Top kids shows on this week

We’ve handpicked these eight shows for your little ones to enjoy as their after-school treat. Watch them all on DStv.

You survived the first week of school and whether you are fascinated by mermaids, teen sitcoms, superheroes or dancing, DStv has something for everyone this week.

The Mermaid Princess

Get the little ones settled for an underwater adventure as we join a brave little mermaid princess in her quest to save not only her human friend but also the future of her kingdom in M-Net’s Saturday kids’ movie this weekend. Risking the wrath of King Neptune at her disregard of the ocean’s rules, her choice to save the daughter of a ship’s captain from certain death puts her on a dangerous path where she encounters pirates and even a giant as she yet again comes to the aid of her loved ones.

Saturday 18 January on M-Net (101) at 15:30


Bunk'd S4

It’s back to Camp Kikiwaka and in episode one of the new fourth season, Lou gets to grips with her new role as camp owner, and realises she’d rather be hanging out with all the new and old campers instead of dealing with boring maintenance issues.

Monday 20 January on Disney Channel (303) at 18:15


Marvel's Spider-Man S2

Smart-talking Spidey to the rescue! When the Avengers start disappearing one by one, it’s up to Spiderman to get to the bottom of things. And if he manages to impress Captain America at the same time, that’s totally a bonus.

Monday 20 January on Disney XD (304) at 17:25

Ready Set Dance S1

Get ready to bust a move with Nick Jr’s new exciting interactive pre-school dance show, starting on Monday. Dancers follow the moves initially set out by two animated characters, and with lots of fun original music, little ones will soon be dancing along in no time.

Monday 20 January on Nick Jr (307) at 12:20


Inui S1

Whatever the season, there’s always time for fun in this brand-new series aimed at pre-schoolers. Iniu is a fun loving and friendly little Inuit girl who puts the ‘ice’ in ‘nice’! Living in her igloo in the Arctic Circle, she loves nothing more than playing in the snow with her little friends.

Monday 20 January on Jim Jam (310) at 8:00


Amphibia S1

National Grubhog day gives Hop Pop the chance to restore the family name, but Sprig’s not about to allow his responsibilities get in the way of some carnival fun and games.

Monday 20 January on Disney Channel (303) at 16:10


Inazuma Eleven Ares

Titled ‘The Moonlight Emperor’, it’s finally time for the Football Frontier’s final match in this week’s episode of the exciting anime football series. Captain Nosaka hopes to gain a true understanding of the wonder of 'Balance of Ares' during the game, and a mysterious third protagonist is revealed.

Monday 20 January on Cartoon Network (301) at 17:15


Child Genius UK S9

This reality competition show is run in partnership with MENSA and aims to find the smartest kid in the UK. From spelling words that most adults would have trouble with, to memorising decks of cards, host Richard Osman weeds out the wannabes from the future Einsteins.

Wednesday 22 January on Discovery Family (136) at 19:20

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