What to watch on Showmax in Nigeria in March 2024

1 March 2024

What to watch on Showmax in Nigeria in March 2024

If you’re looking for more jaw-dropping drama in the family saga ENO, then the second season is one for your My Stuff list in March. There’s also plenty of international hits to binge-watch, from Chicago Med S8 to the first season of quirky romance You & Me and the final season of Billions.

Showmax Originals: Ghana

ENO S2 | Showmax Original | Thursdays from 7 March, with new episodes every Thursdays

Ghanaian drama series ENO returns for a second season where Abena Baafi is saddled with the responsibility of saving her daughters Tessa and Safowaa from the harsh realities of her own advice, having pushed them to make life choices purely based on money. However, the loss of one daughter and the arrival of another puts a dizzy spin on all her plans, sending the entire family into an abyss of chaos.

The second season picks up months after the events of the Season 1 finale. Abena Baafi grapples with her authoritarian past and the repercussions it has had on her daughters. Pregnant and contemplative, her newfound peace is shattered when Nana Akua Sarpong, the estranged daughter of her ex-husband, Bessa, makes a dramatic entrance into their lives. In this emotionally charged season, while their younger sister Kendall has disappeared into the wild, Tessa and Safowaa welcome their new sister Nana and discover buried ambitions, forcing the girls to undergo transformative arcs, with grave consequences.

South African Showmax Originals

Tracking Thabo Bester | Showmax Original | Fridays from 15 March

Tracking Thabo Bester is the true-crime documentary South Africa has been asking for, ever since the news first broke that Thabo Bester did not die in Cell 35 and was on the run.

Thabo Bester was the most searched person in South Africa on Google in 2023, with his co-accused Dr. Nandipha Magudumana just behind in fourth place, as the whole country obsessed over their stormy tale of love, murder, corruption and deception.

Tracking Thabo Bester is a four-part documentary produced by multi-award winners IdeaCandy (Rosemary’s Hitlist, Devilsdorp, Steinheist) and directed by Nikki Comninos (Convict Conman).

Original Sin: My Son The Killer | Showmax Original | Stream from Friday, 22 March

Original Sin follows Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren, who murdered his 25-year-old girlfriend Andrea Venter in front of witnesses and CCTV cameras – then escaped authorities across two continents for years, assuming different identities and starting families with different women.

The documentary feature is also the story of his mother, Thea, who helped him escape but slowly had to come to terms with her son being a killer.

Original Sin is directed by John Gutierrez, whose credits include Sons of the Sea, which won the Best South African Film at Durban, and editing the Grammy-winning Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream.

The documentary feature is a co-production between Showmax, Rogan Productions (BAFTA winner Uprising, BAFTA nominees Freddie Mercury: The Final Act and Putin: A Russian Spy Story), and The Electric Shadow Company (BAFTA nominee McQueen), in association with Combined Artists (Strangers You Know, Carte Blanche) and Red Earth.

The Illuminated | Showmax Original | Wednesdays from 6 March

The Illuminated is a Showmax Original documentary series exploring different South African beliefs.

The series starts with Israelvisie and subsequent episodes focus on The Church of Scientology; Christ In Me Collective; network marketing businesses and corporate transformational coaching, that have some similarities with religious groups; KwaSizabantu; new evangelical churches; Mancoba Seven Angels Ministries; and The Fellowship in Hermanus.

The Illuminated is produced by POP24, the production company behind true-crime series like Imibuzo and Huisgenoot Ware Lewensdramas. POP24 also produced reality series like This Body Works For Me, The Mommy Club, and Bae Beyond Borders, which were in the top 10 most-watched local titles on Showmax in 2023.

Musangwe | Showmax Original | Stream from Friday, 22 March

Takalani Masevhe wants to become a champion boxer but keeps trying to shortcut the process. While visiting his ailing grandmother in Venda, he discovers musangwe, a bare-knuckle fist fighting competition. Can he take the title, and the love of Lufuno, from Matome, the reigning champ?

Wiseman Zitha (Entangled) stars as Takalani, with Mulisa Mudau (Muvhango) as Lufuno and Tiisetso Thoka (The Herd) as Matome. Also look out for Phophi Mudau (Skeem Saam), Africa Movie Academy Award nominee Millicent Makhado (Muvhango), Elsie Rasalanavho (Muvhango), and Khathu Litshani, well-known on TikTok as DJ Khathu.

