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We’ve got another first on Showmax that’s just arrived. This time from the 18th Century, and it’s filled with lust and revenge. Be sure to add Harlots to your Watchlist. Plus we’ve got a whole lot more international series, stand-up comedy, movies and new African series and movies that have been added this week. Take a look.

New international shows

Harlots, S1 (18+) – First on Showmax

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. Watch now »

Ballers S2

Spencer Strasmore’s sports finance game heats up when a big rival steals his clients. Unfortunately, he doesn’t know Spencer never backs down, no matter how big the fight. Watch now »

Arrow S4

It’s the end of a chapter as Oliver leaves Starling City and his Arrow mask behind. But a new and very dangerous enemy may change all of that. Watch now »

The Whispers S1

The FBI starts to investigate mysterious cases of an invisible friend telling children to do dangerous things. But there is something much more sinister going on in this nail-biting thriller. Watch now »

MTV Base Meets Michelle Obama

Everyone’s favourite Obama (sorry Barack!) takes the MTV Base seat and meets with teenagers from across SA, giving advice and telling stories the way only Michelle can. Watch now »

New stand-up comedy

Amy Schumer Mostly Sex Stuff (18+)

Dating is tough enough, but you have to deal with the weirdos, strange dates and unexpected body parts as well! Amy Schumer lays it all out in her first comedy special. Watch now »

Whitney Cummings: I Love You (18+)

From the voices in her head to her frustration with men calling women crazy, you’ll be rolling on the ground before Whitney Cummings is done. Watch now »

Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore

Get ready to laugh non-stop as the eccentric and bubbly Kristen Schaal takes to the stage in her first comedy special. Watch now »

New movies

The Breakfast Club

Five teenagers have to get through detention, but they end up discovering a common cause against their teacher in the modern classic that defined the Eighties. Watch now »


A scientific genius’ mind is saved in a computer, but is it really him? Catch an all-star cast with Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman in this sci-fi thriller. Watch now »

New from Nollywood

Tales of Eve

This is a new form of expression for the African woman, providing her with a voice to speak of where she finds herself in African society. Watch now »

New from the African Film Library


A young woman who is handicapped after an accident becomes attached to an AIDS orphan. Watch now »


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