What to watch on Showmax SA this weekend: 1 Feb
Welcome to February, which brings with it a smashing line-up of new series, not to mention documentaries, movies and kids’ shows. Plus, the first Showmax Original Drama has just launched, with all eight episodes of the SA murder mystery ready to be binge-watched.
It’s a new month, which means a fresh batch of new series to binge-watch! Here’s everything that was added to Showmax in the last week.
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 »
Once nobody believed mermaids existed. But now the small town of Bristol seems to be full of them – and they are not happy with the humans. Can the peace be kept in this exciting new season? New episodes land every Monday! Watch now »
Magic has been restored to the world, but at a terrible price to our heroes as their memories have been wiped out. And their skills have never been more needed, as a demon is on the loose in this nail-biting new season. New episodes arrive every Friday. 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 »
The first 10 episodes of the latest season of the long-running legal drama are now on Showmax, as well as all previous seasons. In Season 8, Dulé Hill becomes a series regular in the form of Harvey’s right-hand man Alex Williams, and Katherine Heigl plays the role of Samantha Wheeler, Robert Zane’s ally. Watch now »
For the full series line-up for February, go here.
For young nuns at a medieval convent, there is little to do but gossip and harass the staff. But when a hunky new servant arrives, secretly escaping a scandal, it stirs more than a little excitement among the bored women. Watch now »
Paralysed from the neck down after an accident, a young banker gives up on life. Yet he didn’t count on a new caretaker, a cheerful woman trying to make ends meet, bringing a new light into his life in this sweet romantic drama. Watch now »
Top Gear’s hosts have long done stupid things to entertain their audience. But not all those stunts worked out all that well! This special goes behind the scenes and the dumb stuff that didn’t go as planned… Watch now »
The Last Comic Standing finalist touches on a variety of topics with her blunt sense of humour and startlingly accurate impersonations of everyone from her own grandmother to Jenna Jameson. Watch now »
In her second stand-up special, the inimitable Wanda Sykes discusses politics, marriage, strip clubs and bad sitcom ideas, with her biting wit and high-energy persona. Watch now »
In this series loosely based on the famous board game, four teenagers get entangled in a conspiracy. They set out to prove their innocence, but the shady Secret Keepers are out to stop them. Watch now »
Join everyone’s favourite fat cat for a whole whack of new adventures – from getting lost to the vet to investigating strange crimes to why we should thank cats for airplanes. Watch now »
Learning to drive is tough and this hilarious reality show puts you right in the passenger seat. Friends and family teach teens how to drive over four days: watch as they learn, fail, get up and ultimately become drivers. Watch now »
It’s a smorgasbord of one-minute clips featuring our favourite nighttime superheroes Gecko, Owlette and Cat Boy! Watch now »
South African additions
There’s no love lost between neighbours Jennifer and Shanti, so the last thing they want is their children falling for each other. When that happens, the sworn enemies join forces to break them up in this hysterical comedy. Watch now »
It’s the morning after a wedding and things have gone very wrong. The bride and groom didn’t spend the night together – and that’s the least of it. What happened the night before? Watch now »