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March Highlights

Published: 07.03.2017


March Highlights
E!Entertainment

Keeping Up with the Kardashians (S13): Tune in as we follow the lives of America’s most famous celebrity family, featuring an exclusive look at the private lives of Kim Kardashian and her siblings. With plenty of drama, glamour, laughter and tears, join America’s favourite celebrity family as they meet life’s triumphs and tragedies head-on in their trademark style, supporting each other through the good and the bad.Premieres on Sunday 12 March at 20:00 CAT.
So Cosmo: Set at the glamorous offices of one of the world’s most popular women’s magazines, this brand new series follows the talented young staff behind Cosmopolitan Magazine. Always the first to know what’s hot, what’s not and what should be, these trailblazers are experts on trends, tips and celebrity gossip. Pushed to their limits by the formidable and fashionable Editor-in-Chief, Joanna Coles, the Cosmo team need to find the right balance between their professional and personal lives. Get an all-access pass inside the biggest female brand in the world as E! brings you everything ‘so Cosmo’! From Wednesday 15 March at 20:00 CAT.

Discovery Channel

Idris Elba: Fighter: Award-winning actor Idris Elba has taken on numerous roles but none like this. In this series Elba undertakes the most physically and mentally demanding experience of his career – training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holdsbarred bout. Mentored by former world champions, trainers, and coaches, Idris spans the globe to incorporate unorthodox training methods and fitness regimens to increase his chances in the main event. Elba, who is no stranger to fight training, used to train kickboxing for fitness throughout his 20s, but has never fought professionally. This is no act. There is no script. This fight is brutally real. From Monday 6 March at 21:00 CAT.

Discovery Family

Battle Bots: It’s ultimate robot carnage as mechanical gladiators battle it out in a tournament – for glory, mayhem and destruction! Sparks fly and robots will die in this ultimate battle of machine versus machine. This series brings all the thrills and edge-of-your-seat tension of a major sporting contest, coupled with the latest in robot engineering and larger-than-life inventors. Each episode gets fully immersed in the action with high tech on-board technology and cameras and combat analytics. Who will have what it takes to win the most epic robot competition of all time? From Friday 10 March at 20:10 CAT.

IDx

A Crime to Remember: The series returns to showcase the most compelling crimes of yesteryear, when murder erupted from the same dark places as today - passion, jealousy, greed and revenge - but the cops had to catch the killer with not much more than fingerprint dusters and a Rolodex. Jaw-dropping period recreations bring the bad old days to life, and recapture the most memorable crimes of the twentieth century.From Friday 10 March at 22:00 CAT.
Disney Channel

The Zhu Zhus Yr1 Launch: The Zhu Zhus is about a young girl who lives with her mom, dad, and four talking, extraordinary hamsters; Pipsqueak. Mr. Squiggles, Num Nums, and Chunk. The group of five go on adventures together, often getting themselves in troublesome situations. The Zhu Zhus premieres weekdays from Monday 6 March at 14:55 CAT

History

Black Sails (season 3): Michael Bay’s pirate drama Black Sails returns with a storm to HISTORY® this March. A prequel to the world famous novel, Treasure Island, Black Sails is a gritty drama set in the brutal and cut-throat golden age of 18th century piracy. In this series, the world lives in fear of Captain Flint. But when his campaign of terror crosses over into madness, it falls to John Silver to locate the man within the monster. All will be tested when a new threat arrives. It knows them. It understands them. And in the blink of an eye, it will turn them against each other. Tune in every Sunday from 12 March at 21:10 CAT
Cartoon Network
We Bare Bears: With a selfie here, a couple of online dates, a tag and a share on social media there, being a bear in this world is certainly not easy. This season, we are taken back to when the brothers were little bear cubs! Viewers can also look forward to watching an amazing music video compilation of the bears, uploaded by the bears. Catch the every weekday from Monday 3 March at 18:30 CAT.

