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M-Net 101 and M-Net City line-up for August 2019

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M-Net 101 and M-Net City line-up for August 2019

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M-Net Schedule Updates

New Updates

  • Million Dollar Mile season 1 returns with episode 5 on Sunday 04 August at 15:50.
  • The glamourous pageant Miss SA will air on Friday 09 August at 17:00.
  • The dark dramedy Catch 22 season 1 has been added to the August schedule and will start Wednesday 21 August at 22:00.

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Movies

True life drama ensues in American Animals, the first action-packed Saturday movie to warm up August. Then, the gripping domestic thriller Sleeper asks whether you really know your significant other and a group of college kids are pledging in the wrong place at the wrong time in The Row. Rounding of the Saturday movies is the sci-fi drama Singularity- a foreboding futuristic film exploring a robot revolution.

 

Saturday 03 August

21:30 American Animals  16VL | Crime

Truth is stranger, and possibly more suspenseful than fiction in this crime thriller. Four disenfranchised young men attempt to execute one of the most outlandish art heists in American history.

Saturday 10 August

21:00 Sleeper      13VL | Mystery

Tense and gripping domestic thriller. A woman's life begins to unravel when she discovers that her husband is a Russian spy with - dangerous motives.

Saturday 17 August

21:00 The Row      18VSNL | Horror

Games become deadly in this college thriller. A group of freshmen who are pledging for a sorority house discover a dark secret, as series of murders terrorises the campus.

Saturday 24 August        

22:00 Singularity    

Futuristic sci-fi drama. A century after an AI supercomputer destroys most of humankind, two teenagers form an alliance and go in search of the last human stronghold.

Saturday 31 August

22:00 S.M.A.R.T. Chase   16V | Action

Orlando Bloom drives this pulsating action movie. A washed-up security agent is hired to keep a priceless Chinese artefact safe, but the job quickly takes a deadly turn.

 

Sunday Night Blockbusters

The steampunk dystopian adventure Mortal Engines makes it’s way to the home of magic this month, as does the iconic Creed II -  the second instalment of the sports drama starring Michael B. Jordan and Rocky himself, Sylvester Stallone. Then Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick weave an intricate tale of lies, deception and disappearance inA Simple Favour and a creature of the depths resurfaces in The Meg.

Sunday 04 August

20:05 A Simple Favour     16VSNL | Drama   

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively shine in this twisted crime thriller. A seemingly mild-mannered single mom’s life is thrown into turmoil when she befriends a mysterious, upper-class woman.

Sunday 11 August

20:05 Mortal Engines      13V | Action

Post-apocalyptic adventure from Peter Jackson. In a world where mobile cities consume each other to survive, a trio of outcasts cross paths and become entangled in a deadly conspiracy.

Sunday 18 August

20:05 Creed II         16V | Drama

Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone return for this gripping sequel. Newly crowned heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago - son of Ivan Drago.

Sunday 25 August

20:05 The Meg       16V | Action

The ocean will never be safe again, in this horrifying Jason Statham movie. While on an expedition, a research team is attacked by a deadly shark, that was thought to have been extinct.

World Cinema Movies

Sunday 04 August

23:45 Eva      16VSN | Drama

Reality and fiction merge in this tense erotic French thriller. A mysterious and intriguing woman crosses the path of a phony playwright, sending both their lives into a spiral.

Sunday 11 August

23:55 The Train Of Salt And Sugar

Perilous drama about endurance. In war torn Mozambique, a train of civilian passengers and unruly soldiers must work together when they’re attacked by rebels.

Sunday 18 August

23:55 The Bookshop    PG13 | Drama

Charming and poignant English drama. In 1959, a young woman arrives in a small East Anglian town and decides to open a bookshop, much to the opposition of the local community.

Sunday 25 August

23:45 Doubtful      16VL | Drama

Redemptive and provocative Israeli drama. Sentenced to community service, a troubled screenwriter teaches a group of juvenile offenders who end up changing his world forever.

 

Brand New Shows

Gina Torres, well known for her role as Jessica Pearson on hit original series Suits, is taking her character to Chicago, where she will star in the spin-off series, Pearson. Jim Carrey is excellent in the poignant, emotional and compelling dramedy Kidding, starting on M-Net this month.

Thursday 08 August

21:10 Pearson  01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

From the creator of ‘Suits’, this spin-off drama zooms in on the world of the recently disbarred NYC powerhouse lawyer – Jessica Pearson – who has to adjust to the down and dirty Chicago politics.

Friday 09 August

22:30 Kidding 01 0001 "Green Means Go" *Season 1 Starts*

The series premiere of this poignant dramedy introduces us to Jeff Pickles, a beloved and famous children’s icon who decides its time to talk about death on his TV show. Golden Globe-nominated series.

