There’s a wealth of local and lekker South African content coming to Showmax this February, from edge-of-your-seat thrillers to Huisgenoot Tempo and Africa Movie Academy Award winning films.
Jordskott, the Nordic noir monster hit, is now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa. Seven years ago, her daughter disappeared.
Are you looking for a one-night stand rather than eight-year relationship in your next TV series? If so, look no further than Room 104, now streaming first and only on Showmax.
In December, Tali’s Wedding Diary became Showmax’s most successful show ever on its first day, with more than double the number of first-day views of any previous show.
BBC has set the date, #ComeDineSA will premier on BBC BRIT (DStv channel 120) on Thursday 15th February at 8pm. The SA version of the popular cooking/home dining show was last seen five years ago.
Big Little Lies repeated its Emmy’s haul at last night’s Golden Globes, again winning Best Limited Series and all but one of the main awards within the category, taking home Best Actress for Nicole Kidman, Best Supporting Actress for Laura Dern, and Best Supporting Actor for Alexander Skarsgard.
Point Of Order, the 2017 SAFTA winner for Best Game Show, is now streaming on Showmax, with new episodes available weekly.
It’s SABC and e.tv versus DStv as the future of South Africa’s pay TV market is being hotly contested in a discussion document. It forms part of an inquiry into subscription TV services by broadcast regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa). by Charl Blignaut
Interest in Tali’s Wedding Diary, the first Showmax Original, is reaching fever pitch. Promotional videos for the show have generated nearly two million views in less than a month, with the trailer trending on YouTube for the week of its release.
The recent success of DISCOP Johannesburg highlighted the growing international interest in content “made in Africa.” This interest reflects recent research such as the latest IDATE report that shows growth in the in the MEA (Middle East / Africa ) TV market is being driven largely by sub-Saharan Africa, w