• Banged Up Abroad, National Geographic Channel, 20.00

Continues to follow Western travellers who find themselves fighting for survival while being held captive in some of the world’s most dangerous regions. Whether they have smuggled drugs or been kidnapped, theirs are all edge-of-your-seat true stories.

• Elementary, M-Net, 20.30

Sherlock tries to prove that a person whose a body has been found in a plane crash was killed before the plane went down. Meanwhile, Watson tries to convince Sherlock to meet his elusive father.

• Boss, M-Net Series, 21.30

When Mayor Tom Kane discovers that he has a serious degenerative brain disorder, he keeps it a secret. Sitting at the centre of Chicago’s web of power, Kane does whatever it takes to get the job done, even if it means crossing the line of morality. After nearly losing everything in season one, Kane manages to keep his grip on Chicago in season two. But using high doses of medication comes at a cost as the side effects take a toll, while enemies increase. Kane’s long-time advisers, Ezra and Kitty, are missing from his side, and his wife, Meredith, starts questioning her security now that she is aware of his illness.

• Zulu Love Letter, Mzansi Magic, 22.00

Thandeka still feels the pain and anger caused by soul-crushing apartheid. Despite Joburg’s new optimism, the thirty-something single mother and journalist can’t shake her personal demons.