From saying goodbye to 'Being Bonang' to the beginning of an epic high sea adventure - Here are our top 5 TV picks for the weekend

Bonang Matheba in 'Being Bonang'. (Photo: 1Magic)
Bonang Matheba in 'Being Bonang'. (Photo: 1Magic)

Cape Town – Don't know what to watch this weekend? Don't fret we have you covered with with our handy guide.

From bidding farewell to Bonang, to the return of a super sleuth, to an epic high seas adventure, a thrilling sporting event, and a hit biker drama - here are our recommendations.

1) Being Bonang

Friday, 11 October

19:00 - 1Magic (DStv 103)

Bonang Matheba takes her final bow in the last episode of her reality show which won't be returning for another season. (Read more here)

2) Veronica Mars

Saturday, 12 October

21:00 - M-Net (DStv 101)

Kristen Bell reprises her role as Veronica Mars in this limited series. In the season premiere panic spreads through the small-town Neptune after a bomb goes off during spring break. (Read more here)

3) The Odyssey

Sunday, 13 October

17:00 - M-Net (DStv 101)

World-renowned explorer Riaan Manser embarks on another bewildering expedition. This time around he is gearing up for a 5500-kilometre and two-month-long row across the Atlantic Ocean – from The Canary Islands to Barbados. To find his rowing partner, Manser called upon adventurous South Africans to join him. (READ MORE: Riaan Manser’s epic new TV show will ignite your need for adventure)

4) Formula 1 Japan Grand Prix

Sunday, 13 September

07:10 - Supersport 6 (DStv 206)

Formula One is ready and roaring on the Suzuka Circuit this weekend for this year's Japanese Grand Prix. Despite a massive typhoon forcing the qualifiers to move to Sunday morning, the race is still scheduled to go ahead as planned. If Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas keep up with their weekend's FP performances Mercedes might even clinch their sixth successive Constructors' Championship title this weekend already. Tune in to find out what happens. (For more F1 updates click here)

5) Mayans M.C.


In this spin-off of Sons of Anarchy, a once-promising young Mexican-American man is driven to become a member of the Mayans motorcycle gang by his desire for vengeance.

What's new in SA cinemas this weekend? Check out our movie guide here!

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.