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DStv top award-winning or award-nominated shows of 2019

The River

During the year 2019, DStv were spoilt with entertainment galore. There was no way one could get around to watching everything! As the leading content provider in the continent, DStv brings first-class programmes for enjoyment. So, it has rounded up some of its top award-winning or award-nominated shows of 2019 that it thinks should absolutely add to the must-watch list this year.



Winner: Ngoma Award for Most Outstanding Television Show


This drama centres around Nguzu, a millionaire and polygamist who struggles to contain his seven feuding and bickering wives, while trying to win back the heart of his second wife who is threatening to divorce him.


Watch as the claws come out in Mpali, on Zambezi Magic (DStv channel 162) Mondays to Thursdays at 20:30 .

The River


Nominee: Emmy Nomination for Best Telenovela


A show about immense poverty and wealth, The River tells the story of two families, the Dlaminis and the Mokoenas, from different backgrounds who were brought together and divided by the discovery of a diamond in Cullinan, outside of Pretoria.  


Catch all the drama on 1Magic (DStv channel 103), weekdays at 20:00 .


The Daily Show


Nominee: Grammy Nomination for Outstanding Variety Talk Series


South-African-born comedian, Trevor Noah, tackles the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture in this American-based talk show.


See the world through reality-based lenses on Comedy Central (DStv channel 122), weeknights at 22:00 .


The Voice


Nominee: Grammy Nomination for Outstanding Reality-Competition Series


Four famous musicians are on the lookout for the best voices in this reality competition show about real people with real singing talent. Once the musicians select their favourite voices, the singing contestants will be mentored to become professional artists.


Hear the best voices on The Voice UK, on ITV Choice (DStv channel 123) from Sunday, 26th January at 19:00 .


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