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Friday, August 12, 2022


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Are you ready to meet your Miss South Africa 2022? On August 13, ten hopefuls will take the stage to make one last bid for the crown. Judges this year are Rolene Strauss, Professor Thuli Madonsela and Devi Sankaree Govender. Tune into Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) and M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 18h30 to see the start of a new queen’s reign live from the Sun Bet Arena in Pretoria.

Social media darling Faith Nketsi is back on MTV (DStv Channel 130) with a fourth season of her reality show, Have Faith. This time, business decisions and family obligations collide, and Faith takes a big step in her romantic life.

kykNET brings charming local short film to your screens with Hart In Bos (August 13 at 20h00, DStv Channel 144), which tells the story of a holiday romance in a South African seaside town.

(Left: Gentleman Jack)

Among the specials are Gentleman Jack S2 which starts on August 18 at 20h30 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101).

The story of 19th-century industrialist Anne Lister, who took responsibility for the land her family owned and lived a life full of grand ideas and dramatic lesbian relationships, which was uncommon at the time.

In the second season of this series, there is a honeymoon, a new family and the sabotage of a political campaign.

 (Right: Midnight in the Switchgrass)

Midnight in the Switchgrass

August 14 at 21h00 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101)

A dramatic thriller based on true events. While in Florida on another case, FBI agents Helter (Bruce Willis) and Lombardo (Megan Fox) cross paths with a state cop who's investigating a string of murders that appear to be related. Lombardo and Crawford team up for an undercover sting, but it goes horribly wrong.