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Top Shows on TV: June 2020

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Primetime TV Viewing Figures on 07 Jul 2020
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These are the primetime adult television viewing figures for June 2020.

If you can't see the listing below, then click this link to access them in a document instead: Top Shows on TV: June 2020



Back-to-work impacts on heady heights

Notice how the record viewership of Lockdown Levels 4 and 5 (March to May) disappeared for shows in June as the majority of South Africans returned to work for Level 3 on Monday, 1 June.

Uzalo returned with new episodes on Monday, 15 June with a dramatic anti-climax as it battled to get close to the record viewership it achieved before its Lockdown-enforced production break, decreasing by over 2.5-million viewers between April and June.

Daytime shows when there shouldn't be

These TAMS documents are shoddy this month. The Broadcast Research Council hasn't used the accurate parametres for them again.

The documents are supposed to reflect Primetime shows from 17h30 to 22h00 but as you can see, numerous daytime shows have been included, meaning there are shows that aren't on the lists when they should be.

Points of interest

Moja Love continued to headline DStv because of the Family package (with Moja Love) being accessible to Access viewers until 14 June.

Isibaya upped-the-ante this month by biting at Gomora's heals. It's been a while since it's been a threat to the reigning shows on Mzansi Magic.

SABC1's National Film and Video Foundation movies attracted a healthy viewership for once-off events with the most popular one being the transgender flik Feminine Lotus on Wednesday, 10 June, atttracting 2,868,910 viewers.

If you can't see the documents above, here's an overview of the Top 5 shows per channel/broadcaster:

Show Viewers
Uzalo 8,739,969
Generations: The Legacy 8,057,180
Skeem Saam 7,889,755
Makoti 6,685,977
Zulu News 5,309,970

Show Viewers
Muvhango 4,039,490
Covid-19:Update From the President 2,133,877
7De Laan 1,817,513
Lithapo 1,802,216
Nuus 1,500,331

Show Viewers
Natures Great Migrations 828,166
Animals with Cameras 742,328
Top Billing 550,751
Tropika Island of Treasure -R 499,219
My Super Ex-Girlfriend 497,247
Show Viewers
Scandal 5,168,427
Rhythm City 4,198,768
San Andreas 3,663,267
Imbewu: the Seed 3,542,322
Hercules 3,484,951

Show Viewers
Uyajola 9/9 2,801,197
Umndeni 1,400,826
The Queen 1,386,699
Gomora 1,258,656
Isibaya 1,162,093


Channels in this post: SABC1, SABC2, SABC3,, Mzansi Magic, Moja Love


07 Jul 2020 13:44

Hi fam.  Can you please find out if season 6 of Come Dine With Me SA only has 6 episodes?  I cant find episode 7 on my scheduled recordings.

07 Jul 2020 13:46

Hi Timone.. we were just about to reply to you on the other thread... It has 13 episodes BUT they've been stalled because of COVID - they couldn't film all the episodes so it's going on break and will be back. Will confirm the time when we hear.

07 Jul 2020 14:51

Eish, I suspected as much, this bloody COVID though 

Thank you fam! 

07 Jul 2020 19:30

Pleja  - thanks for alerting us to it! 

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