Skeem Saam is a South African soap opera created by Winnie Serite, broadcast on SABC1 since 2011.The show is set in Johannesburg and Turfloop. It rose to fame since it arrived, competing with Generations. A majority youth-centered show, Skeem Saam is a SABC Education production. It has been running for 10 seasons. In January 2021, the SABC announced that the show would go on a production break starting on 1 March 2021 due to a massive decline in viewership.