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From dramatic shows to intriguing celebrity interviews, this week’s local picks will keep you locked to your screens this week. Watch them all on DStv.

Forget Hollywood. Drama, intrigue and suspense are all par for the course with DStv’s selection of local shows.  Here are a few of our top picks:

Unmarried S2

Another season, another drama! Three friends – Brenda, Lesego and Thembi – are ready for new adventures in Johannesburg. While preoccupied with marriage, careers and everything else, they are shocked by a sudden death that turns their worlds upside down.

Monday, 14 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 20:00

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Ver in Die Wêreld: Ysland

Have a bit of wanderlust and can’t wait for the borders to open? Then this eco-travel show is exactly what you need. This week, be transported to Reykjavik, Iceland. Together with a local marine biologist, you’ll explore the diverse natural resources and learn about Nordic Vikings.

Thursday 17 September on kykNET (DStv 144) at 21:00

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The Tokoloshe

This late night thriller is perfect for the horror fans out there. Based on the urban legend we all grew up with, this movie explores what happens when you meet a Tokoloshe face-to-face. A woman takes on a job cleaning a semi-abandoned hospital at night but, from the start, she can sense that something isn’t quite right. Needing the money, she continues to work until one night, things take a dark and twisted turn... Let’s hope no one dared say its name three times!

Friday 11 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 22:00

Behind the Story S4

There’s always three sides to every story. And this season proves you have to hear every side to know the truth. Pearl Thusi once again sits down with the country’s biggest personalities to give them the opportunity to unpack their journeys while facing some hard truths.

Wednesday 16 September on BET (DStv 129) at 22:00

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uThando Nes’thembu S4

For centuries, polygamy was the way to make relationships work between men and women. But in recent times, these have been frowned upon by society. Luckily, the Mseleku family is back for another exciting season to shed light on their unusual life choice. Musa and his four wives want to show that they are just an average family and that polygamy is nothing to be ashamed of.

Thursday 17 September on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 20:00

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