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DStv highlights - February 5, 2014

The Hero, M-Net, 18.30

Contestants attempt a face-first rappel down the tallest building in Central America, a high-wire walk… and deal with an impossible decision. Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Kylie Bunbury (Lacey Porter), Avan Jogia (Danny Desai) and Maddie Hassan (Jo Masterson) star in the teen thriller, Twisted.

Street Genius, National Geographic Channel, 20.05

Sick of spending time at the car wash? Engineer and show host Tim Shaw thinks he can get the job done in just one second. Tim conducts a series of “man-on-the-street” experiments that involve science, physics and engineering, all of which will blow your mind. Tim hopes dropping 750 litres of water on his car will wash it in just a second, and he explains the science behind what happens.

Twisted, Vuzu, 20.30

The show follows Danny Desai, a 16-year-old with a troubled past who returns to his home town after spending five years in juvenile detention. Branded an outcast, Danny tries to reconnect with two childhood friends and smooth over tensions with his mother. When a fellow student is found dead, Danny becomes the prime suspect.

Catfish, MTV Base, 21.00

Brings together couples who have interacted solely through their LCD screens. Over the course of months or years, these romantics have become smitten, but what will happen when they meet in real life for the first time? Has that object of affection been telling the truth? Will true love blossom?

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