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What to watch during DStv’s Premium Open Week


What to watch during DStv’s Premium Open Week

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For one whole week starting from Monday 11 November to Sunday 17 November, DStv is opening some of its Premium channels, at no extra charge. 

From DStv Access through to DStv Compact Plus subscribers will get a taste of the best in sensational sports, hit music, entertaining kiddie’s shows, intriguing documentaries and original homegrown content.

The best will be saved for last as DStv Family, Compact and Compact Plus subscribers will also have exclusive access to all the M-Net channels on Saturday 16 November and Sunday 17 November, where viewers will get a preview of the latest in world class movies, series, reality and sought after talk shows.

This DStv premium week will be filled with leading content from channels such as AfricaMagic Entertainment, SuperSport, Comedy Central, Animal Planet, BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle, Cbeebies, Crime and Investigation, Discovery channel, Travel Channel, Fox Entertainment, History Channel, MTV Base, MTV and Sky News.

Check out a small sample of what you can dip into over Open Weekend, or get hold of a DStv agent in your area.

Monday 11 November


  • The Walking Dead at 22:00 CAT on FOX
  • Monster vs Alien at 18:20 CAT on Nickelodeon
  • 53 Extra at 19:30 CAT on AfricaMagic Entertainment
  • Come Dine with Me South Africa at 20:00 CAT on BBC Entertainment
  • Wolly and Tig at – on Ceebeebies
  • The Amazing Jonathan: Wrong on Every Level at 21:45 CAT on Comedy Central
  • Disappeared at 21:00 CAT on Discovery ID

Tuesday 12 November


  • Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls at 20:30 CAT on Discovery Channel
  • The Banky & Tiwa Show at 22:30 CAT on EbonyLifeTV
  • The 2013 MTV EMA at 18:00 CAT on MTV Base
  • Lekki Wives at 22:30 CAT on AfricaMagic Entertainment
  • Scooby Doo and the Alien Invaders at – on Boomerang
  • The Great British Bake Off at 20:00 CAT on BBC Lifestyle
  • Camelot at 22:00 CAT on FOX
  • The Graham Norton Show at 21:35 CAT on BBC Entertainment

Wednesday 13 November

  • Dragon’s Den at 20:00 CAT on BBC Entertainment
  • Man vs World at 22:00 CAT on Travel Channel
  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians at 19:00 CAT on E!
  • Tinsel at 20:30 CAT on AfricaMagic Entertainment
  • Dynamo: Magician Impossible at 21:30 CAT on Discovery Channel
  • Top Gear at 22:00 CAT on BBC Entertainment
  • Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard at 20:30 CAT on BBC Lifestyle
  • Lion Man: One World African Safari at 20:35 CAT on Animal Planet
  • Rastamouse at 17:00 CAT on Ceebeebies
  • Guest Star: R Kelly at 15:45 on Trace Urban

Thursday 14 November

  • Vinnie Jones: Russia’s Toughest at 21:00 CAT on National Geographic
  • LA Clippers vs Oklahoma Thunder at 05:30 CAT on SS9
  • Oprah’s Next Chapter: Justin Bieber at 21:15 CAT on TLC Entertainment
  • Luxury Uncovered at 20:00 CAT on Travel Channel
  • I Survived a Serial Killer at 23:00 CAT on E!
  • Banged Up Abroad at 22:00 on National Geographic
  • Dara O’Briain’s Science Club at 21:00 CAT on BBC Knowledge
  • Tilly and Friends at 10:25 CAT on Ceebeebies
  • Kona at 18:30 CAT on AfricaMagic Entertainment

Friday 15 November

  • Music vs Sport at 22:00 on TRACE Sport Stars
  • Fifa World Cup Qualifier: Ukraine vs France at 19:00 CAT on –
  • The Real Hustle S9 at 22:00 CAT on BBC Knowledge
  • The Kennedys at 21:25 CAT on HISTORY
  • The Listener at 20:15 CAT on FOX
  • Mickey Mouse Shorts at 17:00 CAT on Disney Channel
  • Top Gear Australia S3 at – on BBC Knowledge

Saturday 16 November

  • World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria vs Ethiopia.
  • Suits at 20:00 on M-Net
  • Saturday Night Live at 21:00 on Comedy Central
  • STA.RATED! at 21:00 on TRACE Sport Stars
  • Journey 2: They Mysterious Island at 19:00 on M-Net Movies Family
  • Crossing Lines at 21″25 on SONY
  • Dukes of Melrose at 19:30 on M-Net Series Zone

Sunday 17 November

  • Fifa World Cup Qualifier: Cameroon vs Tunisia.
  • The Hurricane at 20:00 CAT on M-Net Movies Drama & Romance
  • Africa’s Next Top Model at 19:00 CAT on AfricaMagic Entertainment
  • Magic Mike at 20:30 CAT on M-Net Movies Premiere
  • Raising Hope at 17:30 CAT on M-Net Series Showcase
  • Kevin McCloud’s Man-Made Home at 18:00 CAT on BBC Lifestyle
  • Richard Hammond’s Miracles of Nature at 18:00 CAT on BBC Knowledge
  • Drunk History at 21:00 on Comedy Central
  • Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant: Soul to Soul at 18:15 CAT on TLC Entertainment
  • F1: USA Grand Prix at 20:30 on SS6

DStv Premium is available for only N11,650 per month.  Find your nearest agent and upgrade now.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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