Best series on Showmax

Best series on Showmax

We’ve rounded up our pick of the best series to stream – whether it’s brand-new series that you’ve never seen before, fan favourites, original African series, the best of HBO, or Emmy and Golden-Globe winning titles. We update this list with our faves throughout the month, so keep it bookmarked.

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Tokyo Vice S1 on Showmax

Tokyo Vice S1

In this powerful HBO crime thriller based on true events, a Western journalist working in Tokyo takes on one of the city’s most powerful crime bosses.

(From left): Woody McClain as Cain, Alix Lapri as Effie, Michael Rainey Jr as Tariq and Gianni Paolo as Brayden in Power Book II: Ghost S3 on Showmax

Power Book II: Ghost S3

The story of Power continues as Tariq St Patrick grapples with a new world order and faces the task of rescuing his family. 

Moonshine Season 2 on Showmax

Moonshine S2

The Canadian comedy-drama with a “dreamy, summer vibe”, Moonshine, returns for a raucous, raunchy second season on Showmax.

Ten Pound Poms - Season 1 on Showmax

Ten Pound Poms S1

In post-war Britain, a group leave for Australia. The Roberts family tries to make the best of their situation, but life at the shelter tests them.

Chicago Med - Season 8 on Showmax

Chicago Med S1-8

The creator of the explosive ‘Chicago’ series brings us another compelling instalment, in this pulse-pounding medical drama about the courageous team of doctors at the city’s trauma centre.

The Cleaning Lady S3 on Showmax

The Cleaning Lady S3

A marginalised Cambodian doctor in the US struggles to keep her ill son alive. She becomes a cleaning lady for an organised crime syndicate to save him.

Colin from Accounts S1 on Showmax

Colin from Accounts S1

Ashley and Gordon are two single-ish, complex humans brought together by a car accident and an injured dog in this hilarious series.

The Sixth Commandment on Showmax

The Sixth Commandment S1

Follow the events that unfolded after the real-life deaths of Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin in a Buckinghamshire village.

Survivor Season 44 on Showmax

Survivor SA S6-9 and USA S44

It’s the ultimate binge: season after season of Survivor, both the US and SA versions. Go on – dive in! 

Curb Your Enthusiasm on Showmax

Curb Your Enthusiasm S1-12

Larry David plays Larry David in every single episode of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning comedy series.

Caitlin Bassett as Addison, Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Song in Quantum Leap S2 on Showmax

Quantum Leap S2

As lead physicist Ben Song takes an unauthorised leap into 1985, the Quantum Leap team have to figure out how to get him back.

Jessica Barden as Emma in You & Me S1 on Showmax

You & Me S1

Can three people who have experienced tragedy find hope and love again in the future, or will the past always hold them back?

(L-R): Toney Goins as Philip Charyn, Daniel Breaker as Roger “Scooter” Dunbar, Corey Stoll as Michael "Mike" Prince, Babak Tafti as Bradford Luke and Dola Rashad as Kate Sacker in Billions S7 on Showmax

Billions S1-7

This award-winning addictive drama follows the high-stakes cat-and-mouse game between a ruthless US attorney (Paul Giamatti) and the wealthy, powerful players at the helm of high-finance firm Axe Capital.

Time S2 on Showmax

Time S2

A tense and gritty British prison anthology series that looks at a new scenario of life in prison. Season 2 focuses on a women’s prison.

Hope Mbhele (left) in Umkhokha on Showmax

Umkhokha: The Curse S1

The critically acclaimed series revolves around the ensuing fight to take over the leadership position of one of the biggest churches in KZN.

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ZeroZeroZero on Showmax

ZeroZeroZero S1

The drug underworld is a zero-sum game in this gritty crime drama exploring the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.

Jenna Lamia as Judy Cooper and Alan Tudyk as Harry Vanderspeigle in Resident Alien S3

Resident Alien S1-3

Is humanity worth saving? This is the dilemma faced by a crash-landed alien who assumes the identity of a small-town doctor who solves crimes.

The Lovers is on Showmax

The Lovers

A dark comedy series about an unexpected love story between a foul-mouthed supermarket worker and a political television broadcaster.

Infiniti S1 on Showmax

Infiniti S1

When the body of an American astronaut is found on a roof in Kazakhstan, a French astronaut and a Kazakh cop set out to solve the mystery.

Malpractice S1 on Showmax

Malpractice S1

When the death of an opioid overdose victim occurs on a battle-hardened doctor’s nightmare shift, the grieving family demands an enquiry.