5 shows you can watch on your phone tonight during load shedding

Adrienne Banfield-Norris, Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow Smith. (Facebook/Red Table Talk)
Adrienne Banfield-Norris, Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow Smith. (Facebook/Red Table Talk)

Cape Town – Who knows which new stage of load shedding Eskom will reveal next, but don't fret, if the lights are out tonight you can still get your evening fix of entertainment.

If you don't have data download (Netflix, Showmax and DStv Now all have this option on their apps), if you have wifi/data available you can stream.

Here are 5 shows to watch when the lights go out.

Red Table Talk


This talk show is hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith, and Adrienne Banfield-Norris and bring intimate, honest, and thought-provoking conversations to the table. Guests include anyone from celebrities to experts in their respective fields.

The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl


Before Insecure Issa Rae created and starred in this award-winning comedy web series. The show follows the life of J as she interacts with co-workers and love interests who place her in uncomfortable situations.

Silicon Valley


S6: In the final season of the award-winning comedy that follows an eclectic group of tech innovators, the laughs pick up hot in the heels of the previous season where the Pied Piper crew had struck it lucky in the world of cryptocurrency. Now with more money than they had ever dreamt of (and more than they know what to do with), watch as the ideas get wilder and the group's dynamic change.

Marriage Story


Noah Baumbach's new drama leads the seventy-seventh Golden Globes with six nominations. A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a gruelling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver.

DStv Now

Loved Like Crazy

This new documentary casts a new lens on relationships that sent shock waves across the nation, revisited now for clues that could have forewarned of the danger that lay ahead. It takes the audience through the phenomenon of trauma bonding, the dangerous ties created by toxic love that trap women in a cycle of abuse. Veteran journalist and author Iman Rappetti hosts the documentary.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht


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