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DStv FEBRUARY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS FINAL (2)

DStv FEBRUARY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS FINAL (2)

February 08
19:51 2017

 

FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS

 

 WEEK 1: 01 – 05 FEBRUARY

M-Net

In The Heart of the Sea:  Award-winning director Ron Howard and Chris Hemsworth take on the deep blue sea and its dark secrets, inspired by the real-life tale of a ship that took on a monstrous whale. Airs on Sunday 5 February at 20:05 CAT. Available on Catch-Up.

Better Late than Never (Premiere): A unique twist on travel doccies sees celebrities Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman and Jeff Dye embark on an adventure through Tokyo, Japan, in the series premiere. On Friday 3 February at 19:30 CAT.

McGyver (Premiere):  Based on the 90s drama of the same name, this revamped crime caper follows a young Angus MacGyver (Lucas Till) who goes on a mission to recover a missing bioweapon, in the series premiere.  Premieres on Friday 3 February at 20:30 CAT.

M-Net Edge

The Art of More (S2): Everything has a price in this high-stakes thriller, following the dark underbelly of New York’s glamourous art auctions. The season two premiere opens with Graham caught in a dangerous FBI manhunt. Premieres on Wednesday 1 February at 19:00 CAT.

Entertainment

Fashion Police: The 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Join hosts Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski as they cast a caustic eye over the outfits from this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Who will the team pick for their Must-See Looks? And who will be named the Best and Worst dressed of the night? Join the team to find out which stars hit the sartorial summit and who’s committed a fashion felony. Tune in on Wednesday 1 February at 20:00 CAT.

IDx

Married With Secrets: This investigative series takes and in-depth look at what happens when ‘happily ever after’ goes horribly wrong. From secret affairs to hitmen for hire follow the real-life stories when husbands and wives embark on secret lives that take them down dark paths, often leading to devastating results. Families with seemingly perfect lives often hide the darkest secrets – and once the skeletons come out of the closet, no one is safe. Featuring interviews from those directly involved in the investigations as well as dramatic re-enactments of vital moments, these cases prove that there’s no vow too sacred to break and no place too twisted for these spouses. From Wednesday 1 February at 22:50 CAT.

 

 

 

Discovery Channel

Made By Destruction: Have you ever wondered how recoverable and recyclable materials from our discarded objects are retrieved and reused? This informative series follows the life cycle of materials as they are stripped apart and reborn as new and wildly different tools – everything from obsolete  aeroplanes to empty bottles are split apart, stripped down, melted, shredded and re-invented in ingenious and extraordinary ways. Once these objects have been destroyed, we follow their journey across the world to their final destination and the factory where it all gets put back together again into a different product before the viewer’s eyes. From Wednesday 1 February at 21:00 CAT.

Discovery Family

Kids Do the Craziest Things: Take a look at the most hilarious, ridiculous, and timeless moments of kids growing up, and misbehaving, from all around the world. Each episode showcases priceless moments of kids just being kids. From the boy who sees his new born sister for the first time and says: ‘We found a baby!’ to the child who uses the hose to wash his parent’s car – from the inside, or the twins who ‘help’ their mum in the kitchen by covering each other and most of the house in 10lbs of flour! Whether they’re cute, curious or just a little bit crazy, this series captures every mischievous moment. From Saturday 4 February at 18:30 CAT.

Zee World

Reach for the Star: This month Zee World brings yet another captivating story, Reach for the Stars. Reach for the Stars beautifully capture the hopes and aspirations of a domestic worker alongside the trials and tribulations of her daily life. It will showcase how domestic workers mortgage their own life to toil and tears only so that their children can grow up enjoying the fruits of education and amenities they could only dream of. Tune in every weekday from Friday 3 February at 18:00 CAT.

Young Dreams: This month on Young Dreams, everyone turns on Gunjan except for Mayank who is determined to find out what is going on. Rajeev starts to get suspicious of Vihaan but looks like he isn’t the only one as Mayank promises to expose Vihaan. Gunjan overhears Vihaan telling his friend that he has no intentions of marrying Rachna and she works together with Mayank. Tune in every weekday at 19:00 CAT.

