New on TV today: Wednesday 31 January 2024

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 31 Jan 2024
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Channel: Disney+
TX Time: 00h01
Genre: Docu-Reality


Choir is a six-part docuseries following the kids of the renowned Detroit Youth Choir (DYC) as they prepare for the performance of a lifetime.

Through their eyes, we experience the highs and lows of life growing up in Detroit, navigating the challenges of balancing family, school and athletics, all while pursuing their dreams of taking their talents to the next level and performing on one of the world's biggest stages.

Following their 2019 appearance on America's Got Talent, it's a pivotal time for the choir and its director, Anthony White, as he's faced with the combined challenges of replacing several key members, keeping the choir relevant in Detroit, and finding the next big opportunity that will put them back in the national spotlight.

The Secret Life of Baby Owls

Channel: Curiosity Channel (DStv 185)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Documentary Series, Wildlife

The Secret Life of Baby Owls

Owls - with their huge eyes, flat faces and distinctive hoot – are truly iconic creatures.

But how much do we really know about these mysterious nocturnal birds?

We're about to find out as we follow the fate of newborn baby owls as they grow up and learn to fly.

By following their individual journeys from egg to air, this series will reveal the secrets of owl life; the family dramas, threats and challenges that they face – and the amazing adaptations that allow them to rule the skies.

Welcome to the magical world of baby owls.

We begin by meeting the parents to be and witness the delicate mating rituals of male and females each looking for a mate.

We follow their progress as they lay and incubate their eggs, until their precious baby owlets hatch.

Then we'll follow the fortunes of these super cute infants, following their intrepid exploits as they learn to fly and finally leave the nest.

Not all of them will make it...

Episode 1

In a corner of rural Essex, a former First World War airfield has been left wild for over 100 years.

It is now a perfect owl country, home to all five of Britain's species of owl.

Among them live a remarkable barn owl called Missing Claw.

Episode 2

Little owls Geronimo and Flo are still reeling from their recent tragedy, and are on the lookout for a new nest.

Alexander: The Making of a God

Channel: Netflix South Africa
TX Time: 10h00 (all episodes)
Genre: Docu-Drama, Documentary Series, History

Alexander: The Making of a God

Expert interviews and gripping reenactments combine to reveal the extraordinary life of Alexander the Great and his burning desire to conquer the world.

The series reveals the extraordinary life of Alexander the Great through his radical transformation from warrior prince to living god.

The series explores his rise as an exiled young man into his obsession with defeating the mighty Persian Emperor Darius that led him to conquer the known world in just under six years.

Alexander's fascinating story is told through drama intertwined with expert academic insight, archaeology and ongoing excavations at the archaeological site in Alexandria, Egypt.



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