UK ratings: 'Satyamev Jayate' beats mainstream

As well as making a huge splash in India, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has managed to do the same in the UK with his debut TV show ‘Satyamev Jayate’.

The broadcaster, Star Plus managed to beat all paid mainstream TV rivals in the Sunday morning 11:00 – 12:30 slot when the show debuted on Sunday 5th May.

In that time slot, Star Plus was the most watched paid TV channel in the UK thrashing the likes of Sky1, Sky Sports, Dave and Yesterday.

According to data released by BARB/ InfoSys (All Inds, 11:00 12:30) consolidated data as of today (10th May) put Star Plus in the lead with a rating of 210.2907. Dave was next with 167.4143, Sky Sports 1 was also in the chart with ‘Soccer AM’ – 137.2015 and Sky1 following with 93.9004.

Overall, Star Plus continues to dominate the UK market.

Official viewing data for ‘Satyamev Jayate’ in India will be released next week.