DStv packs an exciting lineup for viewers across Africa this week. From a special feature on Kate Middleton and her sexy sister, Pippa to MTV Story Tellers with soul singer Maxwell, there is excitement for the whole family that is not to be missed.
Check out the highlights:
THS Kate & Pippa: Ever since the fairytale wedding of Prince William to ‘commoner’ Kate Middleton, public scrutiny and fascination has shifted from the royal couple to Kate’s family, especially her oh-so-eligible sister, Pippa. This one-hour THS will tell all about Pippa, and explore the humble beginnings of Kate and Pippa’s parents, Michael and Carole Middleton, who met while both were working as airline employees. There’s also James, the party-animal brother who seems to favour being photographed semi- and fully nude. James probably takes after the siblings’ tattooed uncle, Gary Goldsmith, who was caught on tape in 2009 chopping up lines of cocaine and boasting of his ties to the Royals. And of course, Kate’s own story will be featured, as we learn how her intriguing family helped shape this Duchess of Cambridge. Watch it on Thursday 24 November at 22:00 CAT.
Harlem Hostel: Friends from Queens decide to move into a run-down Harlem brownstone ultimately converting it into an illegal youth hostel in order to make ends meet. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net East on Wednesday 23 November 2011 at 02:50 CAT to watch. Starring Julissa Bermudez, Celinez Bosque and Judy Courtland.
Streets of Blood: A police officer’s partner has died during ‘Hurricane Katrina’, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld. In New Orleans after ‘Hurricane Katrina’, the partner of Detective Andy Devereaux is found dead, so Devereaux is teamed up with Stan Green. During the investigation, an undercover DEA agent is murdered by two dirty police officers. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net East on Saturday 26 November 2011 at 22:00 CAT to watch 50 Cent in this movie.
Little Fockers: It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg (Ben Stiller) to finally get ‘in’ with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack (Robert De Niro). When the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack’s suspicions about his favourite male nurse comes roaring back. When Greg and Pam’s entire clan-including Pam’s lovelorn ex, Kevin, descends for the twins’ birthday party, Greg must prove to the sceptical Jack that he’s fully capable as the man of the house. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net West on Sunday 27 November at 21:00 CAT to watch the all the misunderstandings, spying and covert missions – will Greg pass Jack’s final test and become the family’s next patriarch or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
Eyin Eboji: An older man dreams that his young wife is having an affair with a younger man from the village. His inability to give her children feeds his insecurity and he starts to suspect that his wife really is having an affair with a younger man. DStv audiences can tune into Africa Magic Yoruba on Thursday 24 November at 21:57 CAT to watch. Cast: Kareem Adepoju, Laide Bakare and Mujidat Akinyemi.
Storytellers – Maxwell: Double Grammy-winning and multi-platinum artist Maxwell and his 10-piece, all-star band eased into a soul-filled set in front of an intimate 150-member audience. DStv audiences can tune into MTV Base on Thursday 24 November at 21:25 CAT to watch his set highlighted and Maxwell’s groove-filled catalogue of hits with several tracks from the Grammy Award-winning, ‘BLACKsummers’night’.
Addicted (Premiere): This enlightening new series follows the lives of six individuals and their families, as they struggle with various addictions. Ex-addict and interventionist Kristina Wandzilak works alongside each addict: Amanda, whose alcohol and heroin addiction has left her jobless, homeless and on probation; Kevin, an alcoholic who has alienated his friends and family with his downward spiral of drinking; Alissa, who has spent most of her life in a heroin-induced haze; Klea, a meth amphetamine addict who has turned to prostitution; Jeremy, who is addicted to OxyContin and whose family history has been devastated by numerous addictions; and Annie and Mike who, after falling in love in rehab, have relapsed back to their old ways. Wandzilak guides them through the process of accepting their habits, from the initial crisis stage to intervention, through treatment, to understanding how their lives have been affected by the disease. Watch this informative series from Sunday 27 November at 23:40 CAT.