BBC Earth (DStv 184)
Documentary Series, Countdown Show
The definitive story of a century of change through the people who had the most impact on it. There are 28 shortlisted icons, carefully selected by a panel of experts and academics. From this shortlist Icons asks the British public to decide their greatest icon of the 20th Century.
Across seven episodes, celebrity advocates celebrate the achievements of the some of the greatest figures of the 20th Century, from seven different categories of human excellence:
Winston Churchill, Franklin D Roosevelt, Margaret Thatcher, Nelson Mandela
Ernest Shackleton, Gertrude Bell, Neil Armstrong, Jane Goodall
Marie Curie, Alan Turing, Albert Einstein, Tu Youyou
Charlie Chaplin, Billie Holiday, Marilyn Monroe, David Bowie
Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller, Martin Luther King Jr
Muhammad Ali, Pelé, Billie Jean King, Tanni Grey-Thompson
Artists & Writers
Virginia Woolf, Pablo Picasso, Alfred Hitchcock, Andy Warhol
Black Ink Crew New York 7
BET (DStv 129)
After six years of inking their place in the New York tattoo scene, this season follows the crew as they set their sights on the future to grow their empires and families.
In the new season, Black Ink's head honcho, Ceaser, continues his reign as the tattoo king of New York while also opening the doors to his fourth shop in the Big Easy. The New Orleans hub is an upscale 24-hour tattoo parlour, bar and restaurant.
Sky is more committed than ever to her newfound relationship with her son, Des, which she's balancing along with the launch of the new shop.
After their sex tape scandal, Donna and Alex are tighter than ever as they work to build a substantial relationship.
ST Novela E (StarSat 127)
Isabel Montalbán is a beautiful woman from the big city who suffers from a serious lung problem and goes to live in a small town in search of rest.
She moves in with the parents and the brothers of her husband, which changes the fate of the family forever as her brothers-in-law immediately feel a strong attraction for her.
Sergio is a quiet and sensible man, working as a doctor and always willing to take care of Isabel's health. On the other hand, Daniel is a handsome and savage man; he is the freest of his brothers and lives life with intense passion.
He falls madly in love with his sister-in-law, but he knows he must renounce this forbidden love.
Nate Bargatze: The Tennessee Kid
Netflix South Africa
Comic Nate Bargatze touches on air travel, cheap weddings, college football, chocolate milk and the perils of ordering coffee in this stand-up special.
Nate takes aim at the absurdity of everyday life in an approachable and deadpan stand-up set shot in Duluth, Georgia.
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern 11
Travel Channel (DStv 179)
Join Andrew Zimmern on his culinary journeys across the globe - which this season include Poland, Germany and Italy - sampling bizarre and tantalising treats native to the area.
Follow Andrew through Aztec routes of Mexico, trails of Northern Minnesota and the path taken by Peublo leader Po'pay.
If you've ever wondered what notorious American outlaw Jesse James ate, what rotten tomato ketchup tastes like, or where to find the most fantastic flavours on the Amalfi coast, tune in for these delicious discoveries.
Everybody Loves Raymond 8
FOX (DStv 125 / StarSat 131)
In the Season 8 premiere, "Fun with Debra": When Debra sees that Ray is having fun with twins Michael and Geoffery, she wonders why he can't have that much fun with her.
She convinces Ray to let her join him on the golf course, and although it starts out well, things soon go pear-shaped.
TVSA Show Page: Everybody Loves Raymond 8
ST Novela E Plus (StarSat 128)
This is the story of a man with a humble origin that becomes the greatest swindler in the history of Colombia.
Rolando Castaño is daring, skillful at business and charming with women. With his casual looks he easily wins the confidence of people that he meets.
However, his excessive desire to make easy money, without considering the consequences and with no qualms at all, leads him to swindle entire neighbourhoods - people that believed in his businesses and entrusted all their savings to him.
His life takes new directions when he falls in love with the daughter of a lawyer and uses this for his spurious ends.