This is what's hot on the box 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 - 1 OCTOBER

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Channel: M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv 104)

Time: 18:38

Vin Diesel reprises his role as agent Xander Cage in this slick action franchise. This time he gets a mission to take down a terrorist group. But he can’t do it alone, he needs the help of the xXx team.

Our Girl

Channel: BBC First (DStv 119)

Time: 21:00

Molly is delighted to be sent to Afghanistan as a medic on one of the army’s final deployments. But when she arrives she knows she needs to prove herself to her new platoon.

Queen Sugar

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 21:00

Charley schedules an appointment with a family therapist, but when Micah doesn’t show, Charley’s own issues come to light.

Star

Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 21:55

Star follows three talented singers with ideas of stardom, and desperate for a new start, as they navigate the cut-throat music business on their road to success.

MONDAY - 2 OCTOBER

Heartbeat

Channe: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 18:25

Rich and handsome Ruzgar is deeply in love with Meltem. They plan to get married, but just before the big day arrives, Meltem dies.

Tales

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:30

The brainchild of music producer Irv “Gotti” Lorenzo, Tales is a ground-breaking anthology series, the plot lines of which are inspired by hip-hop hits, from N.W.A.’s Fuck tha Police to Meek Mill’s Cold Hearted and the Notorious B.I.G anthem I Got A Story To Tell.

Trending SA

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 21:30

Four witty personalities discuss trending hashtags of the day. They spark conversation and also bring guests in to delve deeper into issues that are trending on social media.

TUESDAY - 3 OCTOBER

The Late Late Show With James Corden

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 17:00

Each week night, this fabulous show throws the ultimate late-night after-party with a mix of celebrity guests, edgy musical acts, games and sketches.

Hair Goddess (New Show)

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:00

Bringing you the Hair Goddess, Christina Oliva, who has built an empire to match her vivacious personality. With no college degree or business education, she’s built a booming hair-extension business from the roots up, with just her street sass and tenacity.

Pitch

Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 20:45

A beautiful, tough and gifted athlete, Ginny Baker is vaulted into instant fame when she is called up by the San Diego Padres to make her Major League debut.

Empire

Channel: Fox (DStv 194)

Time: 21:30

In the next exciting episode, things heat up between Cookie and Angelo, so Lucious finally recognises Angelo as a formidable rival and prepares to take him on.

The Good Place

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 23:00

In this unique comedy, Eleanor (Kristen Bell) struggles to define what it means to be good. In this episode, she gets an introduction to ethics.

WEDNESDAY - 4 OCTOBER

Trevor Noah: Pay Back the Funny

Channel: M-Movies All Stars (DStv 111)

Time: 19:35

South Africa’s biggest comedian Trevor Noah returns for a side-splitting, sold out show, as he talks about everything from his adventures overseas to his experiences of Eskom.

Ink, Paper, Scissors

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 21:00

In this interesting reality show, owner Ramsey runs his business with tattoo artists, stylists, hair stylists and nail artists, all under one roof.

Oz

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 23:00

With an Emmy-nominated cast, this series chronicles the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

THURSDAY - 5 OCTOBER

Naruto

Channel: SABC2 (DStv 192)

Time: 17:00

Follows the struggles of three young ninjas – Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno – as they go through their training.

Top Billing

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 20:30

In this episode, Jeannie and Chris get up close and personal with Spanish actor, director and producer Antonio Banderas.

Cutting Edge

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 21:30

Hard-hitting current affairs. All you need to know, when you need to know it.

FRIDAY - 6 OCTOBER

My Little Pony

Channel: NickTOONS (DStv 308)

Time: 13:55

The classic characters brought to life in this colourful show that will transport you to a land of fantasy and magic.

SATURDAY - 7 OCTOBER

uThando Luka Baba (2017)

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 19:30

Two families have been enemies for years. When their children fall in love, old wounds are reopened. Starring Noveshri Moodley.

Bad Girls Club

Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 20:00

In this reality show, a group of rebellious women are put in a house together to see if they can moderate their behaviour.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 20:00

Summertime boredom hits, so Jessica gives Pumpkin an edgy makeover. Meanwhile, June learns from Instagram that Pumpkin has been keeping a secret.




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