Twist of Fate: This month on Twist of Fate, Aliya and Tanu join forces with Neel in order to stop Bulbul and Purab from tying the knot. Bulbul comes up with a plan for Pragya to express her feelings to Abhi. Sarla goes missing and the whole family gets worried looking for her but could her disappearance be related to Pragya’s kidnapping? Bulbul and Punit’s plan to expose Aliya seems to be working. Tune in every Monday to Friday 20:00 CAT.

King of Hearts: This month on King of Hearts, It’s the day of the children’s dance competition and someone has their eye on Ayesha. DD warns Siddharth to ensure Roshni is well taken care of, but Roshni and Ayesha end up being kidnapped. The family worries about Roshni’s whereabouts and Siddharth receives a CD, could it be in connection to the kidnapping? Roshni, tries to find a way to escape, while Siddharth is on the lookout for her. Catch it Monday to Friday at 21: 00 CAT.

3 Course with Pankaj: 3 Course with Pankaj is a show that every woman would love to watch. The show has a lot of tips and experiences that Pankaj narrates from her personal life as a woman and how she manages all with so much of ease and poise. There is a wide variety of cuisines from all across the world but with Pankaj you will not only love what she cooks but you will start cooking yourself. Join Pankaj every Monday to Friday at 17:30 CAT

Fox Life

Travel Diaries: Travel diaries is a safari to the hidden treasures of beautiful country and every week is a must watch to discover a surprise undiscovered picturesque perfect venue. Catch it on Wednesdays from 1 February at 21:00 CAT

 

House of Payne: Atlanta fire-fighter Curtis “Pops” Payne thinks his home is his castle, but he needs a bigger moat. His nephew CJ and kids have invaded the place for an extended stay, and money-challenged son Calvin also keeps showing up, mainly around meal time and on laundry day. Thankfully, Curtis has loving but no-nonsense wife Ella to help him keep it together. Tune in Thursdays 2 February at 19:50 CAT

 

BBC Lifestyle

Super-Secret Celebrity Weddings Celebrities will do just about anything to keep the gossip obsessed media away from their weddings, and we’re bringing you all the outrageous details. Find out Mariah Carey planned an over the top music video that was actually a sneak-attack wedding, and why bullets flew at Gisele Büdnchen and Tom Brady’s secret Central American ceremony. From Nicole Kidman’s CIA-level stunts, to Scarlett Johansson’s clandestine wedding hideaway. From Brad Pitt’s cunning war against paparazzi to Beyoncé’s shocking incognito wedding entrance, we’re telling all the scandalous stories that the stars don’t want you to know. Sunday 5 February at 21:00 CAT

 

JimJam

Pound Puppies Marathon: They might look like regular dogs, but the Pound Puppies of Shelter 17 are on a sworn mission to find some great homes for all the lonely pups under their watch! Join Lucky, Niblet, Cookie, Strudel, Squirt, and Mr. Nut as they attempt to match their canine friends with loving families.  Every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 CAT.

 

Nick Jr

 

The Day Henry Met..?: A rabbit, a cow, a gorilla, a fire engine, the mountain and the moon! These are just some of the weird and wonderful creatures and things Henry meets in the new episodes of the award-winning children’s animation. Join Henry as he discovers the world around him. No matter who or what Henry meets, they’re always delighted to talk, laugh and share their amazing world with him. Weekdays at 17:30 CAT

 

 

 

 

 

Nicktoons

 

Harvey Beaks: It’s the moment fans of the show have been waiting for. We’ve been watching the unhatched egg of Harvey’s baby sister for months now and finally, in the season two premiere, the little chick breaks out! Michelle is a cute baby bird with a mischievous twinkle in her eye. A suddenly overwhelmed Harvey feels that his family is big enough and makes plans to give his baby sister away. Monday 6 February @ 16:00 CAT

 

Regal Academy: Rose Cinderella has settled into her new school in the world of Fairy Tale Land where her grandmother is Cinderella and her friends are the grandchildren of the finest heroes and heroines from storybooks. So far Rose has learnt how to ride a dragon, make supernatural

potions, escape the Bad Wolf and cast magical spells. Join Rose on her latest escapades in upcoming episodes. Monday 6 February @ 18:30 CAT

 

TCM

 

On 26 February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 89th Academy Awards ceremony. TCM joins in all the excitement, glamour and golden statues that is the Oscars, with a month of Oscar-winning double features screening every Sunday evening – from classics such as Cleopatra, The Sound of Music and E.T. The Extra Terrestrail – to more recent winners including Shakespeare in Love, Ray and Inglorious Basterds. Get comfy on the couch on Oscars Sunday for a full-day affair with all your favourite Oscar-winning movies.
 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) on Sunday 5 February at 18:10 CAT
– Ray (2004) on Sunday 5 February at 20:00 CAT

TRACE Naija (E36)

 

Focus – Ice Prince: From his first single ‘Oleku’ Ice prince has definitely shown us how much of a superstar he really is. The magician and recent pioneer of the Super Cool Cats, Ice Prince always keeps it real. Let us take you on the journey of the Rapper/Pop Artist, Ice Prince Zamani. Saturday 4 February at 13:00 CAT

 

Vuzu Amp

The Fixer (Season 6): In the new season on The Fixer, Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Catch the gladiators evert Mondays at 20:30 CAT.

How To Get Away With Murder (Season 3) : With Wallace Mahoney’s murder unsolved and Frank’s whereabouts unknown, the Keating 5 struggle to move on with their lives as they enter into their second year of law school. Catch the student on Mondays at 21:30 CAT.  

 

 

 

MTV Base

Newsish Daily: Don’t miss your lively latest news update on NewISH Daily! The best part is, you can catch all the really big trending stories from around the world in just three minutes. A regular anchor leads the bulletin every day and – to keep things fresh and spicy – a host of co-anchors report on everything from music to entertainment, fashion and more! Anchors have one minute to get through each story and add their opinion on it, while a graphic timer shows their progress, as well as the story they’re on, and the story to follow. Tune in Weekdays at 17:05 CAT.

 

Telemundo

 

The Son I Never Met: Pablo collapses in tears when he learns from the reconstruction that

Ignacio was killed with a rock, and worries that he himself may be the killer. Hans is told that evidence was found linking him to Ignacio’s murder, while an intoxicated Pablo claims responsibility for the crime. When Luz Solari visits the cliff where Ignacio died, she feels a strange pain in her neck. Meanwhile, Denisse accuses Hans of Igancio’s. Premieres weekdays at 17:10 CAT

 

Manual & Silvana: Majo puts in an unexpected appearance at Vicente’s house in her wedding

dress, and tells him that she loves him. Lucia takes advantage of Andres’ sadness to let him know how much she loves him. Premieres weekdays at 6pm.

 

 

WEEK 2: 06 – 12 FEBRUARY

 

E! Entertainment

 

Live from the Red Carpet: The 2017 Grammy Awards: Join Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic at the 2017 Grammy Awards, as they welcome the biggest music stars on the planet to the red carpet and catch up with the nominees, presenters and performers. Plus, on 15 February at 20:00, the Fashion Police will be on hand to cast a critical eye over who’s wearing what, highlighting good, the bad, and the

wackiest moments from one of fashion’s biggest nights. Tune in to Live From the Red Carpet on Sunday 12  February at 01:00 CAT and Fashion Police on Wednesday 15 February at 20:00 CAT.

 

IDx

 

The Detectives Club: New Orleans: New Orleans is like no other city in the world and for the homicide detectives working in the city, there are some cases they just can’t leave behind. In this documentary series five retired New Orleans homicide detectives meet to confront their demons they talk us through some of the most difficult, high profile and emotional murder cases of their careers. Featuring interviews with the victims’ families and friends and re-enactments, the series outlines how these dedicated men and women solve some of the most heinous murders The Big Easy has ever seen. From Thursday 9 February at 22:00 CAT.

 

 

EVA

 

We are Family: This is the tory Of Joaquin, acoveted bachelor and a motocross lover, whose life turns up side down when he becomes the legal guardian of his best friend and business partner’s four children. While trying to adapt to this new life, Manuela, a journalist who pretends to be a maid, shows up at the house trying to get close to her daughter Pilar, who had been given up for adoption years before. It airs on weekdays at 16:00 CAT.

 

Celia Cruz: The series tells the story and musical legacy of Celia Cruz; a woman who began her career in the midst of the Cuban Revolution, during a time when a female singer had no stage. Known as the Queen of Salsa, she created a revolution after imposing respect for women in popular music; she broke the barriers of racism, thrilled audiences with her powerful voice and style, and became a universal icon.

 

Fox

24: Legacy: The clock ticks again with 24: Legacy, the next evolution of the Emmy Award-winning 24. An adrenaline-fueled race against the clock to stop a devastating terrorist attack on United States soil – in the same real-time format that has propelled this genre-defining series. Monday, 6 February at 20:10 CAT (Pilot) and Tuesdays, 7 February at 20:10 CAT (Regular slot)

Legion: David Haller is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and visions might be real. Catch it on Wednesdays from 8 February at 21:00 CAT.

 

TCM

 

On 26 February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 89th Academy Awards ceremony. TCM joins in all the excitement, glamour and golden statues that is the Oscars, with a month of Oscar-winning double features screening every Sunday evening. Get comfy on the couch on Oscars Sunday for a full-day affair with all your favourite Oscar-winning movies.
– Out of Africa (1985) on Sunday 12 February at 17:20 CAT.
– Inglorious Basterds (2009) on Sunday 12 February at 20:00 CAT
JimJam

 

YOUniverse : Asking the question “What does your universe look like?”, “YOUniverse” showcases space exploration from the perspective of a child through a series of educational shorts loaded with beautiful visuals and scientific facts. Each episode starts with a child describing their perfect planet, star, or thing to do in space. With the unique imaginations of each child, this series uses specific art styles to compliment the child’s imagination as well as the story they tell. Every day at 07:10 CAT, 15:00 CAT and 20:50 CAT.

 

BBC Lifestyle

 

Married at First Sight : Three highly-compatible couples, matched by a panel of experts, prepare to marry a total stranger, only meeting for the very first time on their wedding day. In this first series of Married at First Sight, after a year of rigorous testing and measuring, the panel of experts decide who will marry who. But meeting on the day of your wedding is full of social and psychological complexities. Will the couples even fancy each other? Tune in Sunday 5 February 21:00 CAT.

 

TRACE Naija

 

Focus – Dj Khaled: The Dj with a twist! Dj Khaled is the only Dj with over 20 hit singles! And with his recent grammy nomination for “Best Rap Album”, The Roc Nation signee is unstoppable. Here’s the story of our favorite Dj, taking over the music industry, hit after hit! Saturday 11 February at 13:00 CAT.

 

Telemundo

 

The Son I Never Knew: Clara receives a phone call from a man named Patricio who offers her

information on what happened to Ignacio – in exchange for a large sum of money. Catalina and Pablo argue after she sees him selling drugs at the university. New evidence is found at Patricio’s house, and a suspect is arrested. Clara is in crisis after watching a video of Ignacio on the night he died, which shows him in bad shape, screaming that everything has gone wrong. Weekdays at 17:10 CAT.

 

Manual and Silvana: Silvana finds she can always rely on Manuel to make her smile and cheer her up when things get tough. Maria Jose looks for Andres to ask him for forgiveness after leaving him at the altar, but he is still too hurt and insists that she leave. Manuel finds out that Silvana and her whole family have moved out of the neighbourhood. Premieres weekdays at 18:00 CAT.

 

Nicktoons

 

My Life As A Teenage Robot: Jenny Wakeman isn’t your average 16-year-old girl – she’s a robot! Jenny loves to do normal teenage things like hang out at the skate park and go to the movies with her friends Brad, Tuck and Sheldon, but her mom has bigger plans for her. Jenny has been programmed to save Earth from any threat – like the menacing Queen Vexus from outer space. How will Jenny juggle her two lives? Find out in the brand new episodes of the Emmy-winning animated series. Monday 13 February at 06:00 CAT

 

Little Pet Shop: Blythe has a unique gift – she can communicate with animals. And that’s why she helps out at the Littlest Pet Shop and its day camp, which takes care of cute and crazy creatures while their human parents are at work. Join Blythe, her family and her day camp friends (a dog, spider monkey, hedgehog, skunk and panda) as she keeps the shop afloat and tries to keep her envious foes (the Biskit twins) at bay. Monday 13 February at 13:30 CAT

 

 

 

WEEK 3: 13 – 19 FEBRUARY 

Telemundo

 

The Son I Never Knew: César suggests hypnosis to help Pablo remember the night Ignacio died. Maite is afraid that Pablo will confess to Ignacio’s murder while hypnotised. Antonio surprises

everyone with a police search at La Negra, and Denisse orders Güero to get Mario out safely. Hans orders Denisse to surrender. When she does, someone takes a shot at her, but Manuel protects her and takes the shot in his arm. Premieres weekdays at 17:10 CAT.

 

Manual and Silvana: Silvana is concerned that her relationship with Manuel could be exposed. Antonio Jose confronts Silvana about her relationship with Manuel. Silvana is surprised when she sees the photo of herself kissing Manuel. Premieres weekdays at 18:00 CAT.

 

Cartoon Network

 

Yokai Watch:  A h Yo-kai Watch is back, and as usual Nate is seeing colourful, invisible monsters all around him thanks to his magical Yo-kai Watch which he received from the Yokai Whisperer! This month, viewers can look forward to seeing their favourite Yo-kai warrior embark on an adventure in search of the new model of the Yo-kai watch – curious as to how the new Zero watch model works, then tune-in to find. Tune in every weekday from Monday 13 February at 18:05 CAT.

 

Lego Batman Movie: DC Super Heroes Unite: Wait … what’s that in the sky … is that a bat-signal? Yes, that’s right kids, you guessed it, Batman is coming to your screens this month! Fans can watch in excitement as Batman teams up with the Justice League in order to stop the alliance between the super evil Joker and Lex Luthor. Will the heroes prevail? Catch it Saturday 18 February at 09:10 CAT.

 

ITV

 

Born on the same day: Born on the Same Day is a fascinating new three-part celebrity-led biography series. It features the remarkable lives of Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Ricky Tomlinson and Twiggy. Each episode features one of these famous individuals and two ordinary people who share the same date of birth. These three have never met, but each one will tell their extraordinary story and reveal the key turning points and decisions they took that made them the person they’ve become. These three life stories start at the same time but evolve in completely different directions. From birth to the present, their stories will reveal how powerful life events such as lost love, human tragedy and physical challenges have shaped their lives, and influenced their relationships, values and beliefs. Catch it Sundays from 12 February at 19:00 CAT.

 

Guess This House: Home is where the heart is, but in this show, it’s all about the money. Four couples, who think they know the property market, snoop around a home and give their candid opinion of what it’s worth. With access to all areas and no risk of offending the owners, the contestants can really say what they think. The couples then guess what the property is worth, but only the closest get the chance to move up-market and play again, until the final couple get the keys to guess the value of a millionaire’s property. If they get close enough to the actual asking price, they’ll take away a huge cash prize. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 13 February 18:25 CAT.

 

TCM

On 26 February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 89th Academy Awards ceremony. TCM joins in all the excitement, glamour and golden statues that is the Oscars, with a month of Oscar-winning double features screening every Sunday evening.

 

18:05 – E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982) on Sunday 18 February at 18:05 CAT
20:00 – Shakespeare in love (1998) on Sunday 18 February at 20:00 CAT
TRACE Naija

 

Focus – Falz: Falz the bahd guy’s come up is one to be televised! Since the days of ‘High Class‘ and ‘Currency’ The Wazzup has put in work and gained grounds in the Nigerian music industry! With two banging Albums and songs topping charts and making waves, Here’s the come up of Falz the bahd guy! Saturday 18th February at 13:00 CAT

 

M-Net

 

Happiness is a Four-Letter Word: Based on the M-Net Literary Award-winning novel, this charming rom-com follows four girlfriends trying to find success, love and happiness in a complicated world. Tune in on Sunday 19 February at 20:05 CAT. Available on Catch-Up.

 

Discovery Channel

 

Running Wild with Bear Grylls: Friends star Courteney Cox will take on the challenge of a lifetime as the nail-biting series returns. The TV actress joins renowned survivalist and adventurer Bear, for a 48-hour extreme survival adventure challenge, in the Irish highlands for the adventure of her life. The big name celebrities from the world of showbiz joining Bear include Nick Jonas, Mel B, Shaquille O’Neal and Vanessa Hudgens. From the dramatic sea cliffs of Mediterranean island of Corsica to the South African savannah and the Adirondack Mountains, the intrepid cast members will face their deepest fears and tackle everything from skydiving to abseiling, as they journey through some of the world’s most unforgiving wilderness. From Tuesday 14 February at 20:00 CAT.

