Hello October! It’s month of horror and asalways, there is a line-up of exciting entertainment from ghosts to vampires and zombies to monsters and just about every morbid fantasy the mind can conjure.
Watch these movies on M-Net if you dare:
Blair Witch: The terrifying sequel to the blockbuster horror. The brother of one of the victims finds the tape of his sister’s death. He ventures into the evil forest looking for answers. Airson Saturday 07 October at 8 pm.
Boo! A Madea Halloween: Tyler Perry brings us another round of raucous comedy. Madea ends up in the middle of mayhem when she spends Halloween tackling the paranormal. Tune in on Sunday 08 October at 8 pm.
For exciting content this week, see below:
WEEK 1: 01 – 07 OCTOBER
Marley: Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. This award-winning documentary stands as the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary and legend, tracking his rise from the ghettos of Jamaica to international super-stardom. Tune in on Sunday October 1 at 9 pm
The Hip Hop Effect: Discover the untold story of hip-hop in South Africa. The documentary series tracks the rise of the music genre from its origins on the streets to its status as a nationwide phenomenon, transcending barriers and breaking down doors in the process. Combining archive clips, interviews and performances, the Hip Hop Effect also provides first-hand accounts from the musicians and artists who were part of the journey. Premieres on Monday 2 October at 8 pm
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: He’s instantly likeable, topical and funny with a long history in comedy. Jimmy is an award winning comedian and his show has come to be known to be home to A-list celebrity guests. His stage features the very best in musical and comedic talent. Viewers can never predict the show because Jimmy has a load of whacky segments that he chops and changes, sometimes on the spot!
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: It’s been more than two years since Trevor Noah was announced as the host of The Daily Show, replacing Jon Stewart. And bring us the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture he has, with hilarious and challenging commentary throughout the 2016 US elections and the swearing in of Donald Trump. In June this year the show reached its most-watched week ever, which Trevor attributed to people caring more about what’s happening in the news and for “the fact that we don’t hide our intentions, nor our position…I tell you how I feel.” Tune in for the new season from Tuesday 3 October at 8:30 pm
Nick Cannon: Mr. Showbiz: In his first comedy special, the popular comic actor and musician reveals edgy, honest tales of his failed attempts at being a gangster, his humble roots, marriage, fatherhood and his thoughts about Eminem. Tune in from Friday 6 October at 8:50 pm.
Diesel Brothers: Heavy D, Diesel Dave and their crew at Diesel Sellerz are known the world over for their incredible, larger-than-life truck builds. Their mega builds and awesome truck giveaways are the stuff of diesel legend, and their latest is set to be the biggest ever! Each episode follows the team as they sell, build and destroy all things diesel – but their exploits don’t end there. Their restructures and modifications are always impressive, from diesel-powered experimental helicopters to vintage fire truck transformations. And one thing’s for certain: the team continue to dream big and execute unbelievable builds! On air from Friday 6 October at 8 pm
Best of Famous Last Words: Famous Last Words has seen eight comedians train eight celebrities to try their first ever five-minute stand-up set and you may think you’ve seen it all… you haven’t. The Best of Famous Last Words compiles all the best and never-before seen moments for you in this hilarious and candid special. From bloopers to outrageous comments, this Best of Famous Last Words episode has it all. Premieres on Monday 9 October at 8 pm
Live from Abbey Road Classics (S1&2): The award-winning performance series, presents the classic performances from some of the very best global musical stars. The performances, filmed in high definition and without an audience or presenter, take place in the world’s most inspiring and creative recording studio: Abbey Road Studios in London. There are 27 episodes of 30 minutes, pairing two artists from similar genres, performing some of their greatest hits. This ‘best of’ collection steps up an already great contemporary music series. On airs from Sunday 1 October 2017 at 6 pm
KARDASH-A-THON: Celebrate 10 years of the Keeping Up with The Kardashians with E! An epic marathon featuring every episode from all 13 seasons of the hit reality series, from 2007 up to the present day. Revisit some important moments, from the birth of Kourtney’s son Mason in season 4 to Kim and Kanye’s engagement in season 9. Tune in on Friday 6 October from 6:10 am and catch the viewers’ favourite choice on Saturday 7 October at 7 pm
The Mick II: Follows an unapologetic degenerate, played by star Kaitlin Olson, who suddenly finds herself stuck raising her spoiled niece and nephews in the affluent town of Greenwich, Connecticut when her sister flees the country to avoid being locked in prison. Tune in on Tuesday 3 October at 9:35 pm
Heartbeat (S1): Rich and handsome Ruzgar is deeply in love with Meltem. They plan to get married but just before the big day arrives, Meltem tragically dies. Enrich with the heartbeat starting from Friday 2 October at 8:25 pm
