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21 January: A family is put to the test in Ben is Back when a drug addicted teenager shows up on Christmas Eve. (M-Net Movies Premiere on DStv, 22:00).
22 January: Civilisations investigate the origins of human creativity such as the 80 000 year old marks in a South African cave. (BBC Earth on DStv, 21:00)
23 January: A husband-and-wife attorney team sort out infidelity and deceit in Couples Court with the Cutlers. (etv, 18:30)
24 January: Will Ferrrell and Amy Poehler take parenting to the next level in The House. (M-Net Movies Smile on DStv, 23:40)
25 January: A widower is unprepared for the dating world in new sitcom The Unicorn. (M-Net, 17:30)
26 January: Spy in the wild puts life-like animatronic animals equipped with cameras into habitats with real animals to attempt to capture the animals’ behaviour in an up-close and unprecedented manner. (SABC3, 18:30).
27 January: Hugh Jackman can be seen as PT Barnum, the inventor of showbiz, in The Greatest Showman. (M-Net Movies Smile on DStv, 20:00)

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10 December: Follow a young Mexican musician into the land of the dead in Disney’s Coco. (Animania on DStv, 20:20).
11 December: Lily reaches a womanly milestone on Modern Family. (M-Net, 19:00)
12 December: British sitcom Agatha Raisin features a PR turned amateur sleuth solving murder mysteries. (BBC First on DStv, 21:05)
13 December: Jerusalema features a criminal who hijacks buildings and
collects rent from the tenants. (etv, 22:00)
14 December: The Who, one of the most legendary bands, appear on The Jonathan Ross Show before releasing their new album. (itvchoice on DStv, 21:00)
15 December: Sasha Lee Olivier will represent South Africa at the Miss World pageant. (SABC3, 21:30).
16 December: Discover the soul of the tall buildings in Secrets of the world’s super skyscrapers. (BBC Earth on DStv, 19:00)

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3 December: Helen Mirren stars as the empress of Russia in Catherine the Great. (BBC First on DStv, 21:45).
4 December: A killer travels throughout Britain via train in The ABC Murders. (BBC First on DStv, 20:00)
5 December: Mel Gibson battles Tina Turner in the classic Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. (M-Net Movies Action on DStv, 17:10)
6 December: Madonna and the breakfast club is a documentary about the superstar and her first band. (M-Net Movies Premiere on DStv, 23:15)
7 December: Louis Fonsi and Ricky Martin, among others, feature in The Latin Grammy Awards. (SABC3, 19:00)
8 December: A musician launches a young singer while his own life is in a downward spiral in A star is born. (M-Net, 20:05).
9 December: 101 Dalmatians is the original classic canine Disney movie with Cruella de Ville. (M-Net Movies Smile on DStv, 19:00).

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12 November: Is long-term weight loss impossible? Find out in Why do I put on weight? (BBC Earth on DStv, 19:00).
13 November: I, Tonya is an award-winning film about the feud between two Olympic ice-skaters. (M-Net Movies All Stars on DStv, 21:21)
14 November: Follow the lives of four people during their drug-induced utopias in Requiem for a dream. (SundanceTV on DStv, 21:00)
15 November: Celebrate twenty years of Kyknet with a spectacular show, K20, starring among others Coenie de Villiers and Early B. (Kyknet on DStv, 20:00)
16 November: Bonnie discovers motherly love in Mom. (M-Net, 18:00)
17 November: A dangerous man with 24 personalities is tracked down in the frightening Glass. (M-Net, 21:10).
18 November: Beatrix Potter’s beloved children’s story comes alive in Peter Rabbit. (M-Net Movies Smile on DStv, 17:25) .

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5 November: Forest Whitaker stars as infamous 60s crime boss Bumpy Johnson in Godfather of Harlem. (1Magic on DStv, 21:30).
6 November: The Conners are back for a second season and Becky gives birth in the first episode. (M-Net, 19:30)
7 November: Two superheroes uncover secrets from the past in Ant-Man and the Wasp. (M-Net Movies Action on DStv, 16:15)
8 November: Four American friends reunite for a wedding in London in Four weddings and a funeral, a comedy series inspired by the 90s classic film. (M-Net, 21:00)
9 November: Famous chef Gordon Ramsay exposes the truth about drug use in Gordon Ramsay on cocaine. (BBC Brit on DStv, 21:00)
10 November: Spike Feresten, former writer on Seinfeld, hosts Car Matchmaker, a program that is part car show, part comedy. (SABC3, 20:30).
11 November: Keira Knightley plays an author who is pushed by her husband to write under his name in Collette. (M-Net Movies Premiere on DStv, 20:00)

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