M-Net, M-Net Binge, M-Net City Line-up For July 2018

M-Net (channel 101), M-Net Binge (channel 900) and M-Net City (channel 115) highlights for July 2018 – updated 18 June 2018

Saturday Movies

Saturday 07 July

21:00 Flatliners 16VSL Sci-Fi

Ambitious remake of the frightening 80s cult classic. Obsessed with death, a group of medical students conduct a series of dangerous and haunting experiments.

Saturday 14 July

21:00 9/11  16VL Drama

Whoopi Goldberg stars in this drama based on the national tragedy. A group of five people fight for survival while trapped in an elevator of the World Trade Centre on 9/11.

Saturday 21 July

21:00 Accident 16VL Thriller

A wild joy ride spirals out of control in this thriller. After a violent crash in a “borrowed” car, four teens find themselves trapped.

Saturday 28 July

21:00 2:22 13VSL Drama

Timing is everything in this supernatural thriller. A man’s life is completely derailed when an ominous pattern of events starts repeating itself every day.

Sunday Night Blockbusters

Sunday 01 July

20:05 The Hitman’s Bodyguard 16VL Action

Ryan Reynolds and Sam Jackson dive headfirst into action for this chaotic comedy. A low-level bodyguard reluctantly agrees to protect a crazy hitman with valuable testimony.

Read the SAMDB review of The Hitman’s Bodyguard.


Sunday 08 July

20:05 Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets 13V  Sci-Fi

Sci-fi spectacle from Luc Besson. A great evil threatens a planetary metropolis, leaving two operatives racing to save the universe.

Sunday 15 July

20:05 Thor: Ragnarok 13VL Fantasy

Chris Hemsworth returns as the God of Thunder for an intergalactic superhero epic. Thor fights to save the realm from the clutches of Hela, the Goddess of Death.

Read the SAMDB review of Thor: Ragnarok.

Sunday 22 July

20:05 Renegades 13VSL Comedy

Adventure and danger weave through this action comedy. Set in 1995, a group of Navy SEALs discover an underwater treasure at the bottom of a Bosnian lake.

Sunday 29 July

20:05 Daddy’s Home 2  PG13VL Comedy

A chaos-filled sequel sees Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg return for more comedy. Co-parents Brad and Dusty must contend with their respective fathers, who come to visit for the holidays.

World Cinema Movies

Note: Additional repeat has been added. See it again on Tuesdays at 01:00

Sunday 01 July

22:45 Rosalie Blum    Comedy

Warm and enchanting French comedy. A perfectly random and unexpected encounter with a seemingly familiar woman changes the life of a lonely hairdresser.

Sunday 08 July

23:00 Centaur Drama

A deeply moving story unfolds in this foreign-language drama. In Kyrgyzstan, a modest family man is challenged to steal the racehorse of a rich and powerful villager.

Sunday 15 July

23:00 Two Is A Family Comedy/Drama  PG13

Heart-warming French comedy. An established bachelor’s carefree life is suddenly upturned when a former lover deposits a baby at his doorstep – and leaves him to care for their child alone.

Sunday 22 July

22:50 A Man Of Integrity Drama

Tense Iranian drama. When his river-sourced water supply is cut off by corrupt government officials, a goldfish farmer faces financial ruin.

Sunday 29 July

22:30 A Trip To The Moon PG13VL

A chaos-filled sequel sees Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg return for more comedy. Co-parents Brad and Dusty must contend with their respective fathers, who come to visit for the holidays.

New, Returning & Series Finales

Monday 02 July

22:10 The Handmaid’s Tale 02 0001 “June” *Season 2 Starts*

In the season two premiere of this acclaimed dystopian drama, Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision. Golden Globe-winner Elisabeth Moss stars.

Tuesday 03 July

20:00 NCIS 15 0001 “House Divided” *Season 15 Starts*

Two months after Gibbs and McGee were last seen in Paraguay, the NCIS team in tirelessly search for their missing colleagues, in the season premiere of this acclaimed crime drama.

Friday 06 July

21:00 Nashville 05 0022 “Reasons To Quit” *Season 5 Ends*

Maddie and Juliette’s conflict comes to a head as the American Music Awards loom and Daphne meets Jessie’s son. Country music drama about the superstars of Music City, Nashville.

