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5 reasons to binge A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal, nominated as Best Limited Series at The Golden Globes, the BAFTAs and The Critics Choice Awards this year, is now streaming on Showmax.

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5 reasons Supa Modo will be your new favourite film

The multi-award-winning Kenyan superhero film is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa.

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7 things to know about Salesman, this week’s star in Trippin With Skhumba

Salesman takes us on a journey to his childhood home in Mabopane township outside Pretoria – as well as the tavern that gave him his break, the stage he was sjambokked on, the stokvel he still gives money to, and the freeway he nearly died on…

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The best burns from the Roast of AKA

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA in partnership with Showmax is now available to stream, uncut and uncensored, only on Showmax.

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5 things to know about Xhosa comedian Siya Seya

In the second episode of the Showmax Original Trippin With Skhumba, the comedian drives over 1 000 kilometres from Jozi in his CaraCara to visit Siya Seya in the Xhosa comedian’s hometown of Port Elizabeth.

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“It’s a whole new ball game”: Liev Schreiber on Ray Donovan S6

See how the series reinvents itself as its builds to an explosive finale that Vulture called “one of the best episodes in the show’s history.” Season 6 of Ray Donovan is first and only on Showmax.

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Showmax becomes first streaming service to win at SAFTAs

At the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) this weekend, the debut Showmax Original, Tali’s Wedding Diary, won five awards – the most of any TV comedy. This marked the first time a streaming service had won at the SAFTAs.

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6 things to know about Mashabela Galane

In the first episode of the new Showmax Original, Skhumba joins Mashabela on a road trip to his hometown: Moletjie village in Limpopo.

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Season 4 of The Magicians is in unwritten territory – and it’s spellbinding

The first four episodes of the fourth season of the cult adult fantasy series are now first and only on Showmax, with new episodes arriving express from the US. Here’s what sets this new season apart.

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SA film students break into video-on-demand business

A recent deal between the video-on-demand service Showmax and African film school AFDA is set to showcase local talent in an entirely new way, with 18 of the best locally made student short films now available for streaming.

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Comedy Central celebrates Africa’s stars with new panelists for the Roast of AKA

Davido, Pierre van Pletzen and Moshe Ndiki are the three wise men who are preparing to unite the African continent while poking fun at AKA at the upcoming Roast, which will hit Showmax uncut and uncensored on 12 March 2019.

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Debut Showmax Original is the most nominated comedy at the SAFTAs

The comedy series Tali’s Wedding Diary, which premiered in December 2017, marked the first time Showmax ventured into producing its own content. With the series earning seven SAFTA nominations this year, it’s clear that the gamble paid off.

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Papa Penny, Moonchild Sanelly and Joey Rasdien to spit fire on AKA at his Roast

Rub-a-dub-dub, three peeps in a tub – they’ll be bringing swing to the party when they join the panellists at the Comedy Central Roast of AKA, hitting Showmax uncensored and uncut on 12 March 2019.

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INTERVIEW: The local graffiti artists who painted the spirit of Showmax

As part of a recent marketing campaign, Showmax approached South African graffiti artists to interpret Showmax in their own style. The resulting wall murals, which appeared across the country, all have their own unique flavour.

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4 reasons to binge Sally4Ever – at your own risk

The raunchy, no-holds-barred British comedy is now streaming first and only on Showmax. Here’s why you need to devote your weekend to watching all 7 episodes.

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Trippin With Skhumba hitting your screens soon

Filming is underway on Showmax’s third Original, in which one of SA’s favourite comics will get down and dirty with a fellow South African comedian in their hometown.

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The Comedy Central Roast of AKA goes balls to the wall with panellists Mark Fish, Nina Hastie and Francois van Coke

The Roast of AKA hits Comedy Central on 11 March 2019 and the uncut, uncensored Roast lands on Showmax on 12 March.

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Already a hit with critics, The Girl From St Agnes is now streaming on Showmax

“At St Agnes, the only saint is in the name.” You can now binge all eight episodes of Showmax’s critically acclaimed first Original Drama.

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Aubrey Plaza double header first and only on Showmax

Sundance winner Ingrid Goes West and Trashiest Trailer winner The Little Hours now streaming.

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Pearl Thusi is Comedy Central’s first female Roast Master in Africa!

Who else but the radiant “Black Pearl” has the guts and sass to crack the whip and mediate the Roast of famous rapper AKA?

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5 reasons to book into Room 104

There’s no reason to binge Season 2 of HBO’s cult anthology series Room 104, first and only on Showmax in Africa. It’s designed to be savoured, one story at a time.

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The cast of Marvel’s Runaways gives us 5 reasons to binge the show

With Season 2 of Marvel’s Runaways now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa, we asked the show’s cast why we should watch.

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WATCH: Showmax has released the official trailer for The Girl From St Agnes

Find out more about The Girl From St Agnes and see why we can’t wait for 31 Jan!

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The Comedy Central Roast of AKA is coming!

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA in partnership with Showmax is coming to The Teatro at Montecasino on 21 February, 2019!

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