Don’t Miss These 5 New Series on Showmax: Fresh Prince, The Real Housewives of Lagos, American Rust and More

Don’t Miss These 5 New Series on Showmax: Fresh Prince, The Real Housewives of Lagos, American Rust and More

From a fresh take on The Fresh Prince to the Real Housewives of Lagos, these are the 5 best new series to watch on Showmax in April.

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Whether you love to untangle drama-filled storylines or get your kicks from real housewife antics, Showmax is bringing the best of international and local entertainment to your screen. From the glam neighbourhood of Bel-Air, through the mansions of Lagos and deep into small town Pennsylvania, settle in for a bumper ride of entertainment in April with these must-watch series:

1. Bel-Air

Executive produced by four-time Oscar nominee Will Smith, the brand-new Fresh Prince-inspired series Bel-Air is full of surprises. It’s set in modern-day America, but it’s also a prequel to the hit 90s sitcom. And it’s a drama, bringing a whole new take to Will’s life-altering journey from the streets of West Philly to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. Watch Season 1 now »»»

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2. Yellowjackets

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This award-winning series on Showmax follows the now-adult survivors of a plane crash that stranded their wildly talented high school girls’ soccer team deep in the Canadian wilderness in 1996. Equal parts survival epic, psychological horror story and coming-of-age drama, Yellowjackets has a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where it was the fourth highest-rated drama of 2021. It’s already been renewed for Season 2. Binge the full first season on Showmax »»»

3. The Cleaning Lady

Based on the Argentine crime drama La Chica que Limpia, The Cleaning Lady follows a whip-smart Filipina doctor (Elodie Yung from The Hitman’s Bodyguard and The Defenders), who comes to the US for medical treatment to save her son. When the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she becomes a cleaner for the mob and starts playing the game by her own rules. Watch it on Showmax »»»

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4. The Real Housewives of Lagos

Move over Durban and Johannesburg: The Real Housewives of Lagos are in the house! Hitting screens on 8 April, RHOLagos explores the rich culture and lifestyle of Africa’s largest megacity through the eyes of six of the city’s most affluent women and promises to bring all the glitz, glam and drama we’ve come to expect from our favourite screen queens. Add it to your watchlist now »»»

5. American Rust

Set in a small Rust Belt town in Pennsylvania, American Rust stars Jeff Daniels as police chief Del Harris, who finds himself in a compromised position after the son of the woman he loves is accused of murder. Based on the LA Times Book Prize-winning novel of the same name by Pulitzer Prize finalist Philipp Meyer, American Rust was nominated for a 2022 Satellite Award for Best Drama Series. Watch it now on Showmax »»»

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Watch the best new series on Showmax from only R39 for a monthly mobile subscription (R99 for a standard Showmax subscription). All you need to do is:

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