Sunday 08 July

22:20 Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 05 0017 *Season 5 goes on a production break* New episodes return in August*

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

Wednesday 11 July

19:30 Young Sheldon 01 0022 “Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentlemen Callers, And A Dinette Set” *Season 1 Ends*

In the season finale of the family comedy, Sheldon interferes when Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers. Jim Parsons produces.

Thursday 12 July

21:00 Bull 02 0022 “Death Sentence” *Season 2 Ends*

In the season finale of this acclaimed crime drama, Bull’s team is rocked when their client is found guilty of murder. Michael Weatherly (NCIS) stars.

Friday 13 July

22:35 Curb Your Enthusiasm 09 0010 #90 “Fatwa!” *Season 9 Ends*

Golden Globe-nominee Larry David stars as himself in an all new season of critically acclaimed, partly improvised comedy that doles out a tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life.

Monday 16 July

20:00 The Good Doctor 01 0018 “More” *Season 1 Ends*

In the season finale of this acclaimed medical drama, the team struggle to discover the truth behind a young college student’s unexplained injuries, while his condition worsens.  From the creator of ‘House M.D.’

21:00 Billions 03 0012 *Season 3 Ends*

The stakes are in the billions, in this provocative drama starring Golden Globe-winners Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis as two men caught in a struggle for justice, power and money.

Wednesday 18 July

17:45 My Kitchen Rules Australia 09 0055 *Season 9 Ends*

Pete Evans and Manu Feildel return to host another round of hot competition in this popular reality cooking competition series.

19:30 Will & Grace (2017) 01 0001 “11 Years Later” *Season Starts*

Eleven years after we last saw the fantastic foursome, Jack and Karen attempt to help Will and Grace hide their political faults. Series premiere of the acclaimed revival.

Thursday 19 July

17:45 Britain’s Got Talent 12: Best & Worst Specials 0001 “Stephen’s Top 10 Unsung Heroes” *Season Starts*

This special recalls all the good, the bad and the most shocking moments of the popular reality competition series.

21:00 Suits 08 0001 *Season 8 Starts*

The acclaimed, high-stakes legal series returns for another season of quick-witted drama. Gabriel Macht reprises his role as the infallible Harvey Specter.

Friday 20 July

22:35 Crashing 02 0001 #09 “The Atheist” *Season 2 Starts*

Pete has a chance encounter with famed magician Penn Jillette, who shakes his faith and inspires a wild night out. Season premiere of the contemporary comedy, following an up-and-coming comedian.

Monday 23 July

20:00 9-1-1 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

In the series premiere of this fast-paced procedural, we’re introduced to the first responders behind the 911. From Emmy-winners Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk (American Horror Story, Glee).

21:00 The Good Fight 02 0001 “Day 408” *Season 2 Starts*

An unfortunate event brings the firm together along with the prospect of a new name partner: Liz Reddick-Lawrence, in the season two premiere of this acclaimed legal drama.

Tuesday 24 July

18:00 Britain’s Got Talent: Best & Worst Specials 12 0004 “Top 10 Social Superstars” *Season Special Ends*

This special recalls all the good, the bad and the most shocking moments of the popular reality competition series.

19:00 Chicago Fire 06 0023 “The Grand Gesture” *Season 6 Ends*

Brett and Dawson respond to a tough call that quickly turns dangerous, while Kidd finds herself struggling to find time with Severide in the season finale of this crime drama.

Wednesday 25 July

18:00 Britain’s Got Talent 12 0001 “Auditions 1 *Season 12 Starts*

Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams return for another season of spectacular reality competition.

19:00 The Big Bang Theory 11 0024 “The Bow Tie Asymmetry” *Season 11 Ends*

In the season finale of the acclaimed comedy, Amy and Sheldon’s families arrive to make the final preparations for the big wedding. Follows the lives of TV’s favourite scientists.

Thursday 26 July

22:00 C.B. Strike 01 0007 “Career Of Evil Part 2” *Season 1 Ends*

Based on the bestselling novels written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, this dark crime thriller follows a troubled war veteran turned private detective.