 

Discovery Family

 

Pick a Puppy: Follow the stories as families search for their ideal canine companions. While on this quest, the families visit various breeders, owners and animal shelters in an attempt to find the perfect fit. As family members grapple with these heart-tugging choices, they soon discover as much about themselves as the breeds they’re exploring. The Mazza family wants a special pup for their very active family and they meet three different dogs, but can only pick one to give all of their love. Plus, the Morris-Higginson family is visited by three amazing puppies, to be an addition to their older family dog, Buddy. They get to see an Australian Shepherd, a Labrador, and a Petit Griffon Vendeen. From Monday 13 February at 21:00 CAT.

 

 

WEEK 4: 20 – 28 FEBRUARY

 

Telemundo:

The Son I Never Knew: Luz Solari arrives at La Negra and has a revelation upon opening one of Hans’s drawers. Güero approachers her threateningly, asking what she’s doing. Loreto gives Antonio and Manuel the order to search Francisco’s home, but when they do, all they find is marijuana. They take his car to analyse it. Gabriel calls Norma, who tells him that she received a phone call and knows who killed Ignacio. But before she can tell him who, she’s hit by a truck. Premieres weekdays at 17:10 CAT.

 

Manual & Silvana: Silvana admits that she and Manuel are in a relationship. Silvana confronts Manuel, asking him if he slept with Stella. Manuel ends up with a broken heart and without the love of Silvana. Premieres weekdays at 18:00 CAT.

 

History

The Obama Legacy: In February, HISTORY® will be airing a two-hour special that will feature President Barack Obama reflecting on his presidency and the legacy that he hopes to leave behind. The interview will cover everything from the Affordable Care Act (‘Obamacare’) to the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, and will feature Obama’s thoughts on where the country was when he was elected, where it is now, and where he sees it going under his successor’s command. Sunday 26 February at 19:30 CAT.

 

Boomerang

A Very Oggy Love: Hearts, kisses, chocolates and roses, yes that’s right, it’s Valentine’s Day on Boomerang and there is lots and lots of love in the air! To celebrate this holiday, Boomerang thought that we would show you some love by airing a few special Oggy and Olivia moments, two characters who happen to be one of Boomerang’s most romantic couples! Everyone knows Oggy has fallen in love with his beautiful neighbour Olivia. Tune in Sunday 12 February at 18:10 CAT.

 

Happy Feet I & II: Do you love singing and dancing as much as we do? We, here at Boomerang, are excited to announce that we will be screening the amazing Happy Feet! The special movie is about the Emperor Penguin community, who find their soul mates through song. However, what happens when a penguin who cannot sing is born – He tap dances of course! Are you excited yet? Boomerang really wants to treat their audience this month by not only airing the first movie, but the second Happy Feet movie too! Viewers will Mumble’s son Eric, as he attempts to discover his talents in order to fit in to the Empower Penguin world. Tune in every weekday at 15:10 CAT

 

Nick Jr

 

Blaze and Monster Machines: Blaze, the monster truck, and his best buddy and driver, AJ, learn about science, maths and engineering each time they play together. In season three, Blaze and his friends go on new adventures from riding a dinosaur roller coaster, to taking part in the Hundred Mile Race. But, they must always watch out for Crusher, he is Blaze’s rival who always tries to mess everything up. Saturday 25 February at 17:15 CAT

 

TCM

 

On 26 February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 89th Academy Awards ceremony. TCM joins in all the excitement, glamour and golden statues that is the Oscars, with a month of Oscar-winning double features screening every Sunday evening. Get comfy on the couch on Oscars Sunday for a full-day affair with all your favourite Oscar-winning movies.

