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M-Net, M-Net Binge, M-Net City Line-up For October 2017 (updated 29-09)

Schedule Update: M-Net, M-Net Binge and M-Net City line-up for October 2017
(Issue Date: 29 September 2017)

M-Net Schedule Updates:

  • The Handmaid’s Tale season 1 has been added to the October schedule and will now start Monday 30 October at 22:00.
  • This means that From Dusk Til Dawn season 3 will move off the October schedule and will be broadcast at a later date in early 2018.
  • The comedy Vice Principals season 1 has been added to the schedule and will start on Friday 6 October at 23:10.
  • The Deuce season 1 has been moved off the schedule. A replacement for this will be communicated at a later date.

M-Net Binge Updates:

  • Teen Wolf season 5 has been replaced with Once Upon A Time season 6 on Saturday 21 October and Sunday 22 October.

Saturday Movies

Saturday 07 October 2017

21:30 Blair Witch 16VL Horror

The terrifying sequel to the blockbuster horror. The brother of one of the victims finds the tape of his sister’s death. He ventures into the evil forest looking for answers.

Read the SAMDB review of Blair Witch.

Saturday 14 October 2017

21:00 Shut In 16V Drama

Naomi Watts is paralysed by fear in this thriller. A reclusive child psychologist treats a troubled boy whose disappearance and presumed death soon turns into a nightmarish haunting.

Read the SAMDB review of Shut In.

Saturday 21 October 2017

21:00 Hell Or High Water 16VSL Crime

Ben Foster and Chris Pine give riveting performances as two brothers who are about to lose their family ranch to the bank. They decide to rob the bank that are foreclosing on it.

Read the SAMDB review of Hell or High Water.

Saturday 28 October 2017

21:00 Lights Out 16V Horror

A chilling horror that will make you sleep with the lights on. A malicious spirit terrorises a broken family as it attacks them, using the dark and their mother as a weapon.

Read the SAMDB review of Lights Out.

Sunday Night Blockbusters

Sunday 01 October 2017

20:05 Assassin’s Creed 13VL Action

Michael Fassbender stars as the popular video game protagonist in this action-packed fantasy. A man is transported into the past of his ancestor who was a master assassin.

Read the SAMDB review of Assassin’s Creed.

Sunday 08 October 2017

20:05 Boo! A Madea Halloween 13VSL Comedy

Tyler Perry brings us another round of raucous comedy. Madea ends up in the middle of mayhem when she spends Halloween tackling the paranormal.

Read the SAMDB review of Boo! A Madea Halloween.

Sunday 15 October 2017

20:05 Passengers 13VS Science Fiction

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in this Oscar nominated sci-fi adventure. A passenger on a travelling spacecraft awakens from cryogenic sleep 90 years too early.

Read the SAMDB review of Passengers.

Sunday 22 October 2017

20:05 Sully  PG13L Drama

Based on the incredible true story, Oscar winner Tom Hanks stars as an aircraft pilot who makes a miraculous crash landing after a plane’s engines give out.

Read the SAMDB review of Sully.

Sunday 29 October 2017

20:05 The Girl On The Train 16VSNL Drama

Emily Blunt stars in this deeply unsettling thriller about a divorcée who becomes entangled in the investigation of a missing woman, that sends shockwaves through her life.

Read the SAMDB review of The Girl on the Train.

World Cinema Movies

(Note: Additional repeat has been added. See it again on Thursdays just after 03:00)

Sunday 01 October 2017

22:45 Roommates Wanted 13SL Comedy

This charming French comedy follows the tale of a lonely widower who, after a happy misunderstanding, ends up lodging three energetic young adults.

Sunday 08 October 2017

22:45 The Crew 18VSNL  Action

Action and danger weaves its way through this slick French crime thriller. A group of skilled robbers find themselves executing a job for a dangerous, bigtime mobster.

Sunday 15 October 2017

22:45 Marie Krøyer 16SN Drama

Based on the life of the famous Danish painter, this biographical period drama follows the tumultuous marriage of P.S. Krøyer and his wife Marie.

Sunday 22 October 2017

22:45 1864  16VSNL Drama

Chronicling one of the most violent wars in history, this Danish epic follows the story of two brothers who are called to the frontlines in an era of political turmoil.

