- Uzalo is still the most popular soapie in Mzansi as social media reports claimed the show is still breaking records even in 2023
- According to Twitter user @SayEntrepreneuron, the SABC1 hit show received over five million viewers
- Online users expressed honest reactions, with some wondering what happened to their favourite TV shows that didn't make the list
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At this point, no Mzansi soapie can compete with Uzalo. The hit SABC1 soapie is still at the top of the viewership list.
According to @SayEntrepreneur on Twitter, Uzalo is the most-watched South African soapie. Scandal!, Generations, House of Zwide, and Skeem Saam rounded out the top five.
The admin of the Twitter account clarified that Uzalo's 5.9 million viewers were for a single episode, not monthly views.
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Of course, people shared their honest reactions. Most people were surprised to learn that Generations: The Legacy received the third spot despite major cast changes in previous years.
Judging by the comments, some people wanted their favourite soapies to occupy the top spots. Netizens shared the following reactions:
"Skeem Sam must be number 1"
"Generations must be after spot 5"
"One thing I know is you have nothing to learn from all the above-mentioned TV dramas. In fact, we are consistently fed useless content "
"The people who watch these shows don’t have Twitter."
"Scandal and House Of Zwide? And where's The River kanti? "
"TRIBALISM again. Hey, I'm kidding don't bite me."
Uzalo remains Mzansi's number one show
In related news, Briefly News reported that Uzalo is the most-watched show in Mzansi. The popular SABC 1 telenovela was followed by two e.tv soapies that dethroned Generations: The Legacy in terms of viewership.
According to entertainment commentator Phil Mphela, Scandal! peaked at 5.3 million viewers and House of Zwide was watched by 4.9 million people in July. Generations: The Legacy took the fourth spot with 4.7 million viewers.
Taking to Phil's comment section on Twitter, TV lovers shared mixed reactions to the latest soapie ratings.
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Source: Briefly News