Memorable Moments From The 4000 Episodes Of Isidingo

Isidingo will be celebrating its 4000th episode this week. Throughout its over a decade run the show has made some indelible marks in both television and our society's reflection at large. To celebrate with the show here are some interesting facts you may want to know about the show.

The flagship series has been on air since 1998, making this year its 16th on our screens. 

The show has seen some cast members such as Hlomla Dandala and Darren Kelfkens transitioning from being actors on the show to now directing the show.

Isidingo is at its core a show for Africans, written and produced and televised by Africans – making it some of the most compelling, relevant and engaging television produced on the continent today. 

The show fans beyond the borders of Mzansi. It boasts a strong fan base extending as far afield as Tanzania and Uganda. 

Some of Isidingo’s most memorable moments include:

  • The first soapie to deal with racism
  • The first soapie to have intercultural relationship
  • The first soapie to explore gay marriage;
  • The first soapie to have a HIV positive character;
Pivotal moments in the show include; 
  • The arrival of the Matabane family;
  • The arrival of the Sibeko Family;
  • Most recent arrival of the Zondile family;
Even after the departure of the show's most beloved characters and cast members such as The Matabanes, the show continues to attract a reason amount of viewers every now. 

It currently stands at the most watched show on SABC3 according to the latest available TAMS ratings.

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