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DStv Weekly Highlights 18-24 September 2020

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LOCAL (SOUTHERN)

Lusaka Maids

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 20:00 on One Zed

The lives of two friends Mimi and Zoe change when they meet a street wise, fast-talking trader, Chilufya who is constantly on the run from the law.

Monate Mpolaye

Genre: Drama

Saturday 19 September at 20:30 on Mzansi Magic

Iggy’s friend convinces him to go partying. Things get out of hand when they were drugged and robbed by slay queens. Iggy needs to get home before his wife returns. Starring Thabo Malema and Abongile Maurice Matyutyu, directed by Xolani ‘X’ Nhlapho.

Celeste Ntuli: Black Tax

Genre: Comedy

Saturday 19 September at 21:30 on Mzansi Magic

The much loved stand-up comedian and actress Celeste Ntuli presents her one-person show, ‘Black Tax’.

Legacy

Genre: Drama

Monday 21 September at 19:00 on M-Net

This riveting local telenovela follows the super-wealthy Price household, a family at war with itself. With patriarch Sebastian Price about to retire, who will take over the reins? And, at what cost?

LOCAL (WEST)

Dan Marka – Parts 1 and 2

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 17:50 on Africa Magic Hausa

A young lade must marry a stranger who spots her in the village, not because she has interest in him but because he has money.

Anyanwu Ututu

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 19:00 on Africa Magic Igbo

A family is on the verge of being consumed by bitterness and envy, owing to an atrocity committed by a deceitful wife who aims at destroying the love and peace in her home.

Oloyun Mewa

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 21:35 on Africa Magic Yoruba

A young village boy jumped on an offer from a rich man to be his personal assistant, unknown to him of the danger that lies ahead of his mouthwatering offer.

Mr Wonderful

Genre: Comedy

Sunday 20 September at 17:00 on Africa Magic Family

Mr Wonderful is a TV comedy series that revolves around the experience of a Nigerian Cab driver in contact with diverse people, advice and lifestyle.

LOCAL (EAST)

Between Us

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 18:30 on Pearl Magic

The show follows the lives of two feuding families whose worlds are turned upside down when two of their family members get into a relationship. Despite their love for each other, the couple’s relationship is put to the test as their families vow to break them apart. This leads to a lot of drama, fights, secrets, witchcraft, arranged marriages and infidelity.

Selina

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 19:30 on Maisha Magic Plus

Selina, in pursuit of evidence to prove her innocence, has no option but to go an extra mile. It is a bumpy ride as she finds herself in between love and her quest.

Slay Queen

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 20:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo

Mzee Kasongo, popularly known as JB, is the owner of Far Connect company. Money is on his head, he is disrupting the family and he falls into the trap of love with the Slay Queen; in short, he completely forgets himself and that is where the drama begins.

Kina

Genre: Drama

Wednesday 23 September at 19:00 on Maisha Magic Plus

The Mwakazis and the Tandalas have nothing in common – one has a quiet, humble life with not much to hold on to but family while the other owns a successful water company that profits from backdoor dealings with the government and under-compensating its workers.

SPORT

US Open Golf, Day 2

Sport: Golf

Friday 18 September at 21:00 on SuperSport Golf

Follow Day 2 of the US Open golf tournament, played at the Winged Foot West Course in Westchester County, New York.

Le Mans 24 Hours

Sport: Motorsport

Saturday 19 September at 14:30 on SuperSport Motorsport

Follow the iconic Le Mans 24 Hours, the world’s oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923.

Premier League, Manchester United v Crystal Palace

Sport: Football

Saturday 19 September at 18:30 on SuperSport Premier League

Manchester United will chase a win in their first match of the 2020-21 Premier League season, as they welcome Crystal Palace to Old Trafford.

UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley

Sport: MMA

Sunday 20 September at 02:00 on SuperSport Action and SuperSport Maximo 1

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues with a Fight Night at the APEX facility in Las Vegas, headlined by a welterweight clash between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley.

ESPN

NFL, Browns v Bengals

Sport: American Football

Friday 18 September at 02:20 on ESPN

The Cleveland Browns welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to the FirstEnergy Stadium for a bone-crushing NFL match.

MLB, Red Sox v Yankees

Sport: Baseball

Saturday 19 September at 01:30 on ESPN 2

Catch one of the most iconic rivalries in Major League Baseball (MLB) as the Boston Red Sox welcome the New York Yankees to Fenway Park.

Eredivisie, Ajax v RKC Waalwijk

Sport: Football

Saturday 19 September at 19:50 on ESPN

Eredivisie giants Ajax will continue their quest to win a 35th championship when they welcome RKC Waalwijk to the  Johan Cruyff Arena.

NBA, Eastern Conference Final, Game 3

Sport: Basketball

Sunday 20 September at 02:30 on ESPN 2

Catch Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference Final, as two teams chase a place in the championship series against the winners of the Western Conference.

MOVIES

A Sister’s Obsession

Genre: Drama

Saturday 19 September at 19:20 on Lifetime

Kendra is a happily married career woman. But as her life quickly starts to unravel, she soon discovers the cause of her troubles – it seems her long lost twin sister resents her ‘entitled life’ and is determined to even the playing field. Starring Lindsay Hartley, Jason Cermak and Candice Hunter.

