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E.tv's Scandal!' celebrates 4000 episodes and 17 years of storytelling

19/01/2022

E.tv's Scandal!' celebrates 4000 episodes and 17 years of storytellingE.tv's popular soapie Scandal!' celebrated its 4000th episode on Tuesday night (18 January) after being on air for 17 years.

by Rae Seleme

19-01-2022

in SA TV and Film

E.tv's most-watched soapie Scandal!' recently celebrated its 4000 episodes. Image via Twitter @etvScandal

E.tv's soapie - Scandal! recently (Tuesday night) marked its 4000th episode after airing its first episode in January 2005.

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The popular soapie is the longest-running show on the channel and the most viewed soapie.

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-- Also read: Scandal!'s' Sivenathi Mabuya chats about Shona Ferguson & her big break

SCANDAL!': MEMORABLE STORYLINES AND CASTS Popular most-watched soapie Scandal! celebrated its 4000th episode on Tuesday night after being flighted for 17 years on e.tv.

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Producers told Sowetan that the show's strength lies in its consistent ability to challenge conventions, unearth talent, and tell compelling stories.

Actress and head writer for the show Grace Mahlaba told the publication that Ochre (the production company) is super proud of the team of brilliant professionals.

They've sweated blood and tears to bring 4,000 top-quality episodes to South African audiences.

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There have been so many unforgettable highlights in the story like when Daniel Nyathi pretended he could not walk and was then miraculously cured.

Another highlight was when Abigail exploded in her car and Dintle made love to Mangi in prison.

Who can forget how Quinton ripped off Thembeka's gown to reveal her fake pregnancy tummy?

The show's producer Sanele Zulu added that families have risen and fallen on the show

The mighty Nyathis, the brilliant Langas, the ruthless Mambas, and the beloved Ngemas.

The show recently refreshed its set and introduced the Kubekas to keep the storyline relevant and provide audiences with intriguing content.

Today we celebrate 4000 episodes of Scandals and ground-breaking television!! Happy 4000th episode everyone! #etvscandal #etvscandal4000 pic.twitter.com/9iN1Ydb7gC

Scandal! (@etvScandal) January 18, 2022

E.TV'S MOST-WATCHED SHOW Scandal! has kept the number one position on e.tv for years with an average of 5 million viewers every night according to the TVSA's primetime viewing figures.

The soapie stars talented actors such as Fana Mokoena, Mvelo Makhaya, Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong and many more.

December viewing figures:

Scandal!: 4.700.974

House of Zwide: 3.760.890

Imbewu: The Seed: 3.643.262

Also read: Scandal!': Cat's out of the bag Mbali Khubeka is living a double life

& 4000 episodes & the momentum is still as great . One thing about @etvScandal , they always understand the assignment.

dark & lovely (@SelekaNtsako1) January 18, 2022

VIEWERS REACT TO 4000 EPISODES @alliewanjiru:

Congrats guys, it's been a wild ride. Here's to many more Scandal! nights, much love from #etvScandal.

@Nathan_mckason:

Thank you guys for giving us scandals after Scandal!'s on weekdays.

@db77_dula:

Congratulations and happy 4000th anniversary of hilarious episodes.

@Karel_Mogobe118:

Gone are those days of Mmadika, Morongwe, Donna, Tino, Shakira, Bra Eddie,Killa, Daniel Nyathi, Mzilikazi etc. Yerrrrr time flies.

@NhlekzaCNkosi:

Can we see Daniel and Mangi please then Shakira n his brother?

Also read: Scandal!' Review: Lindiwe blames Nhlamulo for her father's death

What about the news room scandal that we know and love. Now it s about everything else except the newsroom.

MK PHUMO (SOBUKWE IS HERE) (@MK_PHUMO84) January 18, 2022

Also read:James Sithole joins the cast of Scandal!' as the villainous Mdala

Awwww, my very own #etvScandal . I am happy & emotional. The journey has been amazing all these years. Happy to be part of it from the get go till now. It shows you are doing it right, otherwise I for don quit since. I celebrate this win with you all. Cheers to another 4k

Lady Nzubechukwu #EndSARS (@AngelicErny_) January 18, 2022

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