Tag Archives: ShowMax

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 [...]

Showmax & Jetpack Distribution partnered to bring over 150 hours of content to Africa

Showmax has sealed a major deal with UK-based Jetpack Distribution for a package of over 150 hours of kids content covering Sub-Saharan Africa. The shows will include Kitty Is Not A Cat; Rainbow, Butterfly, Unicorn, Kitty; The Barefoot Bandits; Talking Tom and Friends; Jamies Got Tentacles; Beccas Bunch; Yoko; Our Family; The Baby Club; Pop [...]

SVOD platform Showmax to provide SuperSport content in Africa

Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand platform in sub-Saharan Africa, has rolled out a new service which will include sports content from its sister company, pay-television broadcaster SuperSport. Showmax Pro will offer the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro will include all English Premier League, Italian Serie A, [...]

Showmax adds Moonbug content in South Africa

Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun, values-based content for kids, has announced a partnership with Showmax, with five Moonbug titles will be available in 56 markets. Moonbug shows arriving on Showmax include: Little Baby Bum, Morphle, Gecko’s Garage, The Sharksons and Supa Strikas (seasons 1-5, 65 episodes). “We have been focused [...]

Showmax adds live news on its platform

DStv Now announced that 24-hour news channels will be available on its platform to everyone amid the on-going coronavirus pandemic. Showmax confirmed in a statement that BBC World News, CNN, Sky News, SABC News, Newzroom Afrika, Al Jazeera, and Euronews would now also be available to stream live on its platform. Both subscribers and non-subscribers [...]

Africa Magic’s reality TV show ‘Ultimate Love’ now available on Showmax

Africa Magics romantic reality show Ultimate Love is now available on Showmax; the nomination show goes straight to Showmax after broadcasting every Sunday night, and theres also a weekly recap episode that follows the most exciting events of the week. This allows viewers who are not in Nigeria to follow the show. Ultimate Love highlights 16 love guests [...]

The Snail and the Whale now available on Showmax

The latest South African animation, The Snail and the Whale, is now streaming for the first time in Africa via Showmax. Animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish for Magic Light Pictures, The Snail and the Whale premiered on BBC One over the Christmas period to four-star reviews and more than 7.5 million viewers.  This is the story of a [...]