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DStv Highlights for the week

Disney Princess Academy airs on Disney Channel on Mondays in September at 16:05 CAT

In this brand new series, seven little girls learn core princess values, new skills and how to apply them. In each short, one little girl meets her fairy godmother mentor and learns to become a Disney princess in that specific skill. Then she graduates and gets a princess badge and diploma. Tune in to find out how these young girls are transformed from ordinary girls to dreamy princesses.

Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club on BBC Lifestyle on Wednesday 10 September at 20:00 CAT

Mates since childhood, Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty pair up to open a pop-up café on Southend pier. They also take to the continent to pit the best of British food against Europe’s finest. There’s some tasty cooking from Jamie, a bit of foodie science from Jimmy, and a lot of laughs with some special friends, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Gary Barlow, Alan Carr and Jonathan Ross. Throughout the series, Jamie and Jimmy put their reputations on the line as they head off to the continent in their trusty Ford Capri to take on the best that Europe’s cuisines have to offer.


You Have Been Warned premieres on Discovery HD Showcase on Wednesday 10 September at 20:05 CAT

A brand new third series offers another fast-paced countdown of the world’s top 20 YouTube home-made science stunts and experiments. Each episode finds the cleverest, funniest, most daring, outrageous or just downright bizarre clips, and employs a top cast of the world’s best science experts to unpack and explain them for viewers. Across the series we meet a one-wheeled motorbike in the US, the Brazilian man who can hold his breath for over 22 minutes, tiny helicopters that can lift a woman in Germany, and the Finnish man who can fly with his own rocket boots!

Oprah Prime: Pharrell Williams airs on TLC Entertainment on Thursday 11 September at 20:00 CAT

Oprah meets up with seven-time Grammy® winner Pharrell Williams, one of the most innovative and sought-after artists in the music industry today. On the heels of his number one hit “Happy,” a single off the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, for which he received an Oscar® nomination, Oprah and Pharrell discuss his critically acclaimed album G I R L and his rise to fame. Plus, Pharrell shares how his creative vision has propelled him to music stardom. They also discuss his recent marriage to Helen Lasichanh and fatherhood.

Coming to America airs on Sony Entertainment on Friday 12 September at 20:00 CAT

Comedy kings Eddie Murphy (Beverly Hills Cop, Shrek) and Arsenio Hall (The Arsenio Hall Show) play multiple roles in this hijinks-filled comedy. Murphy stars as a pampered African prince who rebels against his arranged marriage and heads to America – in disguise – to find a bride he can love and respect. Expect hilarious culture-clash antics in abundance!

The Ride on MTV, Sunday 14 September at 20:30 CAT

The ride is a new music driven series for MTV’s global networks following today’s biggest artists as they reveal the most game-changing moments that “made them” – and transformed their lives – culminating in the #1 most important moment that changed everything. There’s nothing more powerful than an artist speaking their truth. The Ride gives today’s most talented performers a direct link to fans to tell their story.

Now You See Me on M-Net Movies Premiere on Sunday 14 September at 20:30 CAT

An FBI agent hunts for the secrets of four Las Vegas illusionists who pull off bank heists during performances. Intriguing viewing showing the closer you look, the less you see.


Loyal DStv and GOtv subscribers have been rewarded by Multichoice Ghana over the last month, and will continue to be rewarded over the next 2 months, with the DStv Explora promotion and the GOtvGO2Win promotion.

DStv active subscribers who pay their monthly subscription before their due date are entered into a draw to win an Explora decoder.  The DStv EXplora is HD, has instant replay, ultra slo-mo & rewind and up to 220 hours of recording space. Viewers can pause live TV for up to 2 hours, retain buffering when changing channels, conduct word searches and even personalize individual user themes.

GOtv susbcribers have not been left out and should download the 2GO chat app and click on the GOtv ad to enter the competition and win a 32″ HiSense tv!

This month there is a trip to London up for grabs for DStv Box Office subscribers. BoxOffice gives you the perfect excuse to plan a big family night in. Now you can rent any of the 20 blockbuster movies from the comfort of your own couch, and keep them for 48 hours.

Watch out for more exciting DStv and GOTv competitions.  For more information visit and

The Amazing Spider-man 2

Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of super villains against him, impacting on his life.

Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone

**Remember to rent this movie and you could win an fantastic trip for two to London!*

3 Days to Kill

A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high-stakes life to build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission.

Genre: Action/Drama/Thriller

Starring: Kevin Costner, Amber Heard, Hailee Steinfeld

The Other Woman (from 8th September 2014)

After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he’s been cheating on and they discover another affair, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge.

Genre: Comedy/Romance

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (from 8th September 2014)

Thirteen year old Mister’s mother is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects.

Genre: Drama

Starring: Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jordin Sparks

Lone Survivor(from 12th September 2014)

Four Navy SEALs, on an ill-fated covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative, are ambushed by enemy forces in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan.

Genre: Action/Biography/Drama

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return

Dorothy wakes up in Kansas to find it devastated by a tornado. She suddenly finds herself transported back to Oz in a giant rainbow to help her old friends the Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion.

Genre: Animation/Family/Musical

Starring: Lea Michele, Martin Short, Hugh Dancy

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa 0.5

An unrated version of Bad Grandpa which includes over 40 minutes of additional outtakes and interviews.

Genre: Comedy

Starring: Johnny Knoxville


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