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M-Net, M-Net Edge, M-Net City, M-Net Family : Schedule Update 03 January 2017

M-Net 101:

Lethal Weapon Season 1 returns from production break on Thursday 5 January at 19:30

Frequency Season 1 – returns from production break Friday 5 January at 20:30

The Revenant – moves to Sunday 22 January at 20:30

Point Break– moves to Sunday 29 January at 20:05

Better Late Then Never Season 1 will now start on 3 February at 19:30

MacGyver Season 1 will now start on 3 February at 20:30

Modern Family Season 8 will go on a production break (4 and 11 Jan), therefore M-Net will screen a previous episodes. New episodes will resume from Wed 18 Jan at 19:30.

M-Net Edge 102

Ida – movie will air on Sunday 08 January at 21:00

Grimm Season 6 Starts Monday 09 January at 19:00

Homeland starts on Tuesday 17 January at 02:00 (Express from the US) and Prime Time on the same day at 20:00

M-NET CHANNELS HIGHLIGHTS

Please see below the M-Net (channel 101 on DStv), M-Net Edge (channel 102 on DStv), M-Net City (channel 115 on DStv) and M-Net Family (channel 162 on DStv) highlights for January 2017.

Go on the M-Net website www.mnet.tv
Please note: This line-up is subject to change

M-Net January Line-up

Sunday Night Blockbusters on M-Net (Channel 101)

Sunday 08 January 2017

20:05 MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 PG13 Comedy Romance

In this sequel to the 2002 hit “”My Big Fat Greek Wedding”” the revelation of a family secret and an even bigger, fatter wedding brings the Portokalos family together again.

PC, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Sunday 15 January 2017

20:30 DEADPOOL 18VSL Action Comedy

An anti-hero film that breaks the super hero movie mould. Ryan Reynolds drives this grizzly yet funny film about a mercenary who is on revenge mission after being experimented on.

PC, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Read the SAMDB review of Deadpool.

Sunday 22 January 2017

20:30 REVENANT, THE 18VSNL Drama Thriller

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar winning performance drives this gritty survival film based on true events. Follow his extraordinary ordeal as he is mauled by a bear and left for dead.

PC, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Sunday 29 January 2017

20:05 POINT BREAK 13VL Action Crime

The action’s relentless in this heist movie based on the 90s classic. A young FBI detective infiltrates a well organised team of professional thieves, b u the lines get blurred.

PC, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

M-Net January Line-up

Express Broadcast- M-Net 101

Note: Because of the extraordinarily fast turn-around time all Express episodes unfortunately do not have a family track or hearing impaired titles.

Bull Season 1 – Thursdays at 01:30

Available on the following DStv Catch Up platforms:

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Blindspot Season 2 – Fridays at 02:00 (Currently on a production break. New episodes will resume on Friday 5 January at 02:00)

Available on the following DStv Catch Up platforms:

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Grey’s Anatomy Season 13 – Saturdays at 01:00 (Currently on a production break. New episodes will resume on Saturday 4 February at 01:00)

Lethal Weapon Season 1 – Thursday at 19:30 (Currently on a production break. New episodes will resume on Friday 5 January at 19:30)

Frequency Season 1 – Thursday at 20:30 (Currently on a production break. New episodes will resume on Friday 5 January at 20:30)

Blue Bloods – Sundays 01:00 (Currently on a production break. New episodes will resume will on Wednesday 8 February at 20:30)

New, Returning & Series Finales

Wednesday 04 January 2017

19:30 Modern Family 08 008 *Season 8 currently on a production break, therefore M-Net will screen a previous episode. New episodes will resume from Wed 18 Jan at 19:30. *

Thursday 05 January 2017

19:30 Lethal Weapon 01 0010 *Season 1 Returns From Production Break*

Based on the hit movie franchise, Emmy winner Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) and Clayne Crawford (NCIS: New Orleans) star as the classic cop duo working the beat in modern-day LA.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

20:30 Frequency 01 0010 “The Edison Effect” *Season 1 Returns From Production Break*

Friday 06 January 2017

20:30 Rizzoli & Isles 07 0013 “Ocean-­-Frank” *Season 7 Ends*

Angie Harmon (Law & Order) and Sasha Alexander (NCIS) star as a feisty crime-fighting duo. In the series finale, the facts don’t add up when a dead man is found handcuffed in his home.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Saturday 07 January 2017

19:00 Last Man Standing 05 0022 “The Shortcut *Season 5 Ends*

Golden Globe winner Tim Allen stars in this comedy about a family man. In honour of Mike’s 25 years at The Outdoor Man, Ed plans a surprise dinner for him, in the season finale.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Monday 09 January 2017

18:00 Sarah Graham’s Food Safari 02 0001 *Season 2 Starts*

Distinguished local food blogger and cookbook author Sarah Graham takes us on a delectable journey on a food safari across Southern Africa.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Wednesday 11 January 2017