Tuesday 31 July

19:00 Hawaii Five-O 08 0001 “A’ole E ‘Olelo Mai Ana Ke Ahi Ua Ana Ia (Fire Will Never Say That It Has Had Enough)” *Season 8 Starts*

McGarrett and Danny take on a diabolical hacker who releases a dangerous arsonist from prison, in the season premiere of the crime drama.

Sunday 01 July

21:30 S.W.A.T 01 0012 “Contamination” 13VL

22:20 S.W.A.T 01 0013 “Fences” 13VL

23:10 S.W.A.T 01 0014 “Ghosts” 13VL

23:58 S.W.A.T 01 0015 “Crews” 13VL

00:46 S.W.A.T 01 0016 “Payback” 13VL

01:34 S.W.A.T 01 0017 “Armory” 13VL

02:22 S.W.A.T 01 0018 “Patrol” 13VL

03:10 S.W.A.T 01 0019 “Source” 13VL

03:58 S.W.A.T 01 0020 “Vendetta” 13VL

04:46 S.W.A.T 01 0021 “Hunted”        13VL

05:34 S.W.A.T 01 0022 “Hoax”  13VL

Saturday 07 July

22:00 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0001 “The Handmaid’s Tale” 18S

23:02 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0002 “Birth Day” 18S

23:54 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0003 “Late” 18V

00:52 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0004 “Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum” 18S

01:49 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0005 “Faithful” 18VSN

Sunday 08 July

22:00 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0006 “A Woman’s Place”   18SL

22:59 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0007 “The Other Side” 18VL

23:51 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0008 “Jezebels” 18VS

00:45 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0009 “The Bridge” 18SL

01:39 The Handmaid’s Tale 01 0010 “Night” 18VL

Saturday 14 July

22:00 Westworld 02 0001 #11 “Journey Into Night” R18VNL

23:14 Westworld 02 0002 #12 “Reunion” R18VNL

00:16 Westworld 02 0003 #13 “Virtù E Fortuna” R18VL

01:19 Westworld 02 0004 #14 “The Riddle Of The Sphinx” R18VL

02:34 Westworld 02 0005 #15 “Akane No Mai” R18VSNL

Sunday 15 July

22:00 Westworld 02 0006 #16 “Phase Space” R18VL

23:02 Westworld 02 0007 #17 “Les ´Escorchés” R18VNL

00:09 Westworld 02 0008 #18 “Kiksuya” R18VNL

01:16 Westworld 02 0009 #19 “Vanishing Point” 18

02:23 Westworld 02 0010 #20 “The Passenger” 18

Saturday 21 July

22:00 Outlander 03 0001 “The Battle Joined” 18VSL

22:59 Outlander 03 0002 “Surrender” 18VSN

23:59 Outlander 03 0003 “All Debts Paid” 18VL

01:01 Outlander 03 0004 “Of Lost Things” 18VSN

02:05 Outlander 03 0005 “Freedom & Whiskey” 18VL

03:04 Outlander 03 0006 “A. Malcolm” 18SNL

Sunday 22 July

22:00 Outlander 03 0007 “Creme De Menthe” 18VSNL

22:55 Outlander 03 0008 “First Wife” 18VSL

23:59 Outlander 03 0009 “The Doldrums”     18SL

01:00 Outlander 03 0010 “Heaven And Earth”  18VL

02:00 Outlander 03 0011 “Uncharted” 18SNL

03:00 Outlander 03 0012 “The Bakra” 18VNL

03:58 Outlander 03 0013 “Eye Of The Storm” 18VSN

Saturday 28 July

21:30 This Is Us 02 0001 “A Father’s Advice” 13

22:18 This Is Us 02 0002 “A Manny-Splendored Thing” 13

23:06 This Is Us 02 0003 “Deja Vu”    13

23:54 This Is Us 02 0004 “Still There” 13

00:42 This Is Us 02 0005 “Brothers”   13

01:30 This Is Us 02 0006 “The 20’s”   13

02:18 This Is Us 02 0007 “The Most Disappointed Man”   13

03:06 This Is Us 02 0008 “Number One” 13SL

03:54 This Is Us 02 0009 “Number Two” 13

Sunday 29 July

21:30 This Is Us 02 0010 “Number Three”    13

22:18 This Is Us 02 0011 “The Fifth Wheel ” 13

23:06 This Is Us 02 0012 “Clooney”    13

23:54 This Is Us 02 0013 “That’ll Be The Day” 13

00:42 This Is Us 02 0014 “Super Bowl Sunday” 13

01:33 This Is Us 02 0015 “The Car” 13

02:21 This Is Us 02 0016 “Vegas, Baby” 13

03:09 This Is Us 02 0017 “This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life” 13V

