The Soup: Host Joel McHale takes an irreverent commentary on the week’s best showbiz moments and the funniest clips from reality shows, scripted TV and the news. This is a celebrity-heavy pop culture retrospective show in the guise of a weekly, hosted, studio-based award show that pits individuals against each other from the worlds of celebrity, sports, reality television, politics and general interest. Tune in on Saturdays at 23:00 CAT.
Lottery Changed My Life (Premiere): DStv viewers will get a first-class ticket on board private jets and inside million dollar mansions of lottery winners living out their fantasy lifestyles. While money cannot buy you happiness, we will see it can buy everything else – from a new set of teeth to a NASCAR truck team! From Bugattis and Rolls Royces to Camaros and Corvettes: hang on to your hats for a wild ride this season. Our newly-minted millionaires tell us what it’s really like to strike it rich! Every Tuesday at 20:10 CAT.
Say Yes to the Dress: Venturing into the hectic heart of the bridesmaids’ salon at Atlanta’s ‘Bridals by Lori’, this entertaining series explores the tribulations of finding a gown that meets the expectations of a diverse group of bridesmaids. With the help of a team of outspoken consultants, these wedding day divas must come to an agreement on a look, but will style disputes and hefty price tags turn the bride’s fantasy into a nightmare. Catch it from Monday 11 June at 19:20 CAT.
The Next Great Baker: Buddy ‘Cake Boss’ Valastro is looking to launch the career of a promising cake decorator and baker. He feels lucky that he has had the opportunity to make great cakes for high-profile clients and wants to give the same opportunity to an unsung baking talent. In a new series of ‘Next Great Baker’, Buddy is back to put ten more gifted pastry chefs to the test as he pushes the contestants’ baking and decorating skills to the limit through a series of increasingly difficult challenges. The pressure is on for America’s top bakers as they strive to create a spectacular cake worthy of a big cash prize and the chance to work alongside one of the world’s most successful and renowned cake artists. From Saturday 2 June at 20:10 CAT.
VideoWars: At any time, four music videos from around the world go head to head in an all-out war for television domination, vying for the votes of Channel O viewers to see which one is going to dominate LIVE on their television screens. Viewers can freely interact via http://www.facebook.com/channeloafrica , http://videowarsafrica.mobi and via SMS on +27839208401 where standard international rates apply. With all these ways to pick a winner there is simply no excuse not to don virtual combat gear and get onto the VideoWars battlefield. Watch it on Fridays at 20:00 CAT.
O-News: An African music entertainment programme showcasing the latest news and goings-on in the African music entertainment arena. It is hosted by a different Channel O VJ, such as J Town of Ghana, every week and features guest artists as co-presenters every week. You can tune in to O-News on Fridays at 21:00 CAT.
Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached: Having honed his chops on the streets of East Los Angeles, Latino comic and sitcom star Carlos Mencia delivers tough, take-no-prisoners stand-up comedy that isn’t afraid to offend. Recorded in San Francisco, No Strings Attached captures Mencia in a raucous live performance that finds him taking on current events like race relations, immigration, religion and terrorism in his typically scathing and unapologetic style. You can watch it from Monday 29 June at 20:55 CAT.