19:30 Modern Family 08 *Season 8 currently on a production break, therefore M-Net will screen a previous episode. New episodes will resume from Wed 18 January*

21:30 Blacklist, The 04 0009 *Season 4 Returns From Production Break*

Golden Globe-nominee James Spader stars as the concierge of crime in this acclaimed drama that follows a high-profile criminal who captures some of the world’s biggest threats.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Thursday 12 January 2017

21:30 Blindspot 02 0010 *Season 2 Returns From Production Break*

The Emmy nominated creator of Arrow helms this drama that centres on the discovery of a mysterious woman covered in cryptic tattoos, with no memory of who she is.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Saturday 14 January 2017

19:00 Great Indoors, The 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

Emmy- nominee Joel McHale (Community) stars in this workplace comedy, about a renowned adventure reporter, who, in the series premiere, discovers that the magazine he works for has drastically changed.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Monday 16 January 2017

21:30 Madam Secretary 03 0011 *Season 3 Returns*

Téa Leoni (Bad Boys) stars in this acclaimed political drama following the Secretary of State and her shrewd and determined efforts to drive diplomacy, while negotiating office politics.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Wednesday 18 January 2017

19:30 Modern Family 08 *Season 8 returns from production break*

Thursday 19 January 2017

18:30 Masterchef Australia 08 0075 *Season 8 Ends*

Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston put amateur chefs in the hot seat, in the return of this popular reality cooking competition.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Sunday 22 January 2017

17:00 Spell Bound 01 0010 *Season 1 Ends*

Word whizzes from around the country compete to become the ultimate spelling and grammar champions, in M-Net’s spectacular new family-friendly game show.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Thursday 26 January 2017

20:30 Suits 06 0011 “She’s Gone” *Season 6 Returns from production break*

Gabriel Macht stars in this fast-paced legal drama that follows the exploits of hotshot attorney Harvey Specter, and his team at a top Manhattan law firm. PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

21:30 Frequency 01 0013 “Signal Loss” *Season 1 Ends*

Saturday 28 January 2017

19:30 The Voice 11 0027 “Live Finale part 2” *Season 11 ends*

Sunday 29 January 2017

16:30 The 101 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

17:00 Winging It 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

17:30 Voice South Africa, The 02 0001 *Season 2 Starts*

Coaches Lira, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Kahn Morbee and Karen Zoid return to their swivelling red chairs for a second season of M-Net’s prestigious singing competition.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

M-Net Edge January Line-up

Express Broadcast- M-Net Edge 102

Note: Because of the extraordinarily fast turn-around time all Express episodes unfortunately do not have a family track or hearing impaired titles.

Incorporated Season 1- Fridays at 02:00

Available on the following DStv Catch Up platforms:

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Homeland Season 6 –Tuesdays at 02:00 *Starts on Tuesday 17 January*

Available on the following DStv Catch Up platforms:

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

The Vikings Season 4 –Thursdays at 04:05

Available on the following DStv Catch Up platforms:

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE, ANDROID PHONE, ANDROID TABLET, PRODEA and EXPLORA

Lucifer Season 2 – Wednesdays at 02:00 *Currently on a Production Break. New episodes will resume on Wednesday 18 January at 02:00*

The Affair Season 3 –Tuesdays at 03:00 *New episodes will resume on Tuesday 3 January at 03:00*

New, Returning & Series Finales

Thursday 05 January 2017

21:00 Masters Of Sex 3 “Full Ten Count” *Season 3 Recap*

Golden Globe nominee Michael Sheen stars in this provocative drama about the sexual revolution. In the season finale, Masters and Johnson find their life’s work in jeopardy while under the scrutiny.

Friday 06 January 2017

19:00 Difficult People 02 0001 “Unplugged” *Season 2 Starts- double episodes*

Emmy-winner Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner star as the titular ‘Difficult People’ in this scathing comedy. In the season premiere, Julie attempts to fit in with a group of Jewish television writers.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

21:40 Veep 05 0010 #48 “Inauguration” *Season 5 Ends*

Golden Globe-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in this sharp political satire. In the season finale, Selina and her staff prepare for inauguration day.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Saturday 07 January 2017

20:00 Longmire 05 0001 “A Fog That Won’t Lift” *Season 5 Binge Starts*

The adventures of a veteran, troubled county sheriff are explored in this crime drama based on the best-selling novels. In the season premiere, Walt must search for Donna.

Sunday 08 January 2017

21:00 IDA *Movie*

This Oscar-winning drama follows the poignant, haunting story of a young nun in 1960s Poland, who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret.

