If you are bored of the same old programme on your local channel with the same old cliches and can’t find anything good on HBO either you might want to try mob TV series instead. Mob or Mobile TV series are taking over the past time of the everyday South African with fresh new content replacing the TV set as their means of entertainment. Some of these locally produced shows can even compete with international web series like Good Omens on Amazon Prime or Stranger Things on Netflix in terms of both production quality and storytelling. Some have even made it to these platforms.
While everything on the internet is pushing you to watch the next big thing on Netflix, Amazon Prime or Youtube, you may have missed the pure gold that is The Queen. Rightly, hailed as the best action series in South Africa, this online telenovela will take you on an emotional rollercoaster with no brakes. The series which airs on Mzansi Magic from Monday to Friday at 19:00 SAST is produced by the Ferguson Films owned by the veteran actors and couple Connie and Shona Ferguson, who play the lead in the series. The show may not be huge globally but South Africans on the M-Net cannot stop talking about it: The Queen’s Plot The mind action series revolves around a drug war between The Khoza family headed by Harriet Khoza (played by Connie Ferguson), their competitors and the police lead by Captain Jerry Maake (played by Shona Feruson).