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Mzansi Magic Highlights for the week

By Faeza
20 July 2015

MONDAY 20 JULY

Isibaya at 20:30

[Episode 559: Tough Love]

Jabu’s return to the valley causes commotion. Sihle offers Zweli advice. Mpiyakhe gives Jabu tough love.

Zabalaza at 21:00

[Episode 461: Go Solo]

The family worries about Moss and his future. Lexie’s sex appeal seems to have dried off when she gets the shoulder from her former admirer. The competition for Lindiwe’s heart has started.

Sopranos Season 1 at 21:30

[Episode 3: Denial, Anger, Acceptance]

Unbeknownst to her parents, Meadow and her friend Hunter score some crystal meth from Brendan and Christopher to help them study for the SATs. The boys return the hijacked truck, and Tony visits Jackie in the hospital, bringing along a "special" nurse.

Meanwhile, Junior’s associate Mikey Palmice is stirring things up by making Junior think Tony wants to be next in line to call the shots when Jackie kicks it.

The Inside Man at 22:30

A bank robber seems to have planned the perfect heist. A seasoned detective is called in to negotiate with him, but the bank president calls in his own negotiator too. The negotiators butt heads with their varying style, all the while, the situation inside the bank growing more tense.

TUESDAY 21 JULY

Isibaya at 20:30

[Episode 560: Being Uncertain]

Mpiyakhe is uncertain on what to do about Jabu. Sihle tries to help with the road. Thandeka and Sbu struggle around the house. Zweli and Mpiyakhe discuss father and son relationships.

Zabalaza at 21:00

[Episode 462: Freedom]

Ray’s frustration with Big Ben escalates when he refuses to help him. Meanwhile, everyone seems to like the new office space except for Mapule.  Lady luck seems to be on Moss’s side.

Between Friends at 22:30

After leading separate lives for seven years, a group of university friends reunite at an up-market game lodge in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Long buried secrets that have been shared by these old friends are eventually exposed, causing tension to arise in their current relationships. Starring Thapelo Mokoena, Amanda DuPont.

WEDNESDAY 22 JULY

Idols SA Season 11 Funnies starts at 18:00

[Episode 1]

Idols 11 has produced some of the funniest singers in Idols history, so it’s only fair to showcase some of the greatest of the not so great in this funnies special.

Isibaya at 20:30

[Episode 561: Almost Caught]

Jabu shows willingness to reform, while Melusi thinks of his punishment. Sunday plays mind games with Thandeka. Bhekifa finds a way to connect with Qondi.

Zabalaza at 21:00

[Episode 463: Blast From The Past]

Things take a turn for the worst when KG drops a bomb on Moss.  Gasta is uneasy with her visitor’s demands. Sponono exposes Gasta’s past.

DailySun Movies – The Haunted Wardrobe at 22:30

After moving into their new home 3 students decide to fully furnish it by buying a second hand wardrobe. But then they start hallucinating and fighting amongst each other. Could the wardrobe have something to do with it?

THURSDAY 23 JULY

Kota Life Crisis Season 2 at 18:30

[Episode 3: Off The Richter]

An "earthquake" hits Joburg and everyone gets barricaded in Aunt Thandeka's room. The room becomes a 'survival of the fittest' environment.

Lokshin Bioskop: Surprise at 19:00

A woman hungry for the stability of family, marriage and love desperately tries to keep and nurture a loveless relationship.

Isibaya at 20:30

[Episode 562: Sihle’s Revelation]

Mpiyakhe has his three sons under one roof.  Sihle finds out what Samson has been up to. S’khaleni and Pam plot to get Kaone hired at the Zungu house. Ma Doris is tired of playing hide and seek.

Zabalaza at 21:00

[Episode 464: Popping Pills]

Gasta’s attempt to keep Mthunzi and Sponono out of her affairs leaves them even more suspicious. Meanwhile, Moss gears up for yet another fight in court.

Between Friends at 21:30

After leading separate lives for seven years, a group of university friends reunite at an up-market game lodge in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Long buried secrets that have been shared by these old friends are eventually exposed, causing tension to arise in their current relationships. Starring Thapelo Mokoena, Amanda DuPont.

FRIDAY 24 JULY

It’s Complicated starts at 19:30

[Episode 1]

It’s Complicated follows the lives of seven Jozi characters who are dealt with life challenges while they are busy making plans. Confronted with the choices of love and marriage, family and friendship, loyalty and expectation, they face off against the future.

Isibaya at 20:30

[Episode 563: Samson’s Trap]

Melusi learns his fate as Jabu apologises to him. Thandeka falls for Samson’s trap when she hires Kaone. Lerato expresses herself to her father about his new relationship.

Ayeye Season 1 at 21:00

[Episode 10]

Leano gives the boys a taste of their own medicine. After the fight, JK makes a terrible decision and breaks his sobriety. Lebo gets himself into more trouble with Ziyanda about his day with Leano. Eve and Eugene go home together after a drunken spell at Lenins.

Limitless at 22:00

A paranoia-fuelled action-thriller about a languishing, unpublished writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret smart drug that allows him to use his brain to 100% of its potential and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film. Starring Bradley Cooper.

SATURDAY 25 JULY

Lokshin Bioskop: Portraits at 19:30

When a young man is released from prison, his return home to Alexandra Township puts the lives of his family and friends to the ultimate test.

Jerusalema at 20:30

Gritty South African drama about a Soweto boy who goes from petty crime to being a hijacker of highrise buildings in Hillbrow.

SUNDAY 26 JULY

Lock Out aka One Maximum Security at 22:00

Guy Pearce excels in this sci-fi thriller. A renegade CIA agent must rescue a US president’s daughter after she is taken hostage in an outer space maximum security prison.