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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 […]

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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 growing obsession with the children’s […]

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Glenn Howerton is Your New Favourite Teacher on A.P. Bio on Showmax

Press Release In A.P. Bio, now first and only on Showmax, Glenn Howerton (Dennis from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia) stars as Jack Griffin,  a disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar who’s forced to return to Toledo, Ohio, and work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher. As he comes crashing into Whitlock High School (literally), Jack […]

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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 Charlotte and Lucy – while […]

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Get Into Shape With BBC First and ‘Our Girl’s Michelle Keegan

PRESS RELEASE ‘’It was a combination of mental grit and physical stamina to prepare for the role of Lance Corporal Georgie Lane,’’ said Michelle Keegan, star of the hit series Our Girl, which is now in its third season on BBC First. This suspense-filled military drama sees her take charge in a role she describes […]

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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 a short introductory set by […]

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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 MilestonesPhil 101 S1AbrahamPro DieSuurlemonNecktie YouthShepherds […]

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Hit mermaid horror ‘Siren’ now streaming first on Showmax

PRESS RELEASE “On ‘Siren,‘ The Little Mermaid grows up and fights back.” Refinery29 The number one ranked new cable drama for young adults in the USA, according to Freeform 94% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes ”’The Vampire Diaries’ for mermaids” Forbes Zimbabwean-South African actress Sibongile Mlambo  (‘Teen Wolf,’ ‘Lost in Space’) stars as a mermaid • Now […]