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Watch Madam and Mercy on Showmax.
Watch Madam and Mercy on Showmax.
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Whether you’re looking for HBO series, Mzansi favourites or action movies, streaming service Showmax has a unique combination of hit African content, first and exclusive international series, the best children’s shows, and live news and sport, all with zero ads. 

Don’t miss out on the chance to get Showmax for three months for only R149, instead of R99 a month. That's a 50% discount. Get the deal now. The deal is valid until June 30 2020. 

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Stream the best local productions

From long-running soapies like The River and The Queen to hot reality shows like Madam and Mercy, coming express from Mzansi Magic, there are plenty of local highlights on Showmax. Binge all of Somizi & Mohale: The Union, relive both seasons of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, or watch local movies like the hilarious Matwetwe, which was directed by Kagiso Lediga (Queen Sono) and executive produced by Black Coffee.

All the Afrikaans content you want

If it’s Afrikaans content you’re after, Showmax has everything from hit movies like Kanarie, Skemerson and Die Seemeeu, starring Sandra Prinsloo and Marius Weyers, to soapies like Getroud met Rugby and Binnelanders. Plus, there are lifestyle shows like Jan, starring SA’s own Michelin-starred chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen. 

The real deal 

Those who like their entertainment factual are also not forgotten. Local documentaries like How to Steal a Country (coming first to Showmax on April 23) and Whispering Truth to Power, about former public protector Thuli Madonsela, give a window into the inner workings of SA. And did you know you can now stream eight news channels live, from SABC News to CNN to BBC World News? 

International gems 

There are of course also thousands of international movies and series to choose from. 

New in April is the fourth season of Issa Rae’s funny, sharp Insecure, and The Outsider, a new series based on the novel by Stephen King and coming express to Showmax from M-Net from April 23. Movie buffs will love the selection of films from art house to action, featuring Hollywood’s biggest names. It’s all waiting to stream at a bargain price. 

More about Showmax

For a single monthly fee, get unlimited access. Start and stop when you want, and cancel anytime – there’s no contract.

Stream Showmax using apps for smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers, media players and gaming consoles. Manage data consumption using the bandwidth capping feature.

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This article was paid for by Showmax.

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