One World: Together at Home
Vuzu (DStv 116)
This special broadcast aims to celebrate and support healthcare workers, to feature real-life experiences from doctors, nurses and families around the world.
The broadcast will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert.
Also, friends from Sesame Street will be on hand to help unify and inspire people around the world to take meaningful actions that increase support for the global COVID-19 response.
In addition, the special will also be a multi-hour digital broadcast streaming online on multiple global platforms, including Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
This digital special will include additional artists and performances from all over the globe as well as unique stories from the world's healthcare heroes.
Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the special will bring together stars of the world on one stage with performances and appearances by the following, among others:
David & Victoria Beckham
Idris and Sabrina Elba
LL Cool J
Samuel L. Jackson
Sarah Jessica Parker
Shah Rukh Khan
South African artists taking part are Black Coffee, Cassper Nyovest, Nomzamo Mbatha and Sho Madjozi.
The special will repeat on the following channels:
Sunday 19 April
National Geographic (DStv 181) and FOX Life (DStv 126)
E! (DStv 124)
MTV (DStv 130) and MTV base (DStv 322
Monday 20 April
BET (DStv 129) and Comedy Central (DStv 122)
The Launch 2
Reality Competition, Music
Unsigned artists audition for a panel of top tier music industry talent, who choose two of the artists to each record their own version of a new original song written by a chart-topping songwriter.
The panel of music producers and big name talent then mentor the artists, helping them to find their own sound - with intense workshops, gruelling recording sessions and sharing backstage secrets, all designed to give them what they need to stand out.
After just 48 hours the artists face one final test – they must perform their versions of the original song in front of a live audience.
The panel then choose one artist and their song to launch, releasing it live immediately after each episode.
Handpicked from thousands of applicants, these artists represent some of the best talent that Canada has to offer across a variety of musical genres including pop, rock, country, soul, folk and more.
HISTORY (DStv 186)
At a time when blatant acts of anti-Semitism, homophobia and racism appear to be on the rise, these four hours document the current state of hate in America.
We will find and explore the lives of characters who have experienced hate in their own lives and have emerged from that experience transformed to spread a positive message.
Dr. Pimple Popper 4
TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)
Dr. Sandra Lee, also known as Dr. Pimple Popper, is a dermatological surgeon who treats unusual skin conditions and removes growths from her patient's skin.
Dr. Lee treats patients battling with unsightly cysts, lymphomas, skin tags, lumps and potentially life-threatening skin ailments.
In the new season, she treats a patient who has battled with her self-confidence and bullying after living with bumps on her face for almost 20 years.
She also attends the case of man with a large bump on his head that he has coined as his own "on/off switch".
Silwerskermfees 2019: Vervroegde Aftrede
kykNET (DStv 144)
Short Film, Afrikaans
After a minor stroke, Detective Martinus Fouché has to move into a nursing home for full-time care.
But among paranoid old people who see crooks around every corner, is he still sharp enough to spot the real undercover events?
1Magic (DStv 103)
Genetic discovery and the search for identity are the twin themes at the heart of the series, which is hosted by Nimrod Nkosi, who takes on the roles of mediator and investigator.
Utatakho is centered on bringing resolution and understanding to the difficult topic of absent fathers.
Using in-depth interviews, the series explores the motivations, doubts and hopes of the three most central people in each episode – father, mother and child.
In Season 8, Nimrod is once again helping people track down their fathers and reuniting long-lost family members.
In the Season 8 premiere: According to Nkosenhle, his late mother revealed that his father is the late Bheki Khumalo.
However, his family has rejected the claims, stating that he does not belong to the Khumalo Family.
TVSA Show Page: Utatakho 8