Tracking Thabo Bester on Showmax

Thabo Bester’s attempt to stop Showmax documentary to be heard by High Court

The four-part documentary Tracking Thabo Bester is due to start streaming on Showmax on 15 March, the same day that Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magadumana will be heard in the Johannesburg High Court.

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Robert Marawa is Showmax Premier League ambassador

Showmax appoints Robert Marawa as brand ambassador

Robert Marawa joins Showmax in a game-changing brand ambassadorship deal for the Showmax Premier League mobile plan. 

The new Showmax app

Showmax and MTN partner to make streaming more accessible

Partnership between MTN and Showmax to help customers manage data costs for streaming: get MTN’s Showmax Premier League LivePass to stream every live match #LiveDataFree for only R79 p/m or a weekly subscription plan with MTN for R19 a week.

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5 things to love about the new Showmax

Here’s a quick summary of everything to love about the new Showmax, including the Premier League mobile plan, unbeatable prices, top international content, and a huge slate of new African Originals.

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The new Showmax is revolutionising streaming for Africa

The exciting new Showmax era is driven by Premier League in your pocket, global partnerships for the world’s best international content, and a sizeable investment to increase African Originals by 150%.  

Succession S4 is on Showmax

Final season of Succession takes home Best TV Series: Drama Golden Globe for the third time

The smash-hit HBO drama series Succession takes home the prestigious Best TV Series: Drama Golden Globe for the third consecutive time.

The new Showmax content slate launching in February

The new Showmax launching in February with an incredible content slate

In February 2024, the new Showmax will launch with a brand-new look, new app and entirely new product suite, plus more African Originals and international hits than ever before. 

Transformers Rise of the Beast is on Showmax

What’s new on Showmax in January 2024

Welcome to 2024! And the new year is bringing plenty of entertainment for Showmax subscribers. 

House of the Dragon Season 2 is coming to Showmax

HBO releases House of the Dragon S2 teaser and first-look images

Binge-watch the first season of HBO’s House of the Dragon while you wait for Season 2 to land on Showmax express from the US in 2024.

Melissa Myburgh as Luna in Trompoppie

“It felt like I could redo high school” – Melissa Myburgh on Trompoppie

Showmax Original Trompoppie plunges us into the catty world of high school cheerleaders. These are mean girls who just might be capable of murder.

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The Smeds and the Smoos is on Showmax

South African-directed The Smeds and the Smoos wins an iEmmy

The Smeds and the Smoos has won the International Emmy for Best Kids’ Animation, holding off the likes of Moominvalley. Stream it now on Showmax.

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Showmax relaunch announcement

Showmax sets sights on becoming the number-one streaming service in Africa with bold relaunch

The streaming service reveals fresh new brand identity and plans in the build-up to its February 2024 relaunch.

Showmax calls for live-action movie pitches

Showmax calls for live-action movie pitches

Showmax recently announced an open commissioning brief to the African film industry. 

Showmax’s latest ad celebrates the power of local storytelling

Showmax’s latest ad celebrates the power of local storytelling

Showmax’s new advert touches the hearts of South Africans. Director Teboho Mahlatsi describes it as “fresh and not flashy: a simple, authentic story”.

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“School lets us down” – Sex and Pleasure co-host on sex ed

“School lets us down” – Sex and Pleasure co-host on sex ed

Showmax Original Sex and Pleasure is now streaming, and it promises to take a long, hard look at topics most of us shy away from. 

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Cast of Adulting, the Showmax Original drama

What to watch on Showmax in March 2023

An incredible array of series and new movies await you in March on Showmax. 

Stella Murders is on Showmax

Showmax releases first trailer for Stella Murders, from the makers of Devilsdorp

A new documentary from the director and producers of Devilsdorp examines the murders of two high school students. 

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Showmax is the most in 2022

That’s a wrap! Every time Showmax was the MOST in 2022

In 2022, Showmax had the most explosive documentary, the most talked-about sex scene, and the most controversial break-up.

Must-watch trailer for third season of SA’s Best Comedy series, Tali’s Joburg Diary

Must-watch trailer for third season of SA’s Best Comedy series, Tali’s Joburg Diary

Binge Tali’s Joburg Diary, from the makers of SA’s Best Comedy, according to the SAFTAs!

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Reyka up for two International Emmys – stream now on Showmax

Reyka up for two International Emmys – stream now on Showmax

Kim Engelbrecht has been nominated for an International Emmy for her role in the M-Net crime drama, which has also been nominated for Best Drama Series.

The White Lotus is on Showmax

Showmax emerges as the biggest winner at the 2022 Emmys

Along with this year’s biggest winner, The White Lotus, Showmax is also the home to seven other Emmy winners, from Succession to Euphoria.

Showmax adds BBC and Sky News in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Showmax adds BBC and Sky News in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Showmax subscribers across sub-Saharan Africa will be able to live stream the Queen’s funeral on Wednesday, 19 September on BBC World News and Sky News.

Meet The Wife’s new Mqhele: Wiseman Mncube

Meet The Wife’s new Mqhele: Wiseman Mncube

Stained Glass, the production company behind The Wife, has confirmed that Wiseman Mncube will play Mqhele in Season 3 of the Showmax Original telenovela.

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Opening up the industry with Actor Spaces x Showmax

Opening up the industry with Actor Spaces x Showmax

Showmax has partnered with Actor Spaces to produce six masterclasses designed to teach and inspire actors, directors and creatives.