TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)
When their skin betrays them, they'll need some mercy - and patients call her Dr. Mercy.
Chicago-based dermatologist Dr. Mercy Odueyungbo tackles some of the most extraordinary, unique and bizarre skin cases.
From giant cysts and lipomas to a woman whose polycystic ovary syndrome has caused her to grow a full beard to another patient with extreme port wine birthmarks on her face, Dr. Mercy is ready and willing to help all patients that walk through her door, no matter their skin condition.
Get a personal look inside Dr. Mercy's practice to see how passionate she is about her patients and how dedicated she is to making sure each patient looks and feels beautiful, inside and out.
Dr. Mercy shines a light on extreme skin conditions and cases including a rhinophyma that has caused a nose to grow three times its regular size and one unique condition that has left one patient covered in increasingly more lumps after each of her pregnancies.
Dr. Mercy is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon who comes from a medical household.
Growing up in Nigeria, both of her parents were nurses and her father was the first person to teach her how to suture.
The Insolent Heart
Star Life (DStv 167 / Openview 110)
This musical-romantic telenovela revolves around Abeer Malhotra, a successful and charming rockstar, and Meher Purohit.
During college Abeer sets his eye on a simple, intellectual and pretty girl, Meher, and they subsequently get married at a young age - then get divorced.
Eight years later, Meher returns to his life as the new CEO of the music channel he sings for.
Abeer decides to tell their love story in the first season.
The original Hindi title is Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil.
M-Net (DStv 101)
Experimental series from an eclectic group of celebrated indie filmmakers who re-edited and re-scored footage from public domain films and overdubbed them with performances of contemporary actors of all stripes to tell a collection of new, wholly original stories.
The varied voiceover cast includes Fred Armisen, Alison Brie, Colman Domingo, Jake Johnson, Chris Meloni, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Christina Ricci, Dan Stevens, Lorraine Toussaint and many more.
In the series premiere, "Familiesgiving": A young couple, John and Jane, have their sacred Friendsgiving upended when John's overbearing mom forces an invite and makes it all about her.
John, fearing his contentious mom who will make a horrible scene as usual and ruin the holiday, decides to enlist his dad in a harebrained scheme to minimise the damage.
Despite his best and most ridiculous efforts, things go off the rails anyway...
School of Chocolate
Netflix South Africa
10h00 (all episodes)
Reality Competition, Food
Eight pros study the art of chocolate under the tutelage of a famed chocolatier, but only one will be best in class and win the chance of a lifetime.
Eight top pastry and chocolate professionals are coming to School of Chocolate to take their skills and careers to the next level.
Their teacher is world-renowned chocolatier Amaury Guichon, known for creating mind-blowing chocolate showpieces and unbelievable pastries.
One student who manages to prove themselves 'Best in Class' after eight episodes will win a prize package that includes a career-changing opportunity.
Universal TV (DStv 117)
Police Procedural, Drama
Unforgettable follows NYPD Detective Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), who has a rare memory condition, hyperthymesia, which she utilizes to solve some of New York's most dangerous crimes.
Although at times her gift can be a struggle, her memory has been imperative in helping her and partner Al Burns (Dylan Walsh) maintain a 100% clearance rate on a staggering number of criminal cases.
This season the Major Crimes team gets a makeover with newcomers La La Anthony (Power) as flashy medical examiner Delina Michaels; Kathy Najimy (Veep) as Captain Sandra Russo, the team's new boss; and E.J. Bonilla (Revenge) as young, wisecracking Detective Denny Padilla who has a penchant for Carrie, much to the dismay of Al.
Additional players that promise to shake up Carrie and Al's world include Skeet Ulrich (Law & Order: LA) as Carrie's mysterious long lost husband Eddie Martin; and comedienne Rachel Dratch (30 Rock) as Rosie Webb, the patience-testing star witness in a high-profile securities fraud case whom Carrie and Al are tasked with safely delivering to Miami.
Finally, Grammy Award-winner Ashanti (Army Wives) appears as Stella, a gorgeous jazz singer caught up in the underbelly of NYC's music scene, who catches the eye of Al.
Series regular James Hiroyuki Liao returns as Major Crimes team member Jay Lee.
In the Season 4 premiere, "Blast from the Past": The search for a pair of drug couriers uncovers an assassination plot and a surprising secret that Carrie thought she had put behind her.
In the second episode of the weekly double bill, "Gut Check": Carrie and Al are drafted to transport an embezzlement trial's star witness to Florida.
TVSA Show Page: Unforgettable 4