- The Wife fans took to social media to vent their frustration after Showmax failed to drop all three episodes of their favourite telenovela on Thursday morning
- The video-on-demand service tried to apologise for the delay, but the viewers who woke up at 5am to watch the episodes were not happy
- Showmax drops three new episodes of the soapie every Thursday, but some people shared that they were only able to watch one or two episodes in the morning
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The Wife fans are not having it after Showmax failed to drop all three episodes of the telenovela on Thursday morning, 5 May.
Viewers of the soapie took to social media to share how frustrated they were when they woke up early, only to find that there were episodes that were still locked around 5am.
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Showmax usually drops three new episodes every Thursday and some fans wake up before sunrise to watch before they went to work. Seeing all the smoke, the "subscription video-on-demand service" took to Twitter to apologise to the "5am Club".
"Ya, San'bon! Two new episodes of #TheWifeShowmax are now available but there is a delay on the S2 finale. Apologies to the 5am Club; we’ll let you know as soon as it’s live."
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The viewers, who were having none of it, took to the timeline to vent out their frustration following the delay.
"We need more episodes..."
"Thought I was crazy, kept on updating."
"Imagine waking up early at 5am so you can watch all episodes before you go to work, then boom, they only upload one episode."
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"They locked Episode 36, mxm."
"Dude! Same! Lapho, I'll have to wait until 6pm to watch those episodes, if they do upload more!"
"Such disrespect from Showmax."
"They uploaded 34 & 35 only."
The Wife viewers show Sambulo major love
Showmax dropped three more episodes of the telenovela this Thursday, 24 March. The viewers believe that it's about time Sambulo, a role played by Sipho Ndlovu, leads the family from the front as he has proved time and again that he'll do anything to protect them.
In an exclusive interview with Briefly News, the actor spoke about how he deals with fame that comes with being part of the star-studded cast of The Wife.
Source: Briefly News