Tune into DStv this Valentine’s month for a good dose of romantic comedies and love stories. DStv is giving you so much more romance from cooking shows to reality drama; we’ve got all the Valentine’s viewing throughout February.
Valentine’s Day: This Valentine’s day on MTV Base you can find an evening of music for the lover in you, with artists like Robin Thicke and Ne-Yo taking you on the love train in the Slow Down Zone and with shows like Trey Songz Unplugged and Storytellers Maxwell – you are in for an amazing day. DStv audiences can tune into MTV Base on Monday 2 February at 17:30 CAT to watch.
Valentine’s Day: DStv audiences can tune into iConcerts all day on Tuesday 14 February to celebrate Valentine’s Day with an eclectic mix of love songs. Enjoy the most romantic day of the year accompanied by an unbelievable soundtrack featuring the likes of Coldplay, Seal, Sia, José Gonzales, Justin Nozuka, Katie Melua and many more.
Four Weddings: Celebrity Special: Four Weddings provides a ringside seat for the planning, preparation and big day itself, following the journey of four fiancées as they hurtle towards what should be the happiest day of their lives. But the brides-to-be are involved in a competition, and while each ‘contestant’ is getting hitched, the other three guest brides must cast judgment and secretly score each special day.
Everything must be taken into consideration, from the service and food to the entertainment and even the groom. The bride with the highest score at the end of each episode wins the ultimate prize; a five star dream honeymoon. DStv audiences can tune into BBC Lifestyle on Thursday 16 February at 20:00 CAT to watch this celebrity special featuring comic Francine, ex-footballer Jason Cundy, Apprentice candidate Katie, and ’80s pop star David Van Day as they aim to impress.
My Fair Wedding (Season 2 Premiere): The My Fair Wedding team rescue soon-to-be-disaster weddings and teach the brides how a wedding should be done. The experts have their work cut out for them in series two when Quiana Morgan unveils her plans for a Winter Wonderland themed wedding – the only hitch is that the big day is scheduled for Spring. Can the team turn this disaster around in time for their big day?
Also featured in the series are a couple who can’t decide on a theme at all, a ceremony themed around the bride-to-be’s favourite drink – pink merlot – and a bride obsessed with purple and monograms. DStv audiences can tune into BBC Lifestyle from Sunday 12 February at 18:00 CAT to find out whether the My Fair Wedding experts work their magic on these fashionably deluded brides and grooms or will some couples plans prove too bizarre even for them?
Going The Distance: Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep their romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles.
However, just when it seems the lovers will be soon be reunited, Erin and Garrett both score big breaks that could break them up for good. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net West on Wednesday 29 February to find out whether their relationship can survive the long distance between them.
I Hate Valentine’s Day: My Big Fat Greek Wedding co-stars Nia Vardalos and John Corbett re-team for this romantic comedy about a carefree florist who falls for a charming restaurateur. Genevieve (Vardalos) loves romance, though she lives by a strict ‘five dates’ rule. At the end of the fifth date, Genevieve typically calls the relationship off.
So far, this method has worked like a charm, but when Genevieve meets Greg (Corbett) everything changes. At the end of their fifth date, Genevieve wants more. If she could only break from tradition long enough to realise she’s fallen in love, perhaps she’ll find out that some guys are worth keeping around.
Valentine’s Day: In a series of interconnected stories, various Los Angeles residents (Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper) wind their way through the highs and lows of love during a single day. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net to watch them experience first dates, longtime commitments, youthful crushes and connect to old flames.
Meet Joe Black: Bill Parrish (Anthony Hopkins) – media tycoon, loving father and still a human being, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. One morning, he is contacted by the Inevitable – by hallucination, as he thinks. Later, Death itself enters his home and his life, personified in a man’s body: Joe Black (Brad Pitt) has arrived. His intention was to take Bill with him, but accidentally, Joe’s former host and Bills beautiful daughter Susan (Claire Forlani) have already met. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net East on Tuesday 14 February to watch as Joe begins to develop certain interest in life on earth as well as in Susan, who has no clue who she’s flirting with.
The Soloist: The Soloist is a biographical drama about real-life musical prodigy Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, who dropped out of Julliard after developing schizophrenia and became a homeless musician on the streets of Los Angeles. Journalist Steve Lopez discovers the former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net East on Saturday 18 February to watch this movie starring a stellar cast including Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey, Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander and Lisa Gay Hamilton.
Notting Hill: William Thacker (Hugh Grant), an unsuccessful Notting Hill bookstore owner, when Anna Scott (Julia Roberts), the world’s most beautiful woman and best-liked actress, enters his shop. A little later, he still can’t believe it himself, William runs into her again – this time spilling orange juice over her.
Anna accepts his offer to change in his nearby apartment, and thanks him with a kiss, which seems to surprise her even more than him. Eventually, Anna and William get to know each other better over the months, but being together with the world’s most wanted woman is not easy – neither around your closest friends, nor in front of the all-devouring press. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net East on Monday 20 February to find out whether William and Anna’s worlds can meet in the middle.
Brown Sugar: A producer (Taye Diggs) for a record company falls for his longtime friend (Sanaa Lathan) shortly after proposing to his girlfriend. DStv audiences can tune into M-Net East on Saturday 25 February to watch this classic romcom.
Ghost (1990): DStv audiences can tune into M-Net Stars on Tuesday 14 February at 19:30 CAT to watch this classic love story starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. After he’s murdered (Swayze), a young executive attempts to communicate with his girlfriend through a phony psychic (Whoopi Goldberg).No tags for this post.