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Season 2 is coming – Watch House of the Dragon on Showmax

 ·30 May 2024

There has never been a better time to begin watching House of the Dragon on Showmax.

With Season 2 coming to the popular streaming platform on 17 June 2024, now is the perfect time to catch up on the first season of this smash hit.

Set in the Game of Thrones universe, 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen, House of the Dragon follows the battles for power within House Targaryen when it was at the height of its power.

Featuring stars like Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy, and Olivia Cooke, House of the Dragon has taken the world by storm, and boasts an 8.4/10 rating on IMDb based on the opinions of 381,000 viewers.

Season 1 also features an approval rating of 93% on popular review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, as well as an impressive audience score of 82%.

“George RR Martin’s world struts its way back onto our screens with utter confidence and brio,” said Rebecca Nicholson of The Guardian.

“House of the Dragon is gorgeous, opulent television, cinematic and big, pushing at the edges of what TV can do.”

Kaiya Shunyata of added that House of the Dragon “breathes new life into the world of Westeros.”

“This new look into the world that George R.R. Martin created is an example of what an adaption should be,” said Shunyata.

“Fans of Martin’s books and the lore of Westeros are in for a treat.”

Watch it on Showmax

Beginning 17 June 2024, new episodes of House of the Dragon: Season 2 will be available on Showmax every Monday.

If shows like House of the Dragon aren’t your thing – which we doubt – Showmax has a wealth of other movies and series for you to binge.

Here are a few of our picks that you can watch in June 2024.

Special Ops: Lioness

Featuring award-winning actress Zoe Saldana, this series is inspired by true events, and follows an undercover all-women US special ops team who befriends the wives, girlfriends, and daughters of high-value terrorist targets with the goal of turning them for the CIA.

Binge this show from 13 June.

Power Book IV: Force S2

Follow Tommy Egan, a drug dealer, who finds himself straddling the line between two of the biggest crews in a city divided by race.

Tommy must use his outsider status to his advantage and rewrite all the rules.

Binge this show from 10 June.

Chucky S38

Chucky has moved into the White House.

How and why did this happen, and how can Jake, Devon, and Lexy get to him inside the world’s most secure house?

Find out in the latest season of Chucky, which Slashfilm called “The wildest season yet.”

New episodes available each Wednesday. Watch here.


This series brings to life the stories of those who lived through the 2019-20 Australian megafires – known as the Black Summer.

It has won many awards, including Best Miniseries at Australia’s Emmys, the Logies.

Watch here.

Chasing the Sun 2: A Story for South Africa

Following the hugely popular Chasing the Sun is no easy feat, but this five-part documentary series achieves this and much more.

Offering fans front-row seats to the Springbok’s fourth Rugby World Cup victory in 2023, this documentary includes never-before-seen footage, interviews with over 30 players and coaches, and all the highlights you need to relive the glorious tournament.

Watch here.

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