New on TV today: Thursday 7 February

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 07 Feb 2019
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One Mic 2
One Mic 2

One Mic 2

Channel: SABC1
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Music

The new season is hosted by Bontle Modiselle, who replaces DJ Doowap from the first season. Also new to the cast is new judge JR, who replaces the late Linda "Pro" Mkhize.

Season 2, comprising 32 rappers, features a different format to the first season. This time the rappers battle each in a league-type of format, with one rapper eliminated each week.

There are four regional groups with eight rappers in each group. Each week, one of these four groups competes against each other; one is eliminated and the others move on to the next round.

TVSA Show Page: One Mic 2

Weather Gone Viral 4

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Nature, Reality

When wild weather strikes, it takes just minutes - or sometimes only seconds - to turn an extraordinary scene into chaos. For unsuspecting onlookers, extreme weather can lead to sheer terror as Mother Nature's wrath descends upon them.

This series jumps into the epicentre of the action as meteorological phenomena, from lightning storms and tsunamis to tornadoes and flash floods, are all caught on camera.

Survivors give first-hand accounts of the treacherous conditions they experienced, and meteorologists also share their tales of being on the front line of extreme weather.

Clean House

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 14h35
Genre: Reality Makeover, Home Improvement

This home improvement series gives clutter-ridden households the spring-cleaning of a lifetime.

In each one-hour episode, a no-holds-barred team of experts perform miracles by transforming homes overrun with possessions and mess into pristine palaces where organisation reigns supreme.

Moonshiners 8

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

This season a new generation of moonshiners strive to take the ancient art into the 21st-century, using age-old methods to produce new flavours and liquor varieties that could transform America's liquor landscape.

With fortune and glory on the line, old partnerships are tested and young upstarts look to stake their claim on new territory.

As the black market for white whiskey heats up, desperate shiners put new, dangerous still designs into service, while legendary old-timers come out of retirement to head back into the hills for one more run.

American Soul
American Soul

American Soul

Channel: BET (DStv 129)
TX Time: 21h50
Genre: Drama, Period Drama

Tells the dramatic and shocking story of the legendary Don Cornelius as he built the extraordinary Soul Train empire.

With the tumult and political unrest of the 70s as its backdrop, American Soul chronicles the highs and lows of Cornelius' fight to compete and win in the cutthroat world of business, entertainment and television.

Music plays a critical role in the series, as today's stars portray the icons of the Soul Train era.

Dating Naked 2

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 20h35
Genre: Reality

This season, after embarking on a series of blind dates, 12 people currently consider themselves "in a relationship" with someone they met on the show.

Now Ashley, an artist from Colorado and Alika, a yoga instructor from California, are ready to take their relationship to the next level by exchanging vows of love and commitment in front of their family, friends and some of their fellow Dating Naked couples.

Oh yes, and they and their guests will all be naked.

One Day Leader 7

Channel: SABC1
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality Competition

Six young people showcase their leadership skills by tackling modern-day South African social, economic and political issues as a way of competing for the title of One Day Leader.

The show tells the story of the evolution of these six young people from ordinary young people into the epitome of the future youth leaders of our country.

World's Wildest Weather

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Nature, Reality

This programme looks at some of the biggest weather phenomena ever to take place and features first-hand interviews with those who have experienced some of the world's most devastating weather.

In the first episode, we hear from Tennessee brothers Anthony and Michael as they relive the devastating Gatlinburg Wildfires of 2016; the largest natural disaster in Tennessee history.

Elsewhere in the series, experts talk us through the shocking events of the 2017 Peru mudslides and we hear from the storm chasers who turned rescuers during the 2013 super typhoon Haiyan, as well as those caught up in the record-breaking UK floods of 2015.

Salvation 2
Salvation 2

Salvation 2

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 19h10
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama

Suspense thriller that centers on Liam Cole, an MIT grad student, and Darius Tanz, a tech superstar, who bring Pentagon official Grace Barrows a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

In season 2, the secret is out - the world learns the truth about the impending threat of an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. The question is: will the truth bring out the best... or the worst in us?

The answer, of course, is both.


Actors in this post: Bontle Modiselle, JR Bogopa

Shows in this post: One Mic


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