Please note: these are teasers for Season 1 of The River, currently airing on Mzansi Magic.

If you want the Season 3 teasers for its run on 1Magic, please tap here: 
The River 3 on 1 Magic Teasers

Coming up on The River on Mzansi Magic this September 2020:
The River 1 on Mzansi Magic Teaser

Tuesday 1 September 2020
Episode 242

The Chakalaka Incident 

Tempers flare at the Dikana New Year’s lunch and the Mokoenas make a shocking discovery when they return home.

Wednesday 2 September 2020
Episode 243

Web of Lies  

Angel pleads her case to the Mokoenas, just as Lindiwe pulls Tumi back into her web of lies and promises of wealth.

Thursday 3 September 2020
Episode 244

The Clone 

Walter looks set to lock horns with Lindiwe again, over the Tsholofelo project. Dimpho is crushed by Angel’s betrayal.

Friday 4 September 2020
Episode 245

The Uprising Again!  

Walter gets another chance to take Lindiwe down and Malefu is furious when she finds out the real reason Angel moved in with them.

Monday 7 September 2020
Episode 246

Nothing for Mahala

It’s a good day for the Mokoenas while the Dikanas are faced with the wrath of Refilwe’s residents.

Tuesday 8 September 2020
Episode 247

The Burden of Success

Just as Tumi is celebrated she discovers it’s all a lie, but Lindiwe turns the tables against a staunch enemy.

Wednesday 9 September 2020
Episode 248

The Right Lie

Lindiwe commands Zolani to commit an unspeakable act and Tumi makes a shocking decision.

Thursday 10 September 2020
Episode 249


Tumi and Zolani’s relationship hits a new low and Walter gains more support against Lindiwe.

Friday 11 September 2020
Episode 250

The Big Reveal  

The walls come tumbling down for the Dikanas and Mokoenas as truths are revealed.

Monday 14 September 2020
Episode 251

Drums of War

Malefu hands Tumi the broken-heart pendant she was found wearing, and kicks her out of her house for good. Lindiwe calls on Tshabalala as she prepares for war. Tumi’s friends turn their backs on her.

Tuesday 15 September 2020
Episode 252

Let There Be Blood!

Shots are fired at Khanyisa Diamonds and Zolani fights for Tumi’s love.

Wednesday 16 September 2020
Episode 253

Time To Fight or Go!

Lindiwe puts a shocking plan in place to combat Walter, before Detective Tshabalala and Zolani. Tumi gets support from an unexpected source.

Thursday 17 September 2020
Episode 254

Battlefield of Refilwe

Tumi and Lindani are caught in the eye of the storm. A defiant Lindiwe comes face to face with Walter and angry protesters.

Friday 18 September 2020
Episode 255

Streets of Refilwe!

Tensions rise as the community of Refilwe tries to hold on to the little they have left and a heartless Lindiwe guns for more.

Monday 21 September 2020
Episode 256

Refilwe Burning  

Walter’s good deeds backfire and Lindiwe’s family is shaken to the core by her actions in Refilwe.

Tuesday 22 September 2020
Episode 257

Stop All The Clocks  

Lindiwe faces a potential government enquiry and her family falling apart, while Refilwe residents struggle to understand what happened to Walter.

Wednesday 23 September 2020
Episode 258

Big Scary Truths

The Minister takes things into her own hands and Zolani reveals a deadly secret.

Thursday 24 September 2020
Episode 259

Finding My Mother!

Things fall apart at the Mokoena house when Dimpho and Cobra don’t agree with their mother’s latest stunt. Tumi makes a discovery that will change her life.

Friday 25 September 2020
Episode 260
Season 1 finale!

Life Is A River!

Tumi makes a choice that could be fatal and Lindiwe finally faces something that her money and power can’t save her from.

Coming up in Season 2:

Monday 28 September 2020
Episode 1
Season 2 Premiere!

Hope Against Hope

The Mokoena family hear terrifying news about Tumi. Zweli informs his stunned children that Lindiwe was shot.

Tuesday 29 September 2020
Episode 2


Tumi and Lindiwe have their respective families in turmoil.

Wednesday 30 September 2020
Episode 3

Wrong Suspect

Nomonde relishes the prospect of being the CEO of Khanyisa Diamonds. After being threatened by Zolani, Lindani takes major evasive action.

Season 2 of The River airs on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 19h00.


Season 2 starts immediately after the end of Season 1, on Monday, 28 September 2020. You'll find the teasers here: The River 2 on Mzansi Magic Teasers - September 2020

Season 1 of The River airs on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 19h00.