The most-watched TV shows in South Africa

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) has released its television audience measurements for January 2018.

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 during January 2018.

Most-Watched TV Shows
Channel Show Peak Viewers
Top 5
SABC 1 Uzalo 9,235,750
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 8,734,120
SABC 1 Skeem Saam 6,472,906
SABC 2 Muvhango 5,377,540
Etv Scandal 4,665,488
Top per channel
SABC 1 Uzalo 9,235,750
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 8,734,120
SABC 2 Muvhango 5,377,540
SABC 2 Behind the Scenes: Tshima Awards Weekend 3,406,978
SABC 3 Isidingo: The Need 1,045,452
SABC 3 Robin Hood 729,417
Etv Scandal 4,665,488
Etv Mr Bones 3,493,062
DStv The Queen 1,493,970
DStv Nkululeko 1,155,379

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