Monday 09 January 2017

19:00 Grimm 06 0001″Fugitive” *Season 6 Starts*

Emmy nominated fantasy following a supernatural hunter. In the part two of the season finale, Nick remains in custody, as Black Claw launches attacks on the entire team.

Tuesday 10 January 2017

20:00 Homeland 05 “A False Glimmer” *Season 5 Recap*

Critically acclaimed political thriller starring Golden Globe winner Claire Danes. Carrie and Saul race to stop the impending attack, but the clock may have run out.

22:10 Hannibal (Sony) 03 “The Wrath Of The Lamb” *Season 3 Ends*

This chilling thriller follows the story of fiction’s most terrifying serial killers. In a desperate bid to slay Francis Dolarhyde, Will engineers a plot utilising Hannibal, in the series finale.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Thursday 12 January 2017

21:00 Masters Of Sex 04 0001 “Freefall” *Season 4 starts*

Emmy-nominees Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star in this critically acclaimed drama, following two sexuality researchers, who, in the season premiere, search for purpose in a world without one another.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Friday 13 January 2017

21:40 Transparent 03 0001 “Elizah” *Season 3 Starts*

Golden Globe-winning dramedy exploring the poignant story of a transgender woman. In the season premiere, Maura receives a distressing call from a young trans woman, while working at an LGBT suicide hotline.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Saturday 14 January 2017

23:00 Night Of, The 01 0008 “Part 8 – The Call Of The Wild” *Season 1 Binge Ends*

Golden Globe nominee John Turturro stars in this tense crime drama. In the season finale, a controversy surrounding the defence puts Stone in the spotlight, as Naz’s trial reaches its climax.

01:00 Billions 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Binge Starts*

Provocative drama starring Emmy winners Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis. U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is given a tip off about insider trading with links to billionaire Bobby ‘Axe’ Axelrod, in the series premiere.

Sunday 15 January 2017

21:00 The Fencer *Movie*

Tuesday 17 January 2017

20:00 Homeland 06 0001 *Season 6 Starts*

The sixth season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning political thriller returns, with Emmy-winner Claire Danes reprising the role of the highly efficient- and extremely volatile- Carrie Mathison.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

22:10 Sleeper Cell 01 0001 “Al-Fatiha” *Season 1 Starts*

This Golden Globe-nominated thriller follows the dangerous mission of a federal agent, who, in the series premiere, is recruited to join a terrorist sleeper cell planning an attack.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Wednesday 18 January 2017

23:40 Lucifer 02 0011 *Season 2 Returns from production break*

Based on the comic book character by bestselling author Neil Gaiman, this darkly entertaining crime drama stars Tom Ellis (Rush) as the charismatic Lord Of Hell, Lucifer, living a devilish life in LA.

Sunday 22 January 2017

18:00 Person Of Interest 05 0013 “Return 0” *Season 5 Binge Ends*

Emmy nominated crime drama. In the series finale, Finch, Reese, Fusco and Shaw embark on one last mission to prevent Samaritan from destroying The Machine.

Tuesday 24 January 2017

21:00 Banshee 04 0008 #38 “Requiem” *Season 4 Ends*

Follow the fourth and final season of the Emmy-winning action-thriller, about a former criminal and convict. In the series finale, Lucas learns that a murder case he thought was closed may be opening again.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Wednesday 25 January 2017

19:00 Murder In The First 03 0010 “Kat’s Meow” *Season 3 Ends*

Compelling murder-mystery drama starring Taye Diggs (Private Practice) as a homicide detective. In the season finale, Terry and Hildy race to close one of their most complex cases yet.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Thursday 26 January 2017

22:40 Curb Your Enthusiasm 08 0010 “Larry Vs. Michael J. Fox” *Season 8 Ends*

Golden Globe-nominee Larry David stars as himself in this critically acclaimed, tongue-in-cheek comedy series. In the season finale, Larry accuses hi neighbour, Michael J. Fox, of harassment.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

Monday 30 January 2017

22:05 True Blood 07 0010 #80 “Thank You” *Season 7 ends*

Sink your teeth into this Golden Globe-winning supernatural drama. In the series finale, Sookie considers a future with and without Bill, while Eric and Pam embark on a new enterprise.

PC, PVR, IPAD, IPHONE and EXPLORA

M-Net City January Line-up

New, Returning & Series Finales

Thursday 05 January 2017

20:00 Royal Pains 08 0001 “Stranger Danger” *Season 8 Starts*

Mark Feuerstein stars in this stylish medical drama, now in its final season. Hank treats a hard-headed politician, while Jeremiah struggles with his first patient upon returning in the season premiere.

Tuesday 10 January 2017

22:00 Better Call Saul 02 0010 “Klick” *Season 2 Ends*

Golden Globe nominee Bob Odenkirk reprises his role in this critically acclaimed drama. In the season finale, Hamlin relays shocking news while Chuck’s condition continues to evolve.

Tuesday 17 January 2017

23:00 Black Box 01 0013 “Consequences” *Season 1 Ends*

Kelly Reilly (True Detective) stars in this drama, about a neuroscientist struggling with mental illness. In the series finale, Catherine must deal with the repercussions of her recent actions.

Wednesday 25 January 2017

18:00 Person Of Interest 05 0001 “B.S.O.D” *Season 5 Starts*

Emmy nominated crime drama that follows a millionaire and a former CIA operative who stop crimes. In the season premiere, Reese and Finch must rescue the Machine’s source code before it deteriorates.

M-Net Family January Line-up

New, Returning & Series Finales

Wednesday 04 January 2017

17:00 Doctors, The 09 0024 “Friday News Feed; The Doctors Saved My Life! Big ‘Sperminator’ Update! Magic Mike Inspired Brunch” *Season 9 Repeat Ends*

Five medical experts weigh in on compelling issues and dispense valuable information about health topics.

Thursday 05 January 2017

17:00 Doctors, The 09 0025 “600 Pound Health Intervention! Is Your Boss A Psychopath? Food Allergy Bullies?” *Season 9 Returns*

Five medical experts weigh in on compelling issues and dispense valuable information about health topics.

20:30 Beauty And The Beast 04 0013 “Au Revoir” *Season 4 Ends*

A homicide detective teams with a man who takes on incredible but uncontrollable strength when enraged.

Friday 06 January 2017

18:30 Masterchef Junior USA 03 #308 “The Finale” *Season 3 Ends*

Junior cooks vie for the top spot in this heated culinary competition. Chefs Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and restaurateur Joe Bastianich sit on the judging panel.

Monday 09 January 2017

18:30 Restaurant Start Up 02 0001 #201 “Visions Of Vietnamese” *Season 2 Starts*

Celebrity foodies Joe Bastianich and Tim Love are prepared to invest their own money in some of the most original, innovative and delicious food concepts around America in this reality series.

20:30 Fosters, The 04a 0001 “Potential Energy” *Season 4 Starts*

Tensions run high as Stef and Lena are called to action when the school is put on lockdown after it’s discovered that Mariana’s boyfriend Nick brought a gun on campus.

Thursday 12 January 2017

20:30 Mistresses 04 0001 “The New Girls” *Season 4 Starts*

It’s a year from the night Joss encountered a dangerous Wilson and has to relive the painful memory while testifying in court in his murder trial.

Tuesday 17 January 2017

19:30 Last Ship, The 02 0013 “A More Perfect Union” *Season 2 Ends*

Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy) stars in this post-apocalyptic drama. In the season finale, Nathan James puts out a call to all civilians, in hopes of spreading the cure around the country.

Wednesday 18 January 2017

18:00 Middle, The 07 0024 “The Show Must Go On” *Season 7 Ends*

TV’s lovable family of oddballs continues to take on life’s ups and downs. In the season finale, Frankie goes on a mission to fix things when Brick discovers that his performance at graduation was cut.

Thursday 19 January 2017

18:00 Two Broke Girls 05 0001 “And The Wrecking Ball” *Season 5 Starts*

From the producers of ‘Sex and the City’ come comedy about two broke girls. Max and Caroline team up with the diner staff to keep their businesses from closing, in the premiere.

Friday 20 January 2017

18:30 Restaurant Start Up 02 0010 #210 “The Food Of The Future” *Season 2 Ends*

Celebrity foodies Joe Bastianich and Tim Love are prepared to invest their own money in some of the most original, innovative and delicious food concepts around America in this reality series.

Sunday 22 January 2017

18:00 Masterchef Australia 07 0080 “Grand Final Part 2” *Season 7 Ends*

Culinary kings Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston find themselves on the judging panel for another simmering season of Australia’s popular reality cooking competition.

Monday 23 January 2017

19:30 Heartbeat 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

Golden Globe nominee Melissa George stars in this heartfelt medical drama. In the series premiere, heart-transplant surgeon Alex Panttiere uses unorthodox methods for a new patient in need of a heart.

Thursday 26 January 2017

19:30 DC’S Legends Of Tomorrow 01 0016 “Legendary” *Season 1 Ends*

After all their sacrifices, Rip returns the team to Central City a few months after they left, so they can decide for themselves if they’re willing to risk everything.

Sunday 29 January 2017

16:00 Spartan Race: Ultimate Team Challenge 01 0001 “Premiere” *Season 1 Starts*

This adrenaline-fuelled competition sees teams facing off in an obstacle course, testing their determination, endurance and will.

Monday 30 January 2017

18:00 Voice South Africa, The 02 0001 *Season 2 Starts*

Coaches Lira, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Kahn Morbee and Karen Zoid return to their swivelling red chairs for a second season of M-Net’s prestigious singing competition.

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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