Slick, chic & local on DStv, 11-17 June

Welcome new channel Moja 9.9, and new series Listing Jozi, Legacy’s Angelique has a stalker, Sne can’t seem to escape Fistos in Diep City, and Francois van Coke rocks into the night with Fokofofpolisiekar’s 17th Birthday special on DStv

Moja Love (DStv channel 157) has a baby sister! Please welcome Moja 9.9 (DStv channel 158), who comes into the world this Youth Day, Wednesday, 16 June.

With Moja, everything is good, while 9.9 means confronting the truth head-on, without fear or favour. Moja 9.9 mirrors what is happening in our communities and the 24-hour channel – available exclusively to DStv Access subscribers – will be filled with locally produced shows. As well as the premiere of brand-new debate show Start Somewhere (which will also launch on Moja Love) on 16 June, DStv Access subscribers should also look out for the likes of…

Uyajola 9/9: Malemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye’s reality show in which his camera crew confronts cheaters.

Rea Tsotella: A conflict resolution reality show.

Zodwa Wabantu Uncensored S1: Zodwa’s very own "day in my life” reality series.

No Excuses, Pay Papgeld: Moss Makwati tackled deadbeat parents.

Umoya: Spiritual medium Amelia Mohapi helps clients connect with the other side.

Mamazala: Dingaan Khumalo mediates between troubled in-laws.

Uthando Noxolo: Host Andile Gaelesiwe connects victims and those who hurt them and are seeking forgiveness and healing on both sides.

And if you’re more in the mood for some established local content, we have an overflow of entertainment – like Listing Jozi, a 6-episode series in which viewers get an exclusive opportunity to look into the fabulous homes of the upper classes of Johannesburg. The season finale of Her Majesty: Busiswa will also keep you glued to your screen as the queen spills the tea in some epic revelations. And then we can’t forget about the Price of “royalty” when Angelique’s (Michelle Botes) life is threatened in telenovela Legacy as her mysterious stalker starts closing in. And there are new episodes of Life With Kelly KhumaloThe Real Housewives of Durban and Lingashoni to keep you busy in front of the telly.

Afrikaans-loving rockers will also want to clear their schedules for the epic Fokofpolisiekar 17th Birthday: Super Sick Seventeenth special, which will start the week on a loud and proud note.

Make yourself at home with DStv’s slate of local series, available here. And for more snack-sized info on DStv’s biggest shows, check out #OhSnack on the DStv YouTube Channel.

Lifestyles of the rich and famous

Listing Jozi S1

A group of charismatic estate agents introduce viewers to South Africa’s high-end property market, with multi-million rand houses up for grabs in and around Johannesburg. Get an insider look at lavish homes in opulent suburbs like Waterfall to the North, Dainfern to the North-West, as well as Morningside, Hyde Park, Strathavon, Sandton and Meyersdal. Along the way, we’ll meet the buyers, too, including successful businesspeople, local sport stars, celebrities and property moguls. And we’ll find out what’s on everyone’s “must have” list, from security to swimming pools.

Watch from Wednesday, 16 June on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) at 20:00

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Her Majesty: Busiswa S1

The Queen of Dance, Busiswa Gqulu will (w)rap things up in her final episode Baptised – The Book of Revelations. Curious to find out if she has been making the right decisions, Busiswa consults a medium in the season finale… and much to her surprise, the medium shares some unexpected news.

Watch on Saturday, 12 June on BET (DStv channel 129) at 19:30

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The Real Housewives of Durban S1

There is some drama between the 6 Ethekwini queens when they’re all done with the high fashion, lavish spending and savvy hustling. Nonku is especially determined to redeem herself among her fellow Housewives while they attend the special Golf Day. Will she regain her good standing or will she be shunned? Highlights include KG calling Mabusi a “wig snatcher”, we meet Ayanda’s sister, Lerato, and LaConco turning her nose up at Golf Day because she’s planning her own big event – a getaway trip to the midlands for all her new besties…

Watch on Sunday, 13 June on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 19:00

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Life With Kelly Khumalo S2

In the 6th episode, Kelly finally lands in Mozambique and sees a different side of Wanda. The 2 tour Mafalala township and Wanda introduces Kelly to some of her family members. It is also business as usual for the besties as they still need to do various media interviews as well.

Watch on 17 June on Showmax

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Telenovela overload

Movies & music


Pearls of Wisdom

Nhlakanipho (15) dreams of becoming a great actress and her biggest wish is to attend the Johannesburg School of the Arts to achieve that dream. However, the road to becoming an actress proves challenging for the teenager. Nhlakanipho soon realises that it is her relationship with her mother that will help her fulfil her dream and prove herself as a worthy talent. Cast includes Amina Jack (Isibaya), Linda Sokhulu (Still Breathing), Lerato Mvelase (For The Love Of Broken Bones), and Makgofe Moagi (Skeem Saam).

Watch on Monday, 14 June on Showmax

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kykNET spoils viewers with a variety of TV movies, and this time we take a look into the life of Willem Niemand (Francois Jacobs, Vir Die Voëls), who is, like his surname implies: Just nobody. But when he catches his wife, Belinda (Ilse-lee van Niekerk – 4Mure), in bed with his boss, everything changes. And Willie isn’t a nobody anymore!

Watch on Sunday, 13 June on kykNET (*144) at 20:00

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Fokofpolisiekar 17th Birthday: Super Sick Seventeenth

This special high-energy 2-hour Afrikaans alt rock show was originally live streamed to fans during lockdown. Prepare to cheer on Francois van Coke on vocals, Hunter Kennedy on guitar and backup vocals, Johnny de Ridder on lead guitar, Wynand Myburgh on bass, and the awesome Jaco Snakehead Venter on drums. The guys are kicking off with Dis In My Bloed, and the set list includes 29 songs including Vernietig Jouself, Tygerberg Vliegtuig, Angs Aanval, Fokofpolisiekar and the closing number, Tiny Town.

Watch on Friday, 11 June on kykNET Nou (DStv channel 146) at 22:00

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