Dazzling Frank Sinatra international hit show to tour South Africa in March 2019

PRESS RELEASE Frank Sinatra, one of music’s great icons, is all set to ignite the South African stage in 2019 in a dazzling big band international show, SINATRA AND ME, featuring celebrated British performer, Richard Shelton who has been described as “one of the world’s finest Sinatra interpreters”. Shelton is…

Showmax’s New Travel Show Has You Trippin’ With Skhumba

PRESS RELEASE Filming is underway on Showmax’s first travel show Trippin’ With Skhumba. In each 30-minute episode, the Comic’s Choice Comic of the Year 2017 will get down and dirty with a fellow South African comedian in their hometown, exploring places that won’t make any tourism brochures and stories that would…

Tonight on The Graham Norton Show: Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh and Noomi Rapace

PRESS RELEASE On The Graham Norton Show, airing Tuesday 5 February 2019 on BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) at 9pm,  Graham welcomes stars of screen and stage, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Kenneth Branagh, world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua, Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, funny man Greg Davies, and singer songwriter Claire Richards. Judi and Kenneth, talking about working together…


Nashville, Me Before You and Everything Else Coming to Showmax in January 2019

Since January always feels like the longest month of the year (when is payday, again?), Showmax brings you an absolute corker of a line-up to start 2019, with highly anticipated series you won’t find anywhere else, including the first Showmax original drama, and local gems such as kykNET’s brand-new Dwaalster…


Not in the Christmas spirit yet? Better Watch Out is the film for you

PRESS RELEASE Not in the Christmas spirit yet? Then Better Watch Out is the film for you. As Entertainment Weekly wrote, “If you want to gift yourself a holiday film that decks the halls with blood, this is one to put under the tree.” In this gleefully unhinged holiday horror-comedy, babysitter Ashley (Olivia DeJonge from The…

Matthew McConaughey, John Cena and Miley Cyrus This Week on Graham Norton

PRESS RELEASE On The Graham Norton Show, airing Tuesday 18 December on BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) at 9pm, Graham welcomes Oscar-winning Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey, professional wrestler turned actor John Cena, Oscar-nominated actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld, superstar chef Jamie Oliver and music guests Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus. Matthew, talking about his tough new film White Boy Rick, and asked about…

Steve Carrell, Michael B. Jordan on Graham Norton This Week

PRESS RELEASE On The Graham Norton Show, airing Tuesday 11 December on BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) at 9pm, Graham welcomes Oscar-nominated actor and comedian Steve Carell, national treasure Dawn French, Black Panther star Michael B Jordan, star of The Affair and Luther Ruth Wilson and singer songwriter Cheryl. Steve Carell, talking about his new movie, Welcome to Marwen, says, “It’s a difficult concept to…

Check Out The First Pics From Showmax’s New Original Drama

The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax’s first original drama, wrapped after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part whodunnit premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019. “Our first Original – last year’s light-hearted comedy Tali’s Wedding Diary – had the most successful launch day of any series on Showmax ever,”…

BBC First’s Luther Returns for Season 5 in January with Official Teaser

PRESS RELEASE BBC First is the home of the very best premium original British drama and comedy. The return of award winning British drama Luther starring People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, Idris Elba. Starting on 27 January on BBC First (DSTv 119), “It’s classic Luther,” says Elba. The fifth season promises more drama, higher stakes and major twists. See…


Watch The South African Feature Film, High Fantasy on Tour in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Currently showing at The Labia in Cape Town and making it’s way to The Bioscope Independent Theatre in Johannesburg, High Fantasy tells a story unlike any other. A group of young friends on a camping trip, deep in the South African countryside wake up to discover they’ve all swapped bodies. Stranded…

Stream TV’s Most Adult Show, The Girfriend Experience

PRESS RELEASE The first two seasons of The Girlfriend Experience, executive produced by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Traffic), are now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa. In season one, Christine Reade (Riley Keough from Mad Max: Fury Road and Magic Mike) is a second-year student at Chicago-Burnham Law School…


Luther, The Handmaid’s Tale and Everything Coming to Showmax SA in November 2018

From popular local films like Bunny Chow to international series like Luther, The Girlfriend Experience and The Handmaid’s Tale season 2, Showmax SA has a range of interesting entertainment to keep you enthralled in November.  Check out the full list here:  1 November The Girlfriend Experience season 1 and 2Future Man season 1Rise season 1The Last…


Doctor Who, Dirty Dancing And Everything Coming to Showmax in September 2018

Entering Spring, this September we have plenty keeping us busy on Showmax with plenty of firsts in South Africa, such as Doctor Who season 10, LA to Vegas, and The Magicians season 3.  03 September LA To VegasThe Magicians S3Impastor S1-2Casual S3MosaicMistresses S1-4Playing House S2Southside With YouTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S3Sri Lanka vs. SA TestCricket…

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