A Very Bonang Year has received rave reviews since its two-part airing on SABC 1, which gave viewers a glimpse into the lavish life of media personality, Bonang Matheba.
A Very Bonang Year, which aired on SABC 1 on Saturday, 1 August and Saturday, 8 August 2020, documented a year in the life of media mogul, Bonang Matheba. In a statement by SABC 1 on Monday, 17 August 2020, the show was named as the most watched entertainment show of 2020 thus far, across all channels.
SABC 1 stated that the viewership for A Very Bonang Year equated to almost 21 percent of the total South African audience. This is said to be the highest achieved by any entertainment show in that time slot in 2020. The docu-series garnered 1,86 million viewers for the first episode.
“Overall, we are happy with the performance of the show and it proves as a good business decision on our part. We are grateful for the viewers who tuned in and generated much talk-ability,” said SABC 1’s Sane Zondi.