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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

"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

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

Is true-crime docu-series Devilsdorp the best Showmax original yet?
Devilsdorp, the first Showmax original true-crime docu-series, is now available to binge. The four-part series investigates the 11 Krugersdorp Killings between 2012 and 2016, separately known as The Appointment Murders and the Satanic Murders, and how they were all traced back to Cecilia Steyn and the Electus per Deus (Chosen by God) cult. 30 Jul 2021 Read more

The best African content on Showmax this July - from Devilsdorp to Uthando Lodumo
Triggerfish wins again; Lumumba, Death of a Prophet screens at Cannes; Uthando Lodumo tops Showmax charts 12 Jul 2021 Read more

  • Showmax releases first-look trailer for Devilsdorp
  • The first Showmax original true crime docu-series
  • Follows the Krugersdorp Killings, also known as the Appointment Murders and the Satanic Murders
  • The result of an 18-month research process
 6 Jul 2021 Read more
Celebrate Africa Day by exploring the continent's rich film history on Showmax
Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity, and it's coming up this Tuesday, 25 May 2021. While pan-African travel remains a distant dream for now, it's never been easier to explore our beautiful continent, thanks to Showmax's catalogue of record-breaking and award-winning local content. There's no single story that captures the diversity and wonder of Africa, but whatever you're in the mood for, Showmax has a movie or a show for you: 21 May 2021 Read more

How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. 12 May 2021 Read more

Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"
All 13 episodes of Skemerdans, a Cape Flats neo-noir murder mystery, are now available to binge on Showmax. The whodunnit is set at the Oasis jazz club, the centre of a power struggle between two brothers, a scorned widow and an organised crime syndicate. 28 Apr 2021 Read more

South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominations
Moffie up for Bafta; The Snail and The Whale up for Annie; Fugitive presents DAM, Lioness and Legacy at MipTV 9 Apr 2021 Read more

Tali's Baby Diary: 'The best South African TV show of 2021 so far'
  •  The first four episodes of Tali's Baby Diary are now streaming on Showmax
  •  Sequel to the first ever Showmax Original, which broke viewing records and won multiple SAFTAs
  •  Julia Anastasopoulos (SuzelleDIY) is back as Tali: pregnant and determined to become a momfluencer
  •  New cast includes Coconut Kelz, Danny K, Deon Lotz, Schalk Bezuidenhout & Siv Ngesi 
  •  "The best South African TV show of 2021 so far" TV critic Thinus Ferreira
  •  "Hilarious... so identifiable and so relatable," Refilwe Moloto on Cape Talk
  •  Coming first to Showmax from 26 February 2021 1 Mar 2021 Read more

  • Showmax original Dam now streaming; drawing comparisons to HBO's The Outsider
    The Showmax original Dam, a small-town psychological thriller set in the Eastern Cape, is now available to binge. 24 Feb 2021 Read more

    Showmax licenses first international reality TV series format: Temptation Island
    African streaming service Showmax has licensed its first international reality TV series format, Temptation Island. 22 Feb 2021 Read more

    The Real Housewives of Durban breaks viewing records on Showmax
    First episode of the popular reality series franchise tops the streaming charts. 5 Feb 2021 Read more

    First-look trailer: twisty and twisted new Showmax original Dam
    Showmax has just released a first-look trailer for the Showmax original Dam, a small-town psychological thriller premiering Monday, 22 February 2021. 29 Jan 2021 Read more

    Showmax launches 3 for 1 special offer across Africa
    Streaming service Showmax has announced a new offer to subscribers across the continent. 28 Jan 2021 Read more

    The Real Housewives of Durban now coming first and exclusive to Showmax
    The Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD) will now launch first and exclusive to Showmax rather than 1Magic on 29 January 2021, with new episodes following every Friday. 19 Jan 2021 Read more

    7 local highlights now on Showmax: From Moffie to 4 Africa Movie Academy Award-winners from SA
    These are the seven local highlights currently streaming on Showmax: Moffie, Fiela Se Kind, Lebo M - Coming Home, The Letter Reader, Knuckle City, The Ghost and The House of Truth. 7 Jan 2021 Read more

    African films and series that made waves internationally in 2020
    Zog, The Snail and the Whale, Rafiki, Moffie, Buddha in Africa, Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It and more. 15 Dec 2020 Read more

    Rogue: It's Megan Fox vs lion and al-Shabab in new Showmax film
  • Starring Teen Choice winner Megan Fox (Transformers, Jennifer's Body)
  • "Megan Fox in Rogue redefines her reputation and career" Refinery29
  • "An energetic action thriller" The Guardian
  • Spotlights the abuse of lions in Africa
  • SA cast includes Jessica Sutton, Sisanda Henna, Brandon Auret, Kenneth Fok and Greg Kriek 4 Dec 2020 Read more

  • 11 African highlights to stream on Showmax - from Chasing the Sun to Die Verhaal Van Racheltjie de Beer, Unmarried to Legacy
    Chasing the Sun. Die Verhaal Van Racheltjie de Beer. Unmarried. Legacy. A New Country. Famalam. Enslaved. 12 Nov 2020 Read more

    Lea Vivier, Pallance Dladla star in Dam, a new Showmax original psychological thriller
    Filming has wrapped on the Showmax original Dam, a small-town psychological thriller shot in the Eastern Cape. 12 Nov 2020 Read more

    Stream Showmax without a subscription
    Showmax has introduced a subscription-free streaming service in South Africa. Showmax Free features a hand-picked content slate that gives customers an opportunity to sample some of Showmax's award-winning entertainment. 11 Nov 2020 Read more

