Best Showmax series to binge-watch

Best Showmax series to binge-watch

Looking for the best Showmax series to binge-watch? We’ve done the hard work for you by finding the most popular, most addictive series available from the very beginning. These are the long-running series to add to your watchlist when you’re looking for something comforting to keep you company for hours and hours and hours. And when you’re done, start right back at the beginning again.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Alert: Missing Persons Unit - Season 1 on Showmax

Alert: Missing Persons Unit S1

After her son goes missing, Nikki Batista joins the Philadelphia Missing Persons Unit, helping find people’s loved ones.

The Rookie S5 on Showmax

The Rookie S1-5

The oldest rookie in the LAPD uses his life experience, determination and sense of humour to keep up with colleagues 20 years his junior.

The Office S1-9 on Showmax

The Office S1-9

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behaviour, and tedium.

Parks and Recreation S1-7 on Showmax

Parks and Recreation S1-7

A hilarious comedy starring Amy Poehler as a dedicated Indiana Parks and Recreation official striving to improve her community.

The Good Doctor S6 is on Showmax

The Good Doctor S6

Freddie Highmore stars as a young, autistic surgeon who is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital in this fan-favourite medical drama.

Elders Frankryk is on Showmax

Elders: Frankryk

Season 6 of the SAFTA-winning Elders follows host Erns Grundling and the team to France ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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I Blew It is on Showmax

I Blew It S1-5

Meet the people who’ve received large amounts of money and spent it unwisely. This show takes a closer look at the effect of sudden wealth.

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Makoti, Are You The One? is streaming on Showmax.

Makoti, Are You The One?

Makoti, Are You The One? follows four women as they move into their potential mother-in-law’s home before they marry their son.

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ehostela S3 is on Showmax

eHostela S3

Set in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal’s KwaMashu township, eHostela follows two sons whose bond is bound in secrets and sealed by guns.

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The Bay S4 is on Showmax

The Bay S4

Marsha Thomason steps into the lead in Season 3 as DS Jenn Townsend, who investigates the death of a promising young boxer.

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DiepCity S1-2

Telenovela DiepCity S2 follows disillusioned young women who were forced into crime while in high school to make ends meet.

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The Best Man: The Final Chapters is on Showmax

The Best Man: The Final Chapters

Based on the films, The Best Man: The Final Chapters catches up with Harper, Robyn, Jordan, Lance, Quentin, Shelby, Candace, and Murch.

Love Island USA S5 on Showmax

Love Island USA S5

The American version of the hit show moves the action to Las Vegas, but the premise remains: the most beloved couple will sashay away with $100 000. 

A Black Lady Sketch Show S4 on Showmax

A Black Lady Sketch Show S1-4

Celebrities including Wanda Sykes and Vanessa Williams join the regular cast of four black female comedians in a series of hilarious sketches.

A Million Little Things S5 is on Showmax

A Million Little Things S5

“A Million Little Things is …as if you were snuggling up with a warm blanket, eating comfort food, and spending time with beloved friends.”

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The Mommy Club S2 on Showmax

The Mommy Club S2 episode 9 recap: Mrs Mops’ launch event

In episode 9 of The Mommy Club, Mrs Mops launches her skincare range and Barbra and Mantshi make amends. New episodes every Monday.

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RHODurban S4 on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Durban S4: No apology for Ameigh

In episode 11 of The Real Housewives of Durban Season 4, wounds are opened when Ameigh finally hears the infamous Zama recording.

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Widows Unveiled on Showmax

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.

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Mabusi in RHODurban S4 on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Durban S4: Jojo accepts Mabusi’s apology

In episode 10 of The Real Housewives of Durban S4, Mabusi apologises to Jojo during Slee’s fashion event. New episodes every Wednesday on Showmax.

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Slee and RD in RHODurban S4 on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Durban S4: Slee meets Nonku’s ex

In episode 9 of The Real Housewives of Durban S4, Slee meets with Nonku’s ex, RD. New episodes every Wednesday on Showmax.

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The Real Housewives of Durban S4: The apology tour

In episode 8 of The Real Housewives of Durban S4, Angel attempts to apologise to Maria. New episodes every Wednesday on Showmax.

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Nonku Williams on The Real Housewives of Durban Season 3

Nonku on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – South Africa

Nonku Williams of RHODurban talks about appearing in The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – South Africa, coming soon to Showmax.

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The Mommy Club S2 on Showmax

The Mommy Club S2 episode 8 recap: Mrs Sande stirs the pot

In episode 8 of The Mommy Club, Mrs Sande rubs Hermajesty up the wrong way. New episodes every Monday on Showmax.

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