New on TV today: Friday 10 August

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 10 Aug 2018
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Funny You Should Ask
Funny You Should Ask

Funny You Should Ask

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Game Show, Comedy

Funny You Should Ask features a panel of comedians who interact with two contestants who have a chance to win cash if they can read between the lines of the comics' jokes.

In each episode, the contestants ask the comedians questions, to which the joke makers give humorous answers. The players are tasked with determining if each answer is right or wrong.

The laughs and the cash stakes increase as the comedians answer questions, while the two players decide if they're right or wrong.


Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Drama

Military drama that follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs as they train, plan, and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions America can ask of them.

Jason Hayes is the respected, intense leader of the Tier One team whose home life has suffered as a result of his extensive warrior's existence.

His team includes his trusted confidant, Ray Perry, the longest-tenured operator with whom Jason shares an ingrained shorthand; and Sonny Quinn, an exceptional, loyal soldier with a checkered past who still combats self-destructive tendencies.

Sounds Like Friday Night

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)
TX Time: 21h10
Genre: Game Show, Music

Each week the hosts share presenting duties with a different major music artist who completes the hosting line up.

The artist host sprinkles their own stardust over proceedings and makes every episode a complete one-off.

As well as performing live, they join in with the topical entertainment and fun sketches and present a smorgasbord of the very best in live music from other artists performing in that night's show.

Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta 2

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Docu-Reality, Music

After escaping a brutal confrontation last season, Shad Moss aka Bow Wow returns to the "A" to complete his comeback without his surrogate father and mega producer, Jermaine Dupri.

On the heels of doing a So So Def tour with JD and Da Brat, a scandal between Bow and JD is exploited and battle lines are drawn.

The toxic rivalry between Lil Wayne's daughter, Reginae Carter, and nemesis Brandon Barnes, rages on; but this season their warpath leads to dangerous threats and it becomes clear it's time to settle the score.



Channel: ST Novela E Plus (StarSat 128)
TX Time: 19h50
Genre: Soapie

This political thriller Philippine soapie evolves around Lily Cruz, a girl who falls victim to the ruthless Ardiente family.

Emilia Torillo, the matriarch of the Ardiente family, orders an assassin to murder Lily and her parents. Unknown to Emilia, Lily survives the massacre and is adopted by Prianka Aguas, a billionaire businesswoman.

Lily changes her identity to the strong-willed Ivy Aguas, who returns to the Poblacion Ardiente to avenge her parents and everyone else who was victimised by the evil Ardientes.

Find Our Missing

Channel: FOX Life (DStv 126 / StarSat 133)
TX Time: 20h55
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

Hosted by Law & Order star S. Epatha Merkerson, this hour-long series tells the stories of individuals, from the day they vanished to the search by investigators and loved ones to find them.

Each episode profiles one or two people who have gone missing, including insight into their lives from the people who know them best.

African-Americans make up 12 percent of the U.S. population, and are almost 1/3 of all missing persons' cases each year. Though they may be gone, they are no longer forgotten.

The Mindy Project

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Comedy

Comedy series created by and starring Mindy Kaling which follows obstetrician/gynaecologist Mindy Lahiri through her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.

It is a single-camera comedy that follows a woman who, despite having a successful career, desperately needs to break bad habits in her personal life.

After all, how many doctors make inappropriate toasts at their ex-boyfriend's wedding, nearly drown at the bottom of a stranger's pool and get arrested for disorderly conduct just moments before having to deliver a baby?

TVSA Show Page: The Mindy Project


Actors in this post: Mindy Kaling

Shows in this post: The Mindy Project

Channels in this post: SABC3, M-Net City, BBC Brit, 1Magic, FOX Life

1 Comment

10 Aug 2018 10:08

Have you ever been arrested for disorderly behaviour like Mindy? Sounds fun! I'm in the mood. 

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