New on TV today: Monday 12 August

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 12 Aug 2019
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Most Ridiculous 3

Channel: Comedy Central (DStv 122)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Comedy, Clip Show

Most Ridiculous 3

This season SuzelleDIY (real name Julia Anastasopoulos) takes over as narrator from Schalk Bezuidenhout in this show which does the rounds of hilarious, stupid and insane videos from the worldwide web.

And because SuzelleDIY never rolls alone – she's normally accompanied by her bestie Marianne – she'll have a celebrity co-host with her every week.

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers (or "P Divvy" to those in the know); former television anchor Riaan Cruywagen (the newsreader that never ages); comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout (known for his colourful jerseys and wacky hairdo) and singer Kurt Darren (who was on the panel that roasted Somizi) are among celebrities who will join SuzelleDIY.

From wacky weather to major bike trick blowouts, the ridiculous rules in this clip show.

Better Call Saul 4

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 21h50
Genre: Drama

Better Call Saul 4

This season, Chuck's death catalyzes Jimmy McGill's transformation into Saul Goodman.

In the wake of his loss, Jimmy takes steps into the criminal world that will put his future as a lawyer - and his relationship with Kim - in jeopardy.

Chuck's death deeply affects former colleagues Howard and Kim as well, putting the two of them once again on opposite sides of a battle sparked by the Brothers McGill.

Meanwhile, Mike Ehrmantraut takes a more active role as Madrigal Electromotive's newest (and most thorough) security consultant.

It's a volatile time to be in Gus Fring's employ, as Hector's collapse sends shock waves throughout the Albuquerque underworld and throws the cartel into chaos - tearing apart both Gus and Nacho's well-laid plans.

While Gus changes course, Nacho finds himself in the crosshairs of deadly forces.

Burn Notice 6

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 21h35
Genre: Action, Drama

Burn Notice 6

Now that he's defeated the group of people that burned him, Michael continues to piece his life back together, while watching out for anyone that still has him in their crosshairs.

He continues to use his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.

Season 6 picks up after Fiona turned herself in on charges of terrorism to save Michael from an extreme case of blackmail.

With Fiona in federal custody, Michael and his crew must band together to rescue their friend from a lifetime prison sentence.

In the Season 6 premiere, "Scorched Earth": With Fiona now in custody and facing an old foe inside prison, Michael pulls out all the stops to take on Anson.

TVSA Show Page: Burn Notice 6

Legendary Locations 2

Channel: Travel Channel (DStv 179)
TX Time: 19h55
Genre: Travel

Legendary Locations 2

Explorer and historian Josh Gates goes on a journey to some of the most iconic places on the planet.

In each episode he immerses himself in the legends that made these destinations famous and reveals surprising twists to their tales.

Coming up, Josh highlights locations where people's passions were transformed into lasting legacies, such as the part of Boston which inspired a young author to write his most terrifying tale.

And, he explores stories where human perseverance paid off such as the tragic Salem witch trial, which led to a lasting change in the United States justice system.

Whatever the place or story, Josh will reveal what truly made them legendary.

The Rookie

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama, Police Procedural

The Rookie

Starting over isn't easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer.

As the force's oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

If he can't keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he'll be risking lives including his own.

But if he can use his life experience, determination and sense of humour to give him an edge, he may just become a success in this new chapter of his life.

Salvage Hunters: The Restorers

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality

Salvage Hunters: The Restorers

Reveals the work of the skilled craftspeople who bring Drew Pritchard's finds back to life. With demanding customers and high turnover, their hard work turns trash to treasure.

In the series premiere, the artisan restorers behind Drew's antiques empire save an iconic Eames lounge chair.

Also, they revive an unusual 90-year old oil lamp and a glamourous steam trunk.

Doctor in the House

Channel: CBS Reality (DStv 132)
TX Time: 18h40
Genre: Lifestyle, Reality Makeover, Docu-Reality

Doctor in the House

Three normal families invite a doctor into their lives for two months, to undergo the health makeover of a lifetime.

Filmed observationally, the doctor investigates every aspect of each family's lives by living alongside them - following them to work, relaxing with them at home, eating with them and even staying in their homes overnight to observe their sleep patterns.

Via a series of rigorous observations, medical tests and surprise visits, the doctor delivers a hard-hitting health diagnosis for the families.

Then, launching into a full-scale campaign to turn their unhealthy lifestyles around, he puts a range of simple and effective changes into effect.

But will each family stick to the regime?

After just a few weeks of consultancy, the doctor will repeat the tests that he carried out at the start of the process to see just how much their health has improved.

Beat Bobby Flay 15

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 19h55
Genre: Food, Reality Competition

Beat Bobby Flay 15

Two talented cooks go head-to-head in an epic cooking battle, with the winner then taking on celebrity chef and restauranteur Bobby Flay in this culinary competition series.

Each episode, the contestants must impress the guest judges with their cooking, and the one who does the best gets the opportunity to face the master, Bobby Flay.

To give them a fighting chance against such an experienced and successful chef, the contestant chooses what recipe they and Bobby make, before the judges decide whose was best.

Coming up, Bobby is challenged to make a variety of dishes like a giant seafood sandwich, ropa vieja, chocolate tart and loco moco. Can any of these brave challengers beat Bobby at his own game?

In the Season 15 premiere, "Windy City Wants More": The winds of fortune are blowing for Toronto's David Adjey and Chicago's Cory Morris.

It's up to Chopped judge Scott Conant and Internet star Hannah Hart to decide who goes up against Bobby.

Dodo Heroes

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Wildlife, Docu-Reality

Dodo Heroes

For animal lovers everywhere, this family series features inspiring stories of animals in dire need from around the world — and the people who help them.

Each episode reveals the deep bonds between all kinds of animals and the everyday individuals who protect and save them.

Former British Royal Marine, Pen Farthing, has devoted his life to reuniting more than 700 street dogs with the soldiers who adopted them in Afghanistan.

There's also an Australian family whose mission is to rescue injured baby koalas from the disastrous winter cyclone season.

Plus, Derrick Campana works tirelessly to build custom prosthetics for animals of all sizes – from elephants to rabbits.


Channel: ST Novela E (StarSat 127)
TX Time: 19h50
Genre: Telenovela


Separated by a fire that destroyed their home and took their parents' lives, Juliana and Katrina turn from sisters to strangers. They each start a new life after getting adopted by two different families who live hundreds of miles apart.

While Juliana decides to keep her name and identity, Katrina changes hers to Samantha. Years later, their worlds collide when Juliana coincidentally falls in love with Gael, Samantha's ex-boyfriend.

Fueled by jealousy, Samantha hatches a plan to kill Juliana, not knowing she is her long lost sister.

Instinct 2

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Thriller, Drama

Instinct 2

This season, NYPD consultant Dylan Reinhart is reinstated after being put on leave, just in time to join his partner, NYPD detective Lizzie Needham, on their new case: the "Sleeping Beauty Killer".

In the Season 2 premiere, "Stay Gold": Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of a successful businesswoman who attempted to prolong the lifespan of humans.

Also, Dylan and Andy look to continue their adoption search, and Detective Ryan Stock from Nebraska arrives to hunt for a potential serial killer.


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