5 new local shows premiering this week

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If you’re looking for sensational and shocking new shows to watch, look no further than this week’s local TV highlights

Cheeky Palate S1

Join DJ Phat Joe on his new adventure – his own TV show. No stranger to the limelight, he’ll be chatting to celebs and showing snippets of his own life. Things will certainly get a little spicy as the controversial shock-jock shows a different side.

Friday, 9 October on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103) at 19:00


Accused S1

Sit back for an enthralling new docu-reality show that looks at how fragile the legal system can be. This 10-part crime documentary looks at what happens when a falsely-accused person is finally proved innocent. From families and friends disowning them to negative outcomes in their career, these people share the true cost of being at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Saturday, 10 October on Mzansi Wethu (DStv Channel 163) at 19:30

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Wian S1

Sit back for a magically entertaining show from TikTok sensation, Wian Magic. Known for his incredible street illusions, he’ll be taking the cameras with him as he dazzles and baffles strangers with his incredible magic skills. If you love tricks and treats, you’ll certainly enjoy this David Blaine-esque prankster with a touch of local humour.

Friday, 9 October on VIA (DStv Channel 147) at 20:00

The Furnace

Spooky October is here and this one will certainly get your heart pumping! United in their passion for running, Matt and Mary decide to enter Africa’s ultimate foot race – The Furnace – for their honeymoon. The newlyweds are prepared for a tough but enjoyable experience but soon find themselves unravelling when a turn of events takes them from passion to survival.

Monday, 12 October on Showmax

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