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10 International Series to Watch on Showmax in March

Fargo, L.A.’s Finest and more

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I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE | Binge now

No, I Know This Much Is True isn’t new, but last night Mark Ruffalo won his first ever Golden Globe as Best Actor in a Limited Series for his dual role in HBO’s I Know This Much is True, beating out Hugh Grant in The Undoing, Ethan Hawke in The Good Lord Bird, Jeff Daniels in The Comey Rule and Bryan Cranston in Your Honor.

This follows on from his Emmy win for the role last year, so if you’ve been sleeping on this series, may we humbly suggest it’s time to watch one of the best acting performances we’ve ever seen?

 Based on the Wally Lamb bestseller about how you don’t just give up on the people you love, I Know this Much is True follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick Birdsey and his brother Thomas, a paranoid schizophrenic.

As The Times UK wrote, “I know this much about I Know This Much Is True: it won’t cheer you up. However, its unrelenting misery did not stop it being almost exhilarating to watch, mainly due to beautiful, near-perfect performances by Mark Ruffalo.”

Mark lost 20 pounds to play Dominic, then gained that back and put another 20 pounds on to play Thomas. I Know This Much Is True, which has an 8.2/10 rating on IMDb, also stars Oscar winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Emmy winner Rosie O’Donnell (SMILF), Emmy nominees Kathryn Hahn (Mrs FletcherTransparent) and Rob Huebel (Transparent), Golden Globe nominee Archie Panjabi (RunThe Good Wife), and Oscar nominee Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers).

ALLEN V. FARROW | First on Showmax | 15 March

Co-directed by Oscar nominees Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering (The Invisible War), Allen v. Farrow goes behind the years of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one of Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then seven-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody trial; the revelation of Allen’s relationship with Farrow’s daughter, Soon-Yi; and the controversial aftermath in the years that followed.

Along with new investigative work — pieced together via intimate home movie footage, court documents, police evidence, revelatory videotapes, and never-before-heard audio tapes — the four-part documentary series includes exclusive interviews on the subject with Mia, Dylan and Ronan Farrow, family friend Carly Simon, and prosecutor Frank Maco, among others. Allen v. Farrow also examines the effects of trauma on a family, and features prominent cultural voices exploring Allen’s body of work in a broader context and reflecting on how public revelations about the personal lives of artists can lead to re-evaluations of their work.

Allen V. Farrow has an 87% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with The LA Times hailing it as “a comprehensive, convincing and ultimately devastating documentary… The story of the girl who spoke out against her dad, was silenced, lived in shame for decades and decided it was time to speak truth to power.”

WE ARE WHO WE ARE S1 | First on Showmax | Streaming

From Oscar nominee Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name), We Are Who We Are follows a group of teens growing up on an American Army base outside of Venice, Italy, struggling to find their own identities as they move into young adulthood.

The eight-part HBO series has an 89% critics rating on Rotten TomatoesThe New York Times calls it “a finely detailed, living fresco of libido and intoxication, all these teenagers inhabiting their bodies as if they were just-unwrapped birthday presents,” while Variety says, “It’s so visceral as to become unsettling — but what else is being a teenager like, if not immersive, visceral and unsettling?”

The cast includes MTV Movie Award winner Jack Dylan Grazer (It, Shazam!), Grammy winner Kid Cudi (Westworld), Oscar nominee Chloë Sevigny (Big LoveAmerican Horror Story), Francesca Scorsese (yes, she’s Martin Scorsese’s daughter, and started acting in his films The Aviator and The Departed) and breakout star Jordan Kristine Seamón.

ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST S1 | Streaming

Jane Levy (SuburgatoryCastle Rock) was nominated for the 2021 Best Actress Golden Globe as Zoey, a young woman who suddenly gains the ability to hear other people’s innermost thoughts… in song.

