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2020 Orlando East

Genres: Drama, Miniseries

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About the Show

2020 Orlando East is a South African television miniseries produced by Peu Communication Solutions as a follow-up to the TV movie of the same name as part of the Lokshin Bioskop Series strand which follows a father's quest to find the children he fathered in his youth.

The series originally aired on DStv's Mzansi Magic channel from 1-29 January, 2013, on Tuesdays at 21h00. It later aired on DStv's Mzansi Wethu channel. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

2020 Orlando East premiered on Mzansi Wethu on Monday 17 June 2013, at 21h30. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are five hour-long episodes in the series.

Synopsis

Pitso Mohomane fathered four children in his youth, but he has never witnessed a baby's first steps. He gets a rude awakening when Thulani Dlamini impregnates his wife and demands to play an active role in the child's upbringing.

Haunted by his past mistakes, Pitso sets out on a long journey to find his children. His sudden appearance disrupts relationships, opens old wounds and changes lives forever.

2020 Orlando East is produced by Peu Communication Solutions, with story development by head writer Winnie Serite and television writers Phathu Makwarela (Muvhango, The Wild and Zone14 among others) and Sipho Xolisa Tshapu (TVSA blogger, Isidingo Storyliner and New Media Coordinator for the show).

Episodes

Episode 1

When Pitso Mohomane goes on a search for his children, he is met with some hostility. Skeletons tumble out of the closet and turn innocent people's lives upside down.

Director: Thabang Moqobai
Cast: Arthur Molepo and Motshabi Tyelele


Episode 2

Pitso's dream of reuniting with his youngest son is dealt a severe blow when he meets Dikeledi. Thulani Dlamini's lies threaten to destroy his relationship with Disebo.

Director: Thabang Moqobai
Cast: Molobane Mbatha and Mankoko Mokhari


Episode 3

When Mokgadi finds herself alone and broke, she turns to her sister for support. Does she have what it takes to raise a baby on her own? Moloko challenges Thulani to step up to the plate.

Director: Thabang Moqobai
Cast: Bongani Madondo and Motlatji Ditodi


Episode 4

Mokgadi goes into labour, but the newborn fails to bring the family together. Thulani and Disebo's relationship comes to a painful end following a shocking incident.

Director: Thabang Moqobai
Cast: Arthur Molepo and Motlatji Ditodi


Episode 5

A catastrophic encounter with an old enemy nearly sends Pitso to an early grave. Despite all the ups and downs, Mokgadi's baby melts people's hearts and brings the family together.

Director: Thabang Moqobai
Cast: Arthur Molepo, Molobane Mbatha and Bongani Madondo


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Seasons

Season 1 (5 episodes)

Channel: Mzansi Magic | Premiere: 1 Jan 2013 | Finale: 29 Jan 2013 | Tuesdays, 21h00
Channel: Mzansi Wethu | Premiere: 17 Jun 2013 | Finale: 15 Jul 2013 | Mondays, 21h30


Starring

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Disebo

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Mokgadi

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Pitso Mohomane

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Rre Moholo

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Thulani Dlamini


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