New on TV today: Friday 22 July

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 22 Jul 2022
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Funny People Africa

Channel: S3
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Comedy

Funny People Africa

Funny People Africa is a stand-up comedy series which celebrates some of the best pan-African comedy the continent has to offer.

Join Robby Collins, Eddie Kadi, Glen Biderman-Pam and many other comedians as they discuss life, love and chickens.

The lineup also includes Richelieu Beaunoir, Ebenhaezer Dibakwane, Tyson Ngubeni, Dylan Skews, Kate Pinchuck, Nicholas Goliath and Stella Dlangalala.

The series was filmed at Goliath & Goliath Melrose Arch over two nights in early February 2019.

Here We Go

Channel: BBC Brit (DStv 120)
TX Time: 20h35
Genre: Comedy

Here We Go

A year in the life of the irrepressible Jessop family as filmed by youngest son, Sam.

This is family life with no filter.

The Jessops navigate life's everyday challenges - from changing jobs to kidnapping dogs.

In the series premiere, "Mum's Birthday Voucher": Paul gives Rachel a family voucher for a theme park, valid for six months.

On the day before it expires, and with a neighbour's dog in tow, the Jessops finally attempt to use it.

Lost Gold of the Aztecs

Channel: HISTORY (DStv 186)
TX Time: 20h15
Genre: Docu-Reality, History

Lost Gold of the Aztecs

Lost Gold of the Aztecs follows three families determined to break a 500-year-old curse to find the hidden gold treasure.

500 years ago, Spanish Conquistadors raided the gold-filled land of the Aztecs.

But according to the legend, Emperor Montezuma and his people were able to sneak their wealth north to seven separate locations in what is now the American Southwest.

For five centuries, thousands have searched for Montezuma's treasure and the 7 Cities of Gold.

The treasure is believed to be made up of an enormous quantity of gold bars, silver, precious stones, jewellery and other Aztec artifacts, worth over $3-billion dollars.

In the series premiere, "Montezuma's Curse": Legend has it that 500 years ago a vast fortune in gold was hidden by the Aztecs somewhere in the American southwest.

Now three families are closing in on what they believe is the location of the treasure.

Each family follows a different set of clues.

Will they succeed or will they succumb to the curse that was placed on the gold?

Trying 3

Channel: Apple TV+
TX Time: 00h01
Genre: Comedy

Trying 3

After a dramatic end to Season 2, the eight-episode third season picks up with Nikki and Jason waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know.

Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought.

Thrown straight into the parental deep end, Nikki and Jason's relationships with each other and with their nearest and dearest are tested as they desperately try to navigate the ups and downs of parenting — while hanging onto their kids, and their sanity.

Blown Away 3

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Reality Competition

Blown Away 3

Ten glass artists from around the world gather in North America's largest hot shop to push themselves to creative extremes in the quest to be named Best In Glass.

In each episode, the glassblowers must impress a panel of art experts or risk being eliminated.

At stake is a life changing prize that will send their careers to new heights.

Blown Away is back for Season 3 with some of the glass world's heaviest hitters, all competing for the title Best In Glass.

Ten glass artists have come to North America's largest hot shop to push themselves to their creative limits.

In each episode, the glassblowers must impress the Evaluators or risk being eliminated.

At stake is a life changing prize that will send their careers to new heights.


Actors in this post: Ebenhaezer Dibakwane


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