New on TV today: Friday 15 February

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 15 Feb 2019
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The Wedding Bashers 2
The Wedding Bashers 2

The Wedding Bashers 2

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Reality Competition

The dress should be to die for, the food should be world class, the décor divine and the entertainment a blast, but what happens when South Africans of all backgrounds, cultures and religions open up their special days to The Wedding Bashers?

The series turns a microscope onto unique weddings through a celebrity team of "experts" in various fields. Season 2 of the series returns with a cast that looks slightly different: two new "Bashers" with fresh perspectives join the fray as the team continues their search for the perfect South African wedding.

Season 2 welcome the return of wedding planner extraordinaire Zavion Kotze, and party professional Denise Zimba. They are joined this year by brand new "Bashers" Zola Nene - South African celebrity chef and author - and former Miss South Africa Bernelee Daniell.

TVSA Show Page: The Wedding Bashers 2

Sinful Sweets

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Food, Docu-Reality

Join British chef Harry Eastwood on a trip of a lifetime as she explores the best of America's decadently delicious sweet treats.

Harry's journey begins in chocolate heaven as she samples a chocolate martini, while in Chicago she helps make Wonuts – part waffle, part donut.

Later, things get messy when Harry helps make sticky buns and caramelised pecan buns. Plus, there's Italian ices, old fashioned candy and even a peanut butter ice cream cake.

The Umbrella Academy

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 00h01, all episodes
Genre: Superhero, Comedy-Drama, Mystery, Action

On the same day in 1989, 43 infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world.

But not everything went according to plan. In their teenage years, the family fractured and the team disbanded. Now, the six surviving thirty-something members reunite upon the news of Hargreeve’s passing.

Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father's death. But the estranged family once again begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse.

Dead of Winter

Channel: IDx (DStv 171 / StarSat 223)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: True Crime, Docu-Drama

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, people retreat into their homes and prepare themselves for the long winter ahead.

This is a time of gloom and frozen isolation, where people's imaginations run wild with fears of dangers in the dark. But what if some of these dangers are real?

This haunting series tells real-life stories of crimes committed in these unforgiving conditions, where detectives must battle the elements as well as the duplicity of man as they search for missing people or try to track down a killer.

World's Weirdest Animal Faces
World's Weirdest Animal Faces

World's Weirdest Animal Faces

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 17h45
Genre: Wildlife, Comedy

Majestic animals we deem beautiful are well documented. Then there's the other animals, the aesthetic outsiders we don't consider cute or cuddly.

The animals selected by natural selection to be beaten with the ugly stick and having "World's Weirdest Animal Faces." This is their time to shine.

A celebration of respectable irreverence, revealing the extraordinary features these creatures possess who seem to be horribly disfigured but are in fact perfectly evolved... just very ugly.


Shows in this post: The Wedding Bashers

Channels in this post: Vuzu, Food Network, Netflix South Africa, eReality


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