Pitch Perfect star and Teen Choice winner Skylar Astin (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) co-stars as her bestie Max, with Glee star and Grammy nominee Alex Newell nominated for a 2021 Critics Choice Best Supporting Actor award as Mo. Golden Globe nominee Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls, Parenthood), Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on EarthBack to the Future III) and Critics Choice and Teen Choice nominee Peter Gallagher (Grace and FrankieThe O.C.) also feature.

Exec produced by four-time Emmy nominee Paul Feig (Love LifeThe Office, Bridesmaids) and Emmy-nominated Two and a Half Men producers Kim and Eric Tannenbaum, this quirky musical comedy won a 2020 Emmy for its Outstanding Choreography and has an 8.2/10 score on IMDbGlobe and Mail says it’s “brimming with both joy and compassion, this strange contrivance, and highly recommended.”

SUPERSTORE S5 | Stream now

Golden Globe winner America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Emmy nominees Ben Feldman (Silicon Valley), Mark McKinney (The Kids in the Hall) and Colton Dunn (Key and Peele), and Nichole Sakura (Shameless) are back at work at supersized megastore Cloud 9.

The new season of the ever-popular workplace comedy opens with immigration officers coming for Mateo (Nico Santos, nominated for Critics Choice Awards two years in a row for the role) and the arrival of a robot named Glenn, designed to replace some of the staff.

The fifth season has racked up a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and features guest stars like Screen Actors Guild winner Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) and Emmy nominees Jason Ritter (A Million Little Things) and Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live).

“In terms of laughs per minute and laughs per character, no show comes close to touching Superstore‘s large cast,” says Decider. “This is the biggest, funniest cast since The Office, and they are at the height of their power.”

HIGHTOWN S1 | Binge eps 1-4 from 12 March, eps 5 – 8 from 9 April

Set in the beautiful but bleak Cape Cod, Hightown follows Jackie Quiñones, a hard-partying addict whose journey to sobriety is overshadowed by a murder investigation.

Created by The Mentalist and Gotham writer Rebecca Cutter, with Oscar-nominated cinematographer Rachel Morrison (Black PantherMudbound) directing, the murder mystery is executive produced by multiple-Emmy winner Jerry Bruckheimer, who’s produced everything from the CSI franchise and worldwide reality phenomenon The Amazing Race to the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and Armageddon.

Already renewed for a second season, Hightown stars Teen Choice nominees Monica Raymund (Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.’s Gabriela Dawson, and Lie to Me’s Ria Torres), James Badge Dale (The Departed, 24), and Amaury Nolasco (Prison BreakDeception). Hightown has an 80% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with numerous critics praising Monica Raymund’s stellar performance.

LA’S FINEST S2 | Streaming now

Gabrielle Union (Good DeedsBeing Mary Jane) reprises her Bad Boys 2 role as Marcus’ sister Syd in this spinoff series, which earned her the 2019 Teen Choice Award for Choice Actress: Action.

Syd’s now working for the Los Angeles Police Department, where she partners up with Nancy McKenna, a working mom, played by Golden Globe nominee Jessica Alba (Fantastic FourSin City, Dark Angel) in a Teen Choice-nominated performance.

Beau Knapp (The Good Lord Bird’s Owen Brown) joins the cast this season, along with Kurt Yaeger (Sons of AnarchyThe Village), Kelly Hu (ArrowThe Orville), Timothy V. Murphy (SnowpiercerTrue Detective) and Miguel Gomez (The Strain). Also look out for Grammy-winning artist Kelly Rowland, Emmy nominee Michael Graziadei (American Horror Story, and yes, he was Y&R’s Daniel Romalotti) and Machete himself, Danny Trejo.

LA’s Finest is executive produced by multiple Emmy winner Jerry Bruckheimer (HightownCSI), with former CSI: NY showrunner Pam Veasey co-showrunning.

PARTY OF FIVE S1 | Streaming

It’s a cruel world for TV shows right now, where a gem like Freeform’s reboot of the six-season, career-launching, Golden Globe-winning  family series Party of Five can get cancelled despite being #31 on Rotten Tomatoes’ Best TV Shows of 2020, with a 96% critics rating. Still, we have one lovely season for the whole family to enjoy.

