New on TV today: Tuesday 4 January

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 04 Jan 2022
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How to Lose Weight Well 6

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality, Lifestyle

How to Lose Weight Well 6

Doctors Helen Lawal and Javid Abdelmoneim help people try out the most popular diets on the market, with participants trialing various regimens.

In the Season 6 premiere: Sisters Lesley and Debra from Essex road-test diets followed by celebrities such as Adele and Rebel Wilson, to see if they can get similar results.

Elsewhere, drinking buddies Maurice and Mick want to lose weight before attempting a Three Peaks walk in Yorkshire.

Dr Javid also looks into how the diet industry has adopted technology and takes a gym bike for a spin.

Meanwhile, six more volunteers try out various methods to lose weight including the coffee and chocolate diets, the Mexican and K-pop diets and the macro and smart app diets.

Evil Twins 5

Channel: Investigation Discovery (DStv 171 / StarSat 223)
TX Time: 21h05
Genre: True Crime, Docu-Drama

Evil Twins 5

Evil Twins considers the odd and fascinating world of twins, the secret languages they create, and their sometimes identical façade.

There's something oddly fascinating about twins.

Maybe it's the secret languages they create, their identical façade, or the rumours about how one can feel when the other is hurt.

But when a twin goes bad, they go really bad.

They're the ones who sleep with their twin's husband, set them up for murder, steal their identities and come back from the dead.

Animal Kingdom 5

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h30
Genre: Drama

Animal Kingdom 5

In Season 5, Pope, Craig, Deran and J are still dealing with the fallout from the events surrounding Smurf's death, including family members out for revenge.

With their kingdom without a leader, the Cody family's struggle to maintain their fragile alliance, and to see which of them will come out on top.

Meanwhile, they search for more information on Pamela Johnson whom Smurf made the beneficiary of her estate.

And back in 1984, an increasingly volatile 29-year-old Smurf is forging her own path raising Pope and Julia and leading the charge on dangerous jobs with new and old friends.

Hannes aan Huis 4

Channel: kykNET (DStv 144)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Talk Show, Afrikaans

Hannes aan Huis 4

We relive and remember Hannes' visits to the home of legends such as Emsie Schoeman, Wilna Snyman, Riaan Cruywagen and Hans Strydom, as well as visits to great spirits in sport.

MasterChef USA 6

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

MasterChef USA 6

Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot welcome judge Christina Tosi, renowned pastry chef, owner and founder of New York City's Milk Bar, to Season 6 of MasterChef.

More hopefuls than ever before auditioned at MasterChef's open casting calls in Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Ohio; Los Angeles, California; Memphis, Tennessee; Miami, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana; New York, New York; San Antonio, Texas; San Diego, California; and San Francisco, California; to prove they have what it takes to make a mark on the culinary world.

This season will feature 40 contestants from all walks of life representing 16 states - including an engineer, chiropractor, elementary music teacher, petroleum landman, fashion stylist and a drummer - all with the hopes of turning their culinary dreams into reality.

In the Season 6 premiere: 40 of the best home cooks in America will travel to Los Angeles to present their signature dishes to the distinguished judging panel.

The judges will taste for flavour, creativity and presentation.

In order to move to the next round, the home cooks must have an immense passion for food and be determined to out-cook their rivals in a series of head-to-head battles to earn a coveted white apron.

Once the Battle for the Apron concludes, the top home cooks will be put through their paces in a series of challenges designed to test their palates, food knowledge, passion and culinary skills.

Later, the hopefuls visit an amusement park to create amusement park-themed meals; cook for Las Vegas jugglers, magicians and dancers; visit a cattle ranch to prepare meals for ranchers and cowboys; and face the infamous restaurant takeover.

With each new challenge, the pressure will mount as the home cooks compete for the coveted title of MasterChef, a cookbook deal and the $250,000 grand prize.

Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip 3

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Food, Reality, Travel

Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip 3

Gordon, Gino and Fred return for another road trip, this time visiting Greece, where they will learn all about the history and culture of one of the most ancient countries and civilisations in the world.

Their Greek adventure will include island hopping on a catamaran, racing on jet skis and shipwreck diving, as well as exploring some of the jewels in Greece's crown, including party island Mykonos and capital city Athens.


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04 Jan 2022 11:23

Animal Kingdom! 

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