Jim Jam

My Little Pony - Twinkle Wish Adventure: All the ponies cannot wait for the Winter Wishes festival where the Wishing Star grants each pony one special wish. But when the Wishing Star disappears, they go on a journey to find it. During their adventure, they learn what it means for wishes to really come true! But will they make it back in time for the festival? Join Pinkie Pie and all her pony friends on their journey as they discover that friendship can make wishes come true. Tune inSunday 12 March at 17:00 CAT
Nicktoons
Rabbids: Follow the hilarious adventures of the Rabbids, a mysterious breed of rabbit-like creatures who cause havoc in the human world. In the third season, which premieres this month, the furry lunatics get up to all sorts of mischief, from time travel to making a movie. Lapinibernatus, the eldest of the Rabbids, gets more screen time as he continuously tries to outwit his feebleminded colleagues. He’s on a mission to rebuild his time machine and return to the era from where he came. Tune in Monday 6 March 16:50 CAT
Inazuma Eleven: Football and manga meet in the children’s series about an underdog football team and
their quest to be great. Mark Evans is the captain of Raimon Football Club. He and his friends face fresh challenges in the new episodes this month. They must overcome these to better themselves and their chances of winning games. The series is based on a popular Japanese video game of the same name and is made in the same style as classic anime series, Pokemon. Catch it Monday 6 March at 15:10 CAT
Nick Jr
Rusty Rivets: This new animated series about a young boy and his best buds, Ruby and the green robotic dinosaur Botasaur, is based on the maker movement. Watch Rusty and his mates get out of every pickle by using their ingenuity to create something amazing. They use discarded or broken tech devices and gadgets to build new ones – with a reimagined purpose! Tune in Sunday 12 March at 21:45 CAT
Nickelodeon
The Loud House: If you have a big family, you’ll know about fighting over the remote control, racing for
a place in the morning bathroom queue and claiming the last piece of lasagne before it’s finished. In the latest episodes of the show about only-brother Lincoln’s fight for survival amongst his rowdy sisters, a family holiday at the Royal Spa Hotel goes awry. The siblings don’t behave and Lincoln’s geeky sister, Lisa, joins his class at school, threatening his “cred”.Monday 6 March at 14:15 CAT
School of Rock: Brec Bassinger, best known for her role in Bella and the Bulldogs, makes several guest
appearances in the second season of the popular musical series about teenage friends in a school band. She stars as Kale, Freddy’s new girlfriend. Also in the new episodes, Summer gets hypnotised and ends up singing better than Tomika, Zack starts a food truck and Freddy jeopardises the band’s chance of
recording for a big-name producer.Monday 6 March at 17:35 CAT

National Geographic

The Real Saddam Hussein (Premiere): Saddam Hussein was the fifth President of Iraq and one of the world's most brutal leaders of the 21st century. Behind the veneer of politics, his crimes against humanity echoed throughout the region. Whispers of his atrocities were heard across the globe. From prisoners to press, THE REAL SADDAM HUSSEIN opens the doors to the actions taken by the Iraqi President and how they ultimately led him to be captured, interrogated, and executed. Catch it Saturday at 11th March at 21:00 CAT

Cbeebies
Sarah & Duck (Series 3): Meet Sarah, who is seven years old with big eyes and a green hat. She lives with her best friend Duck. Sarah and Duck live in a small village, in a small house, with a small, wonky garden path and a red front door. Together they embark on simple but exciting adventures, exploring their world both near and far in their own wobbly and imaginative way - trying to reach a rainbow, pretending to be a penguin or helping an umbrella to stay dry! In this series Sarah and Duck race paper planes, complete a sticker album and take an unexpected trip on a train.From Monday 6 March at 16:25 CAT

Fox Life

Lee Daniel’s Star: Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah plays Carlotta, a surrogate mother to the young crew. Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt rounds out the cast as Jahil, a down-on-his-luck talent agent looking to revitalize his career, who’s taken a certain shining to Star. The series will also feature guest star and Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz. Reality soon dawns on the girls’ fantasies, and they start to learn that ambition often comes at a cost. And sometimes that cost is too high. Tune in Monday 6 March at 21:00 CAT.

WEEK 3: 13 – 19 March
M-Net

Captain America: Civil War:In this instalment of Marvel’s superhero epic, Captain America and Iron Man go head-to-head in a personal and political war, threatening to divide the Avengers forever. It airs on Sunday 19 March at 20:05 CAT.(Available on Catch-Up)

NCIS Los Angeles (S8): In the eighth season premiere of the action-packed crime drama, NCIS fails to locate a mole in the department, leading to new leadership in the Los Angeles unit. Premieres on Thursday 16 March at 19:30 CAT.

M-Net Edge

Wrecked (Premiere): In the series premiere of this hilarious spoof comedy, a commercial flight crash lands on an uninhabited island, where the survivors make a startling discovery. Tune in for the intrigue from 17 March at 19:00 CAT.

TLC Entertainment

Surrounded By Daughters:When Danielle and Adam Busby became the proud parents of the first set of all-girl quintuplets in the United States, they had their hands full. But now that the little ladies are 15 months old, and walking, life in the Busby household is more chaotic than ever! Danielle and Adam spend their waking hours chasing after the quintuplets, keeping them clothed, bathed and fed – all while trying to make sure each baby and older sister Blayke get all the individual attention they need to thrive. For the Busbys, every day presents a new and exciting challenge in parenting.From Wednesday 15 March at 20:55 CAT.

Save My Style: They are everywhere on Facebook and Instagram – photos of friends who really shouldn't be wearing that outfit. But now there's someone who can help. Celebrity stylist, June Ambrose, simply can't resist bringing her distinctive styling skills to the people who reach out to her through her active online community. Through numerous meetings, she resolves her clients’ issues with fashion and body image, and changes their lives forever by helping them to discover their best personal style. From Monday 13 March at 20:00 CAT.

Discovery Family

World's Funniest: Inspired by the hit YouTube channel FailArmy, this side-splitting series features a compilation of videos showing funny pranks and comical fails from around the globe, including everything from dogs cocking legs on brides, to kids cows riding in the back of cars. As the Internet makes a new breed of superstars out of unsuspecting participants, this hilarious new series will showcase the best ‘epic fail’ viral videos in the most entertaining ways possible. It promises to be non-stop laughter and fun for the whole family.From Tuesday 14 March at 21:00 CAT.

