Taraji P Henson's visit to SA ... and all the best TV this week

Taraji P Henson.
Taraji P Henson.

SUN 03.03

Boss Nails

Fox Life (DStv channel 126), 10.50pm

Follows 26-year-old Dana Cody, the glamorous and sassy owner of Tippie Toes Beauty Lounge in Miami. Each half-hour episode features Dana’s eccentric and sometimes unruly staff as they create custom, one-of-a-kind fantasy nail art for her equally unique and demanding clients.

American Housewife

M-Net (DStv channel 101), 3.30pm

A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.

Dance +4

Star Life (DStv channel 167), 9pm

Championed by master choreographer Remo D’souza, who, along with mentors Dharmesh, Shakti and Puneet, have yet again set out to find India’s most original and unique dancing talent.

Ga Re Dumele

SABC2 (DStv channel 192), 8.30pm

A bickering but deeply committed couple in their late sixties face the bizarre prospect of losing their sixth and last-born daughter to marriage.

MON 04.03


Travel Channel (DStv channel 179), 8pm

Follows two cousins, Luke and Jordon, on a journey like no other. The pair travel across 10 African countries in the hope of fulfilling their childhood dreams of hitch-hiking from South Africa to the Congo in search of the infamous dinosaur Mokele-Mbembe.

Ise’ Ncane Lengane

MojaLove (DStv channel 157), 8pm


Siyabonga Dlamuka (16) and Thando Msomi (15) have decided to get married. The couple believe they are soul mates and have their parents’ blessings to tie the knot.

Free Solo

National Geographic (DStv channel 181), 9pm

Make a date with this Academy Award-winning and BAFTA-winning documentary, an edge-of-your seat thriller and inspiring portrait of free soloist mountain climber Alex Honnold who exceeded our current understanding of human, physical and mental potential.

DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games

M-Net Movies Smile (DStv channel 105), 3.30pm

In this animated adventure movie, the superheroines of the DC comic book universe must save the day at the Intergalactic Games.

The Lake Erie Murders

Investigation Discovery (DStv channel 171), 9.55pm

A series of chilling investigations into murder mysteries that happened on Lake Erie. Ominously named for its violent and unpredictable nature, Lake Erie – which borders four US states and parts of Canada – is home to some of North America’s darkest and deadliest murder cases. This series goes to the edge of the water and takes a deep dive into its most notorious mysteries.

TUE 05.03

Celeb Feasts with Zola

Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 9.30pm

Award-winning, television chef Zola Nene uses her fun down-to-earth culinary style to host a fantastic line-up of local stars in her kitchen.

Family Food Fight

M-Net (DStv channel 101), 6pm

Six food-loving Aussie families go head-to-head in this cooking competition, where they must prepare flawless cuisine for a panel of esteemed judges.

Station 19

M-Net (DStv channel 101), 7pm

This fast-paced drama follows the heroic women and men of a Seattle firehouse.

WED 06.04

Model Camp

Fashion One (DStv channel 178), 5pm

A group of models compete to see if they have what it takes to survive in the fashion world.

Battle Bots

Discovery Family (DStv channel 136), 6.30pm

The season begins as the legends of robot combat start the battle for the 2018 World Championship. Fifty-five robots are competing, but only one can win.

Death of a Vegas Showgirl

Lifetime (DStv channel 131), 8.50pm

In a story of sex, lies and betrayal, two incredibly talented dancers become involved in a tumultuous relationship that spirals into obsession and spins out of control.

THU 07.03

Taraji visits South Africa

Fox (DStv channel 125), 7.30pm

This half-hour special will showcase the highlights of Academy Award nominated actress Taraji P Henson’s recent visit to South Africa.


Fox (DStv channel 125), 7.55pm


Television’s fiercest hip-hop family, the Lyons, return to Fox for the remainder of the season. Golden Globe nominated Empire continues to be one of the most popular and acclaimed shows on television.

FRI 08.03

Happy Together

Vuzu (DStv channel 116), 6.30pm

Jake and Claire are a happily married couple, who begin to reconnect with their younger, cooler selves. Then a young pop star drawn to their superordinary life unexpectedly moves in.

SAT 09.03

To Have and to Kill

Lifetime (DStv channel 131), 7.20pm

In this Lifetime movie, Becca and Ron’s marriage is in a rut. When their friends, Mindy and Max, tell them they’ve been experimenting with an open marriage, the couple can’t deny their curiosity. The spark in Becca and Ron’s marriage has been reignited, but as they spiral into a world where anything goes, heartbreak and betrayal soon follow.

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