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Monday, December 21, 2020


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas on DStv. From lekker local Christmas productions to international and lifetime specials, there’s something for everyone this season!

The week before Christmas sees family at the heart of local movie Home Affairs: A Christmas Tale. Sing along to musical special Britain's Got Talent Christmas 2020, which is set to feature the best acts of 2020 – this festive treat will be jam-packed with festive cheer. For some more musical treats, you can watch Last Christmas, centred around Katarina, a Yugoslavian ‘elf’, who has all but given up on life until she meets someone who helps her in more ways than one. Throw in some classic Christmas tunes courtesy of George Michael and this heartwarming adaptation of the song by the same name is sure to be a festive treat.

Christmas week is all about family on DStv. On Christmas Day, tune in for the local movie A Christmas Chorus, where a group of out-of-work friends come together to save Christmas from the coronavirus. Boxing Day will also showcase another local treat, A Twisted Christmas, starring Still Breathing lead Kate Liquorish who plays a wealthy matriarch put under financial pressure during what is supposed to be the jolliest season of all. With no-one else to turn to, the wealthy family are forced to accept an invitation to stay with their Muslim gardener and his family and fight to overcome their cultural differences. The Christmas week also sees highly anticipated Machunsa 2, Lifetime movie Christmas Hotel and an entire Christmas Marathon for the youngsters.

The fun doesn’t stop after Christmas, though. From the international film Late Night to the first season of local drama Mnakethu Happily Ever After?, there’s a lot to get excited for in 2021!