New on TV today: Friday 12 June

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 12 Jun 2020
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Channel: / eNCA (DStv 402)
TX Time: 18h30 / 20h30
Genre: Talk Show, Current Affairs


Former Carte Blanche stalwart Devi Sankaree Govender debuts her own show called Devi, airing Friday nights on both and eNCA.
Bringing her sense of humour and straight-talking approach to the talk show format, Devi will take you into the lives of a range of guests each week.

Conceived as an antidote to what Devi calls the "panic and negativity" brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, the tone of the show will be "in your face".
According to Devi: "You will be outraged. You will laugh. You will be inspired while we keep it very real."
Devi will air every Friday night, premiering on at 18h30 and on eNCA (DStv 402) at 20h30.

Jo Koy: In His Elements

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00
Genre: Comedy, Special, Talk Show, Variety

Jo Koy: In His Elements

Jo Koy brings the laughs and beats to Manila, spotlighting local culture in a one-of-a-kind show featuring Filipino American comedians, DJs and B-boys.

For the first time ever, comedian Jo Koy takes Netflix to the Philippines in his new special.

Koy celebrates his heritage by telling jokes about life as a Filipino-American while highlighting the culture of Manila.

Koy uses this opportunity to shine a light on other Filipino-American performers by welcoming to the stage breakdancer Ronnie, Grammy-winning producer !llmind, singer/songwriter Iñigo Pascual, and comedians Andrew Lopez, Joey Guila and Andrew Orolfo.

MasterChef Australia 11

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

MasterChef Australia 11

The battle is on to find the most promising, undiscovered culinary talent in Australia, as ambitious kitchen enthusiasts take on demanding challenges in their bid to prove they have what it takes to become Australian MasterChef.

The competition starts with auditions, following which the top 50 travel to Sydney where they are put through their paces in a variety of challenges as they compete for a place in the final 24.

The final 24 must learn fast and up their game as they are challenged with cooking from a mystery box of ingredients, cooking the same menu as their competitors and hoping to come out top, and taking part in tasks that are completely outside of their comfort zone.

In the Season 11 premiere, "Auditions Part 1": Auditionees cook their dishes within an hour to secure their places in the Top 24.

Eighteen hopefuls received aprons with three votes from the judges, and 13 contestants with one or two "yes" votes have to cook again for the six remaining spots in the competition.

TVSA Show Page: MasterChef Australia 11

Dating Around 2

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00, all episodes
Genre: Reality, Dating Game Show

Dating Around 2

In each episode of flirtations and fails, one real-life single navigates five blind dates.

The mission: Find one match worthy of a second date.

Every episode, one single goes on five first dates filled with flirty banter, awkward exchanges and moments of true connection.

Who will get a second date?

Monster Fish: Extreme Sharks

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182 / StarSat 221)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Wildlife, Nature, Documentary

Monster Fish: Extreme Sharks

Zeb Hogan knows fish. And he's taking on his most ambitious task yet - entering the realm of the shark to find the ultimate Monster Fish.

On his journey, Zeb encounters fearsome bull sharks, freaky hammerheads and giant whale sharks, and dispels myths about these creatures along the way.

F is for Family 4

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Animation, Comedy

F is for Family 4

Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV.

From comedian Bill Burr, F is for Family transports viewers back to the 1970s, a time when political correctness, helicopter parenting and indoor smoking bans weren't part of anyone's vocabulary, let alone the norm.

This season, while Frank deals with an unwelcome visit from his estranged father, Sue pursues New Age pregnancy support, and the Murphy kids try out new personas.


Actors in this post: Devi Sankaree Govender

Channels in this post: Netflix South Africa, Vuzu, Nat Geo Wild,, eNCA


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