6 international series on the menu this week


Hilarity at Cloud 9 and animated adult comedy balance out the hard-hitting drama of Blue Bloods, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger and FBI series Tales.

Blue Bloods S9

In the season premiere of this popular crime drama, Danny takes on a personal case involving drug cartel member Louis Delgado. Golden Globe-nominee Lou Diamond Phillips guest stars in this episode.

Starts Wednesday 10 July on M-Net (101) at 20:00

Superstore S4

We can’t wait for the latest season of this hilarious comedy about a group of employees at a typical American superstore called Cloud 9. Will Jonah and Amy get together this season? That might be tough now that Amy’s expecting a child with her ex...

Starts Thursday 11 July on 1Magic (103) at 19:00

Rick and Morty

Rick’s a genius and Morty is his grandson. Together they go on epic adventures. There you go: that’s the plot for this show. Everything else – the sociopathic behaviour, the family dysfunction, the hilariously messed-up universe, sex robots, cannibal humans with praying mantis DNA, celestial farts wanting to genocide all life – all that’s just sprinkles on the top. Created by Adult Swim, be sure to check out even more outrageous animation on Showmax which has an entire collection of Adult Swim series.

Starts Monday 8 July on TNT (137) at 21:00 

Cloak & Dagger S2 

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.

Stream Cloak & Dagger S2 on Showmax

Tales S2

Acclaimed hip-hop record producer Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo returns with season two of his ingenious and explosive lyrics-to-mini-movies genre series.

Starts Thursday 11 July on BET (129) at 21:50

Good Trouble S1

Well-loved series The Fosters followed Stef Adams Foster, her wife Lena Adams Foster and their blended family of biological, adopted and fostered children. Now, in this spin-off series, two of the children, adoptive sisters Callie and Mariana, are all grown up and living in Los Angeles. Callie is a law clerk for a judge, hoping to make it as a legal eagle, while Mariana is a software engineer who recently graduated from prestigious university MIT.

Stream Good Trouble on Showmax

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