Category Archives: Television

Family Day (26 December) Cricket at Centurion

Remember the advertisement “I don’t like cricket … I looooove it!”?  Well, I embody that advertisement. Regular readers of my work will probably have heard this story before, but I will tell it again for those who haven’t. I was … Continue reading

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Suffer the Children

Special Assignment “Suffer the Children” Episode Synopsis for 14 October 2018 at 21:00 Six children have lost their lives as a result of the lack of service delivery to Soshanguve’s informal settlement of Marikana in Pretoria. In spite of this, … Continue reading

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StarLife TV – a reason to get Openview

The wonderful Indian content designed for African viewers is coming to DStv, GOtv and Openview from 27 August 2018.  It will be in English, and is 24/7.  Watch dramas, dance shows, blockbuster Bollywood movies and more. For those who care, … Continue reading

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The Hostess (Television – SABC3)

The Hostess is a brand new 13 episode cooking and lifestyle reality series for food and entertainment connoisseurs alike. This show, presented by Lorna Maseko and produced by Greyscale Productions, is a deliciously decadent celebration of dining and creative entertaining … Continue reading

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Cars, cuisine and culture (SABC3 Television)

Tyres and Braaiers, on SABC 3 every Wednesday night at 20h30 from 5th April 2017, will follow Comedian Nik Rabinowitz and Chef Hezron Louw as they tour our beautiful country in search of the most unique, interesting and scenic braai … Continue reading

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Driving In Heels (Television – SABC3)

Driving in Heels is a weekly 24-minute motoring show on SABC 3 exploring the chronicles of South African drivers…the good, the bad, the ugly and the funny. The first season debuts on Tuesday 4th April 2017 at 21:00. Viewers and … Continue reading

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The Big Eat

Food Network on DSTv over the next five Thursdays will take on a South African flavour as ten episodes air, two at a time.  On 3 November Comfort Foods and Best Bakes.  On 10 November Food to Impress and Fast … Continue reading

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Mo’s Magic

I don’t watch much TV so I missed Mo’s Magic on SABC3.  I do, however, enjoy magic shows, so when the notification of this one landed in my inbox, I made a plan. Unfortunately my plan was for the last … Continue reading

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Jenny Morris at DSTV’s Delicious International Food and Music Festival on 8 and 9 October 2016

Jenny Morris, also known as The Giggling Gourmet, is a celebrity chef and radio personality from South Africa. She opened Cook’s Playground in 1997, operating it as a cooking school and catering company. Jenny has written four cookbooks, Rude Food, … Continue reading

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Masterpiece on the box

ITV Choice is on DStv Channel 123.  Tonight (Monday, 6 June 2016, at 18:25) a new series begins. It is all about antiques.  Teams, hosted by Alan Titchmarsh (pictured above), go into some of the most stunning stately homes across … Continue reading

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