Musangwe had its world premiere at Joburg Film Festival in February 2024.

Showmax Originals: Kenya

Single Kiasi S3 | Showmax Original | Stream from 5 March with new episodes every Tuesday

Season 3 of the hit Kenya drama series Single Kiasi delves deeper into the lives of Rebecca, Sintamei, and Mariah as they navigate the complex web of relationships, self-discovery, and unforeseen challenges.

Rebecca (Faith Kibathi), still reeling from the emotional aftermath of last season’s events – being left at the altar – finds solace in her new job as an assistant to her ex-boyfriend, Nick (Lenana Kariba who makes a comeback from season 1). As they spend more time together, old feelings resurface, and they cautiously embark on a romantic relationship once again but will it succeed this time?

Meanwhile, Sintamei (Gathoni Mutua) embarks on a journey of exploration by embracing polyamory with Giselle (Ciku Shire) and Marcel (Quincy Rapando), while Mariah (Minne Kariuki) grapples with the realisation that her once unwavering beauty is fading. Desperate to regain her youthful allure, Mariah resorts to extreme measures to alter her physical appearance.

International series

The Cleaning Lady S3 | First on Showmax | 3 eps on 25 March, then weekly

The Cleaning Lady S3 on Showmax

The Cleaning Lady centres on former surgeon Thony De La Rosa (Elodie Yung from The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Daredevil), who travels to America for medical treatment to save her son but encounters a system rigged against her, forcing her to become a cleaning lady for the mob.

In Season 3, the stakes are higher than ever as Thony has to go it alone, risking dangerous new alliances as Fiona (Martha Millan) faces deportation to the Philippines.

Following the tragic passing of series co-star Adan Canto, Season 3 sees Imagen Award winners Clayton Cardenas (Mayans M.C.) and Kate del Castillo (Bad Boys for Life) join the cast, along with Santiago Cabrera (Big Little Lies, Star Trek: Picard).

Created by award-winning writer-producer Miranda Kwok (The 100, Spartacus), based on the Argentine series La Chica que Limpia, The Cleaning Lady won the 2022 Women’s Image Network Award for Best Drama Series.

At the Critics Choice Awards Celebration of Cinema & Television, Yung won Breakthrough Actress for Television (Asian Pacific Cinema and TV). As Collider says of “Miranda Kwok’s gripping thriller… There simply wouldn’t be a show without Élodie Yung’s nuanced, heartbreaking portrayal of Thony.”

Curb Your Enthusiasm S12 | First on Showmax | 5 eps on 15 March, then new episodes on Fridays

Curb Your Enthusiasm on Showmax

The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm is back for its twelfth and final season.

Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as an over-the-top version of himself in the HBO series. A tongue-in-cheek depiction of the writer/producer/comedian’s fictionalised life, the iconic comedy continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one’s day-to-day life can precipitate a catastrophic chain of events. To keep the narrative spontaneous, the series is shot without a script and cast members are given scene outlines and improvise lines as they go.

“As Curb comes to an end, I will now have the opportunity to finally shed this ‘Larry David’ persona and become the person God intended me to be – the thoughtful, kind, caring, considerate human being I was until I got derailed by portraying this malignant character,” says Larry David. “And so ‘Larry David,’ I bid you farewell. Your misanthropy will not be missed. And for those of you who would like to get in touch with me, you can reach me at Doctors Without Borders.”

Curb Your Enthusiasm also stars Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs), Susie Essman (Broad City), Cheryl Hines (Suburgatory), J.B. Smoove (Mapleworth Murders), Richard Lewis (Anything But Love), Ted Danson (The Good Place), Vince Vaughn (Wedding Crashers), and Tracey Ullman (Tracey Ullman’s Show). Also look out for South African Sharlto Copley (District 9) this season.

Resident Alien S3 | First on Showmax | Tuesdays from 5 March

Alan Tudyk is back in his Critics Choice Super-nominated role as Harry Vanderspeigle, the no-longer-so-undercover alien posing as a human doctor in the town of Patience.

Resident Alien has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an 8.1 score on IMDb, where they call it “one of the funniest shows – about destroying the entire human race.”

Three-time Emmy winner Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and People’s Choice winner Nathan Fillion (Firefly, Castle) join the cast this season.

