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The best movies to stream these holidays, from Dune to Top Gun: Maverick, Uncharted to Candyman, Licorice Pizza to House of Gucci


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Top Gun: Maverick, Dune, Licorice Pizza, House of Gucci, Get Out, Uncharted, Candyman, Respect, Kimi, Moonfall, The Addams Family 2, Together and more on Showmax this holiday season
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TOP GUN: MAVERICK | Stream from 23 January 2023
After thirty years, Maverick (Oscar nominee Tom Cruise) is still pushing the envelope as a top naval aviator, but must confront ghosts of his past when he leads TOP GUN’s elite graduates on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.
The biggest box office hit of 2022 globally, Top Gun: Maverick is also one of the best reviewed films of the year, with a 96% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and Independent calling it “as thrilling as blockbusters get”; Daily Telegraph hailing it as “unquestionably the best studio action film since 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road”; and Time/Out saying, “You will want to high five someone on the way out.”
Up for the People’s Choice Award for The Movie of 2022, Top Gun: Maverick co-stars Miles Teller (The Offer), Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful MindRequiem for a Dream), Val Kilmer (Heat) and Emmy winner Jon Hamm (Mad Men).
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DUNE | Stream now
Winner of six Oscars and five BAFTAs, Dune is now streaming on Showmax.
Directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (ArrivalBlade Runner 2049) from Frank Herbert’s classic bestseller, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides (Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet). Paul must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people – as conflict grows over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence.
As Lady Jessica Atreides, Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman) won a Critics Choice Super Award for Best Actress In Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie. Oscar winner Javier Bardem, Emmy winner Zendaya, Oscar nominees Charlotte Rampling and Josh Brolin, Emmy nominees Oscar Isaac and Stellan Skarsgård, and the likes of Jason Momoa and Dave Bautista co-star.
Dune has an 83% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In their five-star review, The Guardian praises Dune as “blockbuster cinema at its dizzying, dazzling best… Dune reminds us what a Hollywood blockbuster can be.”
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LICORICE PIZZA | Stream from 9 January 2023
Nominated for three Oscars this year – Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay – Licorice Pizza tells the story of Alana Kane, a 25-year-old photography assistant, and 15-year-old actor Gary Valentine as they navigate first love in the 70s.
Licorice Pizza won a 2022 BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay for 11-time Oscar-nominee, writer, producer and director Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie NightsPhantom ThreadHard Eight). Grammy-nominated singer Alana Haim’s debut film role earned her a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress, with her co-star Cooper Hoffman (son of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman) nominated for Best Young Actor at the Critics Choice Awards, where Licorice Pizza won Best Comedy.
Licorice Pizza has a 91% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes and earned widespread critical acclaim for both its director – with Empire Magazine calling Anderson “a master at work” – and its fresh-faced leads, who hold their own alongside a supporting cast of heavy-hitters like Oscar winner Sean Penn, nine-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper, and Oscar nominee, Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Tom Waits.
“There are two courtships unfolding in Licorice Pizza,” says Rolling Stone, “and only one of them is happening on the screen. The other is between us and the movie. Guess who ends up punch-drunk and smitten?”
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HOUSE OF GUCCI | Stream from 5 January 2023
Inspired by the shocking true story of the family behind the Italian fashion empire, House of Gucci follows Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, who marries into the Gucci family. But her unbridled ambition begins to unravel their legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder.
The all-star cast is led by Oscar winner Lady Gaga (A Star is Born) and two-time Oscar nominee Adam Driver (Marriage Story). Oscar winners Al Pacino (The Godfather), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), and Jeremy Irons (Munich: The Edge of War) co-star, along with the likes of Oscar nominee Salma Hayek (FridaDesperado), and Jack Huston (The IrishmanAmerican HustleBoardwalk Empire).
Directed by four-time Oscar nominee Ridley Scott (Gladiator), House of Gucci was nominated for British Film of the Year at the BAFTAs, best female actor (Lady Gaga) at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and Critics Choice Awards, and best makeup and hairstyling at the Oscars this year, among other honours.
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CANDYMAN | Stream now
Don’t say his name…
For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighbourhood were terrorised by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror.
In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II from Watchmen and Us) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris from If Beale Street Could Talk and The Photograph), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore the true story behind Candyman in his paintings, unknowingly unleashing a terrifying new wave of violence.
Yahya was named Best Actor in a Horror Movie at the 2022 Critics Choice Super Awards, where Candyman was also up for Best Horror Movie. Yahya also won at the 2022 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Nia daCosta was named one of Palm Springs International Film Festivals’ Directors to Watch, and the horror was up for BET and Black Reel Awards, among other honours.
