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NBCUniversal International Formats strikes deal with Showmax for Saturday Night Live, Poland

NBCUniversal International Formats today announces a partnership with SVOD service Showmax to produce a local version of NBC’s flagship comedy entertainment show, Saturday Night Live in Poland.

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BBC Worldwide agrees content sales deal with Showmax Africa

BBC Worldwide announced yesterday (17 October) at MIPCOM 2017 that it has concluded a content sales agreement with African SVOD service Showmax.

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Binge-watch Channel Zero to get in the mood for Halloween

With Halloween just two weeks away, start getting in the mood by binge-watching Channel Zero, an anthology series where each season is based on a ‘creepypasta’ – a term for horror-related legends passed around the internet.

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6 South African highlights on Showmax this month

Don’t miss these series and movies that showcase the best of the SA film and television industries, coming to Showmax in October.

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Binge-watch iNumber Number on Showmax

All 13 episodes of iNumber Number, Showmax’s first co-production with Mzansi Magic, will be available to binge-watch for the first time on Showmax on Thursday, 5 October 2017.

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All the shows coming to Showmax South Africa in October

Every week we add new series, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries. Here’s everything that’s coming in October.

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The V&A Waterfront finally gets its own series

From the 11th of October, express episodes of Waterfront, a kykNET and Showmax co-production, will come to Showmax subscribers’ screens. The dark family drama is set in the nooks and crannies of one of SA’s most iconic tourist destinations.

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South Park Season 21, episode 1, is now on Showmax

White People Renovating Houses, the first episode of South Park’s 21st season, is now on Showmax, with weekly episodes available fresh from the USA.

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DStv Premium customers get Showmax at no charge

DStv Premium customers will be able to access Showmax’s catalogue of more than 25 000 TV show episodes and movies via the DStv Explora decoder, as well as the DStv Now app and their PC, laptop, mobile device, media player or smart TV.

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September Highlights on Showmax with a special SA flavour

From Black Sails to Suidooster, these are the titles coming to Showmax in September, featuring noteworthy South African actors, directors, production companies and settings, plus lashings of local flavour.

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How to get Showmax on the Xbox One

In addition to having apps for tablets, smartphones, computers, media players and smart TVs, Showmax has now added support for the Xbox One gaming console. 

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Showmax and VAST Networks offer free Wi-Fi deal

Showmax and VAST Networks agreement to give Showmax customers unlimited Wi-Fi access to stream and download shows and movies at 83 VAST Wi-Fi hotspots across South Africa.

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BREAKING NEWS: Harlots is now live, first and only on Showmax

“So much of London was built on the profits of prostitution,” says Harlots star Lesley Manville. Watch Season 1 of Harlots now, first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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Showmax brings you the final season of Rectify

Don’t miss the highly acclaimed fourth and final season of the series hailed as “one of the greatest shows of all time” – first and only on Showmax!

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Taboo is now streaming, FIRST on Showmax

Tom Hardy’s hit new series is now streaming first in Africa only on Showmax.

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Filming starts on first Showmax Original

Showmax Originals to debut with new series featuring Julia Anastasopoulos, aka SuzelleDIY

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Showmax strikes deal with mobile operator in Poland

Press release: Showmax has agreed a partnership with Play, Poland’s fastest-growing mobile operator with more than 14 million subscribers. As part of the deal, complimentary access to Showmax will be made available to all new and existing Play contract customers.

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Showmax brings “The Young Pope” to Africa

Press release: In an African first, Showmax has secured the rights to the critically acclaimed joint HBO and Sky production.

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ShowMax sets up shop at the Nairobi Garage

Press release: Internet TV company ShowMax has set up its East Africa headquarters at the acclaimed Nairobi Garage co-working space.

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Press release: ShowMax expands service to Europe

In a move set to expand ShowMax’s geographic footprint, the company has launched its internet TV service in Poland.

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ShowMax partners with SEACOM in East Africa

Press release: ShowMax and SEACOM have entered into an agreement that will benefit both consumers and ISPs in East Africa.

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Fokofpolisiekar documentary coming to ShowMax ahead of possible new album

Press release: The critically acclaimed documentary ‘Fokofpolisiekar: Forgive Them For They Know Not What They Do’ will be available on Showmax from 23 January 2017. This takes place ahead of a planned crowdfunding campaign that could see the band recording their first full-length album in more than a decade.

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Press release: ShowMax is now on Android TV

With the release of a new version of its Android app, ShowMax has increased the base of supported devices to include media players and smart TVs running Android TV.

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Press release: Exclusive ShowMax offer for DStv Premium customers

MultiChoice is offering DStv Premium customers a preferential subscription price for ShowMax. The normal price is R99 but DStv Premium customers can now get ShowMax for just R69 per month.

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