Quantum Leap S2 | First on Showmax | Tuesdays from 12 March

Caitlin Bassett as Addison, Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Song in Quantum Leap S2 on Showmax

One leap can change everything as Dr. Ben Song (Raymond Lee from Top Gun: Maverick) continues his thrilling journey through time in the action-packed second season of Quantum Leap.

Quantum Leap was nominated for three 2024 Saturn Awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, including Best Action/Thriller Television Series and Best Supporting Actor for Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters).

Collider praises, “Lee’s charming performance, [the] stellar writing, and remarkable direction,” saying, “Season 2 thrives on the chemistry of its cast… taking bigger chances and aiming for bigger payoffs.”

Chicago Med S8 | Binge from 1 March

Chicago Med - Season 8 on Showmax
CHICAGO MED — “How Do You Begin to Count the Losses” Episode 801 — Pictured: (l-r) Steven Weber as Dean Archer, Brian Tee as Ethan Choi, Leon Addison Brown as Gerald Simmons — (Photo by: George Burns Jr./NBC)

Following a fiery Season 7 finale, Chicago’s most highly skilled medical team is back at Gaffney Chicago Medical Centre.

Brace yourself for several major cast shakeups this season that’ll mean saying goodbye to beloved characters – both at the start and end of the season.

Sasha Roiz (9-1-1) joins the cast as ambitious shareholder Jack Dayton, whose arrival could spell trouble for the trauma unit.

Also look out for the welcome return of April Sexton (Teen Choice nominee Yaya DaCosta), who we last saw in Season 6.

Billions S7 | Binge from 11 March

(L-R): Toney Goins as Philip Charyn, Daniel Breaker as Roger “Scooter” Dunbar, Corey Stoll as Michael "Mike" Prince, Babak Tafti as Bradford Luke and Dola Rashad as Kate Sacker in Billions S7 on Showmax

In the seventh and final season of the hit drama Billions, alliances are turned on their heads, old wounds are weaponized, loyalties are tested, betrayal takes on epic proportions and enemies become wary friends…

Emmy winner Damian Lewis (A Spy Among Friends) returns as fan-favourite Bobby “Axe” Axelrod, opposite the likes of Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti and Critics Choice nominees Corey Stoll, Maggie Siff and Asia Kate Dillon.

Boasting an average rating of 87% on Rotten Tomatoes and an 8.3/10 score on IMDb, Billions won Best Television Series, Drama at the 2023 Satellite Awards.

Time S2 | Binge from 8 March

Season 2 of the BAFTA-winning prison drama Time shifts its focus to a women’s jail, where a trio of new inmates must confront the dangers and violence of prison life. Over the story’s three one-hour episodes they are forced to deal with the harsh realities of a world where the threats are ever-present, and try to build a new community despite their differences.

Emmy nominee Bella Ramsey (The Last of Us, Game of Thrones), Critics Choice Super nominee Jodie Whittaker (aka Doctor Who, and Beth Latimer in Broadchurch) and BAFTA Scotland nominee Tamara Lawrence (Small Axe, Kindred) star as Kelsey, Orla and Abi respectively, with BAFTA nominee Siobhan Finneran (Downton Abbey, A Confession, Happy Valley) reprising her Season 1 role as prison chaplain Marie-Louise.

The Lovers S1 | First on Showmax | Mondays from 4 March

A foul-mouthed supermarket worker (Roisin Gallagher) doesn’t care about anything, including her life, until she begins an unexpected relationship with a self-centred political television broadcaster (Critics Choice nominee Johnny Flynn from Genius and Emma), who already has a seemingly perfect London life and celebrity girlfriend (Alice Eve) .

Directed by BAFTA winner Justin Martin (Together) The Lovers has an 80% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with London Evening Standard calling the Sky Original “a brilliant rom-com with as much bite as it has heart” in their 5/5-star review.

Colin from Accounts S1 | Binge from 25 March

Colin from Accounts follows Ashley and Gordon, two single-ish, complex humans who are brought together by a car accident and an injured dog.

Created by and co-starring real life couple Harriet Dyer and Patrick Brammall, the Australian comedy series has an 8.3/10 score on IMDb and a 100% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

In their 5/5-star review, Guardian says, “This unfailingly funny, perfectly acted Australian sitcom features a lead that’s neither a hot mess nor a manic pixie dream girl. It’s honest, kind and goes from strength to strength… It is ordinary life with all the good lines jammed closer together… It’s really rather wonderful.”