The teen drama follows the five Acosta children – Emilio, Lucia, Beto, Valentina and baby Rafael – in the US as they navigate daily life and struggle to survive as a family unit after their parents are deported to Mexico.  Created by the original show’s producers, Humanitas Prize winners Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman, the reboot has all the heart of the 1994 series, with a social conscience for today’s world.

As NPR says, “At a time when the immigration debate still involves kids kept in cages, there is no better moment for America to see a series like this.” Newsday calls it “The rare reboot with a purpose – and a heart,” while New York Magazine says, “The underlying message of this lovely series enables the audience to hold nostalgia and a bracing sense of reality in their heads and hearts all at once, and that’s a rare and special thing.”

The cast includes Brandon Larracuente (13 Reasons Why), Emily Tosta (Mayans M.C.), Niko Guardado (The Goldbergs), Elle Paris Legaspi (who plays the young Lyn in Vida), Bruno Bichir (Narcos) and Fernanda Urrejola (Narcos: Mexico).

FARGO S4 | Tuesdays at 23:30, same day as M-Net. Binge from 16 March 2021

Created by Emmy winner Noah Hawley (Legion, the upcoming untitled Star Trek sequel) as a spin-off of the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning classic movie, Fargo has won three Golden Globes, six Emmys and a Peabody Award. It’s #38 on IMDb’s Top Rated TV list, with an 8.9/10 score, and holds a 93% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Season 4, which was Complex’s TV show of 2020, is set in Kansas City in 1950. Four-time Emmy-winning comedian Chris Rock stars as Loy Cannon, the head of the African American crime family. He trades sons with the head of the Italian Mafia as part of a tenuous truce.

Golden Globe winner Ben Whishaw (A Very English ScandalMary Poppins Returns), Emmy winner Glynn Turman (Super 8), BAFTA nominee Jessie Buckley (Chernobyl), and Teen Choice nominee Jason Schwartzman (The Grand Budapest Hotel) co-star. Rock and Turman are up for Best Actor and Best Supporting actor respectively at the 2021 Critics’ Choice Awards.

Fargo, as in past seasons, manages to be both more dramatic, and more comic, than almost any other show on TV right now,” says NPR, while Complex hails it as “high art for TV lovers… There aren’t many shows shot this well, nor are there many shows taking this many risks between the first and last frames, seemingly without a care for convention or consideration… If only more TV series could operate at Fargo levels of greatness.”

THE STAND | Binge episodes 1-4 now and eps 5-9 from 16 March

Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, The Stand is an apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg from GhostThe Color PurpleSister Act) and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man (Golden Globe winner Alexander Skarsgård from Big Little LiesTrue Blood).

Showrunner, executive producer and Emmy nominee Benjamin Cavell (JustifiedHomeland) says, “None of us could have imagined that Stephen King’s 40-year-old masterpiece about a global pandemic would come to be so eerily relevant.”

The stellar ensemble cast includes 2020 Emmy nominee Jovan Adepo (Watchmen), People’s Choice winner Katherine McNamara (Shadowhunters: The Mortal InstrumentsMaze Runner), MTV Award winner Heather Graham (Boogie Nights, Californication), Teen Choice winner Nat Wolff (The Fault In Our Stars), MTV Awards nominees Amber Heard (Aquaman) and James Marsden (Westworld), Oscar nominee Greg Kinnear (As Good As It GetsLittle Miss Sunshine), Golden Globe nominee Irene Bedard (PocahontasWestworld), Sundance winner Brad William Henke (Orange Is The New Black), and rising star Owen Teague (ItMrs Fletcher).

Daily Beast hails The Stand as a “faithful and gripping translation of King’s end-times drama about the dangerous allure of individualism (and tyrannical leaders), and the vital necessity of togetherness in times of turmoil.”

