Exclusive Preview: Get ready for three exciting Kenyan Showmax Originals

10 May 2024
The shows are set to air on Plus and East this May.
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This Africa Month, Showmax is bringing the best of Kenyan storytelling to Maisha Magic Plus and East with three new originals premiering this May! The first episode of a romcom, dramedy and a reality show will air in the following order:  

  1. Big Girl Small World  

Airs on Monday 13 May at 9:30 pm on MMPlus and on Wednesday 15 May at 9:30 pm East 

The show centres around Ciku, a plus-size woman in her thirties who also works as a radio presenter. After going through a humiliating scandal, Ciku learns what it means to live big in a world that is determined to reduce her to nothing.  

  1. Untying Kantai  

Airs on Thursday 16 May at 7:30 pm on MMPlus and at 8 pm on East 

Ben Teke, who plays Odanga in the famous dramedy Njoro Wa Uba, plays the lead role on this show as King Kantai. The vivid and gritty show chronicles Kantai's life as he works hard to support his family. After working hard for 30 years to support his family, he chooses to retire. However, he discovers that he has been conned out of his life savings. 

  1. The Real Housewives of Nairobi Season 2 

Airs on Sunday 19 May at 8 pm on MMPlus and on Saturday 18 of May at 8 pm on East 

The second season of Real Housewives of Nairobi features new cast members alongside Minnie Kariuki, Vera Sidika, and Dr. Catherine Masista. The cast includes Farah Esmail, a lawyer and professional bodybuilder, Zena Nyambu, a beauty entrepreneur, and Reja Keji Ladu. 

Reconnect now on #MyDStv or #MyGOtv to enjoy all the drama and stream your favourite shows on the DStv Stream app or GOtv Stream app. Stay glued on all our social platforms for more updates. 

Happy Africa Month!