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Tuesday January 25: Driveways shows a lonesome boy and a retiree becoming friends. SABC3, 23:00.
Wednesday January 26: James Bond has to save MI6 in Skyfall. Javier Bardem is the villain. M-Net Movies 3 on DStv, 21:50.
Thursday January 27: British series Honour shows the murder of Banaz Mahmod, who was murdered for falling in love with the wrong man. M-Net, 22:30.
Friday January 28: It’s Halloween on Ghosts and no, the ghosts don’t celebrate it. M-Net, 22:35.
Friday January 29: Man v Food shows Adam Richman visiting pig out spots in America and eating insane servings of food. Discovery on DStv, 19:05.
Friday January 30: Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman can be seen in The Father, one of the year’s best and most disturbing films. He can be seen as man fading away due to Alzheimer’s. M-Net, 21:05.

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Tuesday January 18: The lives of 16 Kiwi families are thrown in a tumble in Wife Swap NZ. SABC3, 22:00.
Wednesday January 19: Wolfpack shows the 6 Angulo brothers who spent their entire lives locked up in an apartment in New York. SABC3, 21:00.
Thursday January 20: Lie with me follows a British couple who move to Australia after infidelity threatened their marriage. M-Net, 21:30.
Friday January 21: Top sitcom Ghosts shows a couple who move into a house, only to discover that the “previous residents” are still staying there. M-Net, 22:35.
Friday January 22: Fanie Fourie’s Lobola shows an Afrikaans man and a Zulu girl who must navigate their cultural differences before getting married. KykNet on DStv, 20:00.

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Tuesday November 30: Contestants test their Bible knowledge in the American Bible Show. SABC2, 22:00.
Wednesday December 1: Follow a South African filmmaker during his vaccine trial in The Time of the Pandemics. SABC3, 21:00.
Thursday December 2: As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression in Apocalypto. Studio Universal on DStv, 20:00.
Friday December 3: Mick Hucknall of Simply Red performs on All Round to Mrs Brown’s. BBC Prime on DStv, 21:44.
Saturday December 4: Nativity is a South African film about hope, unity and the true Christmas spirit. M-Net, 21:30.
Sunday December 5: Fatman features a rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus fighting to save his declining business. M-Net, 20:05.

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Tuesday November 23: Lady Gaga is one of the guests on The Graham Norton Show. BBC Brit on DStv, 20:00.
Wednesday November 24: Helen Mirren can be seen as Empress Catherine in the magnificent Catherine the Great. BBC Brit on DStv, 21:00.
Thursday November 25: Hairstylists compete to be the best in Cut above the rest. SABC3, 22:00.
Friday November 26: Classic films get reworked in the experimental series Cinema Toast. M-Net. 23:00.
Saturday November 27: The final episode of Deutschland 89 is called “The end of history”. M-Net, 22:30.
Sunday November 28: A rancher clashes with authorities about harbouring a Mexican boy in The Marksman. M-Net, 20:05.

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Tuesday November 9: Emma, set in 1800s England, features a young woman who meddles in the love lives of her friends. M-Net Movies 1 on DStv, 17:55.
Wednesday November 10: Documentary series Sins of the Flesh looks at the troubled relationship between sex and religion. SABC2, 22:00.
Thursday November 11: Priest shows a priest who tracks down vampires who kidnapped his niece. M-Net Movies 2 on DStv, 21:50.
Friday November 12: There is a new captain in the series finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. 1Magic on DStv, 18:00.
Saturday November 13: The brilliant German series Deutschland 89 features the assassination attempt of Helmut Kohl. M-Net, 22:30.
Sunday November 14: The remaining couples dance to songs from musicals on Strictly Come Dancing. BBC Brit on DStv, 19:00

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