DStv Weekly Highlights: 1 – 7 March 2019

Binge Game of Thrones from the beginning Get a glimpse of your favourites ahead of the worldwide premiere of Season 8 on 14 April, and catch up by streaming all seven seasons on Showmax. The night is cold and full of terrors! It’s been a long wait for the final season of Game of Thrones. […]

The 7 Best International Series On Showmax In March

RAY DONOVAN S6 First on Showmax, 1 March 2019 As season six begins, we find Ray (Liev Schreiber) rebuilding his life in New York City. After being rescued from a plummet into the East River, his saviour, a cop named Mac (Domenick Lombardozzi), brings Ray into the fraternity that is the Staten Island Police Department. […]

DStv Weekly Highlights: 15 – 21 Feb 2019

SAFTA Nominees on DStv and Showmax The 13th annual SAFTA Awards are set to take place on 2 March at Sun City and MultiChoice is leading the nominations, for the second year in a row. The Awards recognise the very best of local programming, and 1Magic’s popular telenovela The River has bagged an incredible 17 […]

SA Film Students Break Into Video-on-demand Business

Broadcast TV isn’t an option and using self-publish platforms like YouTube means competing with millions of videos from across the globe, so how do SA film students get their work noticed? A recent deal between the video-on-demand service Showmax and African film school AFDA is set to showcase local talent in an entirely new way. […]

The Girl From St Agnes – Ep 1 & 2 Review

Having wrapped filming toward the end of November 2018, Showmax’s first original drama, The Girl From St Agnes will premier on Showmax 31 January 2019. Bringing a veritable eight part whodunnit series with a South African flair to the streaming platform. Starting with the first episode, we are introduced to Lexi (Jane de Wet), drama […]

The Cast Of Marvel’s Runaways Gives Us 5 Reasons To Binge The Show

With season two of Marvel’s Runaways now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa, we asked the show’s cast why we should watch. Here are their five best answers: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil, but these superheroes’ parents really are Runaways is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely […]

Five Reasons To Binge ‘The Bold Type’ Now

Season two of The Bold Type, the hit series inspired by the life of former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, is now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa. Created by Parenthood writer Sarah Watson and set in New York, The Bold Type is about three ambitious friends who met as they started at […]

Five Reasons To Binge The Deuce

Season two of The Deuce, which chronicles the rise of pornography and how the multibillion-dollar industry transformed American culture, is now available to binge first and only on Showmax in Africa. Here are five reasons to add the HBO hit series to your watchlist right now: 1. It’s about the ‘Golden Age of Pornography’ Season […]

Dame Judi Dench On Her Passion For Trees

Judi Dench already has an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and 13 BAFTAs, but there’s one award she’s never won: the Wildscreen Panda Award, the ‘Green Oscars’ of the international wildlife film and TV industry. This may change this month, as she’s nominated as Best Presenter for Judi Dench: My Passion For Trees, now first […]

Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt High School Comedy Now Streaming On Showmax

In A.P. Bio, now first and only on Showmax, Glenn Howerton (Dennis from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia) stars as Jack Griffin,  a disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar who’s forced to return to Toledo, Ohio, and work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher. As he comes crashing into Whitlock High School (literally), Jack bluntly […]

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