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Umkhokha: The Curse' remains the most-watched show on DStv

23/02/2024

Umkhokha: The Curse' remains the most-watched show on DStvRythm World's faith-based telenovela Umkhokha: The Curse' remains the most-watched TV show on DStv with nearly 1 million viewers.

by Rae Seleme

23-02-2024 09:51

in Entertainment

Umkhokha' actors (left) Sibonele Ngubane and (right) Deli Malinga. Image via Twitter @PhilMphela

The latest figures from the Television Audience Measurement (TAM) by the Broadcasting Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) reveal that Umkhokha: The Curse is still the most-watched TV show on DStv.

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UMKHOKHA: THE CURSE' MAINTAINS FIRST PLACE BRCSA January 2024 figures reveal that Umkhokha: The Curse is the most-watched TV show on DStv with 977 120 viewers. Mzansi Magic's telenovela Qgeberha: The Empire trails behind with 862 172 viewers.

The January figures also reveal that Uyajola 9/9 is now the third-most-watched show with 858 953 while Rythm World's new telenovela, Sibongile and The Dlamini's gains fourth position with 790 756 viewers.

South Africans can't get enough of the faith-based telenovela, Umkhokha: The Curse which focuses on a gigantic church in KwaZulu-Natal, Ithempeli Lenkosi. It stars Deli Malinga as MaMzobe, Sibongile Ngubane as Difa, Nay Maps as Sphamandla, Hope Mbhele as Mabusi and many more.

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#UmkhokhaTheCurse remains the number 1 most watched show on Dstv reaching over 970k viewers in the month of January 2024. pic.twitter.com/iopmWnwi2f

Jabulani Macdonald (Joy's husband) (@Jabu_Macdonald) February 21, 2024

DSTV VIEWERS REACT TO FIGURES AND STORYLINES

@Ayanda35951501: Keep it up #UmkhokhaTheCurse infact Rhythm World Productions and Tshedza Pictures are the ones running Mzansi Magic now. I don't know if I'm the only one whom noticed two from Tshedza which is Champions and Gqeberha .

@MavoSthe: Yup. They are having revealed the maternity and all recently, I'm struggling to see them creating another future plot that will keep us in suspense but let's wait and see. Unless, of course, #Mamzobe starts shooting some people.

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@OupaMnguni: UMkhokha is a very demanding soapy from an actor/character perspective, not only does it require talented but also seasoned actors. But unfortunately, Gabi is still new to live up their character demands. She will get better I think.

#UmkhokhaTheCurse has officially reached 1 million viewers and remains the number 1 most watched show on DStv Umkhokha made history again pic.twitter.com/pEPetgzitV

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) November 10, 2023

Rhythm World does not only have three telenovelas currently on Dstv but all of them are attracting good numbers #UmkhokhaTheCurse 1 022 039#MyBrothersKeeper 744 542#SibongileXDlaminis 604 664 pic.twitter.com/hVe8NPldAO

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) November 10, 2023

#UmkhokhaTheCurse is now the number 1 most watched show on dstv for the month of September pic.twitter.com/yOSFnF4vCI

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) October 10, 2023

#UmkhokhaTheCurse is now officially the number 1 most watched telenovela on Dstv pic.twitter.com/PRpARYgPjM

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) August 16, 2023

ALSO READ: Mbuso Khoza confirms Umkhokha: The Curse' departure

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