Game of Thrones Season 6, BET Awards 2016, Famously Single, and more on DStv this week.
M-Net Edge DStv Channel 119
Game of Thrones Season 6 Tuesdays at 1:00am (Express from the U.S.) and every Thursday at 10:00pm (Prime Time)
George R.R. Martin's best-selling book series "A Song of Ice and Fire" is brought to the screen as HBO sinks its considerable storytelling teeth into the medieval fantasy epic. It's the depiction of two powerful families -- kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men -- playing a deadly game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and to sit atop the Iron Throne
M-Net DStv Channel 101
Dr. Ken (Premiere): Wednesdays at 6:00pm
Doctor turned actor/comedian Ken Jeong stars as the titular character Dr Ken, a brilliant physician with zero bedside manner, in this brand new comedy, premiering on M-Net channel 101. The laugh-a-minute series has already been renewed for a second season and will take the place of the Emmy winning sitcom The Big Bang Theory. The series follows the challenging professional life and chaotic home life of a grumpy and beleaguered physician, whose success as a husband and father is brought into question on a daily-if not hourly-basis.
The Catch (Premiere): Mondays at 8:30pm
Shonda Rhimes (The Fixer, Grey’s Anatomy) produces this captivating crime thriller about a top financial investigator who goes after her cunning ex-fiancé, after he cons her out of millions of dollars.
BET DStv Channel 129
BET Awards 2016: Tuesday 28 June at 19:00 CAT
Expect plenty of glitz and glamour as the outstanding actors, entertainers and sports stars in the African-American community get together for a dazzling night at the BET Awards 2016. Last year’s winners included Serena Williams, Taraji P. Henson and Chris Brown. The hosts of the 2016 awards show are the hilarious Anthony Anderson and gorgeous Tracee Ellis Ross from Black-ish. Airs on Tuesday 28 June at 19:00 CAT
E! DStv Channel 124
Famously Single: Tuesday 21 June at 21:00 CAT
Fame and fortune may come with a lot of privileges – but the guarantee of a successful dating life isn’t one of them. In this brand new series, E! uncovers the fascinating romantic lives of eight Hollywood celebrities, who are living under one roof as they go through relationship rehab together. Throughout the series they are tasked with fun challenges and exercises that expose and untangle some of their most private emotional experiences and dating fears, led by experienced relationship expert Dr Darcy Sterling. As the series progresses, romantic connections begin to evolve within the house. From Tuesday 21 June at 21:00 CAT.
EJ and the City: Saturday 24 June at 18:00 CAT
#Richkids of Beverly Hills star EJ Johnson launches his own show on E! this month with the debut of EJ and the City. Johnson is joined in the show by his sister Elisa, Samaria Smith, daughter of LL Cool J, and real estate development heir Sanaz Panahi. Follow the fashion-forward friends as they jet-set from coast to coast while taking the next steps in their careers and love lives. From Saturday 24 June at 18:00 CAT.
Nick Jr DStv Channel 307
Shimmer And Shine Thu 23 Jun at 19:35 CAT
Escape Goat". When Leah accidentally lets a goat out of its pen at the petting zoo, she calls on Shimmer and Shine to help get him back. The girls and pets are led on a farmland adventure in pursuit of the escaped goat.
Genies in training Shimmer and Shine live in the enchanted Zahramay Falls where they go on exciting adventures with their pets Nahal and Tala. The magical lasses must learn how to grant their human friend Leah’s wishes without upsetting the natural balance, but their inexperience often leads to awkward mishaps they have to correct.
TLC Entertainment DStv Channel 136
Belief: ’Love's Story’: Sunday 26 June at 20:55 CAT
Journey around the world in search of what it means to love one another. First, in western Pennsylvania, Ian and Larissa Murphy are two evangelical Christians who fell in love during college. Ten months into their relationship, Ian suffered a traumatic brain injury, dramatically changing their relationship while also showing them what it means to love unconditionally. By joining millions of pilgrims in Mecca, Saudi Arabia Jordan hopes to make peace with his past and cement a promising future. On Sunday 26 June at 20:55 CAT.
Save My Style (Premiere): From Monday 20 June at 20:00 CAT
You've seen them on Facebook and Instagram – photos of friends who really shouldn't be wearing that outfit. But finally there's someone who can help! Celebrity stylist June Ambrose simply can't resist bringing her distinctive styling skills to the people who reach out to her through her active online community. In each episode of brand new series ‘Save My Style’, June scours her social universe fora person in need of a fashion overhaul, and then changes their lives forever by helping them discover their best personal style. From Monday 20 June at 20:00 CAT.