A number one box office hit, Candyman was the sixth best-reviewed horror film of 2021 on Rotten Tomatoes, with an 84% critics’ rating.
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UNCHARTED  | Stream now
The 11th-biggest box office hit of 2022 so far, Uncharted introduces audiences to street-smart Nathan Drake (People’s Choice winner Tom Holland, aka Spider-Man) and showcases his first treasure-hunting adventure with wisecracking partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg).
Inspired by the acclaimed video game series, this action-adventure epic spans the globe and follows Nate and Sully as they embark on the dangerous pursuit of “the greatest treasure never found” while also tracking clues that may lead to Nate’s long-lost brother.
Oscar nominee Antonio Banderas and Sophia Ali (Dr Dahlia Qadri in Grey’s Anatomy) co-star.
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RESPECT | Stream from 22 December 2022
South African Liesl Tommy (Mrs. Fletcher, The Walking DeadJessica Jones) directs Respect, a music biopic about the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson plays the lead role – after being recommended by Aretha herself after she saw Dreamgirls.
Respect was up for Drama Movie of 2021 at the People’s Choice Awards, where Hudson was up for Favourite Female Movie Star. The soundtrack was also Grammy nominated. Among many, many other accolades, Tommy was nominated as Breakthrough Creative at the 2022 Image Awards, while fellow South African Avril Beukes (Peabody winner David Makes Man, Queen Sugar, Yesterday) was up for Best Editor at the 2022 Black Reel Awards.
The cast includes Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (Godfather of Harlem), Emmy winners Audra McDonald (The Good FightThe Gilded Age) and Tate Donovan (ArgoRocketman), BET Comedy Award winner Marlon Wayans (White Chicks), Critics Choice nominee Marc Maron (GLOW), and nine-time Grammy winner Mary J Blige.
Observer says, “Jennifer Hudson as Aretha is the whole deal,” while The Hollywood Reporter calls Respect, “An intimate gift of love, rich in complexity, spirituality, Black pride and feminist grit.”
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KIMI | Stream from 9 December 2022
Multi-award winner Zoë Kravitz (Big Little Lies) was nominated for a 2022 Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress as Angela Childs, an agoraphobic Seattle tech worker who uncovers evidence of a crime.
Directed by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies and Videotape), Kimi was up for Best Streaming Movie at the 2022 Hollywood Critics Associaton Television Awards and has a 92% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
In their five-star review, Telegraph wrote, “Zoë Kravitz is magnificent in Steven Soderbergh’s techno-thriller about the dangers of letting technology’s tentacles wrap around our lives… Stylish, gripping and brisk.”
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MOONFALL | Stream from 12 December 2022
From “the master of disaster” Roland Emmerich (Independence Day2012GodzillaThe Day After Tomorrow) comes Moonfall, a sci-fi disaster romp that sees the moon hurtling on a collision course toward Earth after a mysterious force knocks it out of orbit.
Moonfall stars Oscar winner Halle Berry (John Wick 3BruisedMonster’s Ball), Emmy nominee Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring) and John Bradley (Game of Thrones’ Samwell Tarly). The cast also includes the likes of Black Reel Award winner Michael Peña (Ant-Man’s Luis), Charlie Plummer (Looking for Alaska), Emmy winner Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games’ President Snow) and Nigerian-American actor Eme Ikwuakor (CounterpartInhumans).
New York Magazine/Vulture calls it “unapologetically absurd and so very fun,” while Associated Press says, “Emmerich’s latest is an absolutely bananas piece of big-budget filmmaking, a sci-fi-, action- and disaster-thriller that gets more crazy by the minute. It makes Independence Day look like Little Women.”
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THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2  | Stream from 2 January 2023
Everyone’s favourite spooky family is back in The Addams Family 2, which finds Morticia (Oscar winner Charlize Theron) and Gomez (Emmy nominee Oscar Isaac) distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and are totally consumed with “scream time.”
To reclaim their bond, they decide to cram Wednesday (Critics Choice nominee Chloë Grace Moretz), Pugsley (Javon Walton from Euphoria), Uncle Fester (Emmy nominee Nick Kroll) and the crew into their haunted camper for one last marvellously miserable family road trip. Their adventure across America to see Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and of course, Death Valley, takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, It (Emmy winner Snoop Dogg), as well as many new kooky characters. What could possibly go wrong?
As Morticia, Theron was nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award for Favourite Voice From An Animated Movie.
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TOGETHER | Stream from 30 January
In Together, multi-award winners James McAvoy (SplitX-Men) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) play a husband and wife whose relationship is tested by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Co-directed by three-time Oscar nominee Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) and written by BAFTA winner Dennis Kelly (Utopia), Together won the 2022 BAFTA for Single Drama, with McAvoy taking home a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actor – Television.
The Observer calls it “an hour and a half of cinematic fury… at once suspenseful, provocative, funny and heartbreaking.”
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GET OUT | Stream from 26 January
Just named one of the top 100 films of all time in Sight & Sound’s once-a-decade critics’ poll, Get Out follows a young African-American who visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him reaches a boiling point.
For Get Out, Jordan Peele became the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, as well as the first African American to be nominated for producing, writing and directing in the same year. Get Out went on to win over 150 awards internationally.
