New on TV today: Wednesday 23 October

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 23 Oct 2019
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Peaky Blinders 5

Channel: BBC First (DStv 119)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Drama

Peaky Blinders 5

After Season 4 ended with the Shelby clan face off against American mob boss Luca Changretta, the notorious Birmingham gang are back once again to face off anyone who tries to threaten their supreme reign.

Series 5 of this crime family saga finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere.

Tommy, now a Member of Parliament, is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, and he realises that his response will affect not just his family's future but that of the entire nation.

How will he bear up with his increasingly fragile mental state? And there's sure to be more dangerous enemies and dirty money on the cards.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Travel, Food, Docu-Reality

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Chef David Chang takes his insatiable curiosity about food, culture and identity on the road, in the convivial company of fun-loving celebrity guests.

Each episode features David accompanied by a different celebrity guest exploring a single city, its culture and its cuisine.

As the pair travels through each city, they will also uncover new and surprising things about themselves.


Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 17h50
Genre: Prank Show, Comedy


From the mischievous mind of David Spade comes Fameless - a prank show that features an unsuspecting group of wannabe stars who think they have been cast on an actual reality show - and they have.

Each week, a team of improv actors takes these unwitting fame seekers on an unforgettable ride on everything from games shows, to talent competitions, to survival shows, home makeovers, and more.

Each fast-paced sketch parodies the reality TV genre with one incredible twist. All the shows are fake, but one person will think everything is real.

Half sketch show, half prank show, this comedy will take a light-hearted look at how far people will go to be famous.

Dancing with the Birds

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00
Genre: Documentary, Wildlife

Dancing with the Birds

Settling deep into tropical forests, Dancing with the Birds follows the curiosities of rarely seen birds-of-paradise as they search for a mate in spectacular fashion.

From ruffling their majestic feathers to nailing im-peck-able courtship routines, birds in paradise flaunt their best moves in hopes of landing a mate.

From the team that brought us Our Planet and narrated by Stephen Fry, this documentary offers an enchanting view of nature at its most wondrous.


Actors in this post: Michael Mosley, David Spade, Stephen Fry

Channels in this post: BBC First, Netflix South Africa, eReality


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