Shows that Seemingly Compliment, Complete and Confer with One’s Mood

In the mood for comedy? Up for a scare? Or maybe today is more of a dram-comedy day. Whatever your mood, DStv and GOtv have you covered.

Here’s a list of shows that effortlessly blend with every mood:

The mood: Dram-Comedy

Bones Season 10

Join forensic anthropologist, Dr Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth, as they investigate murders where the only evidence is rotten flesh and/or a stack of bones. If you’ve seen season 9, you’re probably aware that Booth has been sent to prison. So, in season 10 the team attempts to find the people who are responsible for framing him, with a big tear-jerking moment to follow.

For humour and suspense, be sure to catch Bones, weekdays starting Friday 20 December at 19:10 CAT on Universal TV (DStv Channel 117).

The mood: Thrilling/Excitement

Ultimate Pompeii: The Fugitives

 If exploring ancient lands and discovering long lost artefacts excites you, you’re in for a special treat with Ultimate Pompeii. Watch as forensic experts investigate the remains of a group called ‘The Fugitives’ – victims who perished when a volcano erupted in Pompeii during the height of the Roman Empire. X-rays reveal the ages of the victims, their injuries and even artefacts like jewellery and sandals – while the investigation also sheds light on why thousands of people failed to escape the most famous disaster of the ancient world.

Be sure not to miss the thrills of the Roman Empire, on Friday, 27 December at 20:00 CAT on National Geographic (DStv Channel 181).

The mood: Dramatic

Sticks and Stones 

If dark humour and intense drama, flavours your tea, you won’t want to miss Sticks and Stones. Set in the competitive world of sales, this drama centres on the personal and professional life of Thomas Benson; a father and husband who is reliant on bonuses and winning pitches. Watch as he goes from a confident leader to being greatly undermined, in this exploration on the potential cruelty of commercial competition and its impact on our psychology and humanity.

Catch all the Sticks and Stones drama, Saturday, 28 December 2019 at 22:00 CAT on M-Net (DStv Channel 102).

The mood: Uplifting and motivational

Power, Influence & Hip Hop: The Remarkable Rise of So So Def

If you find yourself in need of some upliftment, or if you are trying your best to reach your dreams in this wild world, then this show is for you. For the first time ever, music mogul Jermaine Dupri uncovers the fascinating journey of So So Def. Hear first-hand accounts of So So Def’s fame and success from major A-listers like Mariah Carey, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Will.I.Am, Nelly and more.

If you feel like something empowering and with some motivation then don’t miss The Remarkable Rise of So So Def, Tuesday, 31 December at 20:30 CAT on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103).

The mood: Funny


Spoiler is a dark comedy television series about a spoilt brat who is always up to mischief and punishes anyone who gets in his way. Each episode is filled with relentless wit  and a little horror – as Spoiler and his pal Tricky pull out all the stops to disturb unsuspecting friends and family, often causing them to turn on each other.

Laugh out loud with Spoiler, every Fridays at 21:00 CAT on Zambezi Magic (GOtv Channel 160).

The mood: Love

La Colombiana

Follow Angela, a young Colombian doctor, as she makes Chile the new home for her and her son after escaping a bad relationship. But things don’t work out as planned, because in Chile she is not allowed to practice medicine, and she’s discriminated against by her xenophobic and unscrupulous neighbours. However, when Angela begins to melt the heart of the grumpiest man in her neighbourhood, everything changes.

Follow Angela as she finds love and so much more, every weeknight at 15:00 and 21:00 CAT, only on EVA (GOtv Channel 141).

The mood: Smart

Njoro wa Uba

Follow Njoro, a highly educated cab driver, as he journeys through life and across Nairobi in this insightful television series. After losing his job in a banking scandal, Njoro is forced to become a taxi driver to support his daughter and pay for his growing legal fees. Get a glimpse of his daily struggles as he uncovers the lies of his city that reflects the lives of its inhabitants.

Feeling smart? Follow Njoro on his daily travels every Friday at 19:30 EAT / 18:30 CAT on Maisha Magic East (GOtv Channel 4).

With quality shows to suit every mood, it’s no wonder DStv is the leading content provider in Africa. Download the DStv Now and MyGOtv apps from the Apple and Google Play store now for uninterrupted viewing anytime, anywhere.