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Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 08 Jul 2018
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The Herd
The Herd

The Herd

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Supernatural, Drama

Supernatural drama which follows Bheki, a man who needed help many years ago and made a deal with a witchdoctor that came at a great cost to his present.

Twenty-eight years ago, Bheki Mthethwa (Sello Maake Ka-Ncube) was fired from his job at a butchery after sustaining to a leg injury. With no job, a hungry wife and a baby, Bheki sought out the guidance of the local witchdoctor Ma'Mngadi (Winnie Ntshaba), who promised him a  bright future if he was willing to make a great sacrifice.

In the present it soon becomes apparent that Bheki's big sacrifice still weighs heavily on his soul.

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TVSA Show Page: The Herd

Idols 14

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
TX Time: 17h30
Genre: Reality Competition, Music

The quest to find Mzansi's next Idol begins when Season 14 premieres, promising drama, fashion, tears, triumphs and unforgettable moments.

The show retains ProVerb as host this season, accompanied by returning judges Unathi, Somizi and Randall Abrahams.

This season kicked off the auditions phase in Kwazulu-Natal at North Beach Amphitheatre in Durban. Musa Sukwene, the Season 9 winner, filled a seat on the panel as a guest judge.

TVSA Show Page: Idols 14

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 23h10
Genre: Sci-Fi

Based on various writings from author Philip K. Dick, each of the 10 standalone episodes are set in a different and unique world - some which lay in the far reaches of the universe, and others which are much closer to home.

While the stories may be worlds apart, central to each is the poignant and warm exploration of the importance and significance of humanity. From five to 5,000 years in the future, each tale celebrates the enduring appeal of the sci-fi novelist's work.


Shows in this post: The Herd, Idols

Channels in this post: Mzansi Magic, M-Net City, SABC3


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