The Calabash, Braxton Family Values, Strip the City, Lorraine Pascale: How To Be A Better Cook and SO MUCH MORE on DStv

DStv And GOtv Extend #ShowYourLove Competition

Are you mad about football? Then good news for you!  GOtv/DStv is extending the #ShowYourLove competition in order to increase your chances of winning an all exclusive viewing party…Here is what you have to do to WIN! Show your love with SuperSport and DStv/GOtv by sharing an image of yourself on our DStv Gh or GOtv Facebook page showing us how you are supporting your national team, the Black Stars, as they play in the Africa Cup of Nations

Be as creative as you can – wear the team colors, paint your face or whatever that will better your chances of winning. The winner will receive the opportunity to host an all-expense paid viewing party for 20 friends at their home during the semifinals/finals. It’s on!

Terms &Conditions apply http://www.dstv.com/News/Ghana-show-your-love-for-the-Black-Stars/115095

Happy Republic Day India!

On the occasion of the Republic day of India, Multichoice Ghana has the great pleasure to extend their warmest congratulations and wishes of happiness and prosperity for the whole of the Indian community in Ghana

The Calabash airs on Mondays and Tuesdays on Africa Magic Showcase (108) at 10:30 GMT

New this January is The Calabash, a drama series exclusive to AfricaMagic. The series revolves around an ailing bank so desperate to avoid liquidation that its management employs unscrupulous measures to force employees to deliver on ridiculous targets set for them. It features an exciting line-up of actors like Alexandra Nwokedi, Colette Nwadike, Charles Ukpong, and Christopher Okagbue amongst them.

Braxton Family Values Tuesday 27 January 2015 on Vuzu Amp (116) at 4:00PM GMT

Braxton Leading Lady’. Evelyn is ready to take the next step in her love life and starts dating again. Trina makes a business decision that gets a dramatic response.

Lorraine Pascale: How To Be A Better Cook airs on BBC Lifestyle (174) on Tuesdays at 7:35 GMT

With plenty of deceptively easy recipes and fantastic tips, Lorraine Pascale shows people with no kitchen confidence how to pull off an impressive meal for friends and family. On one episode she helps 52-year-old builder who has never cooked a meal in his life, to master a delicious Mediterranean-inspired menu.  Later on she helps a mother of three and foster carer, who would love to create homemade family meals but ends up relying on frozen food.

Strip the City airs on Discovery World (187) on Tuesdays at 8:00 GMT

How do Dubai’s super skyscrapers stand on the sand? What keeps San Francisco’s biggest structures anchored during earthquakes? Find out, and explore the geological, architectural and technological foundations of the world’s largest cities. Stunning animation peels back walls, rolls up tarmac, drains oceans and rivers, and slices through rock to expose the hidden infrastructure beneath London, Rome, Dubai, Sydney, Toronto and San Francisco. From the vast network of transport tunnels beneath London to the snowstorm proof towers of Toronto, uncover the geological and structural wonders that continue to shape the cities and lives of the people who live there.

Preachers’ Daughters Season 2 airs on Lifetime (131) on Wednesdays at 6:00 GMT 

Ever wondered what happens behind closed doors? Preachers’ Daughters is a series following the trials and tribulations of three teenage girls that are pastor’s daughters. We’ll follow their lives individually as they deal with the daily pressures of life as a typical teenager and honour traditions and rituals within their home. How will they balance the temptation of everyday life and the pressure of faith under the disconcerting eye of their fathers? As temptation, redemption, guilt and the path to right and wrong collide, will these preachers’ daughters choose sin or salvation?

My Five Wives Premieres on TLC Entertainment (172) on Wednesday 28 January at 6:55 GMT

Meet the Williamses, a progressive polygamist family who believe in love and commitment rather than religion. Despite on-going hardships within their community, this modern family presents a fresh and honest look at a very controversial lifestyle. Brady and the ladies in his life will face all kinds of problems in their marriages, especially when issues between the wives escalate. And when Christmas comes around, the stakes are high for Brady as he must juggle the affections of all the women in his life.

V Republic on TLC AfricaMagic Showcase (108) on Wednesday 28 January at 8:30 GMT

Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s V REPUBLIC follows the lives of 4 beautiful Ghanaian ladies as they journey through their professional and love lives.  Their not so perfect lives are thrown together by events which creates a convenient platform for relationships beyond their wildest dreams. The 26-episode series stars Award-winning actress, Joselyn Dumas (who plays Mansa Baiden); Nikki Samonas (Gina Moses); Christabel Ekeh (Laura Gaize) and Jasmine Baroudi (Tilly Walsh).

