Overnights: ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 12’ makes decent start in UK


The return of popular game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC) for its 12th season run, proved a ratings success for Sony TV on Monday, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com.

Despite the launch of the Amitabh Bachchan fronted show, Sony TV was beaten by Star Plus in UK ratings on Monday with a share of 0.10% compared with the latter’s 0.17%.

‘KBC 12’ opened up with 33,500 viewers at 21:00 – peaking at 41,200 viewers. However, the channel’s top show was ‘Mere Dad Ki Dulhan’ at 22:30 with 50,800 viewers, followed by ‘Indiawaali Ma’ at 20:30 with 35,700 viewers and ‘Crime Patrol’ at 23:00 with 28,700 viewers.

When compared to the launch of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ last year, the show opened up with overnight figures of 33,000 viewers – it was slightly up this year by 500 viewers. Consolidated data for the show will be available seven days after broadcast.

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.

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