Sun. Sep 27th, 2020

Catch the US Open, ‘Terminator’ and more on DStv this week

From Sunday-night movies to Thursday-night marathons, here are some great viewings to watch on DStv this week.

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With masses of new shows, movies, reality series and sport coming to DStv this week, it may be hard to know what to watch.

Luckily, DStv is here to help:

Terminator: Dark Fate

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The M-Net Sunday Night movie this week opens with a break-neck and terrifying chase scene and keeps the pace right through to the touching finale. Following the classic Terminator and Terminator 2 (Empire calls it one of the greatest sequels of all time) is no easy task. But this movie makes a very good go of it.

The film stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger as Sarah Connor and the T-800 Terminator, respectively, reuniting the actors after 23 years, and introduces Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes and Gabriel Luna as new characters.

When a terminator (Gabriel Luna) is sent to kill an auto worker Dani Ramo (Natalia Reyes) and her family an enhanced human fighter Grace (Mackenzie Davis) and Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton from the original movies) are there to rescue her.

Sunday, 13 September on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 20:05

Single Wives SA – Episode 3

In line with DStv’s commitment to investing in local talent and creating jobs, some amazing, original content has been produced. Thursday evenings on M-Net feature two very different new local productions.

Each woman has had a traumatic romantic past – from gender-based violence and being on the receiving or giving end of infidelity, to a reconciled relationship ending in murder. Yet, despite their experiences, they are strong, captivating, charming and empathetic. And their new dating lives make for compelling viewing with audiences quickly rooting for happy endings.

In episode three this week, coaches Justin Cohen and Mapaseka Mokwele give guidance on how to face rejection from men. Who will overcome the challenge and strike gold?

Thursday, 17 September on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 19:00 or on Catch Up

Inconceivable Episode 3

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Straight after Single Wives SA, a second M-Net original, Inconceivable, takes viewers on a harrowing journey of desperation and despair.  In week three, gynaecologist Marieke (Anel Alexander) continues to try helping her friend Rachel (Carine Rous) undo the crime she committed after delivering a stillborn baby girl. Alongside the central storyline, the lives of the four friends, who met while at the University of Cape Town, and their respective partners continue. David puts his back out and Sisanda and Wesley are roped in to help Natalie. Sisanda saves the day, which throws fuel on Natalie’s attraction to him.

Thursday, 17 September on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 20:00 or on Catch Up

9/11: Inside Air Force One

18 years after the 9/11 attacks, this two-hour feature documentary tells the story of 9/11 from a unique vantage point: inside Air Force One on its nine-hour journey from Florida, across the country and finally home to Washington D.C.

Featuring interviews with former President George W. Bush, former White House staff such as Vice President Dick Cheney, Chief of Staff Andy Card, and the pilot of Air Force One, Secret Service agents as well as intelligence and military aides on board.

Sunday, 13 September on History Channel (DStv Channel 186) at 20:15

And there’s much more thrilling entertainment on DStv between 11 and 17 September, including:

FBI: Most Wanted Season 1

A spin-off of the popular FBI series, join the stellar team on the FBI’s Fugitive Task Force as they track and capture wanted criminals.

Wednesday, 16 September on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 21:00

It’s Pony Season 1

Annie’s life in the city is quite different. Her best friend is a talking pony. Enjoy their adventures where they learn key life lessons together.

Monday, 14 September on Nickelodeon (DStv Channel 305) at 16:15

Unmarried Season 2

Another season, another drama-filled adventure! Three friends – Brenda, Lesego and Thembi – are ready to take on Johannesburg.

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

And sport for days on DStv’s new look Sport Channels, including:

  • The finals of the US Open tennis tournament:
  • Women’s final: Saturday, 12 September on SuperSport Tennis (DStv Channel 214) at 22:00
  • English Cricket ODI series on Cricket (SuperSport 212) on 11, 13 and 16 September at 14:30
  • European Tour on Golf (SuperSport 213) from 11 – 13 September

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