Thursday night on TV: Cops, Russian royalty, and a lekker kuier

Andre Braugher in Brooklyn Nine-Nine. (Photo: Getty Images)
Andre Braugher in Brooklyn Nine-Nine. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town – From the return of a favourite cop comedy, to getting to know the writer of a hit local TV show, to Russian royalty – Here are our top recommendations to watch tonight.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S6)

19:30 - 1Magic (DStv 103)

In the season premiere Jake and Amy finally go on their honeymoon, and Captain Holt will find out if he is the new police commissioner or not.


21:00 - VIA (DStv 123)

A documentary series in which we get to know the story behind the story. In this episode viewers will get to know Theltom Masimila, the writer of the popular telenovela, Arendsvlei. (Read our review here)

The Romanoffs

Amazon Prime Video

From the creator of Mad Men, The Romanoffs is a contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring eight separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family (Romanovs). (Read more here)

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.