The Wife Season 2 | True Love | A Showmax Original
The Wife is divided into three seasons. Each season is based on one of Dudu Busani-Dube's books in the series: Hlomu The Wife, Zandile The Resolute, and Naledi His Love. The first three episodes premiered on Showmax on 11 November 2021, and broke the streaming platform's record for the most first-day views, which was previously held by controversial reality series Uthando Lodumo. The Wife also broke Showmax's record for the most hours watched within four days of launch, which was previously held by true crime documentary Devilsdorp.
The Wife Season 2 | True love | A Showmax Original
In September 2022, Showmax announced that Season 3 of The Wife had started being filmed, and that it would land on the platform in November 2023. On 10 November 2022, the first three episodes of Season 3 landed, introducing Wiseman Mncube as the new star portraying Mqhele Zulu. Gaisang K Noge and Kwenzo Ngcobo return as Naledi and Qhawe respectively, the star-crossed lovers at the centre of the season. Three new episodes land every Thursday, with a broadcast break on 16 February 2023 and 23 February 2023, and the finale slated for 6 April 2023.
In November 2021, Showmax released the trailer for its first Original romcom, Troukoors (Wedding Fever), which landed on Showmax on 13 December 2021, and already renewed for a second season. The 14-episode first season followed wedding planner Jessica, played by Ilse-Lee van Niekerk, who is surrounded by love but struggling to find it for herself. Troukoors is created by SAFTA winner Louis Pretorius and SAFTA nominee Albert Snyman, with regular collaborator Nina Swart directing.
The popular Showmax original series The Wife will tease its viewers on what life will be like after it ends in its third season when it goes on a two-week broadcast break this month.
"When her best friend Neo passes away tragically, Cindy (Zikhona Bali) is forced to step up and help a struggling Libo (Thembikili Komani) tackle single parenthood without his beloved wife," a press statement reads. "However, while Cindy tries to plan her wedding, the decision to help raise baby Thato throws her and Libo on a journey that might change the course of their lives forever." 041b061a72