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A weekly analysis of the primetime TAMS Ratings
  Week 15: 11 - 17 April
These are the primetime television viewing figures for 11 - 17 April, 2011.

For an explanation of how the viewing figures are calculated, please read this article.

For previous weeks click here.

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Top Shows By Channel

 
 
# Show Viewers Show Viewers Show Viewers
1. Generations 4,605,000 Ga Re Dumele 2,161,000 Days Of Our Lives 880,000
2. Intsika 3,454,000 Muvhango 2,157,000 The Oprah Winfrey Show 768,000
3. Zone 14 3,348,000 Lesilo Rula 2,103,000 Top Billing 695,000
4. Sokhulu & Partners 2,991,000 7de Laan 1,787,000 Isidingo 675,000
5. Zulu News 2,824,000 It's Gospel Time 1,660,000 The Amazing Race 656,000
6. Jika Majika 2,682,000 Ke Kgwelo Ya Ke Ye 1,467,000 English News 648,000
7. Family Bonds 2,663,000 Skwizas 1,467,000 Notting Hill 637,000
8. Society 2,605,000 Noot vir Noot 1,409,000 Top Gear 579,000
9. Xhosa News 2,596,000 Afrikaans News 1,354,000 My Family 560,000
10. Friends Like These 2,451,000 Fokus 1,293,000 Solving It 560,000
 
   
# Show Viewers Show Viewers    
1. Spider-Man 3 2,451,000 Schuks Tshabalala's Survival Guide to South Africa 386,000    
2. Rhythm City 2,227,000 Carte Blanche 289,000    
3. Scandal! 1,949,000 Survivor SA 212,000    
4. Shrek 1,718,000 Desperate Housewives 174,000    
5. e.tv News 1,469,000 American Idol 154,000    
6. My Name Is Earl 1,409,000 Grey's Anatomy 154,000    
7. Naked Gun 1,332,000 Chuck 135,000    
8. Tropika Island of Treasure 1,293,000 CSI 135,000    
9. American Gladiators 1,216,000 Human Target 135,000    
10. AXN 1,139,000 The Good Wife 116,000    


Top Shows By Genre

Top Dramas

1) Intsika (SABC1) 3,454,000
2) Zone 14 (SABC1) 3,348,000
3) Sokhulu & Partners (SABC1) 2,991,000
4) Society (SABC1) 2,605,000
5) Lesilo Rula (SABC2) 2,103,000

Top Reality Shows

1) Make Your Move (SABC1) 2,354,000
2) Khumbul'ekhaya (SABC1) 1,814,000
3) Tropika Island of Treasure (e.tv) 1,293,000
4) One Day Leader (SABC1) 1,235,000
5) AXN (e.tv) 1,139,000

Top Comedies

1) Family Bonds (SABC1) 2,663,000
2) Ga Re Dumele (SABC2) 2,161,000
3) Everybody Hates Chris (SABC1) 2,026,000
4) Skwizas (SABC2) 1,467,000
5) My Name Is Earl (e.tv) 1,409,000

Top News Bulletins

1) Zulu News (SABC1) 2,824,000
2) Xhosa News (SABC1) 2,596,000
3) e.tv News (e.tv) 1,469,000
4) Afrikaans News (SABC2) 1,354,000
5) Sesotho/Tswana/Sepedi News (SABC2) 984,000

Top Soap Operas

1) Generations (SABC1) 4,605,000
2) Rhythm City (e.tv) 2,227,000
3) Muvhango (SABC2) 2,157,000
4) Scandal! (e.tv) 1,949,000
5) The Bold And The Beautiful (SABC1) 1,868,000

Top Talk Shows

1) The Oprah Winfrey Show (SABC3) 768,000
2) Motswako: The Mix (SABC2) 714,000
3) 3 Talk (SABC3) 367,000
4) The Monique Show (SABC2) 367,000

Top Actuality Shows

1) Elections Debate (SABC1) 1,775,000
2) Cutting Edge (SABC1) 1,351,000
3) Fokus (SABC2) 1,293,000
4) Elections - Build Up (SABC2) 907,000
5) Speak Out (SABC2) 868,000

Top Magazine Shows

1) The Real Goboza (SABC1) 1,756,000
2) Pasella (SABC2) 984,000
3) Club 808 (e.tv) 965,000
4) Mzansi Insider (SABC1) 868,000
5) Showbiz Report (e.tv) 830,000

Top Game Shows

1) Friends Like These (SABC1) 2,451,000
2) Noot vir Noot (SABC2) 1,409,000
3) Jam Alley (SABC1) 1,254,000
4) American Gladiators (e.tv) 1,216,000

Top Documentaries

1) Flowers of the Revolution (SABC1) 714,000
2) Solving It (SABC3) 560,000
3) Southern Rhythms (SABC2) 482,000

Top Primetime Movies

1) Spider-Man 3 (e.tv) 2,451,000
2) Shrek (e.tv) 1,718,000
3) Naked Gun (e.tv) 1,332,000
4) Superman Returns (SABC1) 1,003,000
5) Touched (e.tv) 675,000

Top 10 Regular Shows (excluding News bulletins)

1) Generations (SABC1) 4,605,000
2) Intsika (SABC1) 3,454,000
3) Zone 14 (SABC1) 3,348,000
4) Sokhulu & Partners (SABC1) 2,991,000
5) Family Bonds (SABC1) 2,663,000
6) Society (SABC1) 2,605,000
7) Friends Like These (SABC1) 2,451,000
8) Make Your Move (SABC1) 2,354,000
9) Rhythm City (e.tv) 2,227,000
10) Ga Re Dumele (SABC2) 2,161,000

Replies: 8
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Reply from: Takwesha Thursday, May 12, 2011 16:05 PM
RC is back baby!
Reply from: Revorushin Thursday, May 12, 2011 21:22 PM
I see generations' ratings are slowly declining.
Reply from: The General Thursday, May 12, 2011 21:31 PM
Glad RC is peaking again
Reply from: ThatDude Friday, May 13, 2011 06:18 AM
ISIDINGO deserves better then that,south africans dont no quality!case in point generations and intsika with such high ratings
Reply from: Aluta25 Friday, May 13, 2011 08:52 AM

Agreed @ThatDude, what hell, Isidingo is better than that SABC 3 should look at giving them the 19:30 slot, no ways with so much drama, hai!

Reply from: 6444 Friday, May 13, 2011 16:34 PM

@ThateDude i agree wth u 4 ntsika they made a mistake, anyway ths a just numbers the truth is some of the shws dat hv lower ratings a much bter dan ths wth highier ratings may b its time 2 gv them a clue on what one sud look at when rating a shw

Reply from: masebotsana Friday, May 13, 2011 20:40 PM
Isidingo used to pull close to 2 million viewers in the 6h30 slot. oh how things have changed.
Reply from: carino Friday, May 13, 2011 22:46 PM
Intsika is still just riding on the Intersexions wave. Everyone who loved Intersexions is still checking it out hoping it will be of the same standard.
 



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