ON THE box
The Little Unicorn
SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 4pm This endearing 2002 TV movie sees a child grieving when her pony dies, until she encounters a baby unicorn.
My Mzansi Adventure eKasi+ (OpenView HD channel 105), 8.30pm An exciting reality travel series that showcases the beauty and allure of South Africa’s places, history and people.
Fox (DStv channel 125), 6.55pm Burns appoints Homer the nuclear power plant’s new account man and Lisa becomes Bart’s mentor.
The Mindy Project
Vuzu Amp (DStv channel 116), 5pm NEW SEASON It is the beginning of “firsts” for Mindy and Danny as they try to set new relationship boundaries for each other in the office.
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 9.30pm NEW SEASON Continue your catch-up of this multiple award-winning iconic series starring the late James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano. The third season kicks off with the feds cooking up a scheme.
Just Kidding – Only Joking
e.tv (DStv channel 194), 8.30pm One of the first nonverbal candid camera series. The Just for Laughs team hand-picked the very best gags to create a 14-part series. See unsuspecting people get roped into funny situations. Go on, you know you want to.
Comics’ Choice Awards 2015
Vuzu Amp (DStv channel 116), 10.30pm The annual SA Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards turned five this year. Catch this hilarious event spiced with sketches, stand-up impressionists and witty one-liners delivered by South Africa’s top comedians.
M-Net Edge (DStv channel 102), 8pm NEW SHOW Fast-paced political thriller from the writer of Grey’s Anatomy. In the series premiere, Sergeant Odelle Ballard stumbles on an explosive secret that places her at the centre of an international cover-up.
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 10.30pm This TV movie sees two brothers on a mission to get rid of their stepfather. When things go wrong, they decide to run away from home in search of a better life. Starring Mlungisi Mtuli.
SABC2 (DStv channel 192), 8.30pm The sitcom follows Anthony and Lisa Stallworth as they juggle kids, work and in-laws in this hilarious look at middle class African-American life.
SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 8.30pm This drama series pits young political science PhD student Sihle Dlamini against Aquarius – a secret organisation that has been around for more than five decades. Sihle discovers a link between the deaths of five prominent South Africans that leads her to believe the evil group is out to destabilise the country and assassinate the president.
Fox (DStv channel 125), 5.10pm While investigating a shocking ritualistic murder, Beckett and her team uncover surprising evidence linking Castle to the killing.
Oh Shucks! Here Comes U.N.T.A.G
e.tv (DStv channel 194), 8.30pm A South African comedy film and Leon Schuster’s big screen debut about a rugged farmer named Kwagga “The Lion Killer” Robertse having to deal with a corrupt major in the UN peace corps.
Vuzu Amp (DStv channel 114), 7pm NEW SEASON Vuzu Amp’s acclaimed reality show returns for a third season. The series, starring Thomas Gumede, Siyabonga “Scoop” Ngwekazi and Lungile “Lungsta” Radu, raises the ante with even crazier antics, wilder story lines and more theatrics from the famous trio.
Vuzu (DStv channel 116), 7pm NEW SHOW Comedian Kym Whitley and her friends raise a baby together in this reality series. In the opener, Kym receives a call informing her that she is the legal guardian of a newborn boy.
e.tv (DStv channel 194), 2.30pm This 1994 TV animation about everlasting love sees a powerhungry sorcerer transform a princess into a swan by day.
Vuzu Amp (DStv channel 114), 8.30pm NEW SEASON The music reality competition series is back. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr, this is the 15th (and allegedly final) season.
Married at First Sight
Lifetime (DStv channel 131), 8.50pm NEW SEASON The original series returns as six more brave souls, yearning for romance and a loving partnership, agree to a provocative proposal and get married at first sight. The perennial question is always around how long such spontaneous marriages can last.
Lira: Captured Tour
Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 6pm Lira offers fans a unique experience with her Captured Tour, performing her popular hits and even covering Sade’s Sweetest Taboo and Phil Collins’ Another Day in Paradise.
Fox (DStv channel 125), 1.40pm Will teaches the kids a valuable lesson about self-acceptance through the music of Lady Gaga.
THE MINDY PROJECT
THE LITTLE UNICORN
COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS