M-Net, M-Net City Schedule Update – May 2017

Schedule Update: M-Net channel latest schedule updates for May (issued 26 April 2017):



Saturday Movies

Saturday 06 May 2017

21:30 Paradise Lost

Oscar winner, Benicio Del Toro becomes the infamously notorious, Pablo Escobar in this drama. See Escobar’s exploits through the eyes of a surfer who falls for Pablo’s niece.

Saturday 13 May 2017

21:30 Flower Shop Mystery: Mum’s the World PG13

Brooke Shields takes centre stage in this murder mystery. A New York City lawyer returning to her small town gets caught in the middle of a murder case.

Saturday 20 May 2017

21:30 Expatriot 16VSL

Charlie Weber (How To Get Away With Murder) stars in this fast-paced thriller about an ex-CIA analyst who’s tracked down by a former flame for one last deadly mission.

Saturday 27 May 2017

21:30 Sniper: Ghost Shooter 16VL

Explosive action thriller. Two elite snipers are caught in the midst of a deadly political war, while fighting extremists in the Middle East.

Sunday Night Blockbusters

Sunday 07 May 2017

20:05 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows PG13VL Action Comedy

The four mutant brothers return for a thrilling sequel. Once again, they face Shredder, but this time, he has interdimensional help.


Sunday 14 May 2017

20:05 Mother’s Day PG13L Comedy Drama

The late Garry Marshall directs an ensemble cast in this holiday comedy. Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day.


Sunday 21 May 2017

20:05 Bastille Day 16VL

Idris Elba and Richard Madden embark on a dangerous high stakes game of espionage. A con artist and a former CIA agent become unlikely partners in a deadly anti-terrorist mission.


Sunday 28 May 2017

20:05 How To Be Single 16SL Comedy Drama

Exploring the ever-evolving definition of love, this ensemble romcom follows a group of lonely hearts in New York City, struggling to find relationships, sex and something in between.


New, Returning & Series Finales

Monday 01 May 2017

18:00 Cape Town Carnival 2017 *Note: Powerless will take broadcast break because of the Carnival broadcast. New episodes for Powerless resume next week Monday 8 May at 18:00*

Go with the flow with the colourful Cape Town Carnival’s 2017 theme- a magical celebration of the big blue sea, and all the creatures that call it home.

Tuesday 02 May 2017

19:30 Chicago Fire 05 0019 *Season 5 returns from its production break*

20:30 Chicago PD 04 0020 *Season 4 returns from its production break*

21:30 Chicago Med 02 0021 *Season 2 returns from its production break*

Emmy-winner Dick Wolf (Law & Order) created this medical spin-off drama that follows the day-to-day chaos of the city’s trauma centre, and the courageous doctors, nurses and staff who hold it together.

Wednesday 03 May 2017

19:30 Modern Family 08 *Season 8 takes production break. New episodes resume Wednesday 10 May*

20:30 Blue Bloods 07 0010 “Unbearable Loss” *Season 7 returns from its production break*

When the son of Frank’s most outspoken critic in the African-American community is killed, everyone must put their differences aside to get justice. Golden Globe-winner Tom Selleck stars in this crime drama.

Friday 05 May 2017

21:30 Riverdale 01 0011 Chapter Eleven: “To Riverdale And Back Again” *Season 1 returns from its production break*

Saturday 06 May 2017

20:30 Imposters 01 0010 *Season 1 Ends*

A beautiful, professional con-artist robs unwitting victims for everything they have, in this dark, twisted comedy. From the producers of ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ and ‘Girlfriends Guide To Divorce’.

Sunday 07 May 2017

16:00 Series TBA

Monday 08 May 2017

18:00 Powerless 01 0004 “Emily Dates A Henchman” *Season 1 returns from broadcast break*

Wednesday 10 May 2017

19:30 Modern Family 08 0020 “All Things Being Equal” *Season 8 returns from its production break*

Thursday 11 May 2017

20:30 Taken (’16) 01 0010 *Season 1 Ends*

From the producer of the original blockbuster action movie, comes this origin story of the man with a very particular set of skills- the deadly Bryan Mills-played by Clive Standen (Vikings).

