This March 2019, here are the 19 new series to watch on Showmax




Showmax is the only place you’ll find the latest seasons of Ray Donovan, SMILF, Strike Back, Alone Together and Crashing, plus it’s the only streaming service that brings you all eight seasons of Suits to binge-watch! Plus there’s a whole whack of HBO content, from Barry to The Knick, and the latest season of Will & Grace. All series landed on 1 March, unless we’ve specified otherwise. Happy March, everyone!

Ray Donovan S6 | First on Showmax

Fixer to LA’s most powerful, Ray Donovan’s actions have caught up with him, sending him to New York where he’s attempting to rebuild his shattered life. How did he get here? Binge-watch Seasons 1 to 5 on Showmax to recap. Watch now »

Strike Back S6 | First on Showmax

The covert special-ops soldiers of the revived Section 20 uncover a conspiracy that threatens to push the world to the brink of global conflict. Seasons 1 to 5 are also on Showmax. Watch now »

Alone Together S2 | First on Showmax

These two misfits are friends with zero benefits. Ester wants to be a comedian, while Ben is a rich kid with shifting ambitions. As they muddle along together in LA, are they each other’s biggest cheerleaders or worst enemies? Watch now »

SMILF S2 | First on Showmax

Damaged but determined single mom Bridgette is more career-focused than ever in the dramatic second season. But there are laughs aplenty thanks to Bridgette’s questionable decision-making, her intrusive mom and out-of-touch boss. Planned release date: Monday, 25 March 2019.

Crashing S3 | First on Showmax

After catching his wife cheating, aspiring stand-up comedian Pete’s life is flipped upside down. Now homeless, he “crashes” on the couches of various funny people who help him go after his goal of telling jokes for a living. Catch up on Seasons 1 and 2 on Showmax. Watch now »

True Detective S3

Unanswered questions surrounding an unsolved crime, the disappearance of a brother and sister, re-emerge three decades later when retired case investigator Wayne Hays engages with a true-crime documentary producer. Planned release date: Friday, 8 March 2019.

My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend on Showmax
Elena, an elderly woman, has lost her closest friend, Lila, who’s mysteriously disappeared. She recounts their six-decade-long friendship, which began in 1950s Naples, by writing a story about their tumultuous relationship. New episodes land every Saturday. Planned release date: Saturday, 9 March 2019.

Suits S8B

Suits S8 on Showmax
Image: NBC

With the naming partner saga behind them, will Alex and Samantha put their differences aside? And more importantly, what lies ahead for Donna and Harvey? Find out in the concluding episodes of this refreshed season of Suits. Watch now »

Billions S1-3

Taking inspiration from real-life cases, this highly addictive drama follows the high-stakes cat-and-mouse game in play between ruthless US attorney Chuck Rhoades and billionaire hedge fund manager Bobby “Axe” Axelrod. Binge the boxset only on Showmax. Watch now »

HBO’s Barry S1

SNL alum Bill Hader stars as ex-marine Barry Berkman. Barry, who works as a hitman, is depressed and lonely. Then a job (to kill an aspiring actor) takes him to LA, where he finds some kindred spirits on the theatre scene. Watch now »

HBO’s Vice Principals S1-2

When the principal (Bill Murray) at North Jackson High School retires, he ignores the two vice principals Neal Gamby and Lee Russell, who were vying for the job, and appoints outsider Belinda Brown. Neal and Lee plot her demise. Watch now »

Divorce S1-2

After it comes out that Frances is having an affair (with a muesli-making New Zealander), she and Robert re-examine their personal goals as they enter into long, frustrating and painful divorce proceedings. Starring Sarah-Jessica Parker. Watch now »

Zac & Mia S1

Likened to The Fault in Our Stars, this series follows two very different teenagers who bond over their battle with cancer while in hospital. Based on the novel by AJ Betts. Watch now »

Will & Grace 2017 S1

After more than a decade, not much has changed (and we’re thankful for it). Will and Grace are living under the same roof, Karen is the worst employee ever and Jack’s still looking for love in all the wrong places. Watch now »

Mike Judge Presents Tales from the Tour Bus S1

The legends of iconic musicians such as Johnny Paycheck and Jerry Lee Lewis are recreated in this animated biographical series narrated by Mike Judge. It includes anecdotes shared by the people who were closest to the stars. Watch now »

HBO’s The Knick S1-2

It’s early in the 20th Century and the Knickerbocker Hospital is fighting to keep its lights on by offering groundbreaking medical procedures performed by Dr John Thackery (Clive Owen), the head surgeon with a cocaine and opium addiction. Watch now »

HBO’s Looking S1-2

This critically acclaimed dramedy follows three gay men, Patrick, Dom and Augustin, who live in San Francisco. The friends support one another as they navigate life, relationships and family. Watch now »

Black-ish S1-3

The Johnsons are a typical upper-middle-class family living in the suburbs. A reality that irks dad Dre, who wants to teach his kids about African-American culture. The result is family sitcom gold. An award-show favourite. Planned release date: Monday, 4 March 2019.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

In this gripping crime series, an aspiring young writer goes to visit his mentor, award-winning author Harry Quebert. When he arrives at Harry’s home, he discovers the literary icon’s been accused of murdering a teenage girl. Episodes 1 and 2 arrive at the same time as episode 1 on M-Net, with new weekly episodes every Wednesday. Planned release date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019.

(This article was originally published on Showmax blog).




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