Race for Ratings: Presenting Pakistani TV Channels’ Actual Ratings (29th February to 6th March)

Daily Pakistan has been regularly publishing average weekly new channels ratings of different programs aired at different time slots. We are trying to provide you an insight as to which channel or show is watched more.

The race of rating is real and certain channels and programs go to any extent to catch the highest position in rating. Our ratings are based on data provided by the Pakistan only media rating agency, Kantar Media (Media Logic). They provide ratings of different TV channels and programs based on which show is being watched the most at any given time. Kantar Media collects this information through specialized devices installed on televisions in homes throughout Pakistan. These ratings are a basis for advertising tariff and volume, hence very important for these TV channels.

We bring to you a graphical representation of the actual ratings of TV channels and their shows, as reported by the ratings agency. These are easy to understand for everyone and one can easily compare who is leading the race of rating.

The graphs below show ratings of different TV channels at different times of the day. These graphs show the average rating of each show in the given time slot. Ratings for weekdays and weekends are shown separately.

* Ratings provided from 1st to 8th March, 2016 are as below. Daily Pakistan will keep on providing similar TV channels ratings for every week, so stay updated.


Programs that are aired in week days (Monday to Thursday)

Time Slot: 7pm-8pm



In the 7pm to 8pm time slot on weekdays, its report card on Geo that took a lead over Nuqta e Nazar this week.


Time Slot: 8pm-9pm


In the 8pm to 9pm time slot on weekdays, it’s Capital Talk that is back to its top position this week.


Time Slot: 9pm-10pm (News Hour)



This one hour is allotted to news on all channels so this is basically a news hour. Geo has been always on top in this time slot

Time Slot: 10pm-11pm


In the 10-11pm time slot, Its Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Sath On Geo that is leading this week with visible difference.


Time Slot: 11pm-12am


From 11pm to 12 am, Geo and Samma are on close margin for the lead. Nut its Apas ki baat Najam Sethi ke Sath that is leading with a minor difference.

Programs that are aired on weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)


Time Slot: 7pm-8pm


On weekends from 7-8 pm, Geo is on the top with its shows Mere Mutabiq and Aik Din Geo Ke Sath. Ary, Samaa and Express are almost at the same level.


Time Slot: 8pm-9pm


On weekends, in 8pm – 9pm time slot Nayya Pakistan with Talat Hussain is again watched the most this week.


Time Slot: 9pm-10pm (News Hour)


This one hour is allotted to news on all channels. The graph above clearly shows that people always give preference to Geo New.

Time Slot: 10pm-11pm


10pm-11pm time slot on weekends, its Mahaaz Wajahat Syed Khan Ke Sath on Dunya that is being watched the most this week.


Time Slot: 11pm-12am


In this hour, people prefer watching infotainment shows and among these shows, Khabardar with Aftab Iqbal is a sure win.

Arva Aslam

Arva Aslam

Arva Aslam is a fashion designer, fashion blogger and a student of MPhil.