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Wednesday, September 29, 2021


DStv is busting boredom this Heritage Day long weekend and in the week to follow. There are two new pop-up movie channels: Hollywood’s Sexiest and Lethal Legends.

Hollywood’s Sexiest Pop-Up channel (DStv channel 111) is open to Premium subscribers from September 24 until October 10. It’s a curation of the sexiest, hottest and steamiest Hollywood actors – such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, Halle Berry and Julia Roberts – starring in their most iconic movies.

Lethal Legends Pop-Up channel (DStv channel 113), available from September 24 to October 3 to Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers. It’s all about those big action stars such as Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris and Steve Seagal, kicking butt in epic martial arts films.

Subscribers not on these packages can still get access when they Add Movies to their account.

There are also Heritage Month Movies to enjoy across the channels.

Drama is dished up in The River S4 on 1Magic (DStv channel 103) when Zodwa returns, and M-Net (DStv channel 101) is going all out for action with the latest seasons of NCIS: LA, The Blacklist and S.W.A.T..


The River

Season 4 / Episode 167 / Watch Mondays to Fridays from September 24 / 1Magic (DStv channel 103) / 20h00

The Dikana family is devastated by what’s happened to Lindiwe thanks to her mishandling of the mine disaster. Zodwa (Winnie Ntshaba) makes her return as she rages against the impending arrival of her old enemies, and Emma’s new endeavours make Zolani question himself and how he fits into her ambitions.



Season 2 / Episode 1 / Watch from September 30 / VIA (DStv channel 147) / 21h00

In each episode of this true-crime series, Doreen Morris introduces a case about a missing South African. She talks to the missing person’s loved ones and retraces their steps before weighing up theories about what happened to them.



Season 12 / Episode 1 / Watch from September 28 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 19h30

This season kicks off with a catch-up on how everyone’s been doing since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Then Deeks trains to become an official NCIS agent before going on a secret mission for Hetty, Kensi’s stalker gets in touch, and Callen is accused of being a Russian agent.



Season 1 / Episode 1 / Boomerang (DStv channel 302) / 07h25

Watch from September 24, 2021

In this new series, we meet Master Moley who lives deep in a burrow under Windsor Castle in the bustling city of MoleTown. In this world of magic and mayhem, he is the keeper of a magical book that has the power to bring peace between humans and moles.


An Unexpected Killer

From September 27 2021

Season 1 / Episode 1 / CBS Justice (DStv channel 170) / 19h00

This true-crime series delves into murder investigations in which the identity of the killer comes as a complete surprise. This insider look at homicide investigations combines compelling interviews and dramatic re-enactments in cases like that of murdered basketball coach Jimmy McClain.



From September 27, 2021

Season 1 / Episode 1 / Mzansi Wethu (DStv channel 163) / 19h30

This local telenovela centres on Sandton trophy wife Thathi (Katlego Danke) who’s forced to move in with her secret crime boss mom, Mam'Sonto (Connie Chiume), in Alexandra after Thathi’s corrupt husband is murdered during a hijacking and his financial hijinks are exposed.



September 28, 2021

Season 4 / Episode 1 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 20h30

The season starts just before the COVID-19 lockdown, with the team chasing Jihadists and a drug cartel. And Hondo and his father discuss the clashes between the LAPD and the community in 1992 following the Rodney King verdict.


The Blacklist

Season 8 / Episode 1 / M-Net (DStv channel 101) / 21h30

As S8 begins, Liz and her mother, Katarina Rostova, continue their pact to uncover Red’s identity, and thanks to their actions, Liz will end up on the run, on Red’s Blacklist, and plotting to take over his criminal empire.


The Chi

September 29, 2021

Season 4 / Episode 1 / 1Magic (DStv channel 103) / 20h30

There’s no rest for the residents of the Southside of Chicago. Kiesha struggles with a decision that will affect the life of her unborn child, while Kevin, Jake and Papa have a run-in with the police. Douda tries to walk the fine line between being a gangster and city mayor.


American Detective With Lt Joe Kenda

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

Season 1 / Episode 1 / ID (DStv channel 171) / 21h00

Retired Colorado Springs Police Department detective lieutenant Joe Kenda hosts this true-crime documentary series. Each episode showcases a different homicide detective who put everything on the line to find justice for the dead.


Mountain Men

September 30 2021

Season 10 / Episode 1 / History (DStv channel 186) / 19h25

Winter is loosening its grip on the mountains of North America, but that doesn’t mean life will be getting any easier – the rivers and lakes are still iced over, the animals are starving as they wake from hibernation, and supplies are running critically low for the families as they start scavenging.


Darcey & Stacey

September 30, 2021

Season 2 / Episode 1 / TLC (DStv channel 135) / 20h55

S1 ended with Darcey engaged and her twin, Stacey, married. As S2 begins, 46-year-old Stacey is hoping to become a mom but there are fertility issues. Darcey and Georgi’s engagement is in deep trouble.