Top 20 Most Watched TV Shows in South Africa

Television in South Africa was introduced in 1976. South Africa was relatively late in introducing television broadcasting to its population.

The first locally-produced TV programmes in South Africa were in English and Afrikaans. English-language programmes include the family drama series The Dingleys and The Villagers, as well as comedy series Biltong and Potroast, featuring South African and British comedians, and variety programme

The Knicky Knacky Knoo Show. Other programmes were the children’s series Bangalory Time, music series Pop Shop[49] and sports programme Sportsview.

Today, SA has a variety of TV shows playing in different channels. We present to you the top 20 shows across channels:

1. UZALO  (SABC 1)
2. GENERATIONS THE LEGACY (SABC 1)
3. MUVHANGO (SABC 2)
4. SKEEM SAAM (SABC 1)
5. VODACOM YEBO MILLIONAIRES (SABC 1)
6. FORCED LOVE (SABC 1)
7. SKEEM SAAM  (SABC 1)
8. LOTTO DRAW LIVE (SABC 2)
9. SCANDAL (e.tv)
10. SELIMATHUNZI (SABC 1)

11. XHOSA NEWS (SABC 1)
12. EMZINI WEZINSIZWA (SABC 1)
13. MY PERFECT FAMILY (SABC 1)
14. THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS (SABC 1)
15. MUVHANGO (SABC 1)
16. MAJAKATHATA (SABC 2)
17. ZULU NEWS (SABC 1)
18. REAL GOBOZA (SABC 1)
19. IHAWU (SABC 1)
20. NYAN NYAN (SABC 1)