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The most watched telenovela in SA 'The River' cancelled after 6 seasons

After years of bringing joy to the television screen, the 1 Magic’s most-watched telenovela The River is ending after six seasons on South African television.

Co-creator Phathu Makwarela from Tshedza Pictures production confirmed the show is ending on social media this afternoon. “Join us for our last season. The farewell season.,” tweeted the award-winning producer

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela added that the decision to end the show was at the request from Tshedza Pictures production to not do another season, this is after the departures of actors Tango Ncetezo, who played Paulina since season one, and multi-award-winning actor Lawrence Maleka and Hlomla Dandala, who played Zolani and Zweli respectively.

“At M-Net local entertainment channels we would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to the cast and crew of The River for a memorable five years. Their hard work, dedication, and brilliance have led to the telenovela’s success. The final season is going to be the show’s most epic one yet.”


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