As we recently mentioned, Vusi Nova: Unprovoked premieres on SABC1 on Saturday 2 March at 20h00 for a 13-episode season.
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We're leaving the teasers here so they're available for when it starts.
Saturday 2 March 2024
Vusi grapples with the shock of becoming a grandfather while preparing for a gig and dealing with the loss of his dog. A surprise visit from Dezz with news of his child and a candid conversation with friend Somizi sets the tone for Vusi's multifaceted life.
Saturday 9 March 2024
Vusi explores acting, revealing his vulnerability during an audition. Personal reflections surface during a nail session, and a team-building meeting exposes internal group tensions. Discussions with Somizi about spirituality hint at deep personal journeys, intertwining fame with introspection and friendship.
Saturday 16 March 2024
Vusi delves into the alcohol business, meeting suppliers and blending unique flavours. Family ties explored through candid conversations with Dezz about fatherhood and a dog funeral reflects Vusi’s compassionate side. Consultations with a Sangoma mark a spiritual turn, deepening his connection with ancestral roots.
Saturday 23 March 2024
Emotions run high at an all-white party, where Vusi performs and confronts past heartbreaks. Shopping at Sandton City highlights his fashion sense. Intimate discussions with Sulezi about his spiritual journey and therapy considerations reveal his inner struggles and resilience.
Saturday 30 March 2024
Tensions and emotional complexities surface as Vusi deals with the dynamics of grandfatherhood, navigates his role in the family, and prepares for a ceremony.
Saturday 6 April 2024
The episode showcases a PJ party hosted by Brinette, where Vusi's friends gather. In a different setting, at Vusi's house, the boys throw a wild party in his absence, leading to dramatic confrontations and a surprising visit from a relationship expert.
Saturday 13 April 2024
Vusi faces a tense situation at East London airport, avoiding Nathi due to a personal conflict. Vusi performs at the Umhlobo Wenene FM event, marked by a blend of professional dedication and personal strife, with attempts to resolve issues with Nathi.
Saturday 20 April 2024
After his performance, Vusi and Sipho debrief, navigating the complexities of his relationship with Nathi. Vusi's day includes a haircut session interrupted by issues with his bodyguards and a poignant visit to the graveyard, reflecting on life transience.
The show won't air on 27 April because of the broadcast of the Metro FM Awards.
Saturday 4 May 2024
Vusi makes a bold move, fires Sipho and appoints Stu as his temporary manager. The episode follows Dez and Stu's efforts to mend fences, Vusi's home exercises, and a failed meeting with Nathi, highlight the challenges of managing personal and professional relationships.
Saturday 11 May 2024
This episode revolves around a significant family function, with Vusi and his relatives engaging in traditional rituals and dealing with family dynamics. Tensions and emotions run high as Vusi navigates the complexities of his cultural heritage and family.
Saturday 18 May 2024
The day of Umcimbi brings Vusi closer to his family with heartwarming moments and cultural celebrations. Vusi's conversation with his uncle about his readiness to have a child marks a pivotal moment in his personal life, reflecting his deep desire for family.
Saturday 25 May 2024
Vusi attends the Deborah Cox concert, finally meets Dez's baby mama, and deals with the aftermath of a stabbing incident involving his bodyguard. The episode also covers a legal consultation regarding event organization issues, highlighting the ongoing challenges in Vusi's career and continuity expectations.
Saturday 1 June 2024
The season finale unfolds with Vusi tackling financial disputes in Motherland and seeking personal evolution through therapy.
He navigates the poignant aftermath of Cooper's funeral, reflecting the depth of his emotional world.
A mysterious, unresolved air hangs over his relationship with Phindile, particularly their discussions about having a baby, a topic shrouded in secrecy and past attempts.
The episode reaches a crescendo with a dramatic kitchen brawl among the boys, a vivid showcase of the high stakes and raw emotions that define Vusi's life.
Premiere episodes of Vusi Nova Unprovoked air on SABC1 on Saturdays at 20h00 from 2 March 2024.