Saturday 13 May 2017

20:30 Criminal Minds 12 0001 *Season 12 Starts*

In the twelfth season premiere, Agent Luke Alvez joins the BAU team, who is tasked with capturing a killer who escaped prison with 13 other convicts. Emmy-nominated crime drama.

Sunday 14 May 2017

16:00 Series TBA

Monday 15 May 2017

18:30 Masterchef Junior USA 05 0015 *Season 5 Ends*

Young culinary champions compete for the ultimate title of MasterChef, in the junior version of this popular reality competition series.

20:30 The Catch 02 0010 *Season 2 Ends*

From Emmy-nominee Shonda Rhimes, this cat-and-mouse thriller follows a top private investigator who goes on a personal mission for revenge after she’s conned out of millions.

Tuesday 16 May 2017

18:30 Series TBA

21:30 Chicago Med 02 0023 *Season 2 Ends*

Emmy-winner Dick Wolf (Law & Order) created this medical spin-off drama that follows the day-to-day chaos of the city’s trauma centre, and the courageous doctors, nurses and staff who hold it together.

Wednesday 17 May 2017

18:30 Britain’s Got Talent 11 0001 *Season 11 Starts*

Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams join in on the eleventh season of the popular reality competition series.

20:00 The Big Bang Theory 10 0024 *Season 10 Ends*

Thursday 18 May 2017

20:30 Blindspot 02 0019 “Regard a Mere Mad Rager” *Season 2 returns from its production break. Note new timeslot*

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.

Friday 19 May 2017

19:30 Celebrity Apprentice: Schwarzenegger 08 0013 “I Don’t Have Time For Anyone’s Ego Except My Own” *Season 8 Ends*

With Arnold Schwarzenegger as the new boss, the Emmy-nominated reality business series pits a host of celebs against each other in a season of heated competition.

21:30 Riverdale 01 0013 Chapter Thirteen: “The Sweet Hereafter” *Season 1 Ends*

Saturday 20 May 2017

18:30 Major Crimes 05 0021 “Shockwave Part 2” *Season 5 Ends*

Academy Award nominee Mary McDonnell stars as Capt. Raydor, head of the all-important LAPD Major Crimes Unit in this spin-off of ‘The Closer’.

Monday 22 May 2017

19:30 Grey’s Anatomy 13 0024 *Season 13 Ends*

Emmy nominee Shonda Rhimes (The Fixer) brings us the thirteenth season of the Golden Globe winning medical drama that follows the tumultuous lives of a group of doctors in Seattle.

20:30 Series TBA

Tuesday 23 May 2017

18:00 The Middle 08 0001 “The Core Group” *Season 8 Starts*

In the season premiere of this Emmy-nominated family comedy, Frankie and Mike are excited to meet April, the apparent love of Axl’s life. Emmy-winner Patricia Heaton stars.

19:30 Chicago Fire 05 0022 *Season 5 Ends*

From Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order) this high-octane drama follows the personal and professional lives of a group of dedicated firefighters in Chicago.

20:30 Chicago PD 04 0023 *Season 4 Ends*

Chicago’s elite group of officers and detectives put the pin on crime, in this acclaimed drama, another fast-paced addition to the series, from Emmy-winning creator Dick Wolf (Law & Order).

21:30 and 22:30 Twin Peaks 01 0001 and 0002 *Season 1 Starts- note double episode*

Based on the original cult classic, the revival of this murder-mystery drama follows the eccentric, dubious inhabitants of the quaint town of Twin Peaks.

Wednesday 24 May 2017

18:00 The Great Indoors 01 0022 *The Company Retreat* *Season 1 Ends*

19:30 Modern Family 08 0022 *Season 8 Ends*

Join the unmissable, Emmy-winning, ensemble cast of this hilarious, honest and sometimes twisted comedy, that follows the joys and pitfalls of a wonderfully blended modern family.

20:00 Kevin Can Wait 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

Emmy-nominee and funnyman Kevin James stars in this family comedy, about a newly retired police officer, who, in the series premiere, comes to find that home life is more of a challenge than being a cop.

