Most-watched shows: Skeem Saam topples Generations: The Legacy

Most-watched shows: Skeem Saam topples Generations: The Legacy

- Skeem Saam has taken over second place in the most-watched shows in Mzansi

- The soapie has a total of 9 million viewers, beating Generations: The Legacy

- Uzalo remains at the number one spot with over 10 million viewers tuning in on the action

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The numbers are out and it seems South Africans are loving Skeem Saam. The soapie has beaten Generations: The Legacy to become the second-most-watched show in the country. This is according to the Broadcast Research Council of SA. Over nine million viewers follow the long-running hit soapie.

The number one spot remains with Uzalo. Although still at the top, the show's viewership notably decreased and is sitting at 10,5 million. Generations: The Legacy currently has 8,8 million viewers nationwide.

Skeem Saam's relatable storylines may be the main reason why South Africans are tuning in. The show appeals to a wide audience and can only continue to grow from here. Social media users welcomed these stats and many agreed that Skeem Saam deserved top honours. Twitter user BekithembaZ said:

"#SkeemSaam has been serving fire for years!!"

DeeJay_Becks23 said:

"Skeem Saam should snatch the 8pm prime time slot from Generations, to be honest Generations is only there based on reputation and not content..."

Kenny_Majozi said:

"Skeem Saam is the best educational soapie in Mzansi, this is the type of content I like to see."

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Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Masasa Mbangeni made her second and final exit from as Thembeka Shezi. Shezi was taken out by her nemesis Mthunuzi Mayisa on Wednesday evening in a very dramatic exit scene. Fans cannot believe this is the end and that Masasa will never appear on the show again.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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