Tune into the best of African entertainment on Africamagic.

Oprah: Where Are They Now airs on TLC Entertainment (172) on Thursday 29 January at 6:55 GMT

“Pregnant man” were the two words Oprah never thought she’d say before she talked to Thomas Beatie in 2008. Find out what happened after he and his wife, Nancy, were on that history-making show. Then, catch up with a stay-at-home dad who was raising 1-year-old quintuplets. Now, the kids are preteens. See if this dad is still embracing his role as Mr. Mom.

The Fixer S4 M-Net West (101 )Thursday 29 January 2015 7:30PM GMT

The State Of The Union’. Golden Globe nominated actress Kerry Washington stars as Olivia Pope, a ‘fixer’ for the White House. President Fitz delivers the State Of The Union address in this episode.

Fashion Police: The 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards on E! Entertainment (124) on Friday 30 January at 12:15PM GMT 

At the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards, there were many celebs that rocked incredible styles and fashion on the red carpet, others simply did not! Join new hostess Kathy Griffin and the old crew as they recap fashion dos and don’ts at this year’s ceremony. Remember everything you wear can and will be used against you!

Kiddies Entertainment on JimJam every Saturday at 8:00 GMT and 3:00 GMT

This week, Kiddies can look forward to Thumbelina, which tells the much-loved children’s tale of a little girl who is born the size of her mother’s thumb. Thumbelina’s small size often makes her feel isolated but when she meets Prince Cornelius. However, Thumbelina is faced with trials and tribulations that remind us to persevere through obstacles and follow our hearts.

Sisters At War on AfricaMagic Showcase on Sunday 1 February at 7:00 GMT

Sisters at war follows sibling rivalry as it intensifies dramatically when the protective father of two warring sisters unexpectedly dies and leaves the entire family fortune in the older sister’s hands. The cast of this thrilling movie includes the talented and multi-skilled, Yvonne Nelson, Jackie Appiah and Artus Frank.

Fashion Bloggers airs on E!Entertainment (124) on Sundays at 8:00 GMT

Discover the hottest trends in fashion, beauty and entertainment with an exclusive new reality series that features a sneak peek into the lives of Australia’s top lifestyle bloggers. From a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how they put their posts together, via how they style their ‘outfit of the day’, and onto their personal lives and the unglamorous side of success – discover how these women went from blogging about what they love to become mini-celebrities at the cutting edge of fashion trends

Hollywood Exes Vuzu Amp (114) Sunday 1 February at 12:30PM GMT

Drea dives headfirst into wedding planning with the help of Tony. However, suspicious about Drea’s fiancé, Tony seizes the opportunity to air his grievances when Shanna throws a poker party at her home.

How To Get Away With Murder Vuzu Amp (114) Monday 2 February at 7:00PM GMT

Let’s Get To Scooping’. Annalise and her students uncover a shocking truth while investigating the case of Marren Trudeau, founder and CEO of a major brokerage firm, who has recently been arrested for insider trading.

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.

  • Eureleague Basketball
  • Confederation of African Football AFCON
    Traffic Cops Season 2
  • Crossbones
  • The Calabash Season 1
  • Windeck
  • The Mentalist
  • Pretty Little Liars
  • White Collar
  • How to Get Away with Murder
  • The Fixer

THIS WEEK ON BOX OFFICE

Don’t miss out on these blockbusters available on BoxOffice, enjoy your week with these movies

Cuban Fury

Despite sounding like a Latin martial-arts movie, “Cuban Fury” does not star the Jackie Chan of Havana. Instead, it’s an eager-to-please British underdog comedy about a former swivel-hipped teen salsa sensation who stages a middle-age comeback to impress the woman he loves.

Director: James Griffiths

Writers: Jon Brown, Nick Frost (original idea)

Stars: Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Chris O’Dowd

Breathe in

When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family’s relationships and alters their lives forever.

Director: Drake Doremus

Writers: Drake Doremus, Ben York Jones

Stars: Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce, Mackenzie Davis

Adult World

Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she’s destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

Director: Scott Coffey

Writer: Andy Cochran

Stars: Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, John Cusack

Begin Again

A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.

Director: John Carney

Writer: John Carney

Stars: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine

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