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All the best in reality TV this week on DStv

Celebrity Ghost Stories Season 1

If you’re always suspicious of random chills in the air or doors that open by themselves, then this is the perfect show for you. After a six-year hiatus, this series returns with spooky moments retold by the celebrities that experienced them. Taye Diggs, Kelly Osborne and others share eerie events that will make you believe in the metaphysical – or at least keep the lights on at night.

Tuesday 4 August on Lifetime (DStv 131) at 21:55

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Irish Pickers Season 1

We all secretly dream that our grandmother’s knickknacks are valuable; this show might motivate you to have them professionally appraised. Join this team of antique experts as they travel to every corner of Ireland to find quirky and unusual objects – from farmhouses to mansions. As they rummage through attics and historical sites, they find items that often have undiscovered value.

Wednesday 5 August on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

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Ed Stafford: First Man Out Season 2

Who can forget the memorable first season when Ed decided to walk through the expansive Amazon wearing Crocs? This season, he is back with his trusty footwear and a new mission: to challenge the best explorers in the world to tackle complicated terrain and meet at an agreed upon location. The show takes place in a variety of beautiful but deadly settings, like dense swamps, formidable mountains and deadly jungles. Watch every week to see who will earn their spot as ‘the first man out’.

Wednesday 5 August on Discovery Channel (DStv 121) at 20:00

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Ellen’s Game of Games Season 3

A fun mix of Ellen’s beloved daytime talk show and her successful Heads Up! app, this game show is quality, family-friendly entertainment. Contestants take part in various games to try and win the $100 000 (R1.7 million!) prize. With bungee cords, giant cannons, and a mirror maze, there are laughs galore.

Saturday 1 August on M-Net (DStv 101) at 19:00

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90 Day Fiancé: What Now?

Ever wonder what happens to couples after each season of 90 Day Fiancé? Well, wonder no more –  this exciting new series follows couples and singles as they navigate their new lives. The lucky few  are excited for a joint future: like Alexei and Loren who are planning for the arrival of their first child. For others, like Jesse, it’s a battle to find love again after a sad break-up with Darcy.

Thursday 6 August on TLC (DStv 135) at 20:00

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Deadly Recall Season 2

A chilly second season awaits with a plot that seems like its straight out of a TV series! This show follows a homicide detective, Pat Postiglione, who has a photographic memory and a passion for justice. After 10 years heading up the murder squad, he shares some of the lesser-known cases that he worked on. With additional information from the victim’s family and friends, this series celebrates the life of the deceased without glorifying the murderer.

Wednesday 5 August on Investigation Discovery (DStv 171) at 21:00

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America’s Got Talent Season 15

It promises to be an exciting new season as Heidi Klum returns to the judging panel with veterans Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell. New judge Sofia Vergara is certain to be an entertaining addition as well. Get ready to see the most absurd and talented acts from across the US as they make a bid for the $1 million prize (over R17 million!).

Weekdays from 6 August on M-Net (DStv 101) at 18:00

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Love Island UK Season 6

Warning: it’s hard to stop watching this show once you start! Sexy singles from all over the UK go to beautiful locations and compete for love and money – but not always in that order. This season is close to home as it was shot in a luxury villa in Cape Town. There is also a special Unseen Bits episode that wasn’t aired after the untimely death of host, Caroline Flack.

Weekdays from 3 August on M-Net (DStv 101) at 23:00

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