Feast your eyes on these Sci-Fi series

Brand new series, returning favourites. We’ve got it all on DStv.

It’s a week of science fiction when Edwardian London is attacked by Martians, fantasy drama American Gods returns for its second season and three crime-writing sisters and their detective niece investigate murder mysteries in a small English town.

9-1-1 Lone Star S1

This Texas-based spin-off featuring some new first responders stars Rob Lowe, who producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk were thrilled to cast because of his incomparability. Rob plays former New York City firefighter Owen Strand who moves with his son to Austin to help rebuild a firehouse after a tragedy. This high-octane series follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, 9-1-1, with Owen at his wits’ end as he struggles to balance his work in emergency services and home life. The series also stars fellow Hollywood royalty Liv Tyler as chief paramedic Michelle Blake, whose character is described as brilliant and wry.

Starts on Wednesday 22 January on M-Net (101) at 19:00


American Gods S2

The second season of this acclaimed fantasy drama based on the novel by Neil Gaiman is back on M-Net. When we left season one, Mr Wednesday attempted to recruit the Old God Ostara and used Mr Nancy to win her over. Season two kicks off right after Easter’s party and the showdown that took place there. Mr Wednesday continues his pitch for war to the Old Gods while Mr World plans revenge. Starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane and Orlando Jones.

Starts Saturday 18 January on M-Net (101) at 22:00

Queens of Mystery

This brand-new whodunnit series is set in the fictional English village of Wildemarsh and follows three crime-writing sisters and their 28-year-old niece, detective Matilda Stone. Together the four of them solve various mysterious in the small little town, except the biggest of them all … the disappearance of Matilda’s mother. Starring Julie Graham, Siobhan Redmond, Sarah Woodward and Olivia Vinall.

Starts on Monday 21 January on ITV Choice (123) at 20:00


9-1-1 S3

After a tsunami hits Santa Monica Pier, Buck (Oliver Stark) and Eddie’s (Ryan Guzman) son Christopher’s lives are put in danger when they are caught in the middle of it. Buck fears the worst when he can’t find Christopher and starts a frantic search for the boy, while the first responders race to save everyone on the pier.

Wednesday 22 January on M-Net (101) at 20:00


War of the Worlds S1

Based on the 1897 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells, this sci-fi series is set in London in the Edwardian era. Living as an unmarried couple, George (Rafe Spall) and Amy (Eleanor Tomlinson) attempt to start a life together, but then London is attacked by aliens. The Martians complicate things for George and Amy as they are hell bent on destroying the world, throwing a spanner in the works of their marital bliss.

Starts on Thursday 23 January on M-Net (101) at 22:00

It’s been a week of investigations and unexplained mysteries only on DStv.

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