A heads-up that we've updated these teasers to reflect the fact that there are now two episodes a day instead of one, until Monday, 25 May 2020.
They were also a day out so we've corrected this too.
Coming up in May:
Friday 1 May 2020
The Morning After
The Dikana kids wake up to a shocking scene. Tumi has to make some hard choices as she continues her campaign against Cobra.
Knick of Time
Tumi finds herself in a very dangerous situation. The Dikana kids scramble to find the people who robbed them, before their parents return.
Monday 4 May 2020
Mothers and Daughters
Lindiwe walks in on an unwelcome surprise. Malefu has her hands full with Dimpho, after Tumi’s departure.
So Over You
Lindiwe is forced to follow the rules. Lindani watches the love of his life slip away. Malefu suffers crushing rejection.
Tuesday 5 May 2020
The Prodical Daughter
Lindiwe unveils her plan to win over the Refilwe residents. Cobra is not prepared for the humiliation he has to face while hunting for a job.
Tumi and Zolani take a huge step forward. Zweli sticks his neck out for Cobra.
Wednesday 6 May 2020
Lindiwe finally makes the big announcement but someone rains on her parade. Cobra’s first day at the mine doesn’t go as well as he would have liked.
Malefu gives Walter an ultimatum and Zolani has long term plans for himself and Tumi.
Thursday 7 May 2020
The People Shall Eat
Nomonde makes a surprise appearance at the Refilwe community meeting and Tumi settles into the good life.
Walter squeezes Lindiwe where it hurts and Tumi faces rejection from those she loves.
Friday 8 May 2020
A heartbroken Tumi makes a fool of herself. Walter has Lindiwe exactly where he wants her.
Lindiwe is under pressure as the strike gets worse. Tumi gets some surprising news about her future.
Monday 11 May 2020
Dealing with the Devil
Walter is eaten up by guilt as Sandra worries that Lindiwe might be a few steps ahead of them.
Walter is trapped between a rock and five million rands. Zolani has a confession to make to Lindiwe and Zweli.
Tuesday 12 May 2020
Zolani promises to keep Tumi safe. Lindiwe thinks her problems are over but they have only started.
Between Two Worlds
Lindiwe is close to losing her mining licence. Tumi is caught between the rich and the poor.
Wednesday 13 May 2020
All hell breaks loose at the mine and an old friend returns to Refilwe.
Veronica has some shocking news for Paulina. Lindiwe thanks Zolani for giving her a secret weapon she can use to defeat Walter.
Thursday 14 May 2020
Cobra and Malefu are not impressed when Tumi gives them a message from Lindiwe. An old mischievous friend does the unthinkable to the police at Paulina’s tavern.
A Piece of Pie
The community of Refilwe receives a piece of Khanyisa Diamonds. Khabzela gets a surprising offer from an old, troublesome friend.
Friday 15 May 2020
Queens and Pawns
Tumi is front and centre in Lindiwe’s game. Thuso gets an unusual call from someone he owes a whole lot to.
Life's a Drag
Lindiwe faces her old enemy. Oupa and Percy’s freedom hangs in the balance.
Monday 18 May 2020
Percy and Oupa’s plan is thrown off course. Veronica’s tiny act of revenge goes wrong.
On the Run
Cobra and Lindani fear the worst for their friends. Lindiwe turns up the heat on Veronica. Oupa and Percy strike an impossible deal.
Tuesday 19 May 2020
For the Millions
Cobra is torn between his friends and the law. Flora performs a miracle for Veronica.
The Enemy of My Enemy
Cobra finds himself in the middle of a criminal act.
Wednesday 20 May 2020
The Rise of Old Enemies
Cobra gets an unwelcome call from an old enemy, while one of Lindiwe’s oldest enemies launches a surprise attack.
A miracle happens in the Dlamini household. Percy has a plan for dealing with Goliath but Cobra doesn’t like it.
Thursday 21 May 2020
Veronica makes a shocking announcement. Goliath has a surprise in store for Refilwe’s three musketeers.
Eyes Wide Open
Veronica turns Lindiwe’s house into a tavern. Julia sees through Cobra’s lies.
Friday 22 May 2020
Snitches Get Stitches
Cobra’s plan to snitch on Goliath backfires. Tumi is pulled into Veronica’s web of lies.
Lindiwe goes to the ends of the earth to bring down an old enemy.
Monday 25 May 2020
Please note: The River returns to one episode a day from today because of the return of Gomora in the 19h30 timelsot.
Who is Julia?
Cobra, Percy and Oupa celebrate too early. Zweli discovers something about Julia that shocks him.
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Detective Tshabalala starts to sweat as Zweli’s investigation inches closer to him. Zolani has reason not to trust Veronica or Lindiwe.
Wednesday 27 May 2020
How To Catch a Thief
Veronica drops a bombshell on Zolani. Oupa and Percy start to feel the heat of the investigation.
Thursday 28 May 2020
Zolani finally learns the truth about something that has troubled him for the longest time. The chickens have come home to roost for Cobra and his friends.
Friday 29 May 2020
Make it Rain
Cobra, Percy and Oupa have to come up with a plan to escape from the police. Veronica sets Lindiwe and Zolani against each other.
Season 1 of The River airs on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 19h00 and 19h30.