Drama

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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016FM on Showmax

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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Empini S1 is now streaming on Showmax

Dive into the high-stakes world of Empini: Episode 1-2 recap

In the Empini Season 1 premiere, a vengeful daughter makes it her mission to repay her father’s betrayal. New episodes every Thursday on Showmax.

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Director Eric Mogale on working on the action-packed series Empini

The multi-SAFTA winner talks about directing Empini, now streaming on Showmax, with new episodes every Thursday.

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Empini S1 is now streaming on Showmax

Empini S1

Meet Ndoni Themba, who makes it her life’s mission to repay her father’s betrayal by infiltrating the shady world of VIP security.

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Vinette Robinson as Carly in Boiling Point S1

Dinner and a show in Boiling Point Season 1

Yes, chef! Kitchen drama is back on the menu as head chef Vinette Robinson gives us a taste of British series Boiling Point Season 1. 

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Boiling Point S1 on Showmax

Boiling Point S1

Based on the hit UK movie, this high-intensity culinary drama sees a head chef battle to forge a name for a new London restaurant

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The Gilded Age is on Showmax

The Gilded Age S1-2

From the creator of Downton Abbey, this HBO drama series is set during the social wars of New York in the late 19th Century.

Fires on Showmax

Fires S1

This miniseries follows the catastrophic bushfires that tore through the hearts of Australia and the world during the “Black Summer”.

Youngins S1 finale on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 episodes 43-45 recap: The finale

Amo confronts her father in prison, a new grooming victim steps forward, and Principal Mthembu faces his accusers. All episodes of Showmax Original Youngins are now ready to binge on Showmax.

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Kealeboga Masango on playing Buhle in Showmax Original Youngins

Rising star Kealeboga Masango talks about her breakthrough role as Buhle, the head girl of Olifantsfontein in Youngins. All episodes are streaming on Showmax.

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It’s old money vs new in The Gilded Age’s society wars

It’s old money vs new in The Gilded Age’s society wars

Carrie Coon stars as Mrs Russell, the newly wealthy upstart with the best address in New York City in this gorgeous period drama. Seasons 1-2 are now streaming on Showmax.

Pretty Little Liars: Summer School on Showmax

Pretty Little Liars: Summer School S2

Twenty years ago, tragic events almost ripped Millwood apart. Now, the present-day Little Liars are tormented by a mystery assailant.

Youngins on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 episodes 40-42 recap: A cruel world

Episodes 40-42 of Showmax Original Youngins will destroy you, as Amo finds out her father’s getting released from prison, Mahlatse loses his scholarship, and Principal Mthembu takes over the girls’ netball team. 

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Nqobile Sipamla on Empini on Showmax

Nqobile Sipamla joins the cast of Showmax Original Empini

Showmax drops the trailer for Empini, giving us our first glimpse of Nqobile Sipamla. Premiering on 23 May, with new episodes on Thursdays.

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A Good Person on Showmax

A Good Person (2023)

A poignant drama about a young woman whose life spirals after an awful incident, but she finds comfort in an unexpected relationship.

Oppenheimer on Showmax

The secrets of Oppenheimer’s hidden town

For years locals wondered what they were doing on “The Hill”. Take a peek inside life in Oppenheimer’s city of secrets, Los Alamos.

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Kristen Raath on her funniest, and most humiliating moment, on the set of Wyfie

Kristen Raath talks about her funniest and most humiliating moment on the university drama Wyfie, now streaming on Showmax.

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Alex Rider S3 on Showmax

Alex Rider S3

A thrilling British spy series based on the novels of the same name by Anthony Horowitz. Alex Rider is an ordinary teenager enlisted to work for MI6, where he uses skills he didn’t know he had to become an extraordinary spy.

Oppenheimer on Showmax

Oppenheimer (2023)

Christopher Nolan directs Cillian Murphy in this multi-Oscar-winning biographical drama that follows the scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in creating the atomic bomb.