Local is lekker on TV this Tuesday

Chef Dede Wyt in 'Rate My Plate.' (Photo: DStv)
Chef Dede Wyt in 'Rate My Plate.' (Photo: DStv)

Cape Town – When it comes to entertaining South Africans rank among the best.

From an award-winning telenovela to home-grown flavours, to one of SA's highest-grossing films - we've rounded up some great local shows to tune into tonight.

The River

20:00 - 1Magic (DStv 103)

Following the lives of the Dlaminis and the Mokoenas, two families from different backgrounds are brought together and divided by the discovery of a diamond in Cullinan, just a stone's throw away from Pretoria.

Rate My Plate

21:30 – Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

A brand-new, local reality TV show celebrating home cooking. Three amateur home cooks duke it out against each other in Chef Dede Wyt's kitchen.

Happiness is a Four-Letter Word


This local film, based on the novel of the same name by Cynthia Nozizwe Jele, tells the story of three friends trying to find their happiness while maintaining images of success and acceptability. (Read our review here)

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.