New on TV today: Thursday 8 February 2024

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 08 Feb 2024
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One Day

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

One Day

After spending graduation night together, Emma and Dexter go their separate ways — but their lives remain intertwined.

One Day tells the story of Emma Morley and Dexter Mayhew who, on 15 July 1988, the night of their graduation, speak for the very first time.

The next morning, they go their separate ways, but where will they be on this one ordinary day the next year, and the year after that, and every year that follows?

Each episode finds Dex and Em, one year older, on this one particular date, as they grow and change, move together and apart, experience joy and heartbreak.

One Day is a decades-spanning love story, based on the novel by David Nicholls.

Lioness 2

Channel: Me (DStv 115)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Drama, Thriller

Lioness 2

Starring Shannon Esra as Samantha Hugo, the series follows the story of a woman fresh out of jail for fraud, who returns to a life even more fractured than when she left.

After the cliffhanger finale of Season 1, Season 2 picks up with Adrian Hugo's (Jacques Bessenger) second wife Bianca (Carla Classen) in a desperate search for her missing husband.

The fiercely protective mother (as the titular "lioness") that she is, Samantha must shield her son Liam (Joshua Eady), no matter the cost.

But when Sam discovers that Adrian's death was not all it seemed, the lioness goes in for the kill.

Also returning for Season 2 are Natasha Sutherland as Megan, Nokuthula Mavuso as Amo, Fiona Ramsay as Charlotte, Avianah Abrahams as Caitlyn, Frank Rautenbach as Jason, Pulane Rampoana as Bonolo, Jazzara Jaslyn as Miranda, Evan Hengst as Brian, Terrence Ngwila as Sifiso, Ditebogo Ledwaba as Lesedi, Ilana Cilliers as Yvette and Gerald Steyn as Anton.

Newcomers this season include Vinette Ebrahim (7de Laan) as Vera, an introverted and aloof ice queen whose fractured family needs warmth.

Carl Beukes (Binnelanders) plays Max, an enigmatic lone wolf who will do whatever it takes to get the job done in helping his half-sister find justice.

Theo Landey (Black Sails) joins the cast as Thomas, a sensitive and intelligent teacher whose kindness lands him in hot water.

Ayden Croy (Arendsvlei) plays Kevin, a warm-hearted young man trying to build a new life after a tragic past.

In the Season 2 premiere: After the chaotic events eighteen months ago that involved burying a body, faking a death, kidnapping and more, Sam faces a judicial panel about to rule on her fate.

TVSA Show Page: Lioness 2

Trigger Point 2

Channel: BritBox
TX Time: 00h01
Genre: Thriller

Trigger Point 2

When the clock is ticking and death is just a heartbeat away, the brave men and women of the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad risk their lives daily on the "long walk" towards danger.

Enter the fascinating but dangerous world of bomb disposal experts in Trigger Point, which turns the spotlight on counter-terrorism policing.

Set in the high-pressured world of bomb disposal, Trigger Point stars Vicky McClure (Line of Duty) and Adrian Lester (Hustle) as frontline officers who must risk their lives during a terrorist campaign in the heart of London.

The second season starts a year on from the Crusader's attacks.

Lana has returned to EXPO after helping train bomb disposal teams in Ukraine.

While she's back and giving a corporate talk on bomb disposal, a series of devices are used to attack a power station, causing widespread chaos and signalling the start of a new and active threat.

Lana works with MI5 and Counter Terrorism to uncover a wide but loosely connected terrorist cell, led by an anonymous leader and bound by their belief in anti-state conspiracy theories.

Lana is pushed to her limits as she goes undercover, attempting to unmask the figurehead of the paranoid, delusional cell before they cause total devastation.


Channel: Me (DStv 115)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: True Crime, Documentary Series


The biggest corporate scandal in South African history, the fall of Steinhoff led to a loss of R200-billion.

Steinheist untangles the story: the investors who were taken in; the victims and the CEO, Markus Jooste, who's still a free man.

On 6 December, 2017, after Jooste resigned amid an investigation into accounting irregularities, Steinhoff's share price plunged by 90% in a week, wiping over R200-billion off Johannesburg's stock exchange, the JSE – and off ordinary South Africans' pensions and investments.

Mountain Men 12

Channel: HISTORY (DStv 186)
TX Time: 19h25
Genre: Docu-Reality

Mountain Men 12

Mountain Men shines a spotlight on the enduring spirit of the wilderness and the age-old tradition of the "mountain man."

In the farthest reaches of the North American wilderness, some of the bravest men and women chose to step away from modern conveniences to embrace this rugged lifestyle.

This season takes you on a journey to remote, awe-inspiring regions where few dare to venture.

Each episode provides an intimate look into the lives of these mountain men and women as they navigate unforgiving landscapes and battle the elements to pursue their independent way of life.

Season 12 features a diverse set of pioneers with unique skills, knowledge, and expertise.

From trapping and hunting to building shelters and crafting essential tools, these individuals possess an unrivaled connection to nature.

Legendary trapper Tom Oar, primitive survivalist Eustace Conway, lion hunter Jake Herak and frontiersmen brothers Kidd and Harry Youren return as they stay true to their life's calling.

Joining the series is Ray Livingston, an African American outdoor survivalist and elite hunter putting down new roots in the mountains of Northeast Washington.

There's also Paul Antczak, a hunter and trapper living a remote life in Northwest Montana; and Aron and Jennifer Toland, a couple thriving off-grid with no running water in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia.

In the Season 12 premiere, "Unbreakable": Eustace hunts for his winter meat in the pre-dawn hours.

Jake harvests a deer with bow and arrow and Tom helps his friend Paul prepare for trapping season.

Ray stalks elk through knee deep powder, and spends a frigid night on the mountain.

Aron hauls his winter supplies over a treacherous off-road trail, but the final stretch of the mission proves most daunting.

NCIS: Los Angeles 13

Channel: Universal TV (DStv 117)
TX Time: 20h00
Genre: Police Procedural, Drama

NCIS: Los Angeles 13

Set in the high stakes world of the Office of Special Projects, this division of NCIS is charged with apprehending dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to America's security.

By assuming false identities and utilizing the most advanced technology, this team of highly trained agents goes deep undercover, putting their lives on the line in the field to bring down their targets.

In the Season 13 premiere, "Subject 17": While Callen suspects Hetty of keeping secrets about his past and Joelle surfaces in her quest to capture Katya, NCIS must track down an informant whose life is in danger.

Also, Kensi and Deeks work to expand their family.

In the second episode of the weekly double bill, "Fukushu": NCIS takes the case personally when an LAPD officer's father, a beloved elderly Japanese American veteran, is the victim of a vicious hate crime.

Run the World 2

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

Run the World 2

Season 2 has a focus on the bonds of friendship and power of Black sisterhood as the ladies fashionably navigate through the ups and downs of love and careers in their pursuit of world domination.

Amber Stevens West, Bresha Webb and Corbin Reid return to their roles as Whitney, Renee and Sondi, three best friends living and thriving in Harlem.

Run the World chronicles the euphoric highs and heartbreaking lows that Whitney, Renee and Sondi must endure in their pursuit of world domination.

Whitney must follow the road of self-discovery in order to thrive in her life with or without Ola, while Renee and Sondi must decide what they truly want out of life - both in love and their careers.

Whether they reunite with a past love, taste the life of a millionaire, or see their career take off in a radical new direction, these women, fortified by their impenetrable friendship, won't let anything get in their way.

In the Season 2 premiere, "A Dream Deferred": Whitney anxiously awaits the fate of her relationship, while Sondi and Renee are reminded by Ella that it's never a bad time to choose yourself.


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