The show also cracked a spot on The Guardian’s Best of 2023 list, and won the 2023 Logie Award for Best Comedy.

ZeroZeroZero | Wednesdays from 6 March

ZeroZeroZero traces a shipment of cocaine on its journey through Mexico and across the Atlantic Ocean to the Italian cartel buying it.

The Sky and CANAL+ co-production has an 8.1/10 score on IMDb and a 94% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with The Independent (UK) saying, “This dark cocaine opera is brilliant, bleak escapism… a little of The Godfather, a splash of Sicario and a dash of Succession: a tasty recipe.”

The cast includes Oscar nominee Andrea Riseborough (To Leslie), BAFTA nominee Dane DeHaan (Oppenheimer), Emmy nominee Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment), award-winner Tcheky Karyo (The Missing), and Harold Torres, who was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series for his performance as Manuel Quinteras.

Infiniti | Mondays from 4 March

Infiniti S1 on Showmax

Produced by Empreinte Digitale (Spinners) for CANAL+, Infiniti was nominated for Best Mini-series at the International Emmy Awards.

The International Space Station (ISS) has gone silent when a decapitated and waxed body is found on a roof in Kazakhstan. Positive identification leaves no room for doubt: the body belongs to an American astronaut currently on a mission on the ISS. A French astronaut, dismissed from the space programme, and a Kazakh cop, disowned by his ranking hierarchy, set out to solve this mysterious paradox.

The Sixth Commandment S1 | Binge from 22 March

Ben Field and Ann Moore Martin in The Sixth Commandment on Showmax

In The Sixth Commandment, a meeting between an inspiring teacher and a charismatic student sets the stage for one of the most complex criminal cases in recent memory – the gaslighting and deaths of Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin in the Buckinghamshire village of Maids Moreton – and the extraordinary events that unfolded over the following years.

The four-part BBC series has an 89% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with Irish Independent calling it, “Not just a great true-crime drama – one of the best of the year in any genre.”

You & Me | Binge from 11 March

You & Me is a three-part British romcom about finding love when you least expect it.

In their four-star review, The Guardian says, “You can’t fail to love this deftly written romance’s big, healing heart.”

Award winner Jessica Barden (Alyssa in The End of the F***ing World), Sophia Brown (Giri/Haji, The Witcher: Blood Origin, The Capture, Marcella), and Harry Lawtey (Industry) co-star.

International movies

The Equalizer 3 | First on Showmax | 1 March 2023

Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington once again teams up with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua to bring us the third and final chapter of The Equalizer.

Since giving up his life as a government assassin, Robert McCall (Washington) has struggled to reconcile the horrific things he’s done in the past, finding a strange solace in serving justice on behalf of the oppressed.

Finding himself surprisingly at home in Southern Italy, he discovers his new friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends’ protector by taking on the mafia.

Retribution | Stream from 25 March

Oscar nominee Liam Neeson (The Ice Road, Taken) stars in Retribution, a ticking-clock thriller that straps audiences in for a high-octane ride of redemption and revenge.

When a mysterious caller puts a bomb under his car seat, Matt Turner (Neeson) begins a high-speed chase across the city to complete a specific series of tasks. With his kids trapped in the back seat and a bomb that will explode if they get out of the car, a normal commute becomes a twisted game of life or death as Matt follows the stranger’s increasingly dangerous instructions in a race against time to save his family.

Eswatini-born Tony nominee Noma Dumezweni (The Undoing, Only Murders in the Building, The Little Mermaid) co-stars, along with South African actress Embeth Davidtz (who made her Hollywood debut opposite Neeson in Schindler’s List).

Supercell | Stream from 11 March

The awesome and sometimes terrifying power of nature takes centre stage in Supercell, which centres on William, the son of legendary storm chaser Bill Brody, who was killed in a massive super tornado. William wants to follow in his father’s footsteps but the tornadoes have only gotten bigger…

Supercell has won two awards for its cinematography, with its epic storm-scapes upstaged only by the film’s cast. Daniel Diemer (The Half Of It) stars as William, opposite the likes of Skeet Ulrich (Scream, Riverdale), Oscar nominee Alec Baldwin (Mission Impossible: Fallout), Jordan Kristine Seamón (We Are Who We Are) and the late Anne Heche (Six Days, Seven Nights) in one of the Emmy winner’s final performances.

