Geo Tez has made a respectable start in the UK Asian TV ratings, by taking a slight lead over flagship sister channel, Geo News.
According to official data for week ending Sunday 15th June, ARY News remained the leading South Asian news channel with a weekly reach of 395,000 viewers – up from 375,000 viewers last week. In second place was the debut of Geo Tez with 201,000 viewers. Geo News was a close third, sharing it with NDTV 24×7 with 196,000 viewers. ABP News was in fourth with 179,000 viewers and Aaj Tak was fifth with 157,000 viewers (down from 171,000 viewers). News18 India delivered 111,000 viewers. SAMAA TV was in last with 102,000 viewers (down from 143,000 viewers).
Star Plus continued to lead in the entertainment genre with a weekly reach of 1,035,000 – up from 999,000 viewers. UMP Movies remained in second place with 620,000 viewers, while Colors was in third with 610,000 viewers – down from 618,000 viewers. Rishtey was in fourth with 522,000 viewers – down from 600,000 viewers. Sony SAB TV rounded off the Top 5 with 509,000 viewers.
The next tier consisted of Zing with 508,000 viewers, followed by Star Gold with 454,000 viewers, Lamhe with 420,000 viewers, Star Life Ok with 377,000 viewers and PTV Global with 158,000 viewers.