Jesus: His Life
HISTORY (DStv 186)
Documentary Series, Docu-Drama, History
Explores the story of Jesus Christ through a unique lens: the people in his life who were closest to him.
Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.
Each figure takes a turn guiding you through the emotional and epic story of the most famous man in history, through his birth, death and resurrection, all conveyed through a combination of scripted drama and interviews with prominent religious and historical experts.
Utilizing Biblical scholars, historians, faith leaders and theologians, the series weaves together the canonical Gospels, historical sources and cultural context to create a complete portrait of Jesus – the man and the Messiah.
The series reveals his journey through a complex world of kings, politicians, reformers and soldiers in a turbulent power struggle during a time of revolutionary change.
Many people can only dream of visiting the natural paradises of Sabi Sands and Maasai Mara, but safariLIVE returns for Season 2 to bring Africa to you every Sunday.
The live and interactive show will continue to transport you onto the back of the world's largest safari vehicle.
safariLIVE delivers a real time glimpse into the lives of the lions, cheetahs, hyenas, leopards and many other characters located in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa and the Maasai Mara in Kenya.
BBC First (DStv 119)
Six-part drama about the French detective Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo), who appeared in two seasons of The Missing.
Now, in his spin-off series, he's back fit and healthy ready to enjoy his retired life in Amsterdam. That is, until he gets word of a case he simply can't refuse.
When a young girl is reported missing by her uncle Edward (Tom Hollander), Julien and Edward take it upon themselves to delve into the dark underworld of the beautiful city, which soon takes an unexpected turn for Julien.
Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182 / StarSat 221)
At the top of our world lies the Arctic tundra. The tundra's bleak terrain is home to a fascinating array of animals, each with unique adaptations.
From a polar bear struggling to hunt on dwindling sea ice, to an ice-proof caterpillar that take more than a decade to pupate, the Arctic Islands are a proving ground that pushes all its animals to the max.
Home to a trillion trees, the boreal forest encircles the entire globe. Bears, wolves, and hummingbirds emerge, hoping to take part in a feeding frenzy, in the largest forest on Earth.
eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
In Season 2, Khwezi joins the other two wives and Mnqobi's daughters, Andile (Omuhle Gela) and Phindile (Fezeka Ndlazilwana), in their new house. Just when Khwezi thought she'd finally silenced her number one threat, the drama continues.
Mnqobi's first wife Cebisile becomes suspicious and Khwezi and her uncle Welcome (Masoja Msiza) realise they have a new threat on their radar, especially after their plan to murder Dumile failed.
Khwezi is determined to keep her past buried, while she continues her plans to destroy the Simelane clan. The verdict is still out on whether Khwezi will be successful in her quest for revenge on Mnqobi.
TVSA Show Page: Umlilo 2
Little Big Shots
BBC Brit (DStv 120)
Variety, Comedy, Reality
Children's comedy-variety talent show co-produced and created by Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey, with Harvey serving as the host of the hour-long show, which showcases young musicians, singers, dancers and every form of wunderkind in the USA.
As host, Harvey goes toe to toe in conversations and interviews with some of the smallest performers with the biggest talent in this program featuring the world's most extraordinary kids.
From pint-size break-dancers to five-year-old piano virtuosos, musicians, singers and dancers to a 4-year-old basketball phenom and a 5-year-old reincarnation of Bruce Lee, these performers awe with their talents, slay with their cuteness and wow with their accomplishments, proving once and for all that talent is born, not made.
TVSA Show Page: Little Big Shots