Reality TV

Survivor S44 | Binge from 18 March

Survivor Season 43 on Showmax

Once again hosted by multiple-Emmy winner Jeff Probst, Season 44 of the megahit US reality series Survivor sees 18 new castaways spending 26 days battling the elements in the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji as they face gruelling challenges, nail-biting tribal councils and each other in a bid to become the Sole Survivor and take home $1 million.

Listed among Time magazine’s 100 greatest TV shows of all time, Survivor has won seven Emmys with a further 56 nominations – including three for this season.

Non-fiction titles

Dr Mark’s Animal Show | Streaming from 15 March

Meet Dr Mark Ofua, a wildlife veterinarian with a bubbly personality and endless enthusiasm for Africa’s endangered species. On Dr Marks’ Animal Show, he and an invited audience of Nigerian kids interact with wildlife in person, meeting rescued animals from pangolins to crocodiles!

Together they explore the animals’ unique features, habits, and roles in wild ecosystems, as well as learn about the threats they face and how children can become wildlife ambassadors.

Animals aren’t the only stars of the show – viewers will also meet African conservationists and some of the continent’s best known personalities, such as Davido, Emanuella, Laycon and Music for Wildlife ambassadors including Focalistic, Nviiri The Storyteller and Shekhinah.

Each has an important message about wildlife to share.

Across several African countries, iconic wildlife species are on the brink of extinction, including lions, gorillas, pangolins, wild dogs, leopards, chimpanzees, sea turtles, vultures, and numerous monkey species. This loss of life is due to human actions. An increasing demand for bushmeat, clearing of land for commercial farming, illegal logging, and conflict between people and animals are the main drivers, but these animals are under threat due to a lack of public awareness. Dr Mark’s Animal Show is here to change this story, raising a new generation of enthusiastic environmentalists.

Icahn: The Restless Billionaire | 13 March

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary at the 2023 News & Documentary Emmy Awards, Icahn: The Restless Billionaire explores the fascinating contradictions at the heart of the famed financier, Carl Icahn, who amassed close to $20 billion dollars over the last half century and was at the forefront of some of the most legendary business deals of our times.

In his own words and with commentary from family members, journalists, and fellow titans of industry, the HBO documentary probes Icahn’s humble roots, his business acumen, and his obsessive drive to stay atop America’s corporate hierarchy.

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches | 20 March

Revolution starts with a voice. The HBO documentary Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches brings to life five legendary speeches from the most famous American anti-slavery activist in history to further understand his story and the story of America.

After his escape from slavery at age 20, Frederick Douglass went on to become the most famous Black man in the 19th Century, known for the power of his words. Entirely self-taught, Douglass was a powerful writer and master orator, crafting speeches that called out American hypocrisy and challenged the nation to live up to its founding principles.

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches offers a new approach to understanding Douglass’ story, guided entirely by his own words to chart his rise from a passionate young agitator to a composed statesman whose words retain their urgency over a century after his time.

Local titles

Umkhokha The Curse S1| Binge from 7 March

Umkhokha: The Curse centres on the battle between the Mthembu and Gumede/Mzobe families for leadership of one of the biggest churches in KwaZulu-Natal, the Ithempile Lenkosi.

The success of Mzansi Magic’s award-winning 13-part drama series Umkhokha led to the series’ reinvention as a prequel telenovela, going back to the roots of the mega-church and how greed and lust for power led to the rivalry that’s come to define these two powerful families.

Suxoka S6 | Binge from 28 March

Seven-time SAFTA nominee Motlatsi Mafatshe (Black Tax, How To Ruin Christmas) hosts Season 2 of the Mzansi Magic reality show Suxoka, where lies and deceit are confronted with the truth. From sugar mamas to abo makoti’s cooking skills and even people bewitching their partners, this season will see plenty of drama.

Impilo Ye’Piano S1 | Binge from 4 March

The 1 Magic reality show Impilo Ye’Piano follows five Amapiano musicians as they embark on their musical quests. Join Nobantu Vilakazi, Josiah De Disciple, Njelic, Sandy MRD, and Mawhoo as they celebrate our heritage and the diverse rhythms of our nation with the heartbeats of a genre that’s capturing the globe. Dive into their world, feel their struggles, and groove to the beats of their rising dreams.

