Staying home has its perks – especially when there’s great entertainment at the push of a button. The line-up of telenovelas on DStv and GOtv are perfect for weekends and evenings spent indoors. With all the drama, intrigue, heartbreak, and revenge that these series have to offer, you’ll wonder why you didn’t start bingeing on them sooner!
Four new telenovelas on Fox
From Monday, 20 April, The Fox Channel (DStv Channel 126 and GOtv 19) is gearing up to bring you a whirlwind of drama. A selection of new telenovelas will keep you speculating as you ride the emotional twists and turns that this genre has to offer. Three hours of non-stop drama from 15:50 – 19:10 CAT, Monday – Friday will keep you riveted to the screen. In case you’re too busy to binge at that time, you can catch the reruns between 21:25 and 00:45 CAT.
Along Came Love will air at 15:50 CAT. This story of distance and longing features the beautiful Luciana who returns from living the American dream to join her parents and brother on the family farm. As the family reunites, cultures and personalities are sure to clash.
Secrets of the Hotel, premiering on your screen at 16:40 CAT, follows the adventures of Julio – a regular guy who finds himself at the Grand Hotel near San Cristóbal Tlaxico. Arriving in search of his sister, he is alarmed to learn that she has disappeared – and is accused of stealing a small fortune.
Shadows from the Past, which premieres at 17:30 CAT, will put you right in the action as the Mendoza and Alococer families battle for control of Santa Lucia. You’ll be glued to your screen as the drama and rivalries between the wealthy ranchers reach new heights.
Shattered dreams and new beginnings are what Road to Destiny is all about. When the talented young Luisa Fernanda Pérez is injured in a car accident, she falls in love with a young doctor at the hospital – who just happens to be the son of her estranged biological father. Catch it at 18:20 CAT)
Later this year, The Candidate will bring political drama with a Latin twist to your screen. From August, join the lovely Regina as she balances the responsibilities of family life with her role as the city Governor’s wife. This story of power and passion is a must-see.
DStv brings you drama from around the world
Keep boredom at bay this April with Fox’s new series, but beware – you may get hooked!
Still time for some more series bingeing? Here are four totally addictive global telenovelas you can revel in on other DStv channels this month.
This popular Zambian telenovela tells the story of a bright, ambitious young Zambian woman as she lives her dream of becoming a fashion designer.
Things were looking up for Zuba – played by Mwaka Mugala – after she quit her job as a housekeeper and finally got a job in the fashion industry in season two. But it wasn’t long before complicated romance reared its head again.
Season three of Zuba promises to be thrilling, with all the drama and unanswered questions from the wedding scene waiting to be answered.
Catch this exciting African drama from Monday to Wednesday at 20:30 CAT on Zambezi Magic, DStv Channel 162.
Football Dreams – La Seleccón
The excitement of the beautiful game meets the passion of its players’ private lives in this Colombian telenovela that will appeal to the whole family.
Featuring live action from the soccer field, passionate romances, and the rivalries that fuel them both, La Seleccion follows the lives of four players from the Colombian national team.
You’ll find yourself glued to the screen as the larger than life personalities of Carlos Valderrama, Freddy Rincón, René Higuita and Faustino Asprilla captivate you.
Don’t miss the action from Colombia – tune in to EVA Plus, DStv Channel 142 and GOtv 13 every weekday at 17:55 CAT.
The Way to Paradise
More Colombian drama is heading our way in The Way to Paradise. This telenovela follows the highs and lows of the beautiful Catalina Santana as she navigates the dangerous world of the South American drug cartels.
Blessed with ravishing looks but born into dire poverty, Catalina finds herself embroiled in the world of drug lords, money girls and the seedy underworld of prostitution rackets – all the way from Colombia to Mexico.
This riveting show airs daily at 22:00 CAT on Telemundo, DStv Channel 118 and GOtv 14
Twist of Fate
The twists and exploits of a Punjabi family take centre stage in Twist of Fate, also known by its original title Kumkum Bhagya.
This light-hearted Indian series follows the lives of an all-female family headed by the matriarch Sarla Arora – the bossy but loveable owner of a popular wedding hall. With marriage on the brain, Sarla is keen to see her two daughters Pragya and Bulbul tie the knot – but not just any groom will do.
The humour, romance, and light touch of this series make it ideal for viewers of all ages. Join the drama every day at 21:00 CAT on Zee World, DStv Channel 166 and GOtv 25
With so many global series and telenovelas to choose from, you’ll find any reason to binge on all the drama and romance in shows new and old this April. Visit DStv.com to see our full entertainment line-up.