What's on this week 16 - 22 January


From local and international series to the best kids content and sport we've got a something for everyone this week.

International Series

True Detective S3 Wednesday 16 January at 22:00 CAT on M-Net (3 DAYS AFTER U.S. BROADCAST)

The disappearance of a young Arkansas boy and his sister in 1980 triggers vivid memories and enduring questions for retired detective Wayne Hays, who worked the case 35 years before with partner Roland West.

The Royal World Thursday 17 January at 21:30 CAT on MTV

A squad of sophisticated young royals and aristocrats go to stay in a mansion in the British countryside. Expect some outrageous behaviour as these darlings drink and host house parties that will make us well jealous of their unbelievable life.

Muhammed Ali Birthday Special Sunday 20 January from 17:00 CAT on BET

Celebrate the legend’s birthday on BET as we bring you an evening filled with programmes celebrating Muhammad Ali on what would have been his 76th birthday.

FBI Tuesday 22 January at 21:00 CAT on M-Net

From Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf and the team behind the Law & Order franchise, FBI is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. First-class agents - including Maggie Bell and Omar Adom "OA" Zidan - bring all their talents, intellect and technical expertise to tenaciously investigate cases of tremendous magnitude, including terrorism, organized crime and counterintelligence, to keep New York and the country safe.

Local

Winnie Now Available on ShowMax

While Nelson Mandela is serving a life sentence, his wife experiences the raw violence of apartheid and fights on the front lines and underground.

Collision Tuesday 22 January at 19:30 CAT on Zambezi Magic

Collision is centred around a selfish and proud successful business man (George Malama), who stops at nothing to get what he wants. On the other hand, his wife Miriam, appears as the perfect wife to the naked eye, yet inside lies the wolf that has been awakened by her husband’s infidelity.

Pashabin Tuesdays at 21:00 CAT on One Zed

Dr. Wawa, a local brewer has to deal with all kinds of personalities that come to his bar (PashabIn) to drink… from patrons asking for beer on credit to sorting out different issues among the drinkers and dealing with his nagging and bossy wife.

West African

Eve Sundays at 20:00 CAT on Africa Magic Showcase

KD's campaign to get Ezinne back continues. Ugo's good deed comes back to bite him. Yemisi finally meets Ezinne and drama erupts.

My Flatmates Monday 21 January at 20:30 CAT on Africa Magic Urban

A situational comedy documenting the lives of four friends who share an apartment. All sorts of chaotic and hilarious things happen as they go about their daily escapades.

My Siblings and I Weekdays at 20:00 CAT on African Magic Urban

A narrative where we see the happenings through the eyes of each sibling in the family, everyone's life is subjective to the opinion of others and there is no 'mind your business' affair.

Battleground Weekdays at 22:00 CAT on Africa Magic Showcase

The Bhadmus family's love for one another is put to the test when an unfortunate tragedy leads to shocking secrets being exposed and power struggles within their ranks. From infidelity to crooked business deals and constant media scrutiny, the drama just keeps on coming.

East African

The Real House-helps of Kawangware Wednesday 16 January at 15:00 on Maisha Magic East

The Real House helps of Kawangware is a dramatic & comical series that revolves around the lives of the inhabitants of Kawangware. These are the house helps, their employers and their friends.

Stori Yangu Friday 18 January at 20:00 on Maisha Magic East

Documentaries of influential and notable personalities in Kenya giving us an in us an in-depth look into their lives.

Our Perfect Wedding Thursday at 20:00 on Maisha Magic East

Our Perfect Wedding documents the preparations of couples as they attempt to pull off the perfect wedding. It digs into the nuances and details that go into place prior to and during a beautiful wedding.

The Code Friday 18 January at 10:00 on Pearl Magic

A musical show showcasing Ugandan secular music.

Kids

OK K.O. Let’s be Heroes S2 Saturday 19 January at 16:55 CAT on Cartoon Network

When the heroes return from time off, K.O. is horrified to discover that things have changed.

Mune: Guardian of the Moon Saturday 19 January at 15:30 CAT on M-Net

When the evil ruler of the underworld steals the sun from Sohone, a small lunar faun and a girl made of wax help Sohone get the sun back to restore order to the universe.

Clue S1 Now available on ShowMax

Six very different teenagers - Dimitri, Liz, Lucas, Agnes, Seamus and Whitney - are all enjoying their everyday lives when they witness a dramatic incident. Unfairly accused of creating a hoax, they team up to find out the truth, discovering and deciphering a succession of clues.

Spongebob Squarepants Monday 21 January at 14:10 CAT on Nickelodeon

When The Krusty Krab runs out of mustard, Mr. Krabs sends SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward to dig up some more!

Movies

Message from the King Friday 18 January at 21:30 CAT on 1Magic

Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman stars in this thriller about a mysterious outsider who travels to Los Angeles to bring those responsible for his younger sister's disappearance to justice.

Kickboxer Friday 18 January at 20:00 CAT on Studio Universal

Accompanied by his brother Kurt, US kickboxing champion Eric Sloane travels to Thailand to become the master of the sport. His opponent: ruthless Thai champion Tong Po. Kurt is powerless as he watches as Eric is brutalised in the ring, and left paralysed for life. Crazed with anger, Kurt swears revenge on Po. With the help of Xian Chow, a Muay Thai master living in rural Thailand, Kurt trains to meet Po in the ring. They will battle to the end: a fight to end all fights fuelled by lust, power and revenge. Only one man will remain standing. Starring Jean Claude Van Damme and Dennis Chan.

A Quiet Place Sunday 20 January at 20:00 CAT on M-Net

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Beatriz at Dinner Monday 21 January at 20:00 CAT on M-Net Movies Premiere

Beatriz is a Los Angeles massage therapist and holistic healer who drives to the seaside mansion of her client Cathy. When her old Volkswagen breaks down, she receives a friendly invitation from Cathy to stay for a seemingly innocent business dinner. As the guests arrive and the wine starts to flow, Beatriz finds herself in an escalating war of words with Doug Strutt, a ruthless real estate mogul who cares more about money than people.

Telenovelas

Lord of the Skies S3 Friday 18 January at 23:00 CAT on Telemundo

Don Feyo asks the surgeon to kill Aurelio as a personal favour to him and Condesa. Meanwhile, Belen asks Leonor about her past as an undercover agent.

Women of Steel S4 Monday 21 January at 22:00 CAT on Telemundo

The Acero brothers continue their discussion about the money laundering business. Marcelo discovers that Nicolás is alive and with Indio.

Twist of Fate 2 Weekdays at 20:00 CAT on Zee World

Pragya finds herself in a tough spot when Chutki and Chutka come to the Merha house. Everyone in the house is shocked to see their grand entrance as they embrace Pragya. Pragya gets thrown out of the house, she seeks for help from Kulpreet, but she and the rest of the family turn their backs on her.

Forbidden Love Weekdays at 22:00 CAT on Star Life

A perfect story of Opposites attract. Arnav, a wealthy business tycoon, decides to ruin Khushi's reputation after he thinks she sabotaged one of his events. Meanwhile, Khushi quietly suffers for the crimes she didn't commit.

Sports

Australian Open 14 -21 January on SS2

WWE Raw® Friday 18 January at 20:00 CAT on SS9

CAF Champions League: ASEC Mimosas vs Lobi Stars Saturday 19 January at 20:45 CAT on SS9

Premier League: Huddersfield Town vs Manchester City Sunday 20 January at 14:30 CAT on SS3 and SS10