New on TV today: Monday 6 July

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 06 Jul 2020
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Deur Dik en Dun

Channel: and eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 17h30 and 20h00
Genre: Telenovela, Afrikaans

Deur Dik en Dun

An Afrikaans dub of the Turkish novela Istanbullu Gelin, also known as Evermore. It airs weekdays on at 17h30 and on eExtra at 20h00.

Deur Dik en Dun is a story of the passionate love between a wealthy businessman and a poor singer who struggles to survive in a battle against deep-rooted family traditions which prize power over romance.

Growing up without her mother and father, Süreyya must find her way in life alone. Proud and beautiful, she lives modestly with her only relative, Aunt Senem.

Working her way to graduation at a music conservatory, she becomes a talented musician. But this independent, simple life is set to be turned upside down.

The handsome and wealthy Faruk Boran transforms the young singer's life. Mesmerised by his charm, she finds herself swept up in a passionate romance and falls desperately in love.

The successful businessman is similarly smitten and keen to introduce her to his very different, privileged life in the green city of Bursa.

The Borans are among Turkey's richest and most aristocratic families, holding court in a picturesque mansion among forests.

Here, Süreyya will battle the tough family matriarch Esma Sultan, who has brought up her four sons alone. For her, protecting the family's power is everything.

Love-struck Faruk, determined to carve out a life of his own choosing, proposes marriage to Süreyya, unaware of what his mother has in store for him.

Esma has great dreams for her favourite son, and has set her heart on a different bride, one who is in her mind better suited to the family's deep-rooted traditions.

Süreyya's arrival in the mansion and news of their engagement enrages Esma.

She is a stubborn and difficult woman who will resist all Süreyya's efforts to integrate herself into the family.

The path of love leads her into a turbulent world of cruelty, deception and vengeance that will reveal her strength of character.

She succeeds in becoming the family's bride, but Esma will not remain silent in the face of this defeat.

Her next move, will show the newly married couple that the war has only just begun. She will make Süreyya pay a heavy price, triggering discord between her and Faruk.

The guile and deviousness of Esma threatens at times to destroy their relationship. She will seek to drive Süreyya out of the mansion and bring them to the brink of divorce.

But despite entering an unfamiliar world, Süreyya learns to adapt and gains strength from the love of Faruk.

The two women launch into a battle for control within the household. To survive she must be strong, as Esma has no intention of softening and accepting her.

She will set traps to try and divide the happy couple. Faruk too, will not give in easily, and pursues Süreyya whenever she flees.

The war between Süreyya and Esma will shake the 400-year-old Boran mansion to its foundations. Faruk must decide whether his loyalties lie with the family or his chosen bride.

The couple face a fierce battle between love and tradition that will test their resolve to its limits.


Deur Dik en Dun Teasers - July 2020

Nantes Kookboek met Nataniël en Erik

Channel: kykNET (DStv 144)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Food, Afrikaans

Nantes Kookboek met Nataniƫl en Erik

The brothers Le Roux are back with a new series in which they will, once more, cook up a storm.

It's all about irresistible dishes and recipes and, of course, the stories behind every meal and ingredient.

They will page through the scrapbooks Nataniël made for all the previous seasons of Die Edik van Nantes for fond memories and new inspiration.

Episodes will touch on themes like al fresco dining, tradition, castle food, the twilight hour, art and cooking.

This Is Us

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Comedy-Drama

This Is Us

Sometimes life will surprise you.

Starring Mandy Moore (A Walk to Remember), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes) and Sterling K. Brown (American Crime Story), this series follows a unique ensemble whose paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways.

We find several of them share the same birthday, and so much more than anyone would expect.

From the writer and directors of Crazy, Stupid, Love comes a modern dramedy that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.

In the series premiere, "Pilot": Rebecca goes into an early labour and Randall finds his biological father.

Meanwhile, Kevin faces a personal and professional crisis and Kate finds herself at a low point.

Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity

Channel: CuriosityStream (DStv 185)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary Series, Technology, Science

Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity

Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature's most mysterious force.

Until recently, electricity was seen as a magical power - one that could slay the living, revive the dead and bend the laws of nature.

It is now the lifeblood of the modern world, fueling our lives and underpinning every aspect of technological advancement.

Raising Babies 101 2

Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 09h00
Genre: Talk Show, Lifestyle

Raising Babies 101 2

Raising Babies 101 is a platform in which new and expectant parents and caregivers are given the opportunity to learn, converse and share experiences when it comes to raising children.

The second season will officially be expanding to three episodes a week, giving even more depth and knowledge than ever before.

Carol Ofori returns as host this season. A mother to two children, Carol and the team open up about every facet of parenthood in a relatable and educational way.

Kgomotso Christopher joins the show as the host of the Tuesday edition which focuses on toddlers and Lindo Sithole will present the Wednesday edition, focusing on the preschoolers.

Season 2 promises to be full of surprises and promises the best tips and tricks to help navigate the often-daunting task of raising babies.

It's Your Fault I'm Fat 2

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 16h40
Genre: Docu-Reality, Reality Makeover, Food

It's Your Fault I'm Fat 2

Obesity is a serious problem in the UK, and with over three million British kids obese or overweight, could their family be responsible for their unhealthy size?

This series follows six supersized teens confronting their parents to give them some hard truths, as they seek to take back control of their weight.

Each episode focuses on a family as they come face-to-face with the truth about their obesity.

Behind each story is a key motivation for wanting to lose weight; from wearing their dream prom dress, to showing their beach body on their first foreign holiday or even just having the confidence to leave the house.

But the kids aren't doing this alone; they're taking the whole family with them on their weight-loss journey.

It's an emotional rollercoaster as the families share their highs and lows, from late night sneaky fridge raids to rows with their parents as the effects of reducing their calories kick in.

Can they give up the burgers - and the blame - for a brighter, healthier future?

America's Deadliest Sharks

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

America's Deadliest Sharks

Up to 175 species of shark live in the oceans around the United States but only a handful of those have been known to attack humans.

Despite that, they have more shark attacks there every year than the rest of the world combined.

Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction 4

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Food

Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction 4

The sizzling world of outdoor grilling is taken to a whole new level in this series as the quintessential grill master, Bobby Flay, showcases his expert BBQ techniques in surprising new ways.

Using abundant, flavour-packed ingredients from around the world, and surrounded by a sea of grills and the grilling tools he loves most, Bobby transforms a backyard into a Mecca of barbecue deliciousness.

Whether it's grilling an all-American menu of burgers, fries and shakes or preparing sumptuous Mediterranean-inspired dishes, Bobby proves in the tastiest ways possible why he's truly addicted to barbecue.

In the Season 4 premiere, "Burgers, Fries and Shakes": Bobby breaks down his essentials for creating a simple and delicious custom burger bar.

His menu features beef and turkey burgers with horseradish mustard and chipotle ketchup, Russian dressing slaw and grilled sweet potato fries with honey mustard-mint dipping sauce.

And where there's a burger there must be a shake, so Bobby mixes one up inspired by peach cobbler.

In the second episode of the weekly double bill, "Bobby's Basics: Simply Skewers": Bobby creates a Mediterranean-inspired menu using some of his go-to grilling tricks.

He'll use his favourite gadget - skewers - to make grilling simpler for Zucchini With a Jalapeno Yogurt Sauce and Shrimp drizzled with a Calabrian Chile Oil, served with a Greek spin on classic Pasta Salad.

Plus, Bobby's foolproof formula for mixing up a pitcher of refreshing Sangria.

Married to Medicine: Los Angeles 2

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

Married to Medicine: Los Angeles 2

Dr. Britten is back in LA with her family in tow, but the cross-country move has put her kids into overdrive and intimacy with her husband to a screeching halt.

Despite her friends' suspicions that things are really falling apart, Dr. Imani embraces life as a single mom while her husband is out of state building a new business.

Shanique is doing her best to juggle it all with her job, kids and husband Dr. Robert. She contemplates switching to a career in luxury real estate, but worries how her family will react.

Jazmin is out to prove she's more than a doctor's wife by cultivating her concierge business while forging new friendships.

A friend of Dr. Britten and new to the LA ladies, Dr. Kendra is an OB-GYN and a first-time mom who longs to return to work despite pushback from her husband, Dr. Hobart.

Also new to the LA crew, Lia is a friend of Dr. Imani who prides herself on the notoriety of being a business entrepreneur and a girl boss rather than embracing the lifestyle of being a typical doctor's wife.

In the Season 2 premiere, "Going Going Back Back to Cali": Contessa, Heavenly, Quad and Toya return to the city of Angels for a girls weekend getaway.

Jazmin sets the ladies up in her new luxury Hollywood Hills villa, planning an action packed weekend through her concierge business.

Contessa catches up with Dr. Britten and learns some surprising things about the state of her marriage.

Heavenly checks in with Imani, whose life has taken a turn.

Later, at a cocktail party, Quad tries to mend Imani and Jazmin's friendship, but Heavenly's slip of the tongue threatens to derail the whole party.

Die Ware Naarheid 3

Channel: kykNET (DStv 144)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Comedy, Current Affairs, Afrikaans

Die Ware Naarheid 3

Satirical news programme hosted by comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout. With the help of his two correspondents (Erns Gründling and Bibi Slippers), he reports on current affairs in a tongue-in-cheek manner.

He also chats to well-known people to get an alternative view of the latest news.

Although the programme is filled with jokes, it's definitely not a joke: it will help you to make sense of everything that is going on without leaving you depressed or bored.

With Die Ware Naarheid you will get a weekly update of news, with a good dose of humour added to it – because sometimes it's the only way to handle the ugly truth.

From political scandals to silly happenings in small towns – Die Ware Naarheid never misses anything and makes biltong of sacred cows.

Grey's Anatomy 12

Channel: FOX Life (DStv 126 / StarSat 132)
TX Time: 20h50
Genre: Drama, Medical Drama

Grey's Anatomy 12

Medical drama series created by Shonda Rhimes which revolves around Dr. Meredith Grey, who began the show as a surgical intern at the fictional Seattle Grace Hospital in Seattle, Washington.

In the Season 12 premiere, "Sledgehammer": Grey Sloan Memorial springs into action to save the lives of two young girls whose powerful story will force some of the doctors to revisit the effects of bullying on their own pasts.

Meanwhile, Meredith must adjust to changes at home with her new roommates while Bailey continues to fight for the Chief of Surgery position and Jackson prepares for April's return to Seattle.



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