New on TV today: Thursday 4 March

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 04 Mar 2021
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Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h45
Genre: Drama


Set in beautiful but bleak Cape Cod, Hightown follows one woman's journey to sobriety, overshadowed by an unfolding murder investigation.

Hightown is a crime drama set amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, touched off when a body washes ashore and discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

In the series premiere, "Love You Like a Sister": Jackie Quiñones (Monica Raymund) is a National Marine Fisheries Service Agent in Provincetown, Massachusetts who abuses alcohol and drugs.

She has a wrench thrown in her fun, free-wheeling, booze-addled life when she uncovers a dead body on the beach.

This plunges her into the centre of a complicated and dangerous opioid ring investigation.

The End

Channel: Timeless Dizi Channel (DStv Channel 123)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Telenovela

The End

Aylin is a woman who has everything. She is deeply in love with her husband, Selim, a doting mother to their handsome son Ömer.

She drops Selim off at the airport one morning and everything changes. His plane crashes. There are no survivors.

After days of overwhelming grief, comes a glimmer of hope: The airline realises his name was not on the passenger list.

Wherever he is, he is not dead – he never boarded the plane. The End.

Would you go all the way to find the truth?


Channel: tvN Africa (DStv 134)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Reality Competition, Music, K-Pop


Over 20 young male K-pop trainees, born between 1997 and 2008, attempt to become the hottest new thing in global pop music.

The trainee group has been working toward its big moment for some 12 months, with contestants selected at a series of auditions held all around the world in 2019.

The new boyband's executive producer will be Bang Si Hyuk, the co-CEO of Big Hit Entertainment, and the mastermind songwriter and producer who helped assemble international chart-topping group BTS.

Bang Si Hyuk is the general producer overseeing the action. He is joined by a number of superstar producers: K-pop A-listers Zico of Block B and solo star Rain.

Together, the producers must help the trainees hone their skills as the field narrows down and the competition to see who will make the final cut intensifies.

Stars will be born. Dreams will be made – and some will be shattered...

Superstore 5

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Comedy

Superstore 5

One week after Mateo's ICE detainment, Dina, Marcus and a reluctant Garrett concoct a plan to break Mateo out.

Amy grows concerned about Cheyenne as she hasn't visited Mateo.

Meanwhile, corporate introduces a new Cloud 9 robot floor cleaner, much to the employees' dismay as it might steal their jobs.

Also, Sandra wants to tell everyone about her engagement to Jerry, but no one will listen.

NCIS: New Orleans 5

Channel: Universal TV (DStv 117)
TX Time: 19h10
Genre: Police Procedural, Drama

NCIS: New Orleans 5

Drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in the Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.

Leading the team is Special Agent Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula), aka "King," a native of NOLA who is driven by his need to do what is right.

This colourful city that harbours a dark side is a magnet for service personnel on leave, and when overindulgence is followed by trouble, Pride's team is at its best.

In the Season 5 premiere, "See You Soon": While Pride fights for his life in the ICU, the team scours the city for the hit woman who attempted to assassinate him at the end of last season.

TVSA Show Page: NCIS: New Orleans 5

The Chi 3

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)
TX Time: 21h50
Genre: Drama

The Chi 3

The Chi is a coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence, but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

Luke James guest stars this season as Victor "Trig" Taylor, Jake's, estranged older brother who wants to reunite his fractured family, but takes an unconventional approach.

Alani "La La" Anthony will play Dominique "Dom" Morris, a savvy businesswoman with dreams of more lucrative opportunities.

Lil Rel Howery will play Zeke Remnick, the owner of Sonny's (guest star Cedric Young) building who cares less about the community than the bottom line.

Finally, Kandi Burruss (The Real Housewives of Atlanta) plays Roselyn Perry, the estranged wife of Douda (guest star Curtiss Cook), back at his side to influence his political agenda and to help herself.

In the Season 3 premiere, "Foe 'Nem": A wedding alters Kevin and Kiesha's lives, Emmett juggles his business and his growing family and Ronnie struggles to find his way.

Meanwhile, Jake's estranged brother Trig lands back in town on a mission.

Siba's Table

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 12h00
Genre: Food, Reality

Siba's Table

Foodie series filmed in Cape Town, arguably home to South Africa's most vibrant food scene, where Siba Mtongana creates and serves an irresistible range of dishes for friends and family.

Each episode of Siba's Table recreates a chapter of her Cape Town life, as she draws on influences from her childhood, her experience as a food editor, as well as vibrant local artisan producers and the local cutting edge restaurant scene.

Part 'how to' and part lifestyle, Siba's Table is a half hour slice of recipe ideas, tips and inspiration for all occasions, from weekend brunch and instant suppers, to family feasts and beach braais.

Siba, a young and dynamic food enthusiast, brought style and charisma to the hugely popular cooking show called Cooking with Siba on Mzansi Magic.

She holds a degree in Food and Consumer Sciences, majoring in Food and Food Science as well as Nutrition.

In the series premiere, "Cape Town Catch Up": It's a big family gathering to celebrate Siba Mtongana's baby turning six months old, with family flying in and a three generation catch-up.

Siba is making a delicious easy feast with sticky Asian glazed gammon, ginger and coriander corn salad and a perfect no-cook cheesecake for dessert.

Family, food and a great reason to celebrate.

Ini the second episode of the weekday double bill, "Cape Town Braai": Siba is firing up the grill for a fabulous surf and turf braai.

There are flame grilled tuna steaks and juicy pork chops marinated in her signature BBQ sauce, spicy grilled corn, fuss free braai'd baby potatoes, and a smoked tomato relish that's perfect with grilled food.

Husband Brian's on the braai and Siba's all fired up.


Shows in this post: NCIS: New Orleans

Channels in this post: M-Net, Vuzu, Universal TV, M-Net City, Real Time


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