While Star Plus slipped in the ratings last night, it was Rishtey’s turn to take its place in unofficial overnight ratings obtained exclusively by BizAsia.
This weekend generally has been a ratings winner for Rishtey with its events and reality TV shows outperforming its rivals. Looking over the ratings, the repeat telecast of ‘Dabangg’ at 16:00 got 16,700 viewers. The Indian Telly Awards, which were telecast at 18:30 over two hours averaged at 72,400 viewers. Pakistani drama ‘Mera Naseeb’ got the biggest audience since its launch three weeks ago. It pulled in 80,700 viewers – making it the most watched show on UK Asian TV yesterday. ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ at 21:30 attracted 60,600 viewers. The channel’s share averaged at 35% between 19:00 – 23:00.
On Star Plus, ‘Arjun’ was the most watched show with 56,200 viewers, followed by ‘India’s Dancing Superstar’, which slid to a new low with just 55,900 viewers. The channel’s share during this period was averaged at 26%.
On BBC Three, the Indian adaptation of French opera ‘Bollywood Carmen’ starring Abhay Deol and Preeya Kalidas mustered in 582,400 viewers at 21:00 – peaking at 650,600 viewers.
Above data is an overnight rating and may change slightly after consolidated figures become available in seven days from BARB.