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M-Net reveals its top-performing show for 2019!

Trackers, the five-part adaptation of SA's #1 best selling novel, has already shattered local viewership records before even completing its run on Sunday

  • A novel built like a puzzle, which will leave you breathless.” – Télérama, France
  • “A sweeping saga as lush and unforgiving as the African veldt.” – Karen Dionne, The New York Journal of Books
  • A mesmerising read.” – Joan Smith in the Sunday Times (London)

These are just some of the varied raving reviews Deon Meyer’s top seller ‘Trackers‘ continues to receive 8 years after its release. 

So it comes as no surprise that Meyer’s mind-blowing book-to-screen adaptation would go on to shatter local viewership records, thus becoming the most watched show on M-Net in 2019.

Average viewership per episode have outperformed not only local shows in all genres on M-Net (DStv 101). The series has beat out international favourites, including Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, Chernobyl, The Big Bang Theory and The Enemy Within

Actor Thapelo Mokoena plays the lead role as Quinn Makebe

Furthermore, Trackers is currently trending at the top of the charts across various platforms, including both DStv Now and Showmax – before even completing its run on Sunday, November 24.

“We are over the moon about Trackers’ phenomenal performance to date,” says Yolisa Phahle, Multichoice CEO of General Entertainment, adding: “We set out to create a trailblazing, high-end production that would enthral our MultiChoice customers as well as global audiences.”

Shining the spotlight on SA’s magnificent acting talent, the series is led by Sisanda Henna, whose chilling performance as ruthless villain, Inkunzi, has already landed him a leading role opposite Megan Fox in the forthcoming film Rogue.

James Gracie, Avital Lvova, Thapelo Mokoena and Emmanuel Castis play major roles in the mini-series.

To see how local audiences are raving about Trackers, go to

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