7 hit series coming to DStv, including new faces and familiar favourites


With 3 brand-new series premiering on DStv this week and the return of 4 crowd-favourites, you won’t have to look far for your entertainment fix this week.

The Rookie S1 

After a life-altering incident, Josh Nolan joins the LAPD, but it’s not easy when you’re the oldest rookie in the group. Josh must keep up with the young cops around him and stay one step ahead of the criminals. Can he prove himself and change his life, or will his mid-life crisis get people killed? Nathan Fillion (Castle) brings charm and humour to this crime drama that’s getting 93% audience ratings on movie website Rotten Tomatoes.

Mondays on M-Net (101) at 20:00

Kidding S1

Jim Carrey stars in this brand-new poignant, Golden-Globe nominated dramedy about Jeff Pickles, a children’s TV icon who has brought joy to the lives of an entire generation of Americans. The trouble is, Jeff’s own life is imploding, and he doesn’t have a solution to solve his own unhappiness or save his sanity. The phenomenal cast also stars Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer. The show is created by Weeds producer Dave Holstein and exec produced by Michel Gondry, and Showtime calls it “a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heart-breaking.”

Fridays on M-Net (101) and Showmax at 22:30

Desus & Mero S1 

This sharp, smart and very funny US late-night talk show is hosted by comedians and YouTube personalities Desus Nice and The Kid Mero. Their first guest is Republican congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who comes from The Bronx.

Wednesdays on 1Magic (103) at 21:30

Better Call Saul S4

The brilliant multiple-award-winning spin-off of Breaking Bad is back for a fourth season! This time around, the crime drama focuses on Jimmy’s struggle to cope with Chuck's tragic death, as Mike ponders his role at Madrigal, and Howard makes a startling confession.

Mondays on M-Net City (115) at 21:50

Grown-ish S2

If you love Black-ish, this spin-off, which focuses on the Johnson’s eldest daughter Zoey’s college adventures, will be right up your street. The first episode of the new season sees Zoey being left to deal with the aftermath of getting caught cheating on her exam, including being cut off financially by her parents.

Thursdays 15 on 1Magic (103) at 19:30

Poldark S5 

The final season of this award-winning drama is set at the start of a new century and with it comes the promise of a hopeful future. But the past casts a long shadow over Cornwall. Following the death of Elizabeth, Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) resolves to put Westminster behind him and spend more time with the people he loves.

Tuesdays on ITV Choice (123) at 20:00

The Terror: Infamy S2

The second haunting and suspenseful season of The Terror brings us a new story from the World War II internment camps, focusing on the Japanese community living in Terminal Island, California. Not only are they facing persecution from the government, but also, a malevolent entity seems to be causing a number of bizarre and violent deaths. Star Trek icon and internment survivor George Takei joins the cast of this unnerving Ridley Scott production.

Tuesdays on Sundance TV (108) at 21:00

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