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American Idol 18, Madam Secretary, M-NET BINGE HBO Pop-Up CH, Kids Edutainment, SS Relive, + more this week on DStv!



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he talent show that started it all is back! Several participants from America showcase their singing talent in front of a panel of esteemed judges Lionel Richie, Kathy Perry and Luke Bryan with Ryan Seacrest as Host to win the title and a record label deal. American Idol Season 18 starts 27th March and shows Fridays and Saturdays at 5pm on M-Net Ch 101.

The final season of TV hit series Madame Secretary is returning for a final season on Thursday 2nd April at 7pm on M-Net. The series Madam Secretary stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth McCord, the Secretary of State for the United States Government, who later became the first female president of the United States. The final series chronicles Elizabeth’s (Téa Leoni) experiences as the first female President of the United States.

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

The remake of award-winning movie The Lion King produced by Beyoncé which featured our very own Shatta Wale on the album is showing this Sunday on your screens at 6:05pm on M-Net CH 101.

Loving Pablo chronicles the rise and fall of the world’s most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar (Javier Bardem) and his volatile love affair with Colombia’s most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo (Penélope Cruz) throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.Premiers this Sunday at M-Net Movies Action+ CH 110.

From Jersey to the Hamptons and Jamaica, the ladies will weather the storm as this season proves that having fun in the sun is not always as easy as it seems. New housewives and lots more plastic surgery!  Teresa is relishing her independence from still-incarcerated hubby Joe and is pursuing her interest in fitness modelling – which Joe would frown upon. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to his wife, Joe faces possible deportation to Italy.

A new season of the Real Housewives of New Jersey showing weekdays 5pm on 1Magic C 103, the home of the housewives.

A TV documentary miniseries chronicling the trends, pop culture, and important events that took place from 2000 to 2009.  Produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman‘s studio Playtone, the 7-part series chronicles events and popular culture of the United States during the 2000’s. It served as a follow-up to the predecessors The SixtiesThe SeventiesThe Eighties, and The Nineties. The2000’s Brand new to History CH 186 and shows Sunday at 5:20pm.

In a quest to bring audiences the best of premium entertainment this season of social distancing, isolation and staying at home, DStv has launched a new pop-up channel, M-Net Binge – The Home of HBO. The channel will feature the best HBO series, movies and doccies from the last decade. Starting the 27th of March, the channel will be available on CH 114 and available to Premium and Compact + subscribers.

It all starts with one question: How will you make the world a better place? From household names to rising stars, meet the women who are changing our world. They live among primates in the jungle…dive the oceans for clues to the health of our planet, discover our human origins in African caves, and test new technologies in outer space. They break glass ceilings in newsrooms, boardrooms, courtrooms and classrooms. Women are reshaping our world and how we see it. And here are their stories! Women of Impact, a National Geographic CH 181 brand new special showing Sunday at 7pm.

The musical journey is still on for some of Africa’s most talented groups as they sing their way to a grand prize of $usd100 000.  At the end of this episode one more group will be going home. Amazing Voicesshows every Sunday at 3pm on AfricaMagic Family Ch 154 and it features Elikem Kumordzi as a co-host,Trigmatic as a judge and three Ghanaian groups in the competition aiming to win the grand prize.

It was a tensed and emotional Sunday night that saw the check-out of JayKech (Jay and Nkechi) from Ultimate Love, proudly Naija reality television show.

The couple were the fourth couple to be checked out during the Sunday live show after they received the least number of votes out of the four nominated couples from the voting public last week. They, however, left smiling home with N 500,000 and other items in their portmanteau they got in the Love Pad after playing the Jeopardy game on stage.

Meanwhile, five couples were nominated for possible check-out during the live nomination show on Sunday.

The couples with the least number of votes will be evicted during the live check-out show next Sunday.

Adesuwa Onyenokwe, the show’s Aunty, however, announced a new twist to the show. Unlike the past weeks, she revealed to the Love Guests that none of the nominated couples will neither be performing the Monday real-world mission task, nor will she save any of them.

Aunty also disclosed that, henceforth, she will no longer visit the Love Pad and the weekly Masterclasses have been concluded as the last two weeks of the show has been designed for the couples to further strengthen their relationships. She, however, noted that she will continue to communicate with the Love Guests through the domiciled Love Pad tablet.

Ultimate Love is live 24/7 on DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Access and Family packages on channel 198.

