New on TV today: Sunday 12 March

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 12 Mar 2023
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Death by Fame

Channel: Investigation Discovery (DStv 171 / StarSat 223)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

Death by Fame

Uncovering the sinister side of fame and celebrity as investigators reveal the shocking true stories behind the rise, fall, and murder of some of Hollywood's most promising stars.

While mythologised as a golden land of opportunity for aspiring stars of all backgrounds, unfortunately, some of the most tragic crimes in entertainment history start and end in Hollywood.

Episodes explore the cold-blooded murder of The Voice sensation and rising star, Christina Grimmie, whose YouTube channel attracted a stalker with sinister motivations.

It also tells the story of Macedonian model Adea Shabani who arrives in Los Angeles with big dreams then mysteriously goes missing.

Also, actor Lloyd Avery II found overnight success after starring in Boyz N the Hood, but then went on the run in a bizarre portrayal of life imitating art.

In the series premiere, "Celebrity Sexpert": ID recounts the heartbreaking death of Drew Carey's ex-fiancé and renowned Hollywood sex therapist, Dr. Amie Harwick, who was found murdered the day after Valentine's Day.

Police are left to investigate who might be capable of such a deadly act.

Killers: Caught on Camera

Channel: CBS Justice (DStv 170)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series

Killers: Caught on Camera

A true crime series with a voyeuristic twist.

This is a a victim-focused series where friends and family share their memories, photos and videos of loved ones.

Police and legal teams explain how the latest technology connects a network of cameras to build a visual montage of evidence for the prosecution.

Every lens, from doorbell cams to dashcams to security cameras... all capturing crucial moments of bad decisions and pure evil.

And as if that wasn't enough, the lure of social media can sometimes prove too much for those who are guilty of committing a crime – a wayward post can provide the crucial footage required to nail the perpetrator.

Criminal psychologist and author Julia Shaw provides the context to the killings, the science behind murder, what happens in relationships and what drives strangers to kill.

Digital forensic experts and video analysts guide us through the key footage and critical moments required to reveal the story of what happened in each case.

Inthe series premiere, "Julia and Emma": In the UK, the dismembered body of a woman leaves a gay couple, obsessed by serial killers, in the frame.

In the US, a hidden camera provides vital evidence to help bring justice to a family.

Nikki Bella Says I Do

Channel: E! (DStv 124)
TX Time: 19h05
Genre: Reality

Nikki Bella Says I Do

WWE superstar Nikki Bella and Dancing with the Stars champion Artem Chingvintsev share all of their special moments from planning, throwing a joint bachelor and bachelorette celebration and the ultimate decision to get married in the city of lights on their four-part special event.

Nikki and Artem continue their love story and prepare for the next chapter of their lives and the one everyone has been waiting for... the moment Nikki walks down the aisle and says "I do."

This major moment is not without challenges as the bride and groom navigate parenthood with their son Matteo, plan a wedding, throw a joint bachelor and bachelorette party, find a wedding dress, and choose the right venue all while holding onto hope that Artem's family from Russia will make it to this event of a lifetime.

With Nikki's sister, Brie, by her side and so much at stake, will Nikki and Artem's dream wedding come together without a hitch?

In the series premiere, "Run Away with Me": After a long engagement, Nikki and Artem are finally ready to say "I Do."

The only problem is, they have to do it in four weeks.

Brie is quickly appointed the maid of honour and scrambles to plan a bridal shower.

Nikki finds it impossible to find a venue on such short notice, and Artem hopes his Russian family can travel for the wedding as well as meet their son, Matteo, for the first time.

Will they have to compromise too much of their vision to make their fairytale wedding a reality?

The Titan Games 2

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Sport

The Titan Games 2

Executive produced and hosted by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the series offers everyday people a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in epic head-to-head challenges designed to test the mind, body and heart.

This season includes an incredible group of athletes and everyday heroes with inspirational stories.

There are doctors, nurses, veterans and teachers set to compete in the Titan arena, and this season they will also have to beat world-class professional athletes, including Olympic gold medalists, NFL stars and UFC champions, to become Titans.

Inspired by Johnson's desire to motivate global audiences to achieve their greatness, this athletic competition gives men and women across the USA the opportunity to step inside the Titan arena and push beyond their limits.

Competitors will battle opponents in unforgiving head-to-head challenges, designed by Johnson.

Winners will advance to the ultimate challenge of Mt. Olympus, the consummate athletic test of speed, strength, agility and endurance.

The Titan Games will not only test the competitors' physical strength, but also their mental and emotional fortitude.

In the end, the Titans will return to battle against one another, with one man and one woman emerging as Titan Champion and each winning a grand prize of $100,000.

If one of the professional athletes wins, their prize money will go to a charity of their choosing.

In the two-hour season premiere: Johnson reveals the competition's new format with regional brackets and the addition of Professional Athlete Titans representing each region.

In this episode, competitors from the Central division will compete in a best of three competition where the winner will move on to battle a Pro-Athlete Titan on Mt. Olympus.

Female competitors will have to face two-time Olympic gold-medal winning and current undisputed boxing world champion Claressa Shields, while the males will take on NFL Iron Man Legend and 10x Pro-Bowler Joe Thomas.


Actors in this post: The Rock


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