DStv highlights - July 28, 2014

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TO shah Andrew Eccles/Bravo The cast of Shahs of Sunset will have you riveted with their daily drama, where tradition often throws a spanner in their modern lifestyles.

• Royal Pains, M-Net, 19.30

With Milos behind bars, things start to return to normal in the Hamptons. Boris, finally out of the shadows, moves back into Shadow Pond. This means Evan and Paige have to look for a new place to stay. And while the threat of danger is now behind him, Boris still finds himself troubled by what’s befallen his cousin.

• Shahs of Sunset, Lifetime, 20.45

Follows a group of Persian-American friends in LA as they juggle their social lives and rising careers while balancing the demands of their families and traditions. They are big on the dating and party scenes, but face family pressures to settle down and marry within the community. From outings on Rodeo Drive to traditional Persian feasts at home, this series celebrates the lifestyle of a close-knit group who value what they have and are not afraid to flaunt it.

• Barry’d Treasure, History, 20.55

Pursues the adventures of one of the most beloved cast members of the hit series Storage Wars, Barry Weiss, as he travels around America checking off items on his bizarre and hilarious list of must-have antiques. In each episode he has a sidekick to share the misadventure – sometimes a member of his own family, at other times one of his quirky inner circle of friends.

• Embarrassing Bodies: Changing Sex, BBC Knowledge, 22.00

Doctor Christian Jessen talks to two women hoping to achieve the body they want through gender reassignment surgery. They explain what it is like to prepare for such a dramatic change, and what led them to make the choice to do so.


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