It’s difficult to keep up with the influx of programmes that grace our television screens on a daily basis, so we’ve put together a list of the top shows we’re keeping an eye on right now. Whether it’s a family drama between media moguls or a culinary class to delight the family – we’ve compiled a set of must-see TV…
Empire, Season 5
Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard are utterly captivating as Cookie and Lucious Lyon in the upcoming new season of Empire, set to air on FOX from tonight, 14 March. You’ll be left at the edge of your seat as you watch this husband-and-wife duo battle it out against family to retain the legacy of their high-profile entertainment biz. FOX, DStv channel 125.
ALSO: We chat to Taraji P. Henson in our April 2019 issue about her favourite movies, music and why she loves being vegan. On shelves now!
Workin’ Moms, Season 1
In this new comedy, four first-time mothers bond over their mutual struggle of finding the perfect balance between motherhood and a flourishing career. Despite their unlikely pairing, the newfound tribe of four manage to support each other despite circumstances. Expect a couple of heartfelt aah’s and loads of laughter in between! Available to stream on Netflix now.
The Graham Norton Show, Season 25
We’ve been following Graham’s hilarious hosting skills over this past season with incredible guests like Dame Judi Dench, Olivia Colman, Lady Gaga, and Sir Michael Caine. And we’re thrilled to announce that there’s a brand new season airing next month from 16 April. We can’t wait to see who Graham’s side-splitting comments will target next! BBC BRIT, DStv channel 120.
My Brilliant Friend, Season 1
This Italian-American drama, based on the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrante, follows the poignant story of Elena Greco and her dearest friend Lila Cerullo. After learning as an adult that her childhood friend has mysteriously disappeared, Elena begins to reflect on their history, dating back to the beginning of their friendship as young girls in Italy during the 1950s. M-Net, DStv channel 101.
Nadiya’s Family Favourites, Season 1
Nadiya Hussain’s return to BBC Lifestyle this month offers viewers the chance to learn a few new recipes the whole family will love. This Great British Bake Off winner has a special knack for taking ordinary food items and transforming them into something special – with a mere simple tweak or two! So go ahead and master your grocery shopping with Nadiya’s insight as she teaches you the ins and outs of your kitchen-cupboard staples. BBC Lifestyle, DStv channel 174.
By Features Writer, Marike Watson
Features writer by trade, music lover and fine-line illustrator by nature. As an expert on the ’70s era, Marike will happily introduce you to her record collection. She’s passionate about African art and culture. And if she’s not off on an adventure, you’ll most likely find her making coffee.