The Roast of AKA

Burns so brutal, we weren’t allowed to show them here. The uncut, uncensored Roast of AKA only on Showmax.

Trippin With Skhumba, Showmax Original

The road to LOLs is paved with comedy gold in Trippin With Skhumba. All episodes are now ready to be binge-watched!

The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax Original

At St Agnes School for Girls, reputation trumps truth. All episodes now streaming.

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.

A Discovery of Witches, first on Showmax

Historian Diana discovers an ancient manuscript that threatens the fragile peace between witches, vampires, demons and humans. She has no choice but to embrace her own status as a witch, and investigate the riddles in the text.

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

This brilliantly directed documentary dives into the scandal that rocked Silicon Valley. Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest billionaire thanks to her blood-testing invention. But overnight, it all came crashing down.

Barry S2, first on Showmax

Bill Hader is brilliant as hitman-turned-actor Barry. He swore he would give up his life of crime, but it seems it won’t be easy for him to make a clean break. Detective Moss is still missing and Barry has some explaining to do. From 20 May 2019.

Animals S3, first on Showmax

From drunken rats who misplaced their car to stuck-up horses, the characters in the third season of the hilarious and fearless animated series continue to push the envelope in a post-apocalyptic New York devoid of human beings.

Charmed S1

A reboot of the 90s hit show. After the death of their mother, three sisters – Mel, Macy and Maggie – discover they are “the charmed ones”, meaning they are powerful witches, and are able to protect humankind from demonic beings. From 11 May 2019.

Escape at Dannemora

Directed by Ben Stiller and starring Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette, the limited series tells the true story of two inmates who become romantically involved with a prison guard before escaping from a US prison. From 22 May 2019.

2 Dope Queens S2

The smart wit of hosts Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson is ever present as the duo interviews famous personalities such as Lupita Nyong’o and Daniel Radcliffe, and discuss everything from music and wealth to fashion and hair.

Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus S2

James Brown, Betty Davis and George Clinton are just three of the influential musicians who get the Mike Judge treatment in the second season of his HBO show featuring animated interviews with those who were close to the stars.

The Fixer, S1-6

Kerry Washington stars as the political mastermind Olivia Pope in this Emmy-winning drama series. There’s no problem or scandal too big for Olivia to fix, except for matters of her own heart when it comes to the President. From 6 May 2019.

The Good Fight S1-2

This spin-off of The Good Wife puts Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) at the centre of the action. After losing everything she’s spent her life working for, she has no option but to start over at a new firm in Chicago.

The Catch S1-2

LA’s top private investigator Alice Vaughn loses the love of her life, millions of dollars in savings and is about to lose her career too if word gets out that she was conned by her fiancé. She’s hellbent on getting payback.

Survivor S32-34

Jeff Probst has won the Outstanding Host Emmy numerous times for the hit reality show and it’s not hard to see why in the latest seasons of Survivor. He takes the outcasts to far-flung, exotic locations in Cambodia and Fiji.

Coming soon: The Handmaid's Tale S3

Blessed be the fruit… For theirs are the seeds of resistance. Season 3 starts 10 June on Showmax.

Coming soon: Big Little Lies S2

The highly-anticipated second season of Big Little Lies premieres 10 June on Showmax.

Future Man S2, first on Showmax

Leave it to a gaming janitor to save the world and, well, he fails. Josh is back at it, this time in the year 2162. He and his misfit team try to save humanity from being exiled to Mars - if they can survive all the time travel.

Billions S4

Revenge is the central theme this season, and it even brings enemies Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades together. Together with Wendy Rhoades, the trio has a sinister plan to take out those who’ve got in their way. From 10 April 2019.

Rig 45 S1, first on Showmax

An oil company damage regulator is sent to investigate a fatality at an oil rig when it’s hit by a hurricane that cuts all communication to the mainland. She soon begins to suspect the death was not an accident.

A Million Little Things S1

A suicide shakes up a group of friends who realise that they shouldn’t take their own lives for granted. Each of them takes steps to live a fuller life. An ensemble cast delivers deeply emotional performances. From 15 April.

A Very English Scandal

Hugh Grant portrays the real-life Jeremy Thorpe, who had tongues wagging in the 1960s. He was a Liberal Member of Parliament engaged in a secret affair with a man at a time when homosexuality was illegal. Based on the book.

