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.
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Lehasa escalates his mission to get some of Khwezikazi’s company. Pax has a plan brewing and plays along to his mother’s wishes. Elizabeth is adamant about making her dinner work.
Wednesday 2 August 2023
Lehasa is hurt when someone forgets his birthday. Pax flips the script on the counsellor by making a request. Kwaito and Elizabeth share a tender moment.
Thursday 3 August 2023
Lehasa throws Khwezi a weighty ultimatum concerning their marriage. Pax resorts to desperate measures to save his parents’ marriage. Two former lovers share a moment.
Friday 4 August 2023
Khwezikazi hosts her high tea on edge, worried that it might be sabotaged. The Kgomo family meets with a counsellor but what transpires leaves Pax traumatised. Two former lovers can’t stop thinking about each other.
Monday 7 August 2023
Khwezikazi’s star is rising and she’s not dragging anyone with. Mr Kgomo realises that he just put the final nail to the end of his marriage. Kwaito changes tact when he realises that someone may not be interested in him romantically.
Tuesday 8 August 2023
Lehasa wants to know if Khwezikazi has eyes for another man. Charles finds joy in Mr Kgomo’s misery. Pax has a sinister plan for his parents.
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Out of options, Khwezikazi makes a decision that upsets Lehasa. Pax won’t give up reuniting a match that he believes was made in heaven. Kat plays cupid with Kwaito and Elizabeth.
Thursday 10 August 2023
Lehasa leaves Khwezikazi speechless when he throws a grand proposal her way. Pax is crushed when he realises that his dreams of a happy family are not going to happen. Jacobeth is not too chuffed about the lunch date her daughter recently had.
Friday 11 August 2023
Khwezikazi drops a bomb on Lehasa. Mr Kgomo pays Jacobeth an unpleasant visit. Elizabeth suggests the unthinkable to Kwaito.
Monday 14 August 2023
Khwezi makes Lehasa swallow a bitter pill. Mr Kgomo attempts another hopeful chance at saving his job. Kwaito bares his heart to Lizzy leaving her shocked.
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Lehasa pulls a stunt that threatens to ruin Khwezi’s plans. Mr Kgomo finally receives some good news. Lizzy gives Kwaito an answer concerning their relationship.
Wednesday 16 August 2023
The Gasela elders come to discuss Lehasa and Khwezikazi’s marriage. Mr Kgomo is set on gaining control over his personal and professional life. Elizabeth and Kwaito’s relationship reveal is received with conflicting emotions by family and friends.
Thursday 17 August 2023
Kwaito is utterly shocked when he learns of MaNtuli’s actions. Khwezikazi pleads with the elders to take her side while Lehasa has everyone wrapped around his finger. Pax doesn’t want to be caught in the middle of his parents’ fights.
Friday 18 August 2023
Kgosi tries to warn Khwezikazi about Lehasa and Phomolo’s plotting. Mr Kgomo is frustrated that his plan is not bearing any fruits. Kwaito puts MaNtuli in her place.
Monday 21 August 2023
Like a phoenix, Mr Kgomo rises and wreaks havoc upon his enemies. Khwezikazi is caught red handed in her lie.
Tuesday 22 August 2023
Alfred offers the unexpected to Mr Kgomo. Nokuthula sees a glimpse of the devil in Lehasa. Kwaito’s surprise to Elizabeth doesn’t go as planned.
Wednesday 23 August 2023
Mr Kgomo receives interesting news. Kwaito drops a bomb on Jacobeth. Khwezikazi’s internal warning instincts are met by two external warnings about Lehasa.
Thursday 24 August 2023
Mr Kgomo has the hospital right where he wants them. Kwaito proudly claims Lizzy as his woman in front of a bitter ex. Khwezikazi returns to a tense situation at home.
Friday 25 August 2023
Mr Kgomo has everyone dancing to his tune at Turf Hospital. Kwaito is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Sisanda is rendered speechless whilst Lehasa gloats about the new partnership.
Monday 28 August 2023
News of Shoki quitting at the hospital makes the rounds at Turfloop. Lehasa is deflated by Khwezikazi’s determination regardless of his warnings. Kwaito’s financial woes affect his mood and relationship.
Tuesday 29 August 2023
Khwezi meets the real Lehasa and it is not a good sight. The whole of Turf Hospital is shaken by an unexpected announcement. MaNtuli blows a fuse when Kwaito chooses leisure over the building project.
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Lehasa threatens Khwezi if she dares push him. MaNtuli exposes Kwaito in front of his bae.
Thursday 31 August 2023
An old captain’s return to his ship rubs everyone up the wrong way. The boat starts sinking before it sails. The gloves are off at the Maphosa household.