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#OrchidsandOnions: Iconic channelling
#OrchidsandOnions: Iconic channellingArticle

Kudos for Showmax Pro: makes the point elegantly; Onion for grating American accent in RDG Gearboxes ad...

Brendan Seery 14 Oct 2020

Muhammad Ali brought back into the ring for Showmax 'Game Changers'
Muhammad Ali brought back into the ring for Showmax 'Game Changers'Article

Egg Films' Adrian de sa Garces had the impossible task of resurrecting the greatest boxer of all time in his latest spot for Showmax, 'Game Changers'...

Issued by Egg Films 13 Oct 2020

The 14 best international series on Showmax this October
The 14 best international series on Showmax this OctoberArticle

First seasons of Alex Rider, Enslaved, Florida Girls, Jett, L.A.'s Finest, On Becoming a God In Central Florida, and Years and Years...

Issued by Showmax 9 Oct 2020

The circle of life brings Lebo M to reality TV in the next Showmax OriginalArticle

The Showmax Original Lebo M - Coming Home is launching first on Showmax in November 2020. Nants' Ingonyama. Here comes a lion...

Issued by Showmax 22 Sep 2020

Why critics are calling 'wildly original' Lovecraft Country 'a masterpiece'Article

Watch episodes one to four of Lovecraft Country on Showmax now, with episodes five to eight coming 6 October and episodes nine and 10 coming 20 October 2020, just after the US finale...

Issued by Showmax 22 Sep 2020

#Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on Showmax
#Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on ShowmaxArticle

HBO's Watchmen was the big winner at the 2020 Emmy Awards, taking home 11 awards, including Best Limited Series, followed by Best Comedy winner Schitt's Creek with nine and Best Drama winner Succession and The Mandalorian, both with seven...

Issued by Showmax 21 Sep 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Jon Savage of InBroadcasting, a division of HaveYouHeard
#BehindtheSelfie with... Jon Savage of InBroadcasting, a division of HaveYouHeardArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Jon Savage, 'troublemaker for good' at InBroadcasting, a division of HaveYouHeard...

Jessica Tennant 2 Sep 2020

Showmax announces co-productions: Megan Fox action movie and Canal+ epic in ancient Africa
Showmax announces co-productions: Megan Fox action movie and Canal+ epic in ancient AfricaArticle

African streaming service Showmax has announced two new international co-productions: Jahmil XT Qubeka and Layla Swart's epic African mythology series Blood Psalms, with Canal+ International, and the Megan Fox action movie Rogue...

Issued by Showmax 2 Sep 2020

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Enter the micro-budget film: lockdown amplifies South African cinema trendsArticle

Making and distributing films in new ways, that are also cognisant of the global climate emergency, is going to become a growing trend not just in South Africa, but around the world...

Liani Maasdorp 28 Aug 2020

8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria
8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in NigeriaArticle

Here are eight African highlights you can catch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria...

Issued by Showmax 27 Aug 2020

Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 winners!
Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 winners!Article

Nike continued its winning streak with its sixth win in a row as the Overall Coolest Brand at the 16th annual Sunday Times Gen Next Awards, announced online on 21 August 2020. The winners span 71 categories and are based on the outcome of research conducted by Yellowwood.

21 Aug 2020

Showmax Pro goes live in South Africa, starting at R225 per month
Showmax Pro goes live in South Africa, starting at R225 per monthArticle

The new Showmax Pro service, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news and live sport streaming from SuperSport, is going live from today in South Africa with prices starting at R225 per month...

Issued by Showmax 20 Aug 2020

The most popular SA stand-up comedy on Showmax in 2020 so far, from Schalk Bezuidenhout to Tsitsi ChiumyaArticle

You won't be able to laugh hysterically in a crowded comedy club anytime soon, but Showmax has stepped into the gap with an ever-growing binge-fest of laughs guaranteed to put a smile on your dial, even in 2020...

Issued by Showmax 13 Aug 2020

Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businesses
Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businessesArticle

"The woman that you see in front of you is self-made," says Kelly Khumalo in the opening sequence of her reality show, now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 7 Aug 2020

#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 2]
#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 2]Article

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee elaborates on what exactly advanced TV is and how marketers should adapt and be more addressable in their approach...

Juanita Pienaar 29 Jul 2020

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee presenting at the Nedbank IMC Conference.
#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 1]Article

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee's presentation focused on what advanced TV really is, how the TV landscape is changing and what this means for marketers...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Jul 2020

More Showmax Originals on the way, including Kelly Khumalo reality series and Tali's Baby Diary
More Showmax Originals on the way, including Kelly Khumalo reality series and Tali's Baby DiaryArticle

MultiChoice has announced four upcoming Showmax Originals, building on the success of Tali's Wedding Diary, The Girl From St. Agnes and Somizi & Mohale: The Union, which all set first-day viewing records on the streaming platform...

Issued by Showmax 15 Jul 2020

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Crazy times change behaviour. Forever.Article

Chris Botha, Group MD of Park Advertising says that despite the chaos there is more evidence that we will learn, overcome and possibly emerge from this crisis all the better...

Chris Botha 9 Jul 2020

What's new on Showmax in July
What's new on Showmax in JulyArticle

Detective procedurals, druidic fantasies, World War Two dramas - that's all brand-new on Showmax in July. Plus, new movies include a Jordan Peele horror and a wrestling comedy featuring The Rock, while on the local front there's a dark bingeable series and a film about Sophiatown...

Issued by Showmax 9 Jul 2020

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Showmax Pro brings sports live-streaming - but not to SA (yet)Article

Showmax has announced the launch of Showmax Pro, which will let users stream certain live sport events from SuperSport - but the service isn't available in South Africa yet...

Megan Ellis 8 Jul 2020

Showmax launches new live-streaming service
Showmax launches new live-streaming serviceArticle

Showmax is launching a new service, Showmax Pro, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro features all Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and PSL games, as well as a wide range of other live sport events. The service will initially roll out in Nigeria and Kenya, with additional countries following shortly after...

Issued by Showmax 8 Jul 2020

New trends noted in rental market following travel ban
New trends noted in rental market following travel banArticle

New trends have emerged in the rental market due to the Covid-19 travel ban, particularly affecting those who had plans to emigrate just before the lockdown started...

3 Jul 2020

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Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 category finalistsArticle

The Sunday Times Gen Next survey has announced the finalists across each of the 69 categories of the 16th annual Awards. The winners will be celebrated during an online event on 21 August 2020...

1 Jul 2020

Adult Swim gives us a reason to stay indoors this winter with the return of Robot Chicken
Adult Swim gives us a reason to stay indoors this winter with the return of Robot ChickenArticle

Robot Chicken, season 10, part 2, is coming to Showmax on 29 June!...

Issued by Showmax 15 Jun 2020

Celebrate #PrideMonth with these 6 African LGBTIAQ+ series, films
Celebrate #PrideMonth with these 6 African LGBTIAQ+ series, filmsArticle

June marks Pride Month as the LGBTIAQ+ community remembers the Stonewall riots - which called for equal rights. During June all around the world, the community celebrates the impact it has on the world...

15 Jun 2020

Fresh content loading on Adult Swim! South Africans in for a treat with new seasons of Robot Chicken and Mr. Pickles...
Fresh content loading on Adult Swim! South Africans in for a treat with new seasons of Robot Chicken and Mr. Pickles...Article

The Adult Swim block on Showmax is on a mission to unravel brand new content to add to its quirky, off-the-cuff and multi-award-winning lineup of shows...

Issued by Showmax 10 Jun 2020

Motherland: Fort Salem
Motherland: Fort SalemArticle

The first season of fantasy drama Motherland: Fort Salem is now available to binge first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 5 Jun 2020

The 12 best international series on Showmax this June
The 12 best international series on Showmax this JuneArticle

Golden Globe nominee Patrick Dempsey (McDreamy in Grey's Anatomy) and Alessandro Borghi (Suburra), who's won acting awards at Venice and Berlin, co-star in this adaptation of the bestselling book by Italian trader Guido Maria Brera - an insider's look at the world of millionaire bankers...

Issued by Showmax 5 Jun 2020

SA actress Jessica Sutton stars in Motherland: Fort Salem series; just renewed by Freeform
SA actress Jessica Sutton stars in Motherland: Fort Salem series; just renewed by FreeformArticle

The first season of fantasy drama Motherland: Fort Salem is now available to binge first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 4 Jun 2020

Hobbs & Shaw: The fast, furious, butt-kicking action-fest now on Showmax
Hobbs & Shaw: The fast, furious, butt-kicking action-fest now on ShowmaxArticle

Three words: Johnson. Statham. Elba. The only thing more satisfying than watching Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham whup each other's asses is watching them team up to whup someone else's...

Issued by Showmax 28 May 2020

Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa Month
Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa MonthArticle

The borders are closed, but that doesn't mean you can't explore your continent this Africa Day, thanks to this starter guide to classic African films on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 27 May 2020

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax nowArticle

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street...

