Television's finest this week

TV GUIDE: Stay home and tune in for some entertaining viewing.

SUNDAY - 22 JULY

Mr Robinson

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 18:00

NEW SHOW

As lead singer and keyboardist of the funk band Nasty Delicious, Craig (Craig Robinson) knows about working the crowd, but his day job is where he really makes the grade.


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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

Time: 20:00

The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight face off in an epic battle in this superhero epic from director Zack Snyder.

The Herd

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 20:00

Bheki gives Kayise a compelling reason to stay. Nkosana finds out he is in much more trouble than he thought.


Renegades (2017)

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:05

Adventure and danger weave through this action comedy. Set in 1995, a group of Navy Seals discover an underwater treasure at the bottom of a Bosnian lake.

Sabotage (2014)

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:30

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this action crime thriller. Members of a corrupt elite DEA task force are being picked off one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.

MONDAY - 23 JULY

9-1-1

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:00

NEW SHOW

In the series premiere of this fast-paced procedural, we are introduced to the first responders behind the 911 emergency call centre. The show comes from Emmy-winners Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.

The Good Fight

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 21:00

NEW SEASON

An unfortunate event brings the firm together with the prospect of a new partner, Liz Reddick-Lawrence, in the second season of this acclaimed legal drama.

Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen: The Death of a Genius

Channel: Investigation Discovery (DStv 171)

Time: 21:00

Retired scientist Walter Sartory’s greatest fear was that someone was out to get him. In 2009, his fears came true in a way that even Walter himself could not have predicted.

TUESDAY - 24 JULY

Tango

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 18:00

A talented dancer dreams about making it big, but his new dancing partner has other ideas.

Britain’s Got Talent: Best & Worst Specials

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 18:00

SEASON ENDS

This special recalls all the good, the bad and the most shocking moments of the popular reality competition series.


Chicago Fire

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 19:00

SEASON ENDS

Brett and Dawson respond to a tough call that quickly turns dangerous, while Kidd finds herself struggling to find time with Severide in the season finale of this crime drama.

WEDNESDAY - 25 JULY

My Little Life

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 21:00

NEW SHOW

This show looks at the lives of five little people living in the US as they balance their family, friends and their jobs. They do not set limits on what they can achieve to reach their dreams because nothing is out of reach for them.

7 Little Johnstons

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:00

While their home is shown as an open house, the family heads to an amusement park, where they are harassed and called “midgets”.


For My Woman

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 20:30

NEW SHOW

Scandalous stories about men arrested for “loyalty” crimes.

THURSDAY - 26 JULY

72 Hours To Live

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:30

A wheelchair-bound boy falls in love with a girl from a wealthy family. However, her strict father is determined to keep them apart.

Knightfall

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 21:30

NEW SHOW

This 10-episode drama series follows the medieval politics and warfare of the Knights Templar, the most powerful, wealthy and mysterious military order of the Middle Ages.


Katie Price: My Crazy Life: The Big Break

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 22:00

Kieran wants to renew his vows to Katie on holiday in the Maldives, but he must first find her missing wedding ring. Plus, Katie makes her Hollywood movie debut.

FRIDAY - 27 JULY

The Secret Life of Pets

Channel: M-Net Movies Smile (DStv 105)

Time: 19:00

When their owners are away, the pets play in this star-studded animation. Follow the life of a terrier whose jealousy of his new room-mate leads them on a wild adventure.

Grandma’s House

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

A family in crisis seeks help and refuge in the one place they can trust – grandma’s house.


SATURDAY - 28 JULY

How to be a Player

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 20:30

The tables are turned in this romcom with a moral centre. A playboy gets what is coming to him when all the women he had two-timed attend an arranged party.

PICK OF THE PICKS

eNCA refreshed

News channel eNCA (DStv channel 403) has overhauled its offerings to bring refreshed shows and new content to its viewers.

From 6am to 9am week days, Dan Moyane and Uveka Rangappa will be waking up South Africans on eNCA Morning News Today, which highlights all the critical overnight news and provides an overview of the day that lies ahead.

Between 9am and 5pm, catch eNCA Now. Anchored by Xoli Mngambi, Jeremy Maggs, Michelle Craig and Thulasizwe Simelane, it brings viewers nonstop live news and as it happens, with business insight provided by Devan Murugan.

Every week night from 5pm to 8pm, catch eNCA News Night, where Vuyo Mvoko and Cathy Mohlahlana make sense of the top news stories of the day.

Tonight with Jane Dutton features world-renowned news personality Dutton hosting South Africa’s first interactive news talk show at 8pm every week night.

The nightly eNCA News Hour at 22:00, anchored by Shahan Ramkissoon and Siki Mgabadeli, looks at the top news and business stories of the day.

PICK OF THE STREAM

Street culture celebrated

Rapture

Available on Netflix SA

This hip-hop documentary explores the impact the genre has had on global culture. Various hip-hop artists talk about their lives and the impact they believe they have made. It features appearances by 2 Chainz, Just Blaze, TI, Dave East and Rapsody.