Sunday 29 October 2017

23:10 Moonlight 16VSL Drama

An eye-opening drama that won the Oscar for best picture. Looking at everything from sexuality to violence, this film follows a young man who grows up in a rough Miami neighbourhood.

New, Returning & Series Finales

Sunday 01 October 2017

22:05 Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 04 0024  *Series returns from break*

Late night satirist John Oliver delivers his unique take on the week’s news, politics and current events with characteristic, unwavering humour.

Monday 02 October 2017

19:00 Prison Break 2017 01 0001 “Ogygia” *Season 1 Starts*

In the series premiere of this thrilling revival, based on the blockbuster drama, Lincoln Burrows receives a mysterious and unbelievable message: his brother, Michael Scofield may still be alive.

20:00 Madam Secretary 03 0023 “Article 5” *Season 3 Ends*

Elizabeth heads to Brussels to seek NATO’s support against Russia when it threatens to invade Bulgaria in the season finale of this critically acclaimed political drama.

21:00 Ten Days In The Valley 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

Golden Globe winner Kyra Sedgwick returns to television for this edge-of-your-seat thriller. An overworked TV producer and single mother’s life is thrown into turmoil when her daughter goes missing.

Thursday 05 October 2017

22:00 The Last Kingdom 02 0001 *Season 2 Starts*

The second season premiere of this 9th century drama sees Uhtred the fearless and instinctive warrior, begin his voyage north to avenge Earl Ragnar’s death. Based on the best-selling novels.

Friday 06 October 2017

23:10 Vice Principals 01 0001 #01 “The Principal” *Season 1 Starts*

The series premiere of this raucous comedy sees two vice principals of a high school go to extremes to get the coveted school principal job when it becomes vacant. Oscar-nominee Bill Murray guest stars.

Monday 09 October 2017

20:00 The Good Doctor 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

In the series premiere of this introspective medical drama from the creator of ‘House’, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome relocates to work at a prestigious hospital. Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel) stars.

Thursday 12 October 2017

21:00 Zoo 03 0001 “No Place Like Home *Season 3 Starts*

The season premiere of the dystopian thriller opens ten years after the animals are cured. A new threat rises in the form of ‘the hybrids’: an army of unstoppable lab-made creatures.

Saturday 21 October 2017

17:30 New Girl 07 0001 *Season 7 Starts*

Golden Globe nominee Zooey Deschanel stars in this Emmy-nominated oddball comedy about an offbeat young woman and her equally quirky housemates.

Sunday 22 October 2017

22:00 Last Week Tonight With John Oliver *Series breaks and returns in November*

Late night satirist John Oliver delivers his unique take on the week’s news, politics and current events with characteristic, unwavering humour.

Monday 23 October 2017

22:00 The Path 02 0013 “Mercy” *Season 2 Ends*

Cal struggles to maintain control over The Movement while Eddie attempts to reconcile his love for his family with his newfound role as a leader, in the season finale of this provocative drama.

Monday 30 October 2017

22:00 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 001 *Season 1 Starts*

Based on the celebrated novel of the same name and starring the talented Elisabeth Moss, this dystopian drama explores a future in which women are forced to live as concubines under a religious fundamentalist regime

Sunday 01 October 2017 

21:30 The Good Fight 01 0006 “Social Media And Its Discontents” 16L

22:28 The Good Fight 01 0007 “Not So Grand Jury” 13L

23:18 The Good Fight 01 0008 “Reddick V Boseman” 16L

00:11 The Good Fight 01 0009 “Self Condemned” 13L

01:05 The Good Fight 01 0010 “Chaos” 16L

Saturday 07 October 2017 

21:30 Vampire Diaries 08 0001 “Hello, Brother” 16V

22:17 Vampire Diaries 08 0002 “Today Will Be Different” 16V

23:04 Vampire Diaries 08 0003 “You Decided I Was Worth Saving” 16V

23:50 Vampire Diaries 08 0004 “An Eternity Of Misery” 16V

00:37 Vampire Diaries 08 0005 “Coming Home Was A Mistake” 16V

01:24 Vampire Diaries 08 0006 “Detoured On Some Random Backwoods Path To Hell” 16V

