New on TV today: Tuesday 5 June

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 05 Jun 2018
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The Detail
The Detail

The Detail

Channel: Universal Channel (DStv 117)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Police Procedural, Drama

The Detail follows three fiercely talented, female homicide investigators who work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives.

Detective Stevie Hall is a sharp, quick-witted interrogator – even while balancing the demands of work and her complicated family life – who mentors street smart Detective Jacqueline 'Jack' Cooper. Jack is a street smart detective, with keen investigative skills, but a messy personal life.

Joining them is Staff Inspector Fiona Currie, the homicide unit's formidable boss, who works overtime to secure justice, no matter what the cost.

Southern Charm New Orleans

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

Hidden away from the beads and beats of Bourbon Street is an exclusive community of wealth, champagne, costume balls, bespoke suits, rich culture, deep traditions, and the home of the new Southern Charm franchise.

This series follows an elite circle of friends who were born into prominent families and live a New Orleans' lifestyle of exclusive parties where you know everyone and everyone knows you.

Although this social group lives in a world filled with lavish parties and exclusive invites, underneath the life of luxury brews a multitude of shocking secrets that could rock the foundation of long-standing friendships.

How to Wear

Channel: Fashion One (DStv 178 / StarSat 283)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Fashion

One garment, five different looks. A showcase of how staple outfits and accessories are taken on the runways and how fashionistas have donned it on the streets.


Channel: ITV Choice (DStv 123)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Comedy-Drama

This comedy follows the complicated double life of a successful travel writer who, through extenuating circumstances, finds himself living between two families.

With two wives and two children whose existences are unknown to each other, Andrew lives in a constant state of moral crisis, as he struggles to balance his time and energies between his wife Kim and teenage daughter Christina, and his other family; wife Denise, and their teenage son Kris.

As Andrew's two worlds become ever harder to contain, so does his sanity. And he finds himself going to increasingly drastic measures to protect the two families he loves.

Natalie Wood: A Hollywood Murder Mystery
Natalie Wood: A Hollywood Murder Mystery

Natalie Wood: A Hollywood Murder Mystery

Channel: IDx (DStv 171 / StarSat 223)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary, True Crime

In the early morning hours of 29 November, 1981, Hollywood star Natalie Wood vanished from the yacht of her actor husband, Robert Wagner, into the open waters off Catalina Island.

Hours later, a search party found her body floating outside a cavern with the cause of death then declared to be drowning. Police sprang into action but had little information about the moments before she disappeared.

What happened to one of Hollywood's most famous rising stars?

Chance 2

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Thriller

This psychological thriller focuses on Eldon Chance, a forensic neuropsychiatrist who reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

In Season 2 Eldon, the paper pushing neuropsychiatrist has given way to a different kind of pusher - a man willing to push back at the broken system.

When he is coerced into helping Detective Hynes take down a serial killer, Chance finds himself "laying in the nest" of the killer, in a dangerous game to prove the man guilty.

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

Channel: SundanceTV (DStv 108)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary

An intimate, insiders' look at the origins of the genre that has become a cornerstone of popular culture.

Writer, director and producer James Cameron explores science fiction's roots, futuristic vision and our fascination with its ideas through interviews with A-list storytellers, stars and others whose careers have defined the field, including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott, Christopher Nolan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Will Smith and Sigourney Weaver, among many others.

Naked and Afraid 4

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality

Complete strangers agree to face the most real, uncensored and dangerous challenge, as they find themselves stranded together in one of the world's most hostile environments... naked. The duo (man and woman) will need to survive on their own, without any help, for a whole 21 days by locating food and shelter. 

This season, a paramedic and a fashionista face the blaring heat and dense rainforest of Mexico's Mayan jungle where this extreme environment then leads to catastrophe for one contestant; and a roofer and a military veteran will face the post-apocalyptic jungle of Indio Maíz, Nicaragua in the wake of a deadly hurricane.



Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Drama

Inspired by actual events, Trust delves into the trials and triumphs of one of America's wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys.

Equal part family history, dynastic saga and an examination of the corrosive power of money, Trust explores the complexities at the heart of every family, rich or poor.

Told over multiple seasons and spanning the twentieth century, the series begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III (Harris Dickinson), an heir to the Getty oil fortune, by the Italian mafia in Rome.



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