TV GUIDE: What to watch 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 - 4 June

Project Runway Junior

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 11:30

Twelve young designers go head to head in a fashion showdown.

The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Channel: Fox (DStv 125)

Time: 17:50

One of the most infamous criminal cases of all time. Relive the court case from the creator of American Horror Story. Should be gritty.

Lions of Sabi Sand: Brothers in Blood

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 21:00

A powerful documentary about the rise of a coalition of six lions, branded the Mapogo Lions, and their takeover of the largest territory by a pride. Their story is one of violence and deception.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:05

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

Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters

Channel: Comedy Central (DStv 122)

Time: 21:00

This dude gets it in with the humour. You have to catch this ventriloquist at least once in your life. Mad dope with it.


Channel: Lifetime (DStv 131)

Time: 22:25

Chronicles the weight loss efforts of people suffering from severe obesity. Watch these people as they triumph and, at times, fail on their path to a healthier lifestyle.

Monday - 5 June


Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)

Time: 15:00

A cooking competition where four promising chefs must turn a selection of everyday ingredients into an extraordinary three-course meal.

Extreme Couponing

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 16:20

Yup, it’s a sport. Extreme couponing is an activity that combines shopping skills with coupons in an attempt to save as much money as possible while accumulating the most groceries.

She’s In Charge

Channel: TLC Entertainment (DStv 135)

Time: 20: 55


When dealing with a tough situation, sometimes all you need is someone to give you honest advice. Veronica “Pooh” Nash-Poleate is on a common sense crusade. Armed with her experience as a counsellor and a mother, watch as she starts doing house calls. She listens, gives advice and spreads the love every step of the way. She’s awesome.


Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:30


Police officer Rebecca “Rebel” Knight decides to ditch her badge after her colleagues in blue shoot and kill her brother. She becomes a private investigator, taking matters into her own hands to uncover the misconduct and brutality poisoning America’s police forces.

Tuesday - 6 June 

The Powerpuff Girls

Channel: Cartoon Network (DStv 301)

Time: 13:25

Three bad-arse sisters, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, protect the good people of Townsville from evil masterminds like Mojo Jojo. This show is so dope.

Lokshin Bioskop: The Boy Is Mine

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 14:00

A friendship is tested when two home girls realise they are dating the same guy. Ladies, just leave him.

Wednesday - 7 June

The Gary Owen Show

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 15:00

Join popular US comedian Gary Owen, and follow him and his interracial family as they go about their everyday lives.

Preposterous Pets

Channel: Animal Planet (DStv 183)

Time: 19:10

This show takes you through a portal into the lives of people who own interesting and unusual pets. You have to peep this to believe it

Swamp People

Channel: History (DStv 186)

Time: 20:15

Life in the city is pretty gully, ne? Well, imagine for a moment that you live in a swamp. Join Louisiana natives who live and work in the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana.

My Top 10: My Life In Music

Channel: Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163)

Time: 22:00

Join this countdown with a difference. The entire show comes to you from a radio studio. On the show, special guests pull through and share their stories against the background of music.

Thursday - 8 June

Gold Diggers

Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 12.30

The repeat for all of you who missed the action. This show packs that local punch – zama zamas as you have never seen them before.

Friday - 9 June

Soap On a Rope

Channel: SABC3 (DStv channel 193), 7.30pm

A comedy-drama unfolding on the set and behind-the-scenes of a struggling South African soap, and Nina Hastie stars in it!


Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192)

Time: 21:00

Last time I tuned in, KK was blind. Now he can see again. Too much sauce over here; don’t miss it.

Saturday - 10 June

Earthrise: Farming For The Future

Channel: Al Jazeera (DStv 406)

Time: 18:30

Pesenter Ndoni Khanyile looks at the innovative ways farmers are coping in the worst draught South Africa has seen in 100 years In this award-winning environmental show.