Most-watched TV shows in South Africa

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) has released its television audience measurements for December 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 8,425,500
SABC 1 Generations The Legacy 8,363,483
SABC 2 Muvhango 6,259,067
SABC 1 Skeem Saam 5,978,099
SABC 1 The Virgin Vegan 5,116,106
Top per Channel
SABC 1 Uzalo 8,425,500
SABC 1 Generations The Legacy 8,363,483
SABC 2 Muvhango 6,259,067
SABC 2 Behind the Scenes: 7De Laan 3,758,279
SABC 3 The Bold and the Beautiful 889,585
SABC 3 Isidingo:the Need 855,378
Etv Scandal 4,861,680
Etv Rhythm City 3,101,552
DStv Isibaya 1,392,383
DStv Our Perfect Wedding 1,353,890

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