HBO's The Shop S1

Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Drake, Jimmy Kimmel and Ice Cube are some of the big names who step into barber shops across America to chat to LeBron James and Maverick Carter about sports, pop culture, world events, business and more.

Quantico S1-2

Local lass Pearl Thusi shares the screen with Priyanka Chopra in this crime thriller. Priyanka plays Alex Parrish, an FBI recruit training at the Quantico base who's later suspected of being a sleeper terrorist.

Luther S5

Idris Elba reprises his Golden Globe-winning role as the titular character John Luther. The troubled detective works hard to solve grisly murders while dealing with his own demons. Speaking of which, Alice is back from the dead...

Supa Modo, first on Showmax

When nine-year-old Jo is diagnosed with a terminal illness and taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her life, the whole village decides to do their best to fulfil her dream of becoming a superhero.

Die Spreeus S1, express from kykNET

Did you know that South African history is full of ghost stories? In this supernatural series, two investigators take a closer look into the country’s suspected paranormal criminal cases. From 9 April.

Ray Donovan S6, first on Showmax

Fixer to LA’s most powerful, Ray Donovan’s actions have caught up with him, sending him to New York where he’s attempting to rebuild his shattered life. How did he get here? Binge-watch S1-5 on Showmax to recap.

Strike Back S6, first on Showmax

The covert special-ops soldiers of the revived Section 20 uncover a conspiracy that threatens to push the world to the brink of global conflict. Seasons 1 to 5 are also on Showmax.

Alone Together S2, first on Showmax

These two misfits are friends with zero benefits. Ester wants to be a comedian, while Ben is a rich kid with shifting ambitions. As they muddle along together in LA, are they each other’s biggest cheerleaders or worst enemies?

SMILF S2, first on Showmax

Damaged but determined single mom Bridgette is more career-focused than ever in the dramatic second season. But there are laughs aplenty thanks to Bridgette’s questionable decision-making, her intrusive mom and out-of-touch boss. Arriving on 25 March 2019.

Crashing S3, first on Showmax

After catching his wife cheating, aspiring stand-up comedian Pete’s life is flipped upside down. Now homeless, he “crashes” on the couches of various funny people who help him go after his goal of telling jokes for a living. Catch up on S1-2 on Showmax.

HBO's True Detective S3

Unanswered questions surrounding an unsolved crime, the disappearance of a brother and sister, re-emerge three decades later when retired case investigator Wayne Hays engages with a true-crime documentary producer. Arrives on 8 March, straight after the series ends on DStv.

Billions S1-3

Taking inspiration from real-life cases, this highly addictive drama follows the high-stakes cat-and-mouse game in play between ruthless US attorney Chuck Rhoades and billionaire hedge fund manager Bobby “Axe” Axelrod. Binge the boxset only on Showmax.

HBO's Barry S1

SNL alum Bill Hader stars as ex-marine Barry Berkman. Barry, who works as a hitman, is depressed and lonely. Then a job (to kill an aspiring actor) takes him to LA, where he finds some kindred spirits on the theatre scene.

HBO's Vice Principals S1-2

When the principal (Bill Murray) at North Jackson High School retires, he ignores the two vice principals Neal Gamby and Lee Russell, who were vying for the job, and appoints outsider Belinda Brown. Neal and Lee plot her demise.

Divorce S1-2

After it comes out that Frances is having an affair (with a muesli-making New Zealander), she and Robert re-examine their personal goals as they enter into long, frustrating and painful divorce proceedings. Starring Sarah-Jessica Parker.

Zac and Mia S1

Likened to The Fault in Our Stars, this series follows two very different teenagers who bond over their battle with cancer while in hospital. Based on the novel by AJ Betts.

Will & Grace 2017 S1

After more than a decade, not much has changed (and we're thankful for it). Will and Grace are living under the same roof, Karen is the worst employee ever and Jack's still looking for love in all the wrong places.

Mike Judge Presents Tales from the Tour Bus S1

The legends of iconic musicians such as Johnny Paycheck and Jerry Lee Lewis are recreated in this animated biographical series narrated by Mike Judge. It includes anecdotes shared by the people who were closest to the stars.

