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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).
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 »
Press dives into the changing world of newspaper journalism, from scandals in government to dramas in the newsroom. It follows the challenges faced by editors and journalists in this face-paced industry that never sleeps.
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.
A medical experiment gone horribly wrong transforms a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires. A young orphaned girl is the only hope for a cure and it’s up to a federal agent to keep her alive.
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.
Ulysses and his friends are awkwardly navigating coming of age in Los Angeles. But he is plagued by dark, premonitory dreams that have him paranoid about the end of the world … or maybe he’s just been smoking too much weed. Watch now »
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 »
Socialite Amanda is about to throw her dream wedding when she discovers her fiancé is cheating on her. After a dramatic outburst she runs off and ends up at a Renaissance Faire. Here she is forced to re-evaluate her life. 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. 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 »
Tess moves to New York, eager to experience new things. She lands a job at a top restaurant and has to navigate life in the Big Apple along with the crazy world of the restaurant business. Based on the novel. Watch now »
A new girl in town reminds people of local mermaid legends. But there really is something going on in the sea in this thrilling new series, first on Showmax. Season 2 lands on Showmax on 25 January 2019. 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 »
The stories of a group of strangers are revealed each time they come into contact with a dollar bill. The individuals are all connected to a shocking multiple murder that took place in a rustbelt town in post-recession America. 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 »
The third and final season of this thrilling series takes viewers to an even darker space. Sheriff Dan seems to have abandoned his moral compass completely and has found a loyal sidekick in Petra. 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 »
Kristen Kreuk executive produces and stars as Joanna Hanley, a hot-shot lawyer who defends a pharmaceutical company but soon finds herself switching sides to fight for a group of sick girls. Watch now »
Will Ferrell executive produces and stars in this hilarious cop series. Detectives Cullen and Tolbeck spend a lot of time on a very uneventful stake out. The lack of action allows for some of the funniest conversations on TV. 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 5 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 »
When six teenagers realise their parents are super villains and hiding dark secrets, they must band together to stop them – before it’s too late. 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. New episodes air express from the US every Thursday. 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 »
Having come to terms with their superpowers and how they work better together, Tandy and Ty take a new approach to fighting evil. They also discover how to strengthen their powers. Watch now »
Refugees from a war-torn country 180 years in the future start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. 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! 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 »