Skeem Saam Loses Another Actor

2020 must just end

By  | Dec 30, 2020, 09:08 AM  | Top of the

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2020 has Seen one of SA's most-loved soapies lose many of its talented stars. First, it was the unforeseen passing of Ntate Big Boy Maja. Shortly after, it was announced that Karabo 'Jazzy T' Mokhubela had passed on, and more recently the educational drama revealed that Paul Rapetsoa, who played Malome Josias has also lost his life. Our deepest condolences to the family and fans of Ntate Paul Rapetsoa. We are going to miss his warm smile and kindness on our television screens.

Actress Buhle Mazibuko who used to play Leshole's girlfriend Nomasonto on Skeem Saam also revealed that she's lost her mother not so long ago. Our deepest condolences to her and her family.

In recent months it was reported that Skeem Saam had lost almost a million in viewership numbers. This according to a report by Entertainment Commentator Phil Mphela.

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According to his post, the drama lost a staggering 800k viewers in the last two months. Skeem Saam pulled in 6, 72 million viewers in September which dropped to 5,9 million viewers in October.

#SkeemSaam hemorrhage viewers. The SABC1 youth soapie has lost a staggering 800k viewers between September and October according to the latest TAMs numbers. It pulled 6,72 million in September then dropped to 5,9 mil in October, for their top episodes.

However, it's not unusual for shows to have a decline in viewership numbers. We're projecting that the numbers will go up again this month as the current storyline has viewers hooked. If you've been following the drama lately, you'll know that Nimza is embroiled in a sexual harassment case. Buhle Maseko's character has been harassing Pretty Seakamela's by making sexually suggestive comments and sometimes harassing her physically.

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Turf High's sexual harassment committee has been handling the matter and viewers have been glued to their screens to see how the whole thing will turn out.

Skeem Saam is created by Winnie Serite and airs on SABC since 2011. The soapie is set in Turfloop, Limpopo and in Johannesburg. The plot follows the lives of the residents in Turf navigating through everyday life and climbing the ladder to success. The also follows the glamourous Johannesburg life and how they handle challenges in the business world. Skeem Saam is known as the first-ever show that ever really gave Generations a run for its money.

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