As Chris Washington, Daniel Kaluuya was nominated for an Oscar and BAFTA for Best Actor, with Lil Rel Howery (Judas and the Black Messiah) taking home the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance as Rod. Critics Choice nominee Allison Williams (Girls), Oscar nominees Catherine Keener (Being John Malkovich) and LaKeith Stanfeild (Judas and the Black Messiah), Emmy winner Bradley Whitford (The Handmaid’s Tale), Emmy nominee Stephen Root (Barry), and Critics Choice Super nominee Caleb Landry Jones (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) co-star.
Get Out has a 98% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics’ consensus calls it “​​funny, scary and thought-provoking.”
Also look out for Peele’s similarly acclaimed horror Us, starring Lupita Nyong’o, back on Showmax from 26 January 2023.
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MOONSHOT  | Stream now
Moonshot follows Walt (People’s Choice winner Cole Sprouse from Riverdale) and Sophie (Teen Choice nominee Lana Condor from To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before) as they join forces in order to be reunited with their significant others – a journey that winds up taking them both wildly and unexpectedly off course.
A romantic comedy with a twist, Moonshot also stars Emmy nominee Zach Braff (Scrubs), Lukas Gage (The White Lotus), and Mason Gooding (Scream).
The New York Times says: “Condor is note-perfect, and Winterbauer directs with a light, playful touch, giving the movie an energy that’s nimble and vibrantly sexy.”
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In The Wolf of Snow Hollow, terror grips a small mountain town as bodies are discovered after each full moon. Losing sleep, raising a teenage daughter, and caring for his ailing father, officer Marshall struggles to remind himself there’s no such thing as werewolves.
The film has an 89% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with nominations for two 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards – Best Limited Release Film and Best Lead Performance for Sundance and SXSW winner Jim Cummings (who also wrote and directed the film), as well as a Fright Meter Award for the late Oscar-nominated Robert Forster (The DescendantsJackie Brown). The cast also includes Critics Choice nominee Jimmy Tatro (American Vandal) and Emmy nominee Riki Lindhome (WednesdayKnives Out).
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TOGETHER TOGETHER | Stream from 26 December 2022
In Together Together, a young loner becomes the surrogate for a single man in his 40s, but the two strangers soon realise this unexpected relationship will challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love. Teen Choice winner Ed Helms (The HangoverThe Office) and comedian Patti Harrison (ShrillI Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson) co-star.
The award-winning Together Together has a 91% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. As The New York Times says, “Sweet, sensitive and surprisingly insightful, Nikole Beckwith’s Together Together fashions the signposts of the romantic comedy – the meet-cute, the misunderstanding, the mutual acceptance – into a wry examination of a very different relationship.”
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QUEEN BEES | Stream from 15 December 2022
In Queen Bees, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community, where she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying “mean girls.”
Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream) leads the cast, alongside the likes of Oscar nominees Ann-Margret (Grumpy Old Men) and the late James Caan (The Godfather) as well as Emmy winners Jane Curtin (3rd Rock From The Sun), Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy), Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future), and Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost).
Helmed by Emmy-winning Friends director Michael Lembeck, Queen Bees was nominated for the 2022 AARP Movies for Grownups Best Buddy Picture Award, as well as the 2022 Humanitas Prize.
DOWNTON ABBEY: THE MOVIE | Stream from 23 January 2023
Downton Abbey, the movie, continues the story of the beloved, multi-award-winning historical drama series as the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives: a royal visit from the king and queen of England. But the auspicious occasion soon unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue, leaving the future of Downton hanging in the balance.
Written by series creator and Oscar winner Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park), and directed by Emmy nominee Michael Engler (The Gilded Age), the film sees the return of much of the original cast, including the likes of Emmy nominees Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery and Jim Carter, Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton and Oscar winner Maggie Smith, with BAFTA nominee Geraldine James and Simon Jones joining the cast as Queen Mary and King George V.
Nominated for two Critics Choice Awards, the film has an 84% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with Times (UK) calling it “utterly, ineffably, and often fabulously, Downton.”
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CHRISTMAS IS CANCELLED  | Stream from 19 December 2022
Showmax is counting down the days to Christmas, advent calendar style, with a new festive film every day until Santa comes.
Alongside classics like How The Grinch Stole Christmas and Stick Man, look out for Christmas is Cancelled, starring Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs), Dermot Mulroney (August, Osage County and My Best Friend’s Wedding), and Janel Parrish (Pretty Little LiarsTo All The Boys I’ve Loved Before).
When 29-year-old Emma finds out that her widowed, 52-year-old dad has been dating her high school nemesis, she freaks out and embarks on a hilarious, no-holds-barred mission to break them up during their annual family Christmas festivities.
To see everything on Showmax in December 2022, click here.
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Turn your home into a wonderland of fun with DStv’s 30 days of free Kids Channels



