South African Netflix Series ‘Blood and Water’ Achieves Top Global Rankings

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After its premiere on Wednesday, the South African Netflix Original Series ‘Blood & Water’ reached top 10 viewer rankings in many countries.

Globally, the series was number one in 10 countries and part of the top ten rankings in 5 countries, just three days after its premiere. It is also the first South African Original Series to claim the number one spot in the United States.

Blood & Water is produced by Cape Town-based production company, Gambit Films. The company has also produced films such as Nommer 37, Noem My Skollie and Ellen, the Ellen Pakkies Story. They also brought series such as Op Seer se Spoor and Suidooster to our screens.

The series is Executive Produced by Daryne Joshua, Nosipho Dumisa and Travis Taute. It is set in Cape Town and follows the quest of a teenaged girl who transfers to a prestigious school after meeting a girl at a party, thinking that she could be her sister that was abducted at birth.