New on TV today: Sunday 14 May

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 14 May 2023
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Iberia's Woodlands

Channel: Nat Geo Wild (DStv 182 / StarSat 221)
TX Time: 18h00
Genre: Wildlife, Nature, Documentary Series

Iberia's Woodlands

In this two-episode documentary series, we will see the challenges to which the forest dwellers must battle each day to survive.

It captures the changing seasons and the life cycles of a range of wildlife in Spain and Portugal's Mediterranean forests, a region of great diversity.

When at certain times of the year the environmental conditions harden, the competition and rivalry put them all to the test.

A mix of adaptation and luck will decide who manages to survive.

Breeding Season

The forests of the Iberian Peninsula in Europe's southwest corner are home to some of the most unusual animals on Earth.

Every species must fight to survive in these savage lands, but the spring rains are one of the greatest gifts of the year.

In this brief window of time, animals seek out the precise breeding conditions that will give their species the best chance of surviving another generation.

Rivalry Time

Rivalry defines all life in the forests of the Iberian Peninsula.

The arrival of summer marks the beginning of what will be a prolonged period of drought in the region, making survival even more difficult for the animals who call this place home.

Every creature must fight for limited resources – making competition both within and between species unavoidable.

Great Parks of Africa

Channel: S3
TX Time: 18h30
Genre: Documentary Series, Wildlife, Nature

Great Parks of Africa

Scattered throughout the wild lands of Africa are a number of protected havens that shelter some of the continent's most iconic wildlife.

Explore these majestic natural sanctuaries dedicated to the preservation of the continent's rich yet vulnerable wildlife heritage.

The first season covers the Addo Elephant National Park, Table Mountain National Park, iSimangaliso: The Miracle, Karoo National Park, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Chobe: Land of Learning.

In the series premiere, "Addo Elephant National Park": The vast plains of Addo Elephant National Park stretch more than 600 square miles into South Africa's interior.

Embark on a thrilling journey through this unique wilderness sanctuary and meet its most endangered resident: the African elephant.

Sex Actually with Alice Levine 2

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary Series, Lifestyle

Sex Actually with Alice Levine 2

This documentary series sees Alice Levine meet the adventurous people pushing the boundaries of sex, intimacy and relationships.

Alice steps out of her comfort to explore attitudes towards sex in the 2020s and meet Brits who approach sex in very different ways.

Produced by Louis Theroux, the series goes beneath the sheets to find out how lockdown affected sex lives and whether anything is considered 'normal' anymore when it comes to sex?

In the Season 2 premiere: In Berlin and Vegas, Alice takes a deep dive into future sex, from cyber-brothels to talking sex dolls and the latest in sex robots.

As the world gets more automated, she will discover if we even need human interaction to have a happy and fulfilled sex life.

American Idol 20

Channel: eReality (Openview 108)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Reality Competition, Music

American Idol 20

American Idol returns for a historic 20th season.

Once again, industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will help determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation.

Ryan Seacrest returns as host and producer.

This season, viewers will embark on a nationwide search across Nashville, Tennessee, Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles, California, where the show's judge auditions will surprise audiences and hopefuls alike with never-before-seen twists and a first-ever Platinum ticket winner.

Ask the Cook

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

Ask the Cook

A light-hearted cooking show for hopeless cooks and foodies to level up their cooking skills.

Chef Asisipho Burwana is self-taught and the life of any room he steps into.

He helps viewers figure out the best ways to make tasty meals over a good chat.

Where Are You?

Channel: HONEY (DStv 173)
TX Time: 17h00
Genre: Reality

Where Are You?

A reality show that follows the lives of families whose loved ones vanished without a trace.

How have they coped so long with loss and its impact on their lives?

We see all the emotions as they try to locate their loved ones.

Will they find their family members? Dead or alive?

Yes, I Have HIV: Zambia 2

Channel: HONEY (DStv 173)
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Reality

Yes, I Have HIV: Zambia 2

Paul Band, a popular HIV activist, helps people reveal their HIV-positive status for the first time to their loved ones.

He meets with each person to unpack their journey and how they contracted the virus.

He helps families with an expert to face the truth and find a new way of living positively with the disease.


Actors in this post: Ryan Seacrest

Channels in this post: Nat Geo Wild, SABC3, BBC Lifestyle, eReality, HONEY


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