Tag Archives: ShowMax

Showmax and CANAL+ announce first Kenyan Original series

Showmax and CANAL+ have begun production on Crime & Justice, a gritty police procedural and legal show set in Nairobi. Crime & Justice features a heavy-weight cast with Sarah Hassan (Plan B, How to Find a Husband) and Alfred Munyua (Poacher, The First Grader, Sense8) starring as Makena and Silas, the two detectives at the [...]

ShowMax to air NTV shows in Kenya

MultiChoice Kenya has signed a new partnership deal with Nation Media Group (NMG) to start broadcasting NTV programs on the digital platform, ShowMax. According to NMG Chief Executive Stephen Gitagama, the partnership will enhance the relationship between MultiChoice and NMG. ShowMax is a digital platform that offers entertainment shows. Audiences are able to stream or [...]

Showmax launches free streaming in South Africa

Showmax has introduced a subscription-free streaming service in South Africa. Showmax Free features a hand-picked content slate that gives customers an opportunity to sample some of Showmaxs award-winning entertainment. At launch, titles on the service include local movies, series and sports shows. Users will be able stream movies and binge-watch the first few episodes of [...]

New reality series to air on Showmax in 2021

Uthando Lodumo, new reality series will feature celebrity couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha and will showcase on Showmax early 2021. The series is being produced by SAFTA winner Thomas Gumede and SAFTA nominee Lungile Radu. The focus will be on sensitive topics like gender-based violence and how to overcome relationship challenges. The producers are inviting [...]

MultiChoice and MTN announced new partnership in Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a new partnership with MTN MoMo by allowing all MultiChoice users to pay for Showmax and Showmax Pro subscriptions by using the mobile money payment options. According to Colin Asiimwe, the Head of Marketing at MultiChoice Uganda Our commitment to continually drive value, proximity and access to great entertainment remains unwavering. [...]

Big Brother Naija becomes most-watched show on Showmax

Showmax recently stated that the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on the platform. According to a statement from Showmax, The Big Brother Naija Lockdown which started July 19, 2020 had already broken a Showmax live-streaming record and become the most-watched live entertainment content ever on the [...]