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Saturday, December 31, 2022



(Above: Cast of “All Creatures Great And Small”)

Enjoy brand-new shows featuring your favourite famous faces – from SA’s Strictly stars Oti Mabuse and Motsi Mabuse to Eastenders legend Ross Kemp

Survive the longest month of the year and escape those JanuWorry blues with brand-new shows on BBC Brit. Discover a variety of entertainment that the whole family can enjoy – from thrilling gameshows, local documentaries, gripping dramas and more!

Follow familiar faces throughout January including South Africa's favourite Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse as she returns to screens with a brand-new documentary called Oti Mabuse: My South Africa. The one-off special delves into her upbringing and the challenges she’s faced as a young black woman trying to break into dancing in South Africa.

Gameshow lovers can look forward to fan’s favourite duo Ant & Dec with their unique gameshow with an unlimited jackpot - Limitless Win and nail-biting new series which provides a fresh take on gameshows - Bridge of Lies hosted by Eastenders legend, Ross Kemp.

Here’s what to look forward to on BBC Brit, DStv Channel 120 this January:

(Right: Oti Mabuse)

Oti Mabuse: My South Africa

New Year’s Day, Sunday January 1 at 21h30

EPISODES: One-off special

Oti Mabuse takes us on a magical journey, exploring her homeland, South Africa. Discovering a changing and challenging land, an extraordinary country full of beauty and surprises. Oti was born 30 years ago, in Mabopane, Gauteng. The year she was born was the year Nelson Mandela was released from prison and saw the beginning of the end of the Apartheid system. At that time South Africa was beginning a new chapter. Oti grew up and started dancing in a country that was full of change.

Now, ten years after she left, Oti is going back to her country of birth, to show the world, South Africa. It is a country that she feels is often misunderstood and she wants to show a land of beauty, diversity, and hope.

(Left: “Strictly Come Dancing” judges)

Strictly Come Dancing Season 20 Finale

Premieres New Year’s Day, January 1 at 19h00

The multi-award-winning dance competition comes to an end,  who will have enough rhythm, passion and fancy footwork to win the desired glitterball trophy?


All Creatures Great And Small Season 3

(see pic above)


Premieres January 17 at 19h00

Three months since Series Two. It’s Spring 1939. Some big changes are happening at Skeldale and everyone has to learn how to adjust. Tristan is now a qualified vet while James enters into a new stage of his life with Helen and at the practice. After being made joint-business partner by Siegfried, James pushes to take on more responsibility via the Ministry of Agriculture’s new bovine TB testing scheme, but its unexpected challenges risk pushing him to breaking point. As a potential Second World War looms, all of our Skeldale family have to consider their purpose in Darrowby and beyond.


Limitless Win


Premieres January 20 at 20h00


Hosted by award-winning British presenters Ant and Dec, brand new gameshow Limitless Win sees contestants answer questions in a bid to win as much money as they can, with no limit to the amount of money they can have in the pot. For each correct or near answer they'll progress in the competition, but if they get the answer over by just one, they could crash out of the competition and potentially lose thousands of already-banked cash. The limitless ladder has several lifelines hidden on it, these are unlocked as they climb. These lifelines help the contestants in different ways, and some are more helpful than others. Being close to the correct answer gets you up the ladder, but only correct answers get you rich.


Bridge Of Lies


Premieres January 23 at 17h00


Hosted by Eastenders actor Ross Kemp, this high drama, high stakes gameshow keeps contestants well and truly on their toes. One team of friends and family. One cash prize. All that stands in their way is the Bridge of Lies. Each of the four team members takes it in turn to cross a bridge of digital stepping stones, where each stone represents a different answer. With every terrifying step they take, they risk losing their place in the final. Can they make it to the end by avoiding the lies and stepping only on the truths? Or will they fall from the bridge of lies and out of the game?