1. SHOWMAX FAVOURITE: ‘EUPHORIA’ SEASON TWO
Sam Levinson’s ground-breaking, adults-only hit series stars Zendaya as teen addict Rue. Her performance made her the youngest ever actress to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, not to mention the People’s Choice Award for Favourite Drama TV Star, among other accolades. Trans superstar Hunter Schafer and 2021 AP Breakthrough Entertainer Sydney Sweeney (The White Lotus) lead the impressive supporting cast.
2. ‘RAISED BY WOLVES’ SEASON TWO 2 READY TO BINGE ON SHOWMAX
As of today (4 February) you can binge three episodes of the series but there will be new episodes every Friday.
Season two of the biggest series ever filmed in Cape Town sees android partners Mother and Father, with their brood of six human children, join a newly formed atheistic colony in Kepler 22 b’s mysterious tropical zone. Look out for South African star Kim Engelbrecht (Reyka) as Decima this season.
3. ‘DEXTER: NEW BLOOD’
Set 10 years after Dexter went missing amid Hurricane Laura, Dexter: New Blood finds everyone’s favourite serial killer living under an assumed name in the small town of Iron Lake, New York. Dexter may be embracing his new life, but in the wake of unexpected events in this close-knit community, his Dark Passenger beckons…
4. ‘THE GOOD FIGHT’ SEASON FIVE
In the fifth season of The Good Fight, Diane questions whether it’s appropriate for her to help run an African American law firm with Liz, after the firm loses two top lawyers. Meanwhile, Marissa and the firm become entangled with Hal Wackner, a regular Chicagoan who decides to open his own courtroom in the back of a copy shop.
5. SHOWMAX FAVOURITE: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE SEASON EIGHT
Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows the exploits of the hilarious Detective Jake Peralta and his diverse, lovable colleagues as they police the NYPD’s 99th Precinct.
6. NEW ON SHOWMAX: ‘TRANSPLANT’ SEASON ONE
Transplant centres on Bashir “Bash” Hamed – a refugee of the Syrian Civil War who’s trying to rebuild his career as a doctor in the ER unit at the fictional York Memorial Hospital in Toronto.
7. ‘4400’ READY TO BINGE ON SHOWMAX
Over the past hundred years, 4400 overlooked, undervalued, or otherwise marginalised people vanished without a trace. Now they’ve all been returned in an instant, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to them.
8. ‘B POSITIVE’ READY TO BINGE ON SHOWMAX
B Positive revolves around Drew – a therapist and newly divorced dad. He needs a kidney donor when he runs into Gina (Annaleigh Ashford) – a rough-around-the-edges woman from his past who volunteers her own. Together, they form an unlikely and life-affirming friendship as they begin a journey that will forever impact both of their lives.
9. ‘C.B. STRIKE: LETHAL WHITE’
Based on the best-selling novel by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling), C.B. Strike: Lethal White stars Tom Burke (Orson Welles in Mank) as private detective Cormoran Strike, a former Special Investigation Branch investigator and war veteran.
10. ‘A.P. BIO’ SEASON FOUR
When Harvard professor Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) fails to get his dream job, he reluctantly moves back to Ohio to work as a high school Advanced Placement Biology teacher, but he makes one thing clear—he will not be teaching one bit of biology. With a room full of honour roll students at his disposal, he uses the kids for his own benefit while Principal Durbin (Emmy winner Patton Oswalt) struggles to control the force of nature that is Jack Griffin.
11. ‘ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK S2: CURSE OF THE SHADOWS’
The Midnight Society returns with a new set of storytellers, and a terrifying new tale about a cursed seaside town that’s being haunted by a mysterious figure named the Shadowman.
12. ‘JOHN WAYNE GACY: DEVIL IN DISGUISE’
The series follows the chilling story of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers, as told through the words of Gacy himself, those who were forever changed by his unspeakable deeds, and those who believe that the full truth remains concealed to this day.