48 Box Sets are wrapped with a bow on DStv this May


Love that show but got lost along the way? With DStv’s Box Sets, you can binge whole seasons of shows like The Bachelorette SA, The Flight Attendant, Pastors’ Wives, Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored, The Watch and more, this May

The start of May is the start of long nights in South Africa. All the more time to enjoy your TV. It’s time to snuggle down, grab a beverage, and crack open a Box Set full of fun, fantasy, scandal, intrigue and action. With full seasons of about 58 shows going live this April, you’ll be the one handing out the roses to pick your perfect match.

DStv’s Box Sets let you binge your favourite shows in your own time, hold viewing marathons, replay favourite scenes, and go back to check out clues – however you want to watch, that remote control is in your hands.

May’s big Box Sets include the darkly funny Kaley Cuoco thriller The Flight Attendant. The series foreshadowed some major revelations that happen in the finale in early episodes, so it’s worth coming back to see if you can spot the clues. Local reality series Pastors’ Wives has been a deliciously scandalous affair that just got more jaw dropping with each episode – and the saga has continued in real life on social media, too, with pastors actually getting fired over what people have seen on screen. Zodwa Wabantu’s second season of her reality series rubbed shoulders with fellow celeb series Her Majesty: Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly WOZA, so you might have missed out. If you did, give her a little love and find out why she doesn’t have any chairs downstairs in her mansion. The Terry Pratchett series The Watch, which also slipped by under the radar on M-Net, is here in 1 piece. And if you’ve been counting down the episodes, the grand finale of The Bachelorette SA S1 airs on Thursday, 6 May on M-Net (DStv channel 101) at 19:30 and the series will be available to binge as a Box Set from Thursday, 27 May.

Chase away the winter blues by the light of a DStv Box Set. It’s sizzling hot TV!

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May’s Main Attractions

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The Flight Attendant S1

After making a passenger’s Mile High Club dreams come true, flight attendant Cassie (The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco) wakes up in a strange hotel room with the guy she hooked up with dead next to her, blood on her hands, and a gap in her memory. The answer to that riddle involves some shady big business deals. Based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Chris Bohjalian. This, stylish, darkly comic 8-episode thriller has been a massive critical hit.

Binge from Monday, 31 May to Monday, 28 June (DStv Premium & Compact Plus) 

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Pastors’ Wives S1

Actress Nandipha Mlombi, Phume Khethang (a sales manager in the hospitality industry), Nigerian-born gospel singer Anietie Ezeimo, Skeem Saam actress Innocent Sadiki, and Nigerian-born catering company owner Adeyola Da Costa-Ayo have something in common – they’re married to the church. These glamorous pastors’ wives are holding it all together in their religious households, painting perfect pictures of married life. Find out what their lives are like behind the scenes, and what they chat to each other about behind closed doors.

Binge from Friday, 14 May, to Friday, 11 June (DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact)

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Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored S2

Zodwa is on a mission to build a lasting legacy for her son. This season, she’s trying to catch up with having made a late start and while she works to secure his future, Zodwa also sets out to take care of herself, embarking on a spiritual journey to reconnect with her roots. But this is still the same Zodwa, raw and unfiltered and embracing the hustle to survive 2020-2021. She will also be meeting with sex workers to get to understand them without prejudice.

Binge from Saturday, 29 May to Saturday, 26 June (DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access)

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The Bachelorette SA S1

The shoe is on the other foot, the rose is in her hands now, and The Bachelor SA S2 contestant and social anthropology student Qiniso Van Damme is ready to meet her own suitors as South Africa’s first-ever Bachelorette. Among the men looking to make an impression, she has a teacher, an architecture student, an accountant, a hip hop banker, and a “digital nomad” who’s living with 8 of his buddies. “I want a citizen of the world who’s proud to be South African,” says Qiniso.

Binge from Thursday, 27 May to Thursday, 24 June (DStv Premium and Compact Plus)

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The Watch S1

This series is inspired by fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett’s Guards characters in the Discworld novels (1983-2015). A motley crew of cross-species guardsmen (including dwarves and werewolves) led by the grumpy and down-at-heel Sam Vimes (Richard Dormer) rise out of apathy to restore law and order to Ankh-Morpork, pushing back against lawless politicians, shadowy guilds, the super rich, and street gangs. But an old enemy of Vimes’s named Carcer Dun (Sam Adewunmi) is dogging their every step while trying to get his hands on a magical artefact.

Binge from Wednesday, 19 May to Wednesday, 16 June (DStv Premium)

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The big list of Box Sets!

And don’t miss…

Sneak peeks

Still undecided? Check out some of these quick promotional videos!

Pastors’ Wives S1


Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored S2


The Bachelorette SA S1


Die Staat Teen S1


Mare Of Easttown S1


FBI S3


Besigheid Wat Saak Maak S3


Kaap, Kerrie En Koesisters S6


Musiekpaniek S3


Geldhelde S3


Boereverneukers S2


Sê Vir Mamma S3


Mamazala S7


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