Mon – thu kyknet 23:00 saturdays kyknet 09:00 tue – fri kyknet 09:00
Liam kidnapped Louw and demanded a ransom for his return, isabel outwitted Liam, and astrid helped Liam escape again.
10 – 11 december
Fritz orders a Christmas gift that makes everyone curious, Paul gives Carina food for thought, and astrid tries to rectify her mistakes. marius and Carina break up, and Paul still feels guilty about his feelings for Carina. marius is unhappy about the Christmas arrangements with Louw but stef puts his foot down, while sussie suspects that there’s romance in the air when Fritz plays dumb about a mysterious dinner date. and marius asks eben to come back to work.
15 – 18 december
Paul confesses his real feelings for Carina to marius, Fritz is lonely, and anthony convinces isabel to surprise Fritz. Fritz puts astrid in her place and she’s adamant about showing everybody during the festive season that her feelings are sincere. stef and marius still have their differences and Vicky sticks her nose in their business. isabel plans a dinner to introduce her friend to Fritz, and Vicky, stef and Louw go away on holiday. stef tells marius important news, and astrid is still trying to be on her best behaviour but an unexpected visitor catches her offguard. meanwhile, sussie and anthony try to figure out the identity of the mysterious woman in Fritz’s life.
22 – 23 december
astrid thinks that she can manipulate Lindie, while marius assures Carina and Paul that they have his blessing. eben and Carina realise that there’s no hope of their parents reconciling when their mom Celeste returns to the Villa. Fritz and isabel decide to play a prank on the Villa residents, and the kids from the abraham Kriel orphanage visit the Villa and they celebrate Christmas with singer riana nel.
marlena has plans for jordan but so does shady clyde. kate has to work extra hard to keep her secrets (and her empire), while abigail can’t stop thinking about chad. brady needs help and it involves reaching out to an unlikely source, while hope’s out to solve a new mystery when she stumbles across some dodgy-looking online searches on aiden’s tablet. stefano thinks that chad’s behaviour is out of control, and melanie’s back in salem with a few secrets. chad plots against kate and angers his business partner sonny, and daniel and nicole want to give in to their mutual lust.
stitch and billy find victoria, who’s right in the middle of giving birth, locked in the broom closet by maureen and stitch helps deliver her daughter. jack asks billy if he’s really ready for his life to change if the baby is his and later, jack proposes to phyllis. colin blackmails devon by threatening to tell neil about devon’s affair with hilary. adam’s bandages are removed and he is annoyed that chelsea has moved on with billy. sharon and avery get into an argument, dylan gives joe a warning, and michael reveals his cancer to lauren and they face their greatest challenge yet.