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The River: today’s episode, 17 July 2024

Here is what will happen on episode of The River 17 July 2024 Tonight on Mzansi Magic TV Channel Zweli gets another phone call that sends him in a tailspin, and Cobra thwarts yet another effort by Morena.

What is The River Tvs Show.

The River is a South African telenovela created by Gwydion Beynon and Phathutshedzo Makwarela revolving around communities on two different sides of a river: society’s upper crust in exquisite mansions who will go to any lengths to maintain their wealth, and the exploited “common folk” who constantly toil with little to show for it. The series stars Presley Chweneyagae, Sindi Dlathu, Hlomla Dandala, Lawrence Maleka, Lunga Shabalala, Moshidi Motshegwa and newcomer Larona Moagi. The River is an M-Net Original Production created and executive produced by Gwydion Beynon and Phathutshedzo Makwarela, for Tshedza Pictures. The duo are also the head writers. The supervising producers are Shona Ferguson and Connie Ferguson. Music is by Brendan Jury.

Cast and Characters

Lindiwe (Sindi Dlathu)
The enigmatic businesswoman who has sacrificed a great deal to become a success; and buries secrets with the same singlemindedness she buries bodies.

Zweli (Hlomla Dandala)
Married to Lindiwe, he completes the picture-perfect power couple that’s revered and reviled in equal measure.

Zolani (Lawrence Maleka)
The adopted son of Lindiwe, who bites into forbidden fruit and later witnesses a terrible tragedy.

Thato (Don Mlangeni Nawa)
Itumeleng’s father, who meets an unexpected reckoning that haunts his daughter, committing her to a greater cause.

Malefu (Moshidi Motshegwa)
Mother to Itumeleng, matriarch and pillar of strength in the family and township community.

Itumeleng (Larona Moagi)
The feisty young rebel who refuses to be silenced and roll over when her family and community become casualties of greed and excess.

About Mzansi Magic Tv Channel

Mzansi Magic is a South African digital satellite channel produced by M-Net and broadcast exclusively on the DStv platform which showcases locally produced content with a strong entertainment focus. The channel offers a diverse content mix, including local and international feature films, music specials, bubblegum movies, documentaries, talk shows, telenovelas and soapies. The channel’s content mix is made up of of licensed, co-produced and commissioned local content.


DStv: Channel 161
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact

Picture Format

576i (SDTV, 16:9) – DStv

Target Market

DStv subscribers
LSM 5-8
Adults 25-49


“Authentic South African Entertainment”


English and other local languages. All non-English is subtitled in English.

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