Natasha Lyonne leads star-studded ensemble in Poker Face

26 July 2023
The critically-acclaimed, 10-episode series hits your screens in August.
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Do you love Russian Doll and Orange is the New Black’s Natasha Lyonne? Make a TV date with her new comedic thriller Poker Face, which hits South African screens exclusively to DStv Premium at 21:00 on Wednesday 2 August only on M-Net, DStv Channel 101.

The Emmy-nominated actress will be on the case in this Peacock original mystery from Academy Award-nominated director Rian Johnson, who’s best known for directing Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the Knives Out films.

Lyonne plays Charlie Cale, a casino worker with an extraordinary ability to detect lies. After a close friend is murdered, she goes on the run across the United States, meeting colourful characters and solving strange crimes along the way. 

Variety calls it a “clever, winning mystery throwback” and “one of the strongest series yet to launch on Peacock”, while The Guardian noted, “Lyonne is as mesmerising as ever.”

Viewers will want to tune in to unravel a new mystery every week, as well as spot the stars. Guest performers include the likes of Adrien Brody, Chloë Sevigny, and Ellen Barkin. Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order) and The Big Bang Theory’s Simon Helberg are show regulars.

Poker Face is proudly brought to you by M-Net and DStv – The home of entertainment. The series is available on DStv Premium on M-Net (Channel 101) every Wednesday at 21:00 from 2 August, as well as live-streamed on the DStv App, and is also available on DStv Catch Up after broadcast. Join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook.