4 May 2017
Abdul Khoza’s #ShowmaxAddiction
The inspiring star behind Isibaya‘s Qaphela, who is also a promising musician and winner of 2011’s Class Act (did you know he’s also a former fireman?), spills his TV binge-watch secrets and his #ShowmaxAddiction.
What are you working on at the moment that you’re excited about?
My music. Watch this space!
What made you decide to get into television in the first place?
I wanted to create something new. I love entertaining people by making something out of nothing. Come to think of it, we take words out of a page and create a character that can hold people’s attention and keep them entertained.
What’s the last series you binge-watched?
What classic series do you rewatch over and over and why?
Shameless*. It’s raw, it’s out of the box. You never know what’s going to happen next. It’s all-round amazing!
What’s your favourite childhood show from South Africa?
Original African stories by local talent
The Showmax Original docuseries The Illuminated explores different religious movements in South Africa. Premieres 6 March 2024.
The crime comedy Koek, starring Cindy Swanepoel, now streaming on Showmax, with new episodes every Thursday.
Ekhaya Backpackers S1
Stream the Showmax Original comedy series Ekhaya Backpackers, with new episodes every Thursday.
Cheta M explores the love story between Adanna and Nnanna, young lovers who battle the spiritual and political forces in their way. Stream now, with new episodes Wednesday to Friday.
Stream Tshedza Pictures’s first teen drama, Showmax Original Youngins, with three new episodes every week.
Sadau Sisters S1
Rahma, Zainab, Aisha, and Fatima Sadau pull back the curtain on their family, fame, and lifestyle. Stream now on Showmax.
Stream Afrikaans university drama Wyfie, following four mismatched res roommates, with new weekly episodes.
Catch Me A Killer
Stream the brand-new Showmax Original crime series based on a serial-killer profiler’s memoir. New episodes land every week.
The Mommy Club - back and better!
Red Ink is now streaming
More Mzansi gold
Youngins Season 1 episodes 10-12 recap: Bloodshed
There’s a pregnancy and an abortion in the girls’ dorms, Khaya gets suspended, and his parents are called to a principal’s meeting in episodes 10-12 of Showmax Original Youngins.
20+ addictive South African reality shows to stream
Stream The Real Housewives of Durban, The Mommy Club, Sports Wives, Widows Unveiled and more of South Africa’s best reality shows on Showmax.
The Real Housewives of Durban S4: Zama gets put in the hot seat
In episode 4 of The Real Housewives of Durban S4, the ladies confront Zama during Jojo’s country-themed housewarming. New episodes every Wednesday on Showmax.
Cindy Swanepoel takes the cake in her first Showmax Original
Showmax Original Koek is an Afrikaans crime comedy about a Cape Town housewife who is inadvertently plunged into the criminal underworld.