The Vintage Zionist: In a small all black painted crate in a trendy industrial downtown area of Johannesburg, one of the cities hottest fashion labels is being born. Catch the first episode on Wednesday 4 October at 8:55 pm
Hair Goddess: Glamorous Staten Islander Christina Oliva may be small in stature, but this self-made woman has built a big business – and has the personality to match! Christina has grown a hair extension empire from the roots up. With no college degree or business education, she’s built a booming hair extension business with just her street sass, loyal customer base and dogged determination. Catch the self-made business woman from Tuesday October at 7 pm
Here Comes Honey Boo: It’s summertime in McIntyre, Georgia, and life in the little house by the train tracks is going through some big changes – starting with a drastic makeover for one of the girls! They’re growing up fast, so Mama June is more determined than ever to keep the family together – even if her methods are unconventional. When she discovers via social media that Pumpkin is keeping a big secret, it leads to a shift in the family. Tune in from Saturday 7 October at 5:10 pm
Love look what you made me do: Love is an intriguing and strange feeling. When cupid strikes, it brings with it the feeling of happiness, pain, envy, greed, lust and sin. We have all loved and lost, we have all been hurt, we have all moved on… There are some however, who do not believe in moving on, there are some who do not give up, there are some who will do anything for love… Our new show, Love…look what you made me do! talks about love and other feelings. Watch it and discover true stories of love, happy endings and more. On airs every Saturday at 8:00 pm
How Not to DIY (S1): DIY is big business; billions are spent on it each year. And, luckily for us, more and more people are filming their handiwork – a lot of which is disastrously bad, but very funny. Catch the first episode from Friday 6 October at 5:00 pm
TI & Tiny: Family Hustle (New Season): Being happily married is no mean feat. And for this celebrity couple, who have a prison sentence behind them, successful careers in the music biz and four children to take care of, it’s a complicated and stressful life. Add to that the fact that Tiny filed for divorce from rapper
T.I. in December last year, it makes viewing just that little bit more enticing. Can you spot the tension and dissatisfaction? Tune in and find out what’s leading this power couple their separate ways. Tune in on Mondays from 2 October at 8:30 pm
Power Rangers Ninja Steel (Premiere): Red, pink, blue, yellow, gold and white – are these the colours of the rainbow, or the colours of a new generation of your favourite heroes? The new generation of the teenage ninja warriors are back and they won’t stop until all evil has been eliminated and Earth has been saved! The new Power Rangers series follows the young enthusiasts on their mission to beat Galvanax, the reigning champion of Galaxy Warriors, the top intergalactic game show in the universe. Catch the brand new show on Saturday 7 October at 10:05 am
Descendants 2 (Premiere): The story of the teenage sons and daughters of Disney’s greatest villains continues in this contemporary, music-driven, imaginative sequel to the global smash hit original movie. In Descendants 2 the pressure to be royally perfect gets to be too much for Mal, and she returns to the Isle of the Lost. She discovers that Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken over as queen, and that her gang is finalising plans to bring down the barrier. Tune in on Friday 6 October at 3:30 pm
Liv and Maddie (Premiere): The sisters have had lots of adventures, especially since their recent move to California with their family at the beginning of season four, which was renamed Liv and Maddie: Cali Style. But now, in the episode entitled End-A-Rooney, when exciting opportunities arise for each of the Rooney kids, their summer plans are suddenly thrown into jeopardy. On air from Friday 6 October at 3:05 pm
Henry Danger (New Episodes): Evil never sleeps for Kid Danger and Captain Man. The crime-fighting duo is always on the lookout for villains who threaten the peace of Swellview. This month, an internet celebrity invites the local heroes to a party, but the last thing they expect is to compromise their secret identities. Turns out, all the internet celeb wants to do is unmask Kid Danger and Captain Man on his live internet show! It’s up to Charlotte, Schwoz, Piper and Jasper to save the day before all is revealed. Tune in for more adventures weekdays from Monday 9 October at 5:30 pm
Wallykazam: Wally, a friendly troll with a passion for words. The animated series continues this month with new episodes in which Wally’s good friend Libby Light Sprite loses her voice. Can they get it back? And it’s Ogre Doug’s birthday! He loves eating cake, but the Cake Monster always steals his delicious treats! How will Wally and his friends keep the cake safe for Ogre Doug’s birthday? Tune in for the new episodes from Monday 2 October at 7:55 am
Pokémon (New Series): Sun & Moon: In this brand new series, our favourite characters, Ash Ketchum and his buddy Pikachu, discover a whole new Pokémon world during a beach holiday in Alola. There they meet Samson and learn all about a school where students and Pokémon study alongside each other. After making so many new friends, Ash and Pikachu don’t want to leave and decide to enrol for good, turning their vacation into a staycation! Premieres from Monday 2 October at 2:10 pm.