New on TV today: Sunday 24 February

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 24 Feb 2019
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Wildlife Rescue Africa
Wildlife Rescue Africa

Wildlife Rescue Africa

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Wildlife, Reality

Travelling deep into the heart of Africa, this series captures the intense and dramatic experiences of wildlife veterinarian Doctor Douw Grobler and his partner in big game capture and rescue, wildlife specialist JJ Van Altena, as they risk their lives to save the continent's most dangerous animals.

Featuring never before seen rescue efforts, Dr. Grobler and JJ face new and deadly conflicts in each episode, from saving local villagers from charging African elephants, to relocating a pride of blood-thirsty lions.

Modern Family 8

TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Comedy

Follows the families of Jay Pritchett, his daughter Claire Dunphy and his son Mitchell Pritchett, who live in Los Angeles, and takes a modern and hilarious look at the complications that come with being a family today.

In the Season 8 premiere, "A Tale of Three Cities": after recent trips take the Dunphys to New York; Mitch, Cam and Lily to the Midwest; and Jay, Gloria, Manny and Joe to Juarez, Mexico; the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan reunites with all of the families converging at home for Father's Day.

TVSA Show Page: Modern Family 8

Regime of the Queen

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

The lion is the king of beasts but it is the lioness that is the real power behind the throne.

She is 135 kilograms of predator, part of a pride that forms family groups that work together to strike down prey and ferociously patrol the boundaries of their territory.

The lioness will let nothing threaten her family's rule. Through creating alliances and ruthlessly eliminating enemies, the land is hers to rule.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 6

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h10
Genre: Comedy, Variety

Returning for its sixth season, the only weekly news-oriented comedy series to be presented on Sunday night takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events.

Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts, the Emmy-winning show features Oliver's topical commentary on the previous week's events, as well as addressing broader issues.

Man vs. Puma
Man vs. Puma

Man vs. Puma

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

Big cat expert Boone Smith travels to Patagonia to observe pumas thriving in the wild under increased conservation efforts. The cats have not learned to fear humans, making this the one area in the world where people can observe their behaviour up close.

Once there, Boone is fascinated to watch the pumas hunting penguins, an incredibly rare behaviour.

The tables are turned when a big cat starts to stalk HIM and he comes face to face with a hungry mother on the hunt.


Actors in this post: John Oliver

Shows in this post: Modern Family

Channels in this post: SABC3,, Nat Geo Wild, M-Net


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