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Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 21 Feb 2019
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Rich House, Poor House
Rich House, Poor House

Rich House, Poor House

Channel: ITV Choice (DStv 123)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality

With the gap between rich and poor greater than ever before, the show follows two families from opposite ends of the wealth divide as they trade places to find out if money really does buy happiness.

In each episode one family from the richest 10% and another from the poorest 10% swap homes, budgets and lives for a week, following each other's spending patterns and weekly schedules. The two families never meet but after a week in each other's homes, they discover they have common ground even though they're financially worlds apart.

But at the end of the week, how will they have reassessed their own day-to-day lives? And how much will they think money matters?

NCIS: Los Angeles 10

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama, Police Procedural

In the Season 10 premiere, "To Live and Die in Mexico": gravely injured and unable to communicate with the team in the U.S., Callen, Sam and Kensi, with an unconscious Deeks in tow, search for a safe way home as a cartel boss places a "dead or alive" bounty on their heads.

Also, Mosely and retired Navy Admiral Hollace Kilbride (Gerald McRaney) beseech their contacts in Mexico and D.C. for assistance with their missing colleagues.

TVSA Show Page: NCIS: Los Angeles 10

Flea Market Flip 4

Channel: Fine Living (StarSat 281)
TX Time: 20h10
Genre: Reality

Contestants demonstrate how just a little cash can go a long way if you use your imagination.

In each episode, competing teams have an hour to search for and buy hidden gems at a flea market; they then use their eye for style to creatively fix them up and flip them for a higher price. At the end of the day, the winning team will win all the day's profits.

This season, it's stylist sisters vs maths misters as Team Fashion goes up against Team Function; and then it's hipsters vs upcyclers as the experienced flippers battle it out with the cool kids. Who will come out on top and take home the cash?

Black-ish 5

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Comedy

Like any parents, Andre "Dre" (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross) Johnson want to give their children the best. But their offspring's childhood is turning out to be much different than theirs.

In the Season 5 premiere, "Gap Year": after dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year.

Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

TVSA Show Page: Black-ish 5

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Specials
George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Specials

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Specials

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality

Architect George Clarke explores the extraordinary uses people make of small spaces over four themed specials, focusing on treehouses, caravans, wilderness lodges and garden retreats.

With newly-shot pieces to camera and featuring footage from the first five seasons of the Amazing Spaces series, George re-examines the ways people have utilised spaces in exciting and innovative ways.

George travels  to a back garden in Suburban Kent where the owner has built a medieval Summerhouse. He also meets a police officer who's decided to change his career, and has started his own mobile cream tea camper business with his wife.

Blue Bloods 3

Channel: FOX (DStv 125 / StarSat 131)
TX Time: 18h15
Genre: Drama, Police Procedural

In the Season 3 premiere, "Family Business": a dangerous criminal from Danny's past comes back to seek revenge and kidnaps Jackie.

Meanwhile, Jamie meets his new partner, while a young officer is shaken after he accidentally shoots an innocent man.

Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs) guest stars as Benjamin Walker, a dangerous criminal from Danny's past; and Corbin Bleu (High School Musical) guest stars as Officer Blake, the distraught young officer.

TVSA Show Page: Blue Bloods 3

This Time Next Year 3

Channel: ITV Choice (DStv 123)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality Makeover, Reality

Hosted by Davina McCall, this show follows people who have vowed to make extreme changes in their lives over a 12-month period.

From weight loss and adopting a child to getting a "seeing eye" dog, the guests come on the show and discuss their "resolutions" and then, as if by magic, they appear 12 months later to show us whether or not they accomplished their goals.


Shows in this post: NCIS: Los Angeles, Black-ish, Blue Bloods

Channels in this post: ITV Choice, M-Net, 1Magic, BBC Lifestyle, FOX Africa


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