New on TV today: Saturday 11 September

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 11 Sep 2021
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9/11: Four Flights

Channel: HISTORY (DStv 186)
TX Time: 20h15
Genre: Documentary, History

9/11: Four Flights

Four Flights is the emotional history of the four doomed flights of 9/11, each carrying mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, wives and husbands, frequent fliers and firsttimers, and the unsuspecting along with the heroic flight crews.

Each story is backed up by audio recordings, flight transcripts, on-the-ground audio and video recordings, and the mementos of the victims.

It is told primarily through interviews with the loved ones left behind, but also by air traffic control workers and other survivors involved in the story.

Four flights — American 11, United 175, American 77 and United 93 — took off on the morning of September 11th, 2001, carrying dozens of souls whose lives and legacies would forever be intertwined.

9/11: Four Flights recounts the celebrated and the little-known stories of the passengers, crew, family members, military officers, and air traffic controllers who experienced the day, each more moving and impactful than the last.

Told by those who were there, these stories of bravery and heroism in the face of true terror add new colour to our understanding of the morning a nation changed forever.

The Real Housewives of Durban

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

The Real Housewives of Durban

Follows the lives of relatively affluent housewives and professional women in suburban Durban.

After two seasons in Johannesburg, the second South African "Real Housewives" franchise now has the extravagant lives, high fashion and business empires of Ethekwini's queens on display.

These ladies open their doors to share their daily lives of conspicuous consumption and splendour, fashion accessories and expensive toys in their driveways.

There's a kind of spice that only Durban can bring – and these housewives are creating their own empires and looking good while doing it.

TVSA Show Page: The Real Housewives of Durban

Double Cross with Blake Griffin

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Hidden Camera, Prank Show, Comedy

Double Cross with Blake Griffin

Comedy prank show with one incredibly devious twist - it's the prankster who ends up being the target of every joke.

Each episode, Blake Griffin conspires with the intended victim of a prank to help them turn the tables on their unsuspecting prankster to pull off the ultimate double cross.

In the series premiere, "Strip Search and Destroy": A guy is caught with his pants down when his girlfriend raids his prank.

Then a prankster becomes a dead man walking when the tables are turned.

Later, a boyfriend's prank falls two stories short.

In the second episode of the weekly double bill, "Wake Up Call": A prankster's cash-strapped lies land her in exotic territory when her daughter gives her a taste of her own medicine.

And a woman's joke turns into a literal cliffhanger.

Plus, three's a crowd when a family affair upends their son's prank.

Superstore 3

TX Time: 19h30
Genre: Comedy

Superstore 3

The employees of Cloud 9 are attempting to recover from the destructive tornado in last season's finale.

The gang is rushing to finish re-building the store in time for its "Grand Re-Opening."

Amy and Jonah confront their awkward kiss; Glenn discovers something about himself; Garrett avoids Jonah; Mateo worries about the voicemail he left on Jeff's phone; and Dina meets her match in special guest star, Howie Mandel.


Shows in this post: The Real Housewives of Durban

Channels in this post: History Africa, Mzansi Wethu, Vuzu,


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