New on TV today: Friday 13 August

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 13 Aug 2021
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Channel: S3
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Comedy-Drama


In Atlanta, two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families.

Earn Marks (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground.

Alfred Marks is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life.

Darius is Alfred's right-hand man and visionary and Vanessa is Earn's best friend and the mother of Earn's daughter.

Brand New Cherry Flavor

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

Brand New Cherry Flavor

A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early '90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens.

The aspiring film director is caught in the sun-drenched but seamy world of 1990 Los Angeles as she embarks on a mind-altering journey of supernatural revenge.

Incredible Journeys with Simon Reeve

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Documentary Series, Travel

Incredible Journeys with Simon Reeve

Broadcaster and writer Simon Reeve presents some of the highlights of his incredible journeys around the world.

During a career spanning more than 15 years, Simon has visited over 100 countries on six different continents, experiencing epic landscapes and uncovering moving and dramatic human stories.

Now, he catches up with some of the memorable characters he's met along the way, as well as revealing behind the scenes moments and exploring some of the huge changes he's witnessed while travelling around the world.

Live at the Apollo 13

Channel: S3
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Variety, Comedy

Live at the Apollo 13

At the forefront of its genre, the roll call of stand-ups who have performed in front of the famous Live at the Apollo lights plays out like a who's who of comedic royalty, and this season is no different.

Each episode sees a national (and sometimes international) stand-up both compering and performing, before introducing two of the best established and up-coming stand-ups to the stage.

The Season 13 premiere is hosted by Sara Pascoe as she introduces rising comedy star Larry Dean and master of the one-liner Gary Delaney to the stage.

Other acts to appear throughout the season include Henning Wehn, Katherine Ryan, Rob Beckett, Joel Dommett, Jen Brister, Darren Harriott, Dane Baptiste, Desiree Burch, David O'Doherty, Luisa Omielan, Ed Byrne, Nish Kumar, Lucy Porter, Guz Khan, Chris McCausland, Angela Barnes, Marlon Davis, John Robins and Geoff Norcott.


Actors in this post: Donald Glover

Channels in this post: SABC3, Netflix South Africa, BBC Earth


13 Aug 2021 11:05

My goodness just as my heart was doing somersaults thinking this was season 3 of Atlanta 

Shows Editor
13 Aug 2021 11:41

 Yeah - the whole "S3" thing isn't really working, lol.

13 Aug 2021 15:42

Eish yes

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