New on TV today: Sunday 21 June

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 21 Jun 2020
Favourite this post

My Kid's Smarter Than Me

Channel: CBS Reality (DStv 132)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Documentary

My Kid's Smarter Than Me

First-person stories detailing the challenges, joys, hardships, and daily dramas faced by ordinary families who are raising child geniuses.

According to Mensa, the high IQ society, the average person has an IQ of 100. An IQ over 140 is considered genius. Albert Einstein reportedly had an IQ of 160.

What is the hidden nature of genius? How can families balance their abilities with the challenges of growing up?

Dynasties: The Families that Changed the World

Channel: CuriosityStream (DStv 185)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Documentary Series, History

Dynasties: The Families that Changed the World

Across four episodes, Dynasties delves into the inner workings of the world's most powerful and intriguing families.

Each episode is built around a theme in which 6-8 families are explored.

Every story is self contained, but an overarching narrative relevant to the theme ties them together, revealing stories about them from the late 19th century to today.

Dynasties combines expert commentary with news archive to explore fame, its pitfalls and benefits of families who have lived their lives in the limelight.

We delve into the past and present, tracing these inimitable dynasties from their sometimes humble origins all the way to their modern day successes and powerful presence across global politics (Bhutto, Gandhi/Nehru), cinema and music (Chaplin, Coppola, Iglesias), business (Rockefeller, Murdoch, Rothschild) and more.


Fame can break down barriers. It can transcend culture and race. Death is never the end, so long as there is money to be made.

The Jacksons broke down racial barriers, but the pressure of success fractured the family. Francis Ford Coppola gambled as a filmmaker, affecting his whole family.


Nothing and everything is personal in business dynasties. Families are bound together or pushed apart as patriarchs and matriarchs lead the way, or let others take the fall.

Business is just business. But a name is everything.


Kennedy. Kim. Bhutto. Gandhi-Nehru. Just a few of the political dynasties that have been at the forefront of generations of war and revolution.

But, having a revered name does not guarantee the survival of an individual.


Channels in this post: CBS Reality, CuriosityStream


Only TVSA members can reply to this thread. Click here to login or register.


The Way To Paradise 2 Teasers - August 2020

Pregnancy checks, drugging leading to sex and more!

Iron Rose 2 Teasers - August 2020

A fatal shoot-out unites Altagracia and León.

New on TV today: Tuesday 14 July

Spoorloos is back on kykNET with a new cast and story as three police dramas return to M-Net.

Moja Love responds to queries about #icanact open casting call

Is there a short list? What's happening with the audition applications? The answer to your questions.

Lithapo Teasers - August 2020

A mystery suitcase is opened, secrets are revealed and Pabi must deal with her Senzo/Nolo sandwich.

New on TV today: Monday 13 July

Predict My Future on CuriosityStream docuseries or join the Animal Kingdom on

New on TV today: Sunday 12 July

Ivor en die Verskilmakers starts on VIA and Two and a Half Men returns to eExtra.

Council of Dads (Season 1)

So what happens when a family man fights a grave illness, faces death, and is worried about how his wife and five kids are gonna carry on without him? He has a ...

New on TV today: Saturday 11 July

Somizi & Mohale: The Union comes to Wethu, the final season of Supernatural starts on M-Net City and Khabodacious returns to SABC2.

2020 SAMAs: Music Video and Record of the Year nominees

The SAMA public voting categories have been announced and the choice of Best Video cannot be taken lightly.


More activity at TVSA Central




You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.