Creative Commons Logo


You are free to republish this article both online and in print. We ask that you follow some simple guidelines.

Please do not edit the piece, ensure that you attribute the author, their institute, and mention that the article was originally published on the ShowMax Blog.

By copying the HTML below, you will be adhering to all our guidelines.

Copy this HTML into your CMS. Press ⌘-C to copy


From gangsters to queens, from hackers to quirky shop employees, Showmax brings all the laughs and all the thrills, just in time for the weekend. Don’t forget to check out the kids’ additions for new addictive shows for the tweens in your life!

International series additions

Magic City, Seasons 1-2

Magic City on Showmax
Image: Starz

In 1959, politics, crime and power converged on Miami. And the place to be was the Miramar Playa Hotel, a den of schemes, dreams and danger. Watch now »

Victoria, Season 1

Victoria on Showmax
Image: ITV

Queen Victoria was one of the most formidable monarchs in history. But as this drama shows, when she first became regent as a young woman, not everyone wanted her to succeed… Watch now »

Mr Robot, Season 3: episode 5

This season opened with Elliot waking up after being shot in a place he didn’t recognise. Find out what awaits Elliot and the rest of fsociety in this week’s episode of the gripping cyber-thriller starring Rami Malek. New episodes come to Showmax every Thursday express from the US. Watch now »

South Park, Season 21: episode 7

Political correctness creeps into the town of South Park, turning everything on its head. But the kids are ready to fight back in this long-running and hilarious animated series. Watch now »

Superstore, Season 2

Superstore on Showmax
Image: NBC

Attention all Superstore fans! There’s a new season of hilarious workplace comedy to enjoy as the motley crew of the Cloud 9 department store returns. Watch now »

International movie additions

The Dictator

The Dictator on Showmax
Image: Paramount

General Aladeen has worked hard to defend his country from democracy. So he goes to New York to avoid an assassination plot… but is New York ready for his insanity? Watch now »


Flight on Showmax
Image: Paramount

Pilot Whip Whitaker saves many in a horrifying airline crash. Then his dependence on drugs and alcohol come back to bite him, forcing him into major life changes. Watch now »


Beethoven on Showmax
Image: NBC

He may have arrived as a small puppy, but Beethoven grows bigger fast – as does his family’s love for him. That is, everyone except Dad. A classic family comedy.

Beethoven 2

Beethoven 2 on Showmax
Image: NBC

Beethoven starts a family of his own! But when someone wants to sell his puppies, the giant dog and his friends fight to keep everyone together. Watch now »

Kids additions

Disney’s Hannah Montana, Seasons 1-2

Hannah Montana on Showmax
Image: Disney

Miley is just your average teenager, with friends, school and family. But few know about her other identity: the pop star Hannah Montana! Can she keep her secret safe? Watch now »

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Season 1

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy on Showmax
Image: Disney

The Guardians – Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot – are in a race against time to find a super weapon before it destroys the universe. Watch now »

Non-fiction additions

The Real Vikings

The Real Vikings on Showmax
Image: MGM

They were the terror of the ancient world, but what do you know about the Vikings? This excellent documentary follows these notorious warriors as they conquered the western world. Watch now »

Kenyan additions

Editor’s Choice series: Auntie Boss, Seasons 1-8

Auntie Boss on Showmax

It’s drama, drama, drama in this Kenyan series about the lives of househelps in a fictional Taifa Estate, with a healthy dose of humour too, as they get involved in the lives of the families they work for and all the goings-on in the neighbourhood. Relive all the funniest, craziest, most scandalous moments in the first eight seasons on Showmax.  Watch now »

 Don’t have Showmax yet?
Get Showmax now »

Republish this post
Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence