New on TV today: Saturday 10 October

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 10 Oct 2020
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Mbau Reloaded: Always Rise

Channel: BET (DStv 129)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Docu-Reality

Mbau Reloaded: Always Rise

From TV, radio, social media and scandals galore, Khanyi Mbau is the queen of reinventing herself and never shys away from controversy.

Behind the headlines and her larger-than-life personality, the person beneath the canvas is a mother, sister, daughter and lover.

Join Khanyi as she navigates all the hurdles in her life in a constant search for ultimate happiness.


Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Docu-Reality, True Crime


Docu-reality show that shines a spotlight on individuals whose lives changed after being trialed and convicted for a crime they claim they did not commit.

The series tells a side of the story that is often not heard.

The individuals who were falsely accused and convicted of a crime are interviewed to unpack how the justice system let them down and ruined their lives.

The show also takes you to the crime scene as criminal experts revisit cases and analyze the evidence used to put the accused behind bars.

From a DJ's life spinning out of control for being accused of murder to a smoke break leading to an arrest for theft, these are cases of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Experience first-hand the intricate details that piece together a criminal case in a manner that lays bare how the South African criminal justice system works.

Red Bull Shay' iMoto

Channel: SABC1
TX Time: 13h30
Genre: Motoring, Sport

Red Bull Shay' iMoto

The second annual prime spinning event was held at an undisclosed location on the 19th of September, where the country's top spinners battled it out for the Red Bull Shay' iMoto trophy.

Ten of the best spinners from across the country gathered to showcase their spinning skills and stunts.

The Qualifying Round saw the spinners taking on a course designed for maximum trickery, the public decided (by voting) who would make it to the final.

There they were judged by a panel of legendary local spinners that included Jeff James, Magesh and Shehiem Bell.


Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 21h45
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama


The 10-episode, hour-long drama is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.

It follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who's not yet Bruce's father, in 1960s London.

Pennyworth explores the early life of the titular Wayne family butler, whose security company in an alternate London which combines aspects of London in the 1950s and 1960s with invented events and practices (for example, televised public executions).

Alfred becomes a target of the Raven Society, a group conspiring to take over the British government, and begins working against them alongside American agents of the No Name League, Thomas Wayne and Martha Kane, the future parents of Bruce Wayne/Batman.

Haunted Gingerbread Showdown 2

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)
TX Time: 19h55
Genre: Food, Reality

Haunted Gingerbread Showdown 2

Over four episodes, host Clinton Kelly welcomes nine of the greatest gingerbread artists in the world to face-off in gingerbread displays so spooky they will cause nightmares.

Judges Jamika Pessoa, Gesine Prado and Jason Smith are joined by rotating judges to determine the winners of the first three heats.

These winners will square off against each other in the finale for a chance to win the ultimate Halloween treat - $25,000 and to be featured in Food Network Magazine.

But beware, these aren't your grandma's cute gingerbread houses.

With surprises lurking around every corner, these wildly haunted original creations tell a darker story.

In the Season 2 premiere, "Calling All Ghostbusters": Slimer, the Keymaster and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man put the "haunted" in Haunted Gingerbread Showdown as host Clinton Kelly challenges three gingerbread artists to create pieces celebrating the 35th anniversary of the smash hit movie Ghostbusters.

Love & Loss 2

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality

Love & Loss 2

Previously known as Widowed, this reality intervention show lifts the lid on the situations widows often find themselves in, who can become outcasts and are mistreated by their in-laws after the death of their spouses.

The show exposes the devastation of widows who struggle to get along with their unsympathetic in-laws.

The ups and downs range from them not being liked by their departed partners' families that often leave them financially and emotionally devastated.

They also face many difficulties as they gather the courage to emerge better and move on with their lives.

The show aims to demonstrate the damage of loss and conflict that ensues, the mending of broken hearts and broken families while helping the widow find closure and move on with her life.

Border Security: America's Front Line 3

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

Border Security: America's Front Line 3

Constantly on the lookout for weapons, illegal travellers and contraband, there's never a dull moment for the men and women who protect America's border.

Border Security: America's Front Line follows the work of US Customs and Border Protection agents and officers as they screen travellers entering the country, inspect cargo and agricultural products destined for US soil, all the while securing the longest border in the world.

Guns, drugs, undeclared money, and much more - it's all in a day's work for these officers.

In the Season 3 premiere: A criminal past and concealed pistol could spell trouble for one traveller; and CBP crack the case on some undercooked eggs.

At the San Francisco International mail facility, a parcel is packing more than protein powder and in Buffalo, a Canadian seeks entry without her US green card.

Meanwhile, a traveller's tiger claw necklace is not up to scratch with CBP.


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