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Friday, July 24, 2020


Here are some of the highlights on DStv for the week July 24 to 30, 2020

Local Productions:

The Queen S5 (New season)

Weekdays from Monday, July 27 on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) at 21h00

The first episode of the new season is entitled Rebirth. The world is turned upside down by the arrival of a new lethal and ambitious enemy. Mildred has yet another surprise for Thato. The Queen has kept us hooked for four gripping seasons; expect all the drama and more from season 5. Remember that if you are recording, you will need to set a new season recording.


Uzobuya (Mzansi Magic Movies)

Saturday, July 25 on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) at 20h30

A stay-at-home father is abandoned by his wife. He struggles to understand her reason for leaving him. He searches for her, only to discover she was hiding a secret from him.

Dinner at Somizi's S1

July 24 on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103) at 19h00

This new cooking show hosted by the ever-charming Somizi Mhlongo has become an instant hit with viewers since its premiere earlier this month. After a thrilling first two episodes which saw candid conversations with the beloved Rami Chuene and the talented Zahara, Somizi is joined by legendary gospel artist Dr Rebecca Malope as his next guest in what promises to be a classic episode. 



July 27 on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) at 20h00

Expect high drama and conflict this week, as a death in the Ngubane family leaves the house in tension, Maria assumes Eunice’s disappearance is another one of her stunts and Peter discovers something horrible about his wife.


Nantes kookboek met Nataniƫl en Erik 01

July 27 on kykNET (DStv Channel 144) at 20h00

The French are known for making, processing and serving cheese. This week in episode four, Nataniƫl and Erik go back through years of recipes and share their biggest cheese hits.


Woordfees 1

July 26 on kykNET (DStv Channel 144) at 10h30

Die Charl du Plessis Trio's new programme, Imagine, pays homage to Mozart, Verdi and Wagner along with John Lennon's music. Audiences can look forward to new combinations and virtuoso play.



Frozen II (Animation)

July 26 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 20h05

The Sunday night movie is this epic sequel to the Disney animation starring Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel. Elsa's problems with her powers could threaten her kingdom so she embarks on a remarkable journey to rediscover herself. This fast paced movie is a true family event!


Gone Daughter Gone (Thriller)

July 26 on M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv Channel 104) at 20h15

Cristina Rosato and Jesse Hutch star in this gripping thriller portraying a mother's nightmare come to life. The lead character Ashley's reunion with her long-lost daughter turns into a dangerous search for her missing child.


Five Feet Apart (Romantic Drama)

Available on Showmax from Sunday, July 26

Award-winning young actor Cole Sprouse joins Haley Lu Richardson in this portrayal of two teens, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, who meet while in hospital and feel an instant attraction. As they grow closer, they struggle to maintain the physical distance their disease requires of them.



The Nomads (Drama)

Available from Monday, July 27

Brandon Eric Kamin directs this dramatic and rich story which sees a newly appointed teacher introduce a men's rugby team to an inner-city North Philadelphia high school, amid the chaos of massive budget cuts and school closures.


Breaking and Exiting (Comedy)

Available from Wednesday, July 29

Harry (Milo Gibson), a charming house thief, gets more than he bargains for during an attempted burglary when he stumbles upon Daisy (Jordan Hinson) and decides to save her from herself, sending both of them into a darkly comedic journey of self-discovery and love.


Legacy of Lies (Thriller)

Available from Wednesday, July 29

An ex-MI6 agent is thrown back into the world of espionage and high stakes to uncover the shocking truth about operations conducted by unknown secret services.


The Host (Crime Drama)

Available from Saturday, July 25

An opportunity arises for Robert Atkinson, a London banker who risks his bank's money, to leave the mundane behind to start a new life.


International Series

Perry Mason S1

July 28 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 22h00

A compelling crime drama set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series sees famed private investigator Perry Mason struggle with the trauma of ‘The Great War’ and a recent divorce. Looking to set aside his trauma, Mason takes on the case of a lifetime, as he is hired to investigate a child kidnapping. But the case may have major consequences for his client, the city and his livelihood. Developed and written by Emmy-Award winner Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald, the series stars another Emmy Awarded talent, Matthew Rhys, in the title role.


Riverdale S4

July 25 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 21h00

When ominous videotapes begin appearing on doorsteps across Riverdale, widespread fear quickly returns to the town. Subversive teen drama based on the 'Archie' comics.


Outlander (The final season)

July 25 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 22h00

Roger leads Jamie's militia to the trading post of Brownsville and finds himself embroiled in a bitter feud. Golden Globe-nominated historical drama.



 Charles and Di – The Truth Behind their Wedding (Special)

July 30 on BBC Lifestyle (DStv Channel 174) at 20h00

The shocking story of the seven days leading up to Charles and Diana's 1981 wedding, comparing what the jubilant public saw with how the individuals felt.


Wild Tokyo

July 26 on BBC Earth (DStv Channel 184) at 17h00

Take a look behind the concrete curtain of Tokyo at the city's natural refuges, where wildlife has adapted and co-habits with humans.


Made in a Day

July 29 on National Geographic (DStv Channel 181) at 18h58

New Balance reveals how high-tech machinery, handcrafting skills and global logistics combine to bring their best-selling sneaker to feet the world over.