    Showmax Original Skemerdans to launch in 2021
    • Skemerdansis a Cape Flats neo-noir murder mystery
    • Set at The Oasis, a jazz club - being filmed at the iconic Club Galaxy in Rylands
    • Starring Safta-winners Kevin Smith, Ilse Klink and Brendon Daniels, among others
    • Standard Bank Young Artist winner Amy Jephta is showrunning with Ephraim Gordon (Sara Se Geheim, Suidooster)
    • Shot by Safta-winner Chris Lotz (Jan, The Endless River, Rage, Shoreline)
    • Organic, hyper-local mix of Afrikaans and English, with a nostalgic Cape jazz soundtrack
     22 Oct 2020 Read more

    The 14 best international series on Showmax this October
    First seasons of Alex Rider, Enslaved, Florida Girls, Jett, L.A.'s Finest, On Becoming a God In Central Florida, & Years and Years 9 Oct 2020 Read more

    The circle of life brings Lebo M to reality TV in the next Showmax Original
    The Showmax Original Lebo M - Coming Home is launching first on Showmax in November 2020. Nants' Ingonyama. Here comes a lion. 22 Sep 2020 Read more

    Why critics are calling 'wildly original' Lovecraft Country 'a masterpiece'
    • Exec produced by Oscar winner Jordan Peele (Us, Get Out) and JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Cloverfield, Lost, Super 8, Westworld)
    • Developed by Misha Green, who co-created Black Reel-nominated historical drama Underground
    • Based on the 2017 World Fantasy Award-nominated cult novel by Matt Ruff
    • Stars Black Reel nominee Jonathan Majors (The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Da 5 Bloods), Teen Choice nominee Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Birds of Prey, Friday Night Lights), Emmy nominee Michael Kenneth Williams (When They See Us, The Night Of), Golden Globe nominee Courtney B Vance (The People Vs OJ Simpson, Law & Order) and Bafta winner Wunmi Mosaku (Luther, The End of the F*ing World, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)
    • #3 Most Popular TV on Rotten Tomatoes, with an 89% critics rating
    • #3, IMDb's Most Popular TV
    • "A masterpiece" NPR
     22 Sep 2020 Read more

    #Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on Showmax
    HBO's Watchmen was the big winner at the 2020 Emmy Awards, taking home 11 awards, including Best Limited Series, followed by Best Comedy winner Schitt's Creek with nine and Best Drama winner Succession and The Mandalorian, both with seven. 21 Sep 2020 Read more

    Showmax announces co-productions: Megan Fox action movie and Canal+ epic in ancient Africa
    • Showmax is co-producing the Megan Fox action movie Rogue, releasing 2020
    • Showmax is co-producing epic African mythology series Blood Psalms with Canal+ for 2021 release
    • This follows the announcement of four other Showmax Originals in July 2020
     2 Sep 2020 Read more

    8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria
    Rafiki beats out Pain and Glory, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire and Brittany Runs A Marathon to win Glaad Media Award 27 Aug 2020 Read more

    Showmax Pro goes live in South Africa, starting at R225 per month
    Showmax Pro is all the entertainment you expect with the live sport you love. 20 Aug 2020 Read more

    The most popular SA stand-up comedy on Showmax in 2020 so far, from Schalk Bezuidenhout to Tsitsi Chiumya
    You won't be able to laugh hysterically in a crowded comedy club anytime soon, but Showmax has stepped into the gap with an ever-growing binge-fest of laughs guaranteed to put a smile on your dial, even in 2020. Here are seven of the top 10 most popular local comedians on Showmax so far this year, in alphabetical order: 13 Aug 2020 Read more

    Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businesses
    "The woman that you see in front of you is self-made," says Kelly Khumalo in the opening sequence of her reality show Life With Kelly Khumalo, now streaming on Showmax. "I can't say I have a point of reference when it comes to being a good woman. However, I am now ready to embrace the greatness that God has created me for." 7 Aug 2020 Read more

    More Showmax Originals on the way, including Kelly Khumalo reality series and Tali's Baby Diary
    • Four more Showmax Originals on the way, building on record-breaking success of Tali's Wedding Diary, The Girl From St Agnes and Somizi & Mohale: The Union
    • Life With Kelly Khumalo launches 6 August 2020
    • Second season of record-breaking and Safta-winning Tali's Wedding Diary for 2021
    • 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist winner Amy Jephta writing Skemerdans murder mystery for 2021
    • Two-time Safta-winner Alex Yazbek writing and directing horror series Dam for 2021
     15 Jul 2020 Read more

    What's new on Showmax in July
    Detective procedurals, druidic fantasies, World War Two dramas - that's all brand-new on Showmax in July. Plus, new movies include a Jordan Peele horror and a wrestling comedy featuring The Rock, while on the local front there's a dark bingeable series and a film about Sophiatown. Here are the highlights of what's new. 9 Jul 2020 Read more

    Showmax launches new live-streaming service
    Showmax is launching a new service, Showmax Pro, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro features all Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and PSL games, as well as a wide range of other live sport events. The service will initially roll out in Nigeria and Kenya, with additional countries following shortly after. 8 Jul 2020 Read more

    Adult Swim gives us a reason to stay indoors this winter with the return of Robot Chicken
    Robot Chicken, season 10, part 2, is coming to Showmax on 29 June! 15 Jun 2020 Read more

    Fresh content loading on Adult Swim! South Africans in for a treat with new seasons of Robot Chicken and Mr. Pickles...
    The Adult Swim block on Showmax is on a mission to unravel brand new content to add to its quirky, off-the-cuff and multi-award-winning lineup of shows. 10 Jun 2020 Read more

