M-Net And ME Highlights May 2022

Sunday Night Movies

Sunday 8 May 2022

21:05 The Virtuoso | 16VSNL Action

Deception and murder descend upon a sleepy town in this movie starring Anthony Hopkins and Anson Mount. Chaos ensues when an assassin accepts a new assignment from his boss.

Sunday 15 May 2022

21:05 The Forever Purge | 18VL Action Horror

The Annual Purge never ends in this fifth instalment of the “The Purge” franchise, with mayhem and murder extending well into daylight.

Sunday 22 May 2022

21:05 The Night House | 16VNL Horror Drama

A chilling mind-bending horror led by BAFTA winner Rebecca Hall. A widow begins to uncover her recently deceased husband’s disturbing secrets in the lake house he built for her.

Sunday 29 May 2022

20:05 The Ice Road | 16VL Action Adventure

Liam Neeson leads this riveting film. After a diamond mine collapses in Canada, a ‘big-rig’ ice road driver leads a rescue mission over a frozen lake to save the trapped miners.

Series Premieres


22:30 The Offer 01 | 16VSL Drama Biography  *Season 1*

A compelling mini-series led by Miles Teller that is based on Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s extraordinary, never-revealed experiences of making “The Godfather.”

Thursday 5 May 2022

22:35 The Split 03 0001 “EPISODE 01″| 16VL *Season 3 Starts*

A riveting British drama that follows the Defoes, a family of female divorce lawyers who are forced to face their past following the return of their estranged father after a 30-year absence.

Friday 6 May 2022

22:30 How To…John Wilson 02 0001 | 18L Documentary Comedy *Season 2 Starts*

Return to NYC through the lens of John Wilson in this premiere. After renting the same apartment for years, John contemplates an unexpected opportunity to become a homeowner.

Wednesday 11 May 2022

22:30 Ghislaine: Partner In Crime 01 0001 | E16 Documentary *Season 1 Starts*

This chilling four-part documentary is an intimate portrait of the infamous partner to Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, and asks the question, how deeply was she involved?

Monday 16 May 2022

21:30 The Time Traveler’s Wife 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts – Express From The US*

Theo James (Divergent) and Rose Leslie (Game Of Thrones) star in this TV adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger’s novel ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife.’ A couple’s relationship is put to the test when time travel is involved.

Friday 20 May 2022

19:00 United States of Al 06 0001 | 13VL *Season 2 Starts*

When Al struggles with the college class he is taking, Riley speaks to his professor. Art’s confidence is shaken when he learns Lois used to be married to a professional football star.

Tuesday 31 May 2022

22:30 High Town 02 0001 | E18 Crime Drama *Season 2 Starts*

A gripping season two premiere. Jackie is out to prove herself as a cop and avenge the death of her best friend. Frankie teams up with his cousin, and there is a new deadly drug in town.

Production Breaks

Monday 23 May 2022

00:30 Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 09 0012 | E16 Talk Show News *1 Week Break*

Cutting-edge political stand-up comedian John Oliver shares his unique and satirical perspective on news, politics and current events.

Season and Series Finales

Wednesday 4 May 2022

22:30 Landscapers 01 0004 | 16VL Drama Crime *Season 1 Ends*

A compelling season finale. Truth and fantasy clash as Susan and Christopher Edwards face trial. Meeting for the first time since their arrest, old doubts and new regrets test the limits of their love.

Saturday 7 May 2022

22:30 Gomorrah 05 0012 | E18 Crime  Drama

The hard-hitting, gritty crime drama that follows a ruthless and powerful Mafia.

Monday 9 May 2022

21:30 The Thing About Pam 01 0006 | E16 Crime Drama

A captivating season finale. Pam goes to shocking extremes to extricate herself from the web of lies she has spun. Some measure of justice, redemption and hope is finally found.

Wednesday 11 May 2022

21:30 A Very British Scandal 02 0003 “EPISODE #03”

A pulsating season finale. Battlelines are drawn as the Duke and Duchess of Argyll enter into a bloody separation, all played out in the white-hot glare of a ravenous press.

Friday 13 May 2022

19:00 Pivoting 01 0010 “Coleen In A Box”

Amy, Sarah and Jodie reach different crossroads and decide to put their issues on the backburner to celebrate Coleen’s birthday. The ladies bring Coleen’s ashes out for a girl’s night.

Sunday 22 May 2022

20:00 Recipes For Love And Murder 01 0010| E16 Crime Drama

A pulsating season finale to this thrilling M-Net Original. As the police close in, Maria tries to escape the killer, and a desperate search ensues for Jessie.

Tuesday 24 May 2022

22:30 Outlander 06 0008 “I Am Not Alone”| E16 Crime Drama

Based on the historical/romance novel series, this Golden Globe-nominated drama explores the adventures of a woman who inadvertently finds herself travelling back in time.

Thursday 26 May 2022

20:30 CSI: Vegas 01 0010| 16V Crime Drama

A thrilling season finale. When David Hodges goes missing, the entire team searches for any evidence that can help locate him, clear his name and save the reputation of the crime lab.

Friday 27 May 2022

19:30 American Idol 20 0020 | E13 Competition Music *Season 20 ends*

Ryan Seacrest hosts this season of the popular Emmy-winning reality singing competition with judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.

Saturday 28 May 2022

20:30 B Positive 02 0016 “Juneau, Froyo And Ronald Reagan”| *Season 2 ends*

Gina is torn after getting an offer to sell Valley Hills to a rival assisted living residence. Also, Drew prepares to leave on his big trip to Alaska.

ME May 2022 Highlights

Season Premieres


20:00 Queen Sugar 06|13L Drama *Double episodes* *Season 2*

Follows the life of two sisters, Nova and Charley Bordelon, who move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father.


20:30 Strangers You Know 01 |16V Crime Factual *Season 1*

From the producers of Carte Blanche,  M-Net’s Original African True-Crime docuseries unpacks the details of some of South Africa’s most heinous murders.

21:30 The Bachelorette 17 |13L Reality Romance *Season 17*

A single bachelorette dates multiple men over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find her true love.

Tuesday 3 May 2022

22:30 The Republic Of Sarah 01 0001| 13VSL Drama PG13L Drama Action *Season 1 Starts*

An uplifting drama about fighting for your community. Faced with the destruction of her town by a mining company, a rebellious high school teacher utilizes an obscure loophole to declare her town’s independence.

Thursday 12 May 2022

22:30 Claws 04 0001 |18VSL Drama Comedy *Season 4 Starts*

With the casino gone and her friendship with Quiet Ann in tatters, Desna is prepared to return to her roots as a money laundering nail mogul.

Season Finales

Thursday 5 May 2022

23:05 First Wives Club 02 0010 16L Drama *Season 2 Ends*

Hazel is ready to tie the knot. Bree gets the chief of staff position. Jayla’s win is questioned. David learns the truth about the break-in.

Sunday 22 May 2022

22:00 2 Dope Queens 02 0004|18L Stand-up Comedy *Season 2 Ends*

2 Dope Queens is a weekly standup and storytelling podcast that features Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, along with their friends and favourite comedians.

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/

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