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Tali’s back! In the hilarious mockumentary Tali’s Baby Diary, an unexpected pregnancy forces Tali (Julia Anastasopoulos, aka SuzelleDIY) into a desperate pivot from Insta-influencer to wholesome momfluencer, as Darren (Anton Taylor) and Rael (Glen Biderman-Pam) navigate the choppy waters of the Cape Town property game. But as the nine-month clock ticks down, Tali and the boys are forced to face the bigger questions about life, love and parenthood. Watch now »
In this chilling psychological thriller, Yola returns to the Eastern Cape farmhouse of her childhood after her father’s death. The house seems to be trying to tell her something – or is the haunting only in her head? Watch now »
It’s high fashion, lavish spending and savvy hustling with the six eThekwini queens who are inviting us to get a glimpse of their glamorous lifestyles, gorgeous homes and successful businesses. Watch now »
His is the first voice you hear in The Lion King. Now, follow legendary musician Lebo M as he reunites his family on South African shores and rediscovers his roots in this insightful reality show. Watch now »
Get an intimate glimpse into the life of the woman behind the headlines: a single mother juggling parenthood, the build-up to her new album and the launch of her new gin. This Showmax Original reveals a side to Kelly no one has seen before. Watch now »
Two American teenagers explore their identities while living on a military base in an Italian seaside town. Creator Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name) explores friendship, first love and the anguish of being a teenager. Watch now »
Two androids are tasked with raising human children on a mysterious planet when the Earth is destroyed in a great war. A new HBO sci-fi series from executive producer Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner). Watch now »
Based on the best-selling novels by Michael Connelly, this crime thriller sees Detective Harry Bosch solving some harrowing murder cases. Watch now »
High Maintenance follows an NYC pot dealer with a list of clients with neuroses as diverse as the city, providing a glimpse into the private lives of customers – and how they light things up. Watch now »
Creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay present a new HBO series starring Myha’la Herrold. Follow a group of young graduates as they compete for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London. Watch now »
Based on the James Grady novel Six Days of the Condor and the 1975 film adaptation Three Days of the Condor, Condor follows young CIA analyst Joe Turner, who is drawn into a deadly terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Watch now »
When Alex Rider learns that his Uncle Ian was killed in the line of duty as a British spy – and not a car accident like he’s been told – everything changes for this otherwise normal teen. Watch now »
Four broke women living in Florida begin to question their life choices when their only ambitious friend moves away to follow her dreams. Watch now »
A young girl discovers that she dreams of her own future. When she realises she can stop a horrible accident, her decision to intervene inadvertently changes the course of the future forever. Perfect for fans of Scandi drama. Watch now »
Set in AD43, this gory historical drama tells of the Roman conquest of Britain, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful druids. Watch now »
When a teenager is killed, his death is linked to a serial killer who’s been dormant for years. The events surrounding his death lead two dads living in a quiet community on a downward spiral. Watch now »
Anna Kendrick stars in this romantic comedy anthology series that looks at the journey you take and people you meet between your first love and finding the person you stay with forever. Watch now »
To end their persecution, witches struck a deal with the US government 300 years ago to serve as the country’s most elite military force. This series follows three new recruits as they enlist for magical combat training. Watch now »
Based on the novel by Guido Maria Brera, this slick and pacy thriller follows a group of traders who discover a worldwide financial conspiracy while working for a large investment bank. Patrick Dempsey stars. Watch now »
Parallel storylines follow an inexperienced U-boat crew on a secret mission, and a young German woman forced to question her loyalty to her country in this WWII drama. Watch now »
A remake of the hit movie (and based on a novel), the series follows the antics of gangster Miles Daly (Chris O’Dowd) whose attempt at changing professions gets him tangled in a web of filmmakers and crime bosses. Watch now »
In the year 2199, a young woman who has lost everything makes a fresh start at Earth’s Space Training Academy. As she learns how to defend the galaxy, she also has to protect her own secrets. Watch now »
A glimpse into life at a glamorous five-star hotel in London in the early years of World War II, as the staff struggles to maintain the illusion of the good times while the world crumbles around them. Watch now »
Andrea is a seemingly confident comedy writer, wife and mom, with zero filter and a tendency to put her foot in it. I’m Sorry comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses in this laugh-out-loud series, inspired by the life of creator and star Andrea Savage (Veep, Step Brothers, Episodes). Watch now »
Seventeen years ago, Ruby and Billy made a pact that if one of them texted the word “run”, the other would drop everything to meet up in New York. Executive produced by Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Watch now »
Quentin Coldwater is a street magician who doesn’t realise he’s got real magic – the dark, powerful kind – at his fingertips until he finds himself at Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy. Watch now »
Marcus is a homeless teenager recruited to join an elite private school where the world’s top crime families send their children. Set against the backdrop of late 1980s counterculture. Watch now »
Jennifer Beals reprises her role as Bette Porter more than a decade later for this series sequel that follows the lives of a diverse group of LGBTQ+ characters living in LA. Watch now »
Jude Law and John Malkovich star in the follow-up to the award-winning series The Young Pope. Pope John Paul III takes over the papal throne after Pope Pius XIII has a heart attack that leaves him in a coma.
Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Rami Malek is back as antisocial hacker Elliot, who uses tech to protect the people he loves. The fourth and final season takes place during Christmas and sees Elliot and Mr Robot reconcile.
A Russian inventor who specialises in hearing aids is asked by MI5 to use his tech knowledge during the Cold War.
Two brothers accidentally kill an old man and get away with it by covering their tracks. But when the man’s neighbours and family start asking questions about his death, the brothers’ lives fall apart.
Following their mother’s death, two Mexican-American sisters who couldn’t be more different are forced to move back to their hometown. Here they are confronted by the past and the shocking truth about their mother’s identity.
Based on the film of the same name, this hilarious mockumentary series follows the lives of three vampires who’ve been living as roommates on Staten Island for hundreds and hundreds of years.
This 10-episode modern noir drama follows a young grifter as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown (Oscar winner Sir Ben Kingsley). But the pastor and his wife – known to their parishioners as Pa and Ma – turn out to be far more dangerous than he suspects.
Dubbed “Britain’s answer to Big Little Lies”, Deep Water is adapted from the Windermere novels by Paula Daly. It follows three women who, despite their best efforts, lead increasingly complicated, messy lives.
In this spin-off of Sons of Anarchy, a once-promising young Mexican-American man is driven to become a member of the Mayans motorcycle gang by his desire for vengeance.
A group of friends turn their love for all things creepy and eerie into a peculiar business that introduces real horror into people’s lives. Starring, written and produced by SNL’s Fred Armisen. Watch now »
A young Muslim American struggles to find his place in the world: how should he behave, what should he do with his life, and who should he love? Critically acclaimed look at the challenge of balancing millennial life and religion. Watch now »
Zendaya stars in a dynamic new HBO series that follows a group of high school students as they navigate a minefield of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship in today’s increasingly unstable world. There are two special Euphoria episodes to watch after Season 1, too. Watch now »
From the creators of Sex and the City comes this fresh, witty, addictive series about former housewife, 40-year-old Liza Miller, who poses as a 26-year-old after leaving her husband and trying to get a job in publishing. By the sixth season, Liza and Charles have finally got their happily ever after. But is it really going to be so simple? Watch now »
College professor Dr J Allen Hynek is recruited by the US Air Force to investigate UFO encounters in the 1950s. Inspired by the real-life top-secret Project Blue Book operation, based on declassified government files. Watch now »
These are mermaids – but not as you know them. In the final season of this dark series, a new mermaid is in town, determined to unite all the mermaid tribes in a bid to eradicate humanity. Watch now »
In this spin-off of The Fosters, adoptive sisters Callie and Mariana head off to the City of Angels to begin their lives as adults, Callie as a law clerk and Mariana as a software engineer. Watch now »
Pack your padkos! Skhumba and six of his comedian friends go back to their roots, travelling to their hometowns, from Kempton Park to Empangeni and everywhere in between, in the ultimate South African comedy road trip. New episodes land every Thursday. Watch now »
The mysterious death of a schoolgirl at an elite boarding school sets off a desperate hunt for the truth. It seems everyone has something to hide in this gripping South African drama filmed in the Midlands. Watch now »
Patrick Melrose is a member of 1980s Britain’s upper class, having had a privileged but troubled childhood. Now, his problems extend beyond a growing drug habit. Multiple award winner starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Watch now »
Set in 1930s LA, the series is based on the bizarre true story of Jack Parsons, the man who pioneered America’s rocketry programme. Delve into his double life dabbling in the occult and performing strange rituals. Watch now »
