From Musa Mseleku taking you on a journey of men consulting their wives about their decision to wed a second wife, to a drama about a high-flying lawyer who is at the crossroads when he realises he comes from a long line of witches, Mzansi fans can look forward to some entertainment to soothe them from their worries in January.
In its first season, Mnakwethu, presented by Musa Mseleku, will hit the small screen on 7 January and will take a closer look at the real dynamics that come with polygamous marriages through the lens of the first wives.
The Omen Season 1 will see Lesley Musina, who plays the role of a high-flying lawyer, having to decide whether to remain a family man or give in to his calling and turn to the supernatural world of witches.
“Our subscribers can look forward to captivating and exciting local content on Mzansi Magic and Mzansi Wethu in the New Year,” says Philly Kubheka, the Head of PR and Publicity at Local Entertainment.
Also new to Mzansi Magic viewers in January is Kwa Mam’ Mkhize Season 1, a reality show that follows the life of mother, sister and business mogul Shauwn Mkhize. Our sports drama, which tackles some of the real issues experienced by many in society Grassroots will take you deep in the rurals of Eastern Cape. We are also bringing for the viewing pleasure of our audience Marry Me Now Season 1 on Mzansi Wethu.
More for Mzansi Magic viewers in January is Old Mutual Amazing Voices and Ackermans Style Squad, these reality shows will unearth talent as well as entertain audiences. Be sure to catch these shows this January:
Sunday - The Omen Season 1
5 January 2020 at 20:00
A high-flying lawyer has his life turned upside down when he discovers that he comes from a long line of witches, whose men have ruled the supernatural world of the five tribes. Will he answer his true calling? Produced by Magic Drum films.
Monday 6 January 202 - Grassroots Season 1
6 January 2020 at 20:00
Two arch rivals, Monwabisi and Asanda, from a small town in the Eastern Cape compete for a sporting scholarship to attend a prominent private high school in Johannesburg. Produced by Clive Morris Productions, this is a thirteen-part drama.
Tuesday - Mnakwethu Season 1
7 January 2020 at 20:00
Culturally, a man does not need his wife’s permission to take another wife but as a sign of respect, he has to sit his wife down and inform her of his desire for another wife.
Presented by Musa Mseleku, This thirteen-part reality is produced by Devandile Media and Milagro.
Tuesday - For Better or Worse
7 January 2020 at 21:30
The new lifestyle show distils a variety of unique challenges, including the contentious subject of managing money as a couple. While the couples reflect on the strength of their love they also look back at the trials and tribulations they have confronted.
Wednesday- Bonang Season 3
8 January 2020 at 20:00
Bonang Matheba, businesswoman and media personality parades the glitz and glam. We get to see the genius behind all the “sparkle” that is Bonang. We delve deeper into her friendships and family dynamics. Produced by Bar leader.
Thursday - Kwa Mam’ Mkhize Season 1
9 January 2020 at 20:00
Formally Shauwn Mpisane, meet Shauwn Mkhize and join her on her journey as she reclaims her life as a single woman; who happens to be a mother, a sister, and a business mogul. Produced by Bar Leader.
Sunday - Old Mutual Amazing Voices
12 January 2020 at 17:00
A new reality talent search show to unearth music groups from four African countries in a historic battle of the genres. DStv and GOtv viewers from Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe will, in the New Year, get to witness a historic talent search reality show. Old Mutual’s Amazing Voices, a pan-African singing competition, will premiere on the small screen with contestants from nine African cities – Accra, Kumasi, Mombasa, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Harare, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, - squaring off against each other for the grand prize of R1.5 million. The show will run for 13 weeks until 5 April 2020.
Thursday - Ackermans Style Squad
16 January 2020 at 18:30
An exciting fashion design competition show presented by Candice Modiselle features 10 young fashion designers from across South Africa battling it out for the chance of winning their own clothing range for Ackermans across Southern Africa.
Saturday - Marry Me Now Season 1
4 January at 19:00
This is an empowering reality show that allows the woman to make the ultimate move and give her spouse the shock of his life by planning a proposal and wedding in just three days!