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Week 21: 23 - 29 May

Written by Shows Editor from the blog Primetime TV Viewing Figures on 24 Jun 2011
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These are the primetime adult television viewing figures for 23 - 29 May, 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 6 782 000 Muvhango 2 779 000 Just My Luck 1 428 000
2. Zone 14 5 432 000 Ga Re Dumele 2 744 000 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry 1 288 000
3. Intsika 5 180 000 7de Laan 2 492 000 Days Of Our Lives 1 277 000
4. Sokhulu & Partners 4 284 000 Mohlolahadi 2 436 000 Isidingo 1 142 000
5. Zulu News 4 153 000 It's Gospel Time 2 296 000 The Amazing Race 1 064 000
6. Gauteng Maboneng 4 060 000 Noot vir Noot 2 044 000 The Oprah Winfrey Show 1 058 000
7. Society 3 864 000 Afrikaans News 1 936 000 Prison Break 1 008 000
8. Jika Majika 3 780 000 Speak Out 1 764 000 Top Billing 1 008 000
9. Make Your Move 3 584 000 American Idol 1 596 000 English News 944 000
10. Xhosa News 3 423 000 Fokus 1 568 000 Special Assignment 924 000
 
   
# Show Viewers Show Viewers    
1. Rhythm City 3 214 000 Carte Blanche 420 000    
2. 3rd Degree 2 968 000 Shutter Island 364 000    
3. Scandal! 2 758 000 American Idol 308 000    
4. eKasi 2 576 000 Survivor SA 308 000    
5. e.tv News 2 224 000 Desperate Housewives 224 000    
6. Rage and Honor II 2 184 000 Grey's Anatomy 224 000    
7. Step Up or Step Out 2 128 000 The Mentalist 224 000    
8. I Spy 1 932 000 Chuck 196 000    
9. American Gladiators 1 820 000 Human Target 196 000    
10. Club 808 1 764 000 Lie To Me 168 000    


Top Shows By Genre

Top Dramas

1) Zone 14 (SABC1) 5 432 000
2) Intsika (SABC1) 5 180 000
3) Sokhulu & Partners (SABC1) 4 284 000
4) Society (SABC1) 3 864 000
5) eKasi (e.tv) 2 576 000

Top Reality Shows

1) Make Your Move (SABC1) 3 584 000
2) Class Act South Africa (SABC1) 3 080 000
3) Khumbul'ekhaya (SABC1) 2 492 000
4) Step Up or Step Out (e.tv) 2 128 000
5) American Idol (SABC2) 1 596 000

Top Comedies

1) Gauteng Maboneng (SABC1) 4 060 000
2) Everybody Hates Chris (SABC1) 2 884 000
3) Ga Re Dumele (SABC2) 2 744 000
4) My Name Is Earl (e.tv) 1 680 000
5) Stokvel (SABC2) 1 456 000

Top News Bulletins

1) Zulu News (SABC1) 4 153 000
2) Xhosa News (SABC1) 3 423 000
3) e.tv News (e.tv) 2 224 000
4) Afrikaans News (SABC2) 1 936 000
5) e News Early Edition (e.tv) 1 495 000

Top Soap Operas

1) Generations (SABC1) 6 782 000
2) Rhythm City (e.tv) 3 214 000
3) The Bold And The Beautiful (SABC1) 3 069 000
4) Muvhango (SABC2) 2 779 000
5) Scandal! (e.tv) 2 758 000

Top Talk Shows

1) Asikhulume (SABC1) 2 156 000
2) Motswako: The Mix (SABC2) 1 176 000
3) The Oprah Winfrey Show (SABC3) 1 058 000
4) 3 Talk (SABC3) 549 000

Top Actuality Shows

1) 3rd Degree (e.tv) 2 968 000
2) Speak Out (SABC2) 1 764 000
3) Fokus (SABC2) 1 568 000
4) Cutting Edge (SABC1) 1 456 000
5) Leihlo La Sechaba (SABC2) 1 428 000

Top Magazine Shows

1) The Real Goboza (SABC1) 2 940 000
2) Club 808 (e.tv) 1 764 000
3) Mzansi Insider (SABC1) 1 596 000
4) Pasella (SABC2) 1 512 000
5) Showbiz Report (e.tv) 1 344 000

Top Game Shows

1) Noot vir Noot (SABC2) 2 044 000
2) American Gladiators (e.tv) 1 820 000
3) Jam Alley (SABC1) 1 820 000
4) Minute to Win It (M-Net) 168 000

Top Documentaries

1) Freshlyground: A Journey (SABC1) 2 940 000
2) Winds of Change (SABC1) 1 260 000
3) From the Edge (SABC2) 644 000
4) Tales from the Edge (SABC3) 392 000
5) Biography: Tiger Woods (SABC3) 364 000

Top Primetime Movies

1) Along Came Polly (SABC1) 2 240 000
2) Rage and Honor II (e.tv) 2 184 000
3) I Spy (e.tv) 1 932 000
4) There's Something About Mary (e.tv) 1 484 000
5) Just My Luck (SABC3) 1 428 000

Top 10 Regular Shows (excluding News bulletins)

1) Generations (SABC1) 6 782 000
2) Zone 14 (SABC1) 5 432 000
3) Intsika (SABC1) 5 180 000
4) Sokhulu & Partners (SABC1) 4 284 000
5) Gauteng Maboneng (SABC1) 4 060 000
6) Society (SABC1) 3 864 000
7) Make Your Move (SABC1) 3 584 000
8) Rhythm City (e.tv) 3 214 000
9) Class Act South Africa (SABC1) 3 080 000
10) The Bold And The Beautiful (SABC1) 3 069 000



2 Comments

Revorushin
24 Jun 2011 21:46

Wow at Bold and Beautiful numbers. Watch it free fall when it moves to SABC 3.

pkpage
27 Jun 2011 10:02

iSIDINGO not making it into the top 5 #smh. What are people watching? it has to be bull crap they subject themselves to.

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