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African Jamz
Thursdays at 08H00-09h00; Saturday 17h00-18h00

CTV brings you African Jamz a collection off music videos around Africa. Tune in for the best African Music show. Showcasing the best of local music videos. 

This week's Highlights

Monday, 23 March 2015
UCTV - Technology Management Program: Look at the Big Picture
10:00  Virgil Elings earned his Ph.D. in Physics from MIT and currently holds 42 patents. He was a member of the Faculty of Physics at UC Santa Barbara for 20 years. This interview with Mr. Elings is part of the Special Topics in Engineering, Business & Society series titled "Picking Winners: Here's How." 

23 March 2015
Open Studio
CTV's original talk show which provides viewers with a platform to host their very own talk show

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Echoes of Incarceration

15:30  A youth-produced documentary focusing on the impact of the prison system on children

Friday, 27 March 2015

Cape Town Sports - Bergboys 

08:00 Muizenberg locals Nobel 


de Castro and Christopher Todd are no hodads. Nobel is now a semi-professional surfer and works as a coach to share his passion. Hoping to follow in Nobel’s footsteps, fourteen-year-old Christopher dreams of being a professional surfer one day. Christopher is part of a young generation of surfers, the ‘berg boys’, whose passion for the waves keeps from danger.

Saturday, 28 March 2015


Path to Wellness


By blending conventional and alternative approaches to healing and wellness, Path to Wellness demonstrates the manner in which these healing modalities can work in harmony to facilitate the emergence of wellness both within individuals and our communities as a whole.

Sunday, 29 March 2015 

Student Fest. 



21:00 A collection of short films and documentaries from university institutions locally and nationally. 


Local is lekker

Cape Rugby TV 
Wednesdays at 21H00 and Saturdays at 09H00

Cape Rugby TV covers the exciting world of amateur rugby in Cape Town - the clubs, the players, fixtures and results. Hosted by well-known sports personality and chairperson of the Western Province Sports Council, JP Naudé. Loving club rugby, driving awareness and creating opportunities.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
TED is a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. TED conferences bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives

Thursday, 26 March 2015
Paper Dragons 
South Africa’s patchwork-quilt of cultures ranges from Khoisan to Afrikaners, Cape Malays, Indians and many others in between. So where do Chinese and Taiwanese fit in? Do they fit in? Who are ‘they’? And what are they doing here? Paper Dragons is a documentary that explores the experiences of Chinese and Taiwanese descendants living in South Africa. 

Friday, 27 March 2015
16:00  EKSE is Cape Town TV's kwaai and funky new youth show, it's TV made for you by content provided by you! Dit het iets vir almal. Made up of a variety of interviews, music videos, short films, location inserts en nog baie! Tune into EKSE, weekdays from 16:00 to 17:00 only on CTV

Saturday, 28 March 2015
timthumb.jpgRainbow Cruise
A Variety magazine show for all ages and genders, that appeals to all races and aims to create unity, tolerance and understanding amongst all denominations in South Africa.

Sunday, 29 March 2015
Beyond Today
timthumb.jpg08:30 Utopia Is It humanly Possible? - Will mankind ever live without war, grief and suffering? Is world peace even possible? If so, how will it happen? (Christ's Reign on Earth: What Will It Be Like?)


Hot docs


Cape Town: Gangs, Race and Poverty, 20 years After Apartheid

Thursday 20 November 2014 at 23:00

Township lessons from the people of goodhope tells the story of people living in the Cape Flats area outside of Cape Town. It tells us how they coped with life after apartheid, the crime, poverty and housing issues they were left to cope with.


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