New on TV today: Thursday 7 November

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 07 Nov 2019
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Flip or Flop Fort Worth

Channel: HGTV (DStv 177)
TX Time: 20h15
Genre: Reality Makeover, Reality, Home Improvement

Flip or Flop Fort Worth

The Texas real estate market is red hot and husband-and-wife flippers Andy and Ashley Williams are all over it.

This series follows the military veterans turned real estate investors as they buy some of Fort Worth's most rundown properties and transform them into stunning family homes.

With tight budgets and tighter timelines, every house is a bumpy ride from the buy to the fix to the sell.

Whether it's a rundown ranch-style house, a charming cottage that has seen better days or a suburban home with weak foundations, this experienced couple have the experience to see the potential and the determination to see the renovation and selling journey through.

Strip the Cosmos 3

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 20h10
Genre: Science, Nature

Strip the Cosmos 3

There are some questions that have baffled mankind for centuries; and when it comes to the universe, new mysteries continue to unfold.

How are supermassive black holes formed? Where do mysterious skyscraper-sized asteroids come from and what is the hidden history of the moon?

Using the latest CGI technology, this series delves into the mysteries of the universe by making it possible to peer under the surface of a star or journey into the heart of a black hole.

With expert analysis the series follows exciting scientific missions up close as they reveal the structure, origins and destiny of the universe.

In the Season 3 premiere, "Mystery of the Alien Asteroid": Scientists have spotted their first ever interstellar visitor - a mysterious asteroid like object the size and shape of a skyscraper.

They dub it 'Oumoumua', the messenger from afar.

Where did this bizarre thing come from? Is it a threat to Earth? Could it even be an alien spaceship sent to explore our corner of the galaxy?

Cutting edge CGI brings Oumoumua to life as astronomers scramble to unlock its secrets.

Scientists are desperate to unlock the secrets of the alien asteroid but it's a race against the clock, because it's is on a one-way ticket back into the void.

In the second episode of the weekly double bill, "Hunt for the Missing Black Holes": Supermassive Black Holes can rip apart planets and stars, but scientists had no idea where they came from.

How does the Universe crush 7-billion sun's worth of material into a single point in space?

Today, investigators are getting answers. Astronomers are seeing tantalising glimpses of an entirely new type of black hole, so-called 'seed' black holes.

Stunning CGI reveals our Universe might be teaming with these mysterious seeds.

Could they be the building blocks of supermassive black holes? And might seed black holes hold the key to unlocking the history of our galaxy, the Milky Way?

The Good Place 3

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Comedy

The Good Place 3

Thanks to some kind of error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman, enters the afterlife and is sent to the Good Place - which is definitely not where she belongs.

While hiding in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who is unaware that he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within.

In the Season 3 premiere, "Everything Is Bonzer! Part 1":  Michael intervenes in the near-death accidents of Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason on Earth, in hopes that a second chance at life allows them to become better versions of themselves.

90 Day Fiancé 7

Channel: TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality

90 Day Fiancé 7

For these international couples, love has no boundaries - but their relationships are tested like never before as they travel to the US on K-1 visas to live with their prospective partners for the first time.

The couples must marry before their visas expire in 90 days or the foreign partner must leave the country and return home.

In addition to living together, the couples must overcome language barriers, culture shock and sceptical friends and family, all against a ticking clock that starts the moment they step foot on US soil.

As they take a gamble on a cross-border romance, the series follows the couples every step of the way as they prepare to embark on a new life together - for better or worse.

The stakes are high as these uncertain relationships are ultimately forced to make a life-changing decision.

Will their love be greater than the distance between them?

In the Season 7 premiere: Emily and Sasha wait in Russia for Sasha's visa and Emily's waters to break. And, Anna and Mursel fell in love using a translation app, and now he's moving to the US.

UFOs: The Lost Evidence 2

Channel: Discovery Family (DStv 136 / StarSat 222)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Documentary Series

UFOs: The Lost Evidence 2

The evidence that UFOs have tracked - and possibly influenced - modern man extends back thousands of years.

From the very first unexplained statues and symbols found deep in South America, to new imagery on the surface of Mars, the similarities in this body of evidence are compelling.

This series reveals the chilling accounts of current and former government officials, pilots, astronauts and astrophysicists, exposing new evidence of UFO contact as they examine fascinating mysteries.

Are the world's rapid technological innovations the result of human effort alone, or have extra-terrestrials gifted them to our planet?

Investigators reveal the secret history of US presidents and their knowledge of UFOs; do they know more than we think?

These are just some of the questions explored in the series, delving deep to examine an unsettling possibility: that man's contact with UFOs is deeper and more far-reaching than ever imagined.


Actors in this post: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson

Channels in this post: HGTV, Vuzu, TLC Entertainment


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