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Whether you stream reality TV for inspiration or for the juicy drama from The Real Housewives, Showmax has you sorted.
Showmax has all the seasons of The Real Housewives of Durban and The Real Housewives of Johannesburg. Also available to stream are The Real Housewives of Lagos and The Real Housewives of Dubai.
Read more about each instalment of the beloved franchise that gives viewers an inside look at the world of affluent housewives around the world.
It’s high fashion, lavish spending and business empires with the eThekwini queens who are inviting us to get a glimpse of their glamorous lifestyles, gorgeous homes and successful businesses. The Real Housewives of Durban is the 24th international and second South African instalment of The Real Housewives franchise, with two seasons streaming on Showmax.
Durbs is the place to be when you’ve got cash to splash – and we’re talking serious cheese. These women are hard-working businesspeople who work and play just as hard. Their lifestyles will inspire you to achieve their level of success and elegance. From luxurious rides to magnificent mansions, and stunning outfits, Annie Mthembu, Ayanda Ncwane, Kgomotso Ndungane, Nonkanyiso Conco, Nonku Williams and Sorisha Naidoo brought the drama in Season 1, while RHODurban Season 2 introduced Londie London, Jojo Robinson and Thobile MaKhumalo Mseleku who brought all the class, and drama we’ve come to expect from the franchise.
This was South Africa’s first foray into The Real Housewives franchise, and both seasons of the show are ready to binge-watch on Showmax.
The Real Housewives of Johannesburg is a riveting reality series about some of the richest women in Johannesburg. They love money. They love drama. Besides the drama, you can also expect a lot of champagne sipping and a whole lot of fabulous lunches, brunches and the occasional teary moment from Jozi’s most glamorous ladies.
The first Nigerian instalment of the award-winning franchise, which is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group. This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third to be adapted in Africa.
In true Lagos style, they serve up all the high fashion, luxury, drama, and power moves that the franchise is known and loved for globally. This show gives you a peek into the opulent and oh-so-extra lifestyle of some of the most affluent Lagos women living their best Eko-Miami lives. Plus, all the drama and gbas gbos you can expect from The Real Housewives franchise.
The newest addition to Showmax’s line-up in the franchise is The Real Housewives of Dubai, showcasing a group of powerful women navigating their relationships, careers, and supremely lavish lifestyles in Dubai. This is the first American version of the show to feature women living outside of the United States.
They run business empires and expertly navigate a highly exclusive social scene within this ultra-luxe billionaire’s playground. Whether they’re dining on a mountainside overlooking a valley of 1 000 camels or hosting the wedding event of the year, these ambitious and glamorous women prove everything is more extravagant in the City of Gold.
Showmax, in partnership with NBCUniversal Formats, is also bringing The Real Housewives to Nairobi. The Real Housewives of Nairobi, which will debut in 2023 as a Showmax Original, is the 22nd international version of The Real Housewives format and the sixth to be adapted in Africa.
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