Comedy series

Run the World is on Showmax

Run the World S2

In this dramedy about the challenges of love, life and friendship, four best friends living in Harlem strive for world domination.

Ekhaya Backpackers is on Showmax

Ekhaya Backpackers S1

The Mthembus are an eccentric Soweto-based family who, saddled with their late mother’s debts, open their family home as a backpackers … with hilarious results.

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Mooiweer en Warm S1 on Showmax

Love and catastrophe loom large in Mooiweer en Warm

Directed by Zandré Coetzer, Mooiweer en Warm follows the intertwined lives of a unique Afrikaans community in transition. Binge now on Showmax.

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Ekhaya Backpackers on Showmax

Ekhaya Backpackers reunites Abdul Khoza and Kwenzo Ngcobo

Must-watch Showmax Original comedy series Ekhaya Backpackers lands 22 February, starring Kwenzo Ngcobo, Abdul Khoza and more.

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Gemma Arterton stars as Barbara Parker

Funny Woman: Making it in the 60s

Find out how comedy-drama series Funny Woman brings 1960s-era London back to life as a woman trying to make it in the comedy boys’ club.

Craig Robinson as Craig in Killing S1

Killing It: Snake it till you make it

To make the American Dream come true you have to kill a snake or two in The Office star Craig Robinson’s new comedy series, Killing It.

Funny Woman S1

Funny Woman S1

Based on the Nick Hornby novel Funny Girl, this is the story of a Blackpool beauty queen who tries to make is a comedian in the 1960s.

Ted is on Showmax

Ted S1

In the prequel to Seth MacFarlane’s movies about the swear-bear Ted, he and his best friend John navigate high school together.

Killing It is on Showmax

Killing It S1

A comedy series about class, capitalism and one man’s quest to achieve the American dream. And to kill really big snakes.

Bupkis is on Showmax

Bupkis S1

Pete Davidson stars as himself in this wacky, fictionalised account of his life, struggles, and triumphs. Also starring Edie Falco and Joe Pesci.

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 White Lotus is on Showmax

The White Lotus Season 3 guestbook

Rich, revolting, and ready to relax! Look who’s booked a room at The White Lotus resort in Thailand ahead of The White Lotus Season 3.

Blindspotting S2 is on Showmax

Blindspotting S2

When Ashley’s partner and their son’s father, Miles, is incarcerated, she is left to navigate a chaotic existential crisis as she has to move in with his family.

Pitch Perfect Bumper in Berlin is on Showmax

Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin

In this Pitch Perfect spin-off, Adam Devine’s character, Bumper Allen, moves to Germany to pursue a solo music career.

Shining S2 Vale on Showmax

Shining Vale S1-2

An author moves into a house with a troubling history – but nobody else in her family notices anything odd. Is she possessed? Depressed? Both?

And Just LIke That S2 on Showmax

And Just Like That S2

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Nicole Ari Parker reprise their iconic roles in this mini-series about their new chapter. 

Young Rock S3 is on Showmax

Young Rock S3

This heartfelt and fun comedy takes a look at the formative years of superstar Dwayne The Rock Johnson, from childhood to young adulthood.

Lucky Hank on Showmax

Lucky Hank S1

This off-the-wall comedy is a mid-life crisis tale about the chairman of the English department in a struggling Pennsylvania college.

Rain Dogs is on Showmax

5 things Rain Dogs nails about poverty

Pitch-dark British dramedy series Rain Dogs takes us on an adventure in life on the edge with unemployed single mom Costello Jones.

Rain Dogs is on Showmax

Rain Dogs S1

HBO’s dark comedy is an unconventional love story between a working-class single mum, her young daughter and a privileged gay man.

American Auto is on Showmax

Bad bosses in 10 workplace comedies: ranked

Love American Auto S1? Our 10 favourite workplace comedies are recruiting! We rank the bosses to help you choose your on-screen 9-to-5 crew.

Son of a Critch S1 is on Showmax

Son of a Critch S2

This heartfelt comedy is a window into the life of an 11-year-old boy battling through middle school in the 80s.

American Auto is streaming on Showmax

American Auto S1

In the headquarters of a major American car company, a floundering group of execs risk being sent to the junkyard. Can a new CEO save them?