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Sun’s out, guns out, right? Add your device to the mix while you’re sunbathing this weekend and catch up on your favourite addictive series, plus a couple of smoking new ones. And while you’re out there, let the tweens take control of the TV to get their fix of the latest Disney and Marvel titles that launched this week.

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 »

South African series additions

JAN: episode 4

This exclusive food series explores the work and world of SA’s first Michelin-star chef, Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen. Find out what inspires his mouth-watering culinary journeys and his spectacular creations. New episodes every week at the same time as the kykNET broadcast. Watch now »

Waterfront: episode 5

A kykNET and Showmax co-production: three sisters return to Cape Town and their family business of building yachts in this new drama series full of scandal, intrigue and romance! New episodes every week. Watch now »

Boer Soek ‘n Vrou, Season 10: episode 5

In the 10th season of this hit reality show, Minki van der Westhuizen returns to help 10 farmers find lasting love. New episodes every week! Watch now »

South African movie additions

Mignon Mossie van Wyk

Mignon Mossie van Wyk on Showmax
Image: Phoenix

Mossie is a teenage girl with a loving boyfriend and the future ahead of her. Yet life is more complicated than she thought when a new person enters her world. Watch now »

Phindile’s Heart

Phindile's Heart on Showmax
Image: AAA

Phindile Zwane is just a small child, but when cholera ravages her community, we see the pain from her perspective in this award-winning short film. Watch now »


Evelyn on Showmax
Image: AAA

When Evelyn retires from her job as a domestic worker, she starts training Tapiwa, her replacement. This beautiful movie is about beginnings, endings, and the women running other women’s homes. Watch now »

Panic Button

Panic Button on Showmax
Image: AAA

When Jenny falls for Tshepo, a security guard, she embarks on a dangerous quest to win him over, until she realises she’s not the only one who needs him. Watch now »

Cover image: AAA

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