    Motherland: Fort Salem
  • Exec produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, who produced Succession
  • Already renewed for a second season
  • Starring Cape Town actress Jessica Sutton as one of the three leads
  • 96% audience rating, Rotten Tomatoes
  • "A riveting supernatural drama" Den of Geek
  • "Ridiculously entertaining" AP
  • First on Showmax 5 Jun 2020 Read more

  • The 12 best international series on Showmax this June
    Golden Globe nominee Patrick Dempsey (McDreamy in Grey's Anatomy) and Alessandro Borghi (Suburra), who's won acting awards at Venice and Berlin, co-star in this adaptation of the bestselling book by Italian trader Guido Maria Brera - an insider's look at the world of millionaire bankers. 5 Jun 2020 Read more

    SA actress Jessica Sutton stars in Motherland: Fort Salem series; just renewed by Freeform
  • Exec produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, who produced Succession
  • Already renewed for a second season
  • Starring Cape Town actress Jessica Sutton as one of the three leads
  • 96% audience rating, Rotten Tomatoes
  • "A riveting supernatural drama" Den of Geek 
  • "Ridiculously entertaining" AP
  • First on Showmax 4 Jun 2020 Read more

  • Hobbs & Shaw: The fast, furious, butt-kicking action-fest now on Showmax
  • Grossed $760m at the global box office
  • 88% audience score, Rotten Tomatoes
  • Nominated for four 2019 People's Choice Awards
  • Nominated for four 2020 World Stunt Awards: Best Fight, Best Work
  • with a Vehicle, Hardest Hit, and Best Stunt Coordinator 28 May 2020 Read more

  • Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa Month
    The borders are closed, but that doesn't mean you can't explore your continent this Africa Day, thanks to this starter guide to classic African films on Showmax. 27 May 2020 Read more

    The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
    The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street. 26 May 2020 Read more

    The L Word is back - and Generation Q is already up for top LGBTIA+ awards
  • Nominated for 2020 Queerty and GLAAD Media awards
  • 82% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics consensus says Generation Q "has style and charm to spare and announces a new phase for The L Word that will please new and old fans alike."
  • "A glossy, bighearted show that's less soapy than the original series but delivers enough secrets, sex, and secret sex to keep the stakes high." Slate
  • First on Showmax 25 May 2020 Read more

  • The Magicians: Escape the pandemic to the magical land of Fillory
  • The fifth and final season has a 100% critics rating
  • "Harry Potter meets The Chronicles Of Narnia meets the cold, harsh realities of real life" The Verge
  • "The most entrancing fantasy available on television" Salon
  • "The funniest fantasy show on TV" Indiewire
  • "The most sexually aware show on TV" io9
  • "A fantasy show for people who love fantasy shows" AVClub
  • "Without a doubt a satisfying conclusion to an amazing five-year-series" TV Fanatic 22 May 2020 Read more

  • Andrea Savage's comedy, I'm Sorry, is the couch therapy you need right now
  • 81% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes
  • Created by and starring comedian Andrea Savage (Veep)
  • Recently renewed for a third season
  • "Blisteringly funny... Savage's remarkably delightful series should be your next laugh-out-loud binge." Mashable
  • "A sweet and filthy tribute to the messiness of being a constant comedian." IndieWire 21 May 2020 Read more

  • A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A Country
    The Guptagate documentary How To Steal A Country is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for the Freedom Day long weekend, with early reviews calling it "An excellent documentary, one of the best ever made in our country" (Leon van Nierop in Rapport); "Nothing short of remarkable... the definitive example of speaking truth to power so that this can never be allowed to happen again" (John Harvey, Dispatch news editor); and "Essential viewing for all South Africans" (Spling). 24 Apr 2020 Read more

    The 5 best local hits to stream now
    These are the five local hits to stream on Showmax now. 15 Apr 2020 Read more

    All the chills, all the feels, and the cop we've always wanted in Emergence, now on Showmax
  • One of five best-reviewed TV sci-fi and fantasy shows of 2019, Rotten Tomatoes
  • #48 Rotten Tomatoes' Best TV Shows of 2019
  • 94% critics' rating, Rotten Tomatoes
  • Starring Golden Globe nominee Allison Tolman (Fargo), Teen Choice nominee Donald Faison (Scrubs) and child star Alexa Swinton (Billions) 12 Mar 2020 Read more

  • Somhale's wedding band designers on creating the one-of-a-kind rings
    The second episode of the Showmax Original Somizi & Mohale: The Union is now streaming, looking back at the road to the celebrity wedding of the decade. 11 Mar 2020 Read more

    Everything on Showmax in March
    Everything is awesome on Showmax this March (Yes! The Lego Movie 2 is coming!). There's something for all tastes and all ages, with new seasons of our favourite comedies, riveting dramas, sci-fi (Westworld season three is almost here!), and some of the most gobsmacking doccies you'll find anywhere. 11 Mar 2020 Read more

    Somhale wedding takes viewing crown
    Somizi and Mohale: The Union has taken the crown as the show with the most views ever on its first day on Showmax, bigger than any Hollywood blockbuster show. This demonstrates just how important local content is to succeeding in streaming video in South Africa, and why it's so significant that more than half of Showmax's catalogue is now made up of local shows. 28 Feb 2020 Read more

    Lockdown S5 now streaming on Showmax, first episode also on YouTube
    • Lockdown S5 is now on Showmax
    • S5 ep 1 also on YouTube
    • The first Mzansi Magic drama to reach a fifth season
    • The most awarded drama at the 2019 SAFTAs
    • "One of the best productions that has come out of this county" Azania Mosaka, 702
     31 Jan 2020 Read more

    Vida: Why critics adore this little Mexican-American drama about sisterhood
    • 100% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
    • Time's 4th best TV show of 2019; also on top TV shows of 2019 lists by The Atlantic & AV Club
    • Audience Award winner, SXSW, 2018
    • Over 6m YouTube views for its trailers
    • "One of TV's smartest and sexiest shows" Time Magazine
    • "Reverberates with the aches and joys and conflicts of everyday life... elaborate, distinct, and beautiful" The Atlantic
    • First on Showmax
     17 Jan 2020 Read more

    Guilt - the blackly funny British crime drama that Line of Duty's creator is a fan of
    • Yet another great British crime show
    • Earned a Twitter shout-out from Emmy-nominated Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio
    • "The polar opposite to the trendy slow-burn box set."
    • First on Showmax
     16 Jan 2020 Read more

    6 of the best: South African highlights on Showmax this November
    Buddha in Africa; Trackers; The Herd; Carnage; the winning Silwerskerm short films; Stroop; and more.. 26 Nov 2019 Read more

    "An almost perfect series" - What the critics are saying about Catch-22
  • #75 on Rotten Tomatoes' list of the Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far
  • Nominated for two Emmys, 2019
  • Produced by Oscar winners George Clooney and Grant Heslov
  • "Catch-22 is an almost perfect series. Every actor is bringing their A-game to the table and the writing is absolutely top-notch." Forbes
  • "Indisputably well-made", a "dizzying, daring triumph." The Guardian 21 Nov 2019 Read more

  • Stroop wins prestigious SAB Environmental Media Award
    The South African Breweries (SAB) along with its judging panel announced the winners of the annual SAB Environmental Media of the Year awards at its headquarters in Johannesburg last night. Stroop - journey into the rhino horn war took the Video Media (Long Form) award for 2019. 14 Nov 2019 Read more

    Harlots: both 'deliciously wanton' and 'a feminist triumph'
    Everyone agrees: Harlots is the most under-valued series on TV right now. The story of warring mid-18th century brothels has been called "the finest show no one is tuning into" in The Guardian; "the best erotic workplace drama you're not watching" in The Hollywood Reporter; "Hulu's most underrated gem" in Decider; and "one of serialized televisions under-discovered and appreciated entertainments" in Salon. 4 Nov 2019 Read more

    Godfather of Harlem: Forest Whitaker is 'phenomenal' in his first, long-overdue TV lead
  • Oscar winner Forest Whitaker stars as infamous real-life crime boss Bumpy Johnson
  • From the creators of Narcos, with John Ridley (12 Years A Slave, American Crime) directing
  • Swiss Beatz has curated "the television soundtrack of the year," according to The Los Angeles Times
  • 96% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
  • Now on Showmax and 1Magic 1 Nov 2019 Read more

  • Sophie Ndaba not dead - currently shooting Lockdown Season 5
  • Lockdown Season 5 is now shooting in Johannesburg
  • Sophie Lichaba, aka Sophie Ndaba, joins the star-studded cast, who won two SAFTAs in 2019
  • Lockdown was the most awarded drama at the SAFTAs in 2019, winning Best Drama and more
  • Binge-watch Lockdown Seasons 1-4 on Showmax ahead of the Season 5 premiere on 31 January 2020 31 Oct 2019 Read more

  • Mayans M.C.: the biggest series since Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead?
  • This Sons of Anarchy spinoff had the third-biggest cable premiere of the year in the US, behind only Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead
  • 2019 Critics Choice nominee: Best Supporting Actor (Richard Cabral)
  • 100% critics score so far for Season 2 on Rotten Tomatoes
  • Stars JD Pardo (Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II) & Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)
  • First on Showmax 10 Oct 2019 Read more

  • Rea Moeti starts shooting next Showmax Original comedy in Maboneng
    • Directed by multi-award-winning 30-year-old Rea Moeti (Mma Moeketsi, Lockdown)
    • Introducing newcomer Laura Lee Mostert as Martie
    • Starring Zandile Lujabe (Ayeye, Isidingo) as Amandla
    • Key cast include The Funny Chef Lebogang Tlokana; two-time Comics Choice winner Ebenhaezer Dibakwane; SAFTA nominee Yule Masiteng and Fleur du Cap winner Kiroshan Naidoo
    • Set in Maboneng - one of Forbes' "12 Coolest Neighbourhoods Around The World"
    • Coming 12 December 2019, first on Showmax
     9 Oct 2019 Read more

    'Wonderfully peculiar' critics' favourite Los Espookys now streaming on Showmax
    Los Espookys, one of Rotten Tomatoes' 10 best reviewed shows of 2019 so far, is now streaming first on Showmax. 25 Sep 2019 Read more

    Game of Thrones, Chernobyl, Fleabag win big at Emmys; Showmax has most winners
  • Series on Showmax are the biggest winner, with eight awards; followed by Prime Video & Netflix with six each
  • Game of Thrones wins Best Drama; sets records
  • Chernobyl takes home Best Limited Series
  • Fleabag named Best Comedy 25 Sep 2019 Read more

  • The surprise box office hit 'Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies' is now streaming on Showmax
    Ellen: Die Storie van Ellen Pakkies, South Africa's entry for the foreign film category of the 2019 Golden Globes, is now streaming on Showmax. 30 Aug 2019 Read more

    Stream these true crime doccies
    Stream the best of true crime, including two brand-new HBO documentaries, on Showmax and DStv Now. 22 Aug 2019 Read more