The Knick S1-2

It’s early in the 20th Century and the Knickerbocker Hospital is fighting to keep its lights on by offering groundbreaking medical procedures performed by Dr John Thackery, the head surgeon with a cocaine and opium addiction.

HBO's Looking S1-2

This critically acclaimed dramedy follows three gay men, Patrick, Dom and Augustin, who live in San Francisco. The friends support one another as they navigate life, relationships and family.

Black-ish S1-3

The Johnsons are a typical upper-middle-class family living in the suburbs. A reality that irks dad Dre, who wants to teach his kids about African-American culture. The result is family sitcom gold. An award-show favourite. From 4 March 2019.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

In this gripping crime series, an aspiring young writer goes to visit his mentor, award-winning author Harry Quebert. When he arrives at Harry’s home, he discovers the literary icon’s been accused of murdering a teenage girl. Episodes 1 and 2 arrive at the same time as episode 1 on M-Net, with new weekly episodes every Wednesday. From 13 March 2019.

What to watch in March 2019

It's a month of quality comedy, including HBO's Barry, Seasons 1 and 2 of Divorce and Vice Principals, and new seasons of SMILF and Alone Together.

HBO's Sally4Ever, first on Showmax

When Sally is courted by the free-spirited Emma, she drops her boring fiancé for a wild affair. Emma might not be as harmless as she seems – but maybe that’s exactly what Sally needs.

The Magicians Season 4, first on Showmax

Magic has been restored to the world, but at a terrible price to our heroes as their memories have been wiped out. And their skills have never been more needed, as a demon is on the loose in this nail-biting new season.

Confess S1

Her life in pieces, Auburn can’t afford any more mistakes. She falls for an enigmatic artist but soon discovers he has a secret that could destroy them both. And so could his confession…

HBO's Sharp Objects

Amy Adams stars in her first major role on the small screen as a reporter investigating the murders of children in her hometown. But her family and the town have their own secrets in this tense new thriller miniseries.

2 Dope Queens, S1

Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are the hilarious and provocative hosts of a podcast of the same name. Now they take their unique wit and insight to the stage in this critically acclaimed live show.

Enlightened, S1-2

Amy is successful but self-destructive. When she finally goes off the deep end, she books herself into a retreat where she finds enlightenment. Alas, her friends and family back home aren’t a fan of this new, improved Amy.

Random Acts of Flyness, S1

Witness the beauty and ugliness of contemporary American life in this hilarious skit show. The incredible cast tackles everything from the patriarchy to racism in a series like you’ve never seen before.

The Leftovers, S1-3

Three years after an unexplained event caused millions of people to disappear, the residents of a small New York town try to cope with a new world where families are shattered, and belief systems have collapsed.

High Maintenance S2

Meet The Guy, a marijuana dealer in New York who travels to his customers on his bicycle in this comedy series from HBO. While he makes deliveries we get to meet his customers, getting a glimpse at their weird and wonderful lives.

Silicon Valley S5

Erlich the serial investor is out of the picture, but Pied Piper is going stronger than ever (which isn’t saying much). In this riotous new season of the hit comedy, can Richard keep all those geek egos in line for a change?

Strike Back S5

It’s still a dangerous world and the newly restored Section 20 has its work cut out, from infiltrating the home of a Belarusian drug lord to uncovering a worldwide conspiracy. This is the most intense and action-packed season yet!

Curb Your Enthusiasm S9

Try as he might, Larry just can’t seem to please those around him. Even simple tasks like firing his assistant or going to the doctor backfire on him. But Larry is his own worst enemy, which is why we all love this show.

The Newsroom S1-3

Genius writer Aaron Sorkin turns his focus to the fast-paced world of television news. A star-studded cast led by Jeff Daniels runs The Newsroom, a place where breaking news competes with personal drama and great ambition.


He’s a has-been producer and the music world is changing fast. But Richie Finestra still knows a hit when he hears it and finds a chance to revive his record label. Produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.

Once Upon A Time S1-6

Emma was a hardened bounty hunter – until her son tells her she’s really Snow White’s daughter, trapped in the real world. She has to break an evil curse if she’s to save her family and all the fairy tale characters.

What to watch on Showmax this January

A brand-new season of Siren, all seasons of Devious Maids, Season 2 of The Bold Type and more.

