This July on Showmax in Kenya – Taboo, Undercover, Being Mary Jane and Mr Speaker Sir

Showmax is turning up the heat as it moves into the second half of the year, with over 50 new titles coming to the platform this month. Showmax now has first and exclusives like Taboo and new episodes of Kingdom from US, which subscribers can only see on the platform.

Showmax’s got HBO’s Westworld, The Night Of, South Park and Being Mary Jane. Plus an incredible comedy line up with Key and Peele, Whitney Cummings and Amy Schumer.
There’s quite literally something for everyone: You can check it out here:

NEW SERIES

Revenge S1 – S4
Scandal and betrayal destroyed her family. So when Emily Thorne secretly returns to the wealthy enclave of the Hamptons, she has only one thing on her mind: Revenge.
Planned release date: 03/07

Westworld S1
Where do you draw the line between life and artificial intelligence? Prepare to have your mind blown in this incredible and unnerving show about man versus the machines we build.
Planned release date: 06/07

Being Mary Jane S1 – S3
Mary Jane is a successful television anchor, with all the glitz and glamour that goes with fame. But she needs something more to fulfil her life.
Planned release date: 17/07

Kingdom (New episodes) – FIRST & ONLY ON SHOWMAX
The smash hit MMA fighting series taking the US by storm is available exclusively on Showmax with newest episodes added just 24 hours after airing in the States.
Planned release date: 06/07

Taboo – FIRST ON SHOWMAX
Adventurer James Delaney, thought to be dead, returns to 19th-Century London to claim his inheritance. But, in this nail-biting series, his enemies have no idea how cunningly dangerous Delaney is.
Planned release date: 10/07

South Park S19, 20
No topic is taboo in South Park, the long-running animated series that always goes where others wouldn’t dare!
Planned release date: 10/07

Undercover
Stay on the edge of your seat as a lawyer tries to right a miscarriage of justice, while her husband does everything to keep the truth hidden.
Planned release date: 13/07

Thicker Than Water: The Tankards
Ambition, wealth and religion all come together with the Tankards, a close family of music producers and entrepreneurs. But success does not come easily when relatives are involved!
Planned release date: 13/07

The Night Of S1
The fate of a student accused of murder may not lie in the hands of his lawyer, but of a fellow inmate, in this unmissable mystery thriller.
Planned release date: 17/07

MTV Shuga S1 – 4
Diverse countries in Africa provide the perfect backdrop for this ensnaring drama about young people on the continent and the real problems they face on the road to a better future.
Planned release date: 20/07

Real Husbands of Hollywood S1 – S3
Kevin Hart leads this hilarious spoof on reality shows, showing how he and his friends navigate the difficult world of being wealthy and bored in Hollywood.
Planned release date: 24/07

NEW MOVIES

Next
A Vegas magician uses his ability to see in the future to cheat at gambling. The FBI realises his talent could help find a terrorist nuke before it detonates.
Planned release date: 03/07

Soul Plane
Nashaw goes through the plane trip from hell, so he successfully sues the airline. Awarded millions, he decides to open his own hip-hop themed air travel service.
Planned release date: 06/07

School of Rock
Desperate for cash, Dewey takes a job teaching music at an exclusive private school. But the academy is not ready for his unique brand of rock ‘n roll fury!
Planned release date: 10/07

Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story
She is one of the most successful authors of all time. But how did JK Rowling rise from living on benefits to creating the most popular wizard in living memory?
Planned release date: 13/07

Man About Town
Hotshot agent Jack keeps a tell-all diary of his exploits to save his marriage. When an author steals the book, he must do everything to get it back!
Planned release date: 17/07

Coraline
Coraline discovers a secret door in their new family home, with a dark secret behind it. Created by stop-motion genius Henry Selick, this is a must-see for animation fans!
Planned release date: 17/07

Blue Crush
Anne Marie hits the waves every day, intent on winning the upcoming Rip Masters competition. Then the hunky Matt appears and she becomes a little distracted…
Planned release date: 20/07

American Son
Being a soldier may have made him tougher. But during a four-day Thanksgiving visit, Mike has to confront the volatile family problems he tried to escape.
Planned release date: 20/07

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Step into this cult classic starring Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio, where a young man has to look after his incredibly dysfunctional family when a new love arrives…
Planned release date: 24/07

Babe
No story of a pig is better known than that of Babe, the oinker who showed the world that you should never judge a book by its cover!
Planned release date: 27/07

KIDS ADDITIONS

Dora The Explorer S5-S6 
Help Dora solve one of her great mysteries, along with her pal monkey Boots and her other friends in new seasons of this fun animated series!
Planned release date: 06/07

Dora & Friends S1 
Dora’s older now, and has a few new friends at school in the city of Playa Verde! More strange mysteries, fun adventures and hidden treasures await.
Planned release date: 10/07

