All you need and more on DStv Compact Plus this September


There’s so much in store for DStv Compact Plus customers this September. Here’s a sneak peek.

Black is King

That’s right – the Queen is back. Settle in to watch Beyonce’s new visual album over and over again. This musical film was created as a companion her 2019 masterpiece, The Lion King: The gift. Using the voices of various black artists, this musical film shows the story of a young African king who must learn self-identity so he can reclaim his birthright. The strong performances will leave a lasting impression on you.  
Tuesday 8 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 21:30

1Magic Exclusives

Real Housewives of New York Season 12

Hold on to your seats - this season is full of shake-ups. This is the first season after Bethenny Frankel’s departure – and no one knows who will replace her. Tinsley Mortimer makes a startling announcement after her engagement to Scott Kluth. The show took a two-week hiatus due to the pandemic’s impact on New York. The season returned with new tag lines… a first for the franchise.  
Weekdays from 2 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 18:00

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 10

Thought you could recover from the drama of New York? No, this season of RHBH will keep your emotional rollercoaster going. Lisa Vanderpump’s departure was received a lot better than expected. Kyle Richards new clothing line makes its debut at New York Fashion Week. And of course… there are shocking revelations come to light when the cast takes a trip to Rome.  
Weekdays from 30 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 18:00

Family or Fiancé: Season 2

Returning from its mid-season break, join newly-engaged couples as they work to get their sceptical, disapproving family members to accept their significant others. After an intense three days together with relationship expert Tracy McMillan, each side shares their final view on the relationship. Sometimes opinions are changed. But for others, they must decide: Family or fiancé?  
Tuesdays from 1 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 19:00

The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever

Essential viewing for life-long Bachelor fans. Enjoy this journey of all the best episodes of the entire franchise with host Chris Harrison. You’ll be able to reminisce about shocking events from each season from Jojo Fletcher, Jason Mesnick, and Ben Higgins.  
Fridays from 4 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 20:30

Powerbook II: Ghost Season 1

Mary J. Blige and Lovell Adams-Gray star in this epic spin-off of Power. Set just days after the finale, we get to see Tariq St. Patrick navigate a new life away from his father’s legacy. But will the mounting pressure of his family be too much for him to get away? 
Wednesdays from 16 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 19:00

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 7

Everyone’s favourite precinct has some major changes this season. Newly-wed Jake and Amy are shocked when they have difficulty trying for a baby. Holt struggles to adjust to his demoted position as a patrol officer. Adrien Pimento returns with startling new information.  
Wednesdays from 16 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 19:00

Superstore Season 5

The Cloud 9 employees are back – and they are just as funny as ever. The ensemble cast of America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, and Nico Santos face some important issues as one of their own is facing deportation. New cleaning robots could mean some of them might lose their jobs. Sandra and Jerry’s engagement news doesn’t get the response they expected.  
Wednesdays from 16 September on 1Magic (DStv 103) at 19:00

New and returning guilty pleasures

Darcey & Stacy Season 1

A spin-off of 90 Day Fiancé, the Silva twins are ready to tackle love again after they signed divorce papers on the same day. Watch as they deal with the struggles of finding their perfect match. Drama is inevitable as they both appear to have the same taste in men: young, international and devilishly-handsome.  
Thursdays from 10 September on TLC (DStv 135) at 21:00

Doubling Down with the Derricos Season 1

Parents – get ready to watch this show in bewilderment. Meet Karen and Deon Derrico – a couple who are able to naturally conceive multiples. They have their hands full with 11 kids including two sets of twins and quintuplets. So imagine their surprise when they discover that they are expecting triplets. Your home life will seem so much more organised after watching this show. 
Wednesdays from 23 September on TLC (DStv 135) at 20:00

90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Season 5

Betrayal, sabotage and secrets – that’s what the new season is all about. For fans of 90 Day Fiancé, this show shares the honest truth of what happens after the couples say ‘I do’. For some, in-laws involvement in the relationship makes it hard to continue their marriage. For others, cheating and financial issues play a key issue in the newlyweds’ struggles.  
Thursdays from 17 September on TLC (DStv 135) at 20:00

Say Yes to the Dress Season 18

A new season filled with emotional moments as brides look for the perfect dress for their big day at Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City. But bold personalities, budget clashes and family issues can make a dent on this amazing event. Buckle in for a whirlwind season with bridal expert (and bridal party whisperer) Randy Fenoli helps women find the dress of their dreams.  
Sundays from 6 September on TLC (DStv 135) at 18:00

Discovery Family (136)

Dynamo Beyond Belief

Dynamo is a talented magician with career-threatening chronic arthritis. Follow his incredible journey as he works to overcome his illness while tackling jaw-dropping feats of magic. This three-part special goes behind the curtains to see his creative process and how he takes the art of illusion to new heights.  
Sundays from 13 September on Discovery Family  (DStv 136) at 15:10

For the kids

Paw Patrol Overload - Nick Jr (307)

Parents, you’ll want to clear the PVR – the Paw Patrol pups are on the way to entertain your young ones with two amazing marathons. Get ready for weekends full of laughter and fun in Adventure Bay that also has important lessons about kindness and helping others.  
Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups Marathon - Saturday 12 September at 12:00
Paw Patrol Special Episodes - Saturday 26 September at 12:00

The Substitute

From the producers of Undercover Boss, this hidden camera show will have the whole family in stitches. Using the best makeup and prosthetics, celebrities go undercover as substitute teachers so surprise unsuspecting students and expose what it’s like to teach high school kids. Some of the disguised stars include John Cena, The Bella Twins, and Jojo Siwa.  
Saturdays from 5 September on Nickelodeon (DStv 305) at 19:20

It’s Pony Season 1

Annie’s life in the city is quite different. Her best friend is the hilarious and sometimes outrageous Pony. Enjoy their adventures together where they learn key life-lessons together.  
Mondays from 14 September on Nickelodeon (DStv 305) at 16:15

History (186)

9/11 Inside Air Force One

Nineteen years after the terrorist attack took place, this documentary shares what it was like to be on Air Force One as events unfolded. With incredible interviews with President George W. Bush, Vice-President Dick Cheney and other key players, this is a unique vantage point that has been rarely shared.  
Sunday 13 September on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

9/11 Pentagon Special

As the world watched the Twin Towers burn, American Airlines Flight 77 was on its way to Washington D.C. with another mission of terror. Combining new information, interviews, and dramatic visualisations, get ready to learn more about how the crash into the Pentagon was meant to be even deadlier.  
Sunday 20 September on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

9/11 The Final Minutes of Flight 93

The only plane to not reach its intended target, United 93 hijackers did not expect passengers to make the ultimate sacrifice. Piecing together final voicemails left to loved ones, secret service documents and air traffic control transmissions, this documentary reveals the story of heroism in unlikely places.  
Sundays 20 September on History (DStv 186) at 21:15

Warriors Way

The world was once an incredibly violent place where warriors’ success was based on skill, training, and strategy. Each episode looks at the Spartans, Vikings, Samurai and others who achieved greatness on the battlefield with incredible fighting styles and a firm understanding of the art of war.  
Mondays from 21 September on History (DStv 186) at 8:15

Lost Gold of WWII Season 2

A treasurer-hunters’ dream! This show returns to continue the search for some of the largest treasures in modern history. Come along as the show narrows down the search for billions of dollars of stolen loot to just three key sites. Using new technology, they must learn to navigate waterfalls, craters and tunnels.  
Fridays from 25 September on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

Battle of Britain 80: Allies in the Air

Watch this incredible show as it commemorates the soldiers who participated in aerial battles during WWII. Ian McLachlan, a well-known aviation history author, shares forgotten stories from both sides. There is also a rare look at the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force and overseas pilots who contributed to this fateful period.  
Sundays from 27 September on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

Battle of Britain: The Race for the Radar

Using new technology, the battle of Britain was won in large part because of the advantages that radar gave to the RAF. Watch as this show goes in-depth to share which key oversights by the Germans allowed the radar to bring them to their knees.  
Sundays from 27 September on History (DStv 186) at 21:10

Curiosity Channel (185)

Nigel Latta Blows Stuff Up Season 1

This fun series takes science to new heights – with a warning to not try this at home. Nigel Latta subjects himself to a variety of experiments to answer some unusual questions – like what if feels like to be struck by lightning or get stuck in a hurricane.  
Mondays from 7 September on Curiosity Channel (DStv 185) at 20:00

Genius of the Modern World

Historian Bettany Hughes looks at some iconic men and how their discoveries shaped the world. You can expect some interesting insights about Marx, Nietzsche and Freud to add to your light dinner-party conversation.  
Mondays from 7 September on Curiosity Channel (DStv 185) at 21:00

Hidden Japan

Enjoy an in-depth look at Japan. From its festivals, modern cities and extraordinary history, this show shares unseen parts of the 6 852 islands that make up this incredible country. 
Wednesday 2 September at 21:00

Hidden Russia

The biggest country in modern times, Russia’s vast landscape is a mystery to most. Enjoy a look at the lakes, volcanoes and forests that span over a space that is double that of the United States.  
Wednesday 9 September at 21:00

Hidden Spain

Travel to the Medieval towns, deserts, mountains and forests that are part of the crossroads between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Explore the farming communities and landscapes that hold amazing wildlife and ancient cultures.  
Wednesday 16 September at 21:00

Hidden Australia

Known for its coastal life, this show goes beyond the 2 500 miles of beaches. Enjoy a look at the snow-capped mountains, rainforests and giant wetlands that will make you redefine your idea of this beautiful country.  
Wednesday 23 September at 21:00

Animal Instincts: Lions – Power of the Pride

Join a wonderful look at the lions of East Africa. Considered a paradise for these prides, we get an unusual view of these socially-dependant animals in their element. From cubs learning to trust instincts to power-struggles within each group, this show is awe-inspiring.  
Wednesday 9 September at 20:00

Animal instinct: Rainforest Home

Rich in diversity, the rainforests are an important and unique landscape. Settle in for a journey to discover the tropics across the globe share similar traits and incredible differences.  
Wednesday 16 September at 20:00

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