New on TV today: Saturday 5 January

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 05 Jan 2019
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Dancing with the Stars South Africa
Dancing with the Stars South Africa

Dancing with the Stars South Africa

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Reality Competition

Reality competition television series based on the BBC Worldwide format in which 12 untrained celebrities compete for a public vote with the help of professional Latin and Ballroom dancers.

During the first two live Sunday night broadcasts, viewers are introduced to the dancing pairs. A special results show, Dancing with the Stars Live Results, is added from Episode 3, when the first couple will be sent home.

The celebrity contestants are Connell Cruise, Delron Buckley, Ebenhaezer Dibakwane, Eden Classens, Frank Opperman, Juanita du Plessis, Liesl Laurie, Odessa Swarts, Thando Manana, Thembisa Mdoda, Vanes-Mari du Toit and Zola Nombona.

TVSA Show Page: Dancing with the Stars South Africa

Yobe 2

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

Docu-reality series created and hosted by Siyabonga Thwala which documents the journey undertaken by perpetrators of crime seeking forgiveness from their victims and their families.

The docu-series unpacks the stories of the perpetrators as they take accountability for their actions by apologising to their victims.

Setting the tone for the dialogue is the victim, recalling the events that changed their lives. The incident which resulted in the offender being jailed is then delievered through a re-enactment.

TVSA Show Page: Yobe 2

Elke Skewe Pot 2

Channel: kykNET & kie (DStv 145)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Comedy

The Elke Skewe Pot (ESP) ladies are back in full force for another season filled with love, calamities and romantic catastrophes.

Sandra (played this season by Hélène Truter, replacing Franci Swanepoel in the role) is forced to admit to herself that she does yearn to have someone special in her life, when the handsome albeit chauvinistic Renier (Kevin Smith) takes over the building rented by ESP.

Benny's new waiter/barman, Anton (Neels Clasen), is a hit with everyone; he is fun and wise with a sharp sense of humour, and has a hawk's eye that doesn't miss a beat.

TVSA Show Page: Elke Skewe Pot 2


Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Reality

This first-to-Wethu show is hosted by Lerato Mvelase and tackles relationships on the rocks, mediating the process of one partner telling their significant other that they are no longer happy.

The purpose of the show is to assist couples in finding closure.

The reasons for wanting to break up include deceit, drug addiction, infidelity, financial problems, abuse and even bedroom problems.

TVSA Show Page: Seng'Khathele

iKhaya 2
iKhaya 2

iKhaya 2

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

In Season 1, Eddie  Sebatjane was a man with two lives and two wives and too many secrets.

In Season 2 Eddie's secret lives are no longer secret, and he stands a chance at having a harmonious polygamous marriage and home, with both his wives now living under the one same roof, but...

He harbours the secret that Cebile, his second wife, ran over Mosima, his first wife's daughter in a hit-and-run. He suffers in silence as he cannot reveal this and risk sending the mother of his only living child to prison.

TVSA Show Page: iKhaya 2

Bad Chad Customs

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality, Motoring

This turbo-charged series follows mastermind Chad Hiltz and the unconventional team at his vehicle customisation shop, Green Goblin Customs, in Nova Scotia, Canada, as they make and flip custom hot rods on a micro-budget.

On top of custom cars, Chad has restored some classic vehicles, from a '51 Hazel made of aluminium to a '63 Valiant to a '71 Merc Capri.

Whatever the job, Chad has the creative vision to spot the potential in a rusty wreck and make something amazing out of what many would consider junk.



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