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New on TV today: Monday 1 April

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 01 Apr 2019
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Giyani - Land of Blood

Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Telenovela, Drama

Giyani - Land of Blood

Telenovela set in Giyani in Limpopo Province which brings to life the conflict of two families locked in a bitter, decades-long squabble over a contested piece of fertile land and the banana plantation built on it.

Under the Apartheid regime, the land had been assigned to the Van Reenen family who had built their considerable wealth through the banana plantation, which supplied every major supermarket in South Africa.

The farm, reclaimed by the community, is renamed Tiakeni – a Xitsonga phrase meaning "Build Yourselves" - in tribute to the community's perseverance and success in taking back their land.

TVSA Show Page: Giyani - Land of Blood
 

Football Dreams 2

Channel: Eva (DStv 141)
TX Time: 14h00
Genre: Telenovela

Football Dreams 2

Based on real life events, Football Dreams is the story of five talented soccer players that through perseverance and discipline become true heroes.

This season reveals the hidden realities and sacrifices that each athlete had to endure to gain recognition as the men who returned hope to an entire nation.

As Season 2 opens: in the elimination round of the World Cup in the United States 1994, the members of the Colombian football team get ready to play Argentina.
 

House of Cards

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Drama

House of Cards

This wicked political drama slithers beneath the curtain and through the back halls of greed, sex, love and corruption in modern Washington D.C.

An uncompromising exploration of power, ambition and the American way, the series orbits Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the House Majority Whip. Underwood is the politician's politician - masterful, beguiling, charismatic and ruthless.

He and his equally ambitious wife Claire (Robin Wright) stop at nothing to ensure their ascendancy.

TVSA Show Page: House of Cards
 

Simply Nigella

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 14h00
Genre: Food

Simply Nigella

Presented by Nigella Lawson, this series taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed yet always satisfying.

This covers everything from quick and calm workday dinners to stress-free ideas when feeding a crowd, or the instant joy of bowl food for cozy nights on the sofa.

Whatever the occasion, there is food guaranteed to fit our busy lives and make everyone feel better and more alive.
 

Chopped Junior 2

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 15h10
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

Chopped Junior 2

Little chefs with big culinary ambition are taking over the kitchen in this flavoursome series as ambitious children seek to make unforgettable meals from mystery ingredients under a ticking clock.

Throughout the series, talented young chefs open their baskets to find mandatory mystery ingredients ranging from beef tongue to gummy candy and are challenged to create appetizers, entrees or desserts before the time runs out.

Over the course of the season, the junior chefs show their incredible culinary skills as they transform their basket ingredients into masterpiece dishes, for a panel of celebrity judges.
 

Piyaa Albela (Unique Love)

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 13h40
Genre: Telenovela

Piyaa Albela (Unique Love)

A modern day interpretation of the classic love story of Menaka & Vishwamitra which revolves around Naren and Pooja, who are as different as chalk and cheese.

Naren is on the path of spirituality, studying psychology, and barely even reads the news. Unkempt in appearance and erratic in his manner, he is looked upon as reclusive and anti-social.

Pooja on the other hand, is all that Naren isn't: warm, confident and a complete people's person. Her talents range from being a karate champ who can straighten wayward boys trying to get fresh with her to dancing like a dream at the culturual nights of her university.
 

Is'thunzi 2

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama

Is'thunzi 2

The most unlikely girl squad is back to champion girl power on the small screen, as Is'thunzi returns for a second season, with the audacious Winnie leading her motley crew of "ninjas" – Londi, Thish and Nox - as they navigate more of life's obstacles.

Stuck in the rural town of Phelumoya, where hopes and dreams go to die, the streetwise and ambitious Winnie refuses to give into the life of hopelessness.

Even after her fairytale goes awry and is ostracised by the town for driving her best friend's mother to "suicide", her never-say-die attitude keeps her going.

TVSA Show Page: Is'thunzi 2
 

The Great British Bake Off 9

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

The Great British Bake Off 9

A brand new batch of amateur bakers rise to the challenge in the famous Bake Off tent.

Helping to calm the nerves of this new delivery of home bakers are presenters Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig.

Each week the contestants step into the iconic baking tent and race against the clock to compete in the signature and technical challenges as well as pulling off showstopper creations, to avoid elimination and make it to the final and be crowned the ultimate Star Baker.
 

Wicked Tuna 8

Channel: National Geographic Channel (DStv 181 / StarSat 220)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality

Wicked Tuna 8

In one of the most regulated fisheries on Earth, the giant Bluefin tuna fishermen of Gloucester battle to make a living, catching one tuna at a time.

In the Season 8 premiere, "Battle Cry": it's Bluefin Season in Gloucester and New England's best fisherman take to the ocean to try and claim the seasons' first fish.

But with the untimely death of Pinwheel mate, Nick "Duffy" Fudge, defending champion Tyler McLaughlin - and the fleet - question if the young captain can defend his title.
 

The Perfect Woman

Channel: Eva (DStv 141)
TX Time: 15h00
Genre: Telenovela

The Perfect Woman

The story of six women who live in a country where many strive to become what men dream of: the perfect woman. To that end, these women will do anything: plastic surgery, exercises, diets, Botox.