    New series on Showmax in August
    Expect a new crop of exclusives, as well as a bunch of shows that are fresh from DStv. Top international series and, of course, exciting local programming - it's all ready to stream. 14 Aug 2019 Read more

    Zog, Triggerfish's latest award-winner, is now streaming on Showmax
  • is based on Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book
  • is animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish (Oscar nominee Revolting Rhymes)
  • is co-directed by South African Daniel Snaddon (Stick Man)
  • stars Kit Harington (Jon Snow in Game Of Thrones)
  • won Best Animation, Shanghai International TV Festival, 2019
  • won Audience Award: 3-6 year olds, New York International Children's Film Festival, 2019
  • is based on a book named one of Booktrust's '10 Of The Best Feminist Books For Children'
  • now streaming first on Showmax in Africa 13 Aug 2019 Read more

  • Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month
    Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax. 12 Aug 2019 Read more

    5 reasons Kanarie is a gem, even if you're not Afrikaans
  • Starring Schalk Bezuidenhout in a breakout, jersey-less, SAFTA-nominated lead performance
  • Winner of 15 international awards
  • 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes
  • "A winning combination of thoughtfulness and exuberance." The Hollywood Reporter
  • "Rich, poignant and finely observed." The Los Angeles Times 8 Aug 2019 Read more

  • 3 reasons to binge the most talked about teen show of 2019
    HBO's adults-only teen show:
  • Is #2 on IMDb's list of the most popular shows on TV
  • Has been renewed for a second season
  • Pushed four of its cast into the IMDB Top 100, and Zendaya to #3
  • "Visually stunning" Entertainment Weekly 5 Aug 2019 Read more

  • Triple Teen Choice 2019 nominee Good Trouble now streaming in SA
    Good Trouble, currently up for three 2019 Teen Choice Awards, is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa. The hit Freeform drama series is nominated in the Drama TV Show and Drama TV Actress categories, with leads Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez nominated for the ninth and fourth time respectively. 2 Aug 2019 Read more

    'The most important superhero series on the air' is back, first on Showmax
    • "The most important superhero series on the air"
    • Leads Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph are both nominated for 2019 Teen Choice Awards
    • Emma Lahana as both Detective Brigid O'Reilly and Mayhem has hurtled into IMDB's Top 500
    • "The best superhero show on TV" Den of Geek
    • 87% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
     1 Aug 2019 Read more

    16 Emmy nominees to binge now on Showmax
    The 2019 Emmy Awards nominees have been announced, and three of the five most nominated shows are available to binge now on Showmax: HBO's epic fantasy Game of Thrones, which broke a 25-year-record with 32 nominations, including Best Drama; HBO's historical drama Chernobyl, which racked up 19 nominations, including Best Limited Series; and HBO's dark comedy Barry, which scooped 17, including Best Comedy. As expected, HBO was the most nominated network overall, with 137 nominations. 31 Jul 2019 Read more

    Younger S6: the hit romcom reinvents itself
  • is currently up for two Teen Choice Awards
  • stars Sutton Foster and Miriam Shor in Critics Choice-nominated performances, and Hilary Duff in a People's Choice- and Teen Choice-nominated role
  • features Hilary, a pop star, and Sutton and Miriam - both Broadway legends - singing together in the S6 premiere
  • is from Emmy-winning Sex & The City creator Darren Star 30 Jul 2019 Read more

  • Code broken on encrypted 200-year-old diary, revealing secrets of Britain's first lesbian marriage
    Gentleman Jack:
    • Based on decoded diaries of Anne Lister, who confounded society's expectations of women in 19th-century England
    • Stars BAFTA winner Suranne Jones in what Indiewire calls "one of the year's best performances"
    • Co-stars Sophie Rundle (Bodyguard) and Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy in Game of Thrones)
    • Created by four-time BAFTA winner Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley)
    • 8.2/10 rating on IMDB/89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes
    • #40, Best TV Series of 2019 So Far, Rotten Tomatoes
    • Renewed by HBO for a second series
     29 Jul 2019 Read more

    Where to watch SA vs NZ rugby online
    Showmax subscribers will be able to livestream the Bokke taking on the All Blacks in Wellington on their screens at 9:35am on Saturday, 27 July. 25 Jul 2019 Read more

    3 reasons to binge gritty Cape Town cop drama, 'Die Byl'
  • Waldemar Schultz (7de Laan) and Lika Berning (Liefling) won the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress for their roles in Season 1
  • Inspired by "South Africa's very own super sleuth" - Piet Byleveld
  • Set in Cape Town, SA's murder capital
  • Produced by Marche Media (Kanarie)
  • Episode 1 directed by Quentin Krog (Die Boekklub, Ballade Vir 'n Enkeling, Vir Die Voëls) 16 Jul 2019 Read more

  • South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards
    With one of his first-ever TV commercials, Nare Mokgotho has won gold at the 20th Shots Young Director Awards held annually during the Cannes Lions Festival. The ad, which attracted the attention of the ASA when it aired in South Africa, is for the Showmax Zero Bucks Given campaign. 24 Jun 2019 Read more

    Showmax sport streaming - all the details
    As of today, sport is officially up and running on Showmax in South Africa. Not only magazine shows and highlights clips, but a whole new capability to live-stream games. It's a first for Showmax that taps into the growing streaming-only customer segment. The price of Showmax remains unchanged at R99 per month. 18 Jun 2019 Read more

    What's My Name: Muhammad Ali now streaming on Showmax
    What's My Name: Muhammad Ali, HBO's two-part documentary on the three-time heavyweight champion of the world, is now streaming on Showmax, just a month after its world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. 7 Jun 2019 Read more

