House of Lies, Top 10: African Scandals, Escape From Hell and SO MUCH MORE on DStv this week

House of Lies – Wednesday 15 October 2014 8.00PM GMT | Vuzu Amp (114) 

Marty and his new Kaan & Associates Pod pursue an organic grocery store CEO.

Jeannie endures Doug reminiscing about the “old team,” while expressing his dislike for their new co-workers at Galweather Stearn. 

Bad Teacher Thursday 16 October 2014 6.00PM GMT | M-Net West (101) 

After breaking up with her rich fiancé, a lazy gold digger returns to teach at middle school to save money for her breast implant surgery.

BET Hip Hop Awards 2014 Friday 17 October 2014 9.00PM GMT | BET (135)

Now in its ninth year, the BET Hip Hop Awards continues to pay homage to a culture that changed the world while highlighting the year’s best in hip hop music.

Celebrating both the biggest names in the game and newcomers on the scene, this awards show salutes the best of the best in hip hop culture.

Back by popular demand the one and only Uncle Snoop (aka Snoop Dogg) returns to host the annual awards show which takes place at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Centre in Atlanta, GA.

Some of the nominees for this year include Drake who’s nominated for Track of the Year and Hip Hop Video of the year. The BET I AM Hip Hop Award went to Doug E Fresh.  image007_opt

Top 10: African Scandals Friday 17 October 2014 7.00PM GMT | TRACE Sport Stars (188)

Golf, cricket, football and more feature on this list of all-African scandals. TRACE Sport Stars have mixed up a wicked combination of headline-grabbing gossip to tickle the taste buds and keep you firmly planted in front of the screen!

Gender confusion, leading a double life, cheating and accusations of rape are just a few of the contentious subjects that have rocked the continent’s biggest sporting stars, but will Hansie Cronje’s match-fixing bowl over the list?

Does Joost van der Westhuizen’s controversial sex tape plant him on top? Or will Oscar Pistorius have the last laugh?

We reveal all in Top 10: African Scandals Friday 17 October at 7.00PM GMT on TRACE Sport Stars.

Winnie the Pooh Sunday 19 October 2014 8.30AM GMT | Disney Junior (309)

Springtime with Roo airs on Sunday 19th October at 10:30

It’s a beautiful day in the Hundred Acre Wood, so Roo, Pooh and Tigger just want to play in the sun. But Rabbit wants help with the spring cleaning.

Can they persuade Rabbit that it’s such a special day and it should be spent having fun?

Escape From Hell Saturday 18 October 2014 6.00PM GMT | TBN (341)

Do you believe in life after death?

Dr. Robinson wants to believe and experience that infinite love and warmth that near death testimonies claim is on the other side of life.

His colleague is on a crusade to alleviate the fear of death and suffering by proving to the world that heaven awaits everyone.

In a moment of desperation, Dr. Robinson faces death and discovers the reality of hell.

Watch Escape from Hell on Saturday 18 October at 6.00PM GMT on TBN.

This week’s highlights: 

Series

NEW SHOWS

Reckless 

When defence attorney, Jamie Sawyer, is hired by disgraced cop, Lee Anne Marcus, in the wake of a sex scandal involving the local police department, she finds herself facing off against Roy Rayder, the newly appointed City Attorney.

The Mysteries of Laura

Based on the popular Spanish series Los Misterios De Laura it follows the life and relationships of a female homicide detective who can handle murderous criminals but not her evil twins.

Stalker 

Stalker is a thriller revolving around two detectives, Beth and Jack, who handle stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD. McDermott’s Jack Larsen is a recent transfer from the Threat Assessment Unit from New York.

Outlander 

A married combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back to 1743 and thrown into the middle of the Scottish rebellion against the British army. Forced by circumstance to marry an outlawed Highlander, she finds herself falling in love and torn between her loyalties to two men in different centuries.

Graceland 

When undercover FBI agent Mike Warren gets assigned to a California beach house, he learns that his new job requires him to do much more than investigate criminals.

Marriage Bootcamp 

Marriage Boot Camp features five outrageous Bridezillas and their husbands living together in the same house to endure an extreme marriage bootcamp.

And returning for new seasons:

  • Criminal Minds (S10)
  • Sleepy Hollow (S2)
  • The Americans (S2)
  • Major Crimes (S3)
  • Defiance (S2)
  • CSI (15)
  • Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (S2)
  • Arrow (S3)
  • About a Boy (S2)
  • Blue Bloods (S5)
  • Pretty Little Liars (S5)
  • DCI Banks (s3)
  • Evil Twins (S28) 

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

  • The Vampire Diaries
  • Mistresses
  • Supernatural
  • The Flash
  • Black-ish
  • Chicago Fire
  • NCIS Los Angeles
  • Homeland
  • Gotham
  • The Night Shift
  • The Mentalist
  • Two and a Half Men
  • Crossing Lines
  • Men at Work
  • Rookie Blue
  • Pramface
  • Last Tango in Halifax
  • Orphan Black
  • Gok Cooks Chinese
  • Pawn Stars SA

And for the kids:

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Sam & Cat
  • Tuff Puppy
  • Fanboy & Chum Chum
  • Avatar
  • Bubb;e Guppies

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.

This week on box office:

Locke

Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eye of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his careful cultivated existence.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson

Director: Steven Knight

Genre: Drama

*available to rent from 13 October 2014

Life of a King

An inspiring teacher instills a group of bad kids with the values of teamwork, self-respect and strategy.

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, LisaGay Hamilton

Director: Jake Goldberger

Genre: Drama

*available to rent from 13 October 2014

Charlie Countryman 

When his late mother appears in a vision and tells him to go to Bucharest, Charlie immediately boards a plane across the Atlantic.  But when he meets a fellow passenger, Charlie finds himself with another promise to fulfill.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen

Director: Fredrik Bond

Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance

*available to rent from 13 October 2014

Belle 

The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England.

Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sam Reid

Director:  Amma Asante

Genre: Drama

* available to rent from 15 October 2014.  

Third Person 

Three interlocking love stories involving three couples in three cities: Rome, Paris and New York.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody

Director: Paul Haggis

Genre: Drama/Romance

* available to rent from 15 October 2014.

One Night in Vegas 

James and Genie an estranged couple must go all the way to Vegas to rekindle a lost sparkle in their relationship, only to find out what happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay in Vegas

Starring: John Dumelo, Yvonne Nelson, Van Vicker

Director: John Uche

Genre: Drama

* available to rent from 17 October 2014.

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