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About BBC Asian Network

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BBC Radio’s Asian Network sister station was launched in 1988 because the growing South Asian communities in the UK. The Asian Network cares about the Indian subcontinent’s diaspora. The target audience is the younger (under 35) population of the South Asian origins of the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Maldives, etc.). The BBC Asian Network has 519.000 weekly listeners in the UK by its analogue and digital broadcasts.
The programme language is primarily English, but occasionally the station provides native language contents in the schedule. The BBC Asian Network playlist consisted of music from the target audience’s cultural line, so even bhangra and bollywood included besides the asian rhythmic contemporary music, and news, live events, conversations connected to the South Asian communities are broadcasted.
BBC Radio Asian Network serves a four hours long morning show on every day of the week. On weekdays, between 6am and 10am Harpz Kaur leads The Asian Network Breakfast show with all-time good vibes, daily motivation, "Quiz With All The Rules!", sometimes with guests, often with comedians discussing various topics. On Fridays Harpz Kaur brings a special "Friday Mix" to her listeners, warming them up to the party-throwing weekend. The Weekend Breakfast Show is lead by Jasmine Takhar from 6am to 10am, on Saturdays with guest DJs, and their mixes, on Sundays with listeners' song requests.

BBC Asian Network music genres: pop, hip-hop, R&B, underground, south asian

BBC Asian Network availability: BBC Asian Network is available on the traditional analogue radio way, on medium wave, for the detailed MW allocation, check the Frequencies section below, and the Frequency Map! You can tune in to BBC Asian Network by several digital solutions, we recommend the online radio stream.

DAB Digital Radio: BBC Asian Network

DigitalTV:
Freeview: Channel 709
Freesat: Channel 709
Sky: Channel 0119
Virgin: Channel 912

Contacts

E-mail: asian.network[kukac]bbc.co.uk
The programmes on BBC Asian Network have their own e-mail addresses. You can find the programmes, and their individual e-mail address, or contact options on the official BBC Asian Network site – https://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork

Postal address: BBC Asian Network, BBC, The Mailbox, Birmingham, B1 1RF, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 0345 944 0445 (Check your phone provider about actual call costs)

SMS: 81869 (Get informed by your network provider about SMS service costs)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BBCAsianNetwork
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bbcasiannetwork
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bbcasiannetwork
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BBCAsianNetwork
Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork

BBC Asian Network frequencies

Derbyshire (7pm to 1am) - 1116 MWNorth Cambridgeshire - 1449 MWPeterborough - 1449 MWUK, East Midlands - 837 MWWest Midlands - 1458 MW; 828 MW
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BBC Radio stations unite for Great British Singalong
The BBC’s national music stations are uniting on Thursday for the Great British Singalong designed to lift the nation’s spirits. BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music, 1Xtra and the Asian Network will come together at 9am this Thursday, with each station bringing along one song that they think the public will love to join in with, wherever they are. Greg James will be leading the singalong on Radio 1 with Dermot O’Leary (who is covering for Zoe Ball) on Radio 2, Lauren Laverne on 6 Music, Dotty on 1Xtra, and Harpz Kaur on the Asian Network. Ahead of Thursday morning, each station will be asking their listeners which track they should bring to the singalong, but the final song choices will lie with each of the presenters...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 30.03.2020
talkSPORT and BBC win at Sports Journalism Awards
BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service, talkSPORT and a number of BBC local radio stations picked up awards at the Sports Journalism Awards in London this week. talkSPORT won the blue ribbon Network of the Year award with Jim White and Natalie Sawyer’s mid-morning show, White & Sawyer winning Best Radio Show/ Audio of the Year. The station’s Bloodgate documentary was highly commended with a silver accolade for its investigation into the rugby fake blood scandal following talkSPORT’s move into specialist documentaries this year...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 25.02.2020
Shortlist out for Audio and Radio Industry Awards 2020
The shortlist for this year’s Radio Academy’s ARIAs have been announced at an event at News UK headquarters in London. Presenters getting nominated include Chris Evans, Greg James, Stephen Nolan, Zoe Ball and Frank Skinner. Bauer leads the Commercial Radio nominees with just over two dozen, whilst we count that News UK has around 15. Global isn’t mentioned due to not submitting any entries once again this year. The rest of the shortlist includes newspapers, independent podcasts, independent producers and presenters, along with a few local radio stations including...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 15.01.2020
RAJAR Q3 2019: London and national brands round-up
Zoe Ball has lost another 364,000 listeners to her BBC Radio 2 breakfast show in the latest radio listening figures from RAJAR. It means more than a million weekly listeners have switched off since she took over the breakfast show from Chris Evans in January. In the period 24th June to 15th September 2019 (Q3/2019), Radio 2 breakfast had a weekly reach of 7.902m – that’s down from 8.266m in Q2 and 9.047m in Q1.While Zoe is still the presenter of the UK’s biggest breakfast show, the figures are the lowest for the slot in a decade – since...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 24.10.2019
Ahadadream, Sandunes, DJ Firestarr and anu lead the new line-up for BBC Asian Network’s Residency
BBC Asian Network has announced the line-up for Asian Network’s Residency, a show that champions the next generation of fresh DJ talent. The strand brings listeners the biggest names in dance music, from the underground to the arena - with Ahadadream, Sandunes, DJ Firestarr and anu forming the Residency team from October 2019. Kicking off with London-based producer and DJ Ahadadream on 6 October, the Asian Network Residency will feature cutting-edge DJs and producers from the UK rotating each week on a Sunday night between 11pm-1am.More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 20.09.2019
Record listening figures for Greg James and Dotty on Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra
Latest Rajar data (Q2 2019, 1 April - 23 June 2019) shows Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra have drawn in more listeners each week. BBC Radio 1 had a weekly reach of 10.56 million listeners aged 10+, an increase from 10.18m last quarter and 10.25m last year. BBC Radio 1Xtra also saw increases this quarter, with 1.17 million weekly listeners (10+) up on 1.13m last quarter and 1.11m last year. Highest number of listeners for Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James as he adds a quarter of a million new listeners since he started last year...More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 01.08.2019
RAJAR Q2 2019: London and national brands round-up
Zoe Ball has lost more than three quarters of a million listeners to her BBC Radio 2 breakfast show, according to the latest audience research from RAJAR. The show’s reach is down 781,000 quarter-on-quarter to 8.266m for the three months survey period up to the 23rd June 2019. In Q1/19 she had 9.047m listeners; in Q2/2018 Chris Evans reached 9.038m. Radio 2’s audience at breakfast is now the lowest its been since Q3/2010, when Evans was fairly new in the job.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 01.08.2019
Zoe Ball joins top earners list at the BBC
New BBC Radio 2 breakfast show host Zoe Ball has joined the BBC big earners top 10 list whilst Jeremy Vine took at £110k pay cut. Vanessa Feltz also makes it inside the top 10 list, which this year includes three women for the first time, along with Claudia Winkleman. Chris Evans is still in the list, as it covers the period from April 2018 to March 2019, so will only represent nine months of work. He got £1.25m for 150 editions of the Breakfast Show (or £8.3k per programme).More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 02.07.2019
RAJAR Q1 2019 – Zoe & Chris plus national and London radio round-up
Chris Evans and Virgin Radio both reached over a million listeners in the first quarter of 2019. The digital station’s audience has almost trebled compared with the last period of 2018 thanks to the arrival of Evans from Radio 2. In Q1/2019 it posts a weekly reach of 1.3m and total hours of 7.765m. A year ago those figures were 427,000 and 1.632m. Last quarter they were 447,000 and 1.686m.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 16.05.2019