Monday 12 August

20:00 The Rookie 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

The series premiere of this fast-paced crime drama, small-town guy John Nolan packs up his life and moves to LA – to become the oldest rookie in the LAPD. Nathan Fillion (Castle) stars.

 

Wednesday 21 August

22:00 Catch 22 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel, the series premiere of this dark war comedy sees young American pilots begin their service in World War II. Oscar-winner George Clooney stars.

 

Friday 30 August

21:00 The Inbetween 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*

The series premiere of this suspenseful paranormal drama introduces us to Cassie, a troubled young woman whose psychic ability enables her to see dead people. From the producer of ‘Medium’.

 

Returning Favourites

Prepare for the penultimate season of family shenanigans in Modern Family and then more antics from the close-knit clan in The Goldbergs. Matt Le Blanc puts the “man” in Man With A Plan starting on M-Net this month, and the much-anticipated season 16 of The Voice brings a real-life (John) Legend to the red chair this season.

Friday 02 August

17:50 Britain's Got Talent 13 0001 *Season 13 Starts*

Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams are on the hunt for the country’s biggest act, in this popular reality competition series.

Saturday 03 August

17:30 The Goldbergs 06 0001 "Sixteen Candles" *Season 6 Starts*

Expecting that his mother will go all out for his birthday as usual, Adam is surprised when she forgets his sixteenth. Season premiere of the oddball family comedy.

 

Sunday 04 August

15:50 Million Dollar Mile 01 0005 "The Elite Of The Elite" *Season 1 Returns*

Everyday athletes are mentally and physically challenged while competing in a specialised course, in this adrenaline pumping, high-stakes reality competition series.

 

Thursday 08 August

20:10 Suits 09 0001*Season 9 Starts*

The ninth and final season of the hit US legal drama returns amidst uncertainty and change yet again. Patrick J. Adams guest stars in this season.

 

Friday 09 August

17:00 Miss SA

Sixteen stunning young women vie to be crowned the people’s queen in this prestigious pageant, held this year at the Sun Arena in Times Square, Pretoria.

 

19:00 The Voice 16 0001 "The Blind Auditions Season Premiere" *Season 16 Starts*

EGOT winner John Legend occupies the red chair alongside Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton in this season of the Emmy-winning reality singing competition. 

Saturday 24 August

18:30 Man With A Plan 03 0001 *Season 3 Starts*

With Andi now joining him at work every day, Adam attempts to make the office feel more inviting. Season premiere of the family comedy starring Golden Globe winner Matt LeBlanc.

Wednesday 28 August

19:00 Modern Family 10 0001 "I Love A Parade" *Season 10 Starts*

The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan set off more than a few fireworks when they get together at the annual Fourth of July parade, in the tenth season premiere of the award-winning comedy.

 

 

Season and Series Finales

The fun family comedy Last Man Standing comes to an end this month, as does the grim dramedy In The Dark. Undercover agents have one last mission in the finale ofNCIS: Los Angeles and Bull closes another case in the season finale this month.

Thursday 01 August

20:10 NCIS: Los Angeles 10 0024 "False Flag" *Season 10 Ends*

Hetty enlists her friend Lieutenant Colonel Sarah "Mac" Mackenzie, to help obtain information from a Russian diplomat, in the season finale of the Emmy-nominated crime drama.

21:10 Bull 03 0022 "Pillar Of Salt" *Season 3 Ends*

Bull works to convince a jury that an alleged murder was actually a tragic accident when TAC represents a woman charged with her 3-year-old stepdaughter's death. Season finale of the crime drama.

Monday 05 August

20:00 New Amsterdam 01 0022 "Luna" *Season 1 Ends*

Sharpe works on a creative way to help Max and Kapoor gets surprising news, while Reynolds takes a big step in his relationship with Evie, in the season finale of the acclaimed medical drama.  

Saturday 17 August

18:30 Last Man Standing 07 0022 "A Moving Finale" *Season 7 Ends*

When Mandy and Kyle are hesitant to move out of the Baxter household and into their own place, Mike gives them some tough love. Season finale of the family comedy.

Friday 23 August

21:00 In The Dark 01 0013 "It's Always Been You" *Season 1 Ends*

This grim dramedy follows an irreverent young blind woman named Murphy, whose messy life is upturned further by the murder of her best friend.

 

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M-Net City Movies

Liam Neeson kicks of the action-packed Friday movie lineup on M-Net City with A Walk Among the Tombstones. Then the sci-fi drama Ender’s Game takes us on an intergalactic adventure and high-octane action ensues in Red 2 and Riddick and Liam Hemsworth experiences some Paranoia in a tale of corporate espionage.

