Rhythm City Teasers July 2016
Friday 1 July 2016
Fats is blinded by his feelings for Lihle. When Jafta returns to his family home, his dying grandmother tells him a traumatic secret. Puleng is nervous at having to sleep with Themba. Suffo and Niki make a surprise visit to Ntombizodwa’s house.
Monday 4 July 2016
Niki finds out that Ntombizodwa knows about her affair with Themba. Jafta goes on a hunt for his long-lost father. Fats continues to lose money. Reneilwe and Zolani have sex in the Khuse house.
Tuesday 5 July 2016
Jafta lies to his brother about being a businessman. Mkhushulwa talks Jafta into fixing up the farm. Niki confronts Puleng about sleeping with Themba. Ntombizodwa and Puleng plead with her to keep this a secret. Fats bends over backwards to please Lihle.
Wednesday 6 July 2016
Lerato gives Fats bad news. Lihle breaks up with Fats. Puleng begs Niki to help her get Suffo back to Joburg. Jafta learns that the Mchunus have accepted him as part of the family
Thursday 7 July 2016
Puleng and Themba do their duty for the family. Fats’ financial woes go from bad to worse. Jafta is enjoying his new identity and wants to change his surname.
Friday 8 July 2016
Puleng is still upset about Ntombizodwa’s suggestion that she is falling in love with Themba. Kop hears from Jamaica that Mampho lost her job. Zolani says it’s up to Reneilwe if she wants to keep their affair a secret. Jafta feels his luck is sliding backwards. Fats and Lerato have a major fallout. Solomon returns.
Monday 11 July 2016
In an extremely Zulu-themed episode, Jafta’s family is disrupted when Mkhushulwa arrives on their doorstep. Sis Bee and Mampho stage a revolt. Ntombizodwa cracks down on Themba and Puleng.
Themba is defiant, and Puleng loses her wedding ring. Zolani charms Kop and introduces himself as Reneilwe’s boyfriend.
Tuesday 12 July 2016
Themba and Puleng try their best to stay away from each other. Sis Bee discovers that Mkhushulwa is younger than Jafta. David comes back and makes his intentions clear. Brenda starts implementing David’s mysterious plan.
Wednesday 13 July 2016
A mysterious woman arrives, looking for Reneilwe.
Jafta asserts his status as the elder brother. Mkhushulwa threatens Jafta. David plots his next move against Solomon. Lerato and Doc disagree over an issue at Red. Puleng returns home from KZN.
Thursday 14 July 2016
With Puleng back in town, Niki feels replaced. Suffocate considers bringing Themba back to Jo’burg. Solomon is not happy with Lerato’s performance at Red. Jafta plans to take violent action against Mkhushulwa. Reneilwe and Zolani’s fiancé Nomalanga meet face-to-face.
Friday 15 July 2016
Nomalanga poses as an HR consultant when looking for Reneilwe. Bongi is having second thoughts about boycotting the MIAs. Sis Bee persuades Jafta to relinquish his claim to the farm. Solomon is abusive towards Brenda.
Monday 18 July 2016
Lerato is blindsided by Doc and Bongi’s press conference. Reneilwe lashes out at Mampho for betraying her. Zolani asks Reneilwe out to dinner. David tells Brenda to slow down the process of poisoning Solomon.
Tuesday 19 July 2016
Dolly is growing impatient with the slow progress of David’s plan. Nomalanga is gathering evidence of Zolani’s affair. Jafta uses ingenuity to solve his dilemma of the two names. Niki deflects Suffo’s plan to have Themba move in with her
Wednesday 20 July 2016
Reneilwe has found out that Zolani is engaged to be married. Lerato thinks that she is onto Brenda. Suffocate tells Puleng that Themba is coming to stay with her. Bash – not knowing the full truth about recent events – tells Themba he’s onto him.
Thursday 21 July 2016
Reneilwe tries to resist Zolani’s pleas. Puleng is not comfortable with having Themba back in town. Cuba finds a pregnancy test in Puleng’s things. David comes up with a solution to take care of Lerato’s suspicion.
Friday. 22 July 2016
Puleng struggles to cope with her failure to conceive. David learns about Red’s new project. Reneilwe continues to be blind to Zolani’s lies.
Monday 25 July 2016
Niki warns Puleng to leave Themba alone. Reneilwe asks Mampho to lie to Nomalanga for her. Solomon puts a spanner in Doc and Bongi’s Plans. Fats asks for more lenient repayments at Red.
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Fats makes a damning announcement against Red on the radio. Lerato is worried when Solomon falls seriously sick. David is furious with Brenda for putting their plan in jeopardy. Nomalanga finds out that Zolani is cheating on her.
Wednesday 27 July 2016
David is in a furious panic when he learns that Brenda has poisoned Lerato. Bongi feels threatened by Doc’s concern for a comatose Lerato. Solomon has his own suspicions about who could be responsible for Lerato’s poisoning. Mapula is tempted to partake in her school’s talent competition.
Thursday 28 July 2016
David gives Brenda “incriminating evidence” against Solomon. Reneilwe is devastated after the break-up, but she won’t take no for an answer. Bongi is disappointed that she has missed an opportunity of winning an A4A award.
Friday 29 July 2016
David decides to kill Lerato himself. Reneilwe is gutted when she learns that Zolani got married. Zinzi comes up with a brilliant plan to cheer her mother up.
Rhythm City is a South African drama series that premiered on the country’s free-to-air television channel e.tv on 9 July 2007 as a replacement to the now-defunct youth-targeted soap opera, Backstage, on weekdays in the competitive 18:30 time slot. Its storyline revolves around the trials and tribulations of those who are trying to break into the music industry and the infidelity, backstabbing, abortion, homosexuality, love and drug addictions of those who have made it in the business.
Peter Se-Puma, Lucia Mthiyane, Jamie Bartlett, KB, Connie Chiume, Lungile Radu, Pam Andrews, Mmabatho Montsho, Setlhabi Taunyane, Mpho Molepo, Mduduzi Mabaso, Robert Hobbs, Wandile Molebatsi, Zenzo Ngqobe, Nokuthula Ledwaba, Kelly Khumalo and Wright Ngubeni. Original main credits included Rolisizwe Nikiwe (Creative director), Beatmaker (Musical director), Neil McCarthy (Head Writer), Andre Odendaal, Heather Gordon, and Ziggy Hofmeyr (Directors), Anthony Shaw (Producer), Anthony Akerman (Script Editor & Writer), Rosalind Butler, and Richard Beynon (Storyliners) as well as Makgano Mamabolo, Lodi Matsetela, Justine Loots, and Zamo Mkhwanazi (Writers).