10 Most Searched TV Shows By Nigerians in 2023 (Google Data)

The Story⚡

Google releases data of the most searched TV Shows by Nigerians in 2023, here are the top ten shows.

Tell Me More

Google releases data for the most searched TV shows of the year, of which the top ten are stories about the ghetto, Korean dramas and cross-country reality TV show. 

Top 10: King the Land

King the Land is a romantic drama South Korean TV series directed by Im Hyun-Wook, starring Lee Jun-Ho, and Im Yoon-ah.

Amid a tense inheritance fight, a charming heir Gu Won from the Chaebol family clashes with his hardworking employee who’s known for his irresistible smile, which he cannot stand.

The supporting cast includes Go Won Hee, Kim Jae-Won, Kim Ga-eun, Anupam Tripathi, Ahn Se-ha, Nam Gi-Ae, Ahn Woo-yeon, Kim Young-ok, Choi Tae-Hwan and Kang Ki-doong.

King the Land was released on Netflix on 17th June 2023.

Top 9: Sex Life

Produced by Chris Hatcher and Scott James Wallace, Sex Life is an American comedy-drama television series which had its first season released in September 2021 and its second seasonal release on 2nd March 2023 on the Netflix streaming platform.

A suburban mother of two takes a fantasy-charged trip down memory lane that sets her very married present on a collision course with her wild child past.

Sex Life stars Sarah Shahi, Adams Demos, Mike Vogel, Wallis Day, Li Jun Li, Margaret Odette, Jonathan Sadowski, Drama Homayoun, Cleo Anthony, Meghan Heffen, Dylan Bruce, Krista Morin and Craig Bierko.

Top 8: Wura

Wura is a Showmax original Nigerian drama series, also known as the longest Showmax original series, executively produced by Rogers Ofime.

The series tells the story of the two-faced woman Wura Amoo Adeleke as she can be a perfect wife and a loving mother, then also a ruthless Chief Executive Officer of the fictional Frontline Gold Mine.

Her relentless pursuit of success knows no bounds as she wouldn’t care to bring down anyone or anything who tries to stop her.

The cast includes Scarlet Gomez, Yomi Fash Lanso, Carol King, Ray Adeka, Iremide Adeoye, Ego Iheanacho, Martha Ehinome, Lanre Adediwura, Oluwaseyi Akinsola, Ropo Ewenla, Miracle Gabriel and Tersy Akpata.

Wura was released on 23rd January 2023 on the Showmax platform.

Top 7: Gen V

Gen V is an American superhero television series, developed by Craig Rosenberg, Evan Goldberg and Eric Kripke.

From the world of The Boyes comes Gen V, which explores the first generation of superheroes to know that their superpowers are from compound V.

The cast includes Lizze Broadway, Jaz Sinclair, Maddie Phillips, London Thor, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Derek Luh, Chance Perdomo, Asa Germann, Marco Pigossi, Jensen Ackles, Shelley Conn and Maia Jae Bastidas.

Gen V was released on Amazon Prime Video on 29th September 2023.

Top 6: Far From Home

Far From Home is a Nigerian Television series, directed by Catherine Stewart and Kayode Kasum, which was released on the Netflix streaming platform on 16th December 2023.

A struggling teenager, Ishaya, finds himself in the world of luxury after winning a scholarship to a prestigious school. As he attempts to navigate his new world, the teenagers continue to aim for the top.

Far From Home was written by Dami Elebe and produced by Inkblot Studios.

The cast includes Mike Afolarin, Elma Mbadiwe, Natse Jemide, Genoveva Umeh, Gbubemi Ejeye, Tomi Ojo and Ruby Okezie.

Top 5: Top Boy

Top Boy is a British Television crime drama series created by Ronan Bennett.

This series consists of 35 episodes across 5 series which tell the story of the tension between a drug lord who operates almost openly and those who live an honest lives in the crime centered area.

The series stars Ashley Walters, Michael Word, Jasmine Jobson, Kano, Shone Romulus, Saffron Hocking, Little Simz, Malcolm Kamulete, Araloyin Oshunremi and Lisa Dwan.

Top Boy was released on Netflix streaming platform on 31st October 2011.

Top 4: Big Brother Titans 

Big Brother Titans is the joint South African and Nigerian edition of the Big Brother franchise which was themed “Ziyakhala Wahala”. It was the fusion of two TV phenomena Big Mzansi and BB Naija.

The housemates are Makhosazane Kosi Twala, Kalu-Anaga Emmanuel, Motsatsi Wendy Madiba, Yvonne, Ebubu, Ipeleng Rose Selepe, Thabang Mazibuko, Victor Blaqboi Panwai, Justin Peters, Miracle OP, Blessing Nana, Tebatso Blue Aiva, Nelisa Msila, Siyamthanda Jwacu, Yemi Cregx, Chioma Olivia Okoro,Mavin Achi, Yaya Mwanda, Jenni O, Mmeli, Jaypee, Lukay, Sandra Essiene and Theo Traw.

The Big Brother Titan series was aired on DStv, Africa Magic and Mzansi Magic.

Top 3: Alchemy of Souls 2

Alchemy of Souls II is the second South Korean series of the romance drama thriller Alchemy of Souls, directed by Park Joon-hwa.

A powerful sorceress in a blind woman’s body encounters a man from a prestigious family, who wants her to help to change his destiny.

Alchemy of Souls stars Lee Jae-wook, Go Yoon Jung, Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seung-ho, Yoo In-soo and Lee Chae-Min.

It had its first episode release on 18th June 2022 and its final release on 8th January 2023 on Netflix streaming platform.

Top 2: Alchemy of Souls

A powerful sorceress in a blind woman’s body encounters a man from a prestigious family, who wants her to help to change his destiny.

Alchemy of Souls is a South Korean drama series which comprises 30 episodes in its first season. The series was written by Jeong-eun Hong and Hong Mi Ran.

Alchemy of Soul was released on the Netflix streaming platform on 18th June 2022.

Top 1: Shanty Town

Directed by Dimeji Ajibola, Shanty Town is a Nigerian TV series which tells the story of a group of courtesans who attempt to escape the grasp of a notorious Kingpin, Scar, but political corruption and blood ties make the escape mission a nearly impossible goal.

Shanty Town stars Nollywood faves such as Chidi Mokeme, Nancy Isime, Ali Nuhu, Richard Mofe Damijo, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Ini Edo, Mercy Eke, Sola Sobowale, Shaffy Bello, Mr P, Uche Jombo and Lilian Afegbai.

The Shanty Town drama series was released on the Netflix streaming platform on 20th January 2023.

In Summary

This data shows that Nollywood contents are making headway and the impressive level of acceptance Nigerian films have achieved by its local audience.

The Nigerian film industry has recorded quite an impressive number of achievements this year which also gives a promising 2024.

The audience looks forward to a better 2024.


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button