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    DStv October Highlights

    This week, DStv has more horror movies lined up. Naomi Watts is paralysed by fear in the action packed thriller, Shut. A reclusive child psychologist treats a troubled boy whose disappearance and presumed death soon turns into a nightmarish haunting. Tune in to M-Net on Saturday 14 October at 8 pm to catch it.

    Dwayne Johnson stars in sci-fi action horror, Doom based on the popular video game series of the same name.A group of marines are sent to a research facility on Mars for a rescue and retrieval mission following a distress call from one of the doctors. However, what they find waiting for them is far worse than they could have imagined. Don’t miss this onTuesday 10 October at 7 pm on Studio Universal.
    For exciting content this week, see below:

    WEEK 2: 08 – 14 OCTOBER

    The 2017 Hip Hop Awards: The BET HIP HOP AWARDS returns to highlight the best of the year in hip-hop
    Music, with bold performances and breakthrough freestyle cyphers. Tune in to catch the awards ceremony on Friday 13 October at 8:00 pm

    Finding Fela: Oscar-winning doccie director Alex Gibney brings us the story of Fela Kuti, Nigeria’s legendary musician and activist. Not only is Fela credited with creating a new musical movement, Afrobeat, his message is said to have helped bring democracy to this homeland – and it is as powerful and potent today as it was in the 1970s and 80’s. Tune in on Sunday 15 October at 7:00 pm

    Discovery Channel
    Street Warriors with Ralph Friedman: Legendary NYPD Detective Ralph Friedman takes an immersive journey into one of the thousands of white-knuckle cases he investigated while working the mean streets of New York City's notorious 41st Precinct. Dubbed "Fort Apache" during the city's most violent years, the precinct was home to every type of violent crime imaginable. From seemingly unsolvable murder cases to undercover busts and deadly shootouts in broad daylight, Detective Friedman has been involved in some of the most intense life-threatening cases. Now it’s time for one of New York’s toughest cops to reveal his experiences policing the city during the dire days of the 1970s and 1980s. Tune in from Wednesday 11 October at 8:00 pm

    Obese: A Year to Save My Life: Massively overweight people set out to change their lives by healthily losing half their body weight over the course of a year. Personal trainer Jessie Pavelka challenges them to find the power within to turn their lives around. In an effort to continually inspire those who set out on the year-long journey, Jessie often resorts to unusual methods and continually reminds them about the harsh realities of their compromised health. Will they be able to achieve the mammoth task ahead and change their lives forever? Airs from Thursday 12 October at 7 pm.

    Bride & Prejudice: The Forbidden Wedding (Premiere): The series introduces people whose path towards marriage is blocked by prejudiced family members who must approve of the unions. Bride & Prejudice tackles race, religion and sexual orientation. As engagements are announced and in-law meetings occur, viewers see the difficulties each couple encounters. Against the odds, the potential spouses aim to prove that their love can lead to long-lasting marriages.Premieres on Friday 13 October at 7 pm.

    E! Entertainment
    Total Bellas (S2): Psyched for the slam down? Get ready to grapple as E! joins the twin titans of wrestling, sisters Brie and Nikki Bella and their partners, family and friends for season 2 of smash-hit series Total Bellas. It’s all change as the sisters settle in Phoenix, Arizona and this time around there’s abrand new challenge as Nikki and partner John Cena move in with Brie to help her through her first pregnancy. Take a ringside seat and get ready for thrills, spills and action all the way – with Total Bellas on E! Tune in on Sunday 8 October at 7:55 pm

    TLC Entertainment
    Mama June – From Not to Hot: The mother of pop culture phenomenon Honey Boo Boo is back! Mama June is looking to get her life back in a big way. To do that, she’s waving goodbye to her old life, to the men who don’t treat her right, and her old body that has weighed her down! After years of drama with Alana's dad Sugar Bear, June dragged him to Marriage Boot Camp. After giving him one last chance, the devastating truth of his infidelity finally set June free. Find out how she survived and made a comeback from Tuesday 10 October at 9:55 pm

    Crime + Investigation
    Jo Frost on Britain’s Killer Kids: Parenting expert and experienced nanny Jo Frost, made famous by her show Supernanny, will explore the psychology and motives of child murderers. Each episode explores a different area of the topic, including children who kill a family member, children who kill at school and children who kill other children. Along the show’s run, the series will examine cases that left the nation shocked to the core, investigating what led these children to commit murder and asking the question, are some children just born evil? Find out on Mondays from 9 October at 7 pm.

    Disney Junior
    Winnie the Pooh (Premier Special):October is Winnie the Pooh’s birthday! And to celebrate this important occasion there is a full length crossover special episode entitled Into the Hundred Acre Wood in which the much-loved bear meets another favourite Disney Junior character – Doc McStuffins. This special airs on Saturday 14 October at 9 am.

    Puppy Dog Pals:Fun-loving pug puppies, brothers Bingo and Rolly, have thrill-seeking appetites that take them on exhilarating adventures in the neighbourhood and around the globe. Catch the new friends’ weekdays from Monday 9 October at 3:25 pm.

    Disney Channel
    Disney Cookabout (Premiere): A cookery game-show set in South Africa in which young people learn the basics of cookery and travel all over the Western Cape to discover the processes that go into putting food into the shops. The young chefs head out to explore where the food on our tables come from. They then return to the kitchen to rustle up some tasty dishes under the supervision of presenters Kirsten Mohammed and Mthunzi Ntoyi. Tune in from Saturday 14 October at 8:25 am.
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