Showmax highlights of 2017

27 December 2017

Showmax highlights of 2017

2017 has been a huge year for Showmax and we thought we’d share some of our content highlights for the year. From our first original production to bringing you the best entertainment out there, these are just some of our favourites.

We launched our first Showmax Original

7 reasons to start watching Tali, like, right now →
It’s the best day ever – you now get to watch all 8 episodes of Tali’s Wedding Diary, about the Jozi princess you love to hate preparing for the most important day of her life.

Our top Tali’s Wedding Diary moments →
It’s impossible to pick our favourite Tali moment – there are just too many. But here are some of our faves.

SuzelleDIY meets Tali Babes →
Watch as the star of Tali’s Wedding Diary, the first Showmax Original, appears on the SuzelleDIY show – and the sparks fly. Tali’s Wedding Diary premieres on Thursday, 14 December, only on Showmax.

We launched some of TV’s best shows First on Showmax

HBO’s The Deuce comes first and only to Showmax →
This hugely popular series following the rise of the porn industry in New York from the early 1970s is now available to stream on Showmax.

Mr Robot, Season 3, has arrived, first and only on Showmax →
The entire third season of Mr Robot is now FIRST and only on Showmax.

Taboo is now streaming, FIRST on Showmax →
Tom Hardy’s hit new series is now streaming first in Africa only on Showmax.

Creepy horror series Channel Zero comes first and only to Showmax →
Oh the glorious horror – Channel Zero is ooky, spooky and kookey! The spine-chilling Season 1 is first and only on Showmax.

5 forensic tricks in The Frankenstein Chronicles – first on Showmax →
In The Frankenstein Chronicles Seasons 1 and 2, first on Showmax, Inspector John Marlott resurrects the gritty beginnings of detective work.

BREAKING NEWS: Harlots is now live, first and only on Showmax →
“So much of London was built on the profits of prostitution,” says Harlots star Lesley Manville. Watch Season 1-2 of Harlots now, first and only on Showmax in Africa.

Showmax brings “The Young Pope” to Africa →
Press release: In an African first, Showmax has secured the rights to the critically acclaimed joint HBO and Sky production.

We brought fresh entertainment to Showmax even faster

Game of Thrones S1-S7 is live on Showmax! →
We’re thrilled to announce that season seven is now streaming on Showmax.

SA’s first Michelin-star chef now a TV star →
For the first time in SA television history, an exclusive food series will explore the work and world of SA’s first Michelin-star chef, Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen. The first episode airs tonight (Tuesday, 24 October) on VIA and simultaneously on Showmax, for both local and international subscribers.

Binge-watch iNumber Number on Showmax →
All 13 episodes of iNumber Number, Showmax’s first co-production with Mzansi Magic, will be available to binge-watch for the first time on Showmax on Thursday, 5 October 2017.

The V&A Waterfront finally gets its own series →
From the 11th of October, express episodes of Waterfront, a kykNET and Showmax co-production, will come to Showmax subscribers’ screens. The dark family drama is set in the nooks and crannies of one of SA’s most iconic tourist destinations.

Here’s looking forward to another year of outstanding entertainment. To watch these shows and more go to

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