Mzansi Magic's Before I Do ... and all the best TV this week

Mzansi Magic's Before I Do host, Andile Gaelisiwe.
Mzansi Magic's Before I Do host, Andile Gaelisiwe.

SUN 28.07
My Momma Throws Down
Fox Life (DStv channel 126), 1.50pm
This competition series features two mothers in each episode, nominated by a family member and backed by a lively team of family supporters, competing in a cook-off for cash and prizes.

Shark Week
Nat Geo Wild (DStv channel 182), 5.15pm
Television’s fiercest sharks return with more teeth than ever, for the eighth annual Shark Fest this July. Packed with incredible stories from the world’s leading scientists along with wall-to-wall sharks, National Geographic Wild is your go-to channel for the most sharks per square centimetre of television.

Big Brother Naija
Big Brother Naija (DStv channel 198), all day
Twenty-one new housemates have entered the Big Brother House, with the show lasting 99 days in total this year. The new housemates have an array of exciting career backgrounds, including a part-time stripper, a lawyer and a music video vixen.

The Republic
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 8pm
Thabang is forced to let Moses win when he threatens the life of Dineo who is held captive by Junior. Thabang and Bridget are forced to retaliate in order to save their daughter.

Mission Pluto and Beyond
National Geographic
(DStv channel 181), 7.05pm
With unprecedented access to NASA’s spacecraft New Horizons team, this landmark film takes viewers inside the daring mission of reaching the last great uncharted realm of our solar system — Pluto.

Say Yes To The Dress Lancashire
TLC (DStv channel 135), 7.05pm
NEW SHOW
Superstylist, Gok Wan, is an expert in dressing women. At the award-winning, family-run Ava Rose Hamilton bridal boutique in the heart of the countryside in Lancashire, England, Gok is on hand with the dedicated and passionate consultants to help nervous brides find the perfect wedding gown.

MON 29.07
The Queen
Mzansi Wethu (DStv channel 163), 9pm
Mmabatho gets a very unexpected visitor. Jerry leaves the Maakes devastated. Harriet plots how to make her way back to the top.

The Wonderland Murders
Investigation Discovery (DStv channel 171), 9pm
NEW SHOW
Hidden among the rolling mountains and deep forests of the iconic Pacific Northwest sits a breeding ground for one of the deadliest terrains in the world. Follows the dedicated Portland homicide investigators who examine a series of mysterious, riveting and disturbing murder cases in the area.

TUE 30.07
Dipoloko (2019)
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 6pm
Created by Mzansi Magic’s Magic In Motion film programme. When a polygamous family man dies, his son finds himself between two feuding mothers.

Murphy Brown
Vuzu (DStv channel 116), 6pm
NEW SHOW
In the premiere of this classic sitcom revival, Murphy Brown gets back in the game after a brief retirement. Oscar-nominee Candice Bergen reprises her role as the iconic journalist.

Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars
1Magic (DStv channel 103), 7pm
NEW SEASON
The season takes some of the most well-known couples on reality television and puts their relationships to the test.

WED 31.07
Before I Do
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 8pm
A reality series that focuses on couples that want to take their relationship to the next level – such as moving in together, getting married, having a baby or starting a joint business – but are faced with complexities that threaten the dream of their future together.

THU 01.08
Live PD: Police Patrol
CI (DStv channel 170), 8.59pm
NEW SEASON
Follows police officers in the course of their night-time patrols and broadcasts selected encounters with the public via police body and dashboard cams. Season seven showcases eight cities across America, tailing police officers during their day to day patrols and the actions and investigations of police forces across the country.

FRI 02.08
Coop and Cami Ask the World
Disney (DStv channel 303), 5.15pm
Cooper and Cameron Wrather are two middle-school siblings who co-host Coop’s online show, Would You Wrather?

Britain’s Got Talent
M-Net (DStv channel 101), 5.50pm
NEW SEASON
Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams are on the hunt for the country’s biggest act, in this popular reality competition series.

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
M-Net City (DStv channel 115), 8.50pm
Liam Neeson (Taken) stars in this thrilling crime drama. A detective is hired by a drug kingpin to investigate the kidnapping and murder of his wife.

SAT 03.08
American Animals (2018)
M-Net (DStv channel 101), 9.30pm
Truth is stranger, and possibly more suspenseful, than fiction in this crime thriller. Four disenfranchised young men attempt to execute one of the most outlandish art heists in American history.

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