What You Can Look Forward to From BBC in January 2019

Here’s all the juicy shows that will be premiering on BBC Earth, Lifestyle and Brit next year:  Gordon, Gino and Fred: The Ultimate Road Trip (Tuesday 1st January at 20:00 – BBC Lifestyle) Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix hit the road to find out which of their countries does it best and immerse themselves […]

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 are nine highlights to add […]

Josh Hutcherson stars in hit sci-fi comedy Future Man now on Showmax

PRESS RELEASE Future Man – labeled “the perfect comedy/science-fiction hybrid” by Den of Geek – is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa. MTV, Teen Choice and People’s Choice winner Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) stars as Josh Futturman, a janitor whose only claim to fame is his skill at Biotic Wars, a dystopian video game so […]

Set in Yemen in the sixties, shot in South Africa: Stream The Last Post Now

PRESS RELEASE Shot in South Africa with Film Afrika, The Last Post is a six-part BBC One series set against the backdrop of the creation of an independent Yemen: a close-up view of army life set in the heat, glamour and extreme danger of Aden in the swinging sixties. As The New York Times wrote, “The fall of […]

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 and new intern at a […]

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House of Cards, Trevor Noah and What Else is Coming to Netflix SA in November 2018

From Orson Welles’ previously unreleased final film as well as the accompanying documentary to the final season of House of Cards spearheaded by Robin Wright, this November we are ready for Christmas movies, for laughs and for entertainment.  Here’s what’s coming to Netflix (click on links for the trailers): 1 November: Follow This season 1The Judgement 2 […]

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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 Post season 1Vanity Fair season […]

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BBC Lifestyle Gets A Makeover And More Revealed At BBC’s Upfronts

PRESS RELEASE BBC Studios in Africa revealed last week the vibrant and playful new look branding for BBC Lifestyle, channel 174, at its bi-annual Upfront event held in Johannesburg. The number one international lifestyle channel on DStv has a chic and contemporary new on-air look featuring a fresh set ofpalates, designs and objects around the […]

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 Bradshaw).  Tin Star tells the […]

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Check Out the First Look At BBC Earth’s Dynasties

BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) has an all-new five part mini-series, Dynasties, which will be released in coming months.  Presented by Sir David Attenborough, Dynasties follows the true stories of five of the world’s most celebrated, yet endangered animals. This exciting new series brings a bold, new level of real life drama to the natural history genre, revealing the complexities […]