New on TV today: Thursday 25 January 2024

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 25 Jan 2024
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Game of Talents

Channel: SABC2
TX Time: 19h00
Genre: Game Show, Talent Show, Variety

Game of Talents

Taking the awe, wonder and spectacle of a large-scale variety show and infusing it with a clue-centered, high-intensity investigative game, Game of Talents is a hybrid series like you've never seen.

The series pits two teams of contestants against each other as they attempt to figure out the surprising, mesmerizing - and sometimes bizarre - hidden talents of the mystery performers.

With more than $200,000 on the line, can the contestants spot the fire dancer from the spider wrangler or the gospel singer from the contortionist?

Can you?

The series is hosted by Wayne Brady.


Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Drama, Period Drama, Miniseries


Griselda is a fictionalised dramatization inspired by the life of the savvy and ambitious Griselda Blanco, who created one of the most powerful cartels in history.

Set in 1970s-80s Miami, Blanco's lethal blend of unsuspected savagery and charm helps her expertly navigate between business and family, leading her to become widely known as "the Godmother".

Starring and executive produced by Sofía Vergara.

Wonders of the Moon with Dara Ó Briain

Channel: BBC Earth (DStv 184)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Science, Nature, Documentary Series

Wonders of the Moon with Dara Ó Briain

Writer, comedian, amateur astronomer and astrophotographer Dara Ó Briain explores the importance of the moon to life on Earth and how it may play a part in humanity's future.

Along the way, he discovers more about the myths around the moon and learns how the ancient archaeological site of Newgrange in Ireland may record its phases.

Later, Dara looks to the future as he meets an astronaut, discovers the steps scientists are taking to crack the moon's secrets, and learns how it may soon be possible to 3D print a moonbase.

He also explores the myths inspired by the moon, the way it influences our tides and tempers, and even meets someone who may oneday become Europe's first moon walker.

Till the End of Time 2

Channel: eExtra (Openview 105 / DStv 195 / StarSat 489)
TX Time: 13h45
Genre: Telenovela

Till the End of Time 2

A Hindi romantic thriller (original title "Beyhadh") starring Jennifer Winget, Shivin Narang and Ashish Chaudhary..

This season Maya Jaisingh, an internationally best-selling author, plans to destroy her biggest enemy Mrityunjay "MJ" Roy, to avenge the atrocities committed by him 10 years ago.

She plans to take revenge on those who betrayed her using Rudra and Rishi, MJ's sons.

Irvine Welsh's Crime 2

Channel: BritBox
TX Time: 00h01
Genre: Drama

Irvine Welsh's Crime 2

Dougray Scott returns in his International Emmy-winning role as troubled DI Ray Lennox in this thriller from Irvine Welsh.

In the Season 2 premiere, Lennox is ready to return to the fray at Edinburgh Serious Crimes division, keen to prove he is fully recovered from the breakdown induced by bringing Mr Confectioner to justice, but he's surprised to find that it's all changed.

Bob Toal has lost his mojo, Amanda Drummond is freshly promoted and there are two new faces on the team in the form of devious Tommy Stark and failed actor Norrie Erskine.

When one of Lennox's former colleagues is attacked, he and Drummond quickly realise that all is not as it seems as they become embroiled in a case about vengeance, identity and social justice.

The Night Shift 2

Channel: S3
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Drama

The Night Shift 2

Welcome to the night shift, where the toughest and craziest cases always seem to come through the door.

Every shift is a fight between the heroic efforts of saving lives and the hard truths of running an underfunded hospital.

This season, after a harrowing hostage incident left the night shift team badly shaken, everyone is finally back to business... everyone except TC Callahan, who has been temporarily suspended from the hospital after a PTSD breakdown on the job.

After recovering from his near-fatal gunshot wound, Topher Zia has temporarily taken over as chief of the night shift while Jordan Alexander fields scrutiny over her medical mishandling of the man who shot him.

TC can't stay away from the action however and joins Jordan out in the field, and with the help of head surgeon Scott Clemmens, they push the limits of medical technology to save a father trapped beneath an elevator.

Dr. Joey Chavez brings a new zen vibe to the ER when he steps in as chief surgeon on a freak motorcycle accident case, working to the beat of his own drum.

Meanwhile, Ragosa returns to the ER with a surprising new lease on life after surviving cancer.

TVSA Show Page: The Night Shift 2

Fixer to Fabulous 5

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

Fixer to Fabulous 5

Husband-and-wife renovation duo Dave and Jenny Marrs will bring more of Bentonville, Arkansas', dilapidated houses to life in a new season of Fixer to Fabulous.

In each of the 16 new episodes, the Marrs will channel Dave's construction know-how and master carpentry skills and Jenny's knack for design to complete one-of-a-kind home transformations for their clients.

Throughout the season, Dave and Jenny will take on a wide range of overhauls including a family horse ranch, a special renovation for a homeowner facing deployment and a personal project at their own farmhouse revamping their primary suite and kids' rooms.

In the Season 5 premiere, "Horse Ranch Dream": A family decides to uproot their lives in Texas for their new home in Arkansas.

They're looking for the ultimate horse ranch renovation, but as Dave and Jenny dive into the makeover, they encounter issues that could result in major budget adjustments.

uThando Nes'thembu 7

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Docu-Reality

uThando Nes'thembu 7

Follows businessman Musa Mseleku and his wives as they navigate a polygamous relationship, their family dynamic, staying true to tradition in a modern world and the sisterhood of the wives.

While the wives now maintain a loving and respectful relationship with each other, the journey to peace and harmony was not an easy one.

They each share how they felt at first being introduced into a polygamous marriage, the uncertainty and insecurity that came with the arrangement, heartbreak and eventual acceptance, contentment and forming an unshakable bond with each other.

Season 7 promises a mix of family, culture and the individual journeys of the wives, each following their unique path.

The heart of the series lives on with the continuation of family meetings, a cornerstone of the Mseleku family's decision-making process.

This season we will witness Musa's pursuit of legacy and preparation for his children's future.

Musa yearns for what he's being denied, will he choose peace?

MaCele, in need of personal peace and balance, steps back from her matriarchal duties, while MaYeni focuses on her own healing, children and nurturing her relationship with Musa.

MaKhumalo begins her path of self-improvement and business ventures, striving to mend ties with her sister wives in hopes to heal their relationships.

MaNgwabe, steadfast in her beliefs, dedicates herself to her children's upbringing.

This season also sees Mseleku's wives wrangle their children, trying to lead them on the right path, based on their own individualistic personal beliefs.

MaCele is at odds with her husband over how he chooses to raise and lead his sons and is trying to free them from his "clutches".

MaYeni is left shook by Mpumelelo's decisions and way of life and  MaKhumalo is trying her best to help Mpilo become an independent young woman.

MaNgwabe is pleasantly surprised by her daughter's initiative to join and start a journey of purity, and MaKhumalo lends a helping hand.

Mseleku helps Mpumelelo and Lwandle on their spiritual calling and wants Sne to do better.

Sne, known for being troublesome, is tired of being the perceived black sheep of the family and is trying to head in a positive direction.

Masters of the Universe: Revolution

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Superhero, Animation, Action, Fantasy

Masters of the Universe: Revolution

It's technology versus magic when He-Man and the heroic warriors face the forces of Skeletor and something more in Masters of the Universe: Revolution – the new epic chapter in the battle for Castle Grayskull.

The newly-mechanized Skeletor, armed with the might of Motherboard, attacks the heart of Eternia while Prince Adam grapples with a new responsibility and what that means for him as He-Man.

Adam is forced to choose between the sceptre or the sword, and a life as either the King or the Champion.

Meanwhile, the new Sorceress Teela searches for the secret of Snake Magic in the mists of Darksmoke to rebuild a magic realm and help He-Man hold off the greatest threat Eternia has ever faced: the return of the despot Hordak, the ruthless leader of the Horde Empire.

An animated series with the voices of Mark Hamill, Melissa Benoist, William Shatner, Keith David, Lena Headey and more.


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