Drama

Thabo Bopape as Mambo Mugodo, Makoma Mohale as Queen Modjadji, and Masutang Rasekele as Dzungundini

Where to see the cast of Queen Modjadji on Showmax

From Makoma Mohale as Queen Modjadji to Sipho Ndlovu as General Phaahla, see the cast of Queen Modjadji in some of their acclaimed roles on Showmax.

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Empini S1 on Showmax

Empini Season 1 episodes 15-16 recap: Aftershock

In episodes 15-16 of Empini, the aftermath of a tragic loss leaves the Bhodoza house crumbling and Masasa arrives to a shocking discovery.

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Jesse L. Martin as Alec Mercer in The Irrational now on Showmax

The Irrational S1

A world-renowned professor of behavioural science applies his unique expertise to solve difficult criminal cases.

016FM on Showmax

016FM Season 1 episode 3 recap: Madala

In episode 3 of 016FM, Tsietsi realises his campaign needs to attract the youth, while Whiskey attempts to sabotage Team Tsietsi.

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Empini on Showmax

Empini episodes 13-14 recap: The morning after

In the latest episodes of Showmax Original Empini, Khaya is released from hospital, but he’s far from safe. New episodes land every Thursday.

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016FM on Showmax

016FM episode 2 recap: Whose side are you on?

WIth only a month to turn the station around, competition is fierce between rivals DJ Whiskey and DJ Tsietsi. Here’s what happened in episode 2 of 016FM.

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Angela Sithole as Winnie in Empini on Showmax

Angela Sithole on her role in the Showmax Original drama series Empini

In Empini, Angela Sithole plays Winnie Badhoza, wife of Khaya Badhoza, played by Siyabonga Thwala. New episodes land every Thursday.

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Wyfie on Showmax

Mienke Ehlers on her lead role in Wyfie

Mienke Ehlers stars as Mia in hit Showmax Original Wyfie, about a group of four mismatched university students at a top Afrikaans university.

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Champions is now on Showmax

The guts, glory and gold of Champions

Watch Champions, an inspiring film about a basketball coach working with a team of mentally disabled players as part of his community service. Now streaming on Showmax

Cantona James as Ethan in Spinners.

Spinners beats out Succession in Shanghai

On 28 June 2024, South African Showmax Original Spinners beat Emmy-winning HBO series Succession at one of the most prestigious television awards in Asia.

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Empini S1 on Showmax

Empini episode 11-12 recap: Wedding drama and a deadly turn

In episodes 11-12 of Empini, Nosipho decides to tough it out with Uhuru by her side and Khaya gets shot. New episodes every Thursday.

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016FM is on Showmax

Joseph Sedibo on 016FM and working with Mpho Sebeng

Joseph Sedibo talks about his role in the Showmax Original 016FM and what it was like working with the late Mpho Sebeng. New episodes land every Wednesdays.

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016FM S1 on Showmax

Episode 1 of 016FM is live and on air!

Get hooked on the new Showmax Original 016FM as it premieres on Showmax, with new episode every Wednesday.The series follows rival DJs at a beloved Vaal radio station.

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016FM on Showmax

016FM S1

To save their community radio station from closing, two polar opposite DJs prepare to compete on air, unaware that a syndicate has infiltrated the station.

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Past Lives on Showmax

Star-crossed love beyond time in Past Lives

Stream this touching, romantic multi-Oscar nominee about two lost lovers getting another chance, on Showmax.

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Empini episodes 9-10 recap: Two steps forward, one step back

In episodes 9-10 of Empini, secrets prove life-threatening, and Ndoni makes a drastic decision. New episodes every Thursday.

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Legendary actor Owen Sejake as General in Empini now on Showmax

“It’s war” – Owen Sejake on how Empini mirrors real life

Veteran actor Owen Sejake talks about his role as General Moeti in the Showmax Original drama Empini, now streaming on Showmax. New episodes every Thursday.

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Moonshine S3 on Showmax

Moonshine S1-3

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

Empini now streaming on Showmax

Empini S1 episodes 7-8 recap: Khaya plays politics

In episodes 7-8 of Empini, Khaya finds himself caught in a tight spot between General and Enoch. New episodes every Thursday on Showmax.

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Past Lives on Showmax

Past Lives (2023)

This heartrending romantic drama gives two lost lovers another chance. After 20 years apart, childhood sweethearts Nora and Hae Sung reunite for one fateful week in New York City.

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First look at Mpho Sebeng’s final work: Showmax Original 016FM

The late SAFTA nominee Mpho Sebeng stars in upcoming Showmax Original 016FM, about rival DJs at a Vaal radio station, landing on 26 June.

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Ndoni in Empini S1 on Showmax

Empini Season 1 episodes 5-6 recap: Secrets and set ups

Ndoni discovers a new clue in her father’s diary and Khaya tries to get Enoch and General to behave at dinner. New episodes of Empini land Thursdays on Showmax.

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry on Showmax

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (2023)

Harold Fry sets off on a long journey on foot to visit an old, dying friend while leaving his wife and life behind.

Siyabonga Thwala as Khaya Bhodoza in Empini S1 on Showmax

Empini episodes 3-4 recap: Secrets and simmering tensions

In episodes 3-4 of Empini Season 1, Khaya struggles to mediate between General and Enoch. New episodes every Thursday on Showmax.

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