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Fights. Football. Fallacy. 6 documentaries coming to ShowMax in March

At ShowMax we believe smart is super-sexy which is why we love documentaries. Take at a look at the new non-fiction titles coming to ShowMax in March. 1. Football Stars Find […]

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Here are the 15 best short-films screening at the Silwerskermfees.

Each year kykNET’s Silwerskermfees gives South Africa’s hottest filmmakers, producers and actors in the Afrikaans entertainment industry an opportunity to showcase their best content.

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New ShowMax Logo

The eagle-eyed amongst you might have noticed that we’re in the middle of rolling out a revised ShowMax logo.

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Dis Hoe Ons Rol with Jack Parow: 30 days, 9 provinces, 9 live shows

Coming at you in a brand-new reality TV show – Jack Parow, on a Harley Davidson, with his best bra, showcasing the splendors of South Africa on a road trip unlike any other.

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7 shows for dad to binge on Father’s Day

Is it the way his pants are far too close to his armpits? Or his shapely dad-bod accentuated by that speedo he refuses to get rid of? Or is it […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers in the craziest Carpool Karaoke yet?

In what could possibly be the most ridiculous Carpool Karaoke to date, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have hitched a ride with James Corden from The Late Late Show. Anthony […]

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Internet TV usage gaining momentum as ShowMax adds new viewing option

Over the past four months, ShowMax has added a range of new viewing options including an app for the latest generation Apple TV as well as AirPlay and Chromecast support […]

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Internet sensation Chewbacca Mom meets Star Wars director

  No one knew who Candace Payne was last week. But after she uploaded a video of herself wearing a Chewbacca mask and laughing uncontrollably, she now has almost 700,000 […]

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Voucher purchase now integrated into FNB app

Buying ShowMax vouchers online just got even easier. We’re now integrated into the FNB mobile app. I know I sound a bit like a dodgy TV salesman for an electric […]

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Press release: ShowMax with Chromecast for that smart TV experience

Want internet TV but not got a smart TV? ShowMax has the answer After launching on Apple TV and adding AirPlay support to iOS devices, ShowMax has now added Chromecast […]

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Press Release: ShowMax vouchers now available at Pick n Pay stores

I think this really will be the last bit of ShowMax news for 2015, and I’m chuffed to say it’s the final piece in the puzzle to making ShowMax accessible […]

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Press Release: No internet? No problem. ShowMax adds download feature

No whimpering here – we’re seeing 2015 out with a bang. Today’s big news is that we’ve added download functionality to the ShowMax Android app. At the risk of using […]

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Persverklaring: Met ShowMax word kykNET ’n ware wêreldburger

Met ShowMax word kykNET ’n ware wêreldburger Suid-Afrikaners wat in die buiteland woon kan nou ʼn heerlike porsie tuisgebakte vermaak geniet met die uitbreiding van kykNET se voetspoor deur die […]

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ShowMax adds 44 movies from Times Media

Another great content deal to tell you about – we’ve recently signed an agreement with Times Media that adds another 44 movies to ShowMax. The new titles span everything from […]

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Press Release: ShowMax teams up with FNB’s eBucks

Very cool first for subscription video on demand in South Africa – we’ve introduced vouchers as a new payment option, and FNB’s eBucks is our first distribution partner. See press […]

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Press Relsease: ShowMax adds 400+ hours of content from Nickelodeon and Red Bull

The content team has been busy adding some great new titles to ShowMax from Nickelodeon and Red Bull – see press release below. – Richard Richard Boorman is head of […]

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Press Release: Samsung and ShowMax Partnership to Boost Video on Demand Usage

This press release went out yesterday. Great to be working with Samsung to spread the word about how smart TV + ShowMax = happiness. – Richard Richard Boorman is the head […]

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ShowMax delivers high adventure with Red Bull partnership

It’s always a big deal to sign content agreements with new partners, but this one is particularly cool. Red Bull is synonymous with excitement and adrenaline, and in line with […]

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And the word of the year for 2015 is… binge-watch!

Binge-watch verb to watch a large number of television programmes (especially all the shows from one series) in succession – Collins English Dictionary 2015 I just caught this story that […]

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Top 20 Countdown, Movember, and New On ShowMax

I got asked a fun trivia question the other day – there are over 20,000 individual episodes from hundreds of different series on ShowMax, but which series has the most […]

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This is how Jack Parow ShowMaxes

It’s time for our very own ShowMax premiere. Ok, it’s only 60 seconds long, but it stars Jack Parow and we had way too much fun making it. Presenting Jack […]

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Getting stuck in to the new Apple TV

Great news from the Core Group today that the next-generation Apple TV will be available in South Africa in mid-November. Our product team took delivery of their development unit a […]

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ShowMax interview – Leading Opinion on Joburg Today TV

I’d spent the day before this interview manning the stand at the MyBroadband conference in Johannesburg – hence the unintentionally husky voice. The interview covers all about ShowMax, connectivity constraints, […]

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Killing off the spinning wheel of buffering

Coming a close second to the spinning wheel of death, the spinning wheel of buffering is one of my least favourite surprise visitors.  At the risk of stating the obvious, […]

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