ABP News surprised with record ratings in UK on Wednesday, beating all Asian TV channels, except Hum Masala, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com.
South Asian news channels have witnessed a surge in UK ratings after tensions between India and Pakistan continue to brew. On Wednesday, ABP News impressed with a share of 0.11%, just behind Hum Masala with 0.12%, which has been reigning high over its PSL 2019 coverage.
ABP News’ daytime output between 10:30 and 13:30 averaged with 30,000 viewers, while the evening bulletin ‘Khabar Din Bhar’ at 17:00 fetched another 11,900 viewers.
As well as ABP News, New Vision TV registered 0.10% share, followed by Geo News with 0.08%, NDTV 24×7 with 0.07%, Aaj Tak with 0.05%, Samaa TV and Dunya News with 0.03%.
When compared to entertainment channels, Hum Masala was top channel with 0.12%, followed by Star Plus with 0.11%, Sony Entertainment Television and PTC Punjabi with 0.08%, Star Bharat with 0.05%, Hum TV, Geo TV and ZEE TV with 0.04% and Colors with 0.03%.
Please note: Above data is overnight figures, which may change slightly after seven days when consolidated data has been accounted for. BizAsiaLive.com publishes consolidated figures every Monday.