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Netflix Announces First African Original Series Starring Pearl Thusi

Netflix, who are well-known for their international original series, has commissioned its’ first African series, Queen Sono starring Pearl Thusi. Queen Sono will be about a South African secret agent who fights crime while dealing with issues in her personal life. The title role will be played by veteran South African…

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Indie Thriller Berlin Syndrome Now Streaming On Showmax

PRESS RELEASE Berlin Syndrome is now streaming first and only on Showmax, continuing the platform’s run of exclusive, critically acclaimed arthouse hit films like Rawand A Ghost Story, two of critic aggregator Rotten Tomatoes’ highest rated films of 2017. While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photographer Clare (Teresa Palmer from I Am Number Four and Warm Bodies) meets Andi…

The World Music Artists For the MTN Bushfire 2019 Have Been Announced

PRESS RELEASE MTN Bushfire is more than a festival, it’s a living, breathing ecosystem deeply rooted in African soil, yet inclusive and welcoming to guests from all over the world. This uniquely African, and yet globally infused festival experience welcomes thousands in an atmosphere of tolerance and passionate commitment to…

Noem My Skollie, Vaselinetjie and 7 Other Films That Are Available to Stream on Showmax

PRESS RELEASE Based on the continued success of local content on its platform, Showmax has been ramping up its catalogue with a steady stream of South African classics recently, from Oscar entries Noem My Skollie and Thina Sobabili to two-time International Emmy nominee Is’Thunzi to Vaya, which was recently released in the USA by Ava DuVernay’s Array. Here…

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Jeannie D To Find Her Biggest Fan On Tropika Smoooth Fan This Week

PRESS RELEASE In last week’s exciting episode of Tropika Smoooth Fan, Nyeleti Mosothoane was crowned Letoya Makhene’s smooothest fan. This week, Afternoon Express presenter Jeannie D will find her biggest fan as the country’s ultimate celebrity quiz show continues. Jeannie D is an incredibly talented television personality best known for…

Tim Roth Shines in BBC First’s Tin Star

PRESS RELEASE The wait is finally over, BBC First fans can now take full control of the remote and binge watch their favourite ‘bad cop’ Chief Jim Worth as thrilling drama Tin Star comes to screens this October. The 10-part series, set in the majestic Canadian Rockies, stars Tim Roth (as Jim Worth) and Christina Hendricks (as Elizabeth…

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Here’s Where You Can Stream The Creepiest Show This Halloween

PRESS RELEASE With Halloween less than a month away, start getting in the mood by binge-watching Channel Zero: The No-End House, the second installment of the acclaimed anthology series, where each season is based on a ‘creepypasta’ – a term for horror-related legends passed around the internet. The first season followed Mike Painter’s…

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6 Reasons You Should Be Watching Harlots

PRESS RELEASE Season two of Harlots, Hulu’s critically acclaimed series about warring brothels in 18th-Century Georgian England, is now first and only on Showmax. If you’re late to the show that Variety described as “Downton Abbey meets Game of Thrones,” Harlots follows Margaret Wells as she struggles to reconcile her roles as brothel owner and mother to daughters…

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Meet The Award-Winning Cast of ‘Trevor Noah presents Nationwild’ and Watch The Trailer

From the South African Comic Choice Awards to the Emmy Awards, September is an important time for comedy. And one of the biggest highlights is Trevor Noah presents NationWild, a 13-part comedy showcase coming to Showmax this Heritage Day, 24 September 2018. Trevor handpicked all 13 comedians featured. Each episode features…

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