New on TV today: Sunday 1 July

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 01 Jul 2018
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Channel: eExtra (OpenView HD 105 / DStv 195)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Drama

eExtra's first original drama, which follows a young journalist who uncovers a corruption scandal in a displaced community and sets out to uncover the truth and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Qhawe Ledwaba (Zikhona Bali) discovers that the displaced community of Supingstad are living in squalor on the back of broken promises by their government.

She finds that the community has yet to receive the housing and facilities promised to them as compensation for their removal from their informal settlement to make way for the building of a new clinic.

In the world of big business and 'tenderpreneurship', Qhawe knows there is more than meets the eye and sets out to uncover the story that will cement her career as an investigative journalist.

TVSA Show Page: Ambitions

Slice of Light

Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 10h30
Genre: Religion, Lifestyle, Magazine

Christian lifestyle magazine show which profiles real South Africans with inspiring stories making a difference in their communities.

Presented by Fiks Mahola and newcomer Megan Fisher, story highlights include the Timion organisation in Jeffrey's Bay, which makes expert orthopaedic equipment for impoverished celebral palsied children for free; and the story of Charmaine Keevy, who found a newborn baby in a stormwater drain whilst out walking her dog.

American Grit

TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Reality Competition

Starring WWE superstar John Cena, this series follows 16 of the USA's toughest men and women as they are split into four teams and face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges set in the wilderness.

Cena and an elite group of mentors from the nation's most exclusive military units push these fierce competitors beyond their limits.

With up to a million dollars of prize money at stake, this is the ultimate test of strength, grit, the human spirit and, most importantly, teamwork.

Tut's Treasures

Channel: National Geographic Channel (DStv 181)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary Series, History

Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 made headlines across the world sparking a global frenzy for Ancient Egypt. But over the decades since the find, many of the pharaoh's priceless grave goods have disappeared into museum basements and archives across Egypt.

Now all 5,398 objects are being reunited for the first time since their discovery at the new Grand Egyptian Museum.

Many have never been seen before but together they shed new light on the short, eventful life of the so-called 'Boy King' and are now helping experts realise the sheer scale of Tutankhamun's influence in the ancient world.

Booze Traveler: Best Bars
Booze Traveler: Best Bars

Booze Traveler: Best Bars

Channel: Travel Channel (DStv 179)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality, Travel

Jack Maxwell is a man on a mission: to seek out the best bars in all of North America. From eccentric décor to electic drinks, he'll stop at nothing to find the speakeasies with a difference.

First, he tracks down the drinking joints that are hidden away, including one tucked inside an ice cream parlour, before checking out the bars with the best views in the world.

Then Jack investigates spirits of a very different kind when he checks out the most haunted bars in America.


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