We’re in for a wild ride with these 10 homegrown shows

Don’t let the self-imposed quarantine get you down; we’ve got the best variety of feel-good local series and flicks.

Moja Love has brand new shows that just scream ‘Watch Me’.

Sphithiphithi S2

YANDYAO is the name of the event, where young people are fighting depression with a chill-out. Later, Dj Miss T is celebrating her birthday party in style in Alex.

Saturday 21 March on Moja Love (157) at 18:30


Five Fingers for Marseilles

The Five Fingers are a band of outlaws who fought against police brutality under the Apartheid regime. Twenty years later, a disillusioned and empty Tau (Vuyo Dabula) returns to Marseilles seeking peace and atonement, only to discover that his town is once again under threat, and this time his sinister foe lies much closer to home.

Saturday 21 March on Mzansi Magic (161) at 22:30


Hotel S4

After the Hotel finally gets its third star, Stephano makes an offer that Ferdie (James Borthwick) and Thomas (Beer Adriaanse) cannot refuse, so they decide to sell. This comedy is created by Bennie Fourie and Stiaan Smith and stars Mila Guy and Sandi Schultz.

Monday 23 March on kykNET (144) at 20:00


Lockdown S5

Catch all the behind the scenes action of this SAFTA-nominated prison series, Lockdown season five. The series stars Sophie Ndaba, Lorcia Khumalo, Thandeka Dawn, Nomsa Buthelezi and Mandla N.

Monday 23 March on Showmax


Old Mutual Amazing Voices

Amazing Voices is getting closer to its final results now, as it takes viewers on a musical journey with hopefuls from four African countries showcasing their talents across three genres. From the SA side, the judges include Vusi Nova, Zwai Bala and Buhlebendalo Mda from the acapella group The Soil.

Tuesday 24 March on Mzansi Wethu (163) at 17:00


Dinner Date South Africa S2

If you love food, you’ll be intrigued by the cooking that goes on in this show, and the interaction between the couples will either make you cringe or believe in Cupid.

Wednesday 25 March on BBC Lifestyle (174) at 20:00


Hoor My, Sien My, Soen My

Ian goes to each of the three single women on a virtual closed-eye appointment and catches a glimpse of each one of their lives through body cameras on their chests. Who will he choose as his one true love?

Wednesday 25 March on kykNET (144) at 20:00


Still Breathing S1

The truth about her devious actions hounds Candice (Shannon Esra). The storm in the Williams house is close to breaking point and Lucille (Lorcia Khumalo) and Ntombi draw closer. Danny (Brandon Auret) and Jessica (Tiffany Barbuzano) have to house sit an uninvited guest. With Tyrone Keogh from the Showmax original series The Girl from St. Agnes.

Thursday 26 March on M-Net (101) at 20:00


Kwa Mam’ Mkhize S1

At a women’s empowerment brunch hosted by TV presenter and author Zanele Mbokazi, Shauwn Mkhize opens up about her marital woes and what divorce means for her at this stage in her life. The show has also featured actress and Shauwn’s close friend Rami Chuene from The Queen.

Thursday 26 March on Mzansi Magic (161) at 20:00

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