Moja Love favourites

With the best-loved reality shows and all the relationship drama we just can’t get enough of, Moja Love once again made the shortlist for the Coolest TV Channel on last year’s Sunday Times’ GenNext Survey, having won the title the year before. And with two episodes of favourites like these coming our way weekly, it’s no wonder they’re always a hit on the Showmax Top 20.

Now on its ninth season, Uyajola 9/9 assists disgruntled lovers who suspect their partners of cheating by investigating and confronting the suspects. Hosted by Thembi Nyathi, Season 4 of Dloz’Lami helps families living with uncertainties by connecting with their spiritual guides, while Mamazala Season 13 continues to provide mediation for troubled in-law relationships through raw and honest dialogue that promotes love and respect.

In Seasons 3&4 of Umndeni, Maseko’s wives and husbands battle jealousy and resentment to try and achieve love and unity, while Season 3 of X-Repo catches up with the asset repossession team as they seize luxury spends from SUVs and sports cars to furniture and clothes to bring justice to victims.

Also catch the first seasons of No Excuse Pay Papgeld, which advocates for parents to support their children and be involved in their lives, and S’Khipha Amafiles, an investigative series hosted by Siyabonga Mdlalose that tackles community issues like fraud, malpractice, cults, and corruption where the public has struggled to get recourse on their own.

Plus, look out for weekly episodes of Moja Love’s hit comedy series Housemaids!

My Flatmates S8 | Weekdays from 19 March 2024, 19:30 CAT

In Season 8 of Flatmates, Mimi becomes more desperate to settle down with Frank as Dan’s sister becomes a serious threat to their relationship. Ubong returns as Donatus gets a big business break and becomes more pompous and intimidating to other flatmates.

With the introduction of new Gen-Z characters for fresh drama on the show, the new direction and many hilarious twists will leave the viewers wanting for more.

Kids’ titles

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie | Stream from 31 March

The #31 biggest movie of 2023, PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie takes our favourite pups to a whole new level, on a whole new adventure.

When a magical meteor crash lands in Adventure City, it gives the PAW Patrol pups superpowers, transforming them into The MIGHTY PUPS! But things take a turn for the worse when the pups’ arch-rival Humdinger and a mad scientist plot to steal the superpowers. For Skye, the smallest member of the team, her new powers are a dream come true, but with the fate of Adventure City hanging in the balance, she will have to learn that even the smallest pup can make the biggest difference.

Miraculous: Ladybug and Cat Noir: The Movie | Stream from 25 March

Something Miraculous is coming! An animated musical spin-off of the magical French-made TV series, Miraculous: Ladybug and Cat Noir: The Movie sees ordinary teenager Marinette’s life in Paris go superhuman when she becomes Ladybug. With her magical powers of creation, Ladybug must unite with her opposite, Cat Noir, to save Paris as a new villain unleashes chaos on the city.

What else is coming to Showmax in March?

4 March

The 40 Year-Old Virgin, Bullets Over Summer, Casa Grande, Dragon Squad, Knocked Up, Rosa, The Veggietales Show S2, This Is 40

6 March

Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League, Rainn Wilson and The Geography of Bliss

7 March

Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks S1-3 , Assassin Club, Fast and Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7, The Fate of the Furious, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

11 March

Clean My Name, Mr Coroner, Fear The Night, Floribama Murders, Major Payne, Queen & Slim, Where’s Waldo S2, You, Me & Dupree, Young Ip Man: Crisis Time

14 March

Love Again, The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, The Scorpion King, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

15 March

Celebrities for Wildlife S1, Dr. Mark’s Animal Show S1, The Killing Kind, Music for Wildlife S1, Platform 7, Unsung Heroes S1

18 March

How To Train Your Dragon 2, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Zafari S2, Zero Dark Thirty

19 March

Jy Is My Seun S1

21 March

Here Before, The Holiday, Secret Life of Pets 2, Shooting Stars, There Are No Saints

25 March

Kindergarten Cop, The Perfect Man, Yesterday

28 March

Forever Thina S1, Gasoline Alley, Kung Fu Panda 3, Liar, Liar, Rally Road Racers

Original African stories by local talent

Nilichoma on Showmax


The Kenyan Showmax Original docuseries features celebs who received an unexpected windfall, and then blew it all. Premiering on 28 May 2024.

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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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Step into the world of Empini, now streaming
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