The River renewed for season six
Long-running South African half-hour drama series The River is coming back for its sixth season, after debuting on the MultiChoice-owned 1Magic channel in 2018
Set to premiere on streamer Showmax on February 6, the new season of the drama continues the story of two families from different backgrounds that are brought together and divided by the discovery of a diamond in Cullinan, near Pretoria.
The River is created by Phathu Makwarela and Gwydion Beynon, produced by Tshedza Pictures and is set against the backdrop of South Africa’s mining industry.
The cast include Siyabonga Thwala, Sindi Dlathu, Hlomla Dandala, Presley Chweneyagae, Lawrence Maleka, Tsholofelo Matshaba, Tinah Mnumzane and Thembinkosi Mthembu.