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Get Your Dose Of Intrigue, Romance, And Comedy This October With DStv and Showmax

DStv and Showmax

Looking for outstanding entertainment this October, packed with a variety of  shows? Look no further DStv, and Showmax have got you covered.

Check out these  shows with exciting new episodes that will have you coming back for more – proudly brought to you by these powerhouses of local entertainment.

Tune into these local hits without delay – and if you do happen to miss an episode or three, Catch Up lets you, well, catch up on them all!

Selina (Season Five)

Selina is one of Kenya’s most-watched telenovelas, and it’s not about to dial down the drama in the latest season. Will Selina’s tortuous romance with Nelson ever evolve, and do Nelson’s mother and sister have any more tricks up their sleeves?

Selina may have been sold off by her stepmother right in the beginning, but she’s an intelligent young woman who has evolved, thanks to her street smarts and resourceful nature. What bizarre twists are in store this season?

Grab your popcorn, pour a glass of something refreshing, and settle down with Selina on Showmax when you’re ready to binge-watch this epic telenovela.

The Johnsons (Season Nine)

Efe Johnson is back for another side-splitting series of this beloved Nigerian family sitcom. Always good for a light-hearted laugh, the Johnsons are an ordinary family who seems to attract extraordinary adventures.

Join in the fun on Africa Magic Urban (DStv Channel 153), Monday to Wednesday at 21:00 CAT, or Showmax at your leisure.

Unbroken (Season One)

Fans are well agog already at this fast-paced Nigerian drama that jampacks every episode of this suspenseful series centred on murder and thwarted love.

Co-produced and co-directed by James Omokwe, the brains behind AjocheUnbroken has it all – veterans and rising stars, subplots and an endless string of twists and turns.

Discover what all the talk’s about on Showmax, or Africa Magic Urban (DStv Channel 153), daily at 21:30 .

Music Buzz

Expect something new every day when Music Buzz takes to the air. Hosted by the uber-cool DNA Twins, this tune-filled expose brings you the very best of the Nigerian music industry daily.

Feel the vibes every day on Africa Magic Family (DStv Channel 154 at 12:30  daily.

Music Buzz is also available on Showmax.

Behind the Story

Pearl Thusi takes the hot seat as she indulges in some straight talking with some of South Africa’s most controversial personalities. DJ Sbu, Nonhle Thema, and Phat Joe are just some of the stars on her hit list.

Find out who’s next on Wednesday at 22:00 CAT on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322 and , or Showmax.


Kompleks features layer upon lovelorn layer stretched across two alternate universes – one present, one future. It might sound, well, complex, but the result’s a totally relatable tale of cause and effect that makes for a great evening’s entertainment.

Meet Shaun and Mica on KykNETevery Tuesday at 20:30 CAT on DStv Channel 144, as well as on Showmax.

Whether you prefer to enjoy your series the old-fashioned way – one episode at a time – or indulge your senses all in one go with Showmax, we’ve got you covered with unlimited access to movies, series, kids shows, and documentaries.

Remember, you can enjoy entertainment on the move with live streaming via the DStv app, and keep the shows on the go by managing your subscription on the  and MyDStv apps.

Sign up for the greatest shows in Africa with DStv,  and Showmax – download the apps and make the most of your free time, all the time.

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Byron Adonis Mutingwende