Throw caution to the wind and ditch your New Year’s Resolutions


As we’re about to bid farewell to another year and decade, we usher in 2020 with this playlist of shows from all genres.

Murder Mystery

As the two veterans of the Atlanta Police Department, detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez have seen some of the most depraved acts in their careers – chilling cases of murder to everyday crime. This true crime storytelling series uses re-enactments and personal experiences of the victims, their families and the two detectives.

Watch Homicide’s Elite S2 on Monday 13 January on CBS Justice (170) at 22:00


Cheers to new beginnings and new additions to the family

With so many innovative ways to conceive, egg donation is another option women can opt for when their genetics unfortunately no longer allow them to have a baby. Willing donors go through the gruelling and arduous egg retrieval process, which is both extraordinary and entertaining, especially to the doctors.

The Egg Factor S1 starts on Sunday 19 January on CBS Reality (132) at 07:50


Let’s break bread with friends

Our very own celebrity chef Jenny Morris believes in the spirit of Ubuntu, and for her, food is best enjoyed when it is shared among friends and family. Each episode of this culinary show highlights Jenny’s effort in serving communities with global recipes infused with a South Africa flavour.

From the Heart With Jenny Morris starts on Thursday 30 January on Food Network (175) AT 19:55


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Mi casa es su casa

Home makeovers take on a new meaning with real estate and design duo Jon Pierre and Mary Tjon-Joe-Pin. Ideal for young families looking for high-end property without breaking the bank, Going for Sold takes us through the renovation process which includes leaking pipes, walls falling apart and all the mess in between.

Going for Sold screens Tuesdays on HGTV (177) at 19:50


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Letting go of the past

You could liken her to a cat with nine lives. Lindiwe (Sindi Dlathu) has the ability to always land on her feet, and after her past demons resurfaced keeping her awake at night, her stoicism cracked. Let’s hope this new year brings some semblance of peace in her life; the mining magnate has fought her fair share of personal battles indeed. Mzansi’s award-winning telenovela follows the community of Refilwe, a fictional township in Pretoria that’s experiencing all sorts of mayhem after the discovery of the Cullinan diamond on its riverbanks.

Watch The River weekdays on 1Magic (103) at 20:00


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