Showmax : New Favourites Coming To Your Small Screen This August

Showmax can do no wrong lately, not only did were they available in South Africa before Netflix, the company has also recently passed the 10 million views milestone, an impressive feat for a service which is less than a year old.

Showing no signs of slowing down, the company is adding some of your favourite shows and movies to their content lineup in August. 

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Mr. Robot Season 1


From the producers of True Detective, Mr. Robot follows Elliot, a young and brilliant programmer who has perfected the art of computer hacking.

Cast: Rami Malek, Christian Slater

Planned Release Date: 05/08


Downton Abbey Season 6


We return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season of this internationally acclaimed hit drama series.

Cast: Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan

Planned Release Date: 01/08


The Late Late Show With James Corden Season 2


Season 2 of the Emmy-nominated late night talk show returns with episodes fresh from the US including all the viral Carpool Karaoke segments with superstar celebrities.

Cast: James Corden

Planned Release Date: Daily 


Hustle Season 1


A motley group of London con artists pull off a series of daring and intricate stings.

Cast: Robert Glenister, Robert Vaughn, Rob Jarvis, Adrian Lester

Planned Release Date: 08/08


The Office Season 1 – Season 2

The Office

A hilarious mockumentary about a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behaviour and tedium. Starring the comedy genius Steve Carell.

Cast: Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Planned Release Date: 10/08


Switched at Birth Season 1 – Season 4


Two teenage girls’ lives are turned upside down when they find out they were switched at birth.

Cast: Katie Leclerc, Vanessa Marano

Planned Release Date: 12/08



The Affair Season 2

The Affair

A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives.

Cast: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson, Maura Tierney

Planned Release Date: 15/08


Ballers Season 1

Ballers 1

A comedy drama centered around a group of football players and their families, friends  and handlers.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry

Planned Release Date: 17/08


The Flash Season 1


Barry Allen wakes up nine months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super-speed. Barry becomes “The Flash” and fights crime in Central City.

Cast: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Tom Cavanagh

Planned Release Date: 19/08


Shameless Season 5

Shameless S5

We join the dysfunctional Gallagher family for a fifth season. Dad is a drunk and his six children have to do what they can do cope with the hardships of life.  

Cast: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Ethan Cutkosky

Planned Release Date: 19/08


The Following Season 3 

The Following


A brilliant and charismatic psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

Cast: Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy

Planned Release Date: 22/08



The Big Bang Theory Season 8


We join Leonard, Sheldon and their equally socially awkward friends, Wolowitz and Koothrappali for an eighth season – not forgetting their beautiful, aspiring actress neighbour Penny.

Cast: Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco

Planned Release Date: 22/08


Shades of Blue Season 1

Shades of Blue

Harlee Santos, a single mother and New York police officer, is forced to work in the FBI’s anti-corruption task force while dealing with her own financial problems.

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta

Planned Release Date: 24/08


House of Lies Season 3


Armed with sharp suits, quick wit and a remarkable skill for persuasion, the brilliant Marty and his winning team charm corporate fat cats into closing huge deals while spending a fortune.

Cast: Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell

Planned Release Date: 26/08


Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 3


Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn’s 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer.

Cast: Andy Samberg, Dirk Blocker

Planned Release Date: 26/08


Everybody Loves Raymond Season 1 – Season 9

Everybody Loves Raymond

The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.

Cast:Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts

Planned Release Date: 29/08

*Release Dates May Vary


Game of Thrones Season 6


Jon Snow’s corpse is found by Ser Davos. Thorne assumes command of the Watch. At Winterfell, Ramsay mourns for Myranda, while Sansa and Theon escape through the woods.

Cast: Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage

Planned Release Date: 31/08


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