Tag Archives: ShowMax

Showmax confirmed new season of TV series ‘Abomama’

Showmax took to Twitter during the weekend to share the promotional post for the new content expected on the streaming service’s platform. The post also served to confirm that streaming platform has finally made the second season of Mzansi Magic’s Abomama season two available. On Sunday, September 26 2021, the show concluded the second season’s [...]

Showmax coming up with new Ghanaian shows in October

Showmax is set to release new ghanaian tv shows during the month of October on its streaming platform. Ghanaian viewers will be able to enjoy the new season of Inside Out where Sorayas life is about to be even more complicated with the return of her sworn enemy, Maafio (played by Roselyn Ngissah), who rises [...]

Showmax released preview of new season of Black Tax

Showmax took to Twitter on September 29, to share the first look of the upcoming season of Black Tax. For the month of September 2021, Showmax, along with BET Africa, have been on a promotional campaign ahead of the airing of their jointly-produced original comedy series. Lead actress, Jo-Anne Reyneke is reprising her role as [...]

Analyzing Netflix’s attempts to tap the African market

According to Dataxis latest research, Showmax and Netflix are the dominant players in the SVOD market with a market share of 31.6% and 29.7% of subscribers respectively. The recent launch of a free offer in Kenya illustrates the change in Netflixs strategy to address the African markets peculiarities. On the other hand, Apple TV and [...]

Showmax unveiled TV shows collection for Heritage Day in South Africa

This Heritage Month, Showmax subscribers will be able to celebrate South African stories and talents in a collection of movies, comedy and documentaries that tell fascinating tales of the complicated, beautiful land of South Africa. Most of these are also available to South Africans living abroad in many countries. As from September 24, viewers can [...]

Showmax launched new original film titled ‘Goodbye Gogo’

Media personality Minnie Dlamini and her husband Quinton Jones are bringing compelling African stories to the screen with a new film titled Goodbye Gogo. The movie has dropped just in time for Heritage Day. Goodbye Gogo is already available on Showmax and has Quinton and Minnie both as co-writers and executive producers, it tells the [...]

Showmax released new local film titled ‘Umakoti Wethu’

Showmax shared via Twitter on September 22, a post detailing the expected new content for the month of September 2021. The post also served to confirm that as part of the Heritage Month-themed content, it has made the locally produced film, Umakoti Wethu, available. The film’s debut on the platform also marks Nozipho Nkelemba’s directorial [...]

Showmax announces new Kenyan series titled ‘Famous’

Showmax announced a new series Famous created and directed by renowned music director Enos Olik to premiere exclusively on the streaming service. Famous is a 10-part musical drama produced by Oliks production company, EOP Films. The show is set around three young artists Nyota, Magic and Nikita as they navigate the intricate music [...]

Showmax reveals new original series titled ‘Blood Psalms’

Showmaxs Blood Psalms, announced in 2020, was set to be released in 2021 and it is finally here! A co-production with Canal+ International, Showmax Original Blood Psalms is an epic series based on ancient African mythology.Shot in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng, Blood Psalms chronicles the rise to power of a fierce teenaged princess, Zazi [...]