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Overview

Showmax, launched in 2015 and available in more than 40 markets across the continent, is a leading African streaming service. It offers a unique combination of original African content, first and exclusive international series, popular movies, premium documentaries and the best kids’ shows, as well as a mobile-only product to watch the Premier League (PL).

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The Mommy Club Sugar & Spice on Showmax

The Mommy Club OGs tell the Sugar & Spice cast what to expect

Hermajesty, Mrs Mops, Ratile and Nunurai give advice to the ladies of The Mommy Club: Sugar & Spice ahead of their reality show launch on 8 August 2024.

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Beaulah Queens van die Kaap on Showmax

Jaw-dropping reality shows to stream this July

Stream Married at First Sight Mzansi, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, Beaulah: Queens van die Kaap, and so much more on Showmax this July.

Marc Jury Showmax CEO

Showmax pricing update sees no increase to Premier League plan

Showmax Premier League plan to remain R69 for the new football season while Showmax Entertainment to revert to original R99 price point in August.

One Weeks S1 on Showmax

See the trailer of new Showmax comedy series One Weeks

Sihle Ndaba and Zakhele Mabasa Mokone co-star in new Showmax Original One Weeks, premiering on Showmax on 22 July, with new episodes every Monday.

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Football documentary Shine on Showmax

Showmax set to release gripping new football documentary Shine

The brand-new African football documentary Shine releases on Showmax this Friday, 5 July 2024, directed by acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker nora Awolowo.

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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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Londie London on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip - SA on Showmax

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Where is Londie?

Five episodes in, and Londie London is yet to make her appearance on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip. We asked the cast for their take on her absence.

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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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