The drama continues on new Bollywood series Jodha Akbar as Jodha and Ruqaiya cross each other’s way. Bairam Khan leaves for pilgrimage as Jalal declared him a rebel. Jodha’s marriage preparations continue. Maham Anga successfully makes some moves to get the minister’s position. Follow the unfolding drama at 7pm daily on Zee World Ch 166.

With the kids on a break and home, DStv has the best shows not to only keep them entertained but also educated and abrest with studies outside the classroom with edutainment channels like Mindset, Da Vinci Kids and PBS Kids. Here are some shows you can catch up with the little ones.

Holiday Revision is aimed at keeping your mind sharp before returning to school, it can

be used as exam preparation or to catch up on areas you’ve fallen behind in. Showing on Mindset CH 319.

Mon 23/ 30 March:

11:00: Grade 10 Mathematics

12:00: Grade 11 Mathematics

13:00: Grade 12 Mathematics


Twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken explore their way through the world of medicine and biology ON Operation Ouch! Showing on Da Vinci Kids CH 318. 

Sat 28 Mar: The Life Fix (Special)

Sun 29 Mar: Jaw-dropping Joints

Sat 4 Apr: Extraordinary Ears

Sun 5 Apr: Super Sensory Neurons

Follow the creative adventures of Pinkalicious and her brother, Peter daily at 9:20 on PBS Kids CH 313

For more scheduled programming for October, visit You can also follow DStv @dstvgh on Twitter and Instagram, and on Facebook at .

The global pandemic Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on the world of live sport, but SuperSport has pulled out all the stops to ensure the best available sporting content is still available.

·       Once sport returns, SuperSport will be bringing all the top live action once again

·       In its absence, we will be bringing you the best award-winning sport documentaries from around the globe, among other top programming

·       SuperSport will convert its line-up to thematic channels for the foreseeable future.

·       SS1, where the main focus will be, will be available down to the Compact package.

·       Between 1pm and 5pm daily, SS1 will feature a Viewers’ Choice block where viewers’ social media suggestions on their favourite sporting moments will determine the content

·       SuperSport 7 becomes a Best of Football offering now open from Premium to Access. Here is a list of how programming has changed to give audiences the best relived experience.

SS1: Relive Sport Stories
SS2: Relive Motorsport
SS3: Relive Premier League
SS4: Relive WWE
SS5: Relive Golf
SS6: Relive Tennis
SS7: Relive Best Football (mix of UCL, EPL, La Liga, Serie A, FIFA, Documentaries)
SS8: Relive Action (Boxing, UFC, EFC, Extreme)
SS9: Relive Africa (local football, PSL, Athletics, Marathons)
SS10: Relive Football Highlights
SS11: Relive Cricket & Rugby
SS12: Relive E Sports


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M-Net to exclusively air three-part Reeva Steenkamp documentary, My Name is Reeva



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It’s been nine years since the senseless and brutal death of Reeva Steenkamp at the hands of her then-boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius, and it is a killing that is still deeply embedded in the minds of millions across the globe.


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M.I Abaga talks about ‘God Energy’ album, inspirations and more on Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio



M.I Abaga talks about 'God Energy' album, inspirations and more on Apple Music's Africa Now Radio

This Week’s Episode Features a Conversation With M.I Abaga, the 5 Hottest Tracks of the Week, Africa Rising and Dadaboy Ehiz’s Favourite Track of the Week! (more…)

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Who is in the cast of House Of The Dragon?



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Years after the Game of Thrones finale, fans are still furious about how the beloved show of never-ending war ended. However, as we approach the release date of the new show House of The Dragon, the hopes of the fans can be renewed. (more…)

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Highly-anticipated African fantasy series Blood Psalms unveils trailer



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Showmax has just dropped the trailer for Blood Psalms, an epic, action-packed African fantasy series. A co-production with CANAL+, Blood Psalms will premiere on Showmax on 28 September 2022, with new episodes every Wednesday for 11 weeks. Blood Psalms will also have its world premiere in Cape Town on Wednesday, 24 August 2022 as the opening night screening at MIP Africa, part of FAME Week Africa. (more…)

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MultiChoice training investment a massive boost for African TV



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A new training initiative is set to revolutionise the African TV sector, taking industry skills to a new level, and boosting the quality of content for audiences across the continent. (more…)

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Apple Music announces Kay Faith as the featured artist for this month’s Rap Life Africa



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This Week’s episode features new music from Kay Faith, all the breaking hip hop news, and the hottest tracks of the week from around Africa! (more…)

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