Food, Documentary Series
A documentary series featuring 12 of South Africa's leading chefs as they open the doors to their kitchens (and their hearts) for a frank and in-depth look into their lives as culinary exponents.
They command some of the country's most beloved restaurants and are making waves locally and internationally with their innovative ways in the kitchen.
Something Bit Me!
Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182 / StarSat 221)
Wildlife, Documentary Series, Docu-Drama
Something Bit Me explores the peculiar true stories of bug bites, insect stings and animal attacks that have sent people to the E.R. through venom, disease, or the brute force of their jaws.
As the medical mystery unfolds we explore the amazing and deadly power that these creatures have and what we can do to protect ourselves.
In the series premiere, "This is Not a Deer!": In the Costa Rican jungle, a sudden strike turns a television producer's location scout into a race to save his leg and possibly his life.
And in Orange County, California, a personal trainer becomes the second victim of an apex predator stalking the mountain trails.
When her ex-marine combat skills aren't enough to drive off her attacker, a pack of mountain bikers comes to her rescue.
Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story
Netflix South Africa
True Crime, Documentary
TV star Jimmy Savile charmed a nation with his eccentricity and philanthropy. But sexual abuse allegations expose a shocking unseen side of his persona.
Savile rose to prominence in a career spanning decades in the entertainment industry in the UK.
He had raised millions for charity, been knighted by the Queen and achieved national treasure status by the time he died on 29 October, 2011.
His funeral was broadcast live on the BBC.
Since his death, independent investigations and those made by Scotland Yard uncovered that Savile had been a prolific and predatory sex offender, abusing hundreds of people, some as young as five.
To date, more than 450 allegations of sexual assault and abuse have been made against him.
The documentary examines, through extensive archive footage, Savile's relationship with the British people, the establishment and the media to understand how he managed to fool an entire nation for so long.
Pastor Wants a Wife 2
Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
Dating Game Show, Reality Competition, Docu-Reality, Religion
In a different kind of seeking, Season 2 features a new man of God looking for a woman to build a life with.
This season's bachelor is 35-year-old Tshego Modisakeng, an IT technician and entrepreneur from Rustenburg.
The father of two is looking for an "outspoken woman" and is tired of "meaningless relationships".
Pertinently, he doesn't need his future lady to be involved in church activities.
Bob Hearts Abishola
BET (DStv 129)
From Two and a Half Men producer Chuck Lorre, Bob Hearts Abishola is a love story about a middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over.
Bob runs his family's successful, highly competitive sock company with his mother, Dottie, his sister, Christine, and his younger brother, Douglas.
When the stress of the job lands him in the hospital, he meets Abishola, his kind, hard-working nurse whom he's immediately drawn to.
Now all Bob needs to do is convince her to give him a chance, which will take some doing since they couldn't be more different.
After coming to America from Nigeria to find a better life for her and her son, Dele, a straight-A student, Abishola lives in a small apartment with her super-protective relatives, Auntie Olu and Uncle Tunde.
Abishola's close friends include fellow nurse Gloria and Kemi.
Undaunted by Abishola's lack of initial interest or the vast differences in their backgrounds, Bob is determined to win her heart, in this comedic examination of immigrant life in America.
Pasella 28 returns from hiatus
Season 28 returns from hiatus with Episode 14.
Presented by Paul Rothmann, Vicky Davis, Amalia Uys, Hemelbesem, Rumacques Gelderbloem and Sasha-Lee Davids, each episode of Pasella provides a triple dose of fun and enjoyment.
After Season 28 premiered last year, the channel announced this will be the show's last.
As the show bows out of the family channel's primetime offering, it will take viewers to hang out with celebrities and experts through the country whilst uncovering the best-hidden gems.
In Episode 14: Pasella has developed into an institution over the past two decades and tonight we go back to where it all started.
We find out from more than 40 presenters what Pasella has meant to them.
Take a sneak peek behind the scenes and hear what Pasella's popular guests over the years have to say about the program.
The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On
Netflix South Africa
10h00 (all episodes)
Get hitched or call it quits? Couples put their love to the test — while shacking up with other potential matches.
Six different couples, on the verge of marriage. One partner is ready to get married, the other isn't quite as sure.
An ultimatum is issued - and in just over eight weeks, they must commit to marriage, or move on.
In the meantime, each will choose a new potential partner from one of the other couples, in a life-changing opportunity to get a glimpse of two different possible futures.