New on TV today: Thursday 3 May

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 03 May 2018
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Survivor South Africa: Philippines
Survivor South Africa: Philippines

Survivor South Africa: Philippines

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality Competition

The Season 6 premiere is a special 90 minute broadcast filled of gruelling challenges, social dynamics and, of course, the first elimination at Tribal Council.

For the first time in Survivor South Africa history, the castaways will also have to Outwit, Outplay and Outlast their fellow contestants for 39 days, instead of the usual 27 day period of past seasons.

For all the details, including cast bios, visit the TVSA Show Page: Survivor South Africa: Philippines

The Kennedys

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Period Drama, Miniseries

Chronicles the lives of the Kennedy family, including key triumphs and tragedies it has experienced, using historical events to tell the intimate story of America's most legendary family.

The series begins on Election Day, November 8, 1960, as the American people choose between the charismatic Senator John F. Kennedy and his opponent, Vice President Richard M. Nixon.

Through flashbacks to the 1930's and the 1940's, The Kennedys explores the epic achievements, regrets, loyalties, loves and betrayals that surrounded John, Bobby and Joe Sr., as well as the women who unconditionally supported them.

TVSA Show Page: The Kennedys

Secret City

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Drama

Australian drama inspired by the best-selling novels The Marmalade Files and The Mandarin Code, written by Canberra political journalists Chris Uhlmann and Steve Lewis.

Amidst rising tension between China and America, Canberra press gallery journalist Harriet Dunkley (played by Fringe star Anna Torv) forces her way closer to the truth, uncovering a secret city of interlocked conspiracies which will threaten her career, her life and endangers the freedom of every Australian.

A Night With My Ex: Us

Channel: TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality

Breaking up with your partner is always difficult; but this series takes this to a whole new level: the show reunites exes for an entire night together, to talk through their unresolved issues.

The series watches as each pair of exes spend a night together – the first time they have seen each other since their breakup. Emotions run high as they are faced with their former lovers in a multi-camera-rigged one-bedroom apartment, with no producers and no interruptions.

My Kitchen Rules Australia 9
My Kitchen Rules Australia 9

My Kitchen Rules Australia 9

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 17h45
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

Pete Evans and Manu Feildel are back with a ninth season of Australia's hotly contested cooking show, and this year it's not just the teams who are opening their front doors.

With an elimination twist that turns the competition on its head, this is a whole new My Kitchen Rules. Each team will take turns to transform an ordinary home into a supersized Instant Restaurant.

Next of Kin

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h35
Genre: Thriller

This contemporary drama follows whip-smart doctor Mona Harcourt who lives in London with political lobbyist husband Guy. When a bomb goes off in London on the same day that her brother, Kareem, is abducted and murdered in Pakistan, Mona's charmed life is shaken to its core.

The situation escalates when Mona realises that her brother's son Danny has vanished from university and is being linked to both the bombing and the murder of his father.

Shows in this post: Survivor South Africa

Channels in this post: M-Net, M-Net City, SABC3, TLC Entertainment

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Shows Editor
03 May 2018 14:56

Please Note: the previously advertised Knightfall is no longer airing on SABC3 tonight. In a last-minute change the channel has now scheduled the miniseries The Kennedys instead. Kindly read above for more details.

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