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7 International Series to Binge on Showmax in April (with Trailers)

The Handmaid’s Tale, The Nevers, Charmed and more

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THE NEVERS S1 | First on Showmax | Episodes 1 & 2 launch 19 April, with a new episode to follow every Monday

The Nevers is a six-part HBO fantasy series that’s been dubbed “The Magicians meets Bridgerton” by Refinery29.

In the last years of Victoria’s reign, London is beset by the Touched: people – mostly women – who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities – some charming, some disturbing.

Among them are Amalia True (Olivier Award winner Laura Donnelly from Outlander), a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair (Ann Skelly from Vikings), a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces – to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.

Created and executive produced by Joss Whedon (The AvengersBuffy The Vampire Slayer), The Nevers’ ensemble cast also includes Monte-Carlo Golden Nymph nominees Olivia Williams (An EducationThe Ghost Writer) and Eleanor Tomlinson (PoldarkThe White Queen); BAFTA Cymru winner Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demons); BAFTA nominee James Norton (GrantchesterHappy Valley), BAFTA Scotland nominee Kiran Sawar (Black Mirror), British Independent Film Awards nominee Nick Frost (Shaun of the DeadInto The Badlands), Screen Actors Guild nominee Pip Torrens (The Crown), and three-time Emmy nominee Denis O’Hare (American GodsTrue Blood), among others.

THE HANDMAID’S TALE S4 | First on Showmax | Binge episodes 1-3 from 29 April, with a new episode to follow every Monday

The cultural phenomenon picks up where we left off, with June’s fight for freedom against Gilead. But the risks she takes bring unexpected and dangerous new challenges, and her desire for justice and revenge threaten to consume her and destroy her most cherished relationships.

Based on Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed 1985 novel, The Handmaid’s Tale has won 75 awards to date, including 12 Emmys and Golden Globes for Best Drama Series and Best Actress (Elisabeth Moss). The series holds an 8.4/10 score on IMDb and an average critics’ rating of 88% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Emmy nominees Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski are back in their Emmy-nominated roles as Fred Waterford and Serena Joy, as are Ann Dowd, Alexis Bledel, Bradley Whitford and Samira Wiley in their Emmy-winning roles as Aunt Lydia, Emily, Commander Lawrence, and Moira respectively. Rising child star and Critics’ Choice nominee Mckenna Grace (The Haunting of Hill HouseTroop ZeroI, Tonya) joins the cast this season as the teenage wife of a much older commander.

THE VICTIM | Binge now

The Scottish thriller The Victim centres on Anna Dean, a grieving mother who finds herself on trial for attempted murder after exposing the supposed new identity and address of the man she believes murdered her son 15 years ago.

The four-part miniseries stars Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk EmpireLine of DutyGirl/Haji), who won the Best Actress Award at BAFTAs Scotland for her role.

The cast also includes BAFTA nominee John Hannah (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective AgencyAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Four Weddings and a Funeral) and James Harkness (Wild Rose).

Nominated for a 2020 BAFTA, The Victim has a 91% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics’ consensus calls it “a riveting and relevant drama.”

HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON S1 | Binge from 9 April

In HBO’s new “comedy docuseries”, How To with John Wilson, it’s apparent that the filmmaker has some issues, but he’s funny, so we’ll forgive him. In fact, it’s precisely John’s refreshing take on the world that makes us want to go along with him as he explores New York and meets its colourful inhabitants, asking life’s important questions along the way, from how to put up scaffolding to how to cook the perfect risotto.

How to with John Wilson has an 8.7/10 score on IMDb and is Rotten Tomatoes’ third-highest rated docuseries of 2020, with a 100% critics’ rating. As the Rotten Tomatoes critics’ consensus puts it, “Surprising, thoughtful, and superbly strange, How to with John Wilson‘s blend of documentary styles comes together to create a singularly delightful experience.”

