Crime series

Bonko Khoza as Napoleon Dingiswayo in Red Ink

Red Ink episodes 1-3 recap: Lucy meets The Butcher

In the first three episodes of Red Ink, Lucy comes face to face with a serial killer, and her life takes a dramatic turn. New episodes every Tuesday on Showmax.

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Accused S1 on Showmax

Accused S1

An engrossing anthology courtroom drama based on the acclaimed BBC crime series. Each episode follows a new defendant as they await their verdict, while flashbacks reveal how they ended up in court.

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.

Nqobile Nunu Khumalo as Lucy Khambule in Red Ink

Red Ink: Nqobile Nunu Khumalo on her role as Lucy

SAFTA nominee Nqobile Nunu Khumalo talks about her lead role in the Showmax Original series Red Ink, now streaming on Showmax. New episodes land every Tuesday.

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Koek S1 on Showmax

Must-watch trailer: everyone wants a stukkie of Showmax’s Koek

SAFTA and Silwerskerm winner Cindy Swanepoel stars in her first Showmax Original, Koek. Crime comedy premieres 29 February, with new episodes on Thursdays.

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Headhunters on Showmax

Headhunters S1

Follow Roger Brown, a corporate headhunter who has lied and manipulated his way to success in this Norwegian thriller.

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Lorcia Cooper as detective Morapedi, Bonko as Napoleon, Nqobile Khumalo as Lucy and Kwenzo Ngcobo as KG in Red Ink

The cast and characters of Red Ink

Nunu Khumalo and Bonko Khoza lead Angela Makholwa-Moabelo’s adaptation of her novel in the Showmax Original Red Ink. 

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Charlotte Hope as Micki Pistorius in Catch Me A Killer

Game of Thrones star on playing SA’s first ever serial-killer profiler

Charlotte Hope discusses her role as Micki Pistorius, SA’s first ever serial-killer profiler in Catch Me A Killer. New episodes every Wednesday.

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Found is on Showmax

Found S1

Found follows recovery specialist Gabi Mosely as she and her team work tirelessly to find missing people forgotten by the system.

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Catch Me A Killer S1 on Showmax

Catch Me A Killer S1

A thriller based on the book of the same name, Catch Me a Killer tells the harrowing true story of psychological profiler Micki Pistorius.

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Red Ink is on Showmax

“Suspense gives me a thrill” – Angela Makholwa on Red Ink

Author Angela Makholwa-Moabelo talks about the Showmax Original adaptation of her debut novel Red Ink, now streaming on Showmax.

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Catch Me A Killer on Showmax

Catch Me A Killer: Charlotte Hope plays Micki Pistorius, South Africa’s first serial-killer profiler

See the trailer for Catch Me A Killer, a true story about South Africa’s first serial-killer profiler. Now streaming on Showmax.

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Showmax Original series Red Ink

Watch the trailer: Showmax Original adaptation of Red Ink

From 12 February, stream the Showmax adaptation of Angela Makholwa’s Red Ink, with Nqobile Nunu Khumalo and Bonko Khoza.

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Jane de Wet in Trompoppie now on Showmax

“It’s going to keep people on the edge of their seats” – Jane de Wet on Trompoppie

SAFTA nominee Jane de Wet talks about her latest role as Valerie in drama series Trompoppie. New episodes land every Thursday on Showmax.

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Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale in Poker Face S1 on Showmax

The devil is in the details: how Charlie plays her cards in Poker Face

Natasha Lyonne is killing it in new mystery series Poker Face: here are some clues on how the perfect crime buster was created.

Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale in Poker Face S1 on Showmax

Poker Face S1

Natasha Lyonne plays a woman who can tell when people lie, and gets herself involved in crimes she can’t help but investigate and solve.

Siân Brooke as Grace Ellis and Martin McCann as Stevie Neil in Blue Lights S1 on Showmax

Behind-the-scenes on British crime series Blue Lights on Showmax

Come for a ride-along with Blue Lights’ writers, Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson, and actress Siân Brooke, who plays 41-year-old trainee cop, Grace.

Annie Conlon (KATHERINE DEVLIN), Grace Ellis (SIÂN BROOKE), (Tommy Foster (NATHAN BRANIFF) in Blue Lights S1 on Showmax

Blue Lights S1

Rookie police officers Grace, Tommy and Annie tackle criminal gangs, undercover agents and their own communities in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Elzet Nel as Mindy in Trompoppie

Elzet Nel on Trompoppie: “Look forward to incredible dance routines – and unexpected twists”

Rising star Elzet Nel talks about playing Mindy, the drum majorette captain in Trompoppie, now on Showmax. New episodes land Thursdays.

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Group of cheerleaders in Trompoppie on Showmax

Trompoppie S1

Luna, a talented gymnast from the wrong side of the tracks, is awarded a bursary to a prestigious private school to join their elite group of drum majorettes. But then a hazing ritual goes tragically wrong…

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Celeste Loots in Trompoppie

Interview: Celeste Loots on her role as Zanne Peterson in Trompoppie

Celeste Loots stars as queen bee Zanne Peterson in the Showmax Original mystery series Trompoppie, now streaming.

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Marion Holm in Trompoppie

Marion Holm on her role as “horrible” Jill Peterson in Trompoppie

Suidooster star Marion Holm discusses her role as an overbearing mother in the Showmax murder mystery Trompoppie, landing on 7 December.

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The Diplomat is on Showmax

The Diplomat: Consuls in crisis

British-Ghanaian actor Danny Sapani talks about how The Diplomat brings Brit crime drama  to sunny Barcelona. All 6 episodes are on Showmax.

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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