10 local shows handpicked just for you

See how the festive issue of Taste magazine was put together and enjoy all the catfights from The Real Housewives of Johannesburg.

It’s a free for all in this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, Sello Maake Ka-Ncube reunites fathers with their children and more.


1. Feestyd met Taste S1

Kate Wilson, the editor of SA’s most popular gourmet food magazine Taste, shows us how she and her team prepare for the 2019 festive issue. It will be a celebration of long-held traditional dishes that never fail to disappoint, and of course, an introduction to something new and delectable to the palate.

Starts on Monday 2 December on VIA (147) at 18:30


2. Real Housewives of Johannesburg S2

All roads lead to KZN for the housewives as Christall invites all the girls to her hometown for the Durban July. To say the ladies stole the spotlight would be an understatement as Lethabo finally confronts Brinnette. Of course, what would the housewives be if someone didn’t confront someone over something that someone said to someone at some point somewhere?

Friday 29 November on 1Magic (103) at 19:00


3. Abobaba

What makes this show stand out is the psychological approach that Sello Maake Ka-Ncube employs as he accompanies fathers on their journey to reunite with their children and heal old family wounds.

Saturday 30 November on Mzansi Wethu (163) at 19:30


4. Bravo!

The team (Tracey Lange, Robbie Kruse, Reynard Slabbert and Ewan Strydom) give viewers an inside look at kykNET’s 20th birthday celebrations. But the party didn’t stop there as they attended Anton Goosen’s 40-year CD launch and visited Kwêla field presenter, Therese Bam, in Hout Bay.

Sunday 1 December on kykNET (144) at 19:30


5. Ithemba S1

The bank robbery cause friction between Ntsika (Anelisa Phewa) and Mangaliso (Pakamisa Zwedala), and the two men clash with each wanting total control of the church, even though Mangaliso’s ambitions are more subtle.

Monday 2 December on Mzansi Magic (161) at 20:00


6. Love Lives Here

Zinhle Malinga is a hard-working modern woman with strong traditional values who knows what she deserves and believes she knows what kind of man she needs to be happy. She’s not willing to play games and waste time – she wants to take the next step in her life and get married. Starring Thando Thabethe, Lungile Radu, the late Andile Gumbi and Sihle Ndaba.

Monday 2 December on Showmax


7. Yim' Lo S2

For some of us, it’s better to disclose our safely guarded secrets to someone of a neutral and non-judgemental party, and that’s exactly what Dineo Ranaka offers to the guests on the aptly titled show Yim’Lo, meaning ‘This is Me’.

Tuesday 3 December on Mzansi Magic (161) at 20:00


8. Fynskrif S2

The consequences of Hans’ heart attack resonate through the law firm of Van Wyk and Partners. Dolf (Charlton George) doubts his abilities to be a father. Wian (Edwin van der Walt) says something that freaks out Adele. Katrien (Cintaine Schutte) ponders her life and decisions.

Tuesday 3 December on kykNET (144) at 20:00


9. Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story S1

Legend, icon, diva, all-round superstar Lebo Mathosa embodied SA's music in almost the same fashion as diva Brenda Fassie. This limited series is not just a look at Lebo the public figure, but also how she became a star and how she ultimately lost her life in car crash. The series goes behind the scenes to tell the story of a girl who had a tough upbringing while only being raised by her foster mother.

Wednesday 4 December on BET (129) at 21:30


10. Tydelik Terminaal S1

Bad news threatens to derail Kittie’s (Carla Smith) music festival plans, but an unexpected hero appears. Fanie (Hendrik Nieuwoudt) receives great news, and things between Mandy (Eve Rasimeni) and Drikus seems less rosy than before. Starring the legendary Frank Opperman.

Wednesday 4 December on kykNET (144) at 20:00

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