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DStv HIghlights For The Week

Bonus Channels Exclusive to DStv Now

DStv Now, the recently launched brand new app that gives you sport, movies, series and so much more is launching three bonus channels; ShortsTV, Ginx TV and Eurochannel, that will only be available on the DStv Now app for a limited period. This marks an unprecedented move for MultiChoice as new channels usually hit linear television first.

The DStv Now app is free to download and is available to all DStv customers.  The video content on DStv Now is available exclusively to DStv Premium PVR customers and can be watched via an Android phone/tablet or iOS phone/tablet.  Relevant data costs will apply when streaming content.

Shorts TV, Ginx TV and Eurochannel will be available for three months from mid-March to mid June 2015.

Visit for details.

Africa Magic Refreshes Urban Channel

Africa Magic, the continent’s foremost provider of African entertainment content, has announced a change to its Africa Magic Urban Movies channel (DStv channel 153). The channel, previously renowned for its focus on contemporary movies, is expanding to also feature short format content including sitcoms, soaps, magazine and reality shows.

The change, which takes effect from the 16th of March, 2015 at 12:00 CAT, will also see the channel remove its ‘movies’ descriptor as it will henceforth simply be known as Africa Magic Urban. According to the Regional Director, M-Net (West), Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, this is part of Africa Magic’s ongoing development strategy, as the brand continues to enhance the viewer experience whilst ensuring its channels are clearly defined by content and name.

For more information on the exciting Africa Magic channels and programme changes, simply visit www.africamagic.tvand

Braxton Family Values Wednesday 11 March 2015 11:30PM Vuzu Amp (116)

The Sisters get surprise visits from brother Michael and Trina’s husband Gabe. Tensions rise as the girls struggle to make progress on their album.

Witness: Hip Hop Hijabis Wednesday 11 March 2015 4:30PM | Al Jazeera (406)

Al Jazeera‘s Witness documentaries bring world issues into view through courageous and inspiring stories.

The films cover conflict, belief, the past and the future and bring new stories to light.

In this episode of Witness:

This universal story about friendship, love and idealism, features at its heart, Muneera andSukina, and is broadcast to coincide with International Women’s Day.

Known as Poetic Pilgrimage Witness follows the British Hip Hop duo’s journey as they go on tour with their music.

The film explores the desire they have to reconcile their conversion to Islam with their strong feminist sensibilities and Jamaican roots. They meet new audiences, some of whom are Muslims who consider music and public female performances to be forbidden.

Music guides them to new discoveries about the wider world of the Islamic faith and the revelation that they share this journey with other Muslim women around the globe.

Empire Wednesday 11 March 2015 7:00PM GMT | FOX (125)

Lucious Lyon is the king of hip-hop. An immensely talented artist, the CEO of Empire Entertainment and a former street thug, his reign has been unchallenged for years.

But all that changes, when he learns he has a disease that is going to render him crippled and incapacitated in a matter of three years.

The clock is ticking, and he must groom one of his three sons to take over his crowning achievement, without destroying his already fractured family.     

Tamar & Vince Thursday 12 March 2015 11:30AM Vuzu Amp (114)

Superdome Superstar’. Tamar pours everything into her whirlwind solo tour and faces her biggest show yet at New Orleans Superdome. Tamar is challenged on the runway at a Miami fashion show.

Real Housewives of Atlanta S7 Thursday 12 March 2015 6:30PM | Vuzu Amp (114)

Phaedra and Apollo experience an emotionally draining day as he prepares to face his day in court and receive his sentence from the judge.

After returning from a whirlwind vacation, Kenya attempts to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of her dispute with Porsha. Now free of NeNe, Cynthia resolves to take both her business and personal life to the next level.

NeNe takes a break from Atlanta and heads to Vegas where she is busy rehearsing for “Zumanity” Cirque du Soleil’s sexy, risqué show. Still glowing from wedding bliss, Kandi and Todd prepare for his daughter, Kaela, to come live with them.

Fresh Off the Boat Thursday 12 March 2015 6:10PM | FOX (125)

It’s 1995 and 12-year-old hip hop-loving Eddie Huang has just moved with his family from Chinatown in Washington DC to suburban Orlando, Florida. They quickly discover things are very different there. Orlando doesn’t even have a Chinatown… unless you count the Huang house.

The move is precipitated by Eddie’s dad, Louis, who is the new, proud owner-operator of Cattleman’s Ranch, an “All-American” Steakhouse, but Louis is hiding the fact that business isn’t as booming as he had hoped – or promised his finance-driven wife, Jessica – it would be.

Satisfaction Thursday 12 March 2015 10:00PM | M-Net Edge Africa (113)

When Neil Truman finds his wife in a compromising (and passionate) embrace with another man, it’s a turning point in their relationship when he discovers that she’s actually paying the man for sex, because she feels under appreciated.

Complex questions about marriage and the grey areas of sex and love are about to be explored, through the lens of this very unconventional couple.

Wild Survivor Friday 13 March 2015 4:00PM | Nat Geo Wild (182)

He’s passionate about the natural world and loves living off the land, but can Phil Breslin survive Australia and New Zealand’s most extreme locations with nothing more than the shirt on his back?

Abandoned on a desert island in the dangerous and remote waters off the Kimberley coast in far North Western Australia, Phil Breslin, must find his way home with nothing more than a spear and a traditional raft.

Watch Wild Survivor on Friday 13 March at 4:00PM on Nat Geo Wild.

Top: First Girls to Have Friday 13 March 2015 7:00PM | TRACE Sport Stars (188)

Take an in-depth look at some of the greatest pioneers in women’s sport. In this episode we get closer to the groundbreaking women who’ve set the standard or opened doors for others to follow.