Bill Hader is brilliant as hitman-turned-actor Barry. He swore he would give up his life of crime, but it seems it won’t be easy for him to make a clean break. Detective Moss is still missing and Barry has some explaining to do. Watch now »
Historian Diana discovers an ancient manuscript that threatens the fragile peace between witches, vampires, demons and humans. She has no choice but to embrace her own status as a witch, and investigate the riddles in the text. Watch now »
Still living in New York, Ray seems determined to be the person his family needs him to be, even turning to a shrink for help. Meanwhile, his brothers are cleaning up their acts too and Bridget faces the reality of married life. Watch S1-6 on Showmax to recap. Watch now »
The covert special-ops soldiers of the revived Section 20 uncover a conspiracy that threatens to push the world to the brink of global conflict. Seasons 1 to 6 are also on Showmax. Watch now »
After catching his wife cheating, aspiring stand-up comedian Pete’s life is flipped upside down. Now homeless, he “crashes” on the couches of various funny people who help him go after his goal of telling jokes for a living. Catch up on Seasons 1 and 2 on Showmax. Watch now »
When Sally is courted by the free-spirited Emma, she drops her boring fiancé for a wild affair. Emma might not be as harmless as she seems – but maybe that’s exactly what Sally needs. Quirky British comedy. Watch now »
An oil company damage regulator is sent to investigate a fatality at an oil rig when it’s hit by a hurricane that cuts all communication to the mainland. She soon begins to suspect the death was not an accident. Watch now »
What really happens in airport motel rooms? Find out in this brilliant new series which goes behind the door of Room 104. Watch now »
In the latest season, Jane, Kat and Sutton continue their adventures in the world of New York fashion magazines. Following the heartbreak and uncertainty at the end of Season 2, they’re left dealing with the repercussions of their decisions. Watch now »
The tables have turned. Porn is legal and a new legit industry is growing alongside the mafia bankrollers. Big money brings its own kind of troubles, but everyone wants to keep the party going in this trailblazing new season. Watch now »
Called “utterly bingeworthy” by critics, this captivating drama follows several women who lead double lives as professional escorts. But it’s not just about the sex – they provide much more. Strictly no under-18s. Watch now »
When Josh (Josh Hutcherson) beats an impossible video game, soldiers from the future choose him to save the world. But it turns out he’s much more of a loser than they thought… Watch now »
Binge new episodes of Season 6 of the hit series about the violent and brutal Norse warriors will reveal the fate of the Kattegat people. Watch now »
Jennifer Garner leads a stellar cast in this HBO original about an obsessively organised woman who arranges a birthday camping trip where she tries to aggressively control everything. But the others have different plans… Watch now »
Sex, revenge and cunning are everywhere in this raunchy show about an 18th century London brothel owner raising her stunning daughters in a very seedy world. Watch now »
Logan Roy has built a powerful company and must choose which of his children will take it over. But not everyone is happy with his plans… Watch now »
Fancy a glimpse of Jude Law’s bum? As Pope Pius XIII, the first American pontiff elected by the Catholic Church, Law flashes his holy bottom in the first episode of this controversial miniseries. But it’s not just about the eye-candy. It got two Emmy nominations this year, for cinematography and production design, so you know the filming and the sets are divine, and the show is a real treat for anyone who wants a taste of life behind the scenes of the Vatican … or power in general. Watch now »
From the creators of SuzelleDIY comes a hilarious new mockumentary starring Julia Anastasopoulos as Tali, a Joburg princess who moves to Cape Town – and she’s getting married! Tali’s Baby Diary, the follow-up series, starts on 26 February 2021! Watch now »
Explore unexpected tales of urban life as seen through the eyes of lovelorn rats, gender-questioning pigeons, and other downtrodden creatures in New York City. Watch now »