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Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 01 Jun 2019
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25th SAMA Awards

Channel: SABC1
TX Time: 20h00 (live)
Genre: Awards, Music

25th SAMA Awards

Celebrating its 25th year, SAMA25 boasts a string of stalwarts and pioneers in the media industry, with Melanie Bala and Bob Mabena as hosts.

The ceremony is broadcast live from the Sun City Superbowl in Rustenburg at 20h00, with a red carpet programme starting at 19h30.

The show will take it back in time with old school tunes in the Throwback segment, with tracks performed by Bongo Maffin, Trompies and other kwaito legends.

To end the night will be a finale featuring the best of the best in kwaito, gqom and amapiano, including SAMA25 nominees Kelly Khumalo, Sho Madjozi, DJ Sumbody, Dladla Mshunqisi and Mobi Dixon.


Feature: 25th SAMAs (2019) - all the nominees & TV times
TVSA Show Page: 25th SAMA Awards

iZombie 5

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Supernatural, Comedy-Drama, Horror

iZombie 5

Olivia "Liv" Moore (Rose McIver) was a rosy-cheeked, disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped out... until the night she attended a party that unexpectedly turned into a zombie feeding frenzy.

As one of the newly undead, Liv is doing her best to blend in and look as human as possible.

In the fifth and final season premiere, "Thug Death": While investigating a murder case with no body and no brain to eat, the only evidence Liv and Clive have to work with is a grainy video and a little bit of blood found at the crime scene.

Meanwhile, Blaine is up to his old tricks.

TVSA Show Page: iZombie 5

Teen Wolf 6

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Horror

Teen Wolf 6

Storm clouds gather as Scott and the pack head into their final months of high school. But the best days of their lives turn bleak when they lose their closest ally.

Before the end, Scott and Lydia will stand alone against the growing darkness and fight to stop the destruction of everything and everyone they love.

TVSA Show Page: Teen Wolf 6

Mahadi-Lobola 2

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 14h05
Genre: Reality

Mahadi-Lobola 2

Reality series that follows families as they negotiate lobola: one of the oldest and most complicated African traditions, the intricacies of which are always kept secret.

The series showcases both the complex and celebratory processes in which different cultures in South Africa participate during the lobola negotiations.

Each episode introduces the bride and groom as well other contributing characters in their lives including uncles, aunts, mothers and fathers.

We follow them as negotiations take place, with family members sometimes bantering over the value of the lobola, women preparing the feasts and the outcome in the end.

TVSA Show Page: Mahadi-Lobola 2

Forbidden: Dying for Love

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: True Crime, Docu-Drama

Forbidden: Dying for Love

The jaw-dropping stories of forbidden love: relationships that break taboos, cross boundaries, shock communities and lead to extraordinary and shocking crimes.

Each episode follows the escalating story of a relationship across a social and moral divide that culminated in deadly violence.

Among the forbidden tales uncovered in this series is the single mum whose 18-month jail sentence led to a passionate relationship with a prison guard.

But when she vows to leave him, will he let her go?

When a strict father who forbids relationships discovers his 15-year-old daughter plans to run away with her boyfriend of four years, will he follow through on his vow to kill her?

And when a single mum's new fiancé asks her to kill his ex-wife and children, will she accept his sinister proposal in the fear her family could be next?

Anything is possible in the name of love – especially when that love is forbidden.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 5

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Comedy

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 5

In the Season 5 premiere, "The Big House Pt.1", Jake and Rosa assimilate to their new lives behind bars, but both are coping in very different ways.

Jake bonds with his cellmate, Caleb (guest star Tim Meadows), and is forced to join a prison gang led by notorious inmate Romero (guest star Lou Diamond Phillips), in order to gain his protection.

Meanwhile, in the women's prison, Rosa puts Holt and Terry to the test by having them complete outrageous favours for her. Back in the precinct, Amy and Charles are doing all they can to exonerate their colleagues.

In the second episode, "The Big House Pt.2", when the warden (guest star Toby Huss) asks Jake to investigate Romero's (guest star Lou Diamond Phillips) drug smuggling operation, Jake and Caleb (guest star Tim Meadows) find themselves caught between the loyalty Jake has sworn to both of them.

Meanwhile, Amy is offered a deal by a local mobster who claims he can prove that Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon) is guilty, but Holt and the rest of the gang think they have a safer plan.

TVSA Show Page: Brooklyn Nine-Nine 5



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