New on TV today: Wednesday 31 March

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 31 Mar 2021
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True Life Crime

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series, Docu-Drama

True Life Crime

This eight-episode docuseries follows award-winning journalist and MTV News host Dometi Pongo as he investigates shocking and haunting crimes committed against young people, daring to ask unanswered questions that expose the truth.

Cases that will be featured this season include:

Tragic Accident or Calculated Murder? The Kenneka Jenkins Case - Chicago, Illinois

Hours after going on Facebook live, 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins vanished from a birthday party at a hotel in Chicago.

The next day, her body was finally found in a hotel freezer. The investigation incited a firestorm as young people all over the country scoured social media for answers.

What happened to Kenneka Jenkins?

Suicide or Sinister Scheme? The Sarah Stern Case - Neptune, New Jersey

Police discovered a car belonging to 19-year-old Sarah Stern abandoned on a bridge, but she was nowhere to be found.

They suspected suicide, but why would she withdraw thousands of dollars before she vanished?

Sarah's ex-classmate goes undercover to reveal the truth and discovers a twist no one could have expected.

Gang Target or Mistaken Identity? The Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz Case - Bronx, New York

15-year-old Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz leaves home to meet with a friend but ends up brutally murdered.

The violent crime is recorded by security cameras and bystanders causing the story to go viral on social media driving a community to seek #JusticeForJunior.

Runaway or Targeted Runner? The Jerika Binks Case - American Fork, Utah

24-year-old Jerika Binks disappeared while out for a jog in a Utah canyon and no one hears from her again.

As a recovering addict, did she relapse and runaway or was she another tragic victim of violence against women?

A surprising discovery during the investigation changes everything.

Skipping School or Silenced Forever? The Mujey Dumbuya Case - Grand Rapids, Michigan

16-year-old Mujey Dumbuya leaves her home to catch the bus for school and vanished. Days later, her body resurfaced in a wooded area 45 miles from her home.

The search for her killer reveals a shocking twist that devastates her family, friends and investigators.

The 5-million-dollar Hack

When 5-million dollars goes missing from dozens of unsuspecting victims, police uncover a massive case of identity theft committed by a 20-year-old hacker in order to bankroll his lifestyle of partying, lavish trips and designer clothing.

This case reveals the extreme dangers facing everyone with a phone.

The Kedarie Johnson Case- Burlington, Iowa

Shots ring out in the middle of the night and minutes later the body of 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson, a gender fluid teen, is discovered.

Was Kedarie a target because of their gender identity or did the teen have a secret connection to the killer?

The hunt for answers leads to a shocking discovery.

Mom Gone Missing: Runaway or Murder Victim? The Hanna Harris Case - Lame Deer/Billings, Montana

Hanna Harris, a 21-year-old mother went out to celebrate the Fourth of July with friends, but never returned home.

Hours after, police discovered her car abandoned and five days later her body is found in a remote field.

What happened to Hanna Harris?

Mark Emery's American Wildlife

Channel: Curiosity Channel (DStv 185)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Wildlife, Documentary

Mark Emery's American Wildlife

Iconic American wildlife captured in their beautiful natural surroundings in Florida and Alaska.

Valley of 10,000 Smokes

In 1912, the largest volcano eruption of the 20th century laid waste to one of the most pristine corners of Alaska.

Today, the Valley of 10,000 Smokes has become a home to one of the largest bear populations in the world.

A Florida White-tailed Winter

It;s wintertime in Florida, which can only mean one thing, White-tailed deer mating season.

Watch these majestic creatures flirt, fight and play as they search for their soulmate.

Alligator Springs

We capture the Spring and Summertime of the American alligator amongst the warm springs and swamps of the southern US.

Brown Bears of Summer

Glimpse the short but sweet summer livin' of the brown bears of Alaska.

Swimming, kids playing for hours outdoors and lots of food, their summer is much like our own, only in the midst of gorgeous mountains and streams in Alaska.

Manatee Lullaby

Spend a little down time with the manatees in the warm springs of Florida. Definitely a winter break worth taking.

Salmon Season

Experience a salmon run like never before.

Hoping to reach the upper reaches of an Alaskan river, these salmon must traverse the ocean, fishing nets, and even bears, to spawn a new generation.


Channels in this post: MTV Africa, Curiosity Channel


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