UK ratings: Rishtey jumps ahead of Colors

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


Rishtey took second place in the latest UK Asian TV ratings, while Star Gold slumped to a ratings low, according to official data from BARB for week ending Sunday 29th June.

Star Plus remained the outright leader with 1,058,000 viewers, followed by Rishtey with 708,000 viewers – up from 564,000 viewers last week. UMP Movies was in third with 697,000 viewers (up from 635,000 viewers), followed by Colors with 681,000 viewers and Zing was in fifth 606,000 viewers.

The next tier saw Sony SAB TV (456,000 viewers), Lamhe (326,000 viewers), Star Life Ok (323,000 viewers), Star Gold (283,000 viewers) and PTV Global (184,000 viewers).

In the news genre, ARY News zoomed ahead in the ratings with 472,000 viewers, Geo News was in second with 269,000 viewers, NDTV 24×7 was the biggest Indian news channel with 202,000 viewers. Other channels that followed were Aaj Tak with 174,000 viewers, ABP News with 157,000 viewers, SAMAA TV with 148,000 viewers and News18 India with 75,000 viewers.