A brand-new year with brand-new local series

13 Brand-new local series on this week

Mzansi Magic, kykNET and Moja Love have all your local TV series and movies only on DStv.

The Omen S1

Think Charmed, but for men… A successful lawyer discovers that he comes from a long line of witches and must decide whether to follow his destiny. The magical thing is, this long-line of witches have ruled five tribes for centuries. Will he answer his true calling?

Starts Sunday 5 January on Mzansi Magic (161) at 20:00

Kom Ons Braai: Familie en Vriende

Braaiing is every South African’s national pastime, but what happens when three groups from very different backgrounds come together around the fire? Find out in this intriguing and utterly delectable reality cooking series. Who knows? You may even come across your next favourite braai recipe!

Monday 4 January on VIA (147) at 19:30

Colours S1

This locally produced series follows Tirelo, a young professional who’s despised by his friends and family for never being able to follow through on everything. While Tirelo’s character is put to the test, he goes on a journey of self-discovery that will help him to change.

Monday 4 January on Moja Love (157) at 20:00


Tyd met Aleit S5

Join wedding and events planner extraordinaire Aleit Swanepoel as he wines and dines other celebrities. Guests include actress and singer Zenobia Kloppers, actress Lizz Meiring and musician Willem Botha, and don’t miss newly crowned Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi as she shares her spectacular journey.

Sunday 5 January on kykNET (144) at 17:30


Die Byl S2

Fans of locally flavoured crime and investigation stories can look forward to another season of Colonel Piet van Byl and his team’s heart-stopping investigations as they return to our screens – five years later. While his sleuthing skills are still on point and he is still hot on the heels of the latest serial killers, his personal life has fallen apart.

Sunday 5 January on kykNET (144) at 20:00

Hallelujah S1

Moja Love’s dedicated gospel music channel brings you the sweet and religious sounds of acapella with Durban-based group Chrysolite, Mpumi Mtsweni and Peter Molaba perform their most loved songs.

Sunday 5 January on Moja Love (157) at 17:00


Hotel S4

The Fransen Hotel may still be standing, but just barely. While Ferdie thinks it may finally be time to move on, the rest of the staff are determined to save the hotel – as long as their messy love lives don’t get in the way.

Monday 6 January on kykNET (144) at 20:00

Gebroke Harte S1

Two babies born on the same day… two families looking forward to bringing home their new bundles who are about to change their lives forever… But then an accident results in the babies being swapped. Now, 15 years later, fate brings the two families together again.

Monday 6 December on VIA (147) at 17:00

Umphakathi S1

This hard-hitting reality series takes a look at sangomas and people living with albinism to find out why people born with albinism are hunted and killed for muti.

Monday 6 January on Moja Love (157) at 17:00

Mnakwethu S1

Expect plenty of emotional moments in this isPedi and Venda reality series. Presented by businessman Musa Mseleku, Mnakwethu is an emotional, and empowering reality show that gives married men a chance to overcome their fear of introducing polygamy into their current marriages.

Tuesday 7 January on Mzansi Magic (161) at 20:00

Kwa Mamkhize

Formally Shauwn Mpisane, meet Shauwn Mkhize and join her on her journey as she reclaims her life as a single woman; who happens to be a mother, a sister and a business mogul.

Thursday 9 January on Mzansi Magic (161) at 20:00


Boer Soek ‘n Vrou

The 10 farmers – those who found love and those who didn’t – meet for one last time to share their journeys. Find out who is living happily ever after and who regrets their final choices.

Thursday 9 January on kykNET (144) at 20:00


Kaap, Kerrie en Koesisters S5

Cape Malay cuisine is one of the many rich results of our Rainbow Nation. And twin sisters Fatima and Gadija are bringing it into every South African’s home. Learn about the history and get the recipes for some iconic dishes.

Thursday 9 January on VIA (147) at 18:00

It’s a local feast with these 13 series only on DStv. Download and watch them later by getting the DStv Now app (Apple or Android) and download episodes to watch on your phone or tablet – just remember to connect to the Wi-Fi first so there are no surprise data costs.