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Monday, March 21, 2022


(CSI Vegas)

Fall into a wonderful world of entertainment on DStv this week.

Access and Family customers, if you have been following all the action on social media around #BBMzansi, we are happy to announce that from today, March 21, 2022, up until the finale, DStv Access and Family customers can tune into Big Brother Mzansi (DStv Channel 198) live and uninterrupted, to see what the housemates get up.

 It’s an exciting week for DStv viewers, especially youngsters and families, with the launch of the brand-new kids’ channel DreamWorks (DStv Channel 304), which will be available to DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact customers!

As a bonus, DStv Access and Family customers can enjoy the DreamWorks open window from until Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

In addition, there are some awesome shows coming to DStv this week, including CSI: Vegas, and 4 brand new original South African series: Recipes For Love and Murder, Homegrown Tastes South Africa, reality romance series Lovey Dovey on Moja Love (DStv Channel 157), and the DIY series Elvis B(l)ou. For more local flavour there’s business series Besigheid Wat Saak Maak.

Things get real in the doccie series Surgeons: At The Edge of Life on BBC Earth (DStv Channel 184) and then we go on big adventures with Don Wildman in Cities of The Underworld on History (DStv Channel 186).

It’s a dazzling week at the movies with DStv. Check out A Cinderella Story: Starstruck, Boss Level, Despicable Me 3 and Minions.

Here are some of the remaining highlights for the week:

CSI: Vegas

Season 1 / Episode 1 /

Watch from Thursday, March 24 / M-Net (DStv Channel 101) / 20h30

CSI OGs William Petersen and Jorja Fox return as Gil Grissom and Sara Sidle, who come out of retirement following an attack on Jim Brass, and a scandal in which the Las Vegas CSI lab is accused of evidence tampering in cases going back to their own days in the office. Expect plenty of weird new cases, too, like a corpse in a luau pit.


(Scene from Recipes for Love and Murder)

Recipes For Love and Murder

Season 1 / Episode 1 / Watch from Sunday, March 20 / M-Net (DStv Channel 101) / 20h00

Local murder mystery based on Sally Andrew's 2015 novel of the same name. Tannie Maria (Maria Doyle Kennedy) shares advice and recipes in a Karoo small town newspaper. But when her new friend with an abusive husband turns up dead, Maria and risk-taking rookie reporter Jessie September (Kylie Fisher) decide to investigate.


Homegrown Tastes South Africa

Season 1 / Episode 1 / Watch from Wednesday, March 23 / BBC Lifestyle (DStv Channel 174) / 20h00.

Lorna Maseko travels across South Africa, from the City of Gold to the highest town in South Africa, Dullstroom, from the Karoo to the winelands and fishing fleets of the Western Cape. In each episode, Lorna chats to celebrities, chefs, food producers and restaurant owners before she shows us how to make their signature dishes.


Clean Up Crew

March 23, 2022

Doccie / Curiosity Channel (DStv Channel 185) / 20h00

Some unlikely animals, from flies and ants to crabs, dung beetles, vultures and crows are our heroes, keeping us safe from diseases as they dispose of rotting matter, carcases, dung and plant waste. We can thank the FBI – fungi, bacteria and insects – for recycling nutrients and releasing them back into the soil.


Cities Of The Underworld

March 24, 2022

Season 4 / Episode 1 / History (DStv Channel 186) / 20h15

Adventurer Don Wildman uses cutting-edge technology to explore buried mysteries. This season, Don follows searches for a lost Aztec colony, he travels to Croatia to learn about a pirate queen who ruled her empire from a muddy cave, and he explores tunnels below Los Angeles with links to an infamous cold case.