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The Real Housewives of Durban now coming first and exclusive to Showmax

The Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD) will now launch first and exclusive to Showmax rather than 1Magic on 29 January 2021, with new episodes following every Friday...

Issued by Showmax 3 days ago

#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming

I'm not one to blow my own trumpet - well, not too much anyway - but all of the #BizTrends that I made last year came to fruition. A focus on independent artists, the rise of TikTok, the continued domination of streaming services - all featured prominently in shaping the global music scene...

By Tecla Ciolfi 7 Jan 2021

7 local highlights now on Showmax: From Moffie to 4 Africa Movie Academy Award-winners from SA

These are the seven local highlights currently streaming on Showmax: Moffie, Fiela Se Kind, Lebo M - Coming Home, The Letter Reader, Knuckle City, The Ghost and The House of Truth...

Issued by Showmax 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Innovation and collaboration will shape a more sustainable future for musicians

While Covid-19 has had a significant impact on many industries, musicians were one of the first casualties, as live performances - which represent the biggest and most sustainable income generator for many musicians - came to a complete halt...

By Lindani Ntsibande 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The year of creating a new age Disneyworld

With no gigs, concerts or tours for most of 2020, creatives have had to find another way to engage their audience and inevitably this has meant digital content creation. 2021 is the year we're going to see a considerable shift in creators becoming deliberate content creators and curators...

By Siya Metane 6 Jan 2021

The top South African series on Netflix in 2020

Streaming giant Netflix has released South African viewing habits for the year, along with the most popular South African content on the platform...

By Wiehahn Diederichs 28 Dec 2020

The top Reddit posts and topics of 2020

Reddit is undeniably one of the most popular and insightful websites to have graced the internet. Recently, it unveiled its 'Reddit's 2020 Year in Review', which highlights "the communities and conversations that brought Reddit users together in 2020?...

By Wiehahn Diederichs 24 Dec 2020

TikTok year-end rewind, favourite moments from 2020

In its second annual 'Year-end rewind', TikTok reveals the most impactful creators, celebs, effects, challenges and songs that brought happiness and comfort to its vibrant and creative community in South Africa...

17 Dec 2020

YouTube's top-performing advertisements in SA for 2020

YouTube has announced a list of the top-performing advertisements on the platform in South Africa for 2020, with Sensodyn taking the top spot...

17 Dec 2020

African films and series that made waves internationally in 2020

Zog, The Snail and the Whale, Rafiki, Moffie, Buddha in Africa, Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It and more...

Issued by Showmax 15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

From a Tiger King to an Octopus Teacher - Netflix reveals what South Africans watched in 2020

Netflix reveals the films and series South Africans have been watching in 2020 - a year in which we've spent more time on the streaming platform.

10 Dec 2020

Will livestreaming become the next step in influencer marketing?

2020 has changed the world in more ways than one, and with digital communications moving faster than ever before, many of us are questioning if it's just a phase or if it will stick around?

By Amelia Neate 10 Dec 2020

Joox brings premium entertainment with SA's best artists this festive season

Joox is closing off the year by making available a whopping nine live concerts from nine artists to users this festive season...

Issued by Joox 7 Dec 2020



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