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The Real Housewives Of Johannesburg Becomes One Of The Most Streamed Shows In South Africa!

The second season of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg is one of the most-streamed shows in South Africa. According to the latest data released by Showmax, the country collectively viewed more than 100 years' worth of video on the local streaming service over the Christmas and New Year holiday.

That's 876,000 hours worth of watching that SA did combined over the festive season. According to the data via Channel 24, the busiest day on the streaming service was on December 29 with views peaking daily at around 18:00.

"More people than ever before got on the streaming bandwagon, and those who were watching streamed more than usual. The net effect was a 30% increase in viewing hours compared to the average seen in prior months," Showmax announced in an official statement.

These were the most viewed series on Showmax in 2019 (in no particular order):

10 most-streamed international series on Showmax

• HBO’s Euphoria
• HBO’s Game of Thrones
• HBO’s Chernobyl
• Younger
• HBO’s Big Little Lies
• Vikings
• Billions
• The Girlfriend Experience
• Siren
• The Handmaid's Tale

10 most-streamed South African series on Showmax

• Trackers
• The Real Housewives of Johannesburg
• Being Bonang
• The River
• The Queen
• Die Spreeus
• Die Byl
• The Girl From St Agnes
• The Bachelor SA
• Boer Soek ‘n Vrou

The most-watched local genre was reality TV with The Real Housewives of Johannesburg coming in on top, reports Channel 24. According to the press release, the peak binge by a single account was more than 200 episodes of the same show.

Photo Credit: Showmax