- eHostela has dethroned The Queen to become the second most-watched show on DStv
- eHostela pulled 1.76 million viewers in January while The Queen pulled 1.66 million viewers
- Social media users have shared mixed views on the news that eHostela is now at number 2 behind Gomora
eHostela has dethroned The Queen in terms of viewership. eHostela's Season 2 has toppled The Queen and is now the second-most watched show on DStv. The drama series is now behind Gomora, which is still at number 1.
Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela shared that the series pulled 1.76 million viewers in January while The Queen was watched by 1.66 million viewers. Phil wrote on Twitter on Friday, 12 February:
"TV: eHostela dethrones The Queen. In a shocking twist of audience trend, the second season of eHostela beat the dominant telenovela to be come the second-most-watched show on DStv behind Gomora in January. The series pulled 1,76m viewers over The Queen’s 1,66m."
TV lovers took to Phil's comment section to share their thoughts on his post. Check out some of their comments below:
"Funny enough I don’t like the new season, like there is too much going on."
"Like, first season is one on my top 2. This one I'm struggling hey, I tried it's not for me."
"The Queen has run out of ideas... you don't know whether they are coming or going."
"S2 of eHostela is not that wow and exciting like S1 but it's watchable than The Queen most definitely."
"Nothing shocking here, The Queen has long lost the plot. I no longer enjoy it and have stopped watching even though I adore and stan the Fergusons so much."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that that Blood & Water Season 2 is returning soon on Netflix. The African original Netflix series will be introducing new characters in the upcoming season.
The viewers of the epic show will be happy to known that original cast members of the drama series are all back for the new season. Fans can look forward to seeing their faves, including Natasha Thahane, Cindy Mahlandu and Ama Qamata, among others.
Among the new faces to the most-loved show is Leroy Siyafa. Leroy will portray the role of Sam. The character of Reece will also have more scenes in the upcoming season. Greteli Fincham plays the role of Reece. Reece will be introduced to two new friends. Katishcka Chanderlal will star as Pauline while Alzavia Abrahams will play the new role of Zayd.
NetflixSA tweeted a video of the cast of the show on Thursday, 11 February. The clip shows the cast dancing and having fun.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!