What to Watch this May on M-Net, Binge, and City

04 May 2020
Drama, comedy, fantasy, and much more!
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Check out the new shows and seasons heading your way this May on M-Net channel 101 and M-Net City channel 115.
And remember to look out for your favourite HBO classics on M-Net Binge 114.


Celebrity Family Feud Season 5
Starts Sunday 3 at 17:00 
Hosted by Steve Harvey, this version of the popular game show sees celebrities face off against each other for charity.

Manifest Season 2
Starts Monday 4 May at 20:00 
returns with captivating drama, heart-pounding mysteries, and the answers to last season's biggest questions.

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Shrill Season 1
Starts Friday 8 May at 22:30       
When the morning after pill fails and aspiring journalist Annie winds up pregnant, she weighs the pros and cons of having a child with her hook-up buddy.

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Carol's Second Act Season 1
Starts Saturday 9 May at 17:30
From two of the writers of Booksmart comes this medical comedy about retired teacher Carol Kenney who begins a second career as a doctor.
Check out more here.

The Plot Against America
Starts Monday 11 May at 22:05
The award-winning producers of The Wire create a gripping WWII miniseries, set in an alternate America where Charles Lindbergh becomes president and the country rises to fascism.
Check out more here.

Tell Me a Story Season 2
Starts Saturday 16 May at 21:00
A gripping and thrilling anthology series that features beloved fairy tales that interweave into a subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge, and murder.

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Castle Rock Season 2
Starts Saturday 16 May at 22:00
A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. In Season 2, a feud between warring clans comes to a boil, just as budding psychopath Annie Wilkes, Stephen King's nurse from hell, gets waylaid in Castle Rock.
Love Stephen King? Check out The Outsider here.

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Hawaii Five-0 Season 10
Starts Wednesday 20 May at 19:00
It’s goodbye to the H50 task force in their tenth and final season.
Check out five of the craziest moments from the show here.         

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Magnum P.I. Season 2
Starts Wednesday at 20:00
In this rebooted crime drama, decorated former Navy SEAL Thomas Magnum repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii.
Check out more here.

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A Million Little Things Season 2
Starts Friday 22 May at 21:00
In this emotional drama, a group of friends from Boston come together after tragedy strikes.

On Becoming a God in Central Florida Season 1
Starts Monday 25 May at 23:55 
A dark comedy starring award-winning actress Kirsten Dunst that takes place in a small town adjacent to Orlando, in the early 1990s.

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Council of Dads Season 1
Starts Thursday 28 May at 20:10
A charming, soulful drama about family. After coming to terms with a potentially terminal diagnosis, a man creates, a “council of dads” to look after his family.

Extreme Makeover Home Edition Season 10
Starts Sunday 31 May at 18:00
The heartwarming makeover series that combines moving stories of families and communities with life-changing home renovations.


Arrow Season 8
Starts 2 May at 20:50
In Arrow’s eighth and final season, Oliver's quest will send him on a journey where he is forced to look back at his years as the Green Arrow and confront the reality of the ultimate question: what is the true cost of being a hero?
Learn more about Arrow here.

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Charmed (2018) Season 2
Starts Friday 8 May at 19:10
Mel, Maggie, and Macy are back for a second season in this revival of the '90s fantasy series.
Learn more about the charmed sisters here.

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War of the Worlds Season 1
Starts Monday 11 May at 21:40     
Based on the classic sci-fi novel by H.G. Wells, this adaptation is set in present-day Europe, where an unprecedented alien event leaves humanity facing extinction.

Doom Patrol Season 1
Starts Thursday 28 May at 21:40
Part support group, part superhero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of superpowered beings who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them.

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Please Note: Due to the high age-restricted content, the opening time for channel 114 will change from Friday 1 May.

  • Weekdays (Mondays- Fridays): opens at 20:00.
  • Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays): opens at 19:00.

M-Net Binge – The Home of HBO will be on air until Sunday 28 June.         

Game of Thrones
Season 7 starts Friday 1 May at 20:50
Season 8 starts Tuesday 5 May at 22:20

Six Feet Under
Season 4 starts Friday 1 May at 22:50
Season 5 starts Monday 11 May at 22:55

True Blood
Season 1 starts Saturday 2 May at 00:35
Season 2 starts Saturday 16 May at 00:40  
Season 3 starts Saturday 30 May at 00:50

Project Greenlight
Season 4 starts Saturday 2 May at 19:00

Season 2 starts Sunday 3 May at 20:00

Silicon Valley
Season 1 starts Monday 4 May at 20:00
Season 2 starts Friday 8 May at 20:00

Season 4 starts Tuesday 5 May at 01:00

Season 1 starts Thursday 7 May at 02:10
Season 2 starts Thursday 14 at 00:45
Season 3 starts Friday 15 May at 02:45
Season 4 starts Friday 22 May at 01:50
Season 5 starts Thursday 28 May at 02:55

The Wire
Season 1 starts Saturday 9 May at 21:25
Season 2 starts Saturday 16 May at 22:15
Season 3 starts Saturday 23 May at 22:50

Sex and the City
Season 4 starts Sunday 10 May at 23:05
Season 5 starts Monday 25 May at 00:05

True Detective
Season 1 starts Tuesday 12 May at 02:30
Season 2 starts Wednesday 20 May at 01:40

Big Love
Season 1 starts Tuesday 19 May at 22:55
Season 2 starts Wednesday 27 May at 23:00

Big Little Lies
Season 1 starts Saturday 23 May at 23:50

The Detour season 4, Friday 1 at 22:30
The Unicorn season 1, Saturday at 17:30
Westworld season 3, Monday 4 May at 22:00
American Dynasties: The Bush Years – Family, Duty and Power, Wednesday 6 May at 19:00 
Nancy Drew season 1, Saturday 9 May at 21:00
American Horror Story: 1984, Saturday 9 May at 22:00
9-1-1 season 3, Wednesday 13 May at 20:00
This Is Us season 4, Friday 15 May at 21:00
Little Fires Everywhere, Monday 18 May at 21:00
Still Breathing, Thursday, 21 May at 20:10 
Extreme Africa season 1, Sunday 24 May at 15:15
Survivor season 39, Sunday 24 May at 17:15
Grand Hotel season 1, Friday 1 May at 19:10
Snowfall season 3, Monday 4 May at 21:40 
Orange Is the New Black season 7, Wednesday 13 May at 21:40
Godfather Of Harlem season 1, Thursday 21 May at 21:40

Dates and times are subject to change.

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