UK ratings: Sony SAB, Star Gold, Sahara One lose viewers

Star Gold loses steam in UK ratings
Star Gold loses steam in UK ratings

Sony SAB TV, Star Gold and Sahara One lost over 100k viewers each in the latest UK ratings, supplied by BARB for week ending 30th September.

Sony SAB TV lost a huge 196,000 viewers. It saw a drastic drop from 327,000 last week to a measly 131,000. Sahara One also saw a steep drop from a high of 420,000 last week to 311,000 this week – a loss of 109,000 viewers.

Star Gold shed over 100k viewers in the The channel was down from 675,000 to 558,000 – losing 117,000 viewers during the past seven days.

Sister station, Star Plus continued its viewership high but with a slight decline from 1,269,000 to 1,257,000 this week. The channel remains the UK’s most watched Asian service. UMP Movies was the second most watched channel with 691,000 – climbing back up from last week’s 634,000.

Star Life Ok was in the next tier with 466,000, meanwhile Zing was steady with 394,000 – up from 346,000 the previous week. Sunrise TV was down slightly from 389,000 to 358,000.

UMP Stars was in the bottom tier with 248,000 – down from last week’s reach of 301,000.

Al Jazeera English was the most watched Asian news channel with 630,000. ARY News was up slightly to 469,000.

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