Our top six shows this August | Kwesé

Our top six shows this August

Our top six shows this August

09:45 SAST | 28 Jul 2017

We have searched the world far and wide for the best collection of eye-opening documentaries, scandalous series, dramatic movies and riveting reality shows. Register online and get Kwesé now to ensure you don’t miss a second of what we have to offer.

Delve into the inner workings of the cut-throat legal industry with Money. Power. Respect on Kwesé Prime (Ch 100) premiering Wednesday, 16 August at 21:30 CAT. This docuseries airs Wednesdays and profiles several high-powered African American attorneys in the entertainment industry. They help one another, use one another, and sometimes throw one another under the bus to get ahead in both their personal and professional lives. If this sounds up your alley, then be sure to catch the first episode where Kelly sends her boyfriend packing, Dana ignites a power struggle with her husband, and Kendell receives a mysterious and upsetting call.

Produced by and starring Constance Ejuma, Ben & Ara won Best Diaspora Film at the African Movie Academy Awards. Tune in to Kwesé Movies 3 (Ch 125) for Ben & Ara on 19 August at 19:00 CAT. Africa is a continent rich with celebrated cultural diversity. But sometimes different backgrounds can be a barrier to romance. Ben is an agnostic PhD student and Ara is an African Islamic woman – will their passionate and forbidden affair tear their worlds to shreds?

If this has your tongue wagging, be sure to tune in to Kwesé Movies 1 and Kwesé Movies 2 for more magical movies.

If you’re a series junkie, you’re in the right place. Kwesé Stories (Ch 105) is premiering the scandal-filled, dramatic telenovela that is Mara the Only One on Tuesday, 8 August at 21:00 CAT. The collapse of a great national Portuguese bank triggers conflict between two families. Follow Luís Miguel (Lourenço Ortigão), a young engineer, as he sets off to Angola for a brighter future. In the first episode, he is involved in a devastating accident and meets Mara, an Angolan nurse. Get hooked on his story weekdays at 20:30 CAT.

Kwesé TV’s very own Kwesé Know (Ch 400) presents Half the Sky on Saturday, 26 August at 21:00 CAT. Reporter Nicholas Kristof enlists the help of A-list celebrities to relieve the plight of women and girls living in exploitative conditions. He travels to places like Kenya, Pakistan and Vietnam to expose the abuse these women are enduring, and then he receives help from the likes of America Ferrera, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan and Olivia Wilde in the hope of using their reach and influence to make a difference. The documentary series is inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

Car Chasers on Discovery DTX (Ch 415) presents wheeler dealer duo Jeff Allen and Perry Barndt as they travel the USA looking to buy and sell cars. Whether it's a rare Shelby Mustang or a vintage hot rod, the key to success is to buy the goods low and sell them high – but they have to watch out for Jeff’s dad, a classic car dealer in his own right and the boys’ biggest competition. Tune in for the premiere episode Flippin’ Ferraris on Thursday, 17 August at 19:15 CAT.

Tune in to Fashion 24 Hours on Fashion TV (Ch 405) on 16 August at 20:00 CAT for the premiere of the fabulously fashionable and forward thinking six episode biography series. This is a little something for the outrageous, the bold, and the lovers of the runway. Get an exclusive look into the glamorous daily life of fashion industry leaders. From influential cities to specific fashion locations, the show follows top models, in demand designers, leading stylists, innovative makeup artists and the world’s best photographers all day and all night.

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