New on TV today: Friday 11 May

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 11 May 2018
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Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Game Show

NOTE: the game show Funny You Should Ask was previously scheduled in this timeslot, replaced at the last minute by Fundis, which aired last year on SABC2.

Fundis is a game show hosted by Fezile Makhanya and Kope Makgae in which contestants win and lose money based on their general or specialised knowledge on subjects.

There are three different rounds per game: a General Knowledge Round, a Specialist (Fundis) Round and the Jackpot Round, in which the winner of the evening can select a specialised section.

For all the game play and more visit the TVSA Show Page: Fundis

The Simpsons 29

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Animation, Comedy

In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and the only way for Homer to afford the cure is to force Lisa to use illegal magic. When the King discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa, and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.

Curb Your Enthusiasm 9

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

The show stars Seinfeld co-creator Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. In the season premiere, Larry tries to rid himself of an inept assistant, offends Jeff's barber and gets into hot water over a new project.

A Very Royal Wedding

Channel: ITV Choice (DStv 123)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Documentary

A Very Royal Wedding celebrates the 70th anniversary of The Queen and Prince Philip's marriage in November 1947. Presenter Alexander Armstrong discovers how a battered postwar Britain pulled off the wedding of the century against the odds.

This was "the people's wedding" and Alexander will meet the ordinary people who made this such a special occasion, including one of the seamstresses responsible for the spectacular wedding dress and three of the choir boys who performed at Westminster Abbey.
Inspired with Anna Olson
Inspired with Anna Olson

Inspired with Anna Olson

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Food

Join celebrity chef Anna Olson as she takes an unforgettable culinary journey through the flavours of Southeast Asia. From the street-food stalls of Singapore to the high-end restaurants of Hong Kong, Anna is out to discover the secrets to truly inspired local cuisine.

Each episode will see Anna learning first-hand from an expert chef before taking her new skills home to test in her own kitchen.

Rickey Smiley for Real

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Comedy

This hour-long series takes a humorous look at radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley's hectic life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life.

Rickey Smiley For Real is a voyeuristic view into what makes Smiley a successful media mogul in radio, comedy and television, as well as captures the syndicated host as he juggles two families - one at home and the other at work.

The Good Place 2

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 23h10
Genre: Comedy

Having had their memories erased by ambitious master architect Michael, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason again settle into the Good Place, unaware of what has previously transpired... except that Eleanor discovers the one clue she had left for herself and attempts to piece things together.

Shows in this post: Fundis

Channels in this post: SABC3, Vuzu, M-Net, ITV Choice, Food Network

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Shows Editor
11 May 2018 13:39

Please Note: the game show Funny You Should Ask was originally scheduled to air on SABC3 tonight at 20h00, but it was replaced this afternoon by another game show, Fundis. Please see change above.

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