Kids Open Window

The school bells may be resting, but DStv entertainment bells are ringing even louder! This school holiday season, we’re gifting DStv Access customers and up with 30 days of access to all our kids channels, offered at no additional cost from Friday 12 April to Saturday 11 May. It’s our way of adding more fun and more choice to your family’s holiday entertainment.

This holiday, DStv’s line-up is more than just television; it’s a doorway to new worlds that spark imagination and joy. Join our favourite feline hero in the daring adventures of The Adventures of Puss in Boots on Dreamworks, as he goes on exciting quests in a quest for redemption, armed with his legendary charm and wit. On the Disney channel, join Miraculous: Tales Of Ladybug & Cat Noir as two Parisian teenagers, Marinette and Adrien, transform into the superheroes Ladybug and Cat Noir to protect the city from supervillains, all while navigating the challenges of teenage life. And don’t miss the premiere of Lu & the Bally Bunch on Cartoonito, where Lu and her family of lovable creatures explore the magical world of Ballyland, teaching valuable lessons about friendship, empathy, and understanding along the way.

At DStv, we believe in entertainment that educates, inspires, and protects. Our Parental Control feature is developed with your family’s safety in mind, allowing you to personalise your kids’ viewing experience with customisable settings. Whether it’s setting viewing limits or selecting suitable content, DStv empowers you to create a safe viewing environment, giving you peace of mind while the little ones enjoy their holiday to the fullest.

Don’t let this holiday be just another break. Let it be the perfect time for your children to explore, learn, and grow with DStv’s wide variety and carefully curated content. And when the holidays are over, you don’t have to say goodbye to the fun. Stay connected or upgrade your subscription through the MyDStv app, and continue to explore a world where entertainment and education go hand in hand.

If you’re on the go, DStv Stream can guarantee your holiday stays packed with access to educational and entertaining content. Let DStv be the gift that keeps on giving, offering your family with endless options and memories. 

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DStv Delivers Choice and Value for Exciting Entertainment Moments In April



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Get ready to be glued to your screens this month as DStv brings you an exciting line-up of drama, action, edutainment, and more. With a diverse range of content catering to every taste, DStv ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Renowned for its commitment to local content, DStv continues to captivate audiences with compelling dramas that strike a chord with viewers nationwide. This month is no exception, as viewers can anticipate on Akwaaba Magic now opened to Access customers the return of Inspector Bediako Mondays at 9pm (Ch. 150), continuing episodes of Ahenfie and endless love stories on Love Notes at 8pm on Sundays.

