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Friday, September 17, 2021


It’s the start of a new Open Window on DStv. For the next two weeks, viewers can enjoy new channels and content to help them decide whether they want to switch to another package more suited to their needs.

DStv Access subscribers will be able to watch all the Family package channels (with the exception of Vuzu) from September 17 until October 3 and BET (DStv channel 129) will be made available to subscribers on the Family bouquet from September 18 until October 3.

Award season is here, kicking off with the special Live From E! The Primetime Emmy’s 2021 at midnight on September 19 just before the 73rd Emmy Awards on Monday, September 20 at 02h00. Viewers can also catch the ceremony during prime time on M-Net (DStv channel 101) at 21h30 later the same day.

If you love it local, S2 of the dramatic telenovela Legacy starts this Monday, along with S3 of reality food competition show, My Kitchen Rules South Africa coming to M-Net on Sundays.


73rd Emmy Awards 2021

Special / Watch on September 19 / E! Entertainment (DStv channel 124) / 00h00

Laverne Cox and the E! reporters are on the red carpet for the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards. This year, MJ Rodriguez became the first-ever trans woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy, for her lead role as Blanca Evangelista in Pose.

Award show / Watch on Monday, 20 September / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 02h00 & 21h30

The 73rd edition of the prestigious awards ceremony that honours the best in television. Make sure you don’t miss the hilarious Cedric The Entertainer as host.



Season 2 / Episode 1 / Watch Mondays-Thursdays from Monday, September 20 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 19h00

S1 of this local telenovela ends with one of the Price women shoving the other over a balcony, and a runaway bride situation that has a family up in arms. As S2 begins, Petra’s brother Stefan returns, One of the Price sisters has visions of Sebastian, and at another man’s funeral a mother tells her son that Sebastian Price was his real father.

My Kitchen Rules South Africa

Season 3 / Episode 1 / Watch from September 19 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 18h00

Judges and foodies J’Something and David Higgs host a special pandemic season of this cooking competition show. 10 pairs of enthusiastic home cooks are taking on challenges in the MKR kitchen and preparing three-course meals for their pop-up restaurant spaces in the special MKR event building rather than in their own homes.


September 17, 2021

Movie / BoxOffice

Oscar winners Emma Stone and Emma Thompson drive this dark but fun live-action origin story of Cruella de Vil, one of cinema’s most fashionable villains, before being known as a dog-napping thief in the classic 101 Dalmatians.


SEPTEMBER 18, 2021


Movie / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 16h00

In this animated reboot of the Scooby-Doo franchise, investigative team Mystery Incorporated gets together for the first time and sets about unmasking villains who’re trying to spook people by faking supernatural phenomena. With the voices of Jason Isaacs, Tracy Morgan and Simon Cowell.

Dj Zinhle: The Unexpected

Season 1 / Episode 1 / BET (DStv channel 129) / 19h30

Muso businesswomen, DJ Zinhle opens up her life to viewers in this special 13-part reality show. She reveals secrets around her second pregnancy, her entrepreneurial pursuits, her music, and spends time with her friends, celeb Pearl Thusi, and musician Nomuzi “Moozlie” Mabena.


Doccie / Discovery Channel (DStv channel 121) / 20h00

On the 28th of September 1994, the MS Estonia ferry sank during a crossing of the Baltic Sea en route from Tallinn to Stockholm, killing 852 of the 989 people on board. Witnesses tell their stories, and a new joint Swedish-Estonian diving expedition surveys the wreck site looking for answers.


SEPTEMBER 19, 2021

The Croods

Movie / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 20h05

Cavemen family The Croods are looking for the perfect place to call home after their previous cave was turned into a lava field. They just might have found paradise, but as it turns out, it’s already inhabited by an “advanced” family called The Bettermans.


 SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

My Sweet Curse

Season 1 / Episode 1 / TLNovelas (DStv channel 133) / 19h15 /continues weekdays

In this brand-new telenovela, Aurora must prove to everyone that she wasn’t born under a curse, and that she’s capable of enjoying love with Rodrigo, the man she loves.


SEPTEMBER 21, 2021


Season 1 / Episode 1 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 22h30

This biographical drama follows the stories of 37 patients whose lives were forever changed by Dr. Christopher Duntsch, who intentionally inflicted harm on them and murdered two patients. As the victims pile up, two of Duntsch’s colleagues, doctors Henderson (Alex Baldwin) and Kirby (Christian Slater), start to investigate him.


I Love A Mama's Boy

Season 2 / Episode 1 / TLC (DStv channel 135) / 21h00

Four women are dating their perfect man – but mom is the third wheel in their romance. In S2, Matt, Kim and Kelly are still caught up in wedding planning, and we meet newcomers Tracy and Bryan and Bryan’s honeymoon-crashing mom, Jayne.


SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

Blue Bloods

Season 11 / Episode 1 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 20h30

The season opens with Police Commissioner Frank Reagan clashing with City Council Speaker Regina Thomas (guest star Whoopi Goldberg) over protests around police racism and brutality. The Reagans will continue to struggle with the damaged relationship between police and the community throughout the season.

Magnum P.I

Season 3 / Episode 1 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 19h30

Remake of the 1980s series about ex-Navy SEAL Magnum who works as a private investigator in Hawaii. This season, Magnum’s partner, ex-MI6 agent Higgins, gets a boyfriend, and there’s a guest appearance from Roger E Mosley (the original helicopter pilot TC) in episode 5.