8 brand-new series to stream

Shamilla Miller in The Girl from St Agnes. (Photo supplied: Showmax)
Shamilla Miller in The Girl from St Agnes. (Photo supplied: Showmax)

Cape Town - New month, new binge! We guarantee you haven’t seen any of these series before.

1. The Girl From St Agnes (Showmax Original) 

The mysterious death of a schoolgirl at an elite boarding school sets off a desperate hunt for the truth. It seems everyone has something to hide in this gripping South African drama filmed in the Midlands. This is Showmax’s first original scripted drama, and was critically acclaimed even before it launched.

2. HBO’s Sally4Ever (Showmax)

When Sally is courted by the free-spirited Emma, she drops her boring fiancé for a wild affair. Emma might not be as harmless as she seems – but maybe that’s exactly what Sally needs. This quirky British comedy created, written, directed by and starring Julia Davis is perfect for Valentine’s month.

3. The Magicians Season 4 (Showmax)

Magic has been restored to the world, but at a terrible price to our heroes as their memories have been wiped out. And their skills have never been more needed, as a demon is on the loose in this nail-biting new season. Catch every brand-new episode express from the US on Showmax every Friday.

4. Siren Season 2 (Showmax) 

Once nobody believed mermaids existed. But now the small town of Bristol seems to be full of them - and they are not happy with the humans. Can the peace be kept in this exciting new season? New episodes arrive every Monday on Showmax, express from the US.

5. HBO’s True Detective Season 3 (DStv Now) 

Starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, this instalment of HBO’s crime drama revolves around the disappearance of two siblings, which triggers vivid memories and enduring questions that last for decades for retired detective Wayne Hays.

6. The River Season 2 (DStv Now) 

In the final episode of Season 1 of this hit 1Magic telenovela, Lindiwe Dikana discovered that Tumi knew one of her deepest secrets. But that’s not all Tumi knows about Lindiwe – and if the truth ever comes out, Lindiwe’s reign will be over. Stream every episode on 1Magic on the DStv Now app on your phone or tablet, or catch them express on Showmax within 15 minutes of the DStv broadcast.

7. The Ted Bundy Tapes (Netflix) 

Present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings made on death row form a searing portrait of the notorious serial killer.

8. Pose (Netflix) 

Immerse yourself in the glamour and luxury of 1980s New York in this highly rated LGBTQ musical dance series starring Evan Peters, MJ Rodriguez, Kate Mara and James Van Der Beek. Created by Ryan Murphy (Glee, Nip/Tuck).

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