Top ten soapies in South Africa by viewership in 2020. People who watch soapies in South Africa most of them they really ask themselves that which soapie is the leader in the country by viewership . The truth is , there are many reasons why a soapie can attract a lot of people than other soapies . We cannot outline all the reasons but at least we will give you the major reasons . We really think that a soapie to attract a lot of viewers it must talk to the people , what we mean here is that the story must be aligned with the local daily life of the people . The soap must have intriguing story lines handsome and beautiful actors . Also it must be very different from all the other soaps out there which are trying to compete.
The last point could be recruiting of well known actors and actresses like
Sello Maake Ka Ncube
and the one on the picture below
Uzalo is the champion of all soapies by viewership with 9.6 million viewers
Generations: The Legacy with 8.2 million
Skeem Saam : with 6.2 million viewers.
Scandal : with 4.7 million viewers.
Muvhango : with 4.4 million
List of top ten soapies in South Africa by viewership
Uzalo – 9.6 million
Generations: The Legacy – 8.2 million
Skeem Saam – 6.2 million
Scandal – 4.7 million
Muvhango – 4.6 million
Rhythm city – 4.1 million
The Queen – 1.2 million
Isidingo – 780 000
Isibaya – 731 000
The River – 622 000
I do believe also that some of the soapies do not do well because they are on paid channels which some of people can not afford to subscribe to .
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What’s your favourite soap opera and why ?