Spring TV highlights: Inconceivable, The Bachelor Greatest Seasons Ever

There's a breath of fresh air everywhere as we welcome the official start of spring in South Africa. Likewise, an exciting bunch of highly-antipated new local and international TV shows are slated to premiere on DStv this September, starting with much-hyped Single Wives SA S1 on 1Magic and Inconceivable on M-Net this Thursday, September 3.    

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An exciting new season of major local and international premieres awaits South African television viewers this month of September, starting this Thursday (September 3) with season 1 of ‘The Single Wives SA‘ and ‘Inconceivable‘, followed by ‘The Bachelor – The Greatest Seaons Ever‘ on Friday, ‘Legacy‘ on September 21, and many more!

Single Wives SA S1 (reality)

Starts Thursday, September 3 on M-Net (DStv 101), 6pm

A sensitively delivered, local version of the popular international dating show ‘Single Wives’ premieres this September.

Single Wives SA‘ will zoom in on six previously married women who have been unlucky in their search for love. They embark on an expert-led journey of self-discovery and transformation which will give them real-life tools to possibly find love.

Will the experts Justin Cohen and Mapaseka Mokwele be able to guide these to finding their ‘forever’?

Inconceivable S1 (drama)

Thursday, September 3 on M-Net (DStv 101), 8pm

This must-see female-driven local drama series features a fresh mix of exceptional local personalities, including the talents of popular actor Anel Alexander, SAFTA winner Carine Rous, stand-up comedian and radio DJ Nina Hastie and telenovela veteran Refilwe Madumo.

The drama tells the refreshing story of two women who have been best friends since high school and now find themselves at the centre of a circle of friends, all women in their mid-thirties. Together, these working professionals face the challenges of demanding careers and the first years of pregnancy and child-rearing – a balancing act that requires all the superpowers they can muster.

Will their friendship be strong enough to withstand life’s raging storms, or will their bonds start to dissolve at the first signs of nasty weather?

The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever (Reality)

Starts Friday, September 4 on 1Magic (DStv 103), 8.30pm

Each episode of this addition to ‘The Bachelor’ franchise sees host Chris Harrison at the Bachelor mansion reaching into the vault to highlight some of the most memorable moments from seasons past.

Each unforgettable episode also includes a catch-up with fan-favourite Bachelor alumni, checking on the latest in their lives after their final rose. Revisit the most passionate proposals, devastating rose ceremonies, unexpected new arrivals, dramatic meltdowns, biggest breakups and most romantic moments in this international favourite.

Power Book II: Ghost S1

Starts Wednesday, September 16 on 1Magic (DStv 103), 7pm

From the executive producer of the popular crime-series ‘Power’, comes a reimagined spinoff that explores the lives of our favourite ‘Power’ characters post the series finale.

Starring Mary J Blige and Lovell Adams-Gray, “Power Book II: Ghost” picks up shortly after the earth-shattering events of “Power,” as Tariq St. Patrick grapples with a new world order: his father dead and his mother, Tasha, facing charges for the murder her son committed.

Legacy S1 (drama)

Monday-Thursday, starting September 21 on M-Net (DStv 101) at 7pm

In this epic, new local telenovela, expect high-drama and intrigue as we follow the conflicts that arise in an upmarket investment empire established by Sebastian Price (played by veteran theatre and film actor Deon Lotz).

Sebastian, now a silver fox approaching retirement has to prepare his family to take over the reins, but who will it be? And, at what cost? Of course, the power struggle turns nasty quickly, leading to a web of betrayal, secrets, lies and revenge.

Featuring an A-list cast featuring SAFTA winning actress Katlego Christopher, veteran TV villain Michelle Botes, leading lady Mary-anne Barlow and ‘Homeland‘ actor Anton David Jeftha; this M-Net first is not to be missed.

Chasing The Sun (documentary)

Starts Sunday, September 27 on M-Net (DStv 101) at 6pm

The Springboks win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup remains a powerful memory, but the story behind the triumphant victory is perhaps even more remarkable.

This must-watch five-part docuseries made in collaboration with the Springboks, offers in-depth conversations and insider info from the coaches, players and supporters.

Chasing the Sun’ is no ordinary story, it is one about changing fortunes and changing mindsets, about pressure and hope, about recognising the power of inspiration and learning what representation truly means. Catch the premiere on the eve of the one-year anniversary of this milestone achievement.

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