The most-watched TV shows in South Africa

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

The data includes a list of the most-watched shows on DStv, SABC 1, 2, 3, and Etv.

The BRCSA said the report does not give the total viewership of DStv commercial channels, and the figures reflect viewership on the platform at the top tier.

The table below details the most-watched shows in South Africa for October 2017.

Most-Watched TV Shows
Channel Show Peak Viewers
Top 5
SABC 1 Uzalo 9,355,510
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 9,310,047
SABC 1 Skeem Saam 7,209,869
SABC 2 Muvhango 5,656,468
SABC 1 Tjovitjo 4,561,082
Top per channel
SABC 1 Uzalo 9,355,510
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 9,310,047
SABC 2 Muvhango 5,656,468
SABC 2 Tholoana Tsa Sethepu 2,641,342
SABC 3 Isidingo: The Need 1,424,811
SABC 3 Tribute 662,369
Etv Scandal 4,553,421
Etv The Pacifier 3,183,314
DStv Our Perfect Wedding 1,764,164
DStv Diski Divas 1,329,467

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