'Diya Aur Baati Hum' takes back lead in UK

'Diya Aur Baati Hum' takes back lead in UK
'Diya Aur Baati Hum' takes back lead in UK

While UK Asian TV channels continue to struggle to reach the heights prior to this year’s FIFA World Cup, it was ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ and ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, which topped Thursday night ratings.

According to exclusive data obtained by BizAsia, ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ at 21:00 pulled in 109,500 viewers, while ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ that followed at 21:30 raked in 108,700 viewers. ‘Ek Hasina Thi’ at 20:00 was in third with 92,100 viewers and ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ in fourth with 90,600 viewers at 23:00.

On Colors, ‘Uttaran’ remained top at 22:00 with 19,500 viewers and ‘BeIntehaa’ at 21:00 climbed back up with 15,700 viewers and ‘Rangrasiya’ at 21:30 managed just 5,400 viewers.

On Rishtey, ‘Meri Aashiqui’ at 20:30 was top rated show with 40,700 viewers, followed by ‘Laagi Tujhse Lagan’ at 22:30 with 35,700 viewers.

On Star Life Ok, ‘Gustakh Dil’ returned to the top spot with 18,200 viewers, followed by ‘Savdhaan India’ with 17,500 viewers and ‘Baawre’ at 19:00 with 15,600 viewers.

Above data is an overnight rating supplied by Attentional and may change slightly after consolidated figures become available in seven days from BARB.