As usual DStv brings viewers a selection of world’s best international, first to Ghanaian homes, offering customers a carefully scheduled experienced with minimal repeats This month, we’ve made some strategic adjustments to our channel line-up, streamlining it to ensure a more optimised and high-quality programming experience. Now we ensure more quality on the international channels you have remaining. 

In April, catch a line-up of top-tier international content, including the gripping political thriller The Regime on M-Net (DStv channel 102), starring the talented Kate Winslet. Get ready for an action-packed adventure as The Flash on MM1 (DStv channel 104) takes superheroes back in time. Delve into the intriguing world of drug smuggling with Narco Wars on National Geographic (DStv channel 181). Don’t miss this April’s unparalleled movie offering of a new movie every day with the specially curated movie channels, including blockbusters and family favourites like Meet Dave starring Eddie Murphy on Studio Universal (DStv channel 112) and Last Seen Alive with Gerard Butler on MM2 (DStv channel 106). 

Additionally, DStv continues to be the home of the best sports, with coverage of major events like the FA Cup Semi-Finals on Supersport and plenty other sporting action.


Kids also have a reason to tune in for The Adventures of Puss in Boots on Dreamworks (DStv channel 304) and the wonderful world of Hailey’s On It! on Disney Channel (DStv channel 303) and much more!

Plus, DStv remains your window to the world, with 15 news channels providing comprehensive coverage of African and international events. This comprehensive selection guarantees you’re always informed, entertained, and connected, no matter where you are.

Entertainment across all packages

  • Premium package: Unlock over 15 local content channels, alongside flagship sports channels covering everything from Motorsport to Tennis, and over 15 kids’ channels including DreamWorks and Disney Channel.
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  • Compact: Choose from 14 local content channels, and step into the excitement with WWE, offering a blend of entertainment and athleticism, complemented by 10 kids’ channels.
  • Family package: Enjoy a wide selection of comedies, dramas, and lifestyle shows, alongside engaging sports content and 10 local content channels.
  • Access package: Access over 30 hours of the best local stories and a wide range of sports content, alongside 8 educational and entertaining kids’ channels.
  • Lite package: Catch up with local stars and the pulse of sports entertainment with DStv Lite, offering 5 kids’ channels for our youngest viewers.

Stay connected and never miss a moment of your favourite shows and sports. Whether you’re on the move or cosy at home, the MyDStv app is your access point to connect or reconnect to your home of entertainment. With just a few taps, you can manage your account, explore our vast entertainment options, and ensure you’re always up to date with the latest from DStv.

And there’s more – with DStv Stream, your favourite stories are always at your fingertips. No matter where life takes you, you’re covered. 

For a complete list of what’s on, be sure to check out your TV Guide on the DStv Website.



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Taeillo founder, Jumoke Dada and Damilola Emmanuel of LASWA prepare Puff-Puff & Gizdodo to win this “Owanbe” Episode of Cooking with GameChangers. Who Won??




Cooking With GameChangers is back with another sizzling Episode! The kitchen is alive again.

This episode features a keenly contested cook-off between Jumoke Dada, founder of Taeillo a leading furniture-making brand, and Damilola Emmanuel, the General Manager of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA).

These GameChangers will compete for the title of “Ultimate GameChanger” as they create their versions of “Puff Puff & Gizdodo” which is a core part of the Lagos party scene hence the “owanbe” episode tag.

Daniel Etim-Effiong, the show’s host is decked in a blue iconic agbada look by Deji & Kola. Daniel was quite generous on this episode by lending our GameChangers a helping hand in the kitchen. You’ll have to watch the show to see how this panned out.

Judges M.I Abaga and Kaffy who pulled showstopping traditional looks to the kitchen are back alongside Captain Toba and are once again charged with the arduous task of watching, tasting and judging the GameChangers’ performance. This is a must-watch episode!


Who is your money on? 

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You should get into a-day-in-the-life of these top business minds as they compete for the title of “Ultimate GameChanger” in the kitchen:

Watch A-day-in-the-Life of the Taeillo founder, Jumoke Dada;

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Watch A day-in-the-Life of Damilola Emmanuel, GM of LASWA;

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Cooking with GameChangers follows a-day-in-the-life of a top corporate executive and entrepreneur who end up in the Cooking with GameChangers kitchen for a cook-off that is supervised/judged by celebrity host Daniel Etim-Effiong and judges M.I Abaga, Kaffy, and Capt. Toba.


