New on TV today: Tuesday 18 December

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 18 Dec 2018
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Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination
Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination

Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 15h10
Genre: Reality

Which countries have the fastest, most terrifying and most death-defying roller coasters in the world? Find out on this journey through the craziest rides around, as U.S. engineering faces off against the best the rest of the planet has to offer.

From the world's fastest roller coaster in Abu Dhabi to Europe's tallest wooden coaster to the world's longest and tallest flying coaster in the U.S. - no stone will be left unturned.

Try not to look down for the world's steepest drop in Japan, or for the longest drop in Spain.

Final Appeal

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

Follows former football star and exoneree Brian Banks and former prosecutor Loni Coombs as they work tirelessly to uncover the truth behind controversial cases that may have led to wrongful convictions.

Brian Banks is a former star football player who had NFL aspirations until he was wrongfully convicted of rape in 2002. He served more than five years behind bars before he was fully exonerated and is now a prominent activist against unjust convictions.

Loni Coombs is a former criminal prosecutor and legal commentator with more than 20 years' experience who strongly believes that no stone should be left unturned when pursuing justice.

Together, the relentless duo will break down criminal cases to the core, meeting with the defence and prosecution to get both sides of the story.

Grey's Anatomy 14

Channel: FOX (DStv 125 / StarSat 131)
TX Time: 20h45
Genre: Drama, Medical Drama

The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital Meredith Grey are faced with life-or-death decisions on a daily basis. They seek comfort from one another, and, at times, more than just friendship.

In the season premiere, Meredith and the team are focused on helping Owen's sister after her shocking return, and Amelia faces a conflict over a patient.

Meanwhile, Bailey is forced to give Grey Sloan a facelift after the fire, and the doctors are introduced to a few new faces that spice things up around the hospital.

Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable

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

In her first special since 2003, Ellen revisits her road to stardom and details the heartfelt lessons she's learned along the way.

Filmed at Seattle's Benaroya Hall, Relatable marks Ellen's return to stand-up after a 15-year hiatus.

Myth or Science
Myth or Science

Myth or Science

Channel: Da Vinci Learning (StarSat 308)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Science, Comedy

Do red-eared chickens produce brown eggs? Do mosquitoes prefer to bite women? What shape is a raindrop?

Watch Jennifer Gardy as she sorts out the truth from the tall tales. See her shine a light on the common myths that surround us every day.

Separating science fact from science fiction, she blasts through fake news with unusual, and sometimes tasty, experiments - like the ice cream brain freeze test.


Actors in this post: Ellen DeGeneres

Channels in this post: M-Net, FOX Africa, Netflix South Africa


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