New on TV today: Wednesday 6 March

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 06 Mar 2019
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Happy Together
Happy Together

Happy Together

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Comedy

Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West and Felix Mallard star in a this comedy about a 30-something, happily married couple who begin to reconnect with their younger, cooler selves when a young pop star drawn to their super-ordinary suburban life unexpectedly moves in with them.

Jake, an accountant, and his dream wife, Claire, a restaurant and bar designer, are very comfortably settled into their marriage, enjoying evenings together on the couch watching TV and scheduling time to change their outgoing voicemail message.

Their tame routine gets a makeover when Jake's client, exuberant music superstar Cooper James, arrives on their doorstep looking for refuge from the paparazzi following a high-profile break-up with his girlfriend. 

Jamie's Quick and Easy Food 2

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

Jamie Oliver is back with more delicious go-to recipes that are quick and easy to cook.

Jamie kicks off the season with his super-fast peachy pork chops, a seriously speedy veg dish. Also on the menu is the perfect fish dish for when you're in a hurry – smoky pancetta cod. A super-simple Asian-inspired snack, and a timesaving favourite – the crispy garlicky chicken.

If you think you haven't got time to cook – think again.

BattleBots 8

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Reality Competition, Technology, Science, Comedy

The bots will "roll into the cage to rumble and rage" in Discovery's second revival of BattleBots. The show originally aired in the USA on Comedy Central from 2000-2002 and was then revived on ABC for two seasons in 2015-2016.

Much like a mechanical boxing match, the two robots compete in a three-minute round inside an enclosed arena with the goal of destroying or disabling their opponent.

Discovery's revival will bring some favourite bots, including 2016 champion Tombstone, along with Minotaur, Chomp, Witch Doctor, Bronco, Bombshell, Bite Force and Yeti.

World's Most Extreme 2

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Countdown Show

This show weaves together visceral storytelling and huge engineering to count down the World's Most Extreme buildings, cities, natural phenomena, cars, aircraft and ships.

Gain insight into one of the riskiest jobs in the world: mustering cattle by helicopter in the Australian outback, as well as the specially engineered shock absorbers which prevent the Torre Mayor skyscraper from moving during earthquakes in Mexico City.

Nadiya's Family Favourites
Nadiya's Family Favourites

Nadiya's Family Favourites

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Food

Former winner of The Great British Bake Off and TV chef Nadiya Hussain is back with a new family fun show which will teach family cooks of all abilities how to create the perfect dishes to complement any kind of day.

Whether it is a treat day, a family trip or a lazy weekend, Nadiya makes tasty and nourishing recipes which will bring smiles to everyone's faces.

Nadiya creates some delicious dishes for family days out, including warming chai-spiced vermicelli, cheese biscuits with tomato jam and a tasty samosa pie.

Nadiya also shares recipes for those 'nothing in the house' days, which involve her making a fruit salad fattoush, ginger rice with spicy chickpeas, and an avocado pasta with peas and mint.


Actors in this post: Jr., Amber Stevens

Channels in this post: Vuzu, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Earth


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