Crime and Investigation Network

Babies Behind Bars (Premiere):Nearly 75,000 women enter prison in the US each year and up to 10% are pregnant when they do. This means a staggering 7,500 babies are born behind bars each year in the US. In most cases, babies are separated from their mothers immediately after birth. Currently there are eight experimental prison nursery programmes of this kind nationwide, and we have exclusive access to one of them. Indiana Women’s Prison is a maximum security prison that runs the controversial Wee Ones programme on Unit 7 of the prison complex. From Tuesday 14 March at 20:00 CAT.

IDx

Dead Silent: Thousands of people enjoy the countryside and woods every year, both hiking and camping in the more remote regions away from eyes of civilisation. But that coveted isolation may not be as safe as we’d hope and trouble and danger arise unforeseen. From insular locals who don’t like intruders to drifters with nasty intentions the woods and backwaters of the world can be a very dangerous place. This documentary series features the real life experiences of people who explored the woods and got more than they bargained for. From Saturday 18 March at 22:00 CAT.

Disney Channel

The Lodge: Fifteen-year-old Skye moves with her father from the big city to rural Northern Ireland, where they take over a local hotel called North Star Lodge, which is family owned and was previously managed by Skye's grandfather. At their new place, Skye tries to build a new life. The Lodge will air every Saturday and Sunday from Saturday 18 March at 09:25 CAT!

Disney XD

Milo Murphy’s Law: From the creators of Phineas and Ferb, we bring you Milo Murphy's Law! Meet Milo who has the worst luck in the world, when he is around, anything that can go wrong will go wrong. This does not stop him though, he just always prepared for any outcome.And as Milo says ‘you wanna' live like those other kids? They took a bus to school today. A bus! Does that seem like more fun to you?' See how Milo and his friends get to school and lots more adventures weekends from Saturday 18 March at 08:35 CAT!

Cartoon Network
Mighty Magicwords: The series is about Vambre and Prohyas, a brother-sister sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who go on a series of hilarious adventures and crazy quests around the world to find and collect magical swords. Each adventure is different and the two never know what to expect and what they will encounter – what will it be? Giant pigs, giant spiders or giant ancient dinosaurs? Tune-in to find out! on Monday 13 March at 17:05 CAT
Boomerang
My Knight and Me: All new adventures of Jimmy the Squire and his father Henri the Knight are coming to Boomerang. In the epic land of Epic, there’s always a wizard, dragon or magical creature ready to threaten the reign of this land’s beloved queen. This unstoppable trio keep the villains at bay, having fun adventures along the way. Catch them Monday 13 March at 16:20 CAT.
Nicktoons
The Mighty B!: B is for Bessie Higgenbottom, one of the most enthusiastic madcap 9¾-year-olds you’ll
ever meet. Amy Poehler is the voice of the Honeybee scout, a character she came up with during her early days in an improvisational comedy troupe. In 2009, the series won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation. Tune in for new episodes this month from Monday 13 March at 08:55 CAT
Kung Fu Panda: Po, Shifu, Tigress, Monkey, Mantis, Viper, Crane and Mr Ping return with kick-ass adventures in the upcoming episodes. Shifu gets involved with an old flame, something that could land
him in prison. Meanwhile the Furious Five have to stop food-stealing rats from starting a famine and Po discovers powerful seeds, which, if destroyed, can send him back in time. But if the seeds get into the wrong hands, it could spell disaster for all. Tune in Monday 13 March at 15:35 CAT
My Little Pony: In the third season of the animated series about ponies and friendship, Pinky Pie clones
herself so she can spend more time with her hoofed playmates. But things get out of hand and her friends aren’t even sure which pony she is! Also, some of the ponies go on a camping trip, where Scootaloo learns the difference between fear and disappointing a friend. Join Twilight Sparkle and her mates as they go on new adventures in Ponyville this March.Monday 13 March @ 18:05 CAT
Karaoke With Alvin Stunt: The kids sure do like the mischievous Alvin who always manages to convince his brothers to go along with his crazy plans. Join the rambunctious family as Theodore falls for a girl,
find out if there’ll be peace and quiet in the household when Alvin loses his voice and see which of the brothers is scouted for a career as a rap artist.Wednesday 15 March @ 13:55 CAT
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2017:Last year, Blake Shelton (who was hosting), Jason Sudeikis and John Stamos were some of the celebrities who got slimed. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler, Adam Sandler and Buddy Valastro walked away with award blimps. Who will be pranked and who will win big this year? Tune in for the 30th annual award show, celebrating the hottest movies, music and TV shows in the
children’s entertainment industry.Wednesday 15 March @ 15:40 CAT
Nickelodeon
Spongebob Squarepants: Did you know the creator of this undersea comic series is a marine biologist? Animator Stephen Hillenburg started teaching about the ocean in the early 80s at the Orange County Marine Institute and wrote an educational comic book to facilitate his classes. Watch new episodes from season ten this month where worms overrun SpongeBob’s home and Squidward has an important audition – but his friends can’t seem to wake the sleepy squid from his slumber