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Remember Marikana with these two SA classics

Today marks the six-year anniversary of the massacre of 34 striking miners at the hands of police on 16 August 2012. We’ve curated two South African classics just released on Showmax that commemorate the slain miners and what they were fighting for.

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“It’s a perfect show for right now.” – Director Adam McKay on Succession

“The idea of looking at a dynastic family just felt really appropriate right now,” says director Adam McKay of Succession, now streaming exclusively on Showmax. “We’re seeing wealth skyrocket in a way we’ve never seen before.”

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Platonic best friends are Alone Together in new Showmax comedy

This offbeat comedy about misfit best friends Esther and Benji has already been renewed for a second season. It comes first and only to Showmax.

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6 classics to stream this Women’s Day

We’ve curated six South African classics just released on Showmax that capture the courage of South African woman – and the issues they still face.

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HBO’s hit series Succession now streaming, exclusively on Showmax

Succession has been hailed as everything from “my favourite show of the summer… the only thing I’ve been able to think about” by Vox to “King Lear for the modern media age” by The Telegraph. Stream it now, only on Showmax.

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Four Emmy firsts from yesterday’s nominations

Expect to see first-timers, many of whom appear in shows available to stream on Showmax, taking to the Emmy stage at this year’s ceremony.

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Hit mermaid horror Siren now streaming first on Showmax

With its stellar cast, incredible special effects and creepy storyline, Siren is the new horror series you need to binge-watch on Showmax.

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Everything coming to Showmax SA in July

July is a big month with shows like Younger S5, Siren S1, The Fosters S5 and more that you can only find on Showmax! Take a look at all the series, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries that are coming to Showmax in July.

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5 African-linked highlights to stream in June

June is a particularly strong month for African content on Showmax. Here are five of the best June additions you can stream right now:

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“The superhero show of the summer” is now first and only on Showmax

Showmax is the only place you’ll find Marvel’s brand-new Cloak & Dagger, a coming-of-age series about two teenagers with newly discovered superpowers.

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Revolting Rhymes and The Highway Rat now streaming only on Showmax

Kids and adults alike will love these animated adaptations of beloved children’s classics.

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11 classic African movies worth celebrating year-round

These movies have been praised everywhere from Cannes to Ouagadougou, Sundance to Toronto. Stream them all on Showmax.

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5 reasons you should watch The Crossing

The brand-new sci-fi mystery series from the network behind Lost comes first and only to Showmax.

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Roast of Somizi scorecard – how did the Roasters do?

How much heat did the Roast panelists bring? Find out now and watch the Roast of Somizi on Showmax.

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WATCH: Skhumba highlights from the Roast of Somizi

The uncut Roast of Somizi on Showmax contains Skhumba’s full set, hailed as the hottest part by Somgaga himself.

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How Ntsiki Mazwai got burned at the Roast of Somizi

The extended, uncut Comedy Central Roast of Somizi, or “The Roast of Ntsiki Mazwai”, is now on Showmax.

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How Joanne Joseph surprised everyone at the Roast of Somizi

TV news anchor turned 702 host Joanne Joseph was the surprise star of the night at the Roast of Somizi.

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The Roast of Somizi burns egos, raises eyebrows and ignites the room

The Roast of Somizi is making headlines and has the country buzzing with post-event commentary.

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10 reasons Animals is the adult animation you should be bingeing

HBO’s Animals. brings you unexpected, very adult tales of urban life. Season 2 is first and only on Showmax.

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News guru Joanne Joseph flares the heat on the Roast Squad

Former eNCA news anchor and upcoming 702 afternoon drive host Joanne Joseph seals off the panel for the hottest ticket in town, the Comedy Central Roast of Somizi.

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Bosch Season 4 comes first and only to Showmax

Based on Michael Connelly’s bestselling novels, cop drama Bosch is a solid, addictive series to add to your binge-watch list.

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Fikile Mbalula joins the Roasting Squad

The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi just got a Razzmatazz treatment with former Minister Fikile Mbalula, who will bring the spirit of Asinavalo as one of the panellists.

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DJ Fresh, Nomzamo and Metro FM join the Comedy Central Roast

The flamingly distinct voice of DJ Fresh and the hot Nomzamo Mbatha will both be bringing some serious heat to the stage for the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Somizi.

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South African highlights on Showmax in April

There’s a diverse range of local and lekker South African content coming to Showmax this month.

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