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CANCELLED: The River' comes to an end after six seasons

03/02/2023

CANCELLED: The River' comes to an end after six seasonsDStv has confirmed Tshedza Pictures' telenovela The River' which airs on 1Magic is coming to an end after six seasons.

by Rae Seleme

03-02-2023 17:25

in Soapies

The River' cast Sindi Dlathu, Siyabonga Thwala and Presley Chueneyagae. Image via Twitter @PhilMphela

1Magic's popular The River will not be renewed after its current sixth season. This comes after entertainment commentator Phil Mphela - confirmed that the show is being cancelled after more than five years on television.

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THE RIVER' ENDS 1Magic'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.

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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.

The cancellation was a mutual agreement from the channel and producers.

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.

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DSTV CONFIRMS CANCELLATION Shirley Adonisi, who is the director of local entertainment channels at Mnet confirmed the telenovela is ending after six seasons.

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. The drama will be bigger and better, setting the stage for the ultimate finale.

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TV: The River cancelled

Mnet Local Entertainment Channels has made the official announcement that the new season of #TheRiver1Magic will be its last.

Season 6 of the multi-award winning telenovela starts February 6th #KgopoloReports pic.twitter.com/dxsSFeThWt

Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) February 3, 2023

STATEMENTS

Shirley Adonisi - Director, Local Entertainment Channels (Mnet)

Phathu Makwarela - Executive Producer (Tshedza Pictures) pic.twitter.com/NpZXrpcuUq

Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) February 3, 2023

Join us for our last season. The farewell season. #TheRiver1Magic pic.twitter.com/gbCBMcBWg6

Pha huMakwarela (@PhathuMakwarela) February 3, 2023

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