September is turning into a great month for comedians Tsitsi Chiumya and Phil De Lange.
Season three of The Magicians, Syfy's cult adult fantasy series, is now first and only on Showmax. If you're late to what The Verge describes as "one of the most consistently entertaining shows on TV."
The filming of Uzalo has abruptly ceased with production that has shut down on the set of one of the SABC and South Africa's biggest and most-watched TV shows. This comes after the South African public broadcaster's failure to pay producers. by Thinus Ferreira
Hlubi Mboya is bursting back on television in the new local drama series, The Docket, on SABC3 in which the actress, known for her iconic role as Nandipha in Isidingo, leads an elite, fictional crime-fighting unit called The Ravens as the only woman in a high-stakes, high-adrenalin team.
Stand-up comedians Esther Povitsky (aka Little Esther) and Benji Aflalo co-write, co-star and executive produce Alone Together, about Esther and Benji, misfit platonic best friends who want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles.
'Reverie', a new sci-fi procedural, is now available to binge, first on Showmax in Africa. The series is named after a customisable and immersive virtual reality experience that scans users' memories and social media footprints to help them bring their dreams to life.
"The idea of looking at a dynastic family just felt really appropriate right now," says director Adam McKay of 'Succession,' now streaming exclusively on Showmax in Africa. "We're seeing wealth skyrocket in a way we've never seen before."
If you're late to one of the most popular rom-coms on Showmax, Younger is the story of single-mom Liza Miller (Tony winner Sutton Foster, who was nominated for a Critics Choice Award this year for the role).
This July, Showmax is releasing another strong lineup of South African classics, from hit telenovelas to award-winning prison dramas, from SAFTA-winning cooking shows and wildlife documentaries to hard-hitting feature films about xenophobia. Here are five local and lekker highlights worth your data: