In Kenya, television has long been an integral part of citizens’ lives, providing them a window to the world, a source of information and an entertainment platform.
Thanks to a vibrant media sector, Kenyan viewers have many options, from media to entertainment channels. Geopoll’s September ratings data shed light on the current state of television in the country, revealing interesting trends and confirming some long-standing favorites.
Citizen TV occupies a high place in the Kenyan television hierarchy, boasting an astonishing audience rating of 22,861,000 viewers. Its continued popularity is due to its comprehensive programming, which seamlessly combines news, entertainment and local content.
The channel’s commitment to audience engagement has cemented its position as the undisputed market leader. In second place is , NTV with 10,680,000 viewers, known for its reliable news and variety of programs. Meanwhile, KTN maintains a stable position with its unique combination of news and entertainment content with 9,268,000 viewers.
In addition to the big three, Maisha Magic East, TV47 and K24 are enjoying ever-growing popularity. , Maisha Magic East’s 8,451,000 viewers show the growing demand for local and regional entertainment content, while TV 47’s 6,885,000 viewers saw a mix of news and variety programs. TV47 launched in 2019 and has quickly become a worthy competitor for the general public. , 6,620,000 viewers K24 maintains its presence in a competitive market.
SUPERSPORT has become the favorite channel for sports fans with 6,686,000 viewers and offers a wide range of sporting events and insights. Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) continues to serve a broad spectrum of the population with 6,443,000 viewers, reflecting its key role as the state broadcaster. , Meanwhile, Triple P, Inooro TV and Akili Kids target specific audiences, each with its own unique programming and 5,450,000, 5,384,000 and 4,568,000 viewers respectively.
The top 15 was completed by , UTV, Ramogi and Zee World with 4,457,000, 4,391,000 and 4,391,000 viewers respectively. Their presence highlights the diversity of the Kenyan public. Preferences, from local culture to international content.
As Geopoll data shows, the television landscape in Kenya is dynamic and diverse, covering a wide range of tastes and preferences.
The top 15 TV Stations in Kenya according to Geopoll data:
- Citizen TV – 22,861,000 viewers
- NTV – 10,680,000 viewers
- KTN – 9,268,000 viewers
- KTN News – 9,113,000 viewers
- Maisha Magic East – 8,451,000 viewers
- TV47 – 6,885,000 viewers
- SUPERSPORT – 6,686,000 viewers
- K24 – 6,620,000 viewers
- KBC – 6,443,000 viewers
- Triple P – 5,450,000 viewers
- Inooro TV – 5,384,000 viewers
- Akili Kids – 4,568,000 viewers
- UTV – 4,457,000 viewers
- Ramogi – 4,391,000 viewers
- Zee World – 4,391,000 viewers