New on TV today: Sunday 15 March

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 15 Mar 2020
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Earth's Seasonal Secrets

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Nature, Wildlife, Documentary Series

Earth's Seasonal Secrets

A show that celebrates the extraordinary nature of the four magnificent seasons on Planet Earth, and how animals and plants rise to the new challenges they bring.

In each episode, we visit a different season, each with its own magical and dramatic personality, and reveal how different animal characters must find their own extraordinary ways to make it through.

Through all the seasons, animals need to find enough to eat, find partners, raise their families, deal with the tumultuous weather and they have astonishing tricks to overcome what each season throws at them, and thrive.

The series is narrated by Sherlock star Andrew Scott.

Episode 1: Spring

Documentary exploring wildlife and plants throughout the year. This programme focuses on the spring, when hibernating animals awake and many species search for mates.

Episode 2: Summer

The documentary exploring wildlife and plants throughout the year continues with a look at how the natural world reacts to the arrival of summer.

Episode 3: Autumn

The arrival of autumn sees chipmunks and beavers stash their winter supplies, animals from musk oxen to beetles battling for mates and gannet chicks facing life's first challenges.

Episode 4: Winter

The arrival of winter, exploring how animals and plants rise to the challenges the coldest season brings.

Women of Impact: Changing the World

Channel: National Geographic Channel (DStv 181)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary

Women of Impact: Changing the World

It all starts with one question: How will you make the world a better place?

From household names to rising stars, meet the women who are changing our world.

They live among primates in the jungle, dive the oceans for clues to the health of our planet, discover our human origins in African caves and test new technologies in outer space.

They break glass ceilings in newsrooms, boardrooms, courtrooms and classrooms.

The documentary features interviews with more than 40 boundary-breaking, history-making women including Sylvia Earle, Melinda Gates, Rae Wynn-Grant, Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Jane Goodall, Dian Vossey, Jacinda Ardern and Beverly Joubert.

Women are reshaping our world and how we see it. And here are their stories.

America's Super-Snake

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182)
TX Time: 18h50
Genre: Wildlife, Documentary

America's Super-Snake

The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake calls Texas and Mexico home, and is arguably the snake responsible for the most snake bites in both regions.

This documentary takes a look at the Female Western Diamondback Rattlesnake and how this serpent faces countless challenges in order to survive the harsh desert summer and leave a new generation of rattlers in her wake.


Actors in this post: Andrew Scott


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