Escape to luxury, humour or from zombies

From the opulence and melodrama of the new Grand Hotel to the dark humour of South Park and The Walking Dead zombies in between – our series have it all.

Grand Hotel S1

From the creator and one of the stars of Desperate Housewives, Brian Tanen and Eva Longoria, comes this sensational tangle of melodrama and humour set in a glamourous family-owned Miami hotel in crisis. In the series premiere of the soap-opera drama, Santiago Mendoza (Demián Bichir), owner of the Riviera Grand Hotel and patriarch of the Mendoza family, risks losing everything due to debts owed to an unknown entity.

Starts Saturday 5 October on M-Net (101) at 20:00

South Park S23

The award-winning animated series will soon celebrate its 300th episode, which will officially make it the longest-running show in primetime cable history. We continue the mad adventures of Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman, four elementary school boys in South Park, Colorado, who have been entertaining us since 1997. “Apparently, our efforts to get our own show cancelled have fallen short,” joked creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone in a statement.

Starts Saturday 5 October on Comedy Central (122) at 20:20

Strange Angel

Set in 1930s Los Angeles, while the US is fully engaged in World War II, rocket scientist and cultist Jack Parsons’ scientific work is churned into a lucrative business. While Jack’s career takes off, he and his wife Susan’s devotion to their new occult religion grows.

Starts Sunday 6 October on Showmax

How to Get Away with Murder S6

With Ambitions taking its mid-season break, fans can tune in for the killer final season of How to Get Away with Murder. Showrunner Peter Nowalk revealed that the ongoing FBI investigation is keeping the Keating Four as paranoid as ever, whilst Annalise returns to rehab.

Starts Monday 7 October on 1 Magic (103) at 20:30

The Walking Dead S10

The shadows of the Whispers still loom threateningly over Carol, Ezekiel, Daryl and Connie as they attempt to pull their lives together in a world without long-time leader Rick Grimes. In this week’s season premiere, the show returns to its hard-hitting core, and fans won’t want to miss out on a single minute of the action and drama.

Starts Monday 7 October on Fox HD (125) at 20:45

Power S5

New to M-Net City, season 5 of this gritty drama about a millionaire living a dangerous criminal double life picks up as Ghost forms an uneasy alliance with his sworn enemy as well as his former comrade (and drug partner).

Thursday 10 October on M-Net City (115) at 21:40