All Grown Up S1 
The Rugrats have grown, but life is as crazy as ever! They may be older and wiser, but that only makes the gang’s adventures bigger and better!
Planned release date: 13/07

Haunted Hathaways 
The Hathaways move into a house to start a new life and open a bakery. But they didn’t bargain on the family of ghosts already living there!
Planned release date: 17/07

Aaah Real Monsters S1 
Ickis, Oblina and Krumm are in training at the Monster Academy. But that is only the beginning of their madcap adventures as they go outside and try to scare humans!
Planned release date: 17/07

Invader Zim S1 
The cult favourite cartoon series has arrived on Showmax! Join Zim as he and his robot Gir try to take over Earth … no matter how crazy the plan.
Planned release date: 20/07

True Jackson S1 
True Jackson may just be a teenager, but she is also in charge of a multinational youth clothing line! Fortunately, high school and corporate offices are not that different…
Planned release date: 20/07

NON-FICTION ADDITIONS

Club Land Eps 51-60 
Experience the passion, the hostility, the rivalry, the defeats and the victories of the greatest sports clubs in the world, from Football to Formula One.
Planned release date: 03/07

Kareem: Minority of One 
World champion, six times MVP and the all-time top scorer in the NBA: there is no other basketball player like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the focus of this unique documentary.
Planned release date: 06/07

Key & Peele S1 – 2
From white zombies to a face-off over the best hat, Key and Peele are back to take the world to pieces, one strange and brilliant comedy skit at a time.
Planned release date: 10/07

Total Combat Presents One Championship – Eps 17 to 20
No punches are pulled in the full contact world of MMA! Watch top athletes from the One Championship league battle to be crowned the best fighter of them all!
Planned release date: 13/07

Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
Comedy megastar Amy Schumer takes no hostages in her HBO special. An hour of comedy iron punches wrapped in a sassy and sharp velvet glove.
Planned release date: 13/07

Comedy Central Roast: James Franco
He can act, direct and rock the movie game. But can James Franco handle fiery comedy barbs from the likes of Sarah Silverman, Seth Rogan and Andy Samberg?
Planned release date: 17/07

Comedy Central Roast: Donald Trump
No matter how you feel about him, the 2011 roast of Donald Trump is a rare moment in comedy history as Snoop Dogg and guests make fun of the mogul.
Planned release date: 17/07

Comedy Central Roast: Justin Bieber
The brutal and brutally funny roasts of Comedy Central turn towards the pop star everyone loves to hate: Justin Bieber! Can he handle the burn and also dish it out?
Planned release date: 17/07

John Oliver: Terrifying Times
The popular television host and comedian takes to the stage, leaving the audience in stithces with his deadpan jokes about the state of the world.
Planned release date: 24/07

Whitney Cummings: I’m Your Girlfriend 
Dating, sex, porn and having more money than him … Master comedienne Whitney Cummings lays it all out in her hilarious stand-up special, filmed exclusively for HBO.
Planned release date: 27/07

LOCAL ADDITIONS

Music is Our Weapon
This film portrays the philosophy of SARABI, the most enthralling band in Kenya, who continue to build a bridge between all different social classes with their music.
Planned release date: 06/07

Mr Speaker Sir
This political satire is inspired by African parliamentary systems and the diversitiy of cultural differences that show up in speech, attitudes and interaction.
Planned release date: 10/07

Wamba
A mysterious and frightening disease starts to devastate communities in East Africa. Wamba lives in a neighbourhood where Aids is not well known and death is often associated with sorcery.
Planned release date: 10/07

Moyo
Shekuwe takes Asha as his second wife so he can buy land from her family, but his first wife does not like the new arrangement at all.
Planned release date: 13/07

Young Rich
Young Rich allows Kenya’s young entrepreneurial minds to share their rags-to-riches stories.
Planned release date: 13/07

Kampala Story
Apio and her mother rely on her father to send money via mobile from the city. When he suddenly stops, all hell breaks loose because her mother needs immediate surgery.
Planned release date: 13/07

New Beginnings
Sean wakes up from a five-year coma to find that his wife is now with his best friend, leading him to question what caused the coma in the first place.
Planned release date: 17/07

Katututura
The lives of ex-convict Dangi, gangster Shivago and Kondja, a teenager in a wheelchair who helps street children, collide in hopeful and brutal ways.
Planned release date: 20/07

Felistas Table
Felistas is cursed. She stinks and no one can stand to be near her. Then a witchdoctor finds a solution: a man can “inherit” the smell from her.
Planned release date: 20/07

Wrath
Frank was rich and Julia was poor, but this didn’t stop them falling in love. But when Julia dies in suspicious circumstances, all signs point to Frank.
Planned release date: 24/07

Get in the Kitchen
Kenya’s favourite sport, TV and music celebs go head to head to comically replicate meals made by professional chefs. Let’s see whether they’re worth their salt!
Planned release date: 27/07

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