Don’t miss these award-winning reality picks


Catch the 2019 Hip Hop awards this week, plus 6 more fascinating reality shows revolving around family dynamics, pet solutions, horror houses and island love.

Hip Hop Awards 2019

Broadcast from the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta and hosted by comedian Lil Duval, the award ceremony brings together the biggest names in hip-hop to the biggest stage in hip-hop. US performer Cardi B leads the pack with a whopping 10 nominations, and Mzanzi hip-hop fans will be keeping their fingers crossed that local rapper, writer and producer Nasty C will walk away with the trophy in the Best International Flow category.

Thursday 10 October on BET(129) at 20:00

Dog: Impossible S1

Dog trainer Matt Beisner has what it takes to bring to heel even the unruliest of mutts. In this week’s episode he tackles three pooches: a beautiful but disruptive Australian Shepherd, a rude little Pug and a dog that isn’t living up to its serene name.

Monday 7 October on Nat Geo Wild (182) at 18:00 

Family Chase S2

Keep it in the family with the new season of the hit game-show coming to ITV CHOICE. Instead of teaming up with strangers, contestants work alongside family members, guided by host Bradley Walsh.

Monday 7 October on iTV Choice (123) at 17:15

Zombie House Flipping S3

The Robin Hoods of Real Estate are back for season three, turning more nightmares houses into dream houses. In episode one the team must tackle a derelict property close to a school in time for the beginning of the new school year.

Monday 7 October on Lifetime (131) at 13:20

Family or Fiancé S1

With these families, the “speak now or forever hold your peace” section of the wedding ceremony would be a spectacular catastrophe. Family or Fiancé follows eight engaged couples who bring their judgemental families together under one roof for three days, and the clock is ticking as the couples have to decide whether they’re going to tie the knot … or not.

Monday 7 October on 1Magic (103) at 19:00 

Temptation Island S1

Will their love survive? This addictive reality show about loved-up couples threatened by sexy singles features four couples facing a crucial crossroads as they embark on a journey to put their already rocky relationships to the ultimate test.

Thursday 10 October on 1Magic (103) at 20:30 

The Graham Norton Show S26

This week’s guests on Graham's sofa include Dame Helen Mirren, comedian and actor Jack Whitehall, author, adventurer and documentary-maker Simon Reeve, and the one and only RuPaul who will talk about his show 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK'.

Thursday 10 October on BBC Brit (120) at 21:00