The Bold Type S2, first on Showmax

Things are going well: Jane’s first major article is published, Sutton can see if anything happens with Richard and Kat is changing attitudes around her. But this new season isn’t going to stay so polite…

HBO's Room 104 S2, first on Showmax

When you enter Room 104, you don’t know what will happen next or if you’ll ever return… This new season brings a fresh anthology of terrifying, funny, strange and macabre tales, each episode a unique experience.

Siren S2, first on Showmax

Once nobody believed mermaids existed. But now the small town of Bristol seems to be full of them – and they are not happy with the humans. Can the peace be kept in this exciting new season?

Ingrid Goes West, first on Showmax

Ingrid’s life is in a rut and all she cares about is following Instagram celebs. So she moves to LA and befriends one of these stars – even if it means lying, cheating and much worse. But her newfound buddy is not much better. Starring Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen.

The Little Hours, first on Showmax

For young nuns at a medieval convent, there is little to do but gossip and harass the staff. But when a hunky new servant arrives, secretly escaping a scandal, it stirs more than a little excitement among the bored women.


Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson leads a top SWAT team on the very streets where he escaped crime. He tries to straddle the two worlds – but when the chips are down, this team bring their best to take down criminals.

Snatch S1-2

Young hustlers discover a cache of stolen gold. Loosely based on the cult-classic movie, they can be rich but need to stay one step ahead if they don’t want to end up on the wrong side of London’s underworld.

The Good Doctor S1

Shaun is a brilliant surgeon, yet his autism makes it hard to build personal connections. Giving up the calm of the countryside for a busy city hospital, can his brilliance make up for his social problems in this medical drama?

Victoria S2

Victoria returns to her royal duties soon after giving birth, only to find the men think they can take over from her – particularly her husband Prince Albert. But they are not ready for one of the greatest monarchs in history.

Devious Maids S1-4

You never know who’s listening… working for Beverly Hills’ most powerful families, four maids have access to some incredible gossip – and like their bosses they are not above using dirt to get what they want…

Superstore S3

Cloud 9 is back after being destroyed in a tornado. It’s time to restock the superstore, only nobody told the staff the doors are opening soon! Then there is that kiss between Jonah and Amy – don’t miss this hilarious new season.

Marvel's Runaways S2, first on Showmax

They are finally a team, but these young superheroes have caught Pride's attention and now have to run from the law. Yet a dark secret sparks rebellion among the villains, giving the Runaways a gap to fight back.

The Deuce S2, first on Showmax

The tables have turned. Porn is legal and a new legit industry is growing alongside the mafia bankrollers. Big money brings its own kind of troubles, but everyone wants to keep the party going in this trailblazing new season.

Grey's Anatomy S1-13

From Meredith Grey to McSteamy, it's the medical drama series that set the bar. Come along with the staff of Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital as they save lives while trying to keep their own ones together.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine S5

Detective Jake Peralta is a great cop, but also a total goofing slacker. Fortunately he and his fellow oddball colleagues are also great at their job. Don't miss the much-loved modern sitcom that is already a classic.

The Chi S1

Chicago is one of the US's most dangerous cities, especially for black residents. Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin are all trying to make a life in the South Side neighbourhood when an act of violence connects them unexpectedly.

The Oath S1

What happens when the cops are criminals? This series focuses on such a gang, which will stop at nothing to protect itself - even killing other officers. Don't miss this first-rate thriller, produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson.

The White Princess

It's 1485. England is in tatters and Elizabeth of York reluctantly marries the new king to promote peace. But she's not about to fall in line behind the court's power games, brought to life in this lavish and unabashed new series.

Power S4

Many of their enemies are vanquished and with an even larger drug operation than ever before, Ghost and Egan seem set. But it's not long before the FBI move in, convinced Ghost killed one of their own in this heartstopping season.

Better Watch Out, First on Showmax

While she's babysitting Luke at his parents' home, Ashley's violent ex and his friends start to terrorise them. No help is coming - it's up to the two to fight back in a tense cat-and-mouse game that will keep you on the edge.

Five Fingers for Marseilles, first on Showmax

It’s a new country and the outlaw Tau returns to his hometown, only to find his enemies replaced with something worse. He wanted peace, but he’ll have to fight for it in this epic South African western.

