Trending shows to watch right now
If you’re looking to keep yourself entertained this weekend, we’ve got you covered with the latest and gripping shows across Netflix, Showmax and Prime Video.
Take your pick:
Inventing Anna - Netflix
From creator Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Bridgerton), this show is inspired by real-life events with a blend of fiction. It tells the story of how con-artist Anna Sorokin a.k.a Anna Delvey, fooled New York’s elite by pretending to be a German heiress.
Reacher - Prime Video
Reacher is currently among the top 10 trending Prime Video shows in South Africa. Based on the novel series by Lee Child, the show follows Reacher, a veteran military police investigator who returns to civilian life. Season 1 has 8 action-packed episodes and comes with high praises from fans and critics - with debates surrounding Tom Cruises' portrayal of Reacher.
The Wife - Showmax
The Wife is a local telenovela that's kept the Twitter streets abuzz every Thursday since airing without fail.
Season 1 is inspired by Dudu Busani-Dube's bestselling novel Hlomu the Wife. We're introduced to the Zulu brothers and Hlomu, a journalist who falls for and marries one of the brothers and gets entangled in the family's secrets.
You can catch up on all 40 episodes and jump onto season 2, which continues with the follow-up novel, Zandile the Resolute.
The Tinder Swindler -Netflix
Still on everyone's lips and an instant meme-able hit. If you haven't seen this one, it follows a man named Shimon Hayut (alias Simon Leviev) and the women he conned on Tinder out of an estimated 10 million dollars.
Dr Death - Showmax
Based on a true story, the show follows a former neurosurgeon named Christopher Duntsch, a.k.a Dr Death. He had his medical license revoked for injuring and killing two of the 37 patients he operated on.