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• The New Normal, M-Net, 19.00
When technology begins to interrupt their lives, Bryan, David, Goldie and Shania reluctantly give up their various electronic devices for one day. Shania, however, suggests they give up all modern technology – including heated toilet seats.
• Larry Crowne, M-Net Movies Premiere, 20.30
After he is retrenched, a man enrols at college and becomes part of a colourful community of students. Unexpectedly, he also finds romance with his teacher.
• Comedy Central Presents Stuart Taylor Live at Parker’s, Comedy Central, 20.55
Stuart Taylor is known by most South Africans as the presenter of SABC3’s travel show, Going Nowhere Slowly and as the star of Mzansi Magic’s Diary of a Touring Comic. Taylor garnered rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Berlin Comedy Festival and the Auckland Comedy Festival.
• The Boondocks, Sony Max, 21.00
Prepare for no-holds-barred social satire with The Boondocks, an animated series centred on an African-American family, the Freeman family: the Afrocentric narrator Huey, 10, his gangsta-rap loving brother Riley, eight, and their grandfather, Robert. They have recently moved to the suburbs and have to adjust to a radically different lifestyle and culture. This is entertainment that pushes the envelope.