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Survey: Comedy Series ‘Tash Ma Tash’ Highest Rated Program in Saudi | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Dubai, Asharq al-Awsat — A recent survey has shown that the comedy series “Tash Ma Tash” had the highest number of Saudi viewers over the first third of the month of Ramadan. The series was able to achieve record ratings and reach over half of the satellite channels’ viewers, while the MBC channel managed to outperform the other satellite channels after six of its programs reached the number one spot with regard to the number of Saudi viewers.

According to the latest results issued by the IPSOS market research companies, MBC had the highest number of Saudi viewers during the first days of Ramadan with six of the channel’s programs achieving the highest ratings during the time they were shown. The channel also had 11 of its programs among the 20 most popular programs — with the comedy program Tash Ma Tash topping the list with the highest number of viewers overall and over 50 percent of the total number of viewers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.