A South African adaptation of the international hit series Ugly Betty. Bettina (Betty) Sikhakhane is a smart, kind-hearted young woman who has always dreamed of being in the fashion publishing business. Even though she is hard-working and passionate, her dream has to date been thwarted by one thing. Betty is slightly less than attractive in a world that demands beauty. But when she is given an opportunity to be the personal assistant of Nubia Magazine’s new editor in chief, Dingani Jiyane, she is determined to do whatever it takes to fulfil her ultimate dream. Lead cast: Farieda Metsileng (Betty); Zweli Dube (Dingaan Jiyane); Tsholofelo Mashishi (Linda Jiyane) and Lesego “Coconut Kelz” Tlhabi (Zaza Moloi).
When season 2 of Makoti debuts Mo, played by Ayanda Makayi receives a phone mail telling him that his father is sick and close knocking on heaven’s door. He just can’t bring himself to going back home, until he is persuaded by his girlfriend Jessica played by Micaela Tucker. What happens when they get to Easter Cape is nothing, they both could have anticipated, his dad is anything but sick. The mischievous old man has arranged a wife for Mo. Thulisile Phongolo returns as Lilitha. Lilitha is pregnant, has settled into her marriage and her career. Her life looks shiny and attractive from the outside and is leading the online pack of YouTubers and Vloggers with her company that has grown into Flawless Lifestyle Channel. Her husband Mthokozisi has remained committed to what he promised Lilitha but the strain of travelling to KZN all the time is taking a toll on him. He is frustrated, stressed, and often cries to his mother because Lilitha is busy putting bread on the table.
A KwaZulu Natal pastor turned cop goes missing and is presumed dead by his family, only to wake up in a Hillbrow hospital with no recollection of who he is. Homeless and isolated from everyone he knows, his quest to rediscovering his identity lands him right in the pit of hell as he fights tooth and nail to stay alive in the criminal world that which he finds himself entangled.
The happenings around the Xulu family from KwaMashu have kept South Africans glued to their TV screens every weekday at 20:30 for the past five years since the show’s premiere in February 2015. UZALO is a provocative, bold and authentic narrative that tells the story of two family dynasties, the Mdletshes and the Xulus, and the two young men who carry their hopes and legacy’s.
Generations: The Legacy is a South African soap opera created and produced by Mfundi Vundla. It is a remake of the previous season's Generations with more and different characters, like an anthology. Vuyo Dabula, Vusi Kunene and Rapulana Seiphemo lead the male cast and Manaka Ranaka leads the female cast.