American Idol 19
M-Net (DStv 101)
Reality Competition, Music
American Idol returns for a 19th season.
Helping determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.
Ryan Seacrest will return to the competition series as host and radio and TV personality Bobby Bones is set to return as in-house mentor.
After a nationwide search for talent, viewers will embark on a journey with the judges in Los Angeles, California; San Diego, California; and Ojai, California, where the show's judge auditions will surprise audiences and hopefuls alike with never-before-seen twists.
VIA (DStv 147)
Game Show, Music, Afrikaans
A fun-filled game show in which a local musician and their superfans join the presenter in studio to test their music trivia knowledge.
Watch as a local musician and a super-fan vie to see whose musical knowledge will hit the highest notes.
The show is hosted by radio and TV presenter Carla Mackenzie, who is also a former Proteas hockey player.
In the Season 3 premiere: Carla Mackenzie brings "the Sass" with the coolest cat in the country, Katinka.
They test her biggest fans' music knowledge while competing for a prize.
Beachfront Bargain Hunt 17
HGTV (DStv 177)
An all-new season of the show that documents the journeys of everyday people as they search for their dream 'home away from home' without breaking the bank.
Each episode features families touring a number of affordable properties before selecting the one they feel best fits their budget and wish list.
In the Season 17 premiere, "A Life for Me on Manasota Key": Blake grew up on Manasota Key, Florida, and moved back two years ago to help with his family's real estate business.
Everything he loves is on the island, so he is ready to buy a permanent beach condo on the area's laid-back sands for under $300,000.
In the second episode of the weekly double bill, "South of the Border Savings": A family of three has recently discovered the beautiful waters of Puerto Escondido, Mexico.
Even though it's their first time in the area, they're ready to purchase a beachfront property for under $399,000.
HONEY (DStv 173)
This show counts down Africa's freshest trends, with each episode delving into topics from different African countries' perspectives.
Opinionistas give fun commentary on couple goals, African destinations, fashion and more.
Growing Up Hip Hop 7
1Magic (DStv 103)
On the most dramatic season yet, Season 7 sees the next generation of hip hop royalty set out to do whatever it takes to rise above their legendary parents' shadow.
As they reach new heights to build their empires, not all thrones are protected when everything comes crashing down around the them.
After having a baby out of wedlock, Angela Simmons (Rev Run's daughter), opens up for the first time about a devastating breakup and facing public scrutiny.
Vanessa Simmons yearns to be closer to her sister, Angela, but new business opportunities lead to a dramatic sibling rivalry.
Romeo Miller (Master P's son) finds himself chasing after the 'one that got away' and running to New Orleans with his pops to save an incarcerated family member who goes on a hunger strike.
Meanwhile, Damon "Boogie" Dash's (Damon Dash's son) addiction spirals out of control when his little sister's life becomes endangered.
Briana Latrise (Mary J. Blige's stepdaughter) teams up with Dame to save Boogie's life and plot a surprise intervention.
With her checkered family history, Kristinia DeBarge (James DeBarge's daughter) musters the courage to meet with her long-lost cousin Kyndall Ferguson (El DeBarge's daughter), while she plans a life-changing move to Vegas to further her music career.
Tyran Moore (Sandra "Pepa" Denton's son) comes to visit his mother to mend broken ties, and unleashes years of pent up resentment growing up under her fame in family therapy.
Egypt Criss (Pepa Denton's daughter) has a new beau, but not everyone trusts his intentions with the princess of hip hop, including Egypt's cousin, Tahira "Tee Tee" Francis.
A shotgun wedding in Vegas shocks all.
HONEY (DStv 173)
Pastors are often in the spotlight. But in this show we meet the glamorous women holding it all together in their religious households.
We follow them and get to see how lavishly they live and witness the dramatic situations they find themselves in when the pastors' wives get together.