Or as Kathryn VanArendonk put it in Vulture, “Maybe no TV show in 2020 has surprised me as much as How to with John Wilson, a documentary/comedy/personal essay/glorious portrait of weirdos unlike anything else I’ve seen. Much of the pleasure of the show comes out of its strange sense of humour, and it absolutely benefits from a hefty dose of surprise. Wilson has this fantastic capacity to notice unusual moments in everyday life. Even better, he has this ability to present those discoveries as beautiful treasures while also making clear that they are utterly, totally ordinary.”

Recently renewed for a second season, the series is executive produced by Emmy nominee Nathan Fielder (who directed Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America?), and Emmy winner and Saturday Night Live writer Michael Koman.

DIVORCE S3 | Binge now

Comedy-drama Divorce returns for its third and final season. Four-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City) was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her role as Frances, while the series itself received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography.

Oscar nominee Thomas Haden Church (Ned and StaceySideways) co-stars, along with Saturday Night Live alum and Emmy nominee Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam (Mad MenHomeland), and Becki Newton (Tell Me a StoryUgly BettyHow I Met Your Mother), among others. Joining the cast as the new man on the scene this season is James Lesure (Girlfriends’ Guide to DivorceGood Girls).

Season 3 has an 88% critics’ score on Rotten Tomatoes, with the London Evening Standard saying, “Divorce… has been a sleeper hit, and that’s because it has found the magic ingredient of successful sitcoms: a plot that rings true and great comic timing.”

HIGHTOWN S1 | Binge from 23 April

Set in the beautiful but bleak Cape Cod, Hightown follows Jackie Quiñones, a hard-partying addict whose journey to sobriety is overshadowed by a murder investigation.

Created by The Mentalist and Gotham writer Rebecca Cutter, with Oscar-nominated cinematographer Rachel Morrison (Black PantherMudbound) directing, the murder mystery is executive produced by multiple-Emmy winner Jerry Bruckheimer, who’s produced everything from the CSI franchise and worldwide reality phenomenon The Amazing Race to the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and Armageddon.

Already renewed for a second season, Hightown stars Teen Choice nominees Monica Raymund (Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.’s Gabriela Dawson, and Lie to Me’s Ria Torres), James Badge Dale (The Departed, 24), and Amaury Nolasco (Prison BreakDeception). Hightown has an 80% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with numerous critics praising Monica Raymund’s stellar performance.

CHARMED S3 | Binge episodes 1-10 from 23 April 

This teen favourite reboot of the popular original series follows three sisters, Macy (Madeleine Mantock from Into the Badlands), Mel (Black Reel nominee Melonie Diaz from Fruitvale Station) and Maggie (Sarah Jeffery from Descendants) who, following the death of their mother, discover they are a powerful trio of good witches, known as The Charmed Ones. With the help of their guide, Harry Greenwood (Rupert Evans from The Man in the High Castle), a Whitelighter, the three must embrace their destiny to protect the innocent from the forces of evil.

Charmed was nominated for two 2019 Teen Choice Awards, for Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi (Diaz) and Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, as well as a 2019 Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Television Series. In addition, Charmed won a 2020 Leo Award for Best Production Design and child actor Isla Sunar scooped a 2020 Joey Award for Best Featured Actress in a TV Series (5-7 Years).

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How Laconco and Ayanda are Stealing the Show on ‘RHODurban’

Main character energy

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It’s hard to believe that we are already eight episodes into the first season of the Real Housewives of Durban! It feels like just the other day when this group of upper echelon girlies brought their sparkling game to Showmax, and launched with one hell of an explosive start.

But, time goes by fast when you are having a good time. And the first season of the reality television series has honestly served up all that we hoped for and more. Almost to the point where we’re starting to think maybe the Joburg ladies need to beef up their delivery for the looming third season of the Real Housewives of Johannesburg.

Mabusi confronting Laconco about laughing at her, to her face, and then denying it, to her face also.

And while we are honestly loving the entire cast so far, we have to say Laconco and Ayanda Ncwane are totally giving us some real main character energy. We are on the floor every time they meet up for a kiki, during which they shade everyone within an inch of their life.

