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Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 01 Jan 2019
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Comedians of the World
Comedians of the World

Comedians of the World

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

This global, first-of-its-kind series brings together 47 comedians from 13 regions in eight languages in an unprecedented stand-up comedy event series.

The series features a range of stand-up specials from comedians diverse in style, gender and ethnicity including specials from South African comedians Loyiso Gola, Riaad Moosa, Tumi Morake and Loyiso Madinga.

Other regions represented include the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, the UK, the Middle East, Mexico, Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany and India.

Gordon, Gino and Fred: The Ultimate Road Trip

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Food, Reality, Travel

Celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay, Gino D'Acampo and Maître d' Fred Sirieix pack up their camper van and head off on a European adventure, but this time it's personal as each episode takes us on a tour of their cherished homelands, each of them with a special occasion to prepare for.

To start their road trip they head to Italy, where Gino needs help to pull off an event that is close to his heart. An event not only taking place in front of 50 guests, but it's for his best friend's vow renewals, and he only has four days to help.

The trio arrive in style to France, where Fred has been asked to co-host an Oyster Festival in the beautiful Archachon Bay, just four days' after their arrival.

The last stop for the trio is a farm, where they meet the butcher who gives Gordon a cut of filler and some haggis. They then head to the Ceres Highland Games, but Gino soon reveals that he is not looking forward to taking part.

Something Borrowed, Something New

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality

It can be a difficult journey for a bride to find the perfect wedding dress, but designer Kelly Nishimoto and stylist Sam Saboura are here to help. With their skillful guidance, brides will have a choice to walk down the aisle in a brand new designer gown or a fashionably updated family heirloom.

In each episode, the bride to be works with the experts to help her decide what is right for her. But will she pick a special, previously worn gown that Kelly will customise for the time and personality of the bride?

Or will the bride be wooed by a contemporary chic dress as she joins Sam on a shopping trip to a bridal boutique?


Channels in this post: Netflix South Africa, BBC Lifestyle, Real Time


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