TV highlights: February 6 – 12

2011-02-04 14:50

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Hillary Clinton’s State Department

National Geographic


This revealing film takes you to the centre of Hillary Clinton’s world, as the highly respected politician is followed across the globe.

Tropic of Cancer

BBC Knowledge


Embarking on a journey around the world following the Tropic of Cancer, Simon Reeves uncovers fascinating environmental, political and human stories from some remote places on the planet.

Monday, 7 February 2011r

Master Chef

BBC Lifestyle


Britain’s toughest cooking competition returns for a fifth series. Top chef John Torode and ingredients expert Gregg Wallace are on the hunt to find raw talent.

River Monsters

Discovery Channel


That crazy man, Jeremy Wade is at it again, as he goes in search of some of the deadliest, scariest looking creatures in rivers across the world.

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Jamie’s Food Escapes

BBC Lifestyle


Jamie Oliver turns food tourist as he explores various cuisines in different foreign cities and regions across the world just for our viewing pleasure.

Why We Laugh

Mzansi Magic


Looking at comedians from across the globe who share their thoughts and experiences about what makes people laugh and why we laugh. It’s interesting.

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Nonhle goes to ­Hollywood



As if hob-nobbing with some of Hollywood’s biggest celebs wasn’t enough for this pint-sized personality, now she launches SA’s first “unscripted” reality show.




Oprah fans had better enjoy the last of the season with the talk-show queen as she calls it quits after 25 years of talking and telling people to look under their chairs.

Thursday, 10 February 2011


M-Net Action


This police drama takes viewers inside the lives of cops, criminals, victims and their families. It’s surely going to hit home with many South Africans. Hope you’re watching, Bheki!

Truth about Cats and Dogs


A radio presenter with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when she has to meet a man. Sounds like an awful plan.

Friday, 11 February 2011


Channel O


Check out the latest videos from the hottest artist of the moment Rick Ross (who recently performed right here in SA), or Ricky Rozay to his fans.

Rivals in Romance

M-Net Series


This local series gives the American The Bachelor a run for its money as two guys compete with each other for the affection of one of 16 girls. It’s trashy to the?max?but oh-so enjoyable.

Saturday, 12 February 2011

I hate Valentine’s Day



A love story set in Manhattan in which a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

Secret Millionaire: Mumbai

BBC Knowledge


British Indian entrepreneur Seema Sharma leaves behind her affluent lifestyle in England to go undercover in the slums of Mumbai, in this award-winning series.

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