New to Showmax? Here are 5 shows to start watching right now

More and more people are binge-watching series on streaming services like Showmax. It’s the way the world is moving.

This is why DStv has partnered with Showmax to offer all DStv Premium customers Showmax’s extensive catalogue of TV shows.

DStv Premium customers already have the freshest local and international content first on DStv and can now get boxsets of previous seasons from Showmax as well as new and exclusive series, worth R99 per month, at no charge.  

In addition to getting access to Showmax’s catalogue of more than 25 000 TV show episodes and movies via the DStv Explora decoder, DStv Premium customers will also be able to access Showmax via the DStv Now app, as well as their PC, laptop, mobile device, media player or smart TV.

This is a great way to discover and watch a series from the very beginning – watching previous seasons on Showmax and then catching the latest season fresh on DStv.

Showmax is also home to new shows that can’t be seen anywhere else.

5 sensational shows, first on Showmax

If you’re a DStv Premium subscriber who has just taken advantage of this deal, here are some of the series exclusive to Showmax that you should consider watching first:

This acclaimed series sees Pius XIII, the first American Pope (Jude Law), steering a sinister new path for the Church. Diane Keaton plays Sister Mary, the nun who raised him.

  1. The Young Pope

  1. Taboo

Brace yourself for a gritty, gruesome and irresistibly dark drama with an oustanding performance by Tom Hardy.

  1. Younger

From the creators of Sex and the City comes a fresh new comedy about doing whatever it takes to thrive as a fortysomething woman in the modern world. Even if it means pretending not to be a fortysomething woman.

  1. Kingdom

This gripping MMA drama starring Nick Jonas sees a family of fighters struggling to keep their gym afloat.

  1. Harlots

Sex, revenge and cunning are everywhere in this raunchy show about an 18th century London brothel, described by Variety as “Think Downton Abbey meets Game of Thrones”.

Mr Robot S3 to premiere on Showmax

In October, the third season of Mr Robot will be added weekly, fresh from the US.

What’s more is that all seven seasons of Game of Thrones will also be available.

The Showmax subscription gives customers access to two concurrent streams on different devices, so parents can watch their shows on the big screen while the kids watch cartoons on their tablet.

Showmax also gives customers the option to download up to 25 TV shows and movies to their smartphone or tablet for viewing later – perfect for long road trips and flights.

How to add Showmax to your DStv account

To add Showmax to your DStv account, sign up to Showmax and select ‘DStv add to account’ as your payment method.

Enter your DStv login details (Connect ID) and start watching your favourite shows right away.

How to change payment method as an existing customer

If you have a credit, cheque card or Paypal subscription, simply login to your Showmax account and change your payment method to ‘DStv add to account’.

If you have added your Showmax subscription to another partner account or bill, you will need to cancel the current payment method and then reactivate by selecting ‘DStv add to account’.

For more information or to sign up, visit the Showmax website.

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