New on TV today: Monday 10 December

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 10 Dec 2018
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Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Comedy, Afrikaans

Sitcom based on the comic strip of the same name by Gavin Thomson and Dave Gomersall, and set in the world of a small Western Cape fishing community.

The series revolves around Boet Pieterse (Jody Abrahams) and John Smith (Leon Kruger) who are friends and fishermen. They live together in Kalk Bay in a little fisherman's house that belongs to Boet and fish every day to sustain their lazy lifestyle.

A collection of zany supporting characters make up the residents in the small fishing community, including Mr Williams (Ivan Abrahams) and Mrs Williams (June van Merch) - Boet and John's elderly, nosy neighbours.

TVSA Show Page: Treknet

Location, Location, Location 20

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 09h00
Genre: Reality

Property duo Kirstie Allsopp and Phill Spencer are tasked with matching these hopeful house hunters with their ideal home, in their desired location.

From novices with high expectations and modest budgets to couples with contrasting tastes, and house hunters stubbornly at odds with the realities of the market, Kirstie and Phil certainly have their work cut out.

Whether searching the rural countryside of Cheshire or the super speedy London market, helping these prospective home owners bag their dream property always comes down to three things – Location, Location, Location.

The Kitchen 17

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 16h00
Genre: Reality, Food

Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Sunny Anderson, Marcela Valladolid and Geoffrey Zakarian return with another season of fresh tips and techniques for making easy and delicious creations in the kitchen.

First up, the Kitchen crew are throwing a food-filled fiesta complete with sizzling chicken fajitas and easy chorizo and potato enchiladas with a five ingredient sauce.

Then, the cooks turn to the garden for inspiration with a fresh crop of recipes full of wholesome veg, before serving up a Mother's Day lunch of salmon en papillote and a lemon poppy seed bundt cake.

Science Max 3

Channel: Da Vinci Learning (StarSat 308)
TX Time: 16h05
Genre: Science

Use gravity to make a cake fly. Build a boat powered by a mousetrap. Turn an antacid into rocket fuel. Hosted by Phil McCordic, this series educates about science through large-scale experiments to demonstrate scientific principles.

Join Phil and try out his zany experiments at home. Then watch him max it out and about in the real world.

Christmas Miracles
Christmas Miracles

Christmas Miracles

Channel: Telemundo (DStv 118)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama

Aimed at the entire family, this anthology series features uplifting and emotional stories about love, hope and unity that take place during the holiday season and focus on faith, joy, and family values.

Some of the stories featured on Christmas Miracles tap on some of today's most relevant topics like immigration, crime and language barriers.

In the first story, it's soon before Christmas Eve and an unusual relationship develops between a gang member and a nurse, who teaches him to forgive. In the next story, a woman leaves her husband on Christmas Eve and decides to reconnect her children with Mexican Christmas traditions - before her plans turn to chaos.

Beat Bobby Flay 10

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

Do these chefs have what it takes to take on Iron Chef Bobby Flay? Find out in the new season, where two chefs compete against each other for the privilege of facing off against the master, Mr Flay himself.

But with Bobby's 65% win rate, these chefs are going to have to give it everything they've got if they want to stand a chance.

With celebrity judges including Bethenny Frankel, Sunny Anderson and Geoffrey Zakarian stepping in to decide the winning dish in a blind taste test, anyone has a shot of taking home the title.

Global 3000: Too Much!

Channel: DW (StarSat 274)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Factual, Documentary

We're exposed to consumer temptation on a daily basis; this applies to those living in industrialised nations, but also large sections of populations in emerging markets.

The United Nations says that by the year 2030, the global middle class will have grown to 5.4 billion – up from 3 billion in 2015. All of whom want to, and should be able to, consume to their hearts' content. But at what cost?

Our throw-away economy wastes some 500-billion dollars every year. A special focus report by Global 3000.

Crimes That Shook Australia 3

Channel: CBS Reality (DStv 132)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: True Crime

Documentary series that tells stories of the biggest crimes to hit Australia, through the eyes of the people placed right at the heart of the tragedies.

Featuring stories of the most brutal and shocking crimes, the series explains the detailed events leading up to the crime, the crime itself and the aftermath.

Stories this season include an 18-year-old man convicted of murdering one of his friends with an axe, a man convicted of murdering 35 people, the callous murder of a nine-year-old girl, and the first Australian woman sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.

What Lies Beneath
What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

Channel: IDx (DStv 171 / StarSat 223)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: True Crime

Getting to the truth behind some of the most horrifying of crimes can be difficult.

These real-life cases seek to piece together the puzzle using re-enactments, CCTV footage, interviews with family members, witnesses and detectives, and genuine footage from inside the courtroom of murder trials.

The series uncovers the shocking secrets behind these terrible tragedies, and displays up close the lies and justifications that the murderers have told the judge and jury in an attempt to pervert the course of justice.

Woman of Steel 4

Channel: Telemundo (DStv 118)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Telenovela

Marcelo learns that his daughter is expecting Mario's son, Amaro accuses Indira of being a traitor and Tuti and Roscas form an alliance against Amaro.

Later, the president announces Chucho's death on national television, accusing Vicenta and the Acero cartel. Indio's men take Roscas's wife and torture her.

Also, Mendoza tries to get a confession out of Salvador. The President comes face to face with Indio and Marcelo is attacked in prison.


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