    Arctic genre-buster Fortitude will give you the chills
    • All-star cast of British, US and European stars, including The Killing's Sofie Gråbøl, Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci, Game of Thrones' Richard Dormer, and many more...
    • Set on the edge of the Arctic Circle, in a town where there's never been a violent crime - til now
    • "I'd never had a nightmare in my life and I had three during filming." Richard Dormer
    • "The most ambitious British television drama ever - in both tone and scale." Sky
    • 84% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
     6 Jun 2019 Read more

    5 reasons to binge Benedict Cumberbatch's BAFTA-winning Patrick Melrose
    • BAFTA winner for Best Mini-Series and Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch)
    • Nominated for five Emmys, including Best Limited Series
    • Nominated for the Best Actor Golden Globe (Benedict Cumberbatch)
    • On Best Of 2018 lists from Deadline, Esquire, The Guardian, Time, Vanity Fair and Variety
    • Based on Edward St Aubyn's much-loved novels
    • 90% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes / 8.2/10, IMDB
     5 Jun 2019 Read more

    Top new series on Showmax in June
    Concealing crimes, pursuing justice and fomenting revolution - the heroes of this month's top new series on Showmax are out to change the world. 5 Jun 2019 Read more

    10 HBO shows to watch post-GoT
    Game of Thrones may be over, but HBO has much more awesome entertainment where that came from. Here are some top shows to note. 24 May 2019 Read more

    7 of the best local hits to stream now
    Seven of the best local hits on Showmax this month: 29 Apr 2019 Read more

    Will Ferrell's No Activity is Waiting For Godot in a cop car - but much funnier
    • CBS All Access' first original comedy; just renewed for its third season
    • Executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay (Vice, Succession) and Funny Or Die
    • US version of award-winning Australian comedy, with original director and star
    • Starring Oscar winner JK Simmons, Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk, and Emmy nominees Amy Sedaris, Jesse Plemons, Tim Meadows and Will Ferrell, not to mention Critics Choice and Teen Choice nominee Jake Johnson and many more...
    • "'Waiting For Godot' in a cop car... very funny; very moreish." The Guardian
    • 86% audience rating, Rotten Tomatoes
    • First two seasons now first on Showmax in Africa
     24 Apr 2019 Read more

    5 'Funny People' from Showmax's new stand-up comedy special
    If laughter is the best medicine, then Funny People Africa is just what the doctor ordered for South Africa at a time when Eskom is making us all feel sick and tired. 5 Apr 2019 Read more

    5 things to know about Schalk Bezuidenhout - this week's star in Trippin With Skhumba
    In the third episode of the Showmax Original, Trippin With Skhumba, the 2018 DStv Viewers' Choice Award: Favourite Comedian winner and 2017 Comics' Choice Comic of the Year, roadtrips with Schalk Bezuidenhout to where the Afrikaans comedian grew up: Kempton Park in Gauteng. 15 Mar 2019 Read more

    MultiChoice wins big at SAFTAs
    MultiChoice was the most awarded broadcaster at The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA), taking home 48 awards - more than half the total - from more than 150 SAFTA nominations. 5 Mar 2019 Read more

    6 things to know about Mashabela Galane
    The first episode of Showmax's third Original, Trippin With Skhumba, premieres this Thursday, 28 February 2019, building on the success of Tali's Wedding Diary, the most nominated comedy at this weekend's South African Film and Television Awards, and The Girl From St Agnes, which had more launch day views than any series on Showmax ever. 28 Feb 2019 Read more

    CSI rarely delivers, right? These Isibaya and Isithembiso SAFTA nominees would argue otherwise
    Corporate social investment programmes are often treated with a healthy dose of cynicism. It's the kind of thing that looks good in a company's annual report, but how often do these schemes deliver real-world benefits? The recent announcement of the SAFTA nominations shows in the entertainment industry at least, corporate social investment does indeed have a role to play. 25 Feb 2019 Read more

    SA film students break into video-on-demand business
    Broadcast TV isn't an option and using self-publish platforms like YouTube means competing with millions of videos from across the globe, so how do SA film students get their work noticed? A recent deal between the video-on-demand service Showmax and African film school AFDA is set to showcase local talent in an entirely new way. 14 Feb 2019 Read more

    20 SAFTA-nominated series and movies to stream online
    The nominees for the 2019 South African Film and Television Awards have just been announced. The majority of nominations went to MultiChoice productions on M-Net, 1Magic, kykNET, Mzansi Magic and Showmax. Here's where to watch the shows and movies with the most nominations online. 13 Feb 2019 Read more

    Skhumba to host the first Showmax Original travel series
    • Trippin' With Skhumba is Showmax's first travel show - and first vernacular show
    • Trippin' With Skhumba is Showmax's third Original - and second of 2019
    • SA's top comedians will give Skhumba an insider's guide to their hometowns
    • Featuring Celeste Ntuli, Tumi Morake, Siya Seya and more
    • Season will end with an hour-long stand-up special
    • Produced by Diprente (Late Nite News With Loyiso Gola, Queen Sono)
    • Directed by Vincent Moloi (Tjovitjo, Skulls Of My People)
     7 Feb 2019 Read more

    The Girl from St Agnes is now streaming on Showmax
    "At St Agnes, the only saint is in the name" 1 Feb 2019 Read more

    The Comedy Central Roast of AKA is coming!
    A King Arises - AKA, the unstoppable "Supamega" of South African hip hop, is about to get a real grill. The Comedy Central Roast of AKA in partnership with Showmax is coming to The Teatro at Montecasino on 21 February, 2019. 14 Dec 2018 Read more

