How to watch Mzansi Magic online

With a bumper line-up of Mzansi Magic (and kykNET and VIA) shows, for South Africans both abroad and at home, Showmax delivers your local series fix.

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Woman Crush Wednesday: 8 wonder-women on internet TV

This WCW, we celebrate the remarkable women from Africa and the rest of the world who have made waves on series and movies now on Showmax.

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Loved Pretty Little Liars? Watch these shows next

If you’re all about keeping secrets and looking fabulous then you may have already binge-watched six seasons of Pretty Little Liars on Showmax. What’s that? You’re feeling withdrawal? No worries, these movies and series will have you bingeing again in no time. 

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On Carte Blanche this week: 20 Feb

In this week’s episode, Showmax international subscribers will find out from the Carte Blanche team about the most important development of the last week: the end of Zuma’s presidency.

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Get into the killing game with Killjoys on Showmax

Here’s the 1, 2, 3 of action-packed rollercoaster sci-fi series Killjoys. Season 1 is now available to stream or download on Showmax.

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How to manage my Showmax devices

Wondering how to manage your registered Showmax devices? This guide is sure to help.

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The 5 best teen series to stream

Have you watched some of the most popular TV shows for tweens and teens on Showmax yet?

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What to watch on Showmax KE this weekend: 16 Feb

Choose from these newly launched shows for your next binge.

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What to watch on Showmax SA this weekend: 16 February

Looking for something new to stream? Check out our pick of the week.

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INTERVIEW: Elisabeth Moss, star of The Handmaid’s Tale

One of her biggest challenges was playing two polar opposites – June, the regular woman, and Offred, the Handmaid she is forced to become. Find out more about Elisabeth Moss’s thoughts on her role and the series as a whole, and then stream The Handmaid’s Tale on Showmax.

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How do I know what to watch next on Showmax?

Here are four simple ways we keep you up to date with what’s recently launched on Showmax.

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INTERVIEW: Taye Balogun, filmmaker behind Music is Our Weapon

Meet the Nigerian filmmaker telling the African story from an activists’ perspective. Music is Our Weapon is on Showmax.

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BBC crime miniseries Thirteen is now streaming

Imagine being locked in a cellar in 2003 and coming out in the strange future of 2016. That’s what happened to Ivy Moxam in BBC’s Thirteen, now on Showmax, and she’s got a whole lot of adjusting to do.

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How does Showmax work?

When you get Showmax, there’s nothing standing between you and unlimited binge-watching pleasure.

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Stream 4 of the sexiest series on internet TV

Put your kids to bed and indulge your kinky side with the NSFW series, stand-up comedy and documentaries in the Adults Only Collection on Showmax.

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What to watch if you love or hate Valentine’s Day

Why watch rom-coms when you could watch Rambo? These videos will show the lovers and the fighters what they should be watching this V-Day.

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Marrying like Minnie – stream Becoming Mrs Jones now

Multi-talented Minnie Dlamini has a brand-new job: being our go-to wedding planner. Her three-part wedding special is now on Showmax – start taking notes, people!

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On Carte Blanche this week: 13 Feb

This week, Showmax subscribers living overseas will get the Carte Blanche team’s insights into the Zuma government, the recent grounding of local airline CemAir, plus the full story behind the man who was paralysed in 2016 after having been thrown from a moving train.

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Got Zexit fatigue? Watch Point of Order on Showmax now

While you wait for the motion of no confidence against Zuma to be taken to the National Assembly, indulge in Point of Order, a comedy panel show set in a mock SA Parliament, now on Showmax.

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How to download Showmax on my laptop

You can download series and movies using the Showmax app on phones and tablets, but you can’t download on laptops and PCs.

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How Trump won America: a documentary

The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth follows the road to Donald Trump being elected as the leader of one of the world’s most powerful nations in 2016. Season 1 is now on Showmax.

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Meet the cast of Tali’s Wedding Diary

Ever wondered who the people are behind Tali’s Wedding Diary? Don’t worry, babes, we got you.

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QUIZ: Who are you in The Handmaid’s Tale?

Ever wondered if you’re more of an Offred or a Moira? Or if deep down you’re really Serena Joy? Or – good grief – The Commander? Which of the unforgettable characters of the Handmaid’s Tale would you be? Take our quiz to find out.

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The best kids’ shows to stream right now

With a humungous range of the most popular series and movies for toddlers, pre-schoolers, tweens and teens, Showmax is set to become your new best friend.

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