New on TV today: Friday 11 October

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 11 Oct 2019
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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

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

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Aaron Paul reprises his Emmy-winning role in this film written and directed by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan as a continuation of the television series.

In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.

The Twilight Zone

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy, Thriller, Drama

The Twilight Zone

Enter another dimension with this modern re-imagining of the 1959 classic series.

The Twilight Zone anthology series brings the original show's legacy of socially conscious storytelling to modern-day audiences, exploring the human condition and holding a lens up to the culture of our times.

In the series premiere, "The Comedian": A stand-up comic incorporates details about people he knows into his routines, unaware that every joke results in someone being erased from existence.

La Colombiana

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

La Colombiana

Ángela is a young Colombian doctor who moves to Chile with her son, escaping from a bad relationship. She can't practice medicine in Chile, as she doesn't have a required license.

In the neighbourhood where she lives, she is discriminated against by her grumpy neighbour Pedro, who doesn't like foreigners.

He is separated from his wife Trini, a xenophobic and unscrupulous woman, with whom he has two daughters.

When she tells him that she will remarry, Pedro realises that he still loves her and is trying to win her back.

The new Colombian neighbour is ready to help him, but an unexpected thing happens: can she find happiness with grumpy Pedro?

The Culture

TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Lifestyle, Music

The Culture

An urban youth lifestyle show, The Culture defines itself as "the exploration of progressive, involved, curious, opinionated and informed South African youth".

The show is presented by five YFM personalities: Morning Drive show host DJ AnkleTap, Khutso Theledi, duo Nia Brown and Mthaux, as well as afternoon drive time host DJ Sabby.

The show features a mobile TV studio that aims to capture the essence of the ever-evolving, alluring and dynamic South African lifestyle culture.

Each episode delves into the fashion, food, entertainment, tech and music scenes.

The first episode goes into the mind of Nadia Nakai as she tells us about what it means to be a "bad bad", and the term "street barber" takes on a new twist as DJ Sabby visits the uber suave RocketsMan.

Dead Gorgeous

Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 16h00
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Comedy-Drama

Dead Gorgeous

The adventures of three beautiful, strong-willed teenaged sisters – who just happen to be ghosts.

It all began in 1861, when the three Ainsworth girls died in a tragic coach accident. However, as Rebecca, Sophie, and Hazel find out, death is no longer an obstacle to them.

Having been granted a second shot at life by the all-mighty Ghost Council, the sisters must learn to live life to the fullest... well, as much as a dead person can.

The sisters return 150 years later to find their grand house has been turned into a private boarding school.

Unable to reveal their secret, the sisters are forced to fit into the 21st century as students in the school that used to be their home.

As three refined, old fashioned young ladies, they are baffled by modern life but with the help of their ghost-guardian Agatha, and a motley selection of ghosts, they must manage to survive the challenges modern culture brings.

No matter how hard they try to blend in with the crowd, Rebecca, Sophie and Hazel can't help but stand out in a world filled with foreign objects like television, iPods, computers and boys.

Ross Kemp: Back on the Frontline

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Documentary Series

Ross Kemp: Back on the Frontline

It is 10 years on from 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan.

Ross Kemp returns to Britain's front line and is embedded with Whiskey Company 45 Commando Royal Marines. These are some of Britain's toughest soldiers.

Over the course of this five-part series, Ross seeks to find out what happened during the 10 years Britain has been fighting the Taliban.

Dirty Tricks

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 19h20
Genre: Docu-Reality

Dirty Tricks

Social media phenomenon Ryan Tricks is a mind reader and a magician.

But his kind of magic is not about pulling rabbits out of hats or waving a magic wand.

In this series, Ryan takes magic to a darker place, using street magic to teach the public just how easily they can be conned by complete strangers.

From exposing how vulnerable people are in a crowd in Notting Hill Carnival to demonstrating how to keep drinks safe on a night out, he reveals to shocking effect how magicians use the exact same techniques as scammers, con artists and hackers to perform their tricks.

Insatiable 2

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

Insatiable 2

Insatiable is a dark, twisted revenge comedy starring Debby Ryan, Dallas Roberts, and Alyssa Milano.

For years, Patty (Ryan) has been bullied, ignored and underestimated by those around her because of her weight.

But now that she finds herself suddenly thin, Patty is out for payback against anyone who has ever made her feel bad about herself.

Bob Armstrong (Roberts), a disgraced attorney whose true passion is coaching beauty pageant contestant, is the only one who sees Patty's potential, and takes her under his wing - first as a legal client, and then as a pageant contestant whom he coaches toward becoming the top pageant queen in the country.

But Bob and his wife Coralee (Milano) have no idea how deep Patty's rage goes, or how far she will go to exact revenge on anyone who has ever wronged her.

Bullies beware: payback's a bitch, revenge is sweet, and if you cross Patty, you'll be her next treat.

The Big Bang Theory 12

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Comedy

The Big Bang Theory 12

Final season!

In the Season 12 premiere: "The Conjugal Configuration" - Sheldon and Amy's honeymoon runs aground in New York, while Penny and Leonard discover they are uncomfortably similar to Amy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fowler.

Also, Koothrappali insults physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and starts a Twitter war.

TVSA Show Page: The Big Bang Theory 12

Fast N' Loud 15

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Docu-Reality, Motoring

Fast N' Loud 15

This season, Richard is putting everything on the line in hopes of taking Gas Monkey Garage to new heights and a new level of success in the hotrod world.

These episodes bring incredible builds, iconic stunts and record payouts along with a set of new challenges that will put Gas Monkey Garage to the ultimate test.

With builds bigger than ever before, Richard's team wrestles with intricate projects, impossible deadlines and Richard's demanding standards.

In the season premiere, the crew attempts to recreate the iconic chase scene from the movie Bullitt, where Steve McQueen's '69 Mustang Fastback rips through the streets of San Francisco, with Chad McQueen himself joining the team to recreate the epic scene.

The new season will also feature a partnership with HGTV and The Brady Bunch to build a station wagon, with Barry Williams spearheading an incredible surprise for the entire Brady kids cast.

Going where no Monkey has gone before, the team also gives a '79 Scout II a super overhaul and turns a '52 Chevy into a vintage NASCAR winner.

Throughout the season, Richard and the Monkeys will take on one of the most daunting builds ever as they attempt to create a monumental rebuild of a '72 Riviera supercar.

Richard is taking Gas Monkey Garage in a new direction and pushing the boundaries on builds more than ever before, but will these elaborate builds prove to be too much for the Monkeys to handle?

Snapped 10

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 22h20
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

Snapped 10

This hit true crime series profiles the fascinating cases of women accused of murder.

Whether the motivation was revenge against a cheating husband, the promise of a hefty insurance payoff, or putting an end to years of abuse, the reasons are as varied as the women themselves.

In the Season 10 premiere, "Teresa Stone": Teresa Stone and her lover, a pastor, devise a deadly plan to kill Teresa's husband in March 2010 so they can continue their relationship.

Haunted 2

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

Haunted 2

Haunted gives a chilling glimpse into the first-person accounts from people who have witnessed horrifying, peculiar, extraordinary supernatural events and other unexplained phenomenons that continue to haunt them.

In an all-new season of true-life terror, real people recount unsettling run-ins with demons, ghosts and more, as told via dramatic re-enactments.


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