New on TV today: Thursday 23 August

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 23 Aug 2018
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American Beauty Star
American Beauty Star

American Beauty Star

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)
TX Time: 20h55
Genre: Reality Competition, Fashion

Glam reaches a whole new level in Lifetime's new competition series, hosted by model Adriana Lima.

Twelve hair or make-up mavens must become 'beauty directors,' responsible for creating the overall look of their models.

Paired with a teammate who is a master of the opposite craft, together they will compete in a series of beauty challenges each week, from creating high-end editorial looks to the most current glam creations for red carpets and runway shows.

Lethal Weapon 2

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Buddy Comedy, Action, Comedy-Drama

In the Season 2 premniere, "El Gringo Loco": Murtaugh follows Riggs down to Mexico, where he plans to avenge his wife's death and finish off Tito Flores once and for all.

Once back in the States, they have a few people to answer to during the ongoing investigation around Flores, including Murtaugh's family.

Meanwhile, Avery is questioned by Internal Affairs about the integrity of his department.

Marlon 2

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Comedy

In the Season 2 premiere, Model Parent: Marlon convinces Ashley to let Zack model for a kids' athletic line after he is approached in a mall.

After the shoot, Stevie, Yvette, Marlon and Ashley are horrified to see that the photos have been altered as the shirt he is modeling now contains the phrase "Funky Monkey."

Ashley and Marlon decide to pull Zack from the campaign after the advertising executives fail to see the racism of the shirt.

How to Get Away with Murder 3

TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Drama

On the Season 3 premiere, "We're Good People Now": with Wallace Mahoney's murder unsolved and Frank's whereabouts unknown, the "Keating 5" struggle to move on with their lives as they enter into their second year of law school.

Meanwhile, Annalise's reputation at Middleton University is on the line, so she creates a criminal law clinic where the students will compete to try their own pro bono cases.

Annalise also wrestles with a decision involving Frank that could change everything.

TVSA Show Page: How to Get Away with Murder 3

The World's Deadliest Weather 2
The World's Deadliest Weather 2

The World's Deadliest Weather 2

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Reality, Nature

From earth-shattering quakes to violently erupting volcanoes, witness disasters first-hand using people's self-shot footage.

As well as this, we hear from the individuals who experienced these unforgettable events as they tell their stories about going face to face with Mother Nature at her most ferocious.

The first episode of the new season features a record-breaking twister, a violent storm with hurricane winds and a man caught in a flash flood.


Actors in this post: Adriana Lima

Shows in this post: How to Get Away with Murder

Channels in this post: Lifetime Africa, M-Net, 1Magic,, BBC Earth


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