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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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29 October: Four couples compete in The Block by decorating their houses in the smash hit Australian reality show. (M-Net, 17:30).
30 October: Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 America about integration in the musical Hairspray. (M-Net Movies All Stars on DStv, 14:22)
31 October: Remember the band Pulp? Go behind the scenes of their last concert in Pulp: A film about life, death and supermarkets. (SundanceTV on DStv, 11:50)
1 November: Jeremy Clarkson joins the panel of QI, the funniest quiz show on TV. (BBC Brit on DStv, 21:15)
2 November: Eva and Jesper map out the possible terror targets in Greyzone. (M-Net, 23:05)
3 November: Becoming Astrid is a biopic about the author of Pippi Longstocking. (M-Net, 23:45).
4 November: Taboo focuses on people whose lives many would consider unsettling. (National Geographic on DStv, 23:30)

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15 October: Two imprisoned men find redemption in The Shawshank Redemption. The film stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. (M-Net Movies All Stars on DStv, 21:37).
16 October: First Dates SA provides viewers with front row seats as singles put their best selves forward. (BBC Lifestyle on DStv, 20:00)
17 October: A month after Director Vance was kidnapped, Gibbs is assigned the role of acting director in NCIS. (M-Net, 20:00)
18 October: In The Railway Man a British officer confronts the man who tortured him in a POW camp during WWII. (SABC3, 21:30)
19 October: A romance sparks between a young actor (Jaimie Bell) and a Hollywood leading lady (Annette Benning) in Film stars don’t die in Liverpool. (M-Net Movies All Stars on DStv, 20:30)
20 October: Superheroes are treated like outlaws in The Watchmen. (M-Net, 21:00).
21 October: The Odyssey is global explorer Riaan Manser’s search for an ordinary South African to join him in a row across the Atlantic.
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8 October: After faking Granddad’s death, the family wait for the insurance money on Mrs Brown’s Boys. (BBC Brit on DStv, 21:35).
9 October: The Good Doctor is coming to free TV! Now all viewers can see Dr Shaun Murphy saving lives. He suffers from autism. (SABC3, 21:30)
10 October: The Graham Norton Show, the cream of talk shows, returns for the 26th season. RuPaul is one of the guests. (BBC Brit on DStv, 21:00)
11 October: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is worth staying up late for. He does perfect Trump impersonations. (etv, 23:55)
12 October: The residents gather to commemorate Dakota’s statehood in Deadwood, the TV movie that is a fitting end to the TV series. (M-Net Movies Premiere on DStv, 21:55)
13 October: Singles are looking for love on Finding the one, a brand new SA dating show. (M-Net, 18:00).
14 October: Life Itself allows you to follow a couple’s journey from college romance to the birth of their first child. (M-Net Movies Premiere on DStv, 20:00)

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