Popular music and lifestyle channel, Zing has broken its own record by getting the biggest ever weekly reach in the UK.
According to official data from BARB for week ending Sunday 18th August, Zing topped last week’s viewership high of 621,000 to a record high of 659,000 viewers for the week in question. The channel’s recent rich Bollywood content including daily magazine shows and blockbuster films have helped the channel immensely.
However, it was Star Plus, which remained the leader in the UK ratings with 1,117,000 viewers, followed by UMP Movies with 941,000 and Rishtey in third with 875,000 viewers In fourth place was Zing (659,000).
The others in the pecking order were Star Life Ok (581,000), Sony SAB TV (547,000) and Star Gold (523,000).
Al Jazeera English continued to lead in the UK Asian news ratings with 1,081 viewers, followed by ARY News with 479,000, Aaj Tak with 284,000 and News18 India was down to 21,000 viewers.