New on TV today: Wednesday 20 November

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 20 Nov 2019
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Ghosted: Love Gone Missing

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Reality

Ghosted: Love Gone Missing

"Bachelorette" sweetheart Rachel Lindsay and recording artist Travis Mills host this eight-episode docuseries, in which they help distraught individuals track down and confront a former lover, friend, or family member in an effort to uncover the harsh realities of why they "ghosted" them.

The term "Ghosting," the act of ending a relationship by abruptly cutting off communication without explanation, was born out of the current ever-changing digital landscape.

The investigative series explores how social media has connected the world more than ever, while also undercutting our ability to deeply connect and communicate.

Rachel and Travis meet the haunted and come up with theories about the cause behind the ghosting. Then they look for leads in order to track down the ghost.

Finally, the truth is revealed during a confrontation between the two parties.

The Amazing Race 30

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Reality Competition

The Amazing Race 30

More than 600 Racers have traveled over 1-million miles in 29 seasons, but for the 30th Race around the world, this edition boasts some of the most competitive and accomplished teams to ever take on the Race.

Teams include IndyCar drivers Alex Rossi and Conor Daly; retired NBA All-Stars Cedric Ceballos and Shawn Marion; X-Games champions Kristi Leskinen and Jen Hudak; nationally ranked debaters Henry Zhang and Evan Lynyak; Big Brother power couple Cody Nickson and Jessica Graf; competitive eaters Joey Chestnut and Tim Janus, among others.

Teams begin their adventure in Washington Square Park in New York City and immediately travel to their first destination, Iceland, where they must traverse a massive canyon high above the Geitargljufur River.

Along the Race, teams will travel to 10 countries, 21 cities and over 29,000 miles in the quest to cross the finish line of The Amazing Race first and win the one million dollar prize.

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator

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

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator

This documentary charts the rise and fall of hot yoga founder Bikram Choudhury as his global empire is born and disturbing revelations come to light.

Arriving in Beverly Hills from Calcutta, India in the early 1970s, Choudhury quickly cultivated a celebrity following and built a global fitness empire that furnished him with extreme wealth.

But by the 2010s, as numerous sexual abuse allegations emerged and stories of his aggressive, cult-like training environment surfaced, the lawsuits started to mount and Choudhury's unorthodox teaching style became front-page news.

The Netflix original documentary shines a light on the stories of the women who took him down and explores the contradiction of how this healing discipline could simultaneously help and hurt so many.


Channels in this post: MTV Africa, Vuzu, Netflix South Africa


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