The Last Post, first on Showmax

Based deep in the Middle East, far from home, the soldiers and families of a British outpost have to navigate life and duty while facing a growing insurgency against them in this lush and engrossing historical drama.

Rise S1, first on Showmax

With few prospects, the students in a working-class school have little to look forward to. Opportunity knocks when a new teacher takes over the drama department, but what about the drama in their lives?

Future Man, first on Showmax

When Josh beats an impossible video game, soldiers from the future choose him to save the world. But it turns out he’s much more of a loser than they thought…

Adult Swim Collection

Adult Swim makes its way to Africa! Watch Rick & Morty, Robot Chicken, Samurai Jack, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Jellies, NTSF:SD:SUV, Eagleheart, Black Dynamite and Black Jesus on Showmax now.

Vikings, S5B, first on Showmax

The final 10 episodes of Season 5 of the hit series about the violent and brutal Norse warriors will reveal the fate of the Kattegat people. With Duke Rollo returning to Kattegat at the end of part one, there’s a lot of unfinished business to tackle.

The Handmaid's Tale, S2

Opening on a shocking scene that brings the brutality of the Republic of Gilead to life, the new season of this award-winning series pulls no punches. Offred and her sisters might survive, but freedom will take much more.

The Girlfriend Experience, S1-2, first on Showmax

Called “utterly bingeworthy” by critics, this captivating drama follows several women who lead double lives as professional escorts. But it’s not just about the sex – they provide much more. Strictly no under-18s.

Vanity Fair, S1

This gorgeous, brand-new series is an adaptation of William Thackeray’s 1848 novel about Becky Sharp and her friends and family during the Napoleonic Wars. New episodes air every week on Showmax.

Freakish, S2

The fight for survival continues as Lashawn, still alive, returns to the school. But others have followed him and they are set to kill the remaining students. It’s a game of hide and seek as survival takes centre stage once again.

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, S1-2

Sometimes things go wrong when you are abroad. For citizens of the US, they can call the FBI’s Internal Division. Investigating crimes across the globe, this Criminal Minds team goes where crime does.

Code Black, S1-2

It’s the busiest emergency room in the US, taking grit, determination and split-second decisions to save lives. Based on the documentary about the real-life hospital, this new drama packs all the punch and a lot more…


The mesmerising JK Simmons is Howard, a career agent who clocks in every day without much purpose. Then he meets his double, literally from a mirror reality, and becomes embroiled in a twisted plot of murder and mayhem.

Snowfall, S1

The only thing you can control is your future, and for Franklin, the way out of the hood is through selling cocaine. But it puts him in the middle of an industry about to go to war in this brilliant and edgy crime drama.

Ash vs Evil Dead, S1

When evil is about to destroy the world, there is only one man who can take care of business! Alas, that one man is an egocentric, loudmouthed, impulsive idiot. Don't miss this hilarious, super-gory, always entertaining madness.

Revelations, S1

The apocalypse is approaching, and a top scientist is one of the few to see the signs. As he tries to find a way to stop it, he meets a nun who is also concerned about the future. But can they avert the end of the world?

Good Karma Hospital, S2

The wonderful and whimsical hospital is back, where life can get demanding but there is always a bright side to things. A few new arrivals will make sure things aren’t going to quieten down!

Doctor Who S11, first on Showmax

Thirteenth Doctor, first Time Lady. Let the adventure begin. Watch Doctor Who S11, express from the UK - first & only on Showmax.

Condor, S1

The latest episodes of pulse-pounding spy thriller Condor, starring Max Irons and Brendan Fraser, are all on Showmax now!

AP Bio, first on Showmax

Jack is a brilliant philosophy professor, but his dream job is stolen. So he takes a job at a high school - but not to teach! No, he's gonna use his genius students to get revenge and save his career in this hilarious new comedy.

Westworld S2

Starting right after the bloody climax of the first season, the survivors of the Westworld massacre fight for survival! But the androids are now realising that things are not as simple as they thought in this brilliant new season.

Channel Zero: No End House, first on Showmax

The creepy horror anthology Channel Zero returns, this time with a tale about a woman looking for answers about her past in a strange house where every room is a nightmare - and there's no escape... Don't watch this alone!

HBO's Camping, first on Showmax

Jennifer Garner leads a stellar cast in this series about an obsessively organised woman who arranges a birthday camping trip where she tries to aggressively control everything. New episodes arrive express from the US, every Monday!

