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Sibongile and The Dlaminis' gains first position on DStv

17/04/2024

Sibongile and The Dlaminis' gains first position on DStvRhythm World's popular telenovela Sibongile and The Dlaminis' is the most-watched TV show on DStv with over 1 million viewers.

by Rae Seleme

17-04-2024 10:57

in Entertainment

Sibongile and The Dlaminis' cast. Image via Twitter @phil_mphela

Fan-favourite telenovela Sibongile and The Dlaminis is the most-watched TV show on DStv and Mzansi Wethu.

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TELENOVELA MAINTAINS FIRST PLACE The Broadcasting Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) March 2024 figures confirm that Sibongile and The Dlaminis is the most-watched TV show on DStv.

The figures show the telenovela received 1.3 million viewers and dethroned Umkhokha: The Curse which is trailing with more than 800 000 viewers.

The telenovela stars actors Luyanda Zwane, Ayanda Borotho (n e Ngubane) and Siyabonga Shibe, and Vuyo Biyela

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The show was also announced as the most-watched show on Mzansi Wethu with over 780 000 viewers in February.

Sibongile and The Dlaminis is produced by Rhythm World Productions, which also produces Umkhokha: The Curse and My Brother's Keeper.

My Brother's Keeper which stars actors Wiseman Mncube and Zola Nombona gained fifth position and received over 600 000 viewers in March.

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South Africans also revealed on social media that the show has an upper hand as DStv viewers have access to Mzansi Wethu.

Fans of Sibongile and The Dlaminis predict the telenovela will start airing Monday to Friday instead of three times a week on Mzansi Wethu.

TITBIT:

Sibongile And The Dlaminis ranked number 1

Mzansi Wethu telenovela has been ranked as the number 1 show on DStv per BRCSA March 2024 ratings.

The show pulled an episode peak of 1,3-million viewers on March 25th. This is ahead of #UmkhokhaTheCurse episode peak of pic.twitter.com/hrC1vXK9pm

Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) April 16, 2024

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SIBONGILE AND THE DLAMINIS' The Sibongile and The Dlaminis actors Ayanda Borotho and Siyabonga Shibe play husband and wife in the new telenovela.

Kaya 959 reports that actress Luyanda Zwane's character Sibongile Mbambo has a surprising Cinderella-like tale, and forbidden romance, when she joins The Dlaminis as their domestic worker.

The show is set in the small town of Ixopo in KwaZulu-Natal and promises to explore timeless themes of love, sacrifice, ambition, and familial bonds.

Viewers enjoy the hopeful, warm, authentic, and a real-world fairy tale the show delivers. The show also draws inspiration from the Zambian tale of Zuba and the Solalas and also stars Zodumo Shange, former The River star Vuyo Biyela and many more.

#SibongileXDlaminis back to being the number 1 most watched show on Mzansi Wethu reaching over 780k viewers and also makes it the 4th most watched show on DStv in the month of January 2024. pic.twitter.com/fL5VRa6iPQ

Jabulani Macdonald (@Jabu_Macdonald) February 21, 2024

It Has To Be Number One Because It s Available On A Wider Audience, Look Wait And See When They Start To Remove It To Mzansi Wethu And Put It On Mzansi Magic And Access And Family Customers Will Get The Leftovers

Setjhaba Saha Kashe (@KasheSetjhaba1) April 16, 2024

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