From Thunderbirds to snakes:’s 10 most-watched videos of 2020

The most watched video showed a black jogger being detained by SAPD

Thunderbirds fly over San Antonio, snake puddle in San Antonio, San Antonio nurse designed mask with 99.5% filtration efficiency. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The year 2020 is one that nobody saw coming - it started with hopes and dreams for a new decade and quickly went south.

There were huge news stories, both good and bad, ranging from the untimely death of Kobe Bryant to the coronavirus pandemic to an improvement in air quality, and for the first time in history, a non-English language film won the Oscar for best movie.

The videos that resonated with KSAT viewers are also a mix of highs and lows.

Here are the top 10 most-viewed videos on the KSAT website from 2020:

1. Black jogger detained by SAPD wasn’t suspect they were looking for. Now he’s charged with felony assault on officers.

2. Fly with the Thunderbirds! Watch the San Antonio flyover from the cockpit of an F-16

3. Nurse shares step-by-step instructions for making mask with up to 99.5% filtration efficiency

The chief executive nurse at University Health System has spent the past few weeks designing a mask tested to have a better filtration than the N-95 masks.

4. Edison High School student lifts shirt up, makes sexual advances at teacher during virtual class

Student lifts shirt up, makes sexual advances at teacher during virtual class

5. Mayor Nirenberg calls for further investigation after Black jogger detained by SAPD

6. Video shows ‘at least 50′ snakes slithering around in San Antonio pond

7. Massive homeless tunnel town uncovered in San Antonio

Massive homeless tunnel town uncovered in San Antonio

8. Once in a lifetime opportunity lets you drive through San Antonio Zoo

9. Gov. Abbott: It will take ‘several weeks’ to know if social distancing measures slowed COVID-19 spread

Gov. Greg Abbott provides an update on the efforts being taken to combat the coronavirus epidemic in Texas.

10. Huge African-themed water park and resort coming to Texas

About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.