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What’s new on DStv Now in July 2019
Here’s everything to look forward to on DStv Now in the month of July. In this list, we have only included titles that will be available to DStv Premium subscribers using the DStv Now app or website.
The Loudest Voice (3 July)
Based on the book The Loudest Voice in the Room by Gabriel Sherman, this brand-new drama series (it premieres on 30 June 2019 in the US) has a star-studded cast including Russell Crowe (who you’ll barely recognise), Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller and Seth MacFarlane. The story centres around Roger Ailes, the man who turned Fox News into a powerful and politically influential media outlet.
Idols SA S15 (7 July)
Auditions have been taking place across South Africa, and now it’s time to see who’s got what it takes to wow the judges and woo the country in the 15th instalment of the hit reality show.
Superstore S4 (11 July)
After the dramatic ending to Season 3 (which you catch up on on Showmax if you haven’t seen it), everyone’s dying to find out what’s happening between Amy and Jonah and the rest of the Cloud 9 universe. #TeamJamy, anyone?
City on a Hill (23 July)
This brand-new series set in 1990’s Boston stars Kevin Bacon as Jackie Rohr, a troubled FBI veteran who forms a reluctant alliance with District Attorney Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge). Together they take on a local crime family and end up changing the city’s criminal justice system.
The Good Fight S3 (29 July)
Diane Lockhart, who lost her life savings before the start of Season 1 and had to set up a new law firm in Chicago, continues to fight for her clients and for justice in the new season of this legal drama, which delivers more subversive storylines and hyper-topical court cases.
4 great series that will become boxsets
Every episode of the following series will eventually become boxsets on DStv Now and will remain on the platform for many months. So if you miss it, you’ll be able to watch the whole season later. Many other series on DStv Now only allow you to catch up, meaning that only the most recent few episodes are available.
Alles Malan S1 (9 July)
A brand-new kykNET family sitcom starts this July, starring Nadia Valvekens, Ivan Zimmeran, Elsabé Daneel, Albert Maritz, Matheo Olivier, Nicole Fortuin, Greteli Fincham, Sean Marco Vorster and Marius Weyers. The Afrikaans series follows the day-to-day lives of a contemporary, ordinary, yet fun-loving Afrikaans family in and around Paarl.
The Amazing Race S30 (14 July)
In the 30th season of the multi-Emmy-Award-winning American version of this reality show, where couples compete in a series of challenges around the world, the contestants start off in Iceland, being tasked with crossing an enormous canyon. But it’s not long before their challenges get even more daunting… Available until 27 October 2019.
Legion S3 (29 July)
The final season of the superhero series about young David Haller, who’s diagnosed as schizophrenic before discovering that his condition comes with some mysterious powers. Watch the entire season in one shot in this boxset. Available until 21 October 2019.
Elementary S7 (30 July)
Another show that’s coming to an end with its final season arriving as a boxset on DStv Now is this fan favourite dark comedy/mystery/crime show starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu as modern-day versions of the iconic detective duo Holmes and Watson. Available until 19 November.
What else is available on DStv Now in July?
DStv Now allows you to livestream channels so you can tune into any live broadcast as it happens on the app or website. But there’s also a large catalogue of series. movies and documentaries in the catch up section that you can watch any time.
Look out for our Plum Picks, which are marked with the plum icon!
Nate & Jeremiah By Design S3 (Will become boxset)
Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty S1
Scales: A Mermaid’s Tale
Man at Arms S2
- SMILF S2 (Will become boxset)
- Line Of Duty S5
- Elders: Japan S2 – kykNET Original
Elders: Japan is the second Elders series after last year’s Camino adventure in Spain (the first season is on Showmax). This time Erns Grundling and a small film crew travels to Japan, where they explore the Land of the Rising Sun. Why Japan? Japan is one of the most unique destinations in the world. With the forthcoming Rugby World Cup (20 September to 2 November) in mind, Elders: Japan will focus on this fascinating country that will also be in the global spotlight next year during the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Magical Christmas Ornaments (also called Her Magical Christmas)
Hitler’s Last Stand S2
90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After S4 (Will become boxset)
- Will & Grace S10
- The Hot Zone S1
- The Loudest Voice S1 (Will become boxset)
Met ‘n Huppel in die Stap S6 – (Will become boxset) kykNET Original
Wth Riaan Cruywagen as presenter, and Simon Bruinders and Lieb Bester as field presenters. Met ’n Huppel in die Stap provides 60-plussers with sound advice for life after retirement. Relevant topics like antique collecting, fun courses for seniors, living with your children, planning your retirement home, and many more, are discussed.
The Keeping Hours
The Enemy Within S1
- Warrior S1
The Next Big Thing S1
90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way S1 (Will become boxset)
No Postage Necessary
Air Crash Investigation: Special Report S2
Chocolate Dreams: Inside Hotel Chocolate S1
Little Women: LA S8
Blood & Treasure S1
Impilo: The Scam S1 – Mzansi Magic Original
In an attempt to pay off his debts, a greedy opportunist manipulates his naïve and desperate son into scamming the community through a pyramid scheme called Impilo.
Smothered S1 (Will become boxset)
Jan Braai vir Erfenis – kykNET Original
When Sharks Attack S5
- Idols SA S15 – Mzansi Magic Original
South African Idols season 15 kicks off. ProVerb, Unathi, Randall and Somizi are back, and the hunt begins in Pretoria with along with guest judge Dr Rebecca Malope.
