M-Net & M-Net City Line-up For May – Update 12 May 2017

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Masterchef Junior USA season 5- the series is currently on a broadcast break broadcast break from yesterday, 11 May to 17 May. M-Net broadcast the series very close to the US, episode 13 aired last night and this how M-Net could not show the kiddies reality series last night. Replacing MasterChef Junior USA will be the 4-part special Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse.

This is how the schedule for the 18:30 reality slot looks

  • Friday, 12 May – Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse Episode 2
  • Monday, 15 May – Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse Episode 3
  • Tuesday, 16 May – Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse Episode 4
  • Wednesday, 17 May – MasterChef Junior USA “Special”
  • Thursday, 18 May MasterChef Junior USA Episode 13
  • Friday, 19 May- MasterChef Junior USA episode 14 “Semi-Final”
  • Monday, 22 May – MasterChef Junior USA Episode 15 “Finale’
  • Tuesday, 23 May- Britain’s Got Talent season 11- Episode 01 *Season 11 Starts
  • Wednesday, 24 May Britain’s Got Talent season 11 Episode 2
  • The Great Indoors season 1- series ends on Wednesday 17 May at 18:00
  • America Housewife season 1- starts on Wednesday 24 May at 18:00
  • American God’s season 1- starts on 22:00 on Monday 29 May

Reminders

  • Modern Family season 8- will end on Wednesday 24 May
  • The Big Bang Theory season 10- will end on 17 May at 20:00
  • Riverdale season 1- will end on 19 May at 21:30
  • Kevin Can Wait season 1 – will now start on 24 May
  • APB season 1 – will air at a later stage
  • Man With A Plan season 1- starts on 31 May at 19:30
  • M-Net Saturday Night 21:30 movies:
  • Saturday 13 May 2017: Flower Shop Mystery: Mum’s the World
  • Saturday 20 May 2017: Expatriot
  • Saturday 27 May 2017: Sniper: Ghost Shooter

M-Net City

  • Incorporated season 1 replaces House Of Lies season 5 starts on Friday 12 May
  • The Red Road season 1 starts on Tuesday 16 May at 20:00
  • Frequency season 1 starts on Thursday 18 May at 18:00
  • Longmire season 5 starts on Monday 22 May at 19:30
  • The Blacklist: Redemption starts on Tuesday 23 May at 21:00 – series will air Mondays and Tuesdays*
  • Bull season 1 starts on Wednesday 31 May at 21:00

M-NET CHANNELS HIGHLIGHTS

Saturday Movies

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 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.

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

Read the SAMDB review of 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.

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

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.

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

New, Returning & Series Finales

Friday 12 May 2017

18:30 Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse Episode 2 *Special*

The four one-hour-long specials feature the auditions you will never forget, either because they were so good, so bad or just so shocking!

With exclusive interviews with the judges, hosts and talent, these episodes remind everyone exactly why they love Britain’s Got Talent and excite audiences for the new series.

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 Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse Episode 3 *Special*

The four one-hour-long specials feature the auditions you will never forget, either because they were so good, so bad or just so shocking!

With exclusive interviews with the judges, hosts and talent, these episodes remind everyone exactly why they love Britain’s Got Talent and excite audiences for the new 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 Britain’s Got Talent: Best and Worse Episode 4 *Special*

The four one-hour-long specials feature the auditions you will never forget, either because they were so good, so bad or just so shocking!

With exclusive interviews with the judges, hosts and talent, these episodes remind everyone exactly why they love Britain’s Got Talent and excite audiences for the new series.

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

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

In the season finale, feelings resurface at the magazine’s notoriously carnal company retreat. Emmy- nominee Joel McHale stars as a desk-bound adventure reporter in this workplace comedy.

18:30 Masterchef Junior USA 05: The Clip Special

Masterchef Junior USA: The Clip Special. The popular reality series goes back for seconds in this wholesome special. Go behind-the-scenes with some of the greatest moments on the show.

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

The acclaimed comedy gives a whole new definition of ‘alone time’ in this episode. Phil and Claire struggle with their empty nest, while Cam doesn’t quite know what to do with himself while Mitch is away.

Thursday 18 May 2017

18:30 Masterchef Junior USA 05 0013 “Pop Up Restaurant”

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

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

18:30 Masterchef Junior USA 05 0014 “The Semi Finals”

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

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

18:30 Masterchef Junior USA 05 0015 “The Finale” *Series Ends*

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

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

18:30 Britain’s Got Talent 11 0001 “Auditions 1” *Season 1 Starts*

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

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 American Housewife 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

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 neighbor moves.

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*

In the series premiere of this adventurous time-travel drama, history professor Lucy Preston is recruited to help stop a fugitive from changing the present- by using a time machine to catch him.

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.

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

22:00 American Gods 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

Based on author Neil Gaiman’s novel, this critically acclaimed epic fantasy follows an ex-convict who becomes the bodyguard of a powerful old deity, looking to reclaim his lost glory.

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

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

In the series premiere of this lovable comedy, family man Adam (Golden Globe-winner Matt LeBlanc) is forced to take care of his three precocious kids, when his wife decides to go back to work.

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

22:07 Incorporated 01 0001 “Pilot”

A dystopian future is unveiled in this thriller backed by executive producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. The series premiere opens in the year 2074, where an ominous, all-powerful corporation governs the world.

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.

Tuesday 16 May 2017

20:00 The Red Road 01 0001 “Arise My Love, Shake Off This Dream”

Thursday 18 May 2017

18:00 Frequency 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts- note that series will air Thursdays and Fridays*

Based on the film of the same name, this supernatural crime drama follows Raimy Sullivan, an NYPD Detective who mysteriously makes contact with her deceased father, in the series premiere.

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.

Monday 22 May 2017

19:30 Longmire 05 0001 “A Fog That Won’t Lift” *Season 5 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.

Tuesday 23 May 2017

21:00 The Blacklist: Redemption 01 0001 “Leland Bray”*Season 1 Starts- note that series will air Mondays and Tuesdays*

In the season premiere of this spin-off spy thriller, a routine trip to New York turns dangerous when ex-operative Tom Keen is recruited to help rescue a kidnapped CIA agent. From the creator of ‘The Blacklist’.

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 Bull 01 0001 “The Necklace” *Season 1 Starts*

Published 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. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za And IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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