Cooking with GameChangers is a spinoff of Nigeria’s most syndicated talk show, Binging with GameChangers which has over 60 million monthly viewers nationwide and is hosted by Seyi Banigbe. 

The first episode of Cooking with GameChangers featured Abiodun Adigun of Credit Direct and Joy Odunlami of The Braiding Vault in a cook-off. If you missed all that action, catch up on it here.

Subscribe to YouTube Channel: @B2GNetwork

Watch the show every weekend on TV stations nationwide:



NTA Network: Saturdays at 10.30 AM

Silverbird: Saturdays at 1.30 PM

Views Channel: Saturday 6:30 PM; Repeat: Mondays at 9:30 PM; Wednesdays at 9 PM


Africa Magic Family: Sundays at 3.30 PM: Repeat: Wednesdays at 1.30 PM


TVC: Sundays at 5.30 PM

NTA2: Sundays at 5.30 PM

Wazobia Max: Sundays at 5.30 PM; Repeat Mondays at 7 PM

Wazobia TV: Sundays at 5.30 PM; Repeat: Mondays at 7 PM

Follow the show across social media:






LinkedIn: @CookingwithGameChangers


Cooking with GameChangers is proudly supported by Power Oil, 2Sure and Aquafina.

Media Partners: BellaNaija, and Ameyaw Debrah.

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People & Lifestyle

Dishless DStv: Bringing great content directly to your screens anytime, anywhere




DStv is excited to introduce DStv Stream no dish no decoder, a cutting-edge standalone streaming service that opens up a new era for the modern, connected household. Leading the next wave of digital entertainment, DStv is boosting viewer experiences by offering instant access to the best content on demand and without limits. Sign up is a breeze, quick and easy  and in no time you’ll be ready to explore a world of endless entertainment possibilities.

The dishless and wireless, DStv Stream is an exciting addition to DStv’s product line-up, offering flexibility and freedom to enjoy a wide array of content, from live sports to blockbuster movies and beloved series. With the streaming platform, customers no longer require a dish or decoder just a stable Wi-Fi connection to dive into a universe of entertainment.

This experience is designed for simplicity and ease. Customers can choose from various packages to suit their pocket, including Premium, Compact Plus, and more, all offering instant streaming on multiple devices. The service also includes features such as offline downloads and additional mobile streams, so that entertainment is always at your fingertips.MAH DStv DVSCampaign scaled

How to get started

To sign up for this game-changing service, visit With just a few clicks, new users can set off their new subscriptions, all without the need for a decoder or installation.

DStv Stream with no dish or wires is suited to households with a Wi-Fi connection and appetite for the latest digital consumption. It speaks directly to a dynamic audience, especially those with busy family lives and a tech-savvy edge.


Why DStv Stream with no dish or  wires? 

DStv understands the evolving needs of its customers. Whether through the MyDStv self-service app, the on-the-go companion DStv Stream product, or the new DStv Stream that requires no decoder or existing subscription, the brand continually looks for new ways to add value and joy to the viewing experience. DStv provides more than just entertainment and value-adding services it’s a commitment to customer satisfaction and innovation.

Fresh content to enjoy

DStv customers can look forward to a variety of new content, including adventures at Craig of the Creek, funny antics in Jellystone, and an adrenaline rush with Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution. Plus, don’t miss the chance to enjoy marathons on Cartoonito, culinary delights on BBC Lifestyle, and action-packed movies on Studio Universal.

Sporting enthusiasts have much to anticipate. Not only does this product promise a diverse range of entertainment and educational content, but it also serves as the home for unmissable live sports action. In April, get ready for the skilful rallies of the Monte Carlo Masters. May brings an adrenaline boost with the prestige of the PGA Championship in Valhalla and the peak of European football leagues, including the drama of the UEFA Champions League. Tennis fans can watch the clay court battles at the French Open, while Formula 1 enthusiasts can experience the excitement of the Monaco Grand Prix. DStv Stream will make sure that you don’t miss a moment, from the first serve to the final lap, all streamed directly to your preferred device.


DStv invites everyone to experience the comfort and convenience of DStv Stream. It’s not just about watching TV, it’s about discovering a new way of life where top-of-the-line entertainment meets effortless accessibility. 

For more information and to sign up, visit

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Coming to Popcornflix in April!



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Now that Spring is here beautiful things are popping up everywhere, including these beautifully FREE titles on Popcornflix in April! Check it out!


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