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Uzalo is the most watched show in South Africa

By Faeza
17 February 2017

The Television Audience Measurement Survey (SAMS) statistics released by The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa SABC1 drama Uzalo was the most popular show on TV, with over 8,1 million viewers during the month of January.

Uzalo has been the most watched show on TV since November 2016, with ratings of over 8 million viewers each month.

Here are the top five shows for each TV channel:

SABC 1

1. Uzalo – 8,116,993

2. Generations the Legacy – 7,935,512

3. Skeem Saam – 6,238,204

4. Moseto – 5,129,339

5. Vodacom Millionaires – 4,840,173

SABC2

1. Muvhango – 6,870,919

2. Lotto Draw Live – 6,557,525

3. Music – 3,262,722

4. Keeping Score – 3,179,555

5. Speak Out – 3,104,016

SABC3

1. Top Billing – 1,729,001

2. Isidingo:the Need – 1,372,946

3. The Exes – 1,144,224

4. Surf’s up – 1,098,815

5. Top Chef – 1,086,840

e.TV

1. Scandal – 3,949,473

2. Gold Diggers – 3,306,110

3. Rhythm City – 3,091,451

4. G.I Joe:the Rise of Cobra – 3,063,387

5. Ride Along 2,929,638

DStv

1. Isibaya – 1,232,253

2. Our Perfect Wedding – 1,183,831

3. Saints and Sinners – 888,459

4. Lockdown – 756,310

5. The Queen – 762,127