‘Tis The Season For New Shows – Mzansi Magic

M-Net’s local entertainment channel, Mzansi Magic brings back all new season of its hit shows to level the play field in October.

Heart-breaking truths will be revealed on Tuesday, 10 October at 20:00 on Utatakho Season Five when Nimrod Nkosi takes the journey less travelled in a quest to help those on their path to find their biological fathers and dealing with the joy and pain that comes with learning their genetic background using DNA testing. More heart wrenching, gripping and dramatic endings will unravel as they come to learn truth about their parentage. Joining the team to offer psychological counselling and life coaching is Tshepiso Matentjie, who will guide families to deal with the revelation the best way they know how.

In the spirit of lightness and being the ears on the ground for viewers, All Access Mzansi Season Four returns with the front row pass to all hot and trendy events at 21:30. Tune in to find out which presenters hold the keys to the world of entertainment.

Come Wednesday, 11 October at 20:00 Papa Penny Ahee Season Two hit the small screens. If you think you have seen it all, prepare to walk a mile in his shoes as he shares the reality of being a Disco King. From creating a palace; trying to connect with long-lost family to his wife claiming her independency and trying to lead a healthier lifestyle. We don’t know what he’ll say or do next – It is never a dull moment Ahee! Make a date with Papa Penny and you might just be in on the secret.

In the wake of Thursday, 12 October at 20:00 Mzansi’s favourite family, The Ranakas will gather around for a feast of drama when season two makes its début with massive preparations underway for a wedding. Sibling rivalry reaches boiling point between the three sisters. Mama Siba sees a gap to pursuing her passion for cooking .

Dig in on season two of the popular cooking reality series, Let’s Eat With Siphokazi returning on Friday, 13 October at 19:30. The hit among culinary fans which promises a fresh tantalising menus  as this season’s guests visit Siphokazi at a location of her choice. We also get a glimpse of her famous guests’ homes to give viewers a taste of the celebrity life.

“At Mzansi Magic we believe in creating content that resonates with the viewers and that is on the forefront of entertainment trends. We aim to create content that is captivating and entertaining. Our October line-up will give our viewers the best of their favourite reality shows,  showcasing the reality of the characters’ our viewers love whilst tackling real issues head-on”, says M-Net’s Director for Local Entertainment Channels, Reneilwe Sema.

Catch Mzansi Magic’s returning hits this October on DStv channel 161. Visit and follow the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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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