Stars who feature include racing driver Danica Patrick; Ronda Rousey, the first female fighter to sign with UFC; and Martina Hingis, a tennis champion, and the first woman to appear on the cover of American men’s magazine GQ.

Tune in for Top: First Girls to Have, Friday 13 March on TRACE Sport Stars at 7:00PM.

Friday Night Live Concert @ My River Friday 13 March 2015 7:00PM | FAITH (341)



A live concert which will be taking place at River Park in East London on 13 March.

The concert will feature Julius Schultz and the Justin Leigh Band, Shaun P and the Harmony House Ensemble.

Watch Friday Night Live Concert @ My River on Friday 13 March at 7:00PM on FAITH.

Focus: B.o.B Saturday 14 March 2015 12:00PM | TRACE Urban (325)


After scoring two hit singles with Nothin’ On You and Airplanes, and topping charts across the world, B.o.B burst into view as one of the most exciting young stars in hip-hop. In this show TRACE Urban dedicates 60 minutes to the American songwriter, showcasing his best music videos to date.

Dora The Explorer: Dora’s Fairy-Tale AdventurE Saturday 14 March 2015 7:00PM | Nick Jr (307)





While out adventuring one day Dora and Boots discover Fairy-Tale Land! The pair are thrilled with where their explorations have lead them, however they soon discover there’s a wicked witch living in their new favourite place!


Tune in to Nick Jr on Saturday 14 March at 7:00 to watch this enchanting episode ofDora The Explorer

Honeymoon Hotel Sunday 15 March 2015 7:00PM AfricaMagic Showcase (DStv 151)




Love is a beautiful experience, but keeping a relationship and making it work, needs a joint effort and letting go of the past, in pursuit of a future together. In Honeymoon Hotel, couples must leave the past behind and look to a brighter future even as their past knocks during their honeymoon. Tune in Sunday 15 March at 7pm





Tanu Weds Manu Sunday 15 March 2015 10:00AM | Zee World (166)


Manu comes to India to find a bride. His marriage is arranged to Tanu who has no plan of marrying him.

R. Madhavan as Manoj Sharma (Manu)
Kangna Ranaut as Tanuja Trivedi (Tanu)
Jimmy Shergill as Raja Awasthi





The Other Woman Sunday 15 March 2015 20:30 | M-Net Movies Premiere (103)




Two women discover that they’ve been deceived by a man. After finding out that she’s the other woman, a lawyer decides to take down her cheating ex – one affair at a time.

Cameron Diaz as Carly Whitten
Leslie Mann as Kate King
Kate Upton as Amber
Nicki Minaj as Lydia






Quest Means Business Monday 16 March 2015 22:00 | CNN International (401)


For the latest news in business, make sure to tune in to CNN.

Richard Quest brings you the latest stories from around the world and dissects the market trends.



How to Get Away With Murder Monday 16 March 2015 6:30PM GMT | Vuzu Amp Africa (114)




Hello, Raskolnikov’. Annalise challenges her students to solve some of the most difficult criminal cases that her law firm takes on. She selects a group of the smartest students to come work for her.

Rent 3 Movies and You Could Win a Smart TV

Enjoy hit after hit with the very best in movie RENTertainment on BoxOffice. Starting this Valentine’s month BoxOffice is giving away 5 Smart TVs. All you have to do is rent to Win! Rent any 3 movies or more on your PVR to stand a chance to win ONE of FIVE massive Smart TVs.

Competition runs till 30 April 2015. The competition is exclusive to the PVR and runs month-to-month during this period. So each month you have a chance to win a Smart TV and enjoy an even bigger blockbuster experience on BoxOffice. The more you rent the more chances you get into the draw. Rent 3 movies and get one entry – renting more than 3 gets you an additional entry for every additional rental.

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This week on Catch Up

Did you miss one of your favourite shows or movies last week?  No sweat, we have a great selection of series, movies, sporting shows and actuality programming that is available for you to Catch Up when it suits you.


Remember you can access DStv Catch Up via your PVR, Explora and online here.  There’s a huge selection of content available online that you can stream, and you can also download the DStv Player to download shows and movies to watch later, at your convenience.

This week’s highlights:

Returning for another season:

  • Grimm S4
  • Traffic Cops S10
  • The Curse of Oak Island S2
  • Jane And Abel S3

Here’s a list of other great shows you can expect to find in the DStv Catch Up playlist on your Explora:

  • Broadchurch
  • Vikings
  • Chicago Fire
  • NCIS Los Angeles
  • Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Two and a Half Men
  • How to Get Away With Murder
  • For Better or Worse
  • Nashville
  • Graceland
  • Dominion
  • Suits
  • Mind Games
  • The Mentalist
  • The Fixer
  • Elementary
  • Modern Family
  • 2 Broke Girls
  • Mom
  • Gotham
  • About a Boy
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • Supernatural
  • Black-ish
  • Criminal Minds
  • The Flash
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Major Crimes
  • Mysteries of Laura
  • The Flash
  • CSI
  • Blue Bloods
  • Pretty Little Liars
  • Anger Management
  • Haven
  • The Honourable Woman
  • Jewel for Jim
  • V-Republic
  • Calabash
  • Hotel Majestic
  • Windeck
  • Mashariki Mix
  • Tinsel
  • 53 Extra
  • Jara
  • Mr. & Mrs. Singh
  • Rush


To access DStv Catch Up on your PVR:

–          Press TV GUIDE

–           Scroll down to select “DSTV CATCH UP” and press OK


To access DStv Catch Up on your Explora:

–          Press the CATCH UP button on your Explora remote


Remember, we update all of these shows on a weekly basis, so make sure you never miss a moment.  Check out DStv Catch Up today.


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