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Showmax named Marketing Team of the Year at the 2022 Promax Africa Awards
Showmax was named Marketing Team of the Year at the 2022 Promax Africa Awards, the leading awards for the entertainment marketing community. 14 Nov 2022 Read more

Showmax Pro launches promotional offer from R199 a month
Live sport streaming service Showmax Pro is available for a reduced price in South Africa. 19 Oct 2022 Read more

MultiChoice acquires on-demand, emergency response app, Namola
MultiChoice continues to expand its platform ambition through the diversification of services available to subscribers 4 Oct 2022 Read more

MultiChoice Group announces new syndication partnership with Sky
Sky's Glass TV product and experience will be made available to customers in South Africa. 27 Sep 2022 Read more

"Every South African needs to watch this." Critics rave about Steinheist doccie
Steinheist, a new Showmax Original true crime documentary series about the biggest corporate scam in South African history, is now streaming, with new episodes every Thursday until 6 October 2022. 27 Sep 2022 Read more

Best reactions from first-time SAFTA nominees
The nominations for the 2022 South African Film and Television Awards are in, with Showmax Originals leading the way with 52 nominations, including the key categories of Best Telenovela (The Wife), TV Drama (DAM), TV Comedy (Tali's Baby Diary), Feature Film (Glasshouse), Made For TV Documentary (Devilsdorp), and Made For TV Movie (Boxing Day). 19 Jul 2022 Read more

Trailer alert: first look at Tarryn Wyngaard and Thapelo Mokoena in the Showmax Original survival horror Pulse
Showmax has just dropped the intense first trailer for the Showmax Original horror series, Pulse, picked by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 25 buzziest series at this year's MIPTV, a leading global TV market in Cannes, France. 24 May 2022 Read more

Showmax announces its first original series in Ghana, Eno
A Showmax original drama series from Shirley Frimpong-Manso's Sparrow Studios 21 Feb 2022 Read more

Glasshouse: SA's post-pandemic love triangle film "could become a modern classic"
Critically acclaimed South African sci-fi Glasshouse is now streaming on Showmax in Africa, as well as on Sky, iTunes, Amazon, Google, Xbox and other digital platforms in the UK. 9 Feb 2022 Read more

Showmax announces its next Kenyan original series, Single-ish
Showmax is kicking off 2022 by announcing its next original series in Kenya, Single-ish, a 13-part drama series that will premiere on the platform on 20 January 2022. 10 Jan 2022 Read more

MultiChoice Accelerator's 6 SMMEs to pitch to global venture capitalists
MultiChoice Group has shortlisted six startup and scaling businesses that will be progressing to the next and final leg of the MultiChoice Accelerator Programme. 7 Jan 2022 Read more

DStv BoxOffice brings South Africa's biggest horror story
From the minds that brought you Devilsdorp, Every Day is Halloween is the biggest locally-produced horror story to drop first on DStv BoxOffice. 28 Oct 2021 Read more

Showmax wins 7 Supersonic New Generation Awards and online strategy of the year
Streaming platform Showmax, part of MultiChoice's Connected Video division, scooped seven awards at the Supersonic New Generation Awards 2021, including the coveted Online Strategy of the Year Award. 30 Sep 2021 Read more

Fulu Mugovhani is caught in a love triangle with a twist in Umakoti Wethu
Umakoti Wethu is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for Heritage Day. SAFTA and Africa Movie Academy Award Best Actress winner Fulu Mugovhani gives another prize-worthy performance as Khathu, a Venda woman struggling to conceive, who finds herself in crisis when her Zulu husband's new job takes them back to KwaZulu-Natal, his overbearing mother, and his old flame. 23 Sep 2021 Read more

This Heritage Month, explore South Africa's rich stories on Showmax, from Flatland to United Apart SA - Lockdown Remembered
Berlin Panorama opening film Flatland; SAFTA Best Soap nominee Arendsvlei; and Covid-19 lockdown doc United Apart SA 7 Sep 2021 Read more

7 African highlights on Showmax, from record-breaking true crime to a Sundance short
Devilsdorp, Temptation Island SA, Africa & I, Kipchoge: The Last Milestone, Five Tiger, Jan S3, and Big Brother Naija 13 Aug 2021 Read more

Showmax Pro to livestream English Premier League, La Liga and Serie A in more than 50 countries across Africa
Following the successful livestreaming of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Showmax Pro is bringing the world's best football to subscribers. Showmax Pro is the only streaming service on the continent to livestream every single match of the English Premier League, La Liga and Serie A and the DStv Premiership, courtesy of SuperSport. 12 Aug 2021 Read more

First-look: meet the single guys of Temptation Island South Africa
Showmax has released first-look images and a new Temptation Island South Africa video introducing all 10 single men. Showmax has lined up a temptation for every taste, from sculpted bodies to chiselled jawlines, award-winning stand-up comedians to professional firefighters and dancers, successful entrepreneurs to stable 9-5ers. 6 Aug 2021 Read more

Devilsdorp breaks Showmax records; launches companion podcast
  • Devilsdorp sets Showmax record for most hours watched in its first four days of launch
  • In a South African first, Showmax has launched Devilsdorp: The Official Companion Podcast
  • Hosted by Nicole Engelbrecht of True Crime South Africa
  • Now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more
 5 Aug 2021Read more
First-look trailer for Glasshouse, SA film screening at North America's biggest genre film festival
The Showmax film Glasshouse has been selected for the 25th Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, Canada. Billed as North America's top genre film festival, Fantasia is running from 5-25 August 2021. 2 Aug 2021 Read more

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