New on TV today: Thursday 28 January

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 28 Jan 2021
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Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Drama, Miniseries


Revolves around a woman who loses her children, her lover and her freedom when she is framed for fraud committed by her husband before his death.

Eight years later, while trying to reunite with her son and daughters after her spell in prison, she finds out that he is still alive.

In the series premiere: 44-year-old Samantha Hugo emerges from prison, determined to reunite with her long-lost children, 24-year-old Miranda, 21-year-old Liam and 11-year-old Caitlyn, but her efforts are unexpectedly sabotaged.

Eight years before, someone was spying on the Hugo family...

The series stars Shannon Esra, Jacques Bessenger, Frank Rautenbach, Jazzara Jaslyn, Joshua Eady, Nokuthula Ledwaba and Terrence Ngwila.

For character descriptions and actor bios, please go here:

TVSA Show Page: Lioness

Jason Goliath: MANSTRUATION: Surviving a Wife

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Comedy, Special

Jason Goliath: MANSTRUATION: Surviving a Wife

Jason Goliath delivers his brand of comedy with his huge stage presence, laughing at life's uncomfortable truths and making the everyday, hilarious.

If you are in a relationship, engaged, married, divorced or single, Jason promises that the show is not a story about the battle of the sexes.

Sober Companion

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Comedy-Drama

Sober Companion

Dark comedy-drama which follows the lead character Trevor (Trevor Gumbi) as he guides a variety of addicts on the path to rehabilitation, whilst putting his own sobriety in jeopardy.

A sober companion is a "coach" or "minder" that stays with an addict as they try to reintegrate into an addiction free world.

Sober Companion follows four recovering addicts as they try to help other addicts by becoming Sober Companions and putting their own sobriety to the test.

The series dives into the infamous world of drug addiction and rehabilitation, as lived by Trevor, as he coaches various addicts while they reintegrate themselves into a world free from addiction.

The ensemble cast includes Chris Beasley, best known for his role as Len on Isidingo; actor and musician Kabomo Vilakazi; comedian Tumi Morake and City Ses'la star Meren Reddy.

TVSA Show Page: Sober Comnpanion


Shows in this post: Lioness, Sober Companion

Channels in this post: M-Net, 1Magic, Netflix South Africa

1 Comment

29 Jan 2021 08:26

MNet has had very good productions recently on the limited series front, its sounds like Lioness may be keeping up with this trend 

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