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.
SEASON 12 PREMIERE – Monday 3 July 2023
When a colleague has a mental breakdown, Babeile is made to carry the blame and all that comes with it. A Maputla son returns and is not happy at the state of his son. Lehasa assures Francois that Level is in the right hands.
Tuesday 4 July 2023
Mapitsi is shocked to learn what Tbose’s plans are regarding Pitsi. Mr Kgomo is humiliated beyond words when he endures a walk of shame. Lehasa realises that running Level Café is not as easy as he thought.
Wednesday 5 July 2023
Tension surfaces between Pitsi’s parents and it’s not pretty. Turfloopers are happy about Mr Kgomo’s verdict. Khwezikazi reaches out to a cousin for assistance.
Thursday 6 July 2023
Tbose wants revenge for his son and is unwavering. Mr Kgomo is prepared to fight the hospital but the public humiliation is too much for him. Khwezikazi is set on making her mark with her business.
Friday 7 July 2023
There’s another suicide in Turf and a high school principal is suspected. Tbose is determined to make the Kunutus pay for hurting his son. Khwezi celebrates her small win but Lehasa bursts her bubble.
Monday 10 July 2023
Mapitsi is knocked for six when she learns about her beau’s new living arrangements. Mrs Kgomo and Mr Kgomo’s marital problems escalate beyond measure. Francois gets his heart broken by his fiancée.
Tuesday 11 July 2023
A former hospital superintendent finds comfort in the bottle. A young boy returns home to an elated family.
Wednesday 12 July 2023
The party animal in Tbose wants to be unleashed but his boys are resistant. Mr Kgomo realises how serious his situation is when he sees something in the newspaper. Khwezikazi rubs her newfound success in Pretty’s face.
Thursday 13 July 2023
Tbose suggests something to spice up his marriage with Mapitsi and she is shocked. MaNtuli overhears a private conversation between two of her colleagues. Khwezikazi unwittingly offends Nokuthula with a certain request.
Friday 14 July 2023
Mapitsi strikes back with an ultimatum of her own in response to Tbose’s scandalous request. Mr Kgomo and Mrs Kgomo’s divorce has a rippling effect on Pax. Lehasa is unsettled by Khwezikazi’s newfound independence.
Monday 17 July 2023
Two lovers realise that they want different things. A mother is spooked by her son’s insolence. Alfred returns to work to find his name stewing in some gossip.
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Tbose blows a fuse when his wife takes something precious without asking. Pax decides to move out of home. Lehasa feels sidelined by Khwezikazi.
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Mapitsi is stunned when she discovers damning evidence proving her suspicion. Turfloop wakes up to shocking news about a former hospital superintendent’s marital affair. Khwezi is bummed when Lehasa drops her in the last hour.
Thursday 20 July 2023
Tbose sends shockwaves to the family and his parents put their foot down. Lehasa instills some doubt in Khwezikazi regarding her choices on Khwezi Beauty. The Kgomos are having a hard time dealing with the pending divorce.
Friday 21 July 2023
Tbose makes a decision concerning Pitsi that disturbs his parents. Mr Kgomo is told to pay up or else… Pax wants to squash a rat but a brave learner defends it.
Monday 24 July 2023
Tbose’s father-in-law is not happy and wants answers. A down and out Mr Kgomo asks Alfred for a very emasculating favour. Alfred announces the winners for the second round of the Maths Olympiad.
Tuesday 25 July 2023
Seems like Tbose has left some serious problems over the ocean. Mrs Kgomo’s worry deepens for her son. Lehasa uses his charm to try and soften Khwezikazi.
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Tbose makes amends with his beloveds in Turf. Pax’s behaviour calls for concern at home and at school. Lehasa and Khwezikazi are at loggerheads about the past and their immediate future.
Thursday 27 July 2023
Lehasa throws the L word at Khwezi as a means to serve his mission. Tbose is caught between a rock and a hard place over his future. Pax learns about his father’s new living arrangements in the most embarrassing manner.
Friday 28 July 2023
Pax’s world collapses right before his eyes. Mapitsi receives a disturbing comment from Meikie. Lehasa has an evil surprise planned for Khwezikazi.
Monday 31 July 2023
Alfred pays the Maputlas an unwelcomed visit. Nokuthula feels betrayed by Khwezi. Pax turns down counselling.