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M-Net, M-Net Binge, M-Net City Line-up For July 2018 – Updated 16 July

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

M-Net Schedule Updates

New Updates

  • The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special has been added to the schedule, and will air on Friday 20 July at 20:45. The special features music superstar Christina Aguilera as well as Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Kunal Nayyar and Iain Armitage.

Reminders

  • On Sunday 15 July My Kitchen Rules South Africa season 2 will be on a broadcast break. A Carte Blanche Special: Mandela 100 documentary will air in this timeslot, in commemoration of the South African leader.

M-Net City Schedule Updates

Reminders

  • The legal drama For The People season 1 has been added to the July schedule, and will start Saturday 21 July at 19:00.

Saturday Movies

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 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 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
Dreamy, coming-of-age Spanish drama. Obsessed with the moon, a troubled and reclusive teenager with a chaotic family becomes fixated on planning a trip to space.

New, Returning & Series Finales

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

20:45 The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special

James Corden plays host to performers and actors in this toe-tapping musical special. Featuring music superstar Christina Aguilera as well as Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Kunal Nayyar and Iain Armitage who will join Corden for “Crosswalk the Musical: The Sound of Music.”

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.

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 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

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*Premieres on M-Net City*

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

19:00 For The People 01 0001 “Pilot” *Season 1 Starts*Aired on 1Magic*

The new Shondaland series follows six talented young lawyers working on opposite sides of the law and handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country.

20:00 Beyond 02 0001 “Two Zero One” *Season 2 Starts*Premieres on M-Net City*

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.

22:00 American Horror Story 07 0001 “Election Night” *Season 7 Starts*Aired on M-Net*

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*Aired on M-Net*

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*Aired on M-Net*

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*Premieres on M-Net City*

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*Aired on M-Net*

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*Aired on M-Net*

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.

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