Friday 02 August  

20:50 A Walk Among The Tombstones  16VL | Crime

Liam Neeson (Taken) stars in this thrilling crime drama. A detective is hired by a drug kingpin to investigate the kidnapping and murder of his wife.

Friday 09 August

20:50 Ender's Game         PG13V | Sci-Fi      

Based on the bestselling novel, mankind’s survival depends on a young boy after earth is ravaged by an alien race. A compelling and captivating adventure.

Friday 16 August

20:50 Red 2        13V | Action

Looking for a high-octane film filled with danger, romance and revenge? Then join an all-star cast playing a group of retired Black Ops CIA agents on a deadly mission.

Friday 23 August

20:50 Paranoia      PG13VL | Drama

Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) is caught in the middle of the dark, dangerous world of corporate espionage in this cautionary tale of greed gone wrong.

Friday 30 August  

20:50 Riddick      16VNL | Sci-Fi

Vin Diesel returns as the legendary Riddick in the third instalment of this no-holds-barred sci-fi franchise. This time, Riddick must fight the elements as well as his enemies. 

 

Premiering on M-Net City

There’s plenty of fantasy and supernatural drama making its way to M-Net City this month: some premieres on the home of the heroes include the second season ofMarvel’s Runaways and the sixth season of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D where comic book action takes on a new meaning.

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man returns for more thrilling supernatural action and the troubled forensics expert Harrow returns to the fray in the second season.

Saturday 10 August

19:05 Marvel's Runaways 02 0001 "Gimme Shelter" *Season 2 Starts*Premieres on M-Net City*

The kids struggle with their new lives as Runaways, but find a hideout in the season premiere. This Marvel fantasy drama follows the adventures of six childhood friends with superpowers.

Monday 12 August

21:00 Instinct 02 001 “Stay Gold” *Season 2 Starts*Premieres on M-Net City*

Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of a successful businesswoman who attempted to prolong the lifespan of humans. Season premiere of the cop drama starring Golden Globe-nominee Alan Cumming.  

Sunday 18 August

16:40 Stan Lee's Lucky Man 03 0001 "Facing Your Demons" *Season 3 Starts*Premieres on M-Net City*

In the season premiere of this comic book crime drama, DI Harry Clayton’s 'informer’ Eve is accused of murder. Golden Globe-nominee James Nesbitt stars.      

Tuesday 27 August

20:50 Harrow 02 0001 "Ab Imo Pectore" *Season 2 Starts*Premieres on M-Net City*

Harrow recovers from a near-fatal shooting and returns to work immediately, investigating the tragic puzzle of a young mother's psychotic episode. Second season premiere of the Australian drama.

Friday 30 August

19:10 Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D 06 0001 "Missing Pieces" *Season 6 Starts*Premieres On M-Net City*

Scattered across the galaxy, the team works to find its footing in the wake of losing Coulson. Season premiere of the fantasy drama set in the Marvel universe.

 

Brand New to M-Net City

The critically acclaimed Escape at Dannemora comes to City this month as does the stellar sixth season of Ray Donovan. A murder-mystery unfolds in The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair and the powerful doccie-series American Dynasties unpacks the story of The Kennedys.

Monday 12 August

21:50 Better Call Saul 04 0001 "Smoke" *Season 4 Starts*Aired in M-Net Africa*

Jimmy struggles to cope with Chuck's tragic death, as Mike ponders his role at Madrigal and Howard makes a startling confession. Season premiere of the Golden Globe-nominated drama.

Thursday 15 August

21:40 Escape At Dannemora 01 0001 *Season 1 Starts*Aired on M-Net*

In the premiere of this dark dramedy Joyce “Tilly” Mitchell is questioned about her involvement in the escape of two inmates. Ben Stiller directs this limited series, led by an ensemble cast.

Wednesday 21 August

21:40 Ray Donovan 06 0001 "Staten Island - Part 1" *Season 6 Starts*Aired on Showmax*

Rescued from the East River, Ray finds his chance at a new life interrupted when Samantha Winslow comes calling, in the season six premiere of the Golden Globe-nominated drama.

Thursday 22 August

18:20 The Kennedys: American Dynasties 01 0001 "The Power Of Wealth" *Season 1 Starts*Aired on M-Net*

The premiere episode of this insightful and revealing documentary sees family patriarch Joseph P. Kennedy aspiring to hold the ultimate position of power: by becoming President of the United States.

20:50 For The People 02 0001 "First Inning" *Season 2 Starts*Aired on 1Magic*

Sandra, with the help of new investigator Ted, must defend a teenage gamer whose online argument leads to a police raid that ends with the death of a United States senator.

