Beat the heat this February with the coolest new movies and shows on DStv.
Even a global pandemic can’t keep our favourite medical drama away! Grey’s Anatomy season 16 ended abruptly with Meredith caught between two lovers while Richard Webber underwent a lifesaving surgery and Amelia Shepherd gave birth to a baby boy. If you’ve been caught up in the theories of what’s to happen next, you’re in for a real treat as the 17th season of the Shonda Rhimes’ drama returns every Monday night on M-Net (DStv 101). The first episode of the season is a crossover with Station 19 as an unintentional fire has first responders bring patients to the hospital for treatment.
The recently launched Pan-African lifestyle channel Honey (DStv 173) has debuted a new talk show, The Buzz, hosted by Anele Mdoda. Expect droves of really good advice and plenty of encouraging conversations focused on the struggles faced by women across the continent and the world.
The fan-favourite Law & Order: Special Victims Unit returns for a record-breaking 22nd season while history buffs and conspiracy theorists will find common ground in Hunting Hitler: The Final Chapter, which investigates rumours about the final days of the most-hated man in Europe.
In Labor of Love, Sex and the City’s Kristin Davis hosts a reality game show with just one goal – helping a successful woman find the right man to father her child. Over eight episodes, 15 men will participate in challenges and dates that test their parenting and personal skills. And if they impress the mom-to-be, they’ll get another shot at being chosen as the father of her kids.
For adrenaline junkies, Orlando Bloom and Scott Eastwood make for thrilling viewing in The Outpost, this Sunday night’s blockbuster. We haven’t forgotten about the kids either! Troll: The Tale of a Tail tells the story of a troll prince and his trusty friends who must trek across the dangerous and deadly kingdom of Ervod to save his father, King Grom.
With all this entertainment, you’ll be glued to your seat from 19 to 25 February, only with DStv.
A new weekly talk show where a panel of five women from across the continent share their stories and experiences on topics submitted by viewers. Four days a week, join everyone’s favourite outspoken South African personality, Anele Mdoda, and her four co-hosts as they discuss various problems that women face in the 21st century. Covering topics from romance and relationships to health, there’s more to this show than simply getting advice from an agony aunt; it’s all about women supporting women.
Monday – Thursday from Monday, 22 February on Honey (DStv Channel 173) at 19:00
Troll: The Tale of a Tail (Animated Adventure)
A young troll prince is tasked with saving his father who has lost his tail and been turned into stone by an evil witch seeking revenge for her unrequited love. Accompanied by his friends, the troll prince has three days to journey into the forbidden forest, find his dad’s tail and rescue the King of Ervod.
Saturday, 20 February on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 15:30
The Outpost (War, Action)
Based on the true story of the Battle of Kamdesh, The Outpost follows the journey of a small American unit in Afghanistan that comes under attack by enemy troops. It stars Scott Eastwood (son of Clint) as Captain Dan and Orlando Bloom as Major Will as two newbies to the unit who must now fight for their lives.
Sunday, 21 February on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 20:00
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit S22
It’s no secret that Law and Order: SVU is the longest-running drama series in television history. Launched in 2001, crime-drama fans can’t get enough of this powerhouse investigative drama. In the season premiere, Det Olivia Benson and the team are called in after an assault in Central Park but they are hampered by a community that is losing trust in the authorities.
Wednesday, 24 February on Universal TV (DStv Channel 117) at 20:00
Hunting Hitler: The Final Chapter
For years, the idea that Adolf Hitler died in his bunker in 1945 has been contested – and this show reveals exactly why. Join former CIA officer Bob Baer as he investigates the events surrounding the alleged suicide of the Führer. What starts as a mission to prove Hitler’s death turns into something far more sinister when claims that the Nazis escaped to South America were founded in fact, not fiction. Even scarier, the ideals of a madman are making their way onto US soil.
Sunday, 21 February on History (DStv Channel 186) at 20:15
Labor of Love
A captivating new reality game show that pushes the limits of love, romance and relationships. More than just a dating show, it’s a cross between The Bachelor and The Surrogates. A woman who is ready to start a family but has yet to meet the love of her life decides to pick her partner from 15 aspiring fathers-to-be. Each week, the mother-to-be put the men through challenges that put their parenting and partnership skills to the test – with the help of host Kristin Davis (Sex and the City) as her only council.
Tuesday, 23 February on Lifetime (DStv Channel 131) at 21:00
Station 19 S4
When the now-famous COVID-19 pandemic hits Seattle, the Station 19 crew lean on each other for support. Andy (Jaina Lee Ortiz) tries to make sense of her mother’s return while Maya (Danielle Savre) is heartbroken by the loss of her brother. Meanwhile, Jack (Grey Damon) is torn between his partner and the man he’s dating. And it’s all-hands-on-deck when a group of teenagers unintentionally start a wildfire while trying to escape from an infected party.
Monday, 22 February on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 19:30
Grey’s Anatomy S17
Amid the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Grey Sloan Memorial and its surgeons’ lives have been turned upside down. The season 17 premiere picks up one month into the pandemic and it’s all-hands-on-deck as Meredith, Bailey and the rest of the hospital’s doctors find themselves on the frontline of a new era. Meanwhile, an accidental fire has first responders from Station 19 bringing patients to the hospital for treatment.
Monday, 22 February on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 20:30