DStv highlights - January 23, 2014

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TO mac miller . Catch MTV Bases Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family for a birds eye-view of how the young star made his latest album, Watching Movies with the Sound Off.

Stripped Down, Channel O, 17.00

As part of the channel’s recognition of the development of songwriting and performance on the African continent, Stripped Down sees African artists record their songs in an acoustic style, to deliver stripped down versions of their hits.


Check Coast, Vuzu, 19.00

An original South African sitcom that documents the lives of the staff at the Centburg Department of Home Affairs and deals with a host of hilarious problems and crises facing the department. We are introduced to Bheka Zoke, the department manager who gets a call that the minister is coming for a visit. He is excited, at first, but then realises he might just be about to get the chop. Meanwhile, Spokes finds a way to make money from customers.


Blue Bloods, M-Net, 20.30

When an officer is accused of using excessive force on a suspect, Frank finds his department under scrutiny from the community and the mayor.


Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family, MTV Base, 21.00

The series chronicles the adventures of young rap star Mac Miller while he recorded his album Watching Movies with the Sound Off and lived the Los Angeles life with his four closest friends from back home in Pittsburgh: the business mastermind Quentin, the artistically gifted Jimmy, the fashion entrepreneur Peanut, and former National Football League-player-turned- bodyguard Big Dave.

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