Zing touches record high in viewership
Zing touches record high in viewership

While Star Plus remains the clear leader in the UK market, it was Zing and UMP Movies that showed significant growth in the latest round of UK ratings.

According to BARB data for week ending Sunday 17th March, Star Plus was well ahead with 1,128,000 – followed by UMP Movies with 965,000 (last week 880,000). Rishtey was in third place with 716,000. Zing climbed back up to fourth with 576,000 – up from 383,000 last week. Star Gold was next with 636,000 and a resurgent Sony SAB TV with 438,000 (last week 445,000).

The next tier saw Star Life Ok with 391,000 and Sahara One followed with 319,000. 9XM remained bottom with 147,000.

Amongst the Asian news channels – Al Jazeera English was on top with 839,000, followed by ARY News with 466,000 and Aaj Tak with 405,000.