03:57 This Is Us 02 0018 “The Wedding” 13

M-Net City Movies

Friday 06 July

21:00 Allegiant 13V Sci-Fi

Shailene Woodley returns for the penultimate film in this thrilling sci-fi series. Tris must escape and travel beyond the wall to discover the real truth about their world.

Friday 13 July

21:00 Skiptrace PG13VL Action Comedy

Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville form an unlikely alliance in this global adventure. A Hong Kong detective and an American gambler team up to battle a notorious Chinese criminal.

Friday 20 July

21:00 Pompeii 16V Action

A dramatic adventure starring Game Of Thrones’ Kit Harington as a gladiator who must save his love from a corrupt Senator before Mount Vesuvius erupts, taking Pompeii with it.

Friday 27 July

21:00 Snowpiercer 16VL Sci-Fi

Chris Evans stars in this riveting sci-fi film set in a frozen post-apocalyptic world. A few last survivors live and travel aboard a train, but it is amongst a deep class war.

New, Returning & Series Finales

Sunday 01 July

18:00 Prison Break 2017 01 0009 Behind The Eyes *Season Binge Slot Ends*

In the season finale, Poseidon continues to outsmart Michael and the rest of the gang which leads them to the ultimate showdown. This crime drama revival follows the exploits of two jailbird brothers.

19:00 The Last Ship 04 0001 “In Medias Res” *Season 4 Binge Slot Starts*

The Nathan James faces another global disaster sixteen months after thwarting the coup in America, in the season premiere of this post-apocalyptic drama. Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy) stars.

Sunday 08 July

23:10 Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 01 0001 “The Hood Maker” *Season 1 Starts*

The premiere of this sci-fi anthology opens in a world without advanced technology, where telepaths are the only mechanism for long-distance communication. Based on the acclaimed works of Philip K. Dick.

Tuesday 10 July

18:00 Blue Bloods 08 0022 “My Aim Is True” *Season 8 Ends*

In the season finale of this Emmy-nominated crime drama, a series of drive-by murders occur after six wrongly convicted men are released from prison.

Wednesday 11 July

18:00 Blindspot 03 0001 “Back To The Grind” *Season 3 Starts*

In the Season 3 premiere, the FBI team is brought back together by a new crisis after 18 months since they parted.

19:00 Instinct 01 0013 *Season 1 Ends*

Golden Globe-nominee Alan Cumming (The Good Wife) stars in this slick crime thriller about a gifted psychology professor who assists the NYPD on the hunt for a serial killer.

Saturday 14 July

19:00 iZombie 04 0013 “And He Shall Be A Good Man” *Season 4 Ends*

Clive, Ravi, Peyton and Major work together to help Liv in the season finale of this fantasy drama.

20:00 Sleepy Hollow 04 0013 “Freedom” *Season 4 Ends*

This Emmy-nominated supernatural drama explores the resurrection of a 18th Century hero who fights to protect the world from evil.

22:00 The Replacement 01 0003 *Season 1 Ends*

In the series finale of this dark drama, Ellen struggles to keep her life together in the wake of Paula’s confession. British miniseries from the director of ‘Doctor Who’.

Sunday 15 July

18:00 The Last Ship 04 0010 “Endgame” *Season 4 Ends*

In the season finale of this fast-paced military drama Chandler confronts his enemy, and his personal demons, in a final showdown as the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. Set in a post-apocalyptic world.

19:00 Once Upon A Time 07 0001 “Hyperion Heights” *Season 7 Binge Slot Starts*

In the season premiere of this Emmy-nominated fantasy drama, the Evil Queen, Captain Hook and Rumpelstiltskin join Henry Mills on an epic quest. Follows the adventures of fairy-tale characters.

Tuesday 17 July

22:05 Snatch 01 0010 “A Family Affair” *Season 1 Ends*

In a thrilling season finale, Vic is in the back of Jone’s van with the gold as Albert and Hate’em tail them in desperation. Brit crime dramedy based on the acclaimed film of the same name.

