Top 10 Most Popular African TV Shows

6) Generations (South Africa)

A South Africa soap opera, Generations was the most watched on South African television, with over 7 million viewers, before it was rebranded as Generations: The Legacy. During the 90’s, this TV series was the show of the hour for audiences from all over Africa. The drama series first aired on SABC 1 in 1994. The engaging TV show celebrates the hopes and dreams of South Africans who aim to achieve a better future, which received astonishing warm welcome from the public. Production of the popular soap opera stopped on August 11, 2014. It was created and produced by Mfundi Vundla.


Courtesy of SABC 1

5) iNkaba (South Africa)

Created by John Kani and produced by Urban Brew Studios, iNkaba, a South Africa TV series is must see for everyone. It delves into South Africa’s collective tradition which comprises the stupendously rich and powerful, the resilient middle-class as well as the struggling poor. The show is a narrative brimming with insightfulness. It is definitely on our list.


Courtesy of Urban Brew Studios

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    I really like big brother mzansi
    Ex was the reason why I’m watching big brother but now k2 is the reason why I’m watching the show

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    Beneath The Lies, a Ugandan drama was nominated for Best TV Series Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) in. It is the biggest TV Series in Uganda even it is still on Season 1.

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