The River gets nod for best telenovela at International Emmy Awards

The River gets nod for best telenovela at International Emmy Awards

- 1Magic's The River soapie has received international recognition

- The River has been nominated in the Best Telenovela category at the 2019 International Emmy Awards

- Fans are so excited that they took to social media to congratulate the cast and producers of the show as well as wish them luck

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1Magic’s telenova show, The River, has achieved international recognition. It got a nomination at the 2019 International Emmy Awards in the Best Telenova category.

The River soapie, produced by Tshedza Pictures, is so popular here in Mzansi, that is trends ever weeknight on social media when it’s on air.

Earlier this year, the show received 17 nominations at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), which is the biggest film and television award organisation in the country.

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Now with their eye on the biggest film and television awards in the world, they will compete against other telenovelas from Argentina, Colombia and Portugal.

The 47th International Emmy Awards ceremony will take place at the Hilton Hotel in New York on 25 November.

Congratulations have been pouring in from avid fans on social media, including our Mzansi celebs.

Take a look below at some of the tweets:

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Meanwhile about three weeks ago, reported that the hit telenovela cast of The River 1 Magic share real bonds with each other and are always oozing with positivity and being extra fun on set. They get along like family even when the camera stops rolling.

While one of the hit telenovela stars, Linda Mtoba, was on maternity leave awaiting the birth of her baby, the cast threw her a surprise mini baby shower. Mtoba stopped by the set that Wednesday as she wanted to surprise her co-stars but was surprised instead.

The cast, which included Sindi Dlathu, Lawrence Maleka, Tinah Mnumzana, Lunga Mofokeng, Hlomla Dandala and Zenokuhle Maseko, treated Mtoba with an original baby shower song and gifts. The warm gesture left Mtoba in tears.

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