New on TV today: Wednesday 6 June

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 06 Jun 2018
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Save Me
Save Me

Save Me

Channel: BBC First (DStv 119)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Thriller, Drama

Nelly's world is turned upside down when he is arrested and accused of kidnapping the 13-year-old daughter he barely knew. Jody's mother, Claire, who shared a 'summer of love' with Nelly 14 years ago, is convinced of his guilt.

So Nelly sets out to clear his name, find the real perpetrator and save his daughter.

On his way to finding Jody, Nelly will save lives, find others who have been lost, reunite loved ones, make enemies from friends, risk his life and the lives of others close to him and continually end up back on his feet after finding himself flat on his face.

Lennie James stars as Nelly and Suranne Jones stars as Claire.

The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom

Channel: eBella (OpenView HD 109 / DStv 159)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

They cook, clean, drop off the kids at practice and tuck them in at night. They are the beloved soccer moms who gave up their careers to take care of their families.

But with their husbands at work and their kids at school, what would these moms do if they were given the chance to experience their dream jobs?

This series whisks stay-at-home moms away from their kitchens and living rooms and takes them right into fashion runways and Fortune 500 companies. After weeks of thrills and opportunities, they are faced with a choice – pursue a new career or return to the daily routine at home.

Cooks vs Cons

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

Geoffrey Zakarian hosts this next-level competition series in which talented home cooks take up the spatula in a battle against professional chefs.

With identical ingredients and equipment, the pros and the amateurs face the same cooking challenges, with a cash prize up for grabs.

And with a blind judging process, it will truly be the tastiest dish that wins – will the pros reign supreme, or can an amateur outcook the chefs?

The Mindy Project 6

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Comedy

After five seasons of The Mindy Project, Mindy's bagged herself a husband. Sure, an impulsive elopement wasn't the fairy tale wedding of her dreams, but now it's finally time to see what comes after "I do."

But it's hard for Mindy to settle down as a married lady when there's so much juicy drama at Shulman and Associates. As Jeremy and Anna navigate the uncertainties of a new relationship, Tamra signs on to be Lahiri Fertility's newest (and top-secret) patient.

And as The Mindy Project's final season draws to a close, will Morgan, Jody and the rest of the doctors and nurses find their happily ever after?

Beat 2
Beat 2

Beat 2

Channel: Moja Love (DStv 157)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Reality Makeover, Fashion

Hosted By Muzi Zuma, Beat is a reality makeover series that incorporates tips from a variety of beauty vloggers in the country. The show is anchored by Muzi, who is a stylist doubling up as a presenter.

Relax California Style

Channel: eBella (OpenView HD 109 / DStv 159)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality

Hosted by Katarina Leigh Waters, this series provides exactly what it says in the title: relaxation.

Whether your choice of relaxation is yoga or mild exercise, spa and related pampering, aromatherapy and specific massage or other less regular techniques, you'll find them here - designed to put you into a peaceful state of mind.

Case Closed - Celebrity Mysteries

Channel: Sony Channel (DStv 127)
TX Time: 19h55
Genre: Reality

When tragedy strikes celebrities, and the facts don't quite add up, the public clamours for answers. What - or who - really killed Brittany Murphy? What happened to Marilyn Monroe on that fateful day?

For years, investigators and journalists have attempted to put these and other famous mysteries to rest, but there are still too many unanswered questions.

In this series three investigators - a Hollywood insider, an investigative journalist and a conspiracy theorist - analyse the evidence, listen to interviews and use their expert knowledge in an attempt to sort out what is fact - and what is fiction.

Madam Secretary 4

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama

When the assistant vice minister of Timor-Leste suddenly dies during a meeting with Elizabeth on the first day of the U.N General Assembly, she becomes suspicious after the president of Timor-Leste ships the body back without a proper investigation.

Also, a "fake news" story surfaces claiming Elizabeth is responsible for the minister's death, and Dmitri returns to work with Henry.

Strange Evidence
Strange Evidence

Strange Evidence

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136)
TX Time: 19h20
Genre: Documentary Series, Science

There are more than 300-million surveillance cameras worldwide, catching footage that seems to defy the laws of physics.

From levitating cars on a freeway to spontaneous combustion, or mysterious new life forms – do these clips really defy explanation or can science explain the inexplicable?

In this series, experts from across all fields of science endeavour to analyse video footage to discover the truth behind some of the world's most bizarre and mysterious occurrences ever recorded on camera.


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