02:11 Vampire Diaries 08 0007 “The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You” 16V

02:58 Vampire Diaries 08 0008 “We Have History Together” 16V

Sunday 08 October 2017

21:30 Vampire Diaries 08 0009 “The Simple Intimacy Of The Near Touch” 16V

22:17 Vampire Diaries 08 0010 “Nostalgia’s A Bitch” 16V

23:04 Vampire Diaries 08 0011 “You Made A Choice To Be Good” 16V

23:51 Vampire Diaries 08 0012 “What Are You?” 16V

00:38 Vampire Diaries 08 0013 “The Lies Will Catch Up To You” 16V

01:25 Vampire Diaries 08 0014 “It’s Been A Hell Of A Ride” 16VL

02:12 Vampire Diaries 08 0015 “We’re Planning A June Wedding” 16L

02:59 Vampire Diaries 08 0016 “The Vampire Diaries: Forever Yours” 16V

Saturday 14 October 2017

21:30 The Originals 04 0001 “Gather Up The Killers” 16V

22:17 The Originals 04 0002 “No Quarter” 16V

23:04 The Originals 04 0003 “Haunter Of Ruins” 16V

23:51 The Originals 04 0004 “Keepers Of The House” 16V

00:38 The Originals 04 0005 “I Hear You Knocking” 16V

01:25 The Originals 04 0006 “Bag Of Cobras” 16V

02:12 The Originals 04 0007 “High Water And A Devil’s Daughter” 16V

Sunday 15 October 2017

21:30 The Originals 04 0008 “Voodoo In My Blood” 16V

22:16 The Originals 04 0009 “Queen Death” 16V

23:03 The Originals 04 0010 “Phantomesque” 16V

23:49 The Originals 04 0011 “A Spirit Here That Won’t Be Broken” 16V

00:36 The Originals 04 0012 “Voodoo Child” 16V

01:22 The Originals 04 0013 “The Feast Of All Sinners”    16V

Saturday 21 October 2017

21:30 Once Upon A Time 06 0001  13V

22:17 Once Upon A Time 06 0002  13V

23:04 Once Upon A Time 06 0003  13V

23:51 Once Upon A Time 06 0004   13V

00:38 Once Upon A Time 06 0005   13V

01:25 Once Upon A Time 06 0006   13V

02:12 Once Upon A Time 06 0007   13V

02:59 Once Upon A Time 06 0008   13VL

03:46 Once Upon A Time 06 0009   13V

04:33 Once Upon A Time 06 0010   13V

05:20 Once Upon A Time 06 0011   13V

Sunday 22 October 2017

21:30 Once Upon A Time 06 0012   13VL

22:17 Once Upon A Time 06 0013   13V

23:04 Once Upon A Time 06 0014   13V

23:51 Once Upon A Time 06 0015   13VL

00:30 Once Upon A Time 06 0016   13V

01:15 Once Upon A Time 06 0017   13V

02:00 Once Upon A Time 06 0018   13V

02:45 Once Upon A Time 06 0019   13V

03:30 Once Upon A Time 06 0020   13V

04:15 Once Upon A Time 06 0021   13VL

05:00 Once Upon A Time 06 0022   13V

Saturday 28 October 2017

21:30 Teen Wolf 06 0001 “Memory Lost” 16V

22:17 Teen Wolf 06 0002 “Superposition” 16VS

23:03 Teen Wolf 06 0003 “Sundowning” 16V

23:50 Teen Wolf 06 0004 “Relics” 16V

00:36 Teen Wolf 06 0005 “Radio Silence” 16V

Sunday 29 October 2017

21:30 Teen Wolf 06 0006 “Ghosted” 16V

22:17 Teen Wolf 06 0007 “Hearthless” 16V

23:03 Teen Wolf 06 0008 “Blitzkrieg” 16V

23:50 Teen Wolf 06 0009 “Memory Found” 16V

00:36 Teen Wolf 06 0010 “Riders On The Storm” 16V

New, Returning & Series Finales

Thursday 05 October 2017

20:00 The Fixer 06 0016 “Transfer Of Power” *Season 6 Ends*

In the tense season finale of the acclaimed political drama, Fitz takes advantage of his last few days, using his power to make unexpected changes. From Emmy-nominee Shonda Rhimes.

