New on TV today: Sunday 20 January

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 20 Jan 2019
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American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 00h01 (all episodes)
Genre: True Crime, Drama

True crime anthology television series which focuses on some of the biggest true crime stories ever, unpacking a new case each season.

Season 1 told the story of the O.J. Simpson case; Season 2 is set in Venice Beach and documents the story of the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.

At the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, it received the most nominations with nine, and won three awards, including Outstanding Limited Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for Darren Criss.

Queen Sugar 3

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama

Queen Sugar returns as the Bordelons find themselves continuing their fight to save their family farm and father's legacy as they navigate their own personal journeys.

Charley remains in the thick of the trials and tribulations in both her personal and professional life as she continues to battle the Landry family while also trying to ensure Micah's safety and future.

Ralph Angel is still reeling from learning from Darla that he might not be the biological father of his son, Blue, and attempts to push forward as the new cane season begins.

Wildflower 2

Channel: ST Novela E Plus (StarSat 128)
TX Time: 19h50
Genre: Telenovela

Ivy painstakingly executes her intricate plan to bring down the Ardientes: first she seduces their weakest link, Arnoldo. He becomes obsessed with her while she drives him crazy.

Second, she ingratiates herself with Emilia and then exposes her for plunder, stripping her of her position. After several retaliatory attempts by Emilia against Ivy fails, Emilia is committed to a psychiatric facility.

And third, she unseats Julio Ardiente from his reelected Governor seat and weakens his powerhold in the province and then robs him of the only person he loves, his grandson Arnoldo.

Total Bellas 4

Channel: E! (DStv 124)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

The new season follows Nikki Bella as she moves forward with her new life as a single woman and dips her toe back in the dating pool for the first time in almost a decade, allowing Brie to play matchmaker and set her up on dates.

The Superstar twins return to the ring with renewed focus and fervour to begin the road to WWE's first-ever all women's pay-per-view event, Evolution.

Brie and Bryan discuss expanding their family, but with both of them back to in-ring competition and away from Birdie, they must decide if now is the right time to add another baby into the mix.

Valley of the Boom
Valley of the Boom

Valley of the Boom

Channel: National Geographic Channel (DStv 181 / StarSat 220)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Docu-Drama, History, Technology

Silicon Valley spawned some of the world's most influential people and recognizable brands during the 1990s tech bubble.

Valley of the Boom pulls back the curtain and introduces you to the real stories of these founders' friendships, rivalries, victories and failures.

Told with unparalleled access to the most groundbreaking and prominent figures in the tech world, the six-part limited series follows the stories that made the history of the era.

Insecure 3

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Comedy

Starring Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, the show follows the friendship of two black women as they deal with their own real-life flaws while attempting to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences.

In the Season 3 premiere, "Better-Like": Issa crashes on Daniel's couch and tries to save up extra cash. Molly returns from a beach vacation with renewed determination to maintain boundaries in her life.


Actors in this post: Darren Criss


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