Friday 23 August

18:20 The Last Defense 01 0001 "Darlie Routier: The Crime" *Season 1 Starts*Aired on M-Net*

In the premiere episode of this true crime doccie series, the case of housewife Darlie Routier is examined. Oscar-winner Viola Davis executive produces.

Sunday 25 August

19:10 Suits 08 0001 "Right-Hand Man" *Season 8 Starts*Aired on M-Net *

The season premiere of the high-stakes legal drama opens after the merger, where Harvey and Zane grapple over who should lead the firm. Gabriel Macht returns as hotshot lawyer Harvey Specter.

Tuesday 27 August

21:50 The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair 01 0001 "How Does Your Garden Grow" *Season 1 Starts*Aired on M-Net*

In the premiere of this gripping mystery, a writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor. Golden Globe-nominee Patrick Dempsey stars.

 

 

Season & Series Finales

The comedy sci-fi The Orville concludes on M-Net City this month as does the political drama Secret City. The final episode of Vikings brings a few surprises and the conclusion of Power brings some tragedy to the table. The superhero escapades of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning  come to a close and the truth is closing in on the Keating 4 in How to Get Away with Murder

Also concluding on the channel this month is the mystery of Manifest, as well as the grim crime drama Tell Me A Story and the equally spooky Shut Eye.

Saturday 03 August

19:05 The Orville 02 0014 "The Road Not Taken" *Season 2 Ends*

The crew must contend with the disastrous fallout from Kelly's decision, in the season finale of this sci-fi comedy.

Monday 05 August

20:55 Secret City 02 0006 "Two Cheers For Democracy" *Season 2 Ends*

In the season finale, Harriet searches high and low for a missing piece of evidence that may prevent a war. Anna Torv (Fringe) stars in this gripping  Australian thriller.

21:55 Vikings 05 0020 "Ragnarok" *Season 5 Ends*

A new battle for Kattegat is on and only the gods know who will emerge victorious, in the season finale of the Emmy-nominated historical saga.

Thursday 08 August

21:40 Power 04 0010 "You Can't Fix This" *Season 4 Ends*

When tragedy befalls the St. Patrick family, Ghost and Tommy seek retribution. Tasha tries to keep things together at home until she realizes it will be on her to prevent further disaster.

Wednesday 14 August

21:40 Shut Eye 02 0010 "There's No Place Like Home" *Season 2 Ends*         

Charlie steps into Paz's shoes at the retreat and Linda makes a series of devastating and unwelcome discoveries, in the season finale of the supernatural crime drama.

Thursday 15 August

18:20 DC'S Legends Of Tomorrow 04 0016 "Hey, World!" *Season 4 Ends*

The Legends pose as three more publicly-known superheroes to bring people to Nate's Heyworld so they can defeat Neron's plan, in the season finale of the comic book fantasy drama.

20:50 How To Get Away With Murder 05 0015 "Please Say No One Else Is Dead" *Season 5 Ends*

Annalise and her team need to get to the truth before the truth gets them, in the season finale of this Shonda Rhimes legal drama.

Friday 16 August

18:20 Black Lightning 02 0016 "The Book Of Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega" *Season 1 Ends*

Black Lightning and Thunder take on the Masters of Disaster, while Peter and Jennifer try to restore the city's power, in the season finale of the DC fantasy drama.

Tuesday 20 August

20:50 Tell Me A Story 01 0010 "Chapter 10: Forgiveness" *Season 1 Ends*

In the season finale of this intriguing thriller, Hannah takes the fight to Katrina, culminating in a final showdown as she tries to free Gabe. From the writer of ‘Scream’.

21:40 Counterpart 02 0010 "Better Angels" *Season 2 Ends*

Mira's looming threat forges some unlikely alliances, in the season finale of this sci-fi drama. Academy Award winner JK Simmons stars.

Friday 23 August

19:10 Manifest 01 0016 Estimated Time Of Departure" *Season 1 Ends*

Michaela, Ben, Zeke and Saanvi all experience the same calling, in the season finale of this intriguing mystery drama.

Wednesday 28 August

20:50 The Oath 02 0008 "Restitution" *Season 2 Ends*

The death of a Raven has everyone on edge. Carmen and her allies gun for Victor and all the other loose ends before heading home.

Saturday 31 August

22:30 American Horror Story 08 0010 "Apocalypse Then" *Season 8 Ends*

In the season finale, as final plans are made for the Apocalypse, Myrtle pays a visit to the robotics factory and learns of Michael's nuclear plan. Acclaimed horror drama from Ryan Murphy.