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The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi
The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi

The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi

Channel: Comedy Central (DStv 122)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Comedy

The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi is the third local iteration of the international format, with previous Roastees being Steve Hofmeyr and Kenny Kunene.

Somizi Mhlongo has had a successful career on radio and television with presenting, performing and acting credits on numerous shows. Currently a judge on the M-Net reality competition series Idols, he also has his own docu-reality show on Mzansi Magic, Living the Dream with Somizi.

The Roastmaster this year is Gareth Cliff, who heads up "The Roast Squad". For all the details:

TVSA Show Page: The Comedy Central Rost of Somizi

Power 4

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Drama

Season 4 picks up on the heels of James "Ghost" St. Patrick's highly publicised arrest by his ex-girlfriend, Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Valdes, for the murder of FBI Agent Greg Knox - a crime he did not commit.

Ghost can't outrun his past choices and mounting enemies this season, which threaten his freedom and his family's safety at every turn.

Tackle My Reno

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 14h30
Genre: Reality Makeover, DIY

In the world of doing it yourself, it's easy to take on more than you can handle. On Tackle My Reno, pro-football player turned handyman Sebastian Clovis teams up with overwhelmed homeowners to help them tackle their reno when they strike out in the DIY game.

With humour, hijinks and plenty of fumbles along the way, Sebastian and the DIYer tackle the reno like it's a championship game.


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

Inspired by true events, APB is a police drama with a high-tech twist.

After billionaire engineer Gideon Reeves witnesses his best friend's murder, he takes over Chicago's troubled 13th District and reboots it as a private police force, challenging the district to rethink everything about the way they fight crime.
My Sordid Affair
My Sordid Affair

My Sordid Affair

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)
TX Time: 20h50
Genre: Crime

Steamy tales of ordinary moms, wives, husbands, who strayed and lived to regret it. Produced in an intimate and emotionally raw style, these stories takes audiences on the sexy but dangerous journey from innocent flirtation, to illicit liaisons, to passionate secret love, and ultimately, to the devastating consequences.

Bake with Anna Olson 4

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Food

From tea cakes to truffles, pastries to puddings, Anna is the master of demonstrating how to make tasty treats at home. Covering baking basics right up to expert dishes, Anna has the insider tips and tricks to the perfect pastries.

Under her guidance, try your hand at making Greek spanakopita, pulling toffee, and even learning how to make some seriously tasty healthy treats like chocolate avocado mousse and Icelandic skyr cheesecake.

Finding Bigfoot 4

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136)
TX Time: 17h40
Genre: Reality

The Bigfoot Field Research Organisation are on the hunt for the elusive Sasquatch, scouring the US for this mysterious beast. The eccentric team travel to an unlikely sasquatch habitat, Southern California, where bigfoot reports have been churning out of the San Bernardino Mountains.

Here, the gang enlist the help of a professional opera singer to call in the 'squatches – will it yield proof that these elusive creatures do call SoCal their home?

In Contempt

Channel: BET (DStv 129)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Police Procedural, Legal Drama

Legal drama set in the fast-paced world of a legal aid office in New York City which follows Gwen Sullivan, an opinionated attorney whose passion for her job and clients make her arguably the most talented public defender in her district.

In this new hour-long procedural set in the fast-paced world of a legal aid office in New York City, we get to know Gwen – and how far she'll go for her clients.
Orange is the New Black 5
Orange is the New Black 5

Orange is the New Black 5

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Drama

At the end of Season 4 an explosive riot sparked by Poussey's untimely death - combined with the rage and grief felt by the inmates - quickly escalated into utter chaos.

In the final moments, it all came to a head with a determined Daya in possession of a gun - and it became clear that, no matter what the outcome, life at Litchfield will never be the same.

This seaeson, once they get a taste of power, chaos ensues through the halls of Litchfield. In real time and over the course of just three days, Season 5 will leave the inmates' lives forever changed as they are emboldened to fight for redemption, resolution and the respect they deserve.

TVSA Show Page: Orange is the New Black

Sins & Secrets 4

Channel: CBS Reality (DStv 132)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

Behind closed doors, beyond the headlines, every city has a dark side...

Sins & Secrets reveals the grim truth of the criminal underworld which can be found in every neighbourhood. The series uncovers brutal crimes which shook neighbourhoods leaving communities wondering who would be next and paranoid of every stranger in town.

Love It or List It 6

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 23h00
Genre: Reality Makeover, Reality, DIY

This season hosts (designer Hilary Farr and realtor David Visentin) are faced with many unique families and situations that challenge them both creatively and professionally.

From a family of nine, to a racecar enthusiast, to a family with peculiar pet needs and a skateboarding professor, David and Hilary face each situation head on and with headstrong determination to be the victor.
Hair & Make-up Confidentials
Hair & Make-up Confidentials

Hair & Make-up Confidentials

Channel: Fashion One (DStv 178)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Fashion

Share the hair and makeup tips this Mother's day. Get an inside look at the biggest beauty trends, as told by some of the industry's most established hair stylists and makeup artists.

In the picture above, a model gets last minute touch ups for her make-up and wedding dress during a photo shoot.

The Morning Show

TX Time: 06h00
Genre: Breakfast Show

The Morning Show is a new daily live breakfast show bringing you news and views about South Africa, Pan Africa and the world at large. The programme features current affairs, fitness, infotainment, cooking, comedy, sports, trends and more. 

The show is hosted by Jason Goliath, Tumelo Mothotoane, Ade van Heerden, Michaella Russell and Tino Chinyadi. The anchors are a mix of cultures and personalities in order to bring balance to the topics at hand.

Blood & Wine

Channel: Telemundo
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Telenovela

Crisanto Castañeda and Natalia de Montiel are very passionate about the vine. For them, the cultivation of grapes, the processing of its juice and the quality of their wine is not just a job or a way to sustain themselves... it's a passion, a lifestyle, the only way to breathe and feel.

Blood & Wine tells the story of two intense and complicated families, the Castañeda and the Montiel families, their encounters, their enmity, their loves, their hates,and their intolerances, on the edge of the great passion they share: the vine.

For more, go here: Everything you need to know about Telemundo's Blood & Wine


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