The best TV viewing this week


Cape Town - What's good on the box this week? City Press' gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.

SUNDAY - 10 JUNE

The Bachelorette

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 18:00

NEW SEASON

Can you believe it’s already season 14? This time, former contestant Becca Kufrin is The Bachelorette, and must date multiple men over several weeks. The pool of contenders gets smaller until she hopefully finds her true love.

Extraction (2015)

Channel: M-Net Movies Action+ (DStv 106)

Time: 20:00

Bruce Willis, Kellan Lutz and Gina Carano bring the pain in this hard-hitting movie. An agent goes rogue to rescue his father from a terrorist group threatening to destroy the US.

Speed (1994)

Channel: M-Net Movies Action (DStv 110)

Time: 20:00

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock take you on a pulsating, suspenseful ride in this action epic. A cop must stop a bomb from exploding aboard a bus by keeping its speed above 50mph.

The Snowman (2017)

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:05

Michael Fassbender faces true evil in this brutal psychological thriller. A detective investigates the death of a woman who was killed by an elusive serial killer.

Ex Isle

Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126),

Time: 20:35

Five on-again, off-again couples endure intensive therapy to break free of their toxic relationships forever.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:05

Late-night satirist John Oliver delivers his unique take on the week’s news, politics and current events with characteristic, unwavering humour.

MONDAY - 11 JUNE

Blue Bloods

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 18:00

NEW SEASON

In the season premiere, Danny contemplates retiring, but then Erin enlists him to help her with a case involving her former husband. Acclaimed, Emmy-nominated crime drama.

To Rome for Love

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

In this reality show, TV actress Diann Valentine takes five beautiful women – Gina Neely, Shay Atkins, Nakita McGraw, Ashley Russell and Mercedes Young – to Italy to find love.

Curvy Girls

Channel: Moja Love (DStv 157)

Time: 19:30

Follow the trials and tribulations of plus-size models as they try to make it big in New York.

TUESDAY 12 - JUNE

Curvy Girls

Channel: Moja Love (DStv 157)

Time: 19:30

Follow the trials and tribulations of plus-size models as they try to make it big in New York.

No Fatties Allowed

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 22:00

Supersized people recount their experiences of abuse due to their size from those who find fat people repugnant, such as a gym owner who refuses to employ overweight people.

WEDNESDAY - 13 JUNE

The Flash

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 16:45

SEASON ENDS

This comic book fantasy follows the adventures of a young man with the power of superspeed. From the Emmy-nominated producer of DC instalments Arrow and Supergirl.

Little Women: LA

Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 20:00

NEW SEASON

A reality TV show about five friends and their lives together and apart.

Wyatt Cenac Show

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

Catch comedian Wyatt Cenac in a laid-back show as he tackles a number of problems plaguing the world, including food, rain and skid row.

THURSDAY - 14 JUNE

Salvage Hunters

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 19:00

Drew gets to live out every schoolboy’s dream – driving a 1940s steam engine. Then he visits a country house, where there’s 100 years’ worth of junk to trawl through and find hidden gems in.

Secrets of the Underground: American Stonehenge

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 20:00

Rob Nelson investigates the mysterious rocks at the bottom of Lake Michigan, known as Underwater Stonehenge. He also searches for escape tunnels in the Alcatraz prison in San Francisco.

FRIDAY - 15 JUNE

Timeless

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 16:45

SEASON STARTS

In the season premiere of this fantasy time travel series, Wyatt Logan, Rufus Carlin, Connor Mason and Denise Christopher are all holed up with the Lifeboat in a deserted missile silo.

Guess Who

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

A man gets a very big surprise when he meets his prospective son-in-law. When he realises that things are getting serious, he decides to do some research.

Barry

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:00

SEASON ENDS

Emmy-winner Bill Hader stars in this dark comedy about a depressed hitman who decides to pursue an acting career, despite not being able to leave his criminal past behind.

SATURDAY - 16 JUNE

Ilangatye

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 19:30

In the wake of her parents’ murder by a powerful witch, a young township girl must avenge their death and also save the township. Starring Lungile Radu.

Fathers and Daughters

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 20:30

Relationships and love drive this film starring Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried. A woman struggles to make connections in her life due to her turbulent history with her father.

Girls Night Out (2017)

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 21:00

A night of terror unfolds in this chilling thriller. After her fiancé is kidnapped, a woman who is soon to be married must confront the terrifying former boyfriend who abducted him.