Harlots S2

Starring Liv Tyler, this new season pulls no punches. As the Spartan murders continue, someone arrives to restore the law. But that won't stop the war between the brothels...

Doctor Who S10, first on Showmax

He saves the universe. All in a day’s work. Watch Doctor Who Season 10 on Showmax now.

9 Peaks Record, first on Showmax

One of South Africa's toughest outdoor challenges is to scale the highest peaks in each province. In this exciting documentary, three athletes set out to do just that in the fastest time, covering thousands of kilometres on foot.

Beyond the River

Despite coming from very different worlds, in 2014 Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks won gold in the tough Dusi Canoe Marathon. This movie tells their amazing story, which will resonate with every South African.

The Bold Type, S1-3

Three friends fought their way up the magazine world and are now finally making their mark. But that is just the start of a lot of drama, excitement and romance in this edgy, funny, intense and heartwarming comedy drama series.

Sleep Tight, S1

You won't get a wink of sleep after watching this chilling new anthology. Technology and terror meet as a woman documents the creepy encounters of other people. But while she progresses, the horror starts coming after her too...


The vicious cannibal Hannibal Lecter is on the run and one of his victims wants to catch him. So they set up a trap, using the FBI agent Clarice Starling as bait in this edgy thriller that will keep you guessing.

Red Dragon

Will Graham nearly lost his life capturing the dangerous Hannibal Lecter and left the FBI to forget. But a new serial killer forces him back to work – and back to talking to the man who very nearly had him for dinner.

Peace Officer, first on Showmax

Can peace be purchased with violence? That’s what this challenging documentary asks as it looks at the rapid militarisation of US police forces. As their weapons and tactics become more aggressive, are they part of the problem?

Fight for Space, first on Showmax

Why should we go to space when there are so many problems to deal with here on Earth? But the race to the stars helps us much more than we know. Discover the past, present and future of space travel in this excellent documentary exploring the fight for space.

Charged, first on Showmax

Eduardo Garcia thought his life was over when he was left maimed by an electrical accident. But despite losing one hand, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, he discovered a new purpose - and now shares that miracle with us all!

Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees

Enter the world of trees with Dame Judi Dench. Filmed over a year, this stunning experience tracks the giants of the plant world as they change over the seasons.

RAW, first on Showmax

Justine has stuck to being a strict vegetarian, but pressured during initiation as a first year student, she eats meat. This starts a dark spiral of lust and hunger in this disturbing horror. Warning: this one is for adults only.

A Ghost Story, first on Showmax

Starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara, experience a ghost story as you've never seen before. A deceased man returns to his life to help his family cope. But he discovers that once you are dead, the living can be very far away...

The Ottoman Lieutenant, first on Showmax

Lillie moves to a remote hospital in the Ottoman empire to help save lives. Caught between a looming war and the affections of two men, her adventure will demand more from her than she expected in this historical romance.

Criminal Minds, S1-12

They are elite investigators, hunting down the most dangerous and predatory of criminals. Now enjoy this award-winning crime drama from the start, with all the grisly twists and turns that made it a worldwide success!

The Royals, S1-3

At face value Queen Helena and King Simon are in charge of a classy royal family. But behind the scenes there is always trouble, especially when the heir to the throne dies in an accident. Power, intrigue, scandal, it's all here. Elizabeth Hurley stars in this riveting drama series that explores Anarchy in the Monarchy.

New series on Showmax in October

In October, more than 10 new series will be added to the platform, including Westworld S2 and some seriously scary shows for Halloween. Check out some of the excellent series coming to Showmax.

The White Queen

It's 1464 and two British royal houses are caught in a blood feud over who should rule. Love, lust, dreams and ambition tangle in a bloody conflict where everyone is a pawn trying to be the kingmaker in this thrilling adult drama.


It started with a phone call, leading to the grisly murder of two teenagers. But this small town has no idea what's to come or who will be the next victim of a sadistic serial killer in the modern classic that reinvented horror. Watch Scream this October on Showmax.

Shut Eye

What happens when a con man gets a conscience? Charlie has been pretending to be a psychic when a blow to the head changes his mind - literally! Alas, that might be a problem with his shady boss in this haunting thriller series.

Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World, first on Showmax

Art doesn't always make sense, but this brilliant look at the contemporary art world may just get you thinking differently about why we like what we like. Hint: it’s all about the money.

Kill the King, first on Showmax

Emily Browning stars in this offbeat film about a teenage girl who falls in love with an Elvis-obsessed young man at a mental institution in the 1970s. The unhinged lovebirds embark on a quest to assassinate the King of Rock and Roll.

Doctor Who S9

Are you a fellow ‘Whovian’? Watch Doctor Who Season 9 on Showmax now.

Mistresses S1-S4

They are four women with very different lives. Some want to start families and others are trying to rebuild theirs. But through thick and thin, they are there for each other in this captivating drama series.

Casual S3

Things are complicated for siblings Valerie and Alex, but their love and professional lives are still in the pits. Still, now living in separate places, both have big plans for the future. But can they follow through?

HBO's Mosaic S1

Starring Sharon Stone and directed by Steven Soderbergh, this limit series will have you at the edge of your seat. A small town, home to a major celebrity, is rocked by a disappearance. But there is much more going on here...

Series coming to Showmax in September

From shows you'll only find on Showmax to new seasons of familiar favourites, here are the series you'll get hooked on this month.

Younger S5 only on Showmax

Don't miss all the romance and drama in addictive series Younger. All five seasons are available to binge-watch right now.

Blood & Oil S1

It's all or nothing for a young couple who move to become rich on oil. But they face a ruthless oil tycoon set on taking everything they have...

Magicians S3 only on Showmax

The hit fantasy series is back after the S4 cliffhanger. The students are trying hard to bring magic back, but the fairies won't leave their world.

Alone Together, first on Showmax

LA is a tough town, but two friends have each others' backs in this new comedy drama about reaching for your dreams while being a perfect 6.

Lockdown S1-2 on Showmax

Set in a women’s prison where power and survival mean everything, Lockdown will take you into the lives of the inmates as they battle demons that hold them prisoner in every sense of the word.

HBO's Succession, exclusive to Showmax

Logan Roy has built a powerful company and must choose which of his children will take it over. But not everyone is happy with his plans...

Reverie, first on Showmax

Dreams and reality mix in Reverie, a new virtual reality game. But when its players get stuck there, one woman is their only hope.

Siren only on Showmax

A new girl in town reminds people of local mermaid legends. But there really is something going on in the sea in this thrilling new series, first on Showmax.

You've Been Tagged S2

You can't unfollow what's following you...another creepy season of You've Been Tagged is waiting for you!

HBO's Here and Now

They seem like a model family, but there are problems under the surface. A psychologist arrives to help, but only makes things crazier in this new dark comedy.

Fast & Furious 5

Brian and Dom are on the run... One last job can set them up for life. But can they get away from a new elite federal agent closing in on them?

Vikings S5

The Vikings saga moves from Ragnar to his sons, who are slowly conquering the known world. Meanwhile, Floki is on a quest to find Asgard, home of the gods.

Fosters S5 only on Showmax

Will Callie finally be found innocent of last season's brutal murder? This is just the start of the final nail-biting season in this powerful drama.

Dark Angel

Mary Ann Cotton would do anything to escape her life in a small mining town, even murder. Experience the dark tale of one of England's most notorious serial killers...

Marvel's Cloak & Dagger

First and Only on Showmax, Weekly Express from the US - Tandy and Tyrone have two things in common: they're in love and they have superpowers.

Ballers S3

Spencer is ready to be a father. That's if he can find time while bringing professional American football to Las Vegas. At least he's got it easy compared to Charles.

Insecure S2

Issa is trying out new dates, yet longs for Lawrence, who is keeping things relaxed with a new fling. But the two aren't done yet in this sizzling season.

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

Kevin is a total loser and hits rock bottom when he moves in with his sister. Then he learns he's supposed to save the world in this hilarious new sitcom.

Gunpowder on Showmax

What's the real story behind Guy Fawkes day? This gripping new three-part series with a star-studded cast uncovers the gritty, violent and steamy truth.

All the series coming to Showmax in August

From HBO's Succession to the latest season of Vikings, here's what to look forward to in August.

Series coming to Showmax in June

We've got great shows coming like Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, You've Been T@gged, Freakish, The Crossing and Nobodies plus loads more.

