Looking for ways to watch all the most popular Afrikaans soaps, dramas and series on your smartphone, tablet or computer screen? Both Showmax and DStv Now offer the most recent episodes and most recent seasons of all of your favourites. Here are 10 of the most-watched Afrikaans shows available to stream.
Ten farmers are looking for love once again in the twelfth season of this popular dating show. Breaking new ground is the show’s first gay farmer who’s looking for the ideal male partner. New episodes land on kykNET on DStv Now and on Showmax every Thursday at 20:00. (Seasons 7 to 11 are also on Showmax for you to binge-watch in-between new Season 12 episodes!)
The popular series-turned-soapie is back for more battles on and off the rugby field. From new babies to new books, everyone is trying to win and some will pay any price to make that happen… New episodes of Season 4 arrive on Showmax and on kykNET on DStv Now at the same time every weekday at 18:00. Showmax has all the back seasons too.
Secrets are unveiled, family members are at odds, mistakes are made and tensions run high this season of the hugely popular soap. New episodes of Season 5 come to DStv Now every weekday at 18:30, and the whole of Seasons 1 to 4 are on Showmax to binge-watch.
With all eyes on Japan during the Rugby World Cup, why not visit the beautiful country with journalist and intrepid adventurer Erns Grundling while you wait for the next game? The whole season is available on Showmax.
This drama-filled telenovela centres on the turbulent lives of the students, parents and teachers at the fictional Arendsvlei High School in the Cape Flats. New episodes of Season 2 are on DStv Now every Monday to Wednesday at 20:00, and Season 1 is on Showmax.
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It’s three months after the events of Season 1, and the attorneys at Van Wyk and Vennote struggling to keep the business afloat after Hans’ retiring. The full season is available to stream on DStv Now and both Seasons 1-2 are on Showmax.
Brilliant detective Piet van der Bijl and his team are back for another nail-biting season of solving murder cases. But this season, the investigators become the targets. Season 1 is on Showmax, and Season 2 is now streaming on DStv Now, with new episodes landing every week.
The beloved Minki van der Westhuysen prepares for her next big role: TV talk-show host! In every episode, Minki chats to a high-profile guest and then surprises the guest with someone form their life. New episodes of Season 3 arrive every Wednesday at 20:00 on Via on DStv Now, and Season 1 is on Showmax.
If you missed any of the high-stakes drama and beautiful cinematography of the latest season of Kokkedoor when it was on DStv, you’ve still got the chance to watch it on DStv Now, with all episodes available to stream back to back. Showmax also has Seasons 1-2.
We’re back in Mpumalanga in the latest season of the hit Afrikaans mockumentary series about a bunch of misfits working at a failing hotel. Ferdie has given up his political career and is thinking of retiring, but he can’t afford it. Find the answer to the question on everyone’s lips when it comes to Thomas and Jony – will they? Won’t they? – by streaming new episodes every Monday on Showmax and on DStv Now. All previous seasons are also on Showmax to bring you up to speed.
Alles Malan – coming soon to Showmax
Set in Paarl in the Western Cape, this drama centres on the Malan family, headed by Brenda and Derik. Their firstborn, Frik, returns from England with his wife and kids after eight years to take over the family business. All 13 episodes of the first season will be coming to Showmax in 2020.