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Week 43: 24 - 30 October

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Primetime TV Viewing Figures on 12 Nov 2011
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These are the primetime adult television viewing figures for 24 - 30 October, 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 6 712 000 Muvhango 3 016 000 Days Of Our Lives 1 407 000
2. Soul City 5 626 000 7de Laan 2 441 000 Isidingo 1 248 000
3. Zone 14 5 304 000 Ga Re Dumele 2 407 000 Into the Wilderness 1 092 000
4. Skeem Saam 5 179 000 Ke Nako 2 351 000 3 Talk 1 001 000
5. Turn It Out 3 835 000 I Want To Sing Gospel 2 043 000 Cricket: South Africa vs Australia - 3rd ODI 980 000
6. Xhosa News 3 807 000 Afrikaans News 1 903 000 English News 888 000
7. Zulu News 3 770 000 In the Name of Love 1 819 000 Live and Become 868 000
8. Intersexions 3 583 000 Pasella 1 791 000 Prison Break 868 000
9. Nomzamo 3 303 000 Speak Out 1 791 000 Nurse Jackie 812 000
10. Soccer: ABSA Premiership 3 247 000 Die Huis van Liefde 1 736 000 The Ride 728 000
 
   
# Show Viewers Show Viewers    
1. Bad Boys 2 3 219 000 Carte Blanche 392 000    
2. Rhythm City 3 074 000 CSI: Miami 280 000    
3. eKasi 2 603 000 The Social Network 252 000    
4. 3rd Degree 2 267 000 CSI 224 000    
5. Scandal! 2 211 000 CSI: New York 224 000    
6. WWE Smackdown 2 099 000 Hawaii Five-0 224 000    
7. You Got Served 1 987 000 Army Wives 196 000    
8. e.tv News 1 947 000 The X-Factor 182 000    
9. Rapid Fire 1 931 000 NCIS Los Angeles 168 000    
10. Club 808 1 819 000 Nikita 168 000    


Top Shows By Genre

Top Dramas

1) Soul City (SABC1) 5 626 000
2) Zone 14 (SABC1) 5 304 000
3) Skeem Saam (SABC1) 5 179 000
4) Intersexions (SABC1) 3 583 000
5) eKasi (e.tv) 2 603 000

Top Reality Shows

1) Turn It Out (SABC1) 3 835 000
2) Khumbul'ekhaya (SABC1) 2 631 000
3) Daddy's Girls (SABC1) 2 561 000
4) I Want To Sing Gospel (SABC2) 2 043 000
5) Jozi - Moving the City (SABC1) 1 791 000

Top Comedies

1) My Perfect Family (SABC1) 3 191 000
2) Ga Re Dumele (SABC2) 2 407 000
3) How I Met Your Mother (e.tv) 1 596 000
4) Stokvel (SABC2) 1 260 000
5) Late Night With Loyiso Gola (e.tv) 1 232 000

Top News Bulletins

1) Xhosa News (SABC1) 3 807 000
2) Zulu News (SABC1) 3 770 000
3) e.tv News (e.tv) 1 947 000
4) Afrikaans News (SABC2) 1 903 000
5) Sesotho/Tswana/Sepedi News (SABC2) 1 358 000

Top Soap Operas

1) Generations (SABC1) 6 712 000
2) Rhythm City (e.tv) 3 074 000
3) Muvhango (SABC2) 3 016 000
4) 7de Laan (SABC2) 2 441 000
5) Scandal! (e.tv) 2 211 000

Top Talk Shows

1) Asikhulume (SABC1) 1 875 000
2) Motswako: The Mix (SABC2) 1 484 000
3) 3 Talk (SABC3) 1 001 000

Top Actuality Shows

1) 3rd Degree (e.tv) 2 267 000
2) Cutting Edge (SABC1) 2 211 000
3) Speak Out (SABC2) 1 791 000
4) Fokus (SABC2) 1 428 000
5) Leihlo La Sechaba (SABC2) 1 288 000

Top Magazine Shows

1) The Real Goboza (SABC1) 2 855 000
2) Ses'khona (SABC1) 2 127 000
3) Club 808 (e.tv) 1 819 000
4) Pasella (SABC2) 1 791 000
5) 50/50 (SABC2) 1 400 000

Top Game Shows

1) Friends Like These (SABC1) 3 191 000
2) Jam Alley (SABC1) 2 015 000
3) Noot vir Noot (SABC2) 1 568 000
4) Ken Jou Laan (SABC2) 1 092 000
5) Minute to Win It (M-Net) 84 000

Top Documentaries

1) In the Name of Love (SABC2) 1 819 000
2) Into the Wilderness (SABC3) 1 092 000
3) Skin Deep (e.tv) 812 000
4) Man Made Marvels (SABC2) 616 000
5) The Jackson Family (SABC3) 476 000

Top Primetime Movies

1) Bad Boys 2 (e.tv) 3 219 000
2) You Got Served (e.tv) 1 987 000
3) Rapid Fire (e.tv) 1 931 000
4) Kazaam (SABC1) 1 652 000
5) Made of Honor (e.tv) 1 148 000

Top 10 Regular Shows (excluding News bulletins)

1) Generations (SABC1) 6 712 000
2) Soul City (SABC1) 5 626 000
3) Zone 14 (SABC1) 5 304 000
4) Skeem Saam (SABC1) 5 179 000
5) Turn It Out (SABC1) 3 835 000
6) Intersexions (SABC1) 3 583 000
7) Friends Like These (SABC1) 3 191 000
8) My Perfect Family (SABC1) 3 191 000
9) Rhythm City (e.tv) 3 074 000
10) Muvhango (SABC2) 3 016 000



8 Comments

nqadu
12 Nov 2011 15:02

Yho Isidingo not so popular - so much for being a good soapie. It's actually gone down

nqadu
12 Nov 2011 15:05

Keep on rocking Gene. Kanti what are people watching at seven thirty, even Scandal is losing viewership - I guess nes is much more important

guy gaga
13 Nov 2011 12:31

i agree....what is happening....Isidingo is getting worse...but Isidingo these is BORING!!!

The General
13 Nov 2011 21:41

There are more people who watch Days than Isidingo?! Tjo Smackdown 2 million viewers damn!

babyOmuhle
13 Nov 2011 22:39

Sabc thot by puttin bold at 18;30 is gonna drop rythm city viwewers bt its rather gaining every week. Scandal is becoming interesting nw. I wanna sing gospel ended long tym ago Isidingo is borin these days mara hey

shanydoodle
14 Nov 2011 07:36

ai Isidingo fo me went dead when thy broke up parsons and nandipha...when thy took out key players isidingos storyline fo me is reali not what it use to be it reali sucks these days nd i cant watch it nomore either and i just dnt care.. Ayeye RC Ayeye ai bringin naomi back lol...nd Scandal is reali interesting i love it... etv :)producers top soaps nd Scandals storyline is too perfct...nd i jus love Generations...my mom use to be isidingos bigest fan then c use to watch it in the tv.room nd i watch rhythm city in my room nw she either watcez scandal wif me or c goes fo sabc2 50/50. erfsondes. pasela. AGT and noot vir noot... one of these days Isidingo shall be no more...serious change nds to b made

Vesa
14 Nov 2011 08:43

The 7:30 slot is a difficult one as other people prefer to watch Nguni news. As good as the Isidingo storyline is, people will choose other shows over it....plus there is an omnibus ka Sunday.

ThatDude
14 Nov 2011 19:18

petition 4 Isidingo to moved to 8pm!

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