M-Net (DStv 101)
The final season of Shameless finds the Gallagher family and the South Side at a crossroads, with changes caused by the COVID pandemic, gentrification and aging to reconcile.
As Frank confronts his own mortality and family ties in his alcoholic and drug induced twilight years, Lip struggles with the prospect of becoming the family's new patriarch.
Newlyweds Ian and Mickey are figuring out the rules and responsibilities of being in a committed relationship while Deb embraces her individuality and single motherhood.
Carl finds an unlikely new career in law enforcement and Kevin and V struggle to decide whether a hard life on the South Side is worth fighting for.
In the Season 11 premiere, "This is Chicago!": The Gallaghers adjust to life during the pandemic.
Frank fears the loss of the South Side to gentrification, while bar closures force Kev and V to get creative at the Alibi.
Sleep-deprived Lip and Tami work to make their new house a home as Carl finishes his time at the police academy.
Debbie becomes her own boss and deals with the repercussions of her statutory rape conviction of 17-year-old Julia.
Ian and Mickey's honeymoon phase is over as they have very different ideas about what married life would be.
TVSA Show Page: Shameless 11
Black Lightning 4
Netflix South Africa
10h00 (all episodes)
Superhero, Fantasy, Drama, Action
Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man with many faces. He is a former Olympic athlete, respected educator and a father of two.
He is also Black Lightning, superpowered protector of the fictional city of Freeland with the ability to sense and harness electricity.
Jefferson is not the only one with powers and multiple faces. His oldest daughter, Anissa, is a medical student, health clinic volunteer and dedicated social activist.
She is also the superhero known as Thunder who possesses the ability to drastically increase her density, giving her invulnerability and super strength for as long as she can hold her breath.
Finally, Jefferson's youngest daughter, Jennifer, is a fiery teen who inherited her father's athletic gifts but not his desire to be an athlete.
Jennifer also inherited superpowers. Her body generates pure electrical energy and she possesses the potential to be more powerful than Anissa or Jefferson and is known as Lightning.
Lynn Stewart is Jefferson's ex-wife but they are still very much in love in addition to sharing the load as co-parents. She's also an expert in metahuman medicine.
Together, the Pierce family faces the challenges of a declined urban community, including a war between a menacing gang that calls itself The 100, and a criminal cartel backed by the Pierce family's nemesis, the infamous gangster, Tobias Whale.
Fortunately, the family has allies in their fight, Jefferson's surrogate father and a former covert superspy, Peter Gambi.
In the Season 4 premiere, "The Book of Reconstruction: Chapter One": Jefferson is still mourning the death of his long-time friend Detective Henderson.
Meanwhile, Gambi is presented with an interesting opportunity.
Lastly, Lynn and Jefferson are still not able to see eye to eye.
All Rise 2
1Magic (DStv 103)
Drama, Legal Drama
Courthouse drama that follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal process.
In the Season 2 premiere, "A Change Is Gonna Come": Lola and Mark try to rebuild their friendship after Mark witnessed Lola being detained during a protest while defending a teen girl, amid an escalating encounter with police.
Through a series of flashbacks, details emerge surrounding the night of the protest as well as the long-lasting effects they have on Lola, Mark, Emily, Luke and everyone else involved.
Also, to help with the court backlog due to closures caused by COVID-19, Lola hires Ness Johnson, a bright, outspoken legal clerk who immediately clashes with Sherri.
Paternity Court 6
Court Show, Reality
This syndicated courtroom series features presiding judge Lauren Lake who takes her place on the bench, helping families come together to sort out complicated relationships and find resolution in their lives.
The sharp-witted Lake helps litigants resolve legal issues involving paternity using DNA results.
A legal and relationship expert, she is a graduate of the University of Michigan and earned her law degree at Wayne State University.
Lake is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Michigan bars with concentrations in family, criminal, entertainment law.
In the Season 6 premiere, "White V. Hollie / Parker": A woman from Georgia brings two men to court to set the record straight, after lying to both of them about the paternity of her daughter.