Everything on Showmax SA in May 2019

From the HBO documentary that got viewers’ blood boiling all over the world to 17 new series, all-star movies and fiery local shows, Showmax continues to raise the binge-watch bar in May.

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What to watch

Go behind the scenes of Game of Thrones Season 8

While you wait for the grand finale to land on Showmax on Monday, 20 May, go inside each exquisite episode of Season 8 to find out how it was made.

The Good Fight is everything fans of The Good Wife need in a legal drama

Have you missed intense personal drama, courtroom theatrics and brilliant social commentary? Look no further, The Good Fight is here to satisfy those cravings.

Die Spreeus episode 6: Haunted by his past

New episodes of Die Spreeus now land on Showmax 24 hours before the kykNET broadcast, so subscribers are the first to get all their supernatural thrills. Here’s a recap of episode 6 to get you caught up before episode 7 lands on Monday, 20 May.

WATCH: Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 6 preview

The final episode lands on Showmax on Monday, 20 May at 22:00. Who will rule the Seven Kingdoms when all is said and done?

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INTERVIEW: The stars of fantasy romance series A Discovery of Witches

Teresa Palmer and Matthew Goode on the “sexy”, “inspiring”, “otherworldly” love story of their characters in Sky One’s most watched series of 2018, now streaming first on Showmax.

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Fall under the spell of A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches, the most watched series of 2018 on Sky One and the most successful title by far in the history of Sundance Now, is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa.

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Will Ferrell’s No Activity is like Waiting for Godot in a cop car, but way funnier

“Sh*t happens. Eventually.” This is the tagline for this brilliant comedy series that has no right to be as funny as it is. S1-2 are now streaming first and only on Showmax.

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New to Showmax?

Why do shows leave Showmax?

It’s frustrating when a series or movie you’ve been watching on Showmax isn’t available any more. So why does this happen?

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Have an idea for a Showmax Original?

Do you have an idea that you think could be the next Tali’s Wedding Diary, or a worthy successor to The Girl From St Agnes? Here’s how to submit an unsolicited proposal for a Showmax Original.

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What happens to Showmax when I downgrade my DStv subscription?

No matter what your new or current DStv subscription is, there’s no question that you’ll be able to keep Showmax. Here’s how it works.

DStv and Showmax: general
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How do I get Showmax?

Here’s how to sign up to stream the latest HBO shows, exclusive series, boxsets of familiar favourites, local gems and a huge range of kids’ shows on multiple devices at home or on the go, with Showmax.

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What to watch on Showmax in May 2019

It's an action-packed month, including HBO's Game of Thrones, Barry, The Catch, The Inventor, and Charmed.

Game of Thrones S8, official trailer

The final season of the world’s biggest show is here. New episodes land on Showmax every Monday at 22:00. Plus, catch up on S1-7.

Tips

How to download series to watch during loadshedding

Don’t let load shedding leave you with nothing to do. Stay entertained with the Showmax app and download your favourite shows to watch offline.

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5 Showmax hacks to maximise your holiday viewing

Are you ready for a full Showmax experience? These hacks, tricks and tips are our gift to you.

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Deals

How to binge-watch The River for only R49 per month

DStv Compact and Compact Plus get Showmax for only R49 per month, which means they get all 110+ episodes of The River, including brand-new episodes that land on Showmax within 15 minutes of the 1Magic broadcast.

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What Showmax offers are there for DStv subscribers?

DStv subscribers get special treatment from Showmax. Find out which offer you qualify for.

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Latest

Why do shows leave Showmax?

It’s frustrating when a series or movie you’ve been watching on Showmax isn’t available any more. So why does this happen?

New to Showmax
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Go behind the scenes of Game of Thrones Season 8

While you wait for the grand finale to land on Showmax on Monday, 20 May, go inside each exquisite episode of Season 8 to find out how it was made.

What to watch
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The Good Fight is everything fans of The Good Wife need in a legal drama

Have you missed intense personal drama, courtroom theatrics and brilliant social commentary? Look no further, The Good Fight is here to satisfy those cravings.

What to watch
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Die Spreeus episode 6: Haunted by his past

New episodes of Die Spreeus now land on Showmax 24 hours before the kykNET broadcast, so subscribers are the first to get all their supernatural thrills. Here’s a recap of episode 6 to get you caught up before episode 7 lands on Monday, 20 May.

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