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NOTE: Ratings are published two months in arrears

This monthly feature selects prominent local productions, and ranks them in terms of AR ratings. Selected foreign programmes are shown only for comparison. ARs are weighted over the period of transmission, and the number of transmissions during the calendar month. Data is supplied by the South African Advertising Research Foundation, and processed by Interactive Market Systems (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd.


Day/s refers to the day or days of the week the programme is transmitted. Frequency refers to how often it is transmitted - D=Daily, W=Weekly, S (followed by a number) indicates a series of that number of episodes. Television Universe estimated at 5.232 million households. One ratings point of all viewers represents about 145 590 viewers.

Key to genres: Actu: Actuality, Docu: Documentary, Dram: Drama, Educ: Education, Maga: Magazine, Musi: Music, News: News, Quiz: Game Show, Real: Real life, Reli: Religion, Sitc: Sitcom, Soap: Soap, Spor: Sport, Vari: Variety, Y.Ent: Youth Entertainment.

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