New on TV today: Tuesday 20 November

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 20 Nov 2018
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Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia
Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia

Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 00h01
Genre: Comedy, Special

Trevor Noah gets out from behind the Daily Show desk and takes the stage for a stand-up special that touches on racism, immigration, camping and more.

Other topics include tacos, runaway snakes, racism immunity and lessons he learned from his mother. Whose name is Patricia. Of course.

Cheaters 9

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 20h40
Genre: Reality

When Angela Tollin first met her boyfriend, it was love at first sight. Over the past few months, things haven't felt right in the relationship. Angela's boyfriend doesn't make her feel like she is wanted any more.

He is routinely getting on the computer in the middle of the night. Angela checked the history on the computer, finding he was a member of a 30's singles chat room. Angela feels foolish for defending him to her family.

Worried that her boyfriend is selling more than just cars, Angela calls on Cheaters' Detectives for help. Two weeks later Angela's suspicions are confirmed, and Cheaters gives her the opportunity to confront her fears.

Love Connection 2

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Dating Game Show

Love Connection returns for another heart-pounding season, hosted by Andy Cohen.

Two singles will be sent on three blind dates each, with the hope of finding a love connection. They will then tell all in front of a live studio audience, as their dates also react.

Unlike Season 1, the primary dater doesn't have to choose between money or love... but if the audience correctly predicts who made a love connection, the dater wins $10,000.

The Island with Bear Grylls 5

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality

In 21st century Britain, there still exists a significant gap between rich and poor. But will the wage divide make a difference when surviving on a desert island, stripped of any home comforts?

Adventurer Bear Grylls abandons 16 British individuals on a remote, uninhabited Pacific island for a month and in a new twist, the castaways will be split into two groups: the rich and poor, both made up of all genders.

The first group of castaways are all wealthy professionals living off an average income of £100,000 a year - a wage only earned by a fraction of British people. The opposite group all earn below the UK national average wage.

Shameless 9
Shameless 9

Shameless 9

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Comedy-Drama

Political fervour hits the South Side, and the Gallaghers take justice into their own hands. Frank sees financial opportunity in campaigning and decides to give voice to the underrepresented South Side working man.

Fiona tries to build on her success with her apartment building and takes an expensive gamble hoping to catapult herself into the upper echelon. Ian faces the consequences of his crimes as the Gay Jesus movement takes a destructive turn.

Debbie fights for equal pay and combats harassment; Carl sets his sights on West Point and Liam must develop a new skillset to survive outside of his cushy private school walls.

TVSA Show Page: Shameless 9

Dog and Beth: On the Hunt

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 19h55
Genre: Docu-Reality

Bounty hunters Dog and Beth Chapman are joined by their son Leland and will step outside their headquarters in Hawaii to unite with bail bondsmen from around the country as they hunt down some of America's most dangerous criminals.

Each week, the Chapmans will arrive in a different city to work with local bondsman offices and their team of bounty hunters.

Upon arrival, the Chapmans will bring their years of experience to every aspect of the business, from the writing of bonds to the implementation of tactical tracking and high-tech device training.

The Final Table

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 00h01, all episodes
Genre: Food, Reality Competition

A global culinary competition show featuring chefs from around the world fighting for a spot at the elite, Final Table made up of the greatest chefs from around the globe.

The series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy.

Each episode focuses on a different country and its cuisine, with celebrity ambassadors, food critics and the country's greatest chef eliminating teams until the finale.

Love Curse

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

The women in the Lopez clan have suffered a terrible curse that has lasted for 100 years, which prevents them from finding true love. They always suffer the misfortune of falling in love with two men: one a wonderful man who is serious and responsible; the other an irresponsible scoundrel - and they always end up choosing the bad one.

Yamilet also falls victim to the family curse. On the day of a job interview, she meets two men: Ignacio Castillo is a taxi driver and fireman who is sweet, kind and responsible; and Jose Alberto Gamboa is a mischievous womanizer who has been married for 25 years and has a mistress who he has been seeing for 10 years.

Both men will try to conquer Yamilet's heart. However, she doesn't know who is good and who is the bad one.

The Biggest Loser 15
The Biggest Loser 15

The Biggest Loser 15

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 16h15
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

The Biggest Loser returns with 15 contestants, including the show's first celebrity player, Ruben Studdard, an uplifting "Second Chances" theme and powerful new roles for the trainers.

For the first time ever in the show's history, trainers sat in on casting sessions and helped select the new contestants, and also received a "trainer save," allowing each one to save one eliminated contestant from going home.

Contestants eager for a second chance to reclaim their health and re-write their futures include American Idol winner Ruben Studdard, this season's heaviest contestant at 209 kgs; David Brown, who lost his first wife to an almost decade-long battle with cancer and is now fighting for his life so he can be there for his daughters; and Tanya Winfield, a single mom addicted to food who grew up with a teenage mom addicted to drugs, who is eager to break the cycle of addiction in her family.

Actors in this post: Trevor Noah, Ruben Studdard

Shows in this post: Shameless


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