Your July Entertainment Fix: What to Watch on DStv This Month

Whether you live in a household with elderly grandparents or small children, DStv has immense, enticing content for the whole family. From nail-biting soccer clashes for baba to dramatic soapies for mama and kid-friendly shows for the little ones, there’s a whole world of entertainment on DStv.

Finding a DStv package that best suits your family’s amusement needs is key to staying entertained this July.

DStv Premium

With over 175 channels to choose from, including 25 HD channels, 52 audio channels and free access to Showmax, the Premium package offers the best of the best. Made for those who take their downtime very seriously, Premium includes all 13 SuperSport channels, endless Hollywood blockbusters, award-winning series and on-demand news.

Spotlight show: Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector S1 on M-Net, DStv channel 102

Brand-new to DStv, this gripping crime drama kicks off on 8 July at 21:00 CAT. Based on the novel, The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver, the series follows an unlikely duo – a disabled forensic criminologist and rookie NYPD officer – as they pursue a terrifying serial killer.

DStv Compact Plus

The next best thing, Compact Plus gives you access to over 155 channels, including all the Africa Magic channels for quality local content. Combining family-fun channels with top international football leagues and intriguing documentaries, Compact + offers the best of both worlds – great entertainment and exceptional value.

Spotlight show: Black Monday S2 on 1Magic, DStv channel 103

Fresh from the US, this dark comedy returns from a production break on 13 July at 22:00 CAT. Starring Don Cheadle and Regina Hall, the show transports viewers back to Black Monday – the notorious stock market crash that changed the history of Wall Street.

DStv Compact

Boasting over 135 channels at an affordable price, Compact is perfect for entertainment fans, sports lovers and nature addicts. With premium channels like SuperSport 3, M-Net Action, Studio Universal, National Geographic and Animal Planet, there’s something for every family member.

Spotlight show: A Gathering Storm S1 on National Geographic, DStv channel 181

Prepare to take a deep dive into the planet’s fiercest storms, starting on 15 July at 21:00 CAT. Filmed from boats, ships and oil rigs inside the major hurricane zones of the world, this fascinating global weather series is not to be missed.

DStv Family/Confam

Geared for families looking to watch TV together, the Family/Confam package offers over 120 TV and audio channels. From European football on SuperSport 7 and 8 to kids’ entertainment on Cartoon Network, Disney Junior, Boomerang and CBeebies, your family bonding time just got a whole lot better.

Spotlight show: Mercy and Ike on Africa Magic Family, DStv channel 154

Tune in on Sundays at 19:30 CAT to watch Big Brother stars Mercy and Ike, and their blossoming relationship after the reality show that skyrocketed their fame and love for each other.

DStv Access/Yanga

Access/Yanga proves that big entertainment comes in small packages with over 70 channels to enjoy on a budget. Experience the best of local TV, movies, telenovelas, news, music and fun for the kids too.

Spotlight show: Nigella: At My Table on The Home Channel, DStv channel 176

Hosted by television personality, journalist, and gourmet food writer Nigella Lawson – this show looks at Nigella as she looks at everyday cuisines and her different ways of ensuring that these dishes are pleasurable and are made with minimum efforts. The trick: Making delicious dishes using old-time shortcuts without sacrificing on taste and quality. Catch the new and first season from 21 July at 18:00 CAT

This package also features international winners, including the M-Net movie channels and kids channels like Jim Jam, DaVinci and Cartoon Network.

Show spotlight: Make Way for Noddy on Jim Jam, DStv channel 310

Your Saturday mornings are sorted thanks to Noddy and his Toy Town friends. This animated British-American CGI series has been a hit with kids for over a decade – tune in every Saturday at 09:00 CAT to see why.