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BBC Asian Network's schedule08

00:00 - Asian Network's Club Hit Squad Mix
08/04/2020
Panjabi Hit Squad bring you another Club Hit Squad Mix.
00:30 - Asian Network's Club Hit Squad Mix
April Anthems!
Panjabi Hit Squad bring you another Club Hit Squad Mix.
01:00 - Annie Nightingale presents...
Annie's Easter Themed Special and Destructo and Holy Goof
Annie brings an Easter themed special with bangers and mixes from Destructo and Holy Goof.
03:00 - Jamz Supernova
31/03/2020
Jamz dives into alternative RnB, experimental hip hop and forward-thinking sounds…
06:00 - Asian Network Anthems
Bollywood Anthems, Arijit Singh, Neha Kakkar and Guru Randhawa
1/9 Essential Bollywood anthems from Arijit Singh, Neha Kakkar and more. Updated weekly.
07:00 - Asian Network Breakfast with Harpz Kaur
08/04/2020
Major motivation, awesome tunes and laughs aplenty with Harpz.
10:00 - Asian Network's Big Debate
08/04/2020
Discussion and debate on the big issues affecting British Asians.
12:45 - Newsbeat
08/04/2020
The latest news from around the UK and around the world.
13:00 - Noreen Khan
Throwback 30
Wax has got some great classics for you in Throwback 30
16:00 - Yasser
Yasser Gets You Home
Celebrity chat, tunes and cheekiness. Yasser's got drivetime on lock.
17:45 - Newsbeat
08/04/2020
The latest news from around the UK and around the world.
18:00 - Yasser
08/04/2020
Celebrity chat, tunes and cheekiness. Yasser's got drivetime on lock.
19:00 - Bobby Friction
08/04/2020
The best in new Asian music.
23:00 - Asian Network's Big Debate
Today's Big Debate
Another chance to hear today's Big Debate...
00:00 - Asian Network's Mixtape Series with Bobby Friction
09/04/2020
Bobby has another in his Mixtape Series.
00:30 - Asian Network's Mixtape Series with Bobby Friction
Desi Slow Jamz Mix
This mix is packed full of Desi slow jams and tunes to make you cry
01:00 - Benji B
09/04/2020
Benji explores future beats from around the world.
03:00 - DJ Edu - Destination Africa
100% Afro Boss
The hottest sounds out of Africa - Afrobeats from all corners of the motherland.