You've Been T@gged

There is no escape in the connected world as four seemingly unrelated teenagers are targeted by an anonymous creep who stalks them with violent videos. Can they stop it?

Series coming to Showmax in July

Here are all the series coming to Showmax in July.

Nobodies S1-2

Not famous? Then get a star to appear in your new script. But that's much easier said than done in this hilarious new comedy, produced by Melissa McCarthy.

The Fosters S4

Callie starts digging deeper into a police case involving a teenager and discovers dark secrets about the case. Meanwhile Mike learns that fatherhood is not as simple as he'd thought...

Freakish S1

A chemical explosion in their town leaves a whole school isolated. Then the monsters arrive and they have to fight for survival in this exciting new thriller series.

The Comeback

B-grade actress Valerie (Lisa Kudrow) wants her spot in the limelight and will do whatever it takes to be a star again - and we're all going along for the ride.

Crossing The Line

Five weeks. Four tests. Two Nations. One hell of a story. SuperSport takes you behind the scenes of Australia's recent controversial tour of South Africa.

Folk Hero & Funny Guy

A successful singer-songwriter hatches a plan to help his friend's struggling comedy career and broken love life by hiring him as his opening act on his solo tour.

Conor McGregor: Notorious | First on Showmax

Filmed over four years, this all-access documentary follows UFC fighter Conor McGregor’s journey from his mum’s spare room to claiming multiple championship titles.

The Crossing | First and Only on Showmax

Forty-seven refugees washing up alive on the shores of a small town isn't the strange part. What's strange is that they're running from the future.

HBO's Strike Back

Section 20 is an elite group of terrorist hunters who track down the most dangerous people in the world to ensure global security.

Uncut, Uncensored Roast of Somizi

From the unexpected flames of Schalk Bezuidenhout, Joanne Joseph and Kurt Darren, to the big burns from Fikile Mbalula, Skhumba and DJ Fresh!

Marvel's Runaways

Evil has a new name… Mom & Dad! Watch all episodes of Marvel's Runaways. First & Only on Showmax.

When the Bough Breaks

This eye-opening documentary reveals the devastating impact of postpartum depression and psychosis, an issue that is seldom talked about, even though it affects one in five women.

The Wire S1-5

Step into the streets of Baltimore, where gritty cops and clever drug dealers square off in this brilliant crime thriller where right and wrong is never black or white.

Stan Lee's Lucky Man

From the mind of comic book legend Stan Lee comes a bold new action crime series about a brilliant but flawed police officer with the power to control luck.

Animals. S2

First on Showmax: the strange, neurotic, excitable and scary animals are back! If you think humans were weird, this crazy comedy series will have you thinking twice about your pets...

Top of the Lake S2

Robin moves to Sydney, hoping to get away from the violence of her previous case. But things take a nasty twist with a grim suitcase washing up on the shore.


Honest. Heartbreaking. Hilarious. A dark comedy about being a single mom. SMILF, First and Only on Showmax.

Bosch S4

Based on the best-selling novels by Michael Connelly, this crime thriller sees Detective Harry Bosch solving some harrowing murder cases.

Younger S1-S4

From the creators of Sex and the City comes a fresh new comedy - Younger!

Taboo S1

First on Showmax! Brace yourself for a gritty, gruesome and irresistibly dark drama with an unbelievable performance by Tom Hardy.

Channel Zero

Discover the strange town of Candle Cove, then visit the No-End House in this chilling horror anthology series.

Mr Robot S1-S3

The award-winning and highly original cyber thriller starring Rami Malek. Watch the latest season right now on Showmax.

Harlots S1

Sex, revenge and cunning are everywhere in this raunchy show about an 18th century London brothel owner raising her stunning daughters in a very seedy world.

The Young Pope S1

The church is afraid of him. The world loves him. Do you? Jude Law is The Young Pope. First and Only on Showmax

Kingdom S1-S3

This gripping MMA drama starring Nick Jonas sees a family of fighters struggling to keep their gym afloat.

Rectify S1-S4

After 19 years on Death Row, Daniel Holden is released due to new DNA evidence. He returns to his childhood home, struggling to adjust to life in this gripping drama.

Room 104

What really happens in airport motel rooms? Find out in this brilliant new series which goes behind the door of Room 104.