Get your week off to a gripping start with these 3 captivating shows

Bonang Matheba. (Getty Images)
Bonang Matheba. (Getty Images)

Cape Town – We have some riveting shows lined-up for your Monday viewing. From bad mothers to life in the public eye – here are our top three recommendations.

Bad Mothers

20:00 - Universal TV (DStv 117)

This all-new Australian series follows a group of flawed and chaotic female friends caught up in a murder investigation that ultimately tests the boundaries of what it is to be considered a “good” mother and the demands placed on women in modern society.

Public Figure

21:00 - SABC1 (DStv 191)

Filmmaker Brian Corso investigates the psychological effects on everyday social media use and how influencers deals with fame, money, hate and obsession. South African personality Bonang Matheba also features in the documentary. (READ OUR REVIEW HERE)

The Act

22:00 - M-Net (DStv 101) and Showmax

Patricia Arquette and Joey King are spectacular in this chilling retelling of the true events surrounding the disturbing mother-daughter drama of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.