Six Reasons You Should Be Watching Vikings

The second half of Vikings season five is now streaming first and only on Showmax, with new episodes coming weekly every Thursday, express from the US. Here are six reasons you should be watching HISTORY’s breakthrough drama. You’ll rethink everything you know about vikings As Africans, we should know better than to trust histories written by the victors. As […]

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,” says Candice Fangueiro, head of […]

Nicole Kidman, Stephen Fry and More This Week on Graham Norton

On The Graham Norton Show, airing Tuesday 4 December on BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) at 9pm, Graham welcomes Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, actor and writer Stephen Fry, comedian Joe Lycett, Olympic and Tour de France cycling champion Geraint Thomas and pop superstars Take That. Nicole, talking about her latest film, Destroyer, says, “It’s really a tough, gritty film, which is something I’d never done and […]

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 what else is coming to […]

Sir Ian McKellen, Carey Mulligan and Michael Buble Join Graham Norton Next Week

PRESS RELEASE On The Graham Norton Show, airing Tuesday 27 November on BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) at 9pm, Graham welcomes star of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen, singing star Michael Bublé, Oscar-nominated Carey Mulligan and Kingsman star Taron Egerton. Michael, talking about his new single and album after a two-year hiatus, says, “My family has been through a lot and there is enough […]

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 […]