Netflix South Africa
10h00 (all episodes)
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama
Commander Emma Green leaves behind her husband and daughter to lead an international crew of astronauts on a perilous three-year mission to Mars.
Away is a drama on an epic scale that celebrates the incredible advancements humans can achieve and the personal sacrifices they must make along the way.
As American astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter when they need her the most.
As the crew's journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex.
Away shows that sometimes to reach for the stars, we must leave home behind.
Beach Around the World
HGTV (DStv 177)
House hunters explore properties on some of the dreamiest beaches around the globe.
From a rustic retreat on a tropical island in Thailand to a luxurious seaside hideaway in Portugal, families turn oceanside getaways into their everyday dream homes.
In the series premiere, "From Mountains to Coast": A couple that's lived in the Colorado mountains throughout their marriage dream of moving to the beach and having a slower-paced lifestyle.
They decide to take a chance on Portugal and hope to find a home within walking distance to the beach.
The Good Place 4
M-Net (DStv 101)
Thanks to some kind of error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman, enters the afterlife and is sent to the Good Place - which is definitely not where she belongs.
While hiding in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who is unaware that he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within.
In the Season 4 premiere, "A Girl from Arizona": With Eleanor assuming the role of the architect, the group adapts to the challenges facing them when four test subjects inhabit a new neighbourhood under their supervision.
Curiosity Channel (DStv 185)
Each episode profiles three artists who are involved in African culture today and who have all taken a unique path in life.
By blending countries and disciplines, the program shows the artists in their own creative environment.
Each one describes their journey, shows their work and guides us through their hometown.
The program's name, Y'Africa is a shortened version of the expression Africa Ya Ielo, which means Today's Africa in Lingala.