Paul Rudd, rugby, and a new Sunday show - Here's what to watch on TV this weekend

Thapelo Mokoena is Quinn Makebe in 'Trackers.' (Photo: DStv)
Thapelo Mokoena is Quinn Makebe in 'Trackers.' (Photo: DStv)

Cape Town – The weekend is finally here! Whether you're up for a binge session, or just looking for something to unwind with, we have you covered with our handy TV guide.

From gate-crashing baby showers, the Springboks facing off with Wales, two brand-new series and a horror flick – here are our top recommendations.

1) Oh Baby

Friday, 25 October

20:30 - 1Magic (DStv 103)

She appeared on the first season of Real Housewives of Johannesburg as Brinnette’s friend, and now Olwethu Leshabane hosts 1Magic’s latest reality show where she gate-crashes baby showers. Expectant mothers beware, Olwethu has got her eye on your soirée and wants to share this magical time with you.

2) RWC semi-finals SA v Wales

Sunday, 27 October

09:15 - Supersport (DStv 201)

The Boks continue their Rugby World Cup dream. With no Cheslin Kolbe in the matchday squad due to injury, coach Rassie Erasmus has entrusted fellow speedster S’bu Nkosi with the number 14 jersey as the Springboks take on a determined Wales outfit in Sunday’s encounter.

3) Trackers

Sunday, 27 October

20:00 - M-Net (DStv 101) and Showmax

Based on Deon Meyer's acclaimed tale of organised crime, conspiracy and terrorism, the brand-new local series Trackers stars Sisanda Henna, Rolanda Marais and Thapelo Mokoena. A diverse group of people find themselves entangled in a web of organised crime and terrorism. Wealthy housewife Milla Strachan’s life is changed forever when she loses her wealth and status and takes a job as a lowly journalist. That decision changes the course of her life with a domino effect that can’t be stopped. (READ MORE HERE)

4) Hell Fest


A group of friends plan a fun night out at a horror festival. But someone is killing people in plain sight and no one can tell whether it's part of the show or not. (READ OUR REVIEW HERE)

5) Living with Yourself


The Netflix original series Living with Yourself is an inventive existential comedy that asks: do we really want to be better? Miles (Paul Rudd) is a man struggling in life. When he undergoes a novel spa treatment that promises to make him a better person, he finds he’s been replaced by a new and improved version of himself. 

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

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.