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Lockdown S5 now streaming on Showmax, first episode also on YouTube
  • Lockdown S5 is now on Showmax
  • S5 ep 1 also on YouTube
  • The first Mzansi Magic drama to reach a fifth season
  • The most awarded drama at the 2019 SAFTAs
  • "One of the best productions that has come out of this county" Azania Mosaka, 702
 31 Jan 2020 Read more

Vida: Why critics adore this little Mexican-American drama about sisterhood
  • 100% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
  • Time's 4th best TV show of 2019; also on top TV shows of 2019 lists by The Atlantic & AV Club
  • Audience Award winner, SXSW, 2018
  • Over 6m YouTube views for its trailers
  • "One of TV's smartest and sexiest shows" Time Magazine
  • "Reverberates with the aches and joys and conflicts of everyday life... elaborate, distinct, and beautiful" The Atlantic
  • First on Showmax
 17 Jan 2020 Read more

Guilt - the blackly funny British crime drama that Line of Duty's creator is a fan of
  • Yet another great British crime show
  • Earned a Twitter shout-out from Emmy-nominated Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio
  • "The polar opposite to the trendy slow-burn box set."
  • First on Showmax
 16 Jan 2020 Read more

6 of the best: South African highlights on Showmax this NovemberBuddha in Africa; Trackers; The Herd; Carnage; the winning Silwerskerm short films; Stroop; and more.. 26 Nov 2019 Read more

"An almost perfect series" - What the critics are saying about Catch-22
  • #75 on Rotten Tomatoes' list of the Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far
  • Nominated for two Emmys, 2019
  • Produced by Oscar winners George Clooney and Grant Heslov
  • "Catch-22 is an almost perfect series. Every actor is bringing their A-game to the table and the writing is absolutely top-notch." Forbes
  • "Indisputably well-made", a "dizzying, daring triumph." The Guardian 21 Nov 2019 Read more

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