21:00 The Good Fight 01 0001 “Inauguration” *Season 1 Starts* (Aired on M-Net and M-Net Binge)

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.

Friday 06 October 2017

19:00 Quantico 02 0022 “Resistance” *Season 2 Ends*

A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest, yet one of them is suspected of masterminding an attack on New York City.

Thursday 12 October 2017

20:00 The Catch 02 0001 “The New Deal” *Season 2 Starts* (Aired on M-Net and M-Net Binge)

Shonda Rhimes’ sexy cat-and-mouse drama returns for a second round of thrills. In the season premiere, conman Benjamin Jones makes the ultimate sacrifice- by going to jail.

Friday 13 October 2017

18:00 Criminal Minds 12 0001 “The Crimson King” *Season 12 Starts* (Aired on M-Net)

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.

23:15 Lucifer 02 0001 “Everything’s Coming Up Lucifer” *Season 2 Starts* (Aired on M-Net)

Tom Ellis (Rush) stars as the devil himself in this dark fantasy series. In the season two premiere, Lucifer and Amenadiel have a common goal: find their mother, who’s escaped from hell.

Saturday 14 October 2017

19:00 Training Day 01 0013 “Elegy Pt. 2” *Season 1 Ends*

Kyle, Tommy and Rebecca must rescue Frank when he goes on a rogue mission to Mexico to locate intel linked to the murder of Kyle’s father.

20:00 Code Black 02 0001 “Second Year” *Season 2 Starts* (Aired on M-Net)

In the season premiere of this fast-paced medical drama, Colonel Ethan Willis (Golden Globe nominee Rob Lowe) joins the team at the hospital. From the writer of ‘North Country’.

Sunday 15 October 2017

22:00 The Leftovers 03 0008 “The Book Of Nora” *Season 3 Ends*

In the series finale, Nora prepares to go to the ‘other side’, more determined than ever to reunite with her family. Acclaimed psychological drama from the writer of ‘Lost’.

23:20 Animal Kingdom 02 0001 “Eat What You Kill” *Season 2 Starts* (Aired on M-Net)

In the season premiere, the boys blame Smurf (Golden Globe nominee Ellen Barkin) after a failed heist, sending shockwaves through the family. Powerful and tense crime drama from the producer of ‘Southland’.

Tuesday 17 October 2017

19:00 Blue Bloods 07 0022 “The Thin Blue Line” *Season 7 Ends*

When Danny intercepts a shipment of several million dollars that was heading to a drug cartel, he becomes a target in the season finale of this popular crime drama.

20:00 Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D 04 0001 “The Ghost” *Season 4 Starts* (Aired on Vuzu Amp)

In the season premiere episode, “The Ghost,” Ghost Rider is coming, and S.H.I.E.L.D will never be the same. Coulson teams with Mack to track down Inhumans.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

22:00 Apple Tree Yard 01 0004 *Season 1 Ends*

The trial continues and Costley’s lawyer hinges her defence on the claim that Costley suffers from a personality disorder. A woman’s dangerous affair spirals out of control in this psychological thriller.

Sunday 22 October 2017

18:00 Madam Secretary 03 0001 “Sea Change” *Season 3 Starts* (Aired on M-Net)

Acclaimed political drama starring Téa Leoni as the Secretary of State. In the third season premiere, climate change becomes a hot topic for Elizabeth, after a storm destroys a naval base in Bahrain.

Wednesday 25 October 2017

22:00 Falling Water 01 0001 “Don’t Tell Bill” *Season 1 Starts* (Aired on M-Net)

The Emmy-winning producer of ‘Homeland’ penned this surreal psychological drama. In the series premiere, three unrelated people slowly realise that they share separate parts of a single, common dream.

Thursday 26 October 2017

22:00 Wentworth 04 0012 “Seeing Red” *Season 4 Ends*

In the season finale, Bea becomes intent on delivering her own justice in the name of everyone who has suffered at the hands of Ferguson. Critically acclaimed, this drama unfolds in a women’s prison.

By Andrew Germishuys

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