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Saturday, February 26, 2022


(Above:  A scene from “Crisis”)

 Here are some of the DStv highlights for the week February 25 to March 3, 2022:


February 26

Movie / Showmax

This drama inspired by real-life events dives into the opioid crisis by weaving together three stories of people affected by it. 

The movie is anchored by a star-studded cast, including Oscar-winner Gary Oldman.

(Right: Melissa McCarthy in “Superintelligence”)


February 27 at 20h05

Movie / M-Net (DStv Channel 101)

Comedy. A self-aware (and self-important) artificial intelligence programme (voiced by James Corden) selects Carol Peters (Melissa McCarthy), the most average person on Earth by its calculations, for an experiment that will decide the future of humanity.



February 28 at 18h00

Season 4 / Episode 1 / BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) /

Game show hosted by Rick Edwards. Thirty returning players compete for the chance to win £10,000 (R210,000). There are three correct answers and if they can find them all, they will trigger a dramatic cascade of £10,000 in coins. But if any of their answers are “impossible”, they win nothing.


Proscenium: Valsrivier

February 28 at 20h30

Movie / fliekNET (DStv Channel 149)

A young man’s life is hurtling towards a tragic end during a young democracy’s growing pains. With Tinarie van Wyk-Loots, Anna-Mart van der Merwe and Stian Bam. Proscenium is a collection of critically acclaimed plays filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Pastors’ Wives

March 3 at 17h30

Season 2 / Episode 8 / Honey (DStv Channel 173)

Pastors are often in the spotlight, but in this show we meet the charismatic women holding it all together in their religious households. In new episodes, we follow them to see how unconventionally they live their lives. We also get to witness the dramatic situations the pastors’ wives find themselves in when they clash.

(A scene from “Coroner”)


March 3 at 20h00

Season 4 / Episode 1 / Universal TV (DStv Channel 117)

Serinda Swan returns as Toronto-based coroner Dr. Jenny Cooper in this smash-hit Canadian crime drama series. 

The new season kicks off with Jenny, still reeling from her loss in the previous season, taking a much-needed holiday, only to stumble across a dead body that stirs suspicion in a small town