Without access to a television, I am not sure what’s going on in the world of South African entertainment.
But thank the high heavens the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) does.
Every month, they release television audience measurements – which includes a list of the most-watched shows on DStv, SABC 1, 2, 3, and Etv.
Established in 2015, the BRCSA’s role is to “commission and oversee the delivery of radio and television audience measurement research for broadcasters, as well as the advertising and marketing industry”.
Exciting stuff, isn’t it?
However, the report does not give the “total viewership of DStv commercial channels, and the figures reflect viewership on the platform at the top tier,” reports MyBroadband.
But that’s okay.
Here’s a breakdown of each channel’s most-watched shows from January:
Mr Bones? I fear for the future of this country.
Honestly, the more I learn about South African television, the more I realise I don’t know half of what’s going on.
And just wait until you see the full report, here.
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