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Critical darlings RAW and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax

These arthouse movies will haunt you, and are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. They’re coming first and only to Showmax just in time for Halloween.

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South Africa’s Showmax Takes Leap of Faith with ‘St. Agnes’. Red Arrow reps streamer’s first scripted drama at Mipcom.

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6 reasons S11 could be the best Doctor Who yet

Season 11 is now streaming first and only on Showmax in SA, with new episodes coming express from the UK every Monday. Here are six reasons Whovians and Who-virgins alike should start streaming it.

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Stream this Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt high school comedy

AP Bio comes first and only to Showmax, courtesy of the comedic geniuses behind Saturday Night Live.

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Binge-watch the “scariest show on TV” in time for Halloween

Channel Zero: The No-End House is now first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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Judi Dench on her passion for trees

The multi-award-winning actress’s first ever documentary, My Passion for Trees, is now first and only on Showmax.

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Trevor Noah Presents NationWild now first and only on Showmax

“I’m really excited for Mzansi audiences to discover their new favourite comedians,” says Trevor Noah. His 13-part comedy showcase of South Africa’s brightest young comedians is now streaming first and only on Showmax.

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Binge Doctor Who S10 ahead of Comic Con Africa finale screening

Doctor Who S9-10 are now on Showmax, the first time S10 has ever been available in Africa. And that’s not all – S11 starring Jodie Whitaker hits Showmax subscribers’ screens express from the UK in October!

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Two Comics’ Choice winners to appear on Trevor Noah’s new Showmax series

Trevor Noah Presents NationWild is now exclusively on Showmax subscribers’ screens. Trevor will be introducing one handpicked, up-and-coming SA comic in each episode, including these two award-winning rising stars.

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6 reasons Harlots is “the best show you’re not watching”

Season 2 of Harlots, Hulu’s critically acclaimed series about warring brothels in 18th-Century Georgian England, is now first and only on Showmax.

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7 SA classics to stream on Showmax this month

In September, Showmax brings SA viewers a hit horror film that’s up for 8 Africa Movie Academy Awards next month, a multi-award-winning short film that’s in the running for the Oscars next year, two of your fave soap operas express from DStv, and more.

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BBC Studios to launch new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first ever Comic Con Africa

BBC Studios in Africa will host a special Doctor Who experience for the series’ regional launch at Africa’s first ever Comic Con next month, in partnership with Showmax. S9-10 land on Showmax in September, and S11 launches first and only on Showmax later this year.

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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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