The most-watched TV shows in South Africa

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

For instances where the same show appeared across multiple channels, we only included figures for the channel where it had the highest number of viewers.

The table below details the most-watched shows in South Africa in June 2018.

Most-Watched TV Shows
Channel Show Peak Viewers
Top 5
SABC 1 Uzalo 9,154,021
SABC 1 Generations: The Legacy 8,984,959
SABC 1 Skeem Saam 7,841,639
SABC 2 Muvhango 5,735,626
Etv Scandal 5,377,196
Top per channel
SABC 1 Uzalo 9,154,021
SABC 1 Generationis: The Legacy 8,984,959
SABC 2 Muvhango 5,735,626
SABC 2 The Vodacom Show 5,033,323
SABC 3 Isidingo: The Need 1,637,790
SABC 3 Neil Anthony Private Chef 1,370,022
Etv Scandal 5,377,196
Etv Rhythm City 4,622,022
DStv The Queen 1,538,393
DStv Our Perfect Wedding 1,366,380

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