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If there’s one thing you can say about South Africans, it’s that we know how to laugh at ourselves. Tap into our unique sense of humour by watching these local comedies on Showmax this month.

 Don't forget you can add your Showmax subscription to your Vodacom account and access a world of entertainment. 

1. Trevor Noah Presents Nation Wild


In this 13-episode comedy showcase, Mzansi’s comedy legend Trevor Noah acts as MC and introduces one local up-and-coming SA stand-up in each episode. See their sets and learn about their journey in the industry - because every superstar was once a rising star. Launches on Monday, 24 September.

2. Ridiculousness Africa, S1

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Denise Zimba and VJ Ehizojia “Ehiz” Okoeguale get together on the couch to laugh and comment on a variety of themed video clips, presented by Thomas Gumede. Don't miss it! Launches on Thursday, 13 September.


3. MTV’s #YouGotGot, S1-2

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Tol A$$ Mo is back with more pranks and more laughs in this brand new season. Watch as he snares citizens and celebrities in hilarious jokes. Launches on Monday, 17 September.

4. Die Radio Raps Show

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The Afrikaans internet sensation Radio Raps now has his own reality TV show. In Die Radio Raps Show, the cameras follow ‘Jonathan vanaf die Oos-Rand’ as he interviews celebrities, plays tourist in unexpected towns, cooks, explains complex concepts and chats to kids. Stream on Showmax now »

5. Hotel, S1-2

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With the release of the latest season of this comedy starring Schalk Bezuidenhout, we return to the rundown hotel that hardly has a star on Tripadvisor in this hilarious mockumentary series. Can it survive the bickering of its managers and demands of the guests? Catch up by streaming all of Season 1 now. Season 2 arrives on Monday, 10 September.

Stream S1 on Showmax now »

6. The Live Series: Barry Hilton

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Comedian Barry Hilton, South Africa's favourite "cousin", brings you a hilarious 90-minute comedy special, covering everything from load shedding to selfies.

Stream on Showmax now »

7. The Live Series: Marc Lottering

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He’s one of SA’s top comedians and has been in the funny business for 20 years, treating fans to his outrageous views and bizarre anecdotes.

Stream on Showmax now »

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