Here’s your list of must-watch local TV this week

Love to laugh? Love to love? Love to cook? This week, you’ll find so many more reasons to love local

We’re ending June on a high note with all the best of local TV on DStv

Met ‘n Huppel in die Stap

Met 'n Huppel in die Stap is kykNET's series for people over the age of 60. In this show, presenters Riaan Cruywagen, Simon Bruinders and Lieb Bester look at life during retirement and the interesting and practical ways senior people can enrich their lives. In this season, the team find out from people living in retirement villages how COVID-19 has affected their lives, how to easily set up your own vegetable garden and more.

Wednesday 1 July on kykNET (DStv 144) at 17:30

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Back of the Moon

It's 28 July 1958 and tomorrow the police will be forcing residents of Gerty street out of their homes and moving them to a desolate township far away from the city. Badman, leader of the most powerful gang in Sophiatown – the Vipers – is preparing to die fighting for his home. But will his plans change when fate brings him close to the woman he has loved from afar, singer Eve Msomi?

Thursday 2 July on Showmax


After Bongiwe's grandmother dies, she inherits the family house. Through a series of elaborate and hilarious plots, her disgruntled mother, aunt and uncle scheme to take the house from her.

Monday 29 June on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 18:00

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Wednesday 1 July on **NEW CHANNEL** kykNET Kwarantyn (DStv 149) at 20:00

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Tats Nkonzo: Privileged (Saturday Stand-up Comedy)

Now you can watch the hilarious confession of how one comedian went from thinking he was an angel to realising he was the complete opposite. This is a show every South African needs to watch. It’s laced with all the uncomfortable and awkward interactions that come with engaging across social, racial and cultural lines.

Saturday 27 June on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 21:30

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Love by Chance (Friday local feature)

Worlds collide in this film about love and the film industry. Two South African actors, both in Hollywood to pursue their dreams, meet by chance. They begin to fall for each other. But between the daily struggle of auditioning, dealing with rejection, making connections, and financial difficulty, will their love survive?

Friday 26 June on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 22:00



It's Christmas time - possibly the last Christmas that the Van Wyk family will spend with Rene. Corne and Christelle's dads get into a fight during Christmas lunch and Dolf learns something about fatherhood from Gertrude's dad.

Tuesday 30 June on kykNET (DStv 144) at 20:00

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Housekeepers S1

In a world behind high walls and luxury, the wealthy may believe they are powerful in the comfort of their mansions, but it is the housekeepers who see all and know all. A scandalous Zwide wedding ends in bloodshed and turns the life of a young woman upside down.

Tuesday 30 June on Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163) at 20:00

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Op seer se Spoor

Investigative journalist, Ernusta Maralack, travels throughout South Africa to give a voice to victims and their families. This week we hear the story of Bianca Botha, who was abused by her former partner. She eventually got a restraining order against him, but he still managed to attack her with a knife. Ernusta investigates the events leading up to this and looks at how it could have been prevented.

Tuesday 30 June on kykNET&kie (DStv 145) at 20:30

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Come Dine with Me South Africa (First half finale)

Four strangers. Four dinner parties. A thousand ways to undercook a meal. Halfway through Season 6 and CDWMSA has been filled to the brim with laughter, drama, and some very unusual cooking. Enjoy this episode as Dave Lamb and the gang take a mid-season break. But don’t worry, they’ll be back entertain us again very soon.

Wednesday 1 July on BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174) at 20:00

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