What is a Showmax Collection?


Showmax, a premium video-on-demand service, groups similar shows together in boxsets called “collections”. There is something for everyone since shows are grouped by mood, by production studio, by theme, by awards, by genre and by the way they simply make us feel.

So if you only want to/feel like watching top notch Oscar-winning shows, light-hearted comedies, crime dramas, kids shows, award-winning series, sterling stand-up or chick flicks, Showmax has made it easier for anyone to find what they are looking for.

Here are some of the collections you can start with;

The First on Showmax Collection

These are shows that are aired first and only on Showmax. Every subscriber has access to them, but in this collection, you will find them grouped together for your convenience.

This collection includes shows like Mr Robot, The Young Pope, Younger, Taboo, Harlots, TUT, Kingdom and more.

The Best of HBO Collection

Yes, you read that right, HBO shows are also found on Showmax, these are the award-winning series, movies and documentaries such as Game of Thrones. With this collection, you get a handpicked selection of the very best that HBO has to offer.

Showmax is the only place you can stream these Emmy Award-winning, critically acclaimed and hugely popular HBO titles in Africa!

This collection includes: Big Little Lies, Westworld, The Night Of, Game of Thrones, Girls, True Detective, Insecure, Veep and much more.

The Oscar Movie Collection

This is the section that needs no introduction.

Oscars are one of the highest ranking awards that a movie can receive. Movies from all genres compete for this coveted recognition and only the best of them make it to the shortlisting. Showmax has grouped films that have received Academy Awards nods in this boxset, from cult classics to recently released smash hits.

This collection includes: The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather: Part III, Annie Hall, Ghost, Saving Private Ryan, Transformers, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and more.

The Stand Up Ladies Collection

Are you into chick flicks or simply want to see funny women who are outspoken, outrageous and outstanding? If yes, this is the collection for you. It stars popular comics such as Amy Schumer, Kristen Schaal, Wanda Sykes and Whitney Cummings.

This collection includes: HBO’s Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, Whitney Cummings: I’m Your Girlfriend and more.

Undiscovered Gems: Heroes and Villains

Fantasies and supernatural thrillers come to life in this collection of undiscovered gems. Here is where vampires and superhuman beings are household names. There are plenty of twists, magic spells, super powers, ancient taboos and much more.

This collection includes: Arrow, True Blood, The Flash, The Vampire Diaries and more.

The Scene of the Crime Collection

Police units and detectives battle with conspiracies, psychopaths and mystery-packed crimes. Watch as each crime is unraveled and the bad men put away for good, and as law enforcers get in so deep that they become criminals themselves.

Catch the murder mysteries and crime series that will instantly have you hooked in this collection.

Includes: Fargo, Dexter, True Detective, The Following and more.

The Transformers Collection

In this robot series, there is something for everyone, from kids to grown-ups, super-fans to novices. It includes a new season of Transformers: Robots in Disguise.

Other shows you will find here are: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (movie) and more.

For the kids: The Best of Nick Jr Collection

In case you want something that is entirely tailored for the kids, this is the best collection for you. Here you do not have to worry about parental guidance or controls. The Best of Nick Jr brings shows that not only offer entertainment to the kids, but are also educational.

This collection includes: Dora the Explorer, Paw Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Wonder Pets and more.