Most-watched TV shows in South Africa

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) recently released its television audience measurements for November 2016.

Included in the report is a list of the most-watched shows on SABC 1,2,3, Etv, and DStv.

The BRCSA said the report does not “in any way give you a total viewership of DStv Commercial channels”, and that the figures indicated “viewership on the platform at the top tier”.

The table below details the most-watched shows in South Africa.

Most-Watched TV Shows
Channel Show Peak Viewers
Top 5
SABC 1 Uzalo 8,138,998
SABC 1 Generations The Legacy 7,960,823
SABC 1 Skeem Saam 6,209,364
SABC 2 Muvhango 6,151,688
SABC 1 Mutual Friends 4,691,314
Top per Channel
SABC 1 Uzalo 8,138,998
SABC 1 Generations The Legacy 7,960,823
SABC 2 Muvhango 6,151,688
SABC 2 Bitso Lebe Ke Seromo 2,665,339
SABC 3 Isidingo:the Need 1,009,772
SABC 3 The Bold and the Beautiful 939,636
Etv Scandal 4,351,944
Etv Rhythm City 3,154,978
DStv Isibaya 1,490,261
DStv Our Perfect Wedding 1,463,782

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