New on TV today: Tuesday 2 August

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 02 Aug 2022
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Billions 6

Channel: Me (DStv 115)
TX Time: 22h30
Genre: Drama

Billions 6

The dust of Season 5 clears to reveal a world that has evolved.

With Axe gone and Michael Prince assuming his place, Chuck must develop a new strategy that is keener and more sophisticated than before.

All the players, from Wags to Wendy, from Taylor to Sacker and, of course, Senior, must sharpen their weapons and look for new alliances in order to survive.

Daniel Breaker, who plays Scooter, the brilliant and locked down Chief of Staff for Prince, has been upped to series regular.

The ground is ever shifting and the stakes absolute.

New king, new war, new rules.

In the Season 6 premiere, "Cannonade": Prince revamps the team in his image with mixed results, leading him to question if he wants to keep any of them at all.

Chuck, clearing his head upstate, leads a crusade against a local blue blood.

Meanwhile, Wags, Wendy and Taylor all try to wrap their heads around their new positions under Prince.

My Horror Love Story: Kenya

Channel: HONEY (DStv 173)
TX Time: 16h30
Genre: Reality

My Horror Love Story: Kenya

What happens when the love you thought was precious turns out to be bitter and painful?

We hear directly from women whose fairytale relationships turned into nightmares.

In a sit-down with the women and those closest to them, we relive the moments when they knew that their love story was now a horror.

Hometown Kickstart

Channel: HGTV (DStv 177)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Home Improvement, Reality Makeover

Hometown Kickstart

Six small communities - Buffalo, Wyoming; Cornwall, New York; Winslow, Arizona; LaGrange, Kentucky; Thomaston, Georgia; and Minden, Louisiana - need a boost to re-energise their revitalization efforts.

HGTV has called on some of its biggest stars to help out in Home Town Kickstart, a new renovation series.

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent; Ty Pennington; Jasmine Roth and Alison Victoria are among the experts who, supported by Home Town stars Ben and Erin Napier, will lead three projects in each town.

These are: refresh the home of a local hero, give a small business a beautiful upgrade and reinvigorate a public space to enhance the residents' quality of life and engender community pride.

During the series, Ben and Erin, who know a thing or two about small town revitalisation, will offer their insight and encouragement.

People magazine will share the unique stories of each location and the standout locals that reside within them.

In the series premiere, "A Boost for Buffalo": In Buffalo, Wyoming, Jasmine and Ty give an Army vet's charming home a modern update and revitalise the community's beloved movie theatre.

Love Island

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Dating Game Show, Reality Competition

Love Island

On this late night risqué reality show, a group of singletons must choose their partners wisely – in order to avoid being dumped - both by their potential lovers and from the show.

In between beach bonfires and intimate dinners some shock eliminations and new arrivals ensure constant unpredictability and rivalry for the Islanders.

And once contestants leave the island, the remaining singles must re-couple or risk being sent home.

Island Life 15

Channel: Real Time (DStv 155)
TX Time: 14h35
Genre: Reality

Island Life 15

Most people only fantasize about living on an island, but this series proves that an Island Life is possible for anyone.

Tropical dreamers will be shown island properties that fit into any budget, from ultra-affordable to totally outrageous.

We'll follow everyday families is search of their own slice of paradise, and prove that fantasy can be reality.

In the Season 15 premiere, "Ferry to Bainbridge Island": An engaged Seattle couple is ready to leave claustrophobic city life and escape to beautiful Bainbridge island, Washington.

Located just a 35-minute ferry ride away, it's an easy commute to work and all the excitement offered by the Emerald City.

She's hoping to find a large yard, ideal for a new dog or their future kids, while he wants a house close to the ferry that's easy to maintain.

In the second episode of the weekday double bill, "Exploring Nature on Fidalgo Island": A Washington family is moving to their favourite camping spot on Fidalgo Island to get their kids outdoors more and bring all the joys of camping to everyday life.

They hope to find a spacious home with a large kitchen and a dining room for family dinners.

Mom vs. Wife: Kenya 2

Channel: HONEY (DStv 173)
TX Time: 16h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Food

Mom vs. Wife: Kenya 2

Who knows the way to a man's heart best? His wife or his mother?

In each episode of this cooking competition, hosted by Kenya's Betty Kyallo, a man's wife and his mother must both cook his favourite meal.

He will taste their dishes blindfolded and choose his favourite.

The woman who has whipped up the best dish, wins.


Actors in this post: Ty Pennington

Channels in this post: Me, HONEY, HGTV, eReality, Real Time

1 Comment

02 Aug 2022 11:12

Billions is slowly declining in terms of script but still among the good ones out there.

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