This is a story about different kinds of love, the role of vanity, social exclusion, ambition, fame and its misconceptions, ego worship and family as a support system.

This is the story of these women and of the men in their lives, who either love or hate them. And it is also the story of a country where being the perfect woman has become a national obsession.
 

Counting On 4

Channel: TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

Counting On 4

The lives of the next generation of Duggars are full of surprises, emotion and milestone moments - and this season is following them every step of the way.

There have been wedding bells ringing for Josiah and Lauren, John David and Abbie, and Joe and Kendra. How have the new spouses been adjusting to married life in the larger-than-life family?

And, of course, these being the Duggars, there have been new additions with Jinger and Jeremy's baby girl, Felicity; Kendra's little boy, Garrett; and Joy giving birth via C-section to the 'biggest Duggar yet', Gideon.
 

Buying and Selling 5

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Home Improvement, Reality Makeover

Buying and Selling 5

Featuring two pivotal real estate moments, double the stress, and twice the manpower, Buying and Selling is a property series where homeowners take their next step up the property ladder, with the help of the property brothers.

In the Season 5 premiere: Aubrey and Jonathan tried out rural living for a few years, but soon figured out that maintaining a 10-acre property complete with horses is a full-time job.

They're on the hunt for a turnkey property that's closer to friends and work, but they've got to spruce up their 200-year-old farmhouse before they can move on.
 

Into the Badlands 3 resumes

Channel: SundanceTV (DStv 108)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action

Into the Badlands 3 resumes

As we enter the final chapter of Into the Badlands, long buried secrets will be revealed, new alliances will be forged and the saga will climax in an epic battle to end all battles.

In the final episodes, an imprisoned Bajie warns Sunny that Pilgrim can't be trusted but, with his son's life on the line, Sunny struggles with his decision to help Pilgrim unlock the Meridian Chamber.

Meanwhile MK, still reeling from the revelation that Sunny killed his mother, is hellbent on revenge, while The Widow is forced to confront her past.
 

Border Security: America's Front Line 2

Channel: CBS Reality (DStv 132)
TX Time: 21h10
Genre: Docu-Reality

Border Security: America's Front Line 2

Constantly on the lookout for weapons, illegal travellers and contraband, there's never a dull moment for the men and women who protect America's border.

Border Security: America's Front Line follows the work of US Customs and Border Protection agents and officers as they screen travellers entering the country, inspect cargo and agricultural products destined for US soil, all the while securing the longest border in the world.

Guns, drugs, undeclared money, and much more - it's all in a day's work for these officers.
 

Rescue Me

Channel: ST Series E1 (StarSat 125)
TX Time: 21h20
Genre: Drama, Comedy-Drama

Rescue Me

Centers on the inner workings of Engine 62, a New York City firehouse, and the personal and emotional battles of its members in a post-9/11 world.

The show focuses on Tommy Gavin, the senior firefighter whose life is in turmoil as he copes with the stresses and fears of his job as well the separation from his wife Janet.

The stresses and fears of his job are manifested through conversations with his dead cousin Jimmy Keefe, a former firefighter, as well as the haunting memories of people he has watched perish on the job.
 

False Identity

Channel: Telemundo (DStv 118)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Telenovela

False Identity

Isabel and Diego are two strangers who must flee from their past to escape their enemies.

Diego left his family after his father died and his mother remarried. In an act of rebellion, and to punish what he considers a betrayal of his father's memory, Diego gets involved in a criminal world, selling fuel to Sonora's most powerful drug dealer, Gavino Gaona.

Things get complicated when Diego, being the boyfriend of Gavino's daughter, also ends up having an affair with his wife, thus putting a price on his head.
 

Hot Bench

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Reality

Hot Bench

This series adds a new dimension to the court genre, with a panel of three judges - Judge Patricia DiMango and attorneys Tanya Acker and Larry Bakman - hearing court cases, arguing the merits of the case amongst themselves and rendering a verdict.

'Hot Bench' is a term used to describe a court where the judge or judges frequently interrupt lawyers' presentations with questions, often leading to lively exchanges.
 

Ring of Lies 2

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Telenovela

Ring of Lies 2

Ring of Lies is back for another round as the ring gets tougher and the lies get darker.

The revelations of last season have left the Majola family reeling. Will they be able to pull together and let love prevail, or will the secrets from the past and present continue to tear their family apart?

This season sees the arrival of newcomer Rendani (Fulu Mugovhani), a feisty, sexy musangwe fighter who defies her conservative father to pursue her dream of becoming a champion boxer.

TVSA Show Page: Ring of Lies 2
 

Design For You 6

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 16h00
Genre: Home Improvement, DIY

Design For You 6

Whether we live in a mansion or a bachelor pad, we all plan and decorate the interior of our homes the way we know best, but we could always do with a bit of help from the experts.

Design for You is a show where you can draw home decor and design inspiration.

Join host Pilani Bubu as she chats to some of South Africa's top interior design experts about everything from space, colour and texture to fabrics, furniture and even lighting.

 



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