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Thursday, March 11, 2021


Watch music’s biggest awards event, the 2021 Grammy Awards, hosted by South African funnyman Trevor Noah, on Monday, March 15 on 1Magic (DStv channel 103) at 20h30. Or wake up early to catch the live broadcast from the United States at 03h00, including all digital red-carpet action with E! (DStv channel 124) just after midnight on Monday morning.

Thanks to music sensations such as BTS and Blackpink, the world has become obsessed with Korean pop culture. Committed to bringing the best in global direct to South African viewers, DStv launched its newest pop-up channel – the all-K entertainment tvN – on March 1. Hosted on DStv channel 134, tvN will broadcast the best in reality series, comedy, drama, sci-fi and action shows straight from the East-Asian nation.

BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) adds an element of dry humour and sass with RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, crime-busting with Miss Scarlet and The Duke and an incredible 28th season of The Graham Norton Show. And for those looking to cook up a storm, kitchen goddess Nigella Lawson is ready to add seasoning to your life with Nigella: Cook, Eat, Repeat.

From Will Smith to Eddie Murphy and Tiger Woods, Kim Jong Un to Adolf Hitler, DStv documentaries get personal this March. And they explore the journey from the Neanderthal days to the colonisation of Mars and beyond. Eco Month, on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) also means there’s no shortage of educational and transformative doccies. Take a look at the life and times of filmmaker and environmentalist David Attenborough in Attenborough’s Journey. His latest docu-series, A Perfect Planet, will also continue enthralling audiences throughout March.

There’s also no shortage of new and returning international series. Luckily box-set bonanza means you can watch and re-watch whenever you want. Hightown S1, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, The Twilight Zone S2, The Rookie S3 and Young Rock are just some of the shows to help fuel your binge-watching sessions.

Turn away from reality and towards reality television for some much-needed drama. Both the final season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Love Island South Africa will have your head in a spin.

With entertainment to keep you laughing, dancing and crying, here’s just a taste of what’s in store for March – only on DStv. 

When it comes to good entertainment, the British never fail to deliver. BBC Earth’s (DStv channel 184) Eco Month brings plenty of passionate adventurers with a love for the natural world while fan-favourites Nigella, RuPaul and Graham Norton add their British flair to reality on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120).

Sunday, March 28 on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 16h00

Cheetah Family & Me S1

Monday, March 29 on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 19h00

Nigella: Cook, Eat, Repeat

Monday, March 15 on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) at 20h00

Fascinated by the inner workings of those in power? How about a look inside the human body? No matter the mystery or man, DStv has a show for it! Tune in to National Geographic (DStv channel 181) and History (DStv channel 186) for insight into the inner workings of political masterminds or explore cursed worlds and bodily gore on History and Universal TV (DStv channel 117).

Hitler’s Secret Sex Life

Sunday, March 28 on History (DStv channel 186) at 20h15

Coroner S3

Monday, March 8 on Universal TV (DStv channel 117) at 20h00

The Curse of Oak Island

Friday, March 26 on History (DStv channel 186) at 20h15

Anne Frank Remembered

Sunday, March 21 on History (DStv channel 186) at 20h15


NB: These broadcast details are subject to change. Keep checking your TV Guide on for the most up-to-date details or press “OK” on your remote while watching any channel. You can also visit our press portal at to download images and more comprehensive highlights for the month.