By Xabiso Ngqabe9 June 2023
Where to watch The Real Housewives franchise online
Whether you stream reality TV for inspiration or for the juicy drama from The Real Housewives, Showmax has you sorted.
Showmax has all the seasons of The Real Housewives of Durban, including Season 3 dropping weekly, plus The Real Housewives of Cape Town and The Real Housewives of Johannesburg. Also available to stream are The Real Housewives of Lagos, The Real Housewives of Abuja and The Real Housewives of Nairobi.
Read more about each instalment of the beloved franchise that gives viewers an inside look at the world of affluent housewives around the world.
It’s high fashion, lavish spending and business empires with the eThekwini queens who are inviting us to get a glimpse of their glamorous lifestyles, gorgeous homes and successful businesses. The Real Housewives of Durban is the 24th international and second South African instalment of The Real Housewives franchise, with three full seasons streaming on Showmax.
Durbs is the place to be when you’ve got cash to splash – and we’re talking serious cheese. These women are hard-working businesspeople who work and play just as hard. Their lifestyles will inspire you to achieve their level of success and elegance. From luxurious rides to magnificent mansions, and stunning outfits, Annie Mthembu, Ayanda Ncwane, Kgomotso Ndungane, Nonkanyiso Conco, Nonku Williams and Sorisha Naidoo brought the drama in Season 1, while RHODurban Season 2 introduced Londie London, Jojo Robinson and Thobile MaKhumalo Mseleku. Season 3 sees Annie Mthembu, Nonku Williams, Sorisha Naidoo and Jojo Robinson returning, joined by Maria Valaskatzis, Mbali Ngiba and Slindile Wendy Ndlovu.
The Real Housewives franchise takes on the Mother City where everything is grand – from the beaches and the nightlife to the scenery.
It follows the lives of affluent housewives and professional women in suburban Cape Town. Fans of the hugely popular and award-winning NBCUniversal Format franchise The Real Housewives will love the opulence, drama and new faces on Showmax.
The cast includes Beverley Stein, Rushda Moosajee, Loveline Abinokhauno aka Mrs Leo, Thato Montse, Camilla McDowell, Kutazwa ‘Rooksy’ Gqirana, and Lulwando Tukwayo.
This was South Africa’s first foray into The Real Housewives franchise, and both seasons of the show are ready to binge-watch on Showmax.
The Real Housewives of Johannesburg is a riveting reality series about some of the richest women in Johannesburg. They love money. They love drama. Besides the drama, you can also expect a lot of champagne sipping and a whole lot of fabulous lunches, brunches and the occasional teary moment from Jozi’s most glamorous ladies.
The first Nigerian instalment of the award-winning franchise, which is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group. This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third to be adapted in Africa.
In true Lagos style, they serve up all the high fashion, luxury, drama, and power moves that the franchise is known and loved for globally. This show gives you a peek into the opulent and oh-so-extra lifestyle of some of the most affluent Lagos women living their best Eko-Miami lives. Plus, all the drama and gbas gbos you can expect from The Real Housewives franchise.
A new instalment of The Real Housewives franchise launches in Abuja, the Nigerian city of wealth and power.
The new series follows the luxurious lives of six influential and successful women in Abuja. The women include Arafa, Comfort Booth, OJ Posharella, Princess Jecoco, Samantha Homossany and Tutupie as they navigate their opulent lives, relationships, family and businesses within the powerful city of Abuja and beyond.
All the episodes of The Real Housewives of Abuja are ready to binge.
Showmax, in partnership with NBCUniversal Formats, also brought The Real Housewives to Kenya. The Real Housewives of Nairobi, a new Showmax Original, now streaming on Showmax.
Follow a group of dynamic women as they navigate their lavish lifestyles, relationships and careers in Nairobi. These women include Susan Kaittany, Vera Sidika, Sonal Maherali, Minne Kariuki, and Lisa Christoffersen.
The Real Housewives of Durban S3: Reunion Part one
The Real Housewives of Nairobi: Season finale
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