Is it reality shows, crime stories, sitcoms or a mix of it all in the form of Telenovelas?
With February being the month of love, DStv is here to ensure that you continue your secret love affair by indulging on your favourite guilty viewing pleasures.
From Dad’s secretly favourite reality show binges, to Mom’s suspicious and curious love affair with crime; and what’s with the kids’ obsession with music videos? DStv will serve it all up for you this whole month!
Some of the content to look forward to includes the season premiere of the multi-award-winning sitcom The Big Bang Theory on Valentine’s Day at 19:00 on M-Net, when Amy is expected to finally give Sheldon an answer to his proposal.
BET is having Black Love Month this February on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:00, with movies all about hook-ups, break-ups, make-ups and ultimately love everlasting (hopefully)! There’s 35 & Ticking on 3 February and A Weekend with the Family on 4 February, Mr. Right on 10 February and My First Love on 11 February. Where’s the Love on 17 February and Love and Other 4 Letter Words on 18 February. Closing off the love chapter is Angela Bassett’s Golden Globe-winning performance of legendary Tina Turner on What’s Love Got To Do With It on 24 February and Boy Bye on 25 February.
There’s a real-life Royal love story unfolding…and it’s only befitting that DStv shares it with customers in this month of love. Prince Harry and Meghan: Truly, Madly, Deeply airs on iTV Choice on Thursday 15 February at 20:00.
The documentary charts the history of Prince Harry and Megan Markle after their engagement, their romance and asks: Who is this woman that the fifth in line to the British throne wants to marry? Tune in!
E! Entertainment is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a ‘…putting a ring on it’ theme from 09:00 to 21:50. The channel will bring you a whole day of wedding-themed programming, from romantic engagements and venue hunting to beautiful weddings. It will feature proposals from Total Bellas, WAGS Miami and Keeping Up with The Kardashians.
Another reality show about love is on the way on Lifetime, Questions of Love from 23 February at 20:00. This bold new relationship format examines what happens to three different couples when they decide to take a major step in their relationship: moving in together for the first time.
Also discover the sinister side of love on IDx’s Love Hurts-themed programming from 7 February at 21:05. Kiss Of Death tells the true, heart-stopping stories of love turned deadly; Married With Secrets looks at what happens when ‘happily-ever-after’ goes horribly wrong, while Love Kills tells the sordid tale of lovers who vow to be together in sickness, health and murder.
TRACE Urban has crooners Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith to serenade you on Focus, while TRACE Africa have put together just the right playlist to set the tone for your love-filled Valentine’s weekend.
So, no need to call for a ‘Valentine’ to keep you company because it will just be you and your remote cuddling for all the special love moments DStv has in store for you. Who knows you might just find new love!