Ayanda brings the Queen B energy. She’s committed to upstaging the girls in every way and all the time. Whether she’s meeting Sorisha for a laid-back chat near the pool or showing up at one of the many glam events we’ve seen this season, she always makes sure to serve some over-the-top, high fashion and chic drama. It’s the reason someone on Twitter asked if she’s always dressed like she’s going to the Durban July. The drama!

Laconco has kept me in stitches throughout the season. She’s done it without even trying! She’s hilarious, and it’s made her diary confessionals such an entertaining gift on the show. She might be the shadiest in this group, but the humour the jabs come with make everything feel like cheat day with a kota and Sprite.

And together? Bingeworthy.

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DURBAN SEASON 1 EPISODE 8 RECAP 

Laconco organized a glitzy launch for her natural beauty products and took the girls out to get some air in the KZN midlands. Though she later denied it, she totally wanted to upstage all the events the ladies have thrown this season. She’s a Queen so she sets the standard.

Then the funniest moment of the season came, leaving me entirely on the floor. Mabusi was roasted without even knowing it. When asked a little bit more about the product she sells and how they come about, her sketchy explanation sent both Laconco and Ayanda into uncontrollable bursts of laughetr.

And shame, one could tell the laughter was infectious because Sorisha and Kgomotso failed to maintain their class, and ended up laughing at what they didn’t know. No one knew what Laconco and Ayanda were laughing at, but I’d bet a Rand they aren’t feeling some of Mabusi’s stories.

 

Fortunately, Mabusi was able to grab a hot second with Laconco the following morning to find out what the hysterical laughter was all about. Laconco capped and shaya shaya’d her in the most ridiculous way. She really said ‘oh darling, me and Ayanda sometimes just laugh. At absolutely nothing, for no reason. It happens randomly’.

A whole mess! Also, I’m gonna need Mabusi to join the cast full time and replace Annie, who’s not bringing much to the show. Sorry.

The Real Housewives of Durban premieres new episodes every Friday on Showmax.

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Real Housewives of Durban – The Shocking Plot Twist

I wasn’t planning to cry.

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We’d been thinking the producers of the Real Housewives of Durban had settled on the narrative of an explosive rivalry between Nonku Williams and Ayanda Ncwane.

And while the girls still aren’t filming together in group settings, almost as if there’s an agreement to keep some distance-nyana, recent scenes have made their complicated dynamic that much more interesting.

Unlike other frenemies across the franchise, this feud wouldn’t be manufactured.

It flows naturally from how their realities collide, giving producers story arcs to be explored. Nonku dropped the bomb on episode one, revealing in the presence of the girls that Ayanda’s late husband, gospel superstar Sfiso Ncwane, fathered her daughter Nothile.

Nonku Williams Real Housewives of Durban

That very moment completely set the tone for the reality show. Clearly, the girls had come to earn their cheques and give us unscripted reality, which we found to be a refreshing departure from some of the local attempts.

In the episodes prior, the tension between the two had been building up. Class acts though they are, because they are basically throwing shade, both subtle and in your face, without ratchet displays. Maybe I’ve been watching way too much Basketball Wives, but sometimes these shows make these do way too much for ratings.

Thanks to how the producers allowed the tension to build up between the two, their heartfelt moment in the new episode caught most completely off guard.

Putting their differences aside, Nonku and Ayanda made the decision to bring Nothile to commemorate her father. It’s an annual event that takes place amongst the Ncwane’s, and she had never gotten the chance.

At the graveyard, Nonku couldn’t hold back the tears. Ayanda gave her a warm hug, empathising with what she must be going through. We love that it didn’t go south. Instead, they gave us a very real and touching moment between women whose paths cross in a deeply meaningful way. When they played Sfiso’s song at the end of that scene, no eye was dry.

We are keeping an eye to see how this pans out. Real Housewives of Durban is streaming premiere episodes every Friday on Showmax.

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