 

On Sunday 26 February, the movies will screen as follows:

 

– The Sound of Music (1965) at 02:10 CAT
– Cleopatra (1963) at 05:00 CAT
– E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982) at 08:55 CAT
– Full Monty (1997) at 10:50 CAT
– Ray (2004) at 12:20 CAT
– Inglorious Basterds (2009) at 14:50 CAT
– Out of Africa (1985) at 17:20 CAT
– Born on the Fourth of July (1998) at 20:00 CAT
– Shakespeare in love (1998) at 22:20 CAT
– Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) at 00:20 CAT

 

TRACE Naija

 

Focus – TEKNO: Right from his first hit ‘Holiday’, Tekno hasn’t taken a day off with the hits! Track to Track, the MMG artist, Producer and Afropop hit maker has become of the most sought after artists from West Africa and he isn’t planning to let go of that spot anytime soon. Saturday 25  February at 13:00 CAT

 

E!Entertainment

 

Fashion Police: New York Fashion Week: The Fashion Police team return to cast a discerning eye over the outfits from the 2017 New York Fashion Week. Who’ll make the coveted Must-See Looks? And who will face a fashion felony? Join the team as they break down the good and the bad moments from this year’s fashion showcase. Airs on Wednesday 22 February at 20:00 CAT.

 

Live from the Red Carpet: The 2017 Academy Awards: E!’s Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic are back in action on the red carpet providing viewers with a front row seat to the hottest ticket in Hollywood this month: the Academy Awards! Join the team as they welcome the stars on the red carpet. Tune in on Sunday 26 February at 00:30 CAT.

 

OMG! Afternoons on E!: Join E! this February, and enjoy the afternoons filled with some of our favourite series. In Big Rich Texas, follow the privileged lives of five mother-daughter duos as they attempt to claw their way to the top of the social hierarchy at an exclusive country club in Dallas and deal with the drama that brews between them. Don’t miss How Do I Look, the ultimate makeover show that sees fashion victims get a major wardrobe overhaul, along with new hair and makeup, with the help of two of their

friends and a celebrity stylist. Next, in Keeping Up with the Kardashians, follow the lives of America’s most famous celebrity family, featuring an exclusive look at the private lives of Kim Kardashian and her siblings. Weekdays from Monday 27 February from 15:25 CAT.

 

IDx

 

People Magazine Investigates: They say justice is blind; but the path to that lofty ideal is often paved with dramatic twists and turns, tales of betrayal, buried secrets and unsung heroes. In this 10-part series, America’s most popular weekly magazine, People, seeks to uncover the truth behind some of the country’s most infamous characters and iconic stories of crime. The series delves into the heart-wrenching stories of lives and families ripped apart by crimes that transcended news and became part of popular culture. These are extraordinary tales of ordinary people who were thrust into the national spotlight. From Tuesday 21 February at 22:00 CAT.

Discovery Channel

 

Legend of Croc Gold: Modern day gold mining is a difficult profession at the best of times, but on an island not far from Papua New Guinea in Southeast Asia the locals have more than the usual problems to contend with. Running through the island’s interior is a river that is home not only to one of the world’s largest untapped gold reserves, but also to ferocious crocodiles that have claimed the lives of many of the locals who dared to get too close to the water’s edge. In order to search out and retrieve the vast

wealth of gold lurking beneath the surface, the local miners recruit outsiders who come with a thorough

knowledge of mining techniques as well as the equipment and know-how to deal with the river’s

torrent. But will their experience be enough in the face of large, territorial and hungry crocodiles? From Thursday 23 February at 20:00CAT.

 

How Do They Do It?: As the modern world becomes progressively automated and mechanised, it’s easy to grow further removed from the way things are made and how things are done. The series returns to uncover the miraculous feats of engineering which underpin life in the 21st century. Many items that make up the modern world, often the result of highly sophisticated engineering and production processes, are taken for granted. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the journey that luggage makes before it goes on the plane or the path of a letter before it arrives at its destination. The layers of industry are once again peeled back even further to reveal more hidden stories behind our everyday lives. From Wednesday 22 February at 20:00 CAT.

 

Discovery Family

 

Magic of Science: How does a magician crush a ten tonne oil tanker like it’s a drinks can? Or drive a 4×4 across a swimming pool without sinking? Or make a man levitate six inches off the ground? Fusing the showmanship and mystery of street magic with the raw power of science, this series exposes the marvellous mechanics behind these seemingly miraculous feats. Each episode features rising stars from the world of magic wow their unsuspecting public with a variety of amazing tricks, dazzling displays and truly astounding stunts including knocking down a wall with the power of one’s voice and turning a silver bracelet into gold. Uncover the secrets of these confounding performances and examine the extraordinary science that makes the impossible possible. From Friday 24 February at 21:00 CAT.

 

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