New on TV today: Thursday 7 October

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 07 Oct 2021
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Away for Repair

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Reality Competition, Reality, Advertiser-Funded

Away for Repair

Hosted by actress Rami Chuene and life coach Romeo Mabasa, this series showcases the heartfelt stories of ordinary people taking much-needed time away to mend broken bonds.

The series showcases the diversity of our national parks, as well as the range of fun and educational activities available in these destinations.

The series travels from the mysteries of Southern Africa's first ancient African Kingdom in the Mapungubwe National Park, to the rugged coastline and deep forested gorges of the Tsitsikamma National Park through to the iconic Kruger National Park.

The series will see the teams compete in various adventures that will challenge them physically and mentally, all in a bid to repair their broken bonds.

The teams include a pair of varsity friends dealing with a deep betrayal, sisters yearning for acknowledgment of past hurts, a married couple that has lost their foundation of trust and a mother and daughter in deep need of unlearning their toxic behaviours.

The winning team will win an all-expenses paid weekend stay at the Skukuza Safari Lodge situated in the Kruger National Park.

The runners-up will walk away with an all-expenses paid weekend getaway to Golden Gate Highlands National Park.

The Billion Dollar Code

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

The Billion Dollar Code

No one knows this true story.

In Berlin in the '90s, two friends - Carsten and Juri - create Terra Vision, something that seemed impossible at the time: the precursor to Google Earth.

25 years later, the German computer nerds are facing the global corporation in court.

Based on true events, this miniseries tells the incredible story of two German computer pioneers who go to court for their rights as inventors of the Google Earth algorithm in a battle against a seemingly invincible opponent.

From the hacker scene in post-reunification Berlin in the 1990s to the idealistic world of early Silicon Valley and the harsh reality of a multi-million dollar lawsuit, The Billion Dollar Code tells of a great friendship, loyalty and the question of justice in the digital age.

Nes op sy Bes

Channel: kykNET (DStv 144)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Reality Makeover, Home Improvement, Reality, Afrikaans

Nes op sy Bes

In this reality show Candice Weber helps families to make their houses beautiful and luxurious without spending a cent.

Will she get it right?

Candice looks through your house to find unused items that have gathered dust.

She sells these items to Cash Converters and uses the money to buy new items that will make the house more liveable and functional, while the team of professional organisers re-arrange the space.

Each week Candice walks into a different family's house and gives them tips and a beautiful new space they can be proud of.

Murder She Solved

Channel: Curiosity Channel (DStv 185)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series, Docu-Drama

Murder She Solved

This documentary series follows female crime investigators as they take on some of Canada's highest-profile cases.

In the series premiere, "Free to Kill": Rookie private investigator Marie Parent puts her life on the line to uncover the horrible truth behind the disappearance of Ottawa freelance journalist Louise Ellis.

She delves deep into the mind of a killer to find what police aren't able to on their own - the evidence they need to put him away, before he gets away with murder.

Sexy Beasts 2

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Dating Game Show, Reality

Sexy Beasts 2

Hoping to say goodbye to superficial dating, real-life singles sport elaborate makeup and prosthetics to put true blind-date chemistry to the test.

Sexy Beasts is the dating show that takes looks completely out of the equation using fantastical, cutting edge prosthetics to transform the daters - giving them a chance to find love purely based on personality.

This season these blind dates are beastier than ever.

It's time to say goodbye to superficial dating, as Hollywood prosthetics turn single people into monsters, animals and mythical creatures, so they can only be judged on their personality.


Actors in this post: Rami Chuene


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