M-Net, M-Net Binge And M-Net City Line-up May 2017 Update

M-Net:

New Information:
  • Veep season 6- will start on Monday 29 May at 21:30.
  • Blindspot season 2- returns from production break in new timeslot tomorrow, Thursday 18 May at 20:30.
  • Billions season 2 – ends on Monday 22 May at 21:30
  • Twin Peaks season 1 – starts on Tuesday 23 May. Double episodes alert at 21:30 and 22:30 on Tuesday 23 and 30 May.
  • Broadchurch season 3- will take a broadcast break. No new episodes on Tuesday 23 and Tuesday 30 May at 22:30. New episodes resume on Tuesday 6 June at 22:30.
  • Veep season 6- starts on 29 May at 21:30
  • Leftovers season 3- new timeslot – moves from 22:30 to 23:00 from Monday 29 May- this is due to the start of the high age restricted movie American Gods season 1.
  • Magicians season 2- new timeslot – moves from 23:30 to 00:00 from Monday 29 May – this is due to the start of the high age restricted movie American Gods season 1.
Reminder:
  • Masterchef Junior USA season 5- was on a broadcast break from and returns tonight, Wednesday 17 May at 18:30 with a special episodes. Britain’s Got Talent season 11 starts on 23 May at 18:30 and will air Monday to Friday.
  • The 18:30 timeslot for this week until Britain’s Got Talent starts
  • 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- ends tonight, Wednesday 17 May at 18:00
  • The Big Bang Theory season 10- ends tonight, 17 May at 20:00
  • Riverdale season 1- ends on 19 May at 21:30
  • America Housewife season 1- starts on Wednesday 24 May at 18:00
  • Modern Family season 8- will end on Wednesday 24 May at 19:30
  • Kevin Can Wait season 1 – will now start on 24 May at 20:00
  • American God’s season 1- starts on Monday 29 May at 22:00
  • Man With A Plan season 1- starts on 31 May at 19:30
  • APB season 1 – will air at a later stage
M-Net Saturday Night 21:30 movies:
  • Saturday 20 May 2017: Expatriot
  • Saturday 27 May 2017: Sniper: Ghost Shooter
M-Net City:
  • 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 101

Saturday Movies

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 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.

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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.

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New, Returning & Series Finales

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

21:30 Billions 02 0012 *Season 2 Ends*

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 Veep 06 0001 *Season 6 Starts*

The multiple Emmy Award-winning political satire returns one year later, where Selina (Golden Globe-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus) attempts to secure her legacy.

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.

21:30 and 22:30 Twin Peaks 01 0003 and 0004 *Season 1 continues- note double episode*

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 Binge

M-Net Binge channel 900 is a special new weekends-only series pop-up channel. This pop-up channel gives DStv Premium customers the opportunity to record an entire season of some of their favourite international series, thus creating their own box sets to watch at their leisure. M-Net Binge airs on Saturdays and Sundays from 21:30.

Saturday 20 May 2017

06:00 Next Show Starts At 21:30 FAM

21:30 Big Little Lies 01 0001 16VSL

22:20 Binge Notice FAM

22:26 Big Little Lies 01 0002 16VSNL

23:18 Binge Notice FAM

23:24 Big Little Lies 01 0003 16VSNL

00:14 Binge Notice FAM

00:20 Big Little Lies 01 0004 16VSNL

01:11 Binge Notice FAM

01:17 Big Little Lies 01 0005 16VSNL

02:07 Binge Notice FAM

02:13 Big Little Lies 01 0006 18VSNL

03:03 Binge Notice FAM

03:09 Big Little Lies 01 0007 18VNL

04:30 Next Show Starts At 21:30 FAM

Sunday 21 May 2017

21:30 Divorce 01 0001 16SL

22:08 Divorce 01 0002 16SL

22:39 Divorce 01 0003 16L

23:14 Divorce 01 0004 16L

23:48 Divorce 01 0005 16SL

00:21 Divorce 01 0006 16L

00:55 Divorce 01 0007 16SL

01:29 Divorce 01 0008 16SL

02:03 Divorce 01 0009 16SL

02:38 Divorce 01 0010 16

03:30 Channel Opens Saturday At 21:30 FAM

Saturday 27 May 2017

06:00 Next Show Starts At 21:30 FAM

21:30 Night Of, The 01 0001 16VSL

22:52 Night Of, The 01 0002 16VL

23:56 Night Of, The 01 0003 18S

00:59 Night Of, The 01 0004 16VSNL

02:30 Next Show Starts At 21:30 FAM

Sunday 28 May 2017

21:30 Night Of, The 01 0005 16VNL

22:34 Night Of, The 01 0006 16VSL

23:35 Night Of, The 01 0007 18VL

00:35 Night Of, The 01 0008 16VL

02:30 Channel Opens Saturday At 21:30 FAM

M-Net City May Line-up

New, Returning & Series Finales

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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