New on TV today: Saturday 15 December

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 15 Dec 2018
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The Last Defense
The Last Defense

The Last Defense

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

True crime docu-series produced by Viola Davis that explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of the death row cases of Darlie Routier and Julius Jones.

In 1997, Darlie Routier, wife and mother, was sentenced to death for the brutal stabbing murder of her two young sons, a crime she insists she did not commit. Now 20 years on death row in Texas, the contentious debate over the fairness of her trial is more polarised than ever.

In 2001, Julius Jones, a 21-year-old African-American college student with an academic scholarship, was sentenced to death for the carjacking murder of a white father of two, in Edmond, Oklahoma. Twenty years later and having exhausted his appeals, Jones maintains his innocence.

United States Secret Service: On the Front Line

Channel: National Geographic Channel (DStv 181 / StarSat 220)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Documentary

An in-depth look inside the high-stakes world of protecting the US President, which reveals unexpected stories of trepidation and triumph along with a broader understanding of the significant and serious matters the agency must contend with everyday.

Over the course of one year, National Geographic was given extensive access to four Secret Service special missions. This access provides you with an immersive picture of the demanding work Secret Service agents and officers face as they protect the President on multiple evolving fronts.

United States Secret Service: On the Front Line incorporates interviews with key agency officers and the notable journalists who covered some of the most significant events involving the Secret Service.

Are We There Yet? 2

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 17h30
Genre: Comedy

Are We There Yet? opens where the popular film left off, with Nick and Suzanne newly married. After six months, their family is beginning to show growing pains, from the complexities of life as newlyweds to weathering the storm of teenage children.

In the Season 2 premiere, "The Mr. Himdependent Episode": Nick lands a job as a regional TV station's sports anchor. Elsewhere, Suzanne's ex-husband pushes the idea of paying less child support, creating tension in Suzanne and Nick's marriage.

Also, Terrence asks Suzanne and Gigi to plan a friend's bachelor party.

TVSA Show Page: Are We There Yet? 2

Gomorrah 3

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h45
Genre: Drama

Gomorrah is the inside story of fierce Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro, the obedient and self-confident right-hand man of the clan's godfather whose loyalty is tested to its limits.

Ciro disregards tradition in his attempt to become the next boss of his crime syndicate. The internal power struggle puts him and his entire family's life at risk.

In the Season 3 premiere: After his father's death, Genny is in charge now and has to simultaneously cover Pietro's death and take care of the streets.


Actors in this post: Viola Davis

Shows in this post: Are We There Yet?

Channels in this post: M-Net, National Geographic Channel, eExtra


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