New on TV today: Sunday 3 February

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 03 Feb 2019
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Ultimate Braai Master 6
Ultimate Braai Master 6

Ultimate Braai Master 6

TX Time: 16h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

Hosted by Justin Bonello, the show promises a jam-packed and delicious season with prizes worth R2-million up for grabs.

This year's judges are Executive Chef and CEO of Kitchen Cowboy, Pete Goffe-Wood, and Tsogo Sun Executive Chef, Benny Masekwameng. Teams hailing from Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Gauteng and the Western Cape will be competing for the winning title of Ultimate Braai Master.

Season 6 features an eclectic mix of personalities and braai experience, from restaurant owners to passionate cooks, professional chefs and even international braai competitors.

TVSA Show Page: Ultimate Braai Master 6

Birth of a Pride

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182 / StarSat 221)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Wildlife, Documentary

In Selinda, Bostwana, lions had been hunted to near extinction but, thanks to conservation, the number of lions has grown from two to over 60.

Witness an incredible and heartwarming story of survival through the eyes of the lions that beat the odds.

Follow six cubs as they navigate the world and learn to hunt, socialise and survive in the now flourishing wilderness.

SA's Got Talent 8

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Variety

Some of Mzansi's best acts turned out at our nationwide auditions this year, setting the bar higher than ever. This year offers a showcase of the depth of entertainment talent in South Africa.

The season premiere sees acts from around South Africa taking centre stage and bringing more than just a voice.

Judges DJ Fresh, Shado Twala and Jamie Bartlett have a tough time critiquing talent and have some tough decisions to make in terms of who can progress to the later rounds as a variety of top-quality acts deliver hair-raising performances – and some talents we've never seen before on the show.

TVSA Show Page: SA's Got Talent 8

Wild Metropolis

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 16h00
Genre: Documentary Series, Wildlife, Nature

Human cities are the latest habitat to hit planet Earth – and an amazing array of animals are responding. They are adapting to this new world in an incredible way, applying their natural born skills and abilities to life in the city.

Be they physical or behavioural adaptations – the results are amazing.

This series looks at these remarkable animals and their responses to everyday life, as well as showcasing our much-loved and familiar cities through their eyes.

The Voice South Africa 3
The Voice South Africa 3

The Voice South Africa 3

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 17h30
Genre: Reality Competition, Music

This season features a new host, with Anele Mdoda replacing Lungile Radu.

There is also a new panel of coaches: rapper Riky Rick, singer-songwriter Riana Nel, Afro-soul singer Lira (the only surviving cast member form the first two seasons) and alternative rock star Francois van Coke.

As in the first two seasons, the judges/coaches compile their teams with the best singing talent the country has to offer as Anele waits in the wings to support the performers' friends and family.

TVSA Show Page: The Voice South Africa 3

Body Cam

Channel: IDx (DStv 171 / StarSat 223)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Reality

Since 2014, body cameras on patrol officers in the US have been mandatory, resulting in a gripping new source of real footage, which reveals the shocking reality of life on the streets for law enforcement officers.

This series tells their stories in detail, offering in-the-moment authenticity with an intimate perspective.

From domestic disputes to ambushes and traffic stops gone dangerously awry, body camera footage shows the action as it happened, highlighting the dangers officers face in their every day job.

Tree Climbing Lions

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182 / StarSat 221)
TX Time: 18h45
Genre: Wildlife, Documentary Series

Big cat biologist Alexander Braczkowski is on a mission: he's got 90 days to count lions in Uganda and learn how the population is doing.

But these aren't ordinary lions. The prides in Queen Elizabeth National Park spend most of their lives up in the trees, a rare and mysterious behaviour unique to this part of Africa.

On his journey, he'll witness mothers battling the odds to raise cubs through their first year of life, and the threats tree climbing lions face as the human population expands. Alex's experience will become more personal than he could have imagined, and he'll learn that saving lions can be about much more than counting cats.

Africa's Great Civilizations

Channel: HISTORY (DStv 186)
TX Time: 19h20
Genre: Documentary Series, History

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. provides a new look from an African perspective at African history, traversing the dawn of mankind to the dawn of the 20th century.

The series is a personal journey through history that includes evidence of the earliest human culture and art, arguably the world's greatest ever civilizations, and some of the world's earliest writing.

Gates travels throughout the vast continent of Africa to discover the true majesty of its greatest civilizations and kingdoms.

Lions of Sabi Sand: Brothers in Blood
Lions of Sabi Sand: Brothers in Blood

Lions of Sabi Sand: Brothers in Blood

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Wildlife, Documentary

This film tells the shocking tale of South Africa's legendary Mapogo lion coalition and their violent struggle for power. Two inseparable cubs called Mr. T and Kinky Tail, along with their three brothers, survive sickness and rampaging buffalos before an unknown male called Makhulu unexpectedly joins the pride.

Led initially by the powerful Makhulu, the six Mapogo's unleash a devastating reign of terror, taking control of a vast territory and killing 100 lions in a single year.

But Mr. T's relentless quest for the throne leads to the ultimate vicious betrayal of his brothers. For lions there is no leadership without enemies, as this film reveals the dark side of lions and their constant struggle to survive.

Say Yes to the Dress 16

Channel: TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Reality

Part fashion show, part bridal story and part family therapy, life at Kleinfeld Bridal in Manhattan is always full of surprises.

Every day the consultants at this premiere boutique face practical and emotional hurdles to deliver the perfect dress in time for a bride's big day.

In the Season 16 premiere: Superfan TK brings 7 very feisty ladies with 7 very different opinions to help her choose the "it" dress. Actress Leslie has an unlimited budget but she refuses to believe her opinionated mom chose the perfect wedding gown on the very first try.


1 Comment

05 Feb 2019 09:24

How come everyone calls Riky Rick: Ricky?? Riky should be pronounced RIky, as with an I, and yet no-one calls him this.

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