GOtv Highlights from 11 – 17 January

E! Entertainment, channel 26, GOtv Value and GOtv Plus

E! Entertainment kicks off its award season with; Live From The Red Carpet: The 2016 Golden Globe Awards. Join Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic as they welcome the stars on the red carpet at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards, from 16:00 CAT on Monday 11 January. Don’t miss the E! After Party from 22:00 CAT.


Want to know who wore it best at the Golden Globes? Watch the experts on Fashion Police at 20:00 CAT on Wednesday 13 January.



And continuing with the awards theme, make sure you catchRed Carpet Confessions, for a behind the scenes look as Ryan & Giuliana dish on surprising celeb encounters, red carpet preparation secrets and their personal biggest moments during the Award Season. Starts 11 January at 14:15 CAT. You can also catch episodes on Saturday 16 January at 07:25 CAT and 18:30 CAT.


Telemundo, channel 14 on GOtv Plus


Husband for Hire: A reporter is preparing an article about Beatriz, Esther and her daughter. Teresa Cristina is glad because the article is not about her. Reinaldo notices similarities between the wanted poster image and Teresa Cristina. Iris gives Teresa Cristina an alibi for the day Marcela died. Reinaldo tries to reassure Griselda he loves her, but she does not believe him. The detective assures Reinaldo that he thinks the mysterious blonde is Teresa Cristina. Amalia makes a decision about who will walk her down the aisle on her wedding. Premieres weekdays at 15.30 CAT. Catch-ups Sundays at 12:10 CAT.


The Face of Destiny: Martin calls Antonia and she tells him that Samaniego was the one who killed her father. Mariana and Martin find out that the police are looking for Antonia. Antonia visits one of Diego’s schoolmates, and tells him that Diego is innocent. Antonia is attacked by Valeria, and when Martin finds her, Antonia tells him that she now knows the truth. Ezequiel reveals to Martin that he was the one who asked Antonia to leave and go to Europe. Martin asks Tania to tell him everything that happened the day of the accident and what Antonia found out before she died.

Premieres weekdays at 16.20 CAT. Catch-ups Saturdays at 12.10 CAT.


Kids on GOtv


100 Things to do before high school: CJ Martin is on a mission to make her last years of middle school EPIC! With the pressures of high school looming, CJ and her two best friends decide to embark on a series of middle school adventures while they can still take risks and have fun. For On CJ nothing is more important than her best friends as she makes this transition. With her optimistic, adventurous attitude, she can’t wait to take charge and make these last few years the best ever. Airs Monday to Friday at 17:00 CAT. New episodes marathon on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 at 15:20 CAT and 9:20 CAT respectively.  Nickelodeon, channel 62 GOtv Value & GOtv Plus


Built from award-winning wildlife footage My Animal Familyexplores the many wonders of our planets wildlife through the eyes of a child learning valuable life skills and the importance of family while having fun! Children will be captivated as they watch this unforgettable presentation of animals in the wild.Every day at 10:10, 12:50, 16:10 and 22:20 CAT. Jim Jam, channel 61 on GOtv Value & GOtv Plus



Zee World, channel  25 on GOtv Plus 

Jurm: Avinash Malhotra, a rich businessman, is arrested for murdering his wife.  Guilt-ridden and distraught, Avinash asks for help from his friend and lawyer Rohit as he is unsure that he really killed his wife. Even though he seems to have the support of his friend and lawyer, things don’t go as planned, as he finds himself in even more trouble. Sunday 10 January at 21h00 CAT.

This month on Sacred Ties: Every secret that had been concealed comes out after Sunanda exposes Manav and Nilima tells Sunanda all about Manav’s father who stole from him.  Manav’s brother gets arrested. Varsha gets a letter of termination from her boss. Manav bumps into the man that helped frame Archana. Monday to Friday 20h00 CAT


Sony Channel, channel 21 on GOtv Plus

Kalifornia: Excitement, adventure and unimaginable terror await on the road to Kalifornia. When urban intellectuals Brian and Carrie set out on a cross-country trip to research a book about serial killers. They share the ride with a couple they barely know, Early Grayce and his girlfriend Adele. Locked in a car hurtling westward, the four travellers struggle to find some common ground. But when they finally do connect, Early’s violent nature abruptly emerges, and the terrified Brian and Carrie realize that they don’t need to go very far to learn about ruthless killers. Starring Brad Pitt, David Duchovny and Juliette Lewis. Friday 15 January at 20:00 CAT


Discovery World, channel 50, GOtv Value and GOtv Plus


Discover and learn with; Extreme Engineering: Danny Forster tests out some of the world’s greatest rides and discovers how construction and design teams ensure that rollercoasters are both scary and safe. And In the Caribbean, he infiltrates the crew of Freedom of the Seas, a gargantuan cruise ship, in a bid to find out how it feeds, sleeps and entertains its 4,000 guests. Episodes air Monday 11 January at 10:20 CAT and 21:10 CAT respectively.


Curiosity: Volcano Time Bomb. Using CGI compositing techniques, the leading experts take us on an expedition into the heart of volcanoes to show us how they work and why they are so difficult to understand. Airs Wednesday 13 January at 17:00 CAT


Man On Earth With Tony Robinson: Presenter Tony Robinson explores how a small group of our earliest African ancestors were rescued from extinction by the last great global warming 130,000 years ago. Airs 13 January at 18:40 CAT


ED, channel 65, GOtv Value & GOtv Plus


Empowered Special: This series finds success stories across Africa. In this episode we meet Mali Tyafa creator of Ezibukwayo Interactive multimedia studio, and Luleka Zepe, director of Elamilima Environment Project. Airs Monday 11 January at 18: 25 CAT.

Ultra Space: See the fabulous home of Miles Redd, the new creative director of Oscar De La Renta’s home collection. Then it‘s modernist interior designer Chris Kraig’s transformation of a glass box into an elegant showcase. Friday 15 January at 17:55 CAT.


Al Jazeera, channel 40 on GOtv Value and GOtv Plus

UpFront returns with the first episode airing on Friday 15 January. This season sees yet another impressive line-up of interviews in which host, Mehdi Hasan, challenges his internationally-renowned guests.  The series launched in September 2015 and in its first ever programme featured an exclusive interview with US computer analyst whistleblower, Edward Snowden.  Other guests on the weekly show have included Nigeria’s President Buhari; Israeli politican, Ehud Olmert; and former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard. In each episode there is an in-depth ‘Headliner’ interview. UpFront also features ‘Arena’ a lively, and quite often heated debate about the hot topics of the moment.   Guests expand on the the week’s issues as Hasan chairs the debate with his provocative and playful style.  Airs Friday 15 January at 21:30 CAT.


Coming up

D’Banj: E! News Africa Special – premieres Thursday, 21 January at 20:00 CAT on E! Entertainment, channel 26 on GOtv Value and GOtv Plus.


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