A joyful Riverdale spin-off that follows aspiring designer Katy Keene, musician Josie McCoy, and a group of their artist friends trying to make their dreams come true in New York City. 

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Go behind the scenes of Katy Keene here.

Riverdale
Season 4 starts Saturday 8 August at 21:00
The story continues with Senior Year at Riverdale High, which means varsity football games, cheerleading, back-to-school parties, and college applications. 

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Outlander
Season 5 starts Saturday 8 August at 22:00
Get ready to travel through time again with Claire and Jamie. 

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Little Big Shots                                    
Season 4 starts Sunday 9 August at 18:00
In a completely reimagined new season, Melissa McCarthy meets some of the most inspiring and hilarious kids from all corners of the globe.

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Beecham House
Season 1 starts Thursday 13 August at 22:00 
Tom Bateman drives this period drama that follows the enigmatic, soulful John Beecham during his time in Delhi, India in the 19th century.

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My Brilliant Friend: The Story of A New Name
Starts Saturday 22 August at 23:10
Lenù and Lila are back for the second season of the acclaimed show, based on the Neapolitan novels by Italian author Elena Ferrante.

 

Shrill
Season 2 starts Friday 28 August at 22:35 
Based on the book Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, the show is back for a second season and has been renewed for a third.

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Mom
Season 7 starts Saturday 29 August at 18:00
The magnificent duo of Anna Faris and Allison Janney is back for a seventh season. Great news for fans: it’s been renewed for an eight season!

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M-NET CITY CHANNEL 115

Evil
Season 1 starts Monday 3 August at 21:40
Explore the nature of evil in this supernatural show created by Robert and Michell King, who also brought us BrainDead, The Good Wife, and The Good Fight.                                                 

Trackers
Starts Sunday 9 August at 19:10
Bestselling South African author Deon Meyer’s electrifying crime thriller features a stellar local cast, explosive action, and chilling twists and turns. Binge on all five episodes on Sunday 9 August.

Meet the Trackers' characters here.

9-1-1: Lone Star   
Season 1 starts Wednesday 12 August at 19:00  
Rob Lowe drives this pulsating spin-off to the hit first responder drama series.

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Station 19
Season 3 starts Monday 17 August at 19:10 
The Grey’s Anatomy spin-off is back for more action and drama.                                                       

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All American
Season 2 starts Wednesday 26 August at 20:50 
The return of All American finds Spencer James, now a football State Champion, with a tough decision to make. Does he stay in Beverly Hills and play for Coach Billy Baker or does he move back home to South LA to reunite with his family?                                                

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Prodigal Son
Season 1 starts Monday 31 August at 20:50
Tom Payne and Michael Sheen star in this crime thriller that follows a criminal psychologist who helps the NYPD solve crimes. He also happens to be the son of a serial killer.

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Please note: Dates and times are subject to change.

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