New on TV today: Monday 8 March

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 08 Mar 2021
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CBS Presents Oprah with Meghan and Harry

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Special, Interview Show

CBS Presents Oprah with Meghan and Harry

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, for an intimate conversation.

Winfrey will speak with Meghan in a wide-ranging interview, covering everything from stepping into life as a Royal, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work to how she is handling life under intense public pressure.

Later, the two are joined by Prince Harry as they speak about their move to the United States and their future hopes and dreams for their expanding family.

Please note: this will also be available to Compact Plus and Compact subscribers.


Channel: Timeless Dizi Channel (DStv Channel 123)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Telenovela


Kuzgun's family life falls apart when his virtuous police officer father denies that he was bribed by a notorious drug lord in exchange for his release.

Having been set up by his crooked cop best friend, Rifat, who becomes the drug lord's right-hand man, Kuzgun's father is arrested and dies soon after.

Tragedy strikes again when thugs kidnap the eight-year-old Kuzgun, who suddenly finds himself all alone in the world trying to survive on the streets.

Twenty years later, Kuzgun is burning up with the desire to exact revenge upon those who are responsible for his father's death.

He decides to infiltrate Rifat's gang and take him down.

All goes according to plan until he runs into Dila, his childhood sweetheart and Rifat's daughter.

Will love defeat his unquenchable thirst for vengeance? Only time will tell.

Miss Scarlet and The Duke

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Period Drama, Police Procedural, Drama, Mystery

Miss Scarlet and The Duke

Kate Phillips, best known for playing Jane Seymour in the miniseries Wolf Hall and Arthur Shelby's wife Linda in Peaky Blinders, as well as appearing in The Crown and the Downton Abbey movie, takes the lead role as Eliza Scarlet in this period crime drama.

When Eliza's father dies, he leaves her penniless in a time where marriage is the only option for financial security.

But the headstrong Eliza has an ace up her bonnet - her father's business, a detective agency.

However, this is Victorian London and, to operate in this man's world, she needs a partner.

Step forward consummate rogue Detective Inspector William Wellington of Scotland Yard, aka "The Duke".

Eliza and Duke strike up a fiery relationship as they team up to solve puzzling crimes in the murkiest depths of 1880s London.

Bombay Begums

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

Bombay Begums

From boardrooms to society's margins, five ambitious women from various walks of life navigate dreams, desires and disappointments in modern Mumbai.

These women across generations wrestle with desire, ethics, personal crises and vulnerabilities to own their ambition, in contemporary urban India.

As glass ceilings are shattered, and hearts are broken, difficult choices have to be made.

And as each woman strives to find her own truth, they find in each other an unexpected understanding, and the sliver of a bond.

Coroner 3

Channel: Universal TV (DStv 117)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Police Procedural, Drama

Coroner 3

Season 3 returns with coroner Jenny Cooper moving past her trauma and embracing her whole self.

In the process of healing, she and live-in boyfriend Liam are now separated, while Detective Donovan McAvoy faces his mortality in a new way.

Ross stumbles his way through identity challenges, while Gordon hallucinates the possibility of a life once lived.

In a series of touching, personal and harrowing cases, this season addresses unorthodox therapy sessions, and uncomfortable, messy and beautiful personal encounters.

Jenny and those around her will come to understand the true meaning of what it means to be alive as they dance with death.

In the Season 3 premiere, "Bobby": In the wake of COVID-19, Jenny investigates the mysterious death of a care worker whose body is found in her own car.


Actors in this post: Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle

Channels in this post: BBC Brit, Netflix South Africa, Universal TV, M-Net


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