5 top reality TV picks this long weekend

Winning comes in many forms – from striking gold and getting a new lease on life to finding your dream home or dream partner. It’s all happening on DStv

This week, we’re all about winning big! Vuzu (DStv channel 116) sees the return of The Ellen Degeneres Show, filled with award-winning guests, performances and Ellen’s signature brand of comedy.

On The Home Channel (DStv channel 176), the new real estate show Hot Market gives us an inside look at the cutthroat housing market of Canada. Follow top agents Odeen Eccleston, Rizwan Malik, Rana Khaled, David Cinelli and Stephanie Adams as they find and renovate the dream homes of their clients. In this town, it’s all about the buy, the sell and the hustle!

Singles looking for love need look no further than Married at First First Sight on Lifetime (DStv channel 131). Will these young hopefuls win big at love or go home more lonely than ever?

Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine takes us on yet another adventure with veteran miner Dave Turin. The expert gold hunter is about to head out on his most ambitious mission yet: finding gold in America’s abandoned mines. Catch all the sparkle on Discovery Channel (DStv channel 121).

The ninth season of Car S.O.S. is back on National Geographic (DStv channel 181) with car-hungry mechanics Tim and Fuzz ready to turn the next rundown classic into a car-tacular feast for the eyes.

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show S18 (First to Vuzu)

With a whopping 115 episodes, season 18 of The Ellen Degeneres Show won’t disappoint. Along with Ellen’s signature humour and pranks, expect big-name celebrity guests and hosts, plus performances from some of 2020’s top acts.

Weekdays from Monday, 5 April on Vuzu (DStv channel 116) at 17:00

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Hot Market S1

In this exciting show about real estate, follow top agents Odeen Eccleston, Rizwan Malik, Rana Khaled, David Cinelli and Stephanie Adams as they navigate the highly competitive housing market of Canada. These agents are always on the hustle trying to find the best listings and deals for their clients – in addition to undertaking transformative renovations and perfect stagings.

Monday, 5 April on The Home Channel (DStv channel 176) at 15:00

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Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine S3

Veteran miner Dave Turin is an expert gold hunter who is about to embark on his most ambitious mission yet: to strike gold in America's abandoned mines. The season kicks off on a Colorado lost mine with the highest gold potential ever. Dave and the team are determined to find hidden treasures – but Dave faces some unexpected challenges and some tragic family news. Will Dave and his team strike gold or strike out?

Sunday, 4 April on Discovery Channel (DStv channel 121) at 21:45

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Car S.O.S. S9

Car-hungry mechanics Tim and Fuzz go around the UK and Europe helping unsuspecting owners of rundown old classics. With the help of a specialist car restoration team, they spend a few weeks giving the best car makeover and reintroducing these classics to their unsuspecting owners.

Tuesday, 6 April on National Geographic (DStv Channel 181) at 19:00

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Married at First Sight S11

First comes love, then comes marriage, right? Not for these couples who are so tired of waiting for their special someone that they try finding love with complete strangers – by agreeing to get married right off the bat! Season 11 takes place in New Orleans, where a new group of hopeful singles can’t wait to tie the knot.

Friday, 2 April on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) at 20:05

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