Overnights: ZEE TV whiskers behind Colors on Friday

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


ZEE TV edged closer behind Colors for the first time in UK ratings, despite the former still being a part of the encryption window, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsialive.com.

ZEE TV’s biggest show on Friday night was ‘Piyaa Albela’ at 20:00 with 20,200 viewers, followed by ‘Zindagi Ki Mehek’ at 20:30 with 14,800 viewers and ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ at 21:00 with 7,200 viewers. Earlier in the evening, ZEE News bulletin at 17:30 attracted 11,700 viewers. Overall, the channel’s all-day average audience stood at 2,800 viewers, with a share of 0.03%.

Comparatively, Colors’ top rated show was ‘Shani’ at 22:00 with 16,100 viewers, followed by ‘Shakti’ at 20:00 with 14,700 viewers and ‘Swabhimaan’ at 21:30 with 14,200 viewers. Overall, the channel’s all-day average audience stood at 3,700 viewers, with a share of 0.04%.

On Star Plus, ‘Naamkarann’ returned to the top with 82,800 viewers at 21:00, followed by ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ at 19:30 with 72,700 viewers, ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Season 3’ at 20:00 with 68,700 viewers and ‘Chandra Nandini’ at 20:30 with 60,900 viewers. ‘Meri Durga’ stayed top in the afternoon with 43,600 viewers at 12:30.

On Rishtey, ‘Uttaran’ led with 40,000 viewers at 18:30, followed by ‘Balika Vadhu’ at 21:00 with 18,700 viewers and ‘Kasam’ at 20:30 with 17,400 viewers.

On &TV, ‘Krishna’ at 19:30 topped ratings with 4,000 viewers, followed by ‘Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain’ at 20:30 with 3,400 viewers and ‘Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi’ at 20:00 with 2,300 viewers.

On Hum TV, ‘Oh Rungreza’ at 20:00 registered 32,800 viewers, followed by ‘Tumhari Maryum’ at 21:00 with 23,700 viewers and ‘Yeh Raha Dil’ at 22:00 with 15,300 viewers.

On Geo TV, ‘Khan’ delivered 13,900 viewers at 21:00, followed by ‘Manchahi’ at 22:00 with 5,500 viewers.

On A Plus Europe, ‘Intizar’ at 20:00 fetched 1,700 viewers.

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