Most-watched TV shows in South Africa

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) has released its television audience measurements for January 2017.

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 8,116,993
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 7,935,512
SABC 2 Muvhango 6,870,919
SABC 1 Skeem Saam 6,238,204
SABC 1 Moseto 5,129,339
Top per Channel
SABC 1 Uzalo 8,116,993
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 7,935,512
SABC 2 Muvhango 6,870,919
SABC 2 Keeping Score 3,179,555
SABC 3 Top Billing 1,729,001
SABC 3 Isidingo: The Need 1,372,946
Etv Scandal 3,949,473
Etv Gold Diggers 3,306,110
DStv Isibaya 1,523,162
DStv Our Perfect Wedding 1,520,051

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