Wednesday 18 July

19:00 Elementary 06 0001 “An Infinite Capacity For Taking Pains” *Season 6 Starts*

In the season premiere, Holmes confronts a medical diagnosis that threatens his career. Lucy Liu and Johnny Lee Miller return for the sixth season of the acclaimed crime drama.

22:00 Outlander 03 0013 “Eye Of The Storm” *Season 3 Ends*

Claire is forced to play a game of cat and mouse with an old adversary as she searches for Young Ian. Golden Globe-nominee Caitriona Balfe stars in this acclaimed period drama.

Saturday 21 July

20:00 Beyond 02 0001 “Two Zero One” *Season 2 Starts*

In the season premiere of this fantasy drama, Holden throws himself into his new “normal” life, with his mission in the Realm seemingly behind him. Sci-fi following a young man with astrophysical abilities.

21:00 The Originals 05 0013 *Season 5 Ends*

The creator of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ penned this Emmy-nominated supernatural drama, following the tumultuous lives of the first vampire family.

22:00 American Horror Story 07 0001 “Election Night” *Season 7 Starts*

The seventh season of the critically acclaimed horror anthology premieres with election night 2016, where Donald Trump wins the Presidency of the United States. From Emmy-winner Ryan Murphy.

Monday 23 July

19:00 APB 01 0012 “Ricochet” *Season 1 Ends*

In the season finale, when Gideon is blamed for recent terrorist attacks, he and Capt. Conrad attempt to track down the real culprit. Crime drama from the producers of ‘Burn Notice’.

20:00 Criminal Minds 13 0022 “Believer” *Season 13 Ends*

When Reid discovers former FBI Special Agent Owen Quinn locked inside a storage unit, the BAU questions the credibility of Quinn’s bizarre account of how he got there, in the season finale of this crime drama.

Tuesday 24 July

22:05 Longmire 06 0001 “The Eagle And The Osprey” *Season 6 Starts*

In the season premiere, a bank robbery ends in a shooting, giving Sawyer Crane more leverage against Walt.  Final season of the gritty crime drama about a troubled county sheriff.

Wednesday 25 July

21:00 Ten Days In The Valley 01 0010 “Day 10: Fade Out” *Season 1 Ends*

In the season finale of this gripping mystery drama, Jane discovers Red’s true identity just as Ali, Tom and Pete face some family truths, unaware that Jane is in trouble.

22:00 Lucifer 03 0001 “They’re Back, Aren’t They?” *Season 3 Starts*

The season premiere of the devilish drama sees Lucifer waking up in the middle of the desert with his wings back. This crime drama is based on the bestselling comic book character from Neil Gaiman.

Friday 27 July

19:00 Zoo 03 0013 “The Barrier” *Season 3 Ends*

In the season finale of the fast-paced thriller the team races to stop the hybrids from breaching the barrier wall. Follows the exploits of a renegade zoologist and his team.

Saturday 28 July

21:00 Falling Water 02 0001 “Shadowman” *Season 2 Starts*

Tess, Taka, and Burton try to move on with their lives, but find themselves drawn back into the dangerous world of dreams and dreamers, in the season premiere of this psychological drama.

Monday 30 July

19:00 The Brave 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

In the action-packed series premiere of this drama, Captain Adam Dalton and his heroic Special Ops squad stop at nothing to save an American doctor after she’s abducted by a terrorist group.

20:00 Valor 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*

In the series premiere of this army drama, an elite unit of helicopter pilots are sent on a top secret mission to Somalia. Christina Ochoa (Animal Kingdom) stars.

21:00 Shut Eye 01 0010 “Ace Of Swords” *Season 1 Ends*

On the eve of Drina and Little Tony’s wedding, Charlie and Eduardo finalise their plan to stage a robbery in the season finale of this crime drama.

22:00 Orange Is The New Black 05 0013 “Storm-Y Weather” *Season 5 Ends*

In the season finale of the critically acclaimed dramedy, chaos descends on Litchfield three days into the riot leaving the inmates concerned about what the future holds.

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 Instagram: instagram.com/andrewgerm_za IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/