    11 new series to bingewatch on Showmax in December
    December is heating up with these 11 series hitting Showmax subscribers' screens. 6 Dec 2018 Read more

    Filming wraps on Showmax's first original drama
    The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax's first original drama, wrapped this week after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part whodunnit premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019. 30 Nov 2018 Read more

    7 female-centric series awarded the ReFrame Stamp for TV
    All available to stream on Showmax. 21 Nov 2018 Read more

    Adult Swim now on Showmax
    Turner and Showmax deal brings top US millennial channel to local shores 16 Nov 2018 Read more

    How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom
    Showmax has launched a new deal with Vodacom that gives you three months of Showmax for free, plus free data to binge-watch your favourite series in their new #zerobucksgiven campaign. 8 Nov 2018 Read more

    11 horrors to stream on Showmax
    If you love shows that give you shivers down the spine, these are the perfect series and movies to get you into the Halloween spirit. 30 Oct 2018 Read more

    Climb SA's highest mountains in 9 Peaks Record, first and only on Showmax
    In 9 Peaks Record, first and only on Showmax, we see how four athletes broke the record to climb the highest mountain in each South African province in July 2017. Tian Liebenberg, Alex Harris, Sean Disney and Adrian Saffy achieved the superhuman feat of scaling all nine peaks - which involved driving 3,500km and climbing 160 kilometres on foot - in four days, 15 hours and 58 minutes, beating the previous record by three hours. 23 Oct 2018 Read more

    Critical darlings Raw and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax in SA
    Just in time for Halloween, both of these arthouse favourites have a 91% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes. 16 Oct 2018 Read more

    'These are the sort of people who are controlling the way we see the world' - Succession creator Jesse Armstrong
    "I look forward to people getting to know this family," says creator Jesse Armstrong about the Roys, owners of one of the world's largest media and entertainment conglomerates in his hit new HBO show, Succession, currently streaming exclusively on Showmax in Africa. "I think they'll find them understandable and sort of terrifying if you think that these are the sort of people who are controlling the way we see the world." 31 Aug 2018 Read more

    BBC Studios to launch new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first-ever Comic Con Africa
    BBC Studios in Africa has announced that it will be hosting a special Doctor Who experience for the series' regional launch at Africa's first-ever Comic Con next month, in partnership with Showmax. From 14 to 16 September 2018, Whovians and new fans from across the continent can come to Johannesburg and celebrate the return of one of the BBC's most successful franchises with an immersive TARDIS experience, ahead of the launch of the all-new series starring award-winning actress Jodie Whittaker. 30 Aug 2018 Read more

    Watch new sci-fi drama Reverie only on Showmax
    Reverie is a virtual world, a program that lets you live out your ultimate fantasies. But sometimes people get lost and don't ever want to leave. That's where Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi, who you'll recognise from Sleeper Cell, which is also on Showmax) comes in. Her job is to find the lost ones and bring them home. And by saving them she might find a way to save herself - because she's also running away from a tragedy in her past. 15 Aug 2018 Read more

    HBO's hit series Succession now streaming, exclusively on Showmax
    "This is the thing about being rich: it's f*ing great," says Matthew McFadyen in HBO's latest hit, Succession, a show that suggests just the opposite in its skewering of the Roy family, one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. Watch it now » 8 Aug 2018 Read more

    HBO's Succession: 'Awful rich people make for awfully rich TV'
    On the day media mogul Logan Roy (Brian Cox) turns 80, he suffers a stroke that leaves him unable to function. His kids knew he was getting old, but he'd been strong as an ox for years. His sudden decline in health leaves them wrestling one another, their stepmother Marcia, the board and other execs for control of Waystar Royco, Logan's enormous empire, one of the biggest news and entertainment conglomerates in the world. 7 Aug 2018 Read more

    Hit mermaid horror Siren now streaming first on Showmax
    • "On Siren, The Little Mermaid grows up and fights back." Refinery29
    • The number one new cable drama for young adults in the USA
    • 94% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
    • "The Vampire Diaries for mermaids" Forbes
    • Zimbabwean-South African actress Sibongile Mlambo (Teen Wolf, Lost in Space) stars as a mermaid
    • Now first and only on Showmax
     11 Jul 2018 Read more

    The River is the local show you should be binge-watching
    If we had to pick a few shows to watch repeatedly, The River would be one of them. The plots, twists and turns are enough to make anyone fall in love with the drama series. Just when you think you've figured out what's going on, things quickly take an unexpected turn. And that's what makes good TV, right? Here's why we can't wait to binge-watch The River from the beginning. Watch The River now » 4 Jul 2018 Read more

    Experts reveal why people are obsessed with true crime
    It's an incredibly addictive genre for millions of people worldwide, but why are we so captivated by true crime shows, and what does that say about us? 27 Jun 2018 Read more

    No power? Download and watch your shows offline
    Eskom has warned South Africans that load shedding will continue as the strike affecting coal supply to key power stations is ongoing. "Customers are advised to keep checking their load shedding schedules on the Eskom and their municipal websites, and plan on the assumption that load shedding will take place," said the power utility. 19 Jun 2018 Read more

    New Game of Thrones spinoff series announced
    HBO has officially ordered its first Game of Thrones spinoff show with reports saying there are five in the works. 19 Jun 2018 Read more

    Revolting Rhymes and The Highway Rat now streaming only on Showmax
    • Revolting Rhymes and The Highway Rat are both first and only on Showmax in Africa
    • Revolting Rhymes was nominated for an Oscar and won 15 major international awards
    • The Highway Rat is in competition for Best TV Film at Annecy next week
    • Revolting Rhymes and The Highway Rat both animated in Cape Town at Triggerfish
     13 Jun 2018 Read more

