New on TV today: Saturday 30 October

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 30 Oct 2021
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Expedition: Back to the Future

Channel: Discovery Channel (DStv 121)
TX Time: 20h55
Genre: Documentary Series, Docu-Reality

Expedition: Back to the Future

Josh Gates and Christopher Lloyd set out an epic journey in search of the iconic DeLeorean Time Machine from the Back to the Future trilogy of movies, hoping to deliver it to The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Josh Gates, avid explorer and host of Expedition Unknown, has spent his career traveling the world investigating history's greatest legends and mysteries.

Now, he's setting out on the journey of a lifetime in search of the most iconic car in Hollywood history – The DeLorean Time Machine from the classic sci-fi trilogy Back to the Future.

Together with screen-legend Christopher Lloyd, Josh travels across the country and through the history of one of cinema's greatest franchises on an epic search for this timeless vehicle all in hopes of delivering and donating it to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for auction.

Josh Gates has taken viewers on thrilling global adventures, but none quite like this.

Scouring iconic Hollywood locations in search of their coveted prize, Josh and Christopher soon realise their quest is full of unexpected turns and will extend beyond the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, so they enlist the help of some familiar faces including Donald Fullilove, Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, James Tolkan, and Harry Waters Jr.

But first they must meet with the man who started it all, co-creator of the Back to the Future trilogy, Bob Gale.

From Los Angeles to Houston to New York to Orlando — Josh and Christopher's mission sends them to different corners of the country in order to find the perfect DeLorean Time Machine.

Along the way, they meet with DeLorean experts, collectors, and Back to the Future superfans and dive deep into the history and lore of the famed vehicle.

In the Dark 3

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Comedy-Drama

In the Dark 3

Murphy is a hard-living, hard-drinking, disaffected 20-something with a penchant for casual sex. She also happens to be blind.

She spends the majority of her time in a one block radius that includes her apartment, a local bar and a convenience store where she buys tampons and candy bars.

Murphy lives with her roommate Jess and her guide dog Pretzel, whom she reluctantly has come to love.

Her closest friend is a teenager named Tyson who she befriends after he saved her from a violent mugging.

But her life comes crashing down when she stumbles upon what she's sure is his lifeless body in the alley outside her apartment.

By the time the police arrive, there is no body to be found, leaving everyone around Murphy to question her.

But Murphy is determined to find the truth, which opens up her world far beyond the comforts of her block.

In the Season 3 premiere, "Hanging by a Thread": With Nia dead and Josh aware of their involvement in the biggest case of his career, Murphy, Jess, Felix and Max are forced to make some life-changing decisions.

Meanwhile, Officer Gene Clemens suspects something is awry within the department and forms an unlikely partnership with Josh.


Actors in this post: Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson

Channels in this post: Discovery Channel, M-Net


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