#GhanaGist: Searching for Maria, Hell House, Dora And Friends, Shades of Blue & SO MUCH MORE on DStv this week

Raging Passion airs on Africa Magic Showcase at 7:00pm – Premium

An all-round player, who out of character falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. He is determined to win her love and will stop at nothing to achieve this objective, even if he has to employ some measure of mischief. Starring; Chidi Mokeme, Mary Remmy and Blossom Chukwujekwu.

Billions Tue 26 Jan 2016, 12:00am| M-Net Edge (113) – Premium

Wealth, influence and corruption collide in this drama set in New York. Shrewd U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is embroiled in a high-stakes game of predator vs. prey with the ambitious hedge-fund king, Bobby Axelrod. To date, Rhoades has never lost an insider trading case — he’s 81-0 — but when criminal evidence turns up against Axelrod, he proceeds cautiously in building the case against Axelrod, who employs Rhoades’ wife, psychiatrist Wendy, as a performance coach for his company. Both men use their intelligence, power and influence to outmaneuver the other in this battle over billions.

Morning Alarm Tue 26 Jan 2016, 06:34am | Maisha Magic BONGO (160) – Access/Family/Compact/Compact Plus/Premium

Two struggling but hardworking best friends, meet a beautiful woman on the run from the police. Unbeknownst to them, this woman will be their downfall.

My Kitchen Rules UK Tue 26 Jan 2016, 6:02pm | BBC Lifestyle (174) – Premium

Baking queen Lorraine Pascale and Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton scour the nation to find the best home cooks. Round one is to launch a pop-up restaurant.

Top Gear: Special: Best Of British Wed 27 Jan 2016, 6:00pm | BBC Brit (120) – Compact/Compact Plus/Premium

A look back at some of Top Gear’s finest encounters with the very best and worst of British cars.

Shades of Blue Wed 27 Jan 2016, 6:30PM | M-Net (101) – Premium

Jennifer Lopez stars as New York detective Harlee Santos, a single mother who runs with a group of dirty cops, taking her cut of the bribes and protection money to give her bright and promising daughter the best life possible and a leg up for a better future. However, all good things must come to an end and she is caught by the FBI, which forces her to turn informant on her cop family. Harlee struggles to walk a line between loyalty, honor and betrayal, all the while working to keep everything together for her daughter.

The Flash Thu 28 Jan 2016 1:00pm | Vuzu Amp (114) – Premium

The Fury of Firestorm; Barry and the team look for another Firestorm match for Dr. Stein, but when they meet Jefferson ‘Jax’ Jackson, Caitlin has her reservations.

Clipped Thu 28 Jan 2016 5:30pm | M-Net City (115) – Compact/Compact Plus/Premium

Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. The series stars Mike Castle and Ashley Tisdale

Suits Fri 29 Jan 2016, 00:30am | M-Net (101) – Premium

The best legal closer in town takes a brilliant young college dropout under his wing. Together, they tackle some of New York’s most challenging cases.

Dora And Friends Fri 29 Jan 2016, 5:20pm | Nick Jr (307)- Compact/Compact Plus/Premium

We Save A Pirate Ship!”. To save the Pirate Festival, Dora and her friends have to rescue an old ship from nasty pirates that want its treasure.

Hell House Sat 30 Jan 2016, 8:00pm | IDx (171) – Premium

Each episode tells the harrowing tale of a house with a malevolent backstory. Ghastly crimes occurred within these four walls over and over again. Bouts of unexplained insanity that ended in bloody rampages, mysterious disappearances, strange ‘accidents’, suicides, and murder after horrific murder. Have these unspeakable crimes left behind a residual evil? Or did the house itself cause the inhabitants to commit these grisly acts?

Live From the Red Carpet Sat 30 Jan 2016, 11:00pm | E! Entertainment Television (124) – Access/Family/Compact/Compact Plus/Premium

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 2015, will be presented on January 30, 2016 and E! will walk the red carpet with the stars

Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron Sun 31 Jan 2016, 6:00pm | M-Net (101) – Premium

A blockbuster sequel to the star studded super hero film. This time The Avengers face greatest villain yet, an A.I. they created that is hell bent on destroying the world. You can also catch it on M-Net Movies Premiere at 20:30 CAT. The movie features an all-star cast of Robert Downey Jnr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo.

Just Jillian Sun 31 Jan 2016, 7:00pm | E! Entertainment Television (124) – Access/Family/Compact/Compact Plus/Premium

An entrepreneur, fitness mogul and TV megastar, Jillian Michaels has amassed legions of fans from across the world with her tough-as-nails personality, popular workouts and unforgettable appearance on The Biggest Loser. Tune in to DStv for an exclusive look behind the scenes at Jillian’s life, as she juggles business, family, friendships, victories, failures, and everything in between. This docu-series takes an unfiltered and authentic look at this dynamic and surprisingly sensitive superstar’s private world and family.

How To Get Away With Murder Mon 1 Feb 2016, 6:00PM | Vuzu Amp (114) – Premium

Annalise Keating, law professor and criminal defense attorney at Middleton University, selects five students to intern at her firm: Wes Gibbins, Connor Walsh, Michaela Pratt, Asher Millstone, and Laurel Castillo—along with Annalise’s employees Frank Delfino and Bonnie Winterbottom, an associate lawyer.

Vera Mon 01 Feb 2016, 6:00pm | ITV Choice (123)- Premium

Shambolic yet brilliant detective DCI Vera Stanhope returns to face a number of daunting cases, all set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Northumberland countryside.

Searching for Maria Mon 1 Feb 2016, 5:00pm | EVA (141) – Premium

A story about a women, a victim of abuse and revenge from her husband, finds herself traumatized as he throws their son into the sea. Even though shocked and trying to escape her troubles, her son is saved from drowning and begins his heroic quest for his mother.

Mind of a Murder Mon 1 Feb 2016, 7:00pm | Crime + Investigation (170) – Premium

Dr Michelle Ward goes behind bars to interview violent murderers and offer insight into what drives people to kill. Dr Ward possesses a unique ability to push murderers to the limit, getting them to admit things they wouldn’t confess to anyone else. She is trained to go beyond excuses and get to the psychological core of why people commit heinous acts – and she does it alone in a room, face-to-face with coldblooded killers.

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