What to watch this Father’s Day

From the ICC Cricket World Cup to Supergirl, here’s a selection of series, movies and sport on DStv that fathers will enjoy.

We don’t care if you are a dad, will be a dad, or if the closest you ever got was that one time you babysat your niece and nephew - we’re giving all dads and dad-wannabes something entertaining to enjoy. #NoJudgementDad.

For the sport fans

The year 2019 has been epic so far - there’s almost too much sport to choose from. From the ICC Cricket World Cup (even though we wish the Proteas had put on a better performance, we’ll still support our boys) to Tiger Woods hoping for success in The Masters Golf US Open, to the thrills and spills of MotoGP, to Bafana Bafana heading to Afcon, the world’s best sport is on SuperSport. Even better, stream all your favourites on the DStv Now app wherever you are »

For the drama fans

Okay, so not everyone loves sport all the time, perhaps a drama series is more up your alley?


This chart-topping series is heavy subject matter, but it’s an absolute must-watch. In HBO’s Chernobyl, the human story of a nuclear disaster is brought to life by brilliant performances from Stellan Skarsgård (The Avengers), Emily Watson (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) and Jared Harris (The Crown) in a gripping series that follows the responders who made incredible sacrifices to contain the nuclear fallout at Chernobyl. Catch up on Chernobyl on DStv Now.

Welcome to Marwen

Steve Carrell stars in this heart-warming movie loosely based on real events. A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process. Rent it on Box Office.

Victoria S3

The third season of this British drama based on the life of Queen Victoria is filled with royal shenanigans. If you love a period drama featuring lavish fashion and outrageous drama, this one’s for you. Stream Victoria on DStv Now.

The Herd

Is anything off limits when it comes to getting what they want? Things are always heated on The Herd. If it’s not Ayanda and her obsession with Muzi, it’s MaMngadi and Smanga at each other’s throats. Watch The Herd from the very start on Showmax.

For a dose of real-life drama

Who needs fiction with knuckle-biting shows like these?

Survivor S7

Find out who will outwit, outplay and outlast on the Island of Secrets in the seventh season of this proudly South African production.

One Night With My Ex S1

Wondering whether an old flame could have been the one? So do many other South Africans. This local reality show follows former lovers who are brought together in an apartment and given the chance to dissect and resolve their issues over one night. Will they give it another shot or not?

Games People Play S1

Head to the world of money, romance and power in Los Angeles in this drama-filled series Based on the book "Games Divas Play" by Angela Burt-Murray.

For the kids at heart

Settle in for some light entertainment with the family to make you feel like a kid again. Look out for the super cute Abby Hatcher S1, Vampirina S1 and Ducktales

For some me time in the man cave

Spend some time browsing the Showmax Man Cave collection, then escape with action-packed movies and series including Supergirl S4, Vikings, Johnny English and Blackkklansman. Browse the full collection of series and movies available to catch up on DStv Now.

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Once registered, download the DStv Now app from the Google Play or Apple App Store and log in to watch series, movies, documentaries and sports Live or on Catch Up.