Slank S4 – (Will become boxset) kykNET Original
With Leandie du Randt as presenter. Four well-known South African families are guided by doctors and dieticians to adopt a healthy lifestyle of eating complex carbohydrates and good fats. The families’ eating habits are put under the spotlight at birthday parties, braais with friends, as well as by looking at their lunch boxes. The author of three cooking books, Iné Reynierse, gives advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The Spy Who Dumped Me
Eyewitness: Shark Attack S1
- The Bold Type S2
Lui Maar Op Belinda S1 – (Will become boxset) kykNET Original
Starring Brümilda van Rensburg, Annelisa Weiland, Eric Nobbs, Duncan Johnson, Carmen Maarman and Wian Taljaard. Ian en Ander is a small corner shop in George and belongs to Ian Jantjies, a middle-aged man who left the bustle of the big city to experience small town serenity. But because of his three “older” employees, who for some reason can’t be left unattended, Ian only ever experiences havoc and chaos.
Zoltan The Wolfman S1 (Will become boxset)
Murder Comes To Town S1 (Will become boxset)
The Perfect Murder S2 (Will become boxset)
The Christmas Cure
Crimes Uncovered S1
Alles Malan S1 – (Will become boxset) kykNET Original
Derik and Brenda Malan are the patriarch and matriarch of the Malans. Through their marriage of 40 years, they managed to raise an “almost” perfect family. After eight years in England, Frik, the firstborn, returns to take over the reigns of Malan Vervoer, the family business. His wife Tessa, a successful lawyer, is forced to become a housewife. Their teenage daughter, Elani, discovers she is pregnant and Freek, their adopted son, battles with his identity. Nico, the youngest Malan son, is on the verge of marriage, but quits his job to pursue his rugby dreams. Every family member faces his or her own challenges, but it’s the way they handle these that will determine whether the Malans will stick together or scatter apart.
Please Step In S6 – Mzansi Magic Original
Naked and Afraid XL S5 (Will become boxset)
Real Housewives of Dallas S3
- Blue Bloods S9
Marriage Material S1 – Mzansi Magic Original
The Scorpion King: Book of Souls
- Superstore S4
- Living The Dream With Somizi S4 – Mzansi Magic Original
- Future Man S2 (Will become boxset)
Life & Nothing More
Citizen Khan S5
The Search For The Tesla Files S1
The Good Place S3
Dominee Tienie – kykNET Original
Reverend Tienie Benade is confronted by a cross road that will test his career, his marriage and his faith. A beautiful story about a man who needs to win back his confidence and once again become the light he once was for everyone around him.
Chasing the Moon S1
- Amazing Race S30 (Will become boxset)
Revenge Body With Khloe S3
Fast Layne S1
Apollo Back to the Moon
Blitsbrein S4 (Will become boxset)
Red Planet Rover (Will become boxset)
Telescope (Will become boxset)
How The Universe Works S6 (Will become boxset)
Nasa’s Greatest Missions S1 (Will become boxset)
Secret Space Escapes S1 (Will become boxset)
Space’s Deepest Secrets (Will become boxset)
90 Days To Wed S3 (Will become boxset)
- The Republic S1 – Mzansi Magic Original
South Africa’s first female president is tough-talking Lufuno Zandile Mulaudzi. She’s on a mission to fight corruption and restore dignity to the country she leads and loves.
Hip Hop Squares S4
Feeding The Super Rich S1
Kokkedoor S4 – (Will become boxset) kykNET Original
Laetitia se Taxi S2 – (Will become boxset)
Kom Ons Trou, Nou S3 (Will become boxset)
- Grassroots S1 – (Will become boxset) Showmax co-production
Two boys from feuding rural families are thrust together when they both get scholarships to a private school. Can they overcome generations of hate to work together?
- Being Bonang S3 – (Will become boxset) 1Magic Original
TV personality Bonang gives us another glimpse into her fabulous life in a new season of her reality show. This season, she’s travelling around the world as she grows her personal brand and appears on many a red carpet.
Bachelorette Reunion S15
Dirty Mudder Truckers (Will become boxset)
Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2
Separated at Birth
A Dog and Pony Show
Black and Privileged
Getroud Met Rugby S4 – kykNET Original
Gold Rush S6 (Will become boxset)
Predator Land S1
- City On A Hill S1 (Will become boxset)
NCIS New Orleans S5 (Will become boxset)
Girl Meets Farm (Will become boxset)
Britain’s Got Talent S13
Greyzone S1 (Will become boxset)
Blue Planet Revisited S1
First Dates Australia S2
- The Queen S4 – Mzansi Magic Original
- Legion S3 (Will become boxset)
- The Good Fight S3 (Will become boxset)
- Elementary S7 (Will become boxset)
Lat Die Potte Prut S9 (Will become boxset)
Marriage Bootcamp Reality Stars S11 (Will become boxset)
Equator from the Air S1
Climate Change: The Facts S1
- Bolhuis S2 – (Will become boxset) kykNET Original
Specialist investigator Mike Bolhuis once again gives his all to fight crime and to put criminals behind bars. In this season, Mike hunts international fugitives, wanted for everything from murder to fraud, and takes a closer look at drugs targeted at school children. He sheds light on dark occult activities, tries to save a town and gives advice on who to fall in love with and who to avoid romance with.
Note: dates and times might change. We focus on DStv Premium and title availability is dependent on your DStv package. The DStv Now app and website is free for DStv subscribers. To view all series and movies available on-demand, go to now.dstv.com/catchup. Or stream channels live at now.dstv.com/livetv