New on TV today: Friday 27 September

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 27 Sep 2019
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The Politician

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

The Politician

Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States.

But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.

To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image.

Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, The Politician offers a comedic and satirical glimpse into just what it takes to make a politician.

The series stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange, among others.

Kimora: House of Fab

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Docu-Reality, Fashion

Kimora: House of Fab

Follows the day-to-day life at JustFab, an online fashion website for which style guru Kimora Lee Simmons was hired in 2011 after the company raised $33-million in first round capital.

Kimora gives a behind the scenes look into the fast-paced world of JustFab, a destination for women looking for affordable shoes, handbags and accessories in the latest trends.

Named President and Creative Director of JustFab, Kimora is set on leaving her mark. However, in order to move the company to the next level of fabulosity, she'll need the support of the colourful JustFab staff who rival her over-the-top personality.

Kimora: House of Fab follows these style savvy professionals as they work to bring affordable fashion to the digital forefront.

From ad campaigns, celebrity events and New York Fashion week - it's a glimpse into the high tech world of a fashion dot-com and the fiercely chic employees who make it all come together.

TVSA Show Page: Kimora: House of Fab

Love Island USA

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 23h05
Genre: Dating Game Show, Reality Competition, Reality

Love Island USA

The U.S. version of the international reality show filled with romance and relationships begins as a group of single "Islanders" come together in a stunning villa in Fiji, ready to embark on a summer of love, friendships and, ultimately, relationships.

Every few days the Islanders must couple-up - those who fail to find a partner to couple up with risk being dumped from the island.

Islanders are on the lookout for romance, but the road to love doesn't always run smoothly.

Challenges abound with new Islander arrivals and dramatic twists as friendships and relationships form.

In addition to choosing their partners wisely, Islanders must also win the hearts of viewers who have the opportunity to shape events on screen and ultimately crown one lucky couple the winner, who will then have the chance to walk away with both love and the cash prize.

Duff Takes the Cake

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 20h20
Genre: Food, Docu-Reality

Duff Takes the Cake

Baltimore baking legend Duff Goldman and his team of decorators, designers and builders at Charm City Cakes don't just make cakes: they make dreams come true with their incredible creations.

They work around the clock to make epic, show-stopping cakes for milestone events and parties for their social media followers.

This series follows Duff and his crew as from design to delivery, as they face the additional challenge of transporting these extra-special creations to a variety of venues and locations both on time and intact.

Whatever the job, nothing is impossible for Duff, whose core belief is that if you can dream it, he and his team can create it.

Bones 7

Channel: Universal TV (DStv 117)
TX Time: 19h10
Genre: Drama, Police Procedural

Bones 7

In the Season 7 premiere, "The Memories in the Shallow Grave": When the Jeffersonian team identifies the remains of a woman found in a paintball field, they discover two missing-persons reports in her file.

Booth and Sweets interrogate the victim's husband (guest star Brad Greenquist) and learn that she suffered from amnesia.

When squint Wendell Bray (guest star Michael Grant Terry) learns that the victim also survived a bullet wound, inconsistencies in her medical records uncover a surprising crime linked to her murder.

Meanwhile, Brennan and Booth adjust to their new life as an expectant couple and deal with the forthcoming changes in their home life.

TVSA Show Page: Bones 7

Safeword 2

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Game Show, Comedy

Safeword 2

Based off the U.K. format, celebrity guests partner with superstar comedians to help them play a series of games in front a live audience.

The star-studded season features Kevin Hart, Damien Dante Wayans, Ludacris, Marlon Wayans, Kelly Rowland, Nelly, LaLa Anthony, Amber Rose, 13 Reasons Why castmates Ross Butler and Justin Prentice, Charlamagne Tha God, Drake Bell, Lil' Rel Howery, Jermaine Fowler and more.

In each episode, the celebrity guests will partner with comedians including Carly Aquilino, Sam Jay, Ricky Velez, Leonard Ouzts, Taylor Tomlinson, Akaash Singh, Matt Pavich and Sherry Cola, who help them play a series of games in front a live audience.

Throughout multiple rounds, the teams go head-to-head daring each other in a variety of challenges including social media games that have already stirred up quite a bit of controversy.

In the spirit of a friendly comedy roast, the celebs are tasked with taking the heat, but can always stop the pain by using their "safeword".

All Round to Mrs Brown's 2

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Talk Show, Comedy

All Round to Mrs Brown's 2

Irish comedy talk show created by and starring Brendan O'Carroll with his family and other cast members from his original comedy show, Mrs. Brown's Boys.

Mrs Brown opens the doors to her house for a Saturday night entertainment show in which she and the family are joined by celebrity guests.

Agnes is about to open the door of her very familiar family home, as mammy makes mischief with celebrity guests, surprise audience shenanigans and outrageous stunts, all in front of a live studio audience... what could possibly go wrong?

The second season opens with two Christmas specials, the first of which is called "Mammy's A**". Agnes is depressed because her son is on a mission in Canada and he can't come home for Christmas.


Shows in this post: Kimora: House of Fab, Bones


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