New on TV today: Wednesday 28 November

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 28 Nov 2018
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Chopped 33
Chopped 33

Chopped 33

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Food, Reality Competition

The cooking competition returns for a brand new season of culinary challenges and catastrophes as four chefs battle to make it to the end of the game without getting Chopped.

Expect something different this season as celebrities take to the cooking arena for a chance to win $50,000 for their chosen charity, starting with internet stars Josh Elkin, Justine Ezarik, Hilah Johnson and Lazarus Lynch.

Dealing with duck could be the stars' biggest obstacle in the entrée round, and a frozen Japanese dessert challenges the final two. Will star power prevail, or will these internet influencers crack under the pressure?

The $100,000 Pyramid 2

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

Word association game in which two celebrities and their partners face off in a race against the clock to make it to the winners circle and take home $100,000.

The Season 2 celebrity guest line-up includes Ken Jeong, Michael Rapaport, Dr. Mehmet Oz, David Arquette, RuPaul, Vanessa Williams, Gary Cole, Usher, Robin Thicke, LL Cool J, Taye Diggs, Jenna Fischer, Kal Penn and Billy Gardell.

Live at the Apollo 14

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Variety, Comedy

Live at the Apollo returns for a fourteenth season with seven episodes, including a Christmas special.

Each episode sees a national (and sometimes international) stand-up compering and performing, before introducing two of the best established and up and coming stand-ups to the stage.

The first episode of the series is hosted by the star of BBC Two's The Mash Report, Ellie Taylor, as she introduces rising comedy star Fin Taylor and the provocative Tez Ilyas to the stage.

Primal Survivor 4

Channel: National Geographic Channel (DStv 181 / StarSat 220)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality, Nature

Hazen Audel, survival instructor and wilderness guide, is travelling to some of the most extreme places on the planet to take on solo challenges that will push him to the limit of his knowledge, endurance and skills.

To succeed, he will rely on the ancient techniques of indigenous people who have lived in these environments for thousands of years.

In adventures that will take him to the parched sands of the Austrlian desert, the storm-ridden waters of the West Pacific, and the barren freezing wastes of North East Canada, Hazen will be pushed to the limit by his environment and answer the killer question - how does anyone survive here?

Suddenly Rich
Suddenly Rich

Suddenly Rich

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary Series, Docu-Drama

This series follows ordinary people who suddenly experience unexpected financial windfalls that change their lives in unimaginable ways, forever.

New Jersey teenager Connor's unconventional after-school hobby takes him from high schooler to high-roller. Texas teen Alex bags himself more than just groceries when a snapshot goes viral. Father of five Jason hatches a scrappy plan to make money, and uncovers an astonishing treasure trove.

For people who never experienced wealth before, unforeseen fortunes offer dizzying opportunities for them and their families and with Lady Luck on their side, the sky is the limit.

Hillside 2 (R)

Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Drama, Medical Drama

The rebroadcast of the classic medical drama continues into the second season, filmed in a working public hospital and fashioned on real life medical cases with stories that blend reality and fiction.

This season there is a beautiful new member of staff at Hillside, Dr Lerato Thibela (Phemelo Ngcobo), who is quickly thrown in at the deep end with a multi-vehicle accident which gets the ER bustling.

TVSA Show Page: Hillside 2

Inside the Factory 4

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Technology, Science, Food

This series marvels at the scale, skill and technology involved in making your favourite foods and goods. Guide Gregg Wallace gets exclusive access to the largest factories in Europe and meets the lively characters who work there.

Outside the main factory, Cherry Healey investigates the science and innovation behind each product, while historian Ruth Goodman reveals how it was invented and popularised.

Season 4 features the astonishing processes behind products including Nescafé coffee, Molson Coors lager, Primula cheese, Faber-Castell pencils and Iceland pizza.


Shows in this post: Hillside


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