Perfect viewing awaits you this August on DStv Family

The best in entertainment – just for you this August with DStv Family!

Moja Love (157)


A four part documentary that looks at the life of reformed gangster-turned-sangoma, Sipho “Devil” Khumalo. Disowned by his Christian family, his passion for witchcraft is seen as a mental illness. A hardened criminal who has been to jail, he shows a kindness for his pet snakes and other animals. Is he unstable or rehabilitated?
Sundays from 9 August on Moja Love (DStv 157) at 21:00

Diozi’lami Season 1

A show for those who are open to help from beyond. Families seek out spiritual guides to give them confirmation of suspicions they might have or to reassure them that better times are on the horizon.
Tuesdays from 11 August on Moja Love (DStv 157) at 22:00

Universal TV (117)

Bulletproof Season 2

Childhood friends from different backgrounds find themselves on equal footing as they both work for the National Crime Agency. The second season promises to be just as action-packed as the first as Aaron Bishop and Ronnie Pike have learnt to get along. They start off with a bang as the dynamic duo is tasked with infiltrating an infamous international crime syndicate with an illegal activity rap sheet longer than the Nile.
Mondays from 10 August on Universal TV (DStv 117) at 20:00

NCIS: Los Angeles Season 10

Fans will rejoice at the return of Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J as two undercover operatives in the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. Expect some interesting crossovers with other popular police drama series, JAG. There are reluctant alliances as the team has to split to investigate two high-profile crimes at the same time.
Tuesdays from 11 August on Universal TV (DStv 117) at 20:00

Lekker local entertainment for you

Pak Weg, Pak Reg Season 1

If you love Maria Kondo’s packing method, this local show is right up your alley. This show helps South Africans clear out clutter and keep the things that give them joy. Each episode, a family works with a team of DIY experts to streamline their living spaces.
Mondays from 3 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 19:30

Musiekpaniek Season 1

For the music fan in all of us, comes a local game show where superfans get to test their trivia. But the stakes are even higher as the beloved musician joins them in studio.
Fridays from 7 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 20:30

Laat die Potte Prut Season 11

Everyone knows someone with the perfect potjie recipe. This show has contestants go head-to-head to compete for the best pot of stew in the land. Three teams must wow the judges and each other to be crowned the best potjie-makers in SA.
Thursdays from 13 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 20:00

Die LeweSkuldJouNiks Season 1

A talk show with a heavy tone, Marlene Le Roux meets people who have experienced loss in their lives. They also share insights on how they overcame these traumatic situations and what viewers can learn from their stories.
Thursdays from 6 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 21:00

Swartskaap Season 1

A docuseries that goes to the heart of gang life in South Africa. In-depth interviews with mobsters who took to the life of crime to overcome their circumstances. A touching look at the impact of poverty on the growing vigilante mindset.
Tuesdays from 25 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 20:30

Sien, Smak, Slaap Season 2

Great inspirational show for when local travel is allowed again. Two travel agents who go the extra mile, Henk and Suna, go to every corner of South Africa to find the perfect experience for their clients. After their adventurous experiences, they will work with clients to put together a complete itinerary that meets their various requirements.
Fridays from 28 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 17:30

Vermis Season 1

The lingering trauma of a missing loved one is terrible. Doreen Morris investigates unsolved missing persons cases from all over South Africa. Every episode, she meets family and friends who talk about the mysterious circumstances surrounding their loved one’s disappearance. She retraces their steps to come up with much-needed answers.
Mondays from 31 August on VIA (DStv 147) at 21:00

National Geographic (181)

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted Season 2

The renowned chef tackles all kinds of adventure in pursuit of the world’s most unique and tasty dishes. This season, he brings the thrill close to home with a game hunt in South Africa, a visit to the dangerous jungles of Guyana, and the unknown terrain of Tasmania. But there’s more for the world-traveller as he visits icy fjords in Norway and the swamps of Louisiana. This will be a no holds barred trek with a man who loves to speak his mind at every turn.
Wednesdays from 26 August on National Geographic (DStv 181) at 21:00

Barkskins Season 1

From Pulitzer-winning author Annie Proulx comes an entrancing story of hope, hardships and brutality as a group of outcasts dream of a better life. They must battle unknown obstacles within their group and from outside as they pursue glory on the way to the New World.
Thursdays from 13 August on National Geographic (DStv 181) at 20:43

Abandoned Engineering Season 4

This show searches for remarkable structures, the people who designed them, and the reason the creation was left to decay. It’s an interesting look at when design falls short of its purpose and how life can change in a flash. Visit abandoned towns that couldn’t recover from natural or man-made disasters – and see how they were in their heyday.
Mondays from 10 August on National Geographic (DStv 181) at 18:30

Stunning Soapies

Brave & Beautiful

This show centres around the love of sisters-in-law Kritika and Shradda. Together, they navigate the ups and downs of life in the Shergill family.
Tuesdays from 18 August on Star Life (DStv 167) at 19:00

The Bold and the Beautiful Season 31

Catfights, heart-broken lovers, and underhanded business dealings are an everyday occurrence for the Forresters and Logans. Anyone caught in the cross-winds had better pick a side before they become collateral damage.
Weekdays from 1 August on EVA (DStv 141) at 15:00

Travel Channel (179)

True Terror with Robert Englund Season 1

Prepare to never sleep again as the host of this scary series is none other than Robert Englund (who played Freddy Kruger in A Nightmare on Elm Street). As if that wasn’t already scary enough, he presents some of America’s most terrifying real-life horrors. Between the historical commentary from experts and Englund’s ominous tone, the retelling may be just as frightening as the real thing.
Mondays from 10 August on Travel Channel (DStv 179) at 20:15

Beyond the Unknown Season 1

Don Wildman goes where few have been allowed to go before – to the vaults of the world’s most respected institutions. He explores artefacts to investigate unsettling stories like recounts of spontaneous human combustion and whisperings of a blood-sucking beast. Luckily, we get to experience his historical adventure from the safety of our homes with the lights on!
Tuesdays from 18 August on Travel Channel (DStv 179) at 21:10

For the new and old car enthusiast

The Car Years Season 1

Antique car enthusiasts, here’s something to put a little ‘vooma’ in your weekends. Vicki Butler-Henderson and Alex Riley battle it out with classic cars of all kinds. They choose cars from certain vintages and work hard to convince the judging panel that their selection was the top of the year.
Saturdays from 15 August on Ignition (DStv 189) at 10:00

Tuned in SA Season 6

Car lovers are about to get another season of the best and fastest cars available on the market. Get to know the trends and if the cars are worth their weight in petrol.
Saturdays from 1 August on Ignition (DStv 189) at 20:00

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