What to watch this weekend

By Drum Digital
01 August 2014

Friday, August 1

Skeem Saam

SABC 1 (DStv channel 191) 18:30

Skeem Saam is a blend of stories about the journey to manhood. It examines the plight of today's male children and the tough challenges they face transitioning into manhood. The underlying premise for the local drama series is that real men are made, not born. Teenage boys naturally challenge themselves. They wish to find out what their limits are. Lizo will explore his journey in a safe way but Kwaito and Tbose will take life-threatening risks. Who will survive to see his 21st birthday?

True Lies

e.tv (DStv channel 194) 20:30

Arnold Schwarzenegger does what he does best: blowing stuff up and killing people. This time he plays a fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman.

Live Amp

SABC 1 (DStv channel 191) 21:00

The popular Friday-night music show on SABC1 Mzansi Fo Sho with exciting features for viewers including the following: the Top 5 Chart - where viewers are encouraged to vote for their favorite video of the week; Live Amp Sessions - hanging out with artists in their own space; Live Amp Shout Outs - the show goes to the viewers at various functions and in the streets to get them to send shout outs and also request their favorite videos; Live Amp Vaults is an old-school throw back song selection

Saturday, August 2


SABC2 (DStv channel 192) 16:00

A difficult 78-year-old man slipped his house, making balloons onto it, hoping to be in a foreign country to come. But little does he know he has a stowaway aboard him a thing or two or the life learning.

Rise Of The Guardians

M-Net (DStv channel 101) 17:00

An evil monster would attack the world and the immortal guardians (like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and Jack Frost), all the children in the world save for the monster they get.

Shallow Hal

e.tv (DStv channel 194) 20:00

A superficial guy just wants the most beautiful women out. But then there is a curse on him who says that he saw women for who they really are - and he falls in love with a woman who is the opposite of its usual prey.

Sunday, August 3

Little Manhattan

e.tv (DStv channel 194) 14:20

A shy boy's parents are deeply involved in a divorce. What does he do? He falls in love with cute 12-year-old girl in his neighborhood.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

e.tv (DStv channel 194) 20:00

Want to know how your favorite mutant Wolverine became known as the? It has long, long ago and in this movie he experienced discrimination, bar fights, and for the army in an indestructible killing machine to be changed.

World War Z

M-Net (DStv channel 101) 20:05

There is a zombie outbreak and Brad Pitt playing a specialist of the United Nations that the origin of the disease to trace, as well as a way to stop it. Is that they only problem? The zombies are super fast and can think.

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