Lifetime DStv Channel 131
The Rap Game: From Monday 20 June at 20:00 CAT
From Executive Producer Queen Latifah, The Rap Game is a loud new reality series that follows rapper and music mogul, Jermaine Dupri as he mentors five of the country’s hottest aspiring young rappers. Jermaine is the powerhouse musical force behind hip hop superstars such as Mariah Carey, Usher, and Bow Wow. In this series he is putting his expertise to the test by inviting 5 young potential rap superstars and their manager mums to move into his Atlanta mansion. Through constant evaluations, Jermaine will determine what each of these kids needs to become a star and an artist at his highly successful label. From Monday 20 June at 20:00 CAT
EVA DStv Channel 141
Alla Te Espero (Wait for Me): weekdays at 16:00 CA
Rosa Maria Restrepo and Alex Montoya are a young couple living on a coffee farm. Unfortunately, the farm goes bankrupt and the whole family find themselves migrating to Bogota. Not only does Bogota give the family a new home, but the city gives the family a bigger set of problems they could have ever asked for. Airs weekdays at 16:00 CAT (repeats at 22:00 CAT.
History DStv Channel 186
Roots (Premiere): Wednesdays at 20:30 CAT
Making its debut on HISTORY®, is the highly-anticipated television event Roots, which recounts the journey of one family’s will to survive, endure, and ultimately carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit. Tune in on Wednesdays from 15 June at 20:30 CAT
Discovery Family DStv Channel 136
Telescope (Premiere): Airs on Sunday 26 June at 21:00 CAT
Since the dawn of civilisation, humans have gazed toward the heavens and wondered: How did the universe begin? Where did we come from? Are we alone? Over the centuries, we have built increasingly sophisticated instruments in an attempt to answer such questions. This one-off documentary goes out of this world to explore the history of the telescope, from Galileo to Newton to Hubble and the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), currently under construction. Airs on Sunday 26 June at 21:00 CAT.
C & I DStv Channel 170
I Love You but I Lied: From Tuesday 28 June at 21:00 CAT
This is I Love You But I Lied is a hit scripted reality show in which people share their deepest secrets with their loved ones. Based on real life events and inspired by true stories of betrayal and deceit, each selfcontained episode exposes the liar, confronting them with the need to confess. Words that were better left unsaid are spoken in I Love You But I Lied. From Tuesday 28 June at 21:00CAT
IDx DStv Channel 171
Vanity Fair Confidential (Premiere): From Tuesday 28 June at 21:00 CAT
Over the years, Vanity Fair has covered some of the most fascinating crimes and dramas of our age, investigating everything from salacious sex scandals to cold-blooded murder at the cross section of power, wealth and celebrity. The series explores the public’s fascination with the rich and powerful. This includes first-hand accounts from Beverly Johnson and others about Bill Cosby; Robert Sam Anson’s look into the murder of Tupac Shakur; and Clara Bingham’s exposé on accusations of sexual misconduct at the United States Air Force Academy. From Tuesday 28 June at 21:00 CAT.
Telemundo DStv Channel 118
If Only I were you: weekdays at 16.20 CAT
Pedro wants to help Fernanda, but she just tells him to leave. Pedro tells Basilio that Fernanda acted in a strange way after receiving a phone call. Basilio pretends to be a psychic and tells Coco that she must stop lying. Fernanda and Igna Pedro goes to Fernanda’s office and finds her getting close to Ignacio. Fernanda tells Pedro that there is nothing going on between them. cio see Pedro at the hospital in Santiago’s room. Catch it weekdays at 16.20 CAT
Trace Urban DStv Channel 325
Guest Star on Selena Gomez: Wednesday, 22nd June at 23:00 CAT
Not only is Selena Gomez a successful singer, an experienced actor and friends with everyone from Taylor Swift to Barney the Dinosaur, she also has the most popular Instagram account ever, with more followers than Kim Kardashian, Rihanna or National Geographic that means she’s even more popular than baby animal photos! Guest Star presents 13 minutes of chat and music with Selena Gomez. Wednesday, 22nd June at 23:00 CAT
BBC Lifestyle Dstv Channel 174
Pressure Cooker: every Tuesday from 28 June at 20:00 CAT
It's the eternal kitchen dilemma, you’re low on time and ingredients but you need to get dinner on the table. What do you make? This task, impossible for some, is the ultimate challenge for others. On Pressure Cooker, exceptional home cooks from across the country compete against each other with the help of celebrity chefs to create culinary masterpieces worthy of the world's fiercest food critic.
Tune in every Tuesday from 28 June at 20:00 CAT.