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Stream Inxeba: The Wound and other SA highlights on Showmax

Don’t miss these local gems on Showmax in December.

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5 reasons to binge The Deuce S2

Season 2 of The Deuce, which chronicles the rise of pornography and the multibillion-dollar industry’s transformation of American culture, is now available to binge first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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6 reasons to get stuck into Vikings Season 5

The second half of Vikings S5 comes first and only to Showmax, express from the US. Here are 6 reasons you should start streaming this addictive series.

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Filming wraps on Showmax’s first original drama

The Girl From St Agnes has just wrapped after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part murder mystery series premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019.

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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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8 SA classics now on Showmax

From Oscar entries to Emmy nominees, these are the local gems to add to your Watchlist right away.

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Josh Hutcherson stars in hit sci-fi comedy Future Man

Future Man – labeled “the perfect comedy/science-fiction hybrid” by Den of Geek – is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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The Last Post stars on filming Yemen in South Africa

Shot in South Africa, The Last Post is a BBC One series set against the backdrop of the creation of an independent Yemen in the swinging sixties. It comes first and only to Showmax in Africa.

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“TV’s most adult show” is now streaming

The Girlfriend Experience S1-2 comes first and only to Showmax, and the racy series is only suitable for over-18s.

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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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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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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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