Turning a new leaf
Rhythm City Weekdays e.tv (*194) 19:00 AUGUST
Pearl is exhausted by her parents David and Andiswa’s non-stop arguing and plans to move out. Emmanuel returns to his drug habit when the stress of finding a job becomes too much, and Reneilwe wants her ex-bestie-turned-freeloader Kgaugelo out of her house. Pearl finds out that her mom is having an affair with her boyfriend Suffocate, and Emmanuel tries to impress his badguy friend Vega (Mbasa Msongelo) by throwing a party while his uncle Kop is out of town. David fears for Pearl’s life and his empire when he discovers that she’s marrying his business rival Suffocate, and Emmanuel learns that truth about Palesa’s (Hloni Padi) rape: it was Vega’s plan! Mampho loses her job and lies to keep her parents Jafta and Sis Bee happy, and Niki is jealous that her ex-hubby Suffo is engaged to Pearl.
Palesa doesn’t know who to turn to during her time of need and loses her cool when a stranger flirts with her, and Mampho picks up the pieces while searching for a new job. Niki needs an escape plan when her past and the police knock on her front door, and
Puleng joins a religious cult to get closure on losing her baby Matric in March 2011. Cuba is surprised when her daughter Puleng pushes her away to rather spend time with her church friends, and Bash confesses to his sister Niki’s crimes and goes to jail to protect her. Lungile has Bongi committed to a mental asylum, and Mampho tries to hide her feelings for bad- guy Sifiso. Niki’s got a plan to free Bash and get out of town safely, and Pearl discovers that her parents are trying to split her and Suffocate. Emmanuel feels guilty for Palesa’s pain and offers to help her put Vega behind bars, and Mampho is terrified about revealing her HIV status to her boyfriend Sifiso.
Rhythm City couldn’t provide episode synopses this far ahead due to its tight production schedule.
Trouble’s brewing for siblings Bash and Niki.
Reneilwe’s already chaotic life is spiralling out of control.