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Harlots: both 'deliciously wanton' and 'a feminist triumph'Everyone agrees: Harlots is the most under-valued series on TV right now. The story of warring mid-18th century brothels has been called "the finest show no one is tuning into" in The Guardian; "the best erotic workplace drama you're not watching" in The Hollywood Reporter; "Hulu's most underrated gem" in Decider; and "one of serialized televisions under-discovered and appreciated entertainments" in Salon. 4 Nov 2019 Read more

Godfather of Harlem: Forest Whitaker is 'phenomenal' in his first, long-overdue TV lead
  • Oscar winner Forest Whitaker stars as infamous real-life crime boss Bumpy Johnson
  • From the creators of Narcos, with John Ridley (12 Years A Slave, American Crime) directing
  • Swiss Beatz has curated "the television soundtrack of the year," according to The Los Angeles Times
  • 96% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
  • Now on Showmax and 1Magic 1 Nov 2019 Read more

  • Sophie Ndaba not dead - currently shooting Lockdown Season 5
  • Lockdown Season 5 is now shooting in Johannesburg
  • Sophie Lichaba, aka Sophie Ndaba, joins the star-studded cast, who won two SAFTAs in 2019
  • Lockdown was the most awarded drama at the SAFTAs in 2019, winning Best Drama and more
  • Binge-watch Lockdown Seasons 1-4 on Showmax ahead of the Season 5 premiere on 31 January 2020 31 Oct 2019 Read more

  • Mayans M.C.: the biggest series since Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead?
  • This Sons of Anarchy spinoff had the third-biggest cable premiere of the year in the US, behind only Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead
  • 2019 Critics Choice nominee: Best Supporting Actor (Richard Cabral)
  • 100% critics score so far for Season 2 on Rotten Tomatoes
  • Stars JD Pardo (Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II) & Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)
  • First on Showmax 10 Oct 2019 Read more

  • Rea Moeti starts shooting next Showmax Original comedy in Maboneng
    • Directed by multi-award-winning 30-year-old Rea Moeti (Mma Moeketsi, Lockdown)
    • Introducing newcomer Laura Lee Mostert as Martie
    • Starring Zandile Lujabe (Ayeye, Isidingo) as Amandla
    • Key cast include The Funny Chef Lebogang Tlokana; two-time Comics Choice winner Ebenhaezer Dibakwane; SAFTA nominee Yule Masiteng and Fleur du Cap winner Kiroshan Naidoo
    • Set in Maboneng - one of Forbes' "12 Coolest Neighbourhoods Around The World"
    • Coming 12 December 2019, first on Showmax
     9 Oct 2019 Read more


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