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Burning up your screens

Updated: Apr 22

We’ve rounded up our top picks of the most binge-worthy shows from your favourite streamers. You’re welcome.


Skeem Saam

It’s Viu’s most-watched show for a reason. This SA drama shines a light on

the plight of today’s African boys, and the challenges they face transitioning into manhood. Kick back with the Kunutus and friends while you stream the first three episodes for free.


Available on Viu (first three episodes free) and SABC 1

Our rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️



The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract

If you’re still riding the K-wave hard after Squid Game, this K-drama is for you. The show follows the story of Park Yeon Woo, a lady from an influential family in the 19th century, who suffers a tragic fate when she loses her husband. In a fantastical twist of events, she travels through space to present-day Seoul, only to be saved by a man who looks eerily familiar…


Available on Viu (first three episodes free)

Our rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


The Gentlemen

We’re loving the criminal antics of British high society in this posh and perilous new show by Guy Ritchie. When aristocratic Eddie inherits the family estate, he discovers that it's home to an enormous weed empire — and its proprietors aren't going anywhere.


Available on Netflix  (R199 per month)

Our rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️



Tracking Thabo Bester

Racking up the most-day first views of any documentary on Showmax ever, Tracking

Thabo Bester is a true-crime look at the convicted murderer and rapist who was the most-Googled person in South Africa in 2023, earning him the title of Daily Maverick’s “SA Villain of the Year.”


Available on Showmax  (R89 per month)

Our rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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