New on TV today: Monday 7 June

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 07 Jun 2021
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City on a Hill 2

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h30
Genre: Drama

City on a Hill 2

Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge, Season 2 centres on a federal housing project in the Roxbury neighbourhood of Boston that is plagued with drug violence and a rightful distrust in local law enforcement.

As coalition leader Grace Campbell works tirelessly on behalf of the community, her efforts are undermined by gang activity happening right under her nose.

Enter irreverent FBI agent Jackie Rohr (Bacon), who is here to exploit Boston's defective criminal justice system in a desperate attempt to salvage his own career.

Unfortunately for Jackie, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward (Hodge) is onto his adversary's latest misstep.

In time, the personal antagonism between these two escalates to an all-out war between the offices of the US Attorney and the Suffolk DA.

No one is safe from the collateral damage.

Season 2 also stars Lauren E. Banks, Mark O'Brien, Amanda Clayton, Matthew Del Negro and Jill Hennessy.

In the Season 2 premiere, "Bill Russell's Bedsheets": When an assistant US attorney overdoses and ends up left for dead, Decourcy Ward suspects Jackie Rohr's involvement.

Jackie, in turn, goes after the BPD for a questionable drug arrest at Braxton Summit, a federal housing project.

Community activist Grace Campbell recruits Siobhan Quays to work on behalf of Braxton and its residents, but their efforts are subverted as tensions flare between rival gangs.

Home of the Year 6

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Reality Competition, Home Improvement, DIY

Home of the Year 6

Championing individuality, flair and commitment to design, Home of the Year features homeowners around Ireland who have done something extraordinary to the place they call home.

From radical renovations to gentle restorations and brave new builds, over eight weeks 21 of these homes compete for the Home of the Year title, with three very different and unique properties featured each week.

Making the tough decisions on which homes go through to the final are three expert judges: design legend Hugh Wallace, acclaimed architect Declan O'Donnell and award-winning interior designer Deirdre Whelan.

Looking for individuality, functionality and clever design, the judges will score each of the homes out of 10.

The home with the highest combined score in each programme will then go through to the final, where the ultimate winner of Home of the Year is crowned.

In the Season 6 premiere: The competition kicks off with a 200-year-old home in Dublin competing against a new-build home and a house that looks like three separate barns for a spot in the finals.

Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet 7

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Docu-Reality, Wildlife

Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet 7

Every day is a new challenge for Dr. Michelle Oakley, the only all-species vet for hundreds of miles in the Yukon.

Whether wrestling bison, tracking ibex in the mountains, performing surgery on a bear, or braving frozen landscapes to return lynx to the wild, Dr. Oakley will do whatever it takes to keep the animals in her charge safe and healthy.

In the Season 7 premiere, "Don't Be Mean, Wolverine": Dr. Oakley introduces the new clinic kitten to her patients.

Next, she sees a wolverine with a growing lump on its side and provides comfort to its worried owner.

During a routine reindeer castration, she makes a shocking discovery and treats a lump on another member of the herd.

Inside Evil 2

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 21h25
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

Inside Evil 2

In this multi-part investigative series, CNN's Chris Cuomo does a deep dive into the psychology of murder and violence.

Are murderers born or made? Is violent behaviour genetic? Chris interviews serial killers in maximum-security prison about their predatory urges.

Behavioural scientists and criminal psychologists who have studied these monsters discuss their research findings.

Chris also takes viewers behind the scenes with criminal investigators as they hunt for a serial rapist and survivors share their compelling stories about how they escaped with their lives.

Why Women Kill 2

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Comedy-Drama

Why Women Kill 2

From creator Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives, Devious Maids), Season 2 of Why Women Kill features a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949.

This season will explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society and finally, the lengths one woman will go in order to finally belong...

In the Season 2 premiere, "Secret Beyond the Door": With dreams of status and glamour, Alma Fillcot (Allison Tolman) hopes to fill a recently vacated seat in her local Garden Club, led by the intimidating Rita Castillo (Lana Parrilla).

However, when Alma discovers her loving husband Bertram's (Nick Frost) shocking secret, all of that preparation and hard work is jeopardised.

Grow Cook Eat 3

Channel: The Home Channel (DStv 176)
TX Time: 10h00
Genre: Food, Documentary Series, Lifestyle, Gardening

Grow Cook Eat 3

Presented by Michael Kelly and Karen O'Donohoe, Grow Cook Eat explores the journey that our food takes before it reaches our tables.

Each episode focuses on a particular vegetable and takes you through the entire process, from sowing the seed, to harvesting and cooking.

Along with the step-by-step guides to growing vegetables, there are features on building raised beds, making a compost heap and improving soil fertility.

In the third season, Michael and Karen once again us how to grow seven types of vegetables, while cook Katie Sanderson turns the home grown produce into some tasty dishes that will appeal to everyone who enjoys good food – carnivores and vegetarians alike.

As well as the step-by-step guides to growing vegetables and features on how to prime your soil for the perfect harvest, serious issues around plastic packaging and food waste are highlighted.

So, whether you have an interest in growing your own food, but have little or no knowledge on how to go about it, simply want to know where your food comes from, or are in search of tips to improve your crop, this is the show to watch.

In the Season 3 premiere: Michael Kelly and Karen O'Donohoe show us how to grow broad beans.

Then, Chef Kelly Sanderson turns these lovely broad beans into a tasty treat.


Channels in this post: M-Net, The Home Channel, Nat Geo Wild, eReality


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