Prophets of Science Fiction: Ridley Scott, the creative genius behind Hollywood classics including Alien, Blade Runner and Gladiator, comes to DStv with a brand new eight-part series, Prophets of Science Fiction. An avid science fiction fan himself, Scott goes from behind the camera to on-air guide, exploring the relationship between the genre and the constantly-evolving worlds of science and technology. From inventors and science fiction writes Jules Verne (inventor) and Isaac Asimov (science fiction writer) to George Lucas (director of Star Wars) and Philip K Dick (science fiction writer), the dreams of storytellers often become the inspiration for researchers seeking mankind?s next transformative discovery. Each episode focuses on a visionary sci-fi figure whose spark of imagination changed our reality. From Friday 14 September at 21:00

King (Season 1): The ?King? of the title is Jessica King, played by Amy Price-Francis, who won an ACTRA Toronto Award for her performance. She?s a veteran police officer who has survived eight years in homicide, three motorcycle accidents, two marriages and several shoe styles since the ?90s. Now the question is: will Jess survive her new job as head of Toronto?s Major Crimes Task Force? This straight-talking powerhouse cop has to prove her worth almost immediately by finding a missing girl, with future episodes chronicling how she handles cases of drug trafficking, murder and rape ? all while trying to save her third marriage. Watch it on Thursdays at 20:30 CAT.

Scandal!:  A daily newspaper, The Voice, is the center for this drama that takes you into the world of the latest and greatest news stories. This drama provides a glimpse into what happens behind the scenes of a busy newsroom and there?s more drama in Scandal this September. Tino accuses Daniel of something which could have serious consequences for him if he doesn?t do damage control quickly. Tino is overjoyed by Erin?s news, but will Shakira be content to let her brother and Erin find true happiness?  Eugene seeks a way to break Morongwe?s heart and realises splitting her from her daughter could be the best plan. Reeling from the loss of the contract, Kila offers his partners a way out of their financial burden. Two familiar faces return to NZH. What will Morongwe do when she finds out Kgomotso?s been kidnapped? Tune in on Mondays to Thursdays at 19:30 CAT.

Rolling With?Kelly: This is the second season of Rolling With and this time rolls with Afro pop musician, Kelly Khumalo. This exciting series take you through the looking glass and into Kelly?s career and personal life. Starting on September 16 at 18:30 CAT, this reality show brings 13 episodes namely Who is Kelly Khumalo; New Beginnings; Bad Boy Attraction; My way or the highway; This isn?t as easy as it looks?; Culture Shock; Dark Night Of the Soul and Thank you; to name a few!!

Toughest Military Jobs: Defending a nation is no easy task. With just one mistake, billions of dollars, along with countless lives, can be lost. In Toughest Military Jobs DStv viewers explore the most difficult and dangerous jobs on land, in the air, at sea and at military bases across the world. Each episode focuses on one specific area of the military and the tasks necessary to keep every soldier safe. Additionally, the series profiles the efforts necessary to keep all of the high-tech equipment operating for the world?s most powerful fighting force. From Wednesday 12 September at 20:05 CAT.  

America?s planned War on Britain: In the 200 years since the American Revolution, the United States and Great Britain have moved from enemies to firm allies. However, a top secret document found in the US National archive suggests that the establishment of the ?special relationship? was not as smooth as once thought. DStv viewers will get a peek into the details of an offensive strategy known as War Plan Red, which, according to the series, suggests that America, fearing and resenting the scale of the British Empire, developed a plan to provoke Britain into all-out war by invading Canada. Investigating the proposed implementation of this large-scale plot, fascinating one-off special America?s Planned War with Britain reveals how close War Plan Red came to realization and you can watch it on Thursday 13 September at 20:05 CAT and get to explore how a hypothetical battle between America and Great Britain might have unfolded and who would have won.View the original article here


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