Issued by Showmax 26 May 2020

The L Word is back - and Generation Q is already up for top LGBTIA+ awards
The L Word is back - and Generation Q is already up for top LGBTIA+ awardsArticle

The L Word: Generation Q, nominated for a 2020 Queerty Award for Best TV Series and a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series, is now streaming first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 25 May 2020

The Magicians: Escape the pandemic to the magical land of Fillory
The Magicians: Escape the pandemic to the magical land of FilloryArticle

The fifth and final season of The Magicians is now available to binge first on Showmax. Season 5 has a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and is "without a doubt a satisfying conclusion to an amazing five-year series," according to TV Fanatic...

Issued by Showmax 22 May 2020

Andrea Savage's comedy, I'm Sorry, is the couch therapy you need right now
Andrea Savage's comedy, I'm Sorry, is the couch therapy you need right nowArticle

Season 2 of I'm Sorry is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for all of us who feel like we either need to laugh or cry right now...

Issued by Showmax 21 May 2020

Nedbank launches Avo, its new e-commerce "super app"
Nedbank launches Avo, its new e-commerce "super app"Article

Nedbank has revealed its new digital platform Avo. Described as a "super app", Avo will provide customers with access to online shopping and other essential services...

19 May 2020

#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and elegance
#StartupStory: Haute Afrika embodies sophistication and eleganceArticle

Ten-year-old Gracia spent hours watching her seamstress grandmother make clothes. As she grew older, she became concerned about how people didn't like to wear African print designs...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 May 2020

A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A Country
A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A CountryArticle

The Guptagate documentary How To Steal A Country is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for the Freedom Day long weekend, with early reviews calling it "An excellent documentary, one of the best ever made in our country"...

Issued by Showmax 24 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

Johnny Breedt talks 'Sergio' on Netflix, Covid-19's effects on film industry
Johnny Breedt talks 'Sergio' on Netflix, Covid-19's effects on film industryArticle

Production designer and filmmaker Johnny Breedt talks about Sergio and how the coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted the entertainment industry...

Daniel Dercksen 21 Apr 2020

Rebuilding value in the arts during Covid-19
Rebuilding value in the arts during Covid-19Article

In the weeks since lockdown, there has been a marked proliferation of artistic content online. Much of the content, for better or worse, is free and uncurated. The rush reflects the persistence of vitality, an urgency to be productive and to maintain relevance in the flood of content available. We need to reassess where we place value in the arts, and how we acknowledge this value...

Rucera Seethal 15 Apr 2020

The 5 best local hits to stream now
The 5 best local hits to stream nowArticle

These are the five local hits to stream on Showmax now...

Issued by Showmax 15 Apr 2020

Showmax viewing trends during lockdown
Showmax viewing trends during lockdownArticle

The Covid-19 situation has significantly impacted viewing behaviour on Showmax with play events now more than double pre-crisis peaks...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 8 Apr 2020

Frustrated with slow internet speed? Here's why...
Frustrated with slow internet speed? Here's why...Article

It's important to know that there are thousands of people working online right now, which does constrain the internet...

Wayne Erradu 6 Apr 2020

Double the horror as fresh blood comes to Showmax
Double the horror as fresh blood comes to ShowmaxArticle

Two freaky new South African horror movies have just descended on Showmax: Jaco Bouwer's Rage and Beer Adriaanse's Parable...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 2 Apr 2020

Truth is stranger than fiction in documentary Three Identical Strangers
Truth is stranger than fiction in documentary Three Identical StrangersArticle

What if you had a secret sibling you never knew existed? What if you had two? The much-talked-about documentary movie, Three Identical Strangers, now streaming on Showmax, poses these questions and many more...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 31 Mar 2020

Controversial series imagines if Africa ruled the world
Controversial series imagines if Africa ruled the worldArticle

Noughts + Crosses is a controversial six-part BBC One series that has just started screening on Showmax and M-Net, with new episodes every Thursday night from 11.30pm...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 31 Mar 2020

Thought the #Somhale wedding was OTT, wait until you hear about the cakes!
Thought the #Somhale wedding was OTT, wait until you hear about the cakes!Article

A wedding cake hanging from the ceiling? What else would you expect from Somizi and Mohale...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 30 Mar 2020

Showmax unveils first original horror film, 'Rage'
Showmax unveils first original horror film, 'Rage'Article

South African streaming service, Showmax, has unveiled its first original horror film, Rage...

27 Mar 2020

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