Thursday 25 May 2017

18:00 The Goldbergs 04 0024 *Series Ends

Based on the real-life travails of a young Adam F. Goldberg, this comedy series follows the family drama of a reluctantly close-knit clan.

Friday 26 May 2017

21:30 The Arrangement 01 0001 “The Arrangement Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

Christine Evangelista (The Walking Dead) and Josh Henderson (Dallas) star in this slick thriller. A young actress with a troubled past is offered a marriage contract with Hollywood’s biggest star.

Saturday 27 May 2017

18:30 Timeless 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

19:30 Pure Genius 01 0013 “Lift me Up”

In the series finale, the Bunker Hill staff attempt multiple surgeries on a patient- by putting him in a state of suspended animation. Cutting-edge medical drama.

Sunday 28 May 2017

16:00 Series TBA

Monday 29 May 2017

19:30 This Is Us 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

In the premiere of this provocative, slice-of-life dramedy, husband Jack insists that his wife, Rebecca (Golden Globe-nominee Mandy Moore) upholds a particular birthday tradition. An ensemble cast stars.

20:30 The Good Fight 01 0001”Inauguration”

This spin-off of the acclaimed legal drama ‘The Good Wife’ picks up one year after the latter’s finale. In the premiere, a financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell.

21:30 Series TBA

Tuesday 30 May 2017

19:30 Hawaii Five-0 07 0001 “Makaukau ‘Oe E Pa’ani (Ready To Play?)” *Season 7 Starts*

The Golden Globe-nominated cop drama returns for a seventh season. In the premiere episode, McGarrett and the team hunt for a vigilant, when the bodies of two serial killers are discovered.

20:30 Shades Of Blue 02 0001 “Unforgiven” *Season 2 Starts*

In the season two premiere of this popular crime drama, Harlee (Golden Globe-nominee Jennifer Lopez) must take drastic measures to cover up the murder of her ex, Miguel.

Wednesday 31 May 2017

18:00 America Housewife 01 0001 “Pilot”

From the producer of ‘Manhattan Love Story’ comes this unapologetic family comedy. In the series premiere, Katie Otto, a wife and mother of three, finds her social standing upended when her neighbour moves.

19:30 Man With A Plan 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts

22:30 and 23:30 Bates Motel 05 0010 “The Cord” *Season 5 Ends- double episode*

The Emmy-nominated horror series comes to a chilling end in the fifth season. A prequel to ‘Psycho’, this thriller follows the unravelling of infamous Norman Bates.

M-Net City May Line-up

New, Returning & Series Finales

Friday 12 May 2017

22:00 House Of Lies 05 0001 “Creative Destruction Phenomenon” *Season 5 Starts*

Season 5 begins with Marty back on top and navigating the hazards of co-parenting with Jeannie, along with each other’s new relationships.

Monday 15 May 2017

21:30 Suits 06 0016 “Character And Fitness” *Season 6 Ends*

Mike needs Harvey and Rachel’s help to overcome an impossible obstacle, or his dream of becoming a real lawyer may be over, in the season finale of this critically acclaimed legal drama.

Thursday 18 May 2017

21:00 The Last Ship 03 0013 “Don’t Look Back” *Season 3 Ends*

Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy) stars in this post-apocalyptic drama from the producer of ‘The Closer’. In the season finale, Chandler faces a challenge, as the fight for America reaches its conclusion.

Thursday 25 May 2017

20:00 The Night Shift 03 0013 “Burned” *Season 3 Ends*

Fast-paced drama about a group of dedicated medics. Scott and Jordan must fight for their lives in the midst of a raging wildfire, in the season finale.

Wednesday 31 May 2017

20:00 Lethal Weapon 01 0018 “Commencement” *Season 1 Ends*

In the season finale of this crime drama, Riggs makes a shocking discovery about Miranda’s death, which leads him back to the cartel in a frantic search for answers. Based on the hit movie franchise.

21:00 Chicago PD 04 0001 “The Silos” *Season 4 Starts*

An elite group of law enforcers take down crime in this fast-paced addition to the Chicago series, from Dick Wolf (Law & Order). In the season premiere, Burgess meets her new partner, Julie Tay.

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