All the best TV shows this week

Johannesburg - What's good on the box this week? City Press gives you the scoop on what to watch on TV this week.



Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 23:00

A look at the life and crimes of five women who work at a nail salon in Florida.


Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:10

This documentary series features startling and groundbreaking stories from around the world.

Abandoned Engineering

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 20:00

Meet the people who designed amazing engineering projects and those who help revive them.

How to Get Away with Murder

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defence professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that changes the course of their lives.

Life of Kylie

Channel: E! Entertainment (DStv 124)

Time: 20:00

An inside look at the professional and personal life of Kylie Jenner.

Unseen Enemy

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 22;00

Examining the recent epidemics of flu, Ebola and the Zika virus, Unseen Enemy makes it clear that epidemics bring out the best and worst of human behaviour, and that their effect goes far beyond the terrible tolls of sickness and death.


Restaurant Stakeout

Channel: Food Network (DStv 175)

Time: 20:00

The owner of a New York City restaurant goes behind the scenes of various restaurants across the country at the request of their owner(s). He takes the keys and installs hidden cameras to examine their service problems.

Clean House

Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 21:20

Each week, one cluttered house is made over by host Niecy Nash and her committed crew of interior designers and organisers. They decide what stays and, more importantly, what goes.

The 2000’s Greatest Tragedies

Channel: National Geographic (DStv 181)

Time: 20:05

Featuring survivors and experts, look back at some of the most tragic incidents of the decade.


Mummies Alive

Channel: History (DStv 186)

Time: 18:30

Mummies Alive travels to four continents to reveal the incredible stories behind the world’s most enigmatic mummies.


Channel: (DStv 194)

Time: 22:00

A top tier current affairs show. Tune in and get to grips with the truth behind serious matters.

The Woody Woodpecker Show

Channel: Boomerang (DStv 302)

Time: 20:00

Follow Woody Woodpecker and his friends as they go on their adventures. Features funny old and new shorts.


Supreme Justice with Judge Karen Mills

Channel: Fox Life (DStv 126)

Time: 17:50

A retired real-life judge presides over small claims court arbitrations. The judge is Karen Mills-Francis, an American woman who was twice elected as Miami-Dade County Court judge, and who claims that “justice isn’t always black and white”.


Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 21:00

In this funny crime drama, a medical resident finds that being a zombie has its perks, and she uses them to help the police with their investigations.

Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 21:00

The story of an infamous incident in recent British medical history. On 13 March 2006, eight healthy young men took part in a clinical trial for a leukaemia drug, which went wrong.

The Scoop

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 21:00

Host Khanyi Mbau will make sure that you’re up to date on who needs to be deported from Earth; who’s throwing shade on whom; who’s has to be traded or swapped; who’s got a lot; and the biggest movies you missed out on.


Madi Aka

Channel: Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

Time: 21:30

A young man brings the greatest curse upon his family when he falls in love with his stepmother and she later falls pregnant with his child. Starring Avhatakali Mdzunye.

The Affair

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 23:00

After a chance encounter in the season finale, Noah (Dominic West) has the opportunity to heal a broken relationship. This is a Golden Globe-winning drama from the producer of the popular House of Cards.


Channel: Vuzu Amp (DStv 103)

Time: 19:00

Loosely inspired by the real life of star Marlon Wayans, this comedy centres on a loving father committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very together ex-wife.

Throwback Thursday

SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time 19:30

This unapologetically entertaining variety talk show creates a strong and fresh comedy format set in a visually seductive world inspired by that of social media.


Wingin’ It

Channel: Vuzu (DStv 116)

Time: 20:00

In this teen comedy, angel-in-training Porter is sent to Earth to earn his wings. He must transform hapless student Carl into the most popular kid in school. If Porter succeeds, he’ll get real wings and a halo.


Fade to Black

Channel: BET (DStv 129)

Time: 20:00

If you like hip-hop, you’ll love this feature-length documentary showcasing Jay Z’s final performance at Madison Square Garden (he planned to retire in 2003).