Rambo: Last Blood

Genre: Action

Saturday 19 September at 20:30 on M-Net Movies 2

Almost four decades after he drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as John Rambo. He must face his past and unearth his ruthless skills to exact revenge for a final mission. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Paz Vega, directed by Adrian Grunberg.

1917

Genre: War, drama

Sunday 20 September at 20:05 on M-Net

A visually-gripping Oscar-winning WWI film directed by Sam Mendes. Two soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines to prevent the deaths of 1,600 men walking into a deadly trap. Starring George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman.

A Million Little Pieces

Genre: Drama

Monday 21 September at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 1

A gritty drama pivoted on a memoir about substance abuse and rehab. A drug-using young man has to decide whether to rehab or die after years of living on the edge. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Billy Bob Thornton, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.

                                                                                          TELENOVELAS

Operation Pacific

Genre: Drama

Friday 18 September at 21:00 on Telemundo

Amalia and her team succeed in preventing the Doctor’s men from rescuing him. But Vargas makes plans to have the Doctor silenced permanently.

Zara’s Nikah

Genre: Drama

Saturday 19 September at 20:00 on Zee World

After Zara’s announcement, the Ahmads and the Siddhiquis are in disarray. Kabeer tries to convince Zara to change her mind. Zara puts forth a request to the Shaira board, and she and Rukhsar present their case together.

Betrayed Heart

Genre: Drama

Tuesday 22 September at 15:00 on EVA

A mother can do anything for her child. That’s what Loren Garcia thinks when her five-year-old son is kidnapped in order to force her to commit a crime.

Iron Rose

Genre: Drama

Wednesday 23 September at 20:00 on Telemundo

Altagracia hides her plans from León, while Navarrete invites Romelia to live with him. Lucho teaches Diego how to shoot.

KIDS

The Adventure of A.R.I.: My Robot Friend

Genre: Sci-fi

Saturday 19 September at 15:15 on M-Net

A great kids film. When Noah finds the robot A.R.I., he helps him break free from a lab manager who tries to turn him into a destructive weapon. Starring Jude Manley and Sophia Alongi, directed by Stephen Shimek.

Operation Ouch!

Genre: Kids, educational

Sunday 20 September at 15:30 on Da Vinci

COVID 19 Special: Virus Alert! In this special episode, we explore the science behind the current
Coronavirus pandemic, answering all your questions along the way, about why the outbreak occurred, what the virus does to your body, and how patients are being treated.

Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite

Genre: Animation

Monday 21 September at 08:30 on Cartoon Network

When the Joker and Lex Luthor form an alliance, Batman must team up with the Justice League in order to stop them. Directed by Jon Burton.

Bubble Guppies

Genre: Animation

Monday 21 September at 11:00 on Nick Jr

‘Bubble Guppies’ takes the phrase ‘school of fish’ literally as fish-tailed preschoolers attend school in an underwater classroom. Children learn about topics such as science, math and literacy through original music. Among the characters featured on the show are turbocharged Gil, leader Molly and drama queen Deema.

INTERNATIONAL

E! Live from the Red Carpet: The Primetime Emmys

Genre: Awards show

Monday 21 September at 00:01 on E! Entertainment

Join E! on the red carpet of the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards, as they interview celebrities and evaluate the latest Red Carpet fashion.

72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

Genre: Awards show

Monday 21 September at 02:00 (live) and 21:00 (repeat) on M-Net

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will honour the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2019 until May 31, 2020, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Wild Men – Simon Keyes (Wild Experts Special)

Genre: Nature, documentary

Wednesday 23 September at 18:00 on National Geographic Wild

Slither into a thrill-packed episode, where snake-catcher Simon Keys goes wild to rescue some of the most dangerous snakes in Durban, South Africa.

Better Call Saul (Season 5 finale)

Genre: Drama

Wednesday 23 September at 21:40 on M-Net City

In the season finale, Lalo turns the tables on the men sent to kill him, using kitchenware and cunning. Also, Kim hatches a very devious plan.

CATCH UP

No Limit: Chronicles

Genre: Documentary

Charting the growth of Master P’s label from a passionate side side job into a multi-million dollar enterprise responsible for records by Mystikal, Snoop Dogg, Mr. Serv-On, and more.

Mind Your Business with Mahisha

Genre: Actuality, business

Curls CEO Mahisha Dellinger helps female entrepreneurs take their business to the next level.

My Brilliant Friend

Genre: Drama

Filmed in Italian, the eight-episode drama centers on elderly author Elena Greco, who learns that the most important friend in her life, Lila Cerullo, has disappeared without a trace. It causes Elena to reflect on the early days of their friendship in dangerous but fascinating Naples, Italy, in the 1950s, when Elena and Lila are two very different girls at the top of their class.

I May Destroy You

Genre: Drama, comedy

After being sexually assaulted in a nightclub, Arabella’s life changes irreversibly and she is forced to reassess everything, including her career, friends and family.

About the author

Byron Adonis Mutingwende