    11 rare African movies you need to watch
    Africa Month may be ending, but Showmax has just released a collection of 11 classic African movies that are worth celebrating year-round, having been praised everywhere from Cannes to Ouagadougou, Sundance to Toronto. 1 Jun 2018 Read more

    Stream the AB de Villiers documentary now
    He will go down in history as one of the greatest players the game has ever seen, and it was a sad day for cricket fans worldwide when the legendary South African batsman AB de Villiers posted a video on Twitter announcing his retirement from international cricket. 31 May 2018 Read more

    Australia's toxic cricket culture revealed in new documentary
    The Australian tour to South Africa in 2018 was the most intense and personal test series ever played between these cricketing giants. 23 May 2018 Read more

    Watch Conor McGregor: Notorious first on Showmax
    The court case looms for the notorious Conor McGregor who's currently facing three charges of assault and one charge of criminal mischief for his antics at a recent UFC media day in New York, where he threw various objects at a bus carrying other fighters. 22 May 2018 Read more

    The Crossing explores today's global refugee crisis
    The creators of The Crossing were inspired by a current global crisis to create a unique and powerful series, which comes first and only to Showmax. 21 May 2018 Read more

    Watch the Roast of Somizi for free
    Prepare yourself for an epic binge - the Comedy Central Roast of Somizi is now streaming on Showmax. The full 106-minute uncut, uncensored version is strictly for over 18s - you've been warned. 10 May 2018 Read more

    Kim Dotcom - The man who got between America and its money
    If you get between America and its money, you can bet your bottom dollar that the state will come after you, no matter where you go. 7 May 2018 Read more

    What is Bitcoin, and why should I care?
    The insane volatility of the cryptocurrency market is something the financial world has never seen before. 4 May 2018 Read more

    I have the power! Marvel's Runaways is first and only on Showmax
    Six childhood friends who've grown apart are brought back together when they find out, to their horror, that their parents are part of a secret evil organisation called The Pride in Season 1 of Marvel's Runaways (2017, first and only on Showmax). 17 Apr 2018 Read more

    How Warren Buffett became the world's richest investor
    The Oracle of Omaha had an approach that didn't make him very popular with his fellow billionaires. Because in the end Warren Buffett decided to give away over 99% of his wealth to charity, and as it stands he's already given away well over $25 billion dollars with plans to increase that to over $100 billion. 16 Apr 2018 Read more

    Remembering Winnie Mandela, mother of a nation
    Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the warrior mother of South Africa and anti-apartheid hero, has died at age 81 after a long battle with illness, according to a statement released by the family. 11 Apr 2018 Read more

    The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi is coming to Showmax
    Comedy Central in partnership with Showmax is excited to announce the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Somizi, coming to Comedy Central (DStv channel 122) on Monday, 7 May 2018 at 21h00 CAT, and available as an extended uncensored version to Showmax subscribers from Tuesday, 8 May 2018. 20 Mar 2018 Read more

    Adding Showmax to DStv Compact or Compact Plus: Your payment FAQs answered
    So, you're a DStv Compact or Compact Plus customer and you've heard that you get full, unlimited access to all the movies, series, kids' shows and documentaries on Showmax for the reduced price of R49 per month. 12 Mar 2018 Read more

    SMILF comes first and only to Showmax
    • SMILF was nominated for Best Comedy and Best Actress at the 2018 Golden Globes
    • Based on a Sundance winning short film - and creator Frankie Shaw's own experiences as a 20-something mom
    • Third biggest comedy premiere on Showtime ever
    • Multiple year-end best of lists, including Deadline, The LA Times and Vogue
    • Co-starring Emmy-winner Rosie O'Donnell in her first series regular TV role First and only on Showmax
     2 Mar 2018 Read more

    Stream Becoming Mrs Jones and more local gold on Showmax
    Showmax is now available for R49 a month for DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers. 27 Feb 2018 Read more

    How Trump won America: A documentary
    There's no question about it: the 2016 presidential race in the United States was one of the most fascinating and important events in the history of that country. 19 Feb 2018 Read more

    Everything coming to Showmax SA in February
    It's going to be another big year at Showmax with more binge-worthy shows being added every single week! Series fans are in for a treat this February with shows like The Cleaner, Killjoys and The Handmaid's Tale - and all international series will be available from the 1st of the month, so no waiting for them to launch! On the movie front we're adding top class titles like The Borrowers, Grease and West Side Story. And be sure to check out Point of Order and the Radio Raps TV Show which are representing the local scene! 1 Feb 2018 Read more

    15 series that are first and only on Showmax
    Looking for something different, something you've never tried before? Of course you are. You've come to the right place: these 15 award-winning, critically acclaimed and fan favourite series are only available on Showmax. You'll find them all in the First on Showmax Collection. 1 Jan 2018 Read more

    Meet the cast of Tali's Wedding Diary
    The cast behind the hit bridezilla mockumentary is packed with gorgeous Capetonians that you mind find sipping a non-GMO avocado smoothie with activated charcoal along the Sea Point promenade. 19 Dec 2017 Read more

    The Handmaid's Tale, now streaming on Showmax
    The time: Oh, not so far from now. The place: Once known as the United States of America, it is now called the Republic of Gilead. The rule: A military dictatorship enforcing laws based on an extreme fundamentalist misinterpretation of The Bible. The show: The Handmaid's Tale (2017-current, Season 1 is on Showmax). 8 Dec 2017 Read more

    How do I watch Showmax on DStv?
    You've heard about Showmax and now you want to try it for yourself? Here's what you need to know. 12 Feb 2016 Read more