Skeem Saam is a blend of stories about the journey to manhood. The local drama series examines the plight of today’s male children and the tough challenges they face transitioning into manhood.
Skeem Saam airs on Mondays to Fridays at 18h30 on SABC 1 – and also available to stream on YouTube and VIU.
Monday 2 January 2023
Pretty is getting frustrated with her relationship with Lehasa. The pressure for Koloi to find a job mounts. Meikie feels let down by Ntswaki.
Tuesday 3 January 2023
A prodigal son returns home and reconciles with his parents. Khwezikazi realises she’s housing a snake. Two underage boys realise their actions have dire consequences.
Wednesday 4 January 2023
Lehasa has a lethal plan in store for Khwezikazi. Ramolao adds more pressure on Koloi regarding his lack of employment. The Maputlas receive unexpected family members.
Thursday 5 January 2023
Lehasa is thrown into a massive tailspin when Khwezikazi and the baby find themselves in harm’s way. Things are finally looking up for Koloi when he secures an interview in the big city of lights. Meikie is a bit insulted by the rumours doing the rounds about Ntswaki and her wayward ways.
Friday 6 January 2023
Chef Kgosi hurls bitter truths at Pretty and bursts her love fantasy. Eunice demands what is rightfully hers at the worst time imaginable for Koloi. Meikie discovers why Ntswaki has been hiding her grade 9 report. Francois has a staff crisis at Level.
Monday 9 January 2023
Lehasa gives Kgosi a warning that proposes a meeting with his Maker. Meikie has a heart-to-heart with Ntswaki who lies again. Francois gives his staff a firm talking to regarding their performance.
Tuesday 10 January 2023
Zakhele pays Khwezikazi a surprise visit and gets the shock of his life. Koloi’s first day in Joburg turns into a nightmare. Meikie is infuriated by Alfred’s actions.
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Pretty has had it with her beau and there’s no turning back. Meikie makes a vow to Ntswaki concerning her future. Koloi’s life is flipped upside down in the City of Gold.
Thursday 12 January 2023
Lehasa gets out of the frying pan into the fire because of unexpected guests. Alfred turns Meikie down yet again. Shivambu loses it when he learns that his kid has gone missing miles away.
Friday 13 January 2023
An emotionally drained Pretty draws the line with Lehasa. Ramolao and Shivambu begin their Joburg search party for Koloi. Meikie and Ntswaki are drained by the high school rejections.
Monday 16 January 2023
The Seakamelas are stunned to find an unexpected visitor at the door. Ntswaki takes matters into her own hands and leaves the Maputlas worried about her whereabouts. It’s a hard knock life for Koloi on the streets of Joburg.
Tuesday 17 January 2023
Lehasa does something unexpected. Koloi slips through a Sergeant’s seeking hands. Meikie’s uncle arrives at the Maputlas prepared to take a mischievous teenager back home.
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Stunned by Lehasa’s news, Kgosi urges Khwezi to up her game. It’s Letetswe’s worst day ever as he faces a new reality. Ruth is affected to hear about her beau’s new living arrangements.
Thursday 19 January 2023
Lehasa falls for Khwezikazi and Chef Kgosi’s web of lies. The truth comes out and Letetswe has to face the Kunutu music. Koloi officially meets the Homeless Guy he’s been surviving with.
Friday 20 January 2023
Lehasa and Khwezikazi receive some bad news regarding their baby. Koloi manages to call the company he was supposed to interview with and is crushed at what they say. Letetswe has a humble request for Alfred about his grade but doesn’t win.
Monday 23 January 2023
Koloi arrives at Level Café to a beautiful coincidence. In the battle for the “IT Girl”, Letetswe wins against Pax without lifting a finger.
Tuesday 24 January 2023
A warning from Lehasa sends shivers down Kgosi’s spine. A new dishwasher lands in Petersen’s office. Letetswe’s in Charles’s bad books.
Wednesday 25 January 2023
Chef Kgosi’s mind goes into overdrive when he learns some disturbing intel about Lehasa. Koloi is determined to turn over a new leaf in the City of Gold but it’s not all fine and dandy. Mahlatse is forced to choose between blood and water.
Thursday 26 January 2023
Khwezikazi and Chef Kgosi are caught red handed about to take off. Pax confronts Mahlatse about his “new” ally. Koloi finally speaks to Shivambu and bares his soul.
Friday 27 January 2023
A desperate woman trying to go on the run is caught red-handed. Ruth is shattered when she discovers that Koloi is safe and working in Jozi but he didn’t even inform her. Charles and Mr Kgomo have a go at it on behalf of their most prized possessions – their sons.
Monday 30 January 2023
Khwezikazi makes a desperate move to save her life. Melita’s stunts at the hospital rub the HR Manager off in a bad way. Koloi impresses at Level Café.
Tuesday 31 January 2023
Francois’ worst nightmare comes true when someone he’s been avoiding pays him a visit. Koloi’s luck looks like it’s finally turning. Melita rubs the HR Manager and Dr Hlongwane up the wrong way.