What’s new on Showmax SA in November 2018

There’s so much to look forward to – here are all the international and local series, movies, documentaries and children’s titles coming to your screens soon.

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In this week’s episode of Doctor Who, there are some killer online deals

Doctor Who S11, episode 7: A mysterious message arrives in a package addressed to the Doctor, leading her, Graham, Yaz and Ryan to investigate the home of the galaxy’s largest retailer. Kerblam!

GALLERY: The Last Post in pictures

This gorgeous BBC miniseries set in Yemen in the 60s, and filmed in Cape Town, is first and only on Showmax.

Silwerskerm 2018 short films now on Showmax

These award-winning Afrikaans short films are all available on Showmax to be streamed over your next lunch break.

7 female-centric series awarded the ReFrame Stamp for TV

For the first time ever, IMDbPro has recognised TV series with at least four areas of production helmed by women. Seven of the awarded shows are streaming on Showmax.

First on Showmax

Game on: unlocking all five levels of Future Man fandom

A janitor saves the future of mankind, one mop swish at a time. Now streaming, first and only on Showmax.

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Arthouse thriller Berlin Syndrome lands on Showmax

Empire called this film “A corker… a complex battle of wills, full of compelling character dynamics, psychological nuance, great filmmaking and high-voltage tension”. It’s first and only on Showmax.

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Turner and Showmax deal brings top US millennial channel to local shores

With its epic mix of animation, stop-motion and live action comedy, Adult Swim’s extensive catalogue of weirdly wonderful, eclectic, surprising, quirky and surreal content is coming to audiences in South Africa for the first time.

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New to Showmax?

What happens to Showmax when I downgrade my DStv subscription?

No matter what your new or current DStv subscription is, there’s no question that you’ll be able to keep Showmax. Here’s how it works.

DStv and Showmax: general
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How do I get Showmax?

Here’s how to sign up to stream the latest HBO shows, exclusive series, boxsets of familiar favourites, local gems and a huge range of kids’ shows on multiple devices at home or on the go, with Showmax.

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How to watch Showmax on your phone

Watch the best series and movies anywhere using the Showmax app. You can even download shows to watch offline.

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How to download with Showmax: everything you need to know

We answer your questions about downloading shows to watch offline.

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The Girlfriend Experience, S1-2, first on Showmax

Called “utterly bingeworthy” by critics, this captivating drama follows several women who lead double lives as professional escorts. But it’s not just about the sex – they provide much more. Strictly no under-18s.

Adult Swim Collection

Adult Swim makes its way to Africa! Watch Rick & Morty, Robot Chicken, Samurai Jack, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Jellies, NTSF:SD:SUV, Eagleheart, Black Dynamite and Black Jesus on Showmax now.

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8 ways we have upped our game

Over the last few years at Showmax, we’ve made some big improvements.

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How to watch Showmax on the new smart TV app

If you have a Samsung Tizen smart TV, you may have noticed that there’s a new Showmax app in town. Here’s why you should upgrade, and how to use it.

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Deals

Showmax launches free data deal with Vodacom

Showmax has launched a deal with Vodacom featuring three months of free access to the Showmax video on demand service and three months of free Showmax data.

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How to binge-watch The River for only R49 per month

DStv Compact and Compact Plus get Showmax for only R49 per month, which means they get all 110+ episodes of The River, including brand-new episodes that land on Showmax within 15 minutes of the 1Magic broadcast.

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In this week’s episode of Doctor Who, there are some killer online deals

Doctor Who S11, episode 7: A mysterious message arrives in a package addressed to the Doctor, leading her, Graham, Yaz and Ryan to investigate the home of the galaxy’s largest retailer. Kerblam!

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Housekeepers: Another loss for Linda

It’s one thing to lose your mother, but it’s a completely different pain to lose your younger sibling just a few weeks later. Find out what else happened in this week’s episode of Mzansi Magic’s Housekeepers, now streaming on Showmax.

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GALLERY: The Last Post in pictures

This gorgeous BBC miniseries set in Yemen in the 60s, and filmed in Cape Town, is first and only on Showmax.

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On Carte Blanche this week: 20 Nov

From tobacco plants helping to wipe out diseases to the phenomenon of child prodigies, Carte Blanche brings top-notch investigative stories to Showmax overseas subscribers every week.

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