3 new series about dark secrets on DStv


The Rook makes its SA debut, along with Scandi spy thriller The Greyzone and The Virtues, plus two more hit shows not to miss on DStv this week.

The Greyzone S1

Fans of hit spy thrillers like Homeland won’t want to miss a minute of the Scandinavian thriller series Greyzone, coming to our screens this week. Described by The Guardian newspaper as “stunning and impossible to look away from”, this collaboration between Swedish and Danish creatives is a stark Nordic noir series that touches on terrorism and high-tech international intelligence.

Watch it on Saturdays on M-Net (101) at 22:00

The Rook S1

This brooding new supernatural spy thriller is set in a London where the Checquy, an undercover service consisting of gifted superheroes, defends the country from paranormal threats. Emma Greenwell (Shameless) is Myfanwy (rhymes with Tiffany), struck with amnesia and has no memory of her role in the shady organisation, and her quest for answers sets her on a dangerous path of double-agents and betrayal. Also stars Olivia Munn and Joely Richardson.

Watch on Mondays on M-Net (101) at 21:00
Also available to stream on Showmax and DStv Now 

The Virtues S1

“Deeply harrowing, deeply disturbing – and deeply impressive.” (UK Independent). The Virtues as the unsettling tale of Joseph (Stephan Graham), a victim of childhood sexual abuse, who descends into complete and utter depression when his 9-year-old son is taken from him by his ex after the death of his marriage.

Wednesdays on ITV Choice (123) at 21:00

Outlander S4

The period time-travelling saga based on Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling books makes its much-anticipated return this week with its fourth season. Specifically based on the novel Drums of Autumn, it depicts Claire, Jamie and Ian’s move to North Carolina and the challenges they face in the New World. Fans can look forward to seeing the loved-up Frasers enjoying some much-needed domestic bliss.

Thursdays on M-Net (101) at 10:00

Younger S6

More new episodes of Younger S6 land this month, and the story is far from complete. What lies ahead for Liza and Charles? How will Josh cope with fatherhood, and will Kelsey succeed?

Did you know you can binge-watch Younger from the beginning on Showmax?

DStv Premium customers get Showmax for zero extra cost, and DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers pay only R49 per month. All you have to do is go to www.showmax.com, select ‘DStv customer’ and follow the steps.