New on TV today: Sunday 5 April

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 05 Apr 2020
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Family Feud South Africa

TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Game Show, Comedy

Family Feud South Africa

South African version of the American game show hosted by Steve Harvey, who also hosts the local version.

Against the backdrop of a game show, Family Feud is really a family comedy with funnyman Steve Harvey embarking on a journey to learn about South Africa and its people, while two families compete to name the most popular responses to survey questions related to the country.

The family that gains the most points walks away with the prize money.

There will also be celebrity-driven episodes that include actors from two of's local flagship soapies, Scandal! and Rhythm City.

This is the first international version of the show hosted by Steve Harvey.


Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama


Action thriller television series created as an adaptation of Deon Meyer's novel of the same name which tells the story of a woman who unwittingly gets involved in an international conspiracy.

Milla Strachan (Rolanda Marais) is an abused, stay-at-home mom from Durbanville, Cape Town who leaves her husband and applies for a job as a journalist at a local paper.

Believing herself ot be working as a journalist, it turns out she's actually working for an intelligence agency called the Presidential Intelligence Agency (PIA).

Breaking the agency's protocols she starts her own investigations, leading her bosses in the right directions to solve cases.

Soon she finds herself drawn into a conspiracy involving the head of the PIA and an ex-state bodyguard in a thriller that covers the length and breadth of South Africa.

The series explosively collides in Cape Town in a plot involving organised crime, smuggled diamonds, state security, Black Rhinos, the CIA and an international terrorist plot.

Other starring cast members include Trix Vivier, Sandi Schultz, Sisanda Henna, James Gracie (formerly known as James Alexander), Ed Stoppard, Thapelo Mokoena and Emmanuel Castis.

For a full rundown of all the main characters, visit the TVSA Show Page:

TVSA Show Page: Trackers

Koortjies met Jonathan Rubain

Channel: kykNET & kie (DStv 145)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Talk Show, Religion, Music

Koortjies met Jonathan Rubain

Gospel muscian Jonathan Rubain hosts this show focusing on faith, music and spirituality, talking about everyday life issues that are close to people's hearts.

Different guests will be interviewed on the show, from local celebrities to pastors and role models in the community.

Jonathan will explore how your faith carries you through difficult times, how to be a better human being for your neighbour and will end off the evening by chatting to local celebrities.

Koortjies kicks off with a concert featuring Rubain and other artists singing gospel songs at one of their sold-out concerts.


Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Documentary Series


Hosted by broadcaster Phemelo Motene, this six-part series features interviews with prolific entrepreneurs across different fields, from business and politics to public service and creative industries.

Each episode focuses on one Titan and their individual journey to success. Phemelo poses lines of questioning designed to bring out the best from the person being interviewed.

Interspersed in the interview is pre-recorded interviews with colleagues, friends and family that provide commentary on the matters being discussed.

These interviews also provide a deeper context for the Titan, divulging more about their approach to their career and who they are to their family and friends.

The titans featured are:

Doctor Richard Maponya
Soweto's first self made billionaire

Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu
First black South African chartered accountant

Former Justice Yvonne Mokgoro
The first woman appointed to the Constitutional Court

Dr Ester Mahlangu
Africa's great art expert

Dr Judy Dlamini
Forbes Top 20 Richest Female in Africa

Bruce Fordyce
Nine times winner of the Comrades Marathon

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Channel: SundanceTV (DStv 108)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the Palestinian segregation wall in the West Bank.

Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film.

Exit Through the Gift Shop is the story of how an eccentric French shopkeeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results.

The film contains exclusive footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at work, on walls and in interview.

When Predators Attack

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Wildlife, Documentary Series

When Predators Attack

Discover the reasons behind close encounters of the predator kind - and the secrets to great escapes.

Super Serpents

Watch what unfolds when the world's most venomous snakes and largest constrictors face off against prey and people.

Ancient Predator

The world's super reptiles are on a collision course with humans. And we're no match for their prehistoric power.

Killer Claws

Catch the drama when black bears, grizzlies and giant polar bears clash with prey and people, as they face the threat of extinction in a changing climate.

Bears are iconic symbols of nature, a treasure to see in the wild; when kept at an appropriate distance.

Loyiso Gola: State of the Nation

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Comedy, Special

Loyiso Gola: State of the Nation

In his third one-man comedy special, comedian Loyiso Gola regales with musings on both the greater and lesser-spotted South African.

Known for his satirical commentary show Late Nite News, Loyiso wades through wide-ranging topics and irreverently pulls them apart with zero governability.

From his Presidential Office, Loyiso thrashes and thrills in an hour of comedy.

The special was filmed in front of a live audience in Cape Town's Grand West Casino in 2019.

Moody Beasts

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 18h15
Genre: Wildlife

Moody Beasts

Why would a bull moose cover himself in his own urine? Why would a clownfish change his sex on cue? Why would a marsupial mouse push himself to have sex until he dies?

All creatures, including us humans, are consumed by the answer. It's the powerful and mysterious chemical cocktail that's the rocket fuel of life - hormones.

Now, with three spirited one-hour specials, this series explore the secret, primal force that drives the animal kingdom - sometimes to distraction.

Welcome to the boggling and beautiful world of Moody Beasts.

Gospel Unplugged 2

Channel: SABC1
TX Time: 17h30
Genre: Music, Religion

Gospel Unplugged 2

Contemporary gospel music show comprising talk and lifestyle elements that caters exclusively to various genres of urban gospel music.

From hip hop to house and R&B gospel music, if it's gospel and it's urban - it's on the show. Each episode features music and content that is aspirational.

The karaoke insert takes guests on a ride, talking about their life's journey with God and singing along to their favourite songs.

The show also has a gospel mix in which the resident DJ spins the gospel on his set.

The show is presented by singer Mmatema Moremi.

TVSA Show Page: Gospel Unplugged 2


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