Original African stories by local talent

016FM on Showmax

016FM

Landing on 26 June 2024, 016FM follows rival DJs at a beloved Vaal radio station threatened with closure, starring the late Mpho Sebeng, and Joseph Sedibo.

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Jiji is on Showmax

Jiji

Jiji follows the lives of four girls in the streets of Jericho, forced into a life of crime to make ends meet. Stream now, with new episodes on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Born Into Fame is on Showmax

Born Into Fame

Born Into Fame follows six South Africans with famous parents, as they try to live up to their family legacies while discovering their own unique paths to success. Stream now, with new episodes every Tuesday.

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The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip - South Africa on Showmax

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – South Africa

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – South Africa is the spin off that fans have been waiting for. Stream now on Showmax, with new episodes every Monday.

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Nilichoma on Showmax

Nilichoma

The Kenyan Showmax Original docuseries features celebs who received an unexpected windfall, and then blew it all. Stream now on Showmax.

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Melissa de Vries as Frieda and Lee-Ann van Rooi as Suzette in Mince Jou Hare

Mince Jou Hare S1

Shimmy Isaacs’s laugh-out-loud sitcom about a factory worker who opens a hair salon in her home is streaming on Showmax, with new episodes on Mondays.

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Untying Kantai on Showmax

Untying Kantai

Untying Kantai follows King Kantai, a man who has spent 30 years of his life working hard to provide for his family, only to be conned out of his life savings. Now streaming.

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BigGirl Small World on Showmax

Big Girl Small World

Big Girl Small World follows Ciku, a plus-size woman who stumbles through a journey of self-discovery after a humiliating scandal. Stream now, with new episodes every Wednesday.

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Siyabonga Thwala as Khaya and Nambitha Ben-Mazwi as Ndoni in Empini on Showmax

Empini S1

Empini is a high-stakes, action-packed drama about Ndoni, a deeply troubled private security bodyguard in search of answers. Stream now, with new episodes every Thursday.

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Original Sin: My Son The Killer on Showmax

Original Sin: My Son The Killer

Original Sin: My Son The Killer follows the murder of Andrea Venter by Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren, who then went on the run from South Africa to Brazil.

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Tracking Thabo Bester on Showmax

Tracking Thabo Bester

From the makers of Devilsdorp and the director of Convict Conman comes the true-crime documentary South Africa has been waiting for. All the episodes are streaming on Showmax.

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The Illuminated S1 on Showmax

The Illuminated

The Showmax Original docuseries The Illuminated explores different religious movements in South Africa. All episodes now streaming.

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Koek S1 on Showmax

Koek S1

The crime comedy Koek, starring Cindy Swanepoel. All the episodes are streaming on Showmax.

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Ekhaya Backpackers is on Showmax

Ekhaya Backpackers S1

Stream the Showmax Original comedy series Ekhaya Backpackers. All the episodes are now streaming.

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Cheta M on Showmax

Cheta M

Cheta M explores the love story between Adanna and Nnanna, young lovers who battle the spiritual and political forces in their way. Stream now, with new episodes Wednesday to Friday.

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Youngins on Showmax

Youngins S1

Stream Tshedza Pictures’s first teen drama, Showmax Original Youngins. All episodes are now streaming.

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Sadau Sisters is on Showmax

Sadau Sisters S1

Rahma, Zainab, Aisha, and Fatima Sadau pull back the curtain on their family, fame, and lifestyle. Stream now on Showmax.

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Kristen Raath, Celeste Loots, Beata Bena Green and Mienke Ehlers in Wyfie, coming to Showmax

Wyfie

Stream Afrikaans university drama Wyfie, following four mismatched res roommates, with new weekly episodes.

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Catch Me A Killer on Showmax

Catch Me A Killer

Stream the brand-new Showmax Original crime series based on a serial-killer profiler’s memoir. All the episodes are now streaming.

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Widows Unveiled on Showmax

Widows Unveiled

Widows Unveiled is a reality show that follows five widows who were married to public figures. All episode now streaming on Showmax.

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Red Ink is on Showmax

Red Ink

Based on Angela Makholwa’s bestseller. A journalist gets entangled with a serial killer. All the episodes for Red Ink are now streaming.

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The Real Housewives of Durban Season 4 on Showmax

The Real Housewives of Durban Season 4

The Real Housewives of Durban are back with Season 4. All the episodes are now streaming on Showmax, including the two-part reunion.

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Melissa Myburgh and co stars in Showmax Original Trompoppie

Trompoppie

A new girl faces plenty of challenges when she joins the school cheerleading squad – like gossip, backstabbing … and murder. 

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Kwa Mam'Mkhize S2 coming soon to Showmax

Kwa Mam’Mkhize S2

Follow South Africa’s fave bougie mom, Shauwn Mkhize, in the second season of her hit reality show. Binge S1 and S2 now on Showmax.

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