Top Story


Home >> Media - TV >> Article

BARC Ratings: 1st phase election campaign & flyover collapse in Kolkata fuels 73 % hike in Bangla News

Font Size   16
BARC Ratings: 1st phase election campaign & flyover collapse in Kolkata fuels 73 % hike in Bangla News

In week 13 (26March -1 April, 2016) of BARC ratings  the Bengali News genre went up by 73 per cent on account of the end of first phase of election campaign and the collapse of the flyover in Kolkata.  The previous eight weeks average rating of the Bengali News genre was 54384 which rose to 94022 in week 13.

The telecast of musical talent show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ took the Saturday:21:29 – 22:36 slot up by 65 per cent. The slot saw a rise in ratings in week 13 to 5760 from 3495 in week 12.

The telecast of ICC Women's World T20 India 2016 West Indies vs India on Star Sports 2 took the slot up by 7 times. The Sunday15:20 - 18:27 slot, went up from 206 in week 12 to 1389 in week 13.

The telecast of ICC World T20 India 2016 West Indies vs India - SF 2 matchon Thursday : 18:53- 22:41 witnessed rise in ratings of the three channels- Star Sports 1, Star Sports 3 and DD National. The ratings of the slot of Star Sports 1 rose from 872 to 24,982, for Star Sports 3 it increased from 1,431 to 33,516 and For DD National it rose to 26,776 from 1,843.

The ratings of the Sunday :19:20 - 22:56 slot of Star Sports 1, Star Sports 3 and DD National (week 12-week 13) rose from 6,010 to 23,500; 7,419 to 31,416 and 1,188 to 24,430 respectively.

Among the Hindi GECs, Star Plus, Colors and ZEE TV retained their top three spots like week 12. Zee Anmol remained at No.4. DD National which was at No.7 in the previous week climbed to the fifth spot. Sony Pal stepped down to the sixth spot. Life OK stood at No.7 followed by Rishtey at No.8. Star Utsav and Sony SAB acquired the ninth and tenth spots respectively. Sony TV and & TV remained at No.11 and No.12 respectively.


Abhishek Punia, Co-founder and COO of ARM Worldwide, tells about how they re-branded themselves from ARM Digital to ARM Worldwide and in the process marked their presence globally

Srinivasan opens up on what prompted their recent rebrand, their foray into bus depots and developing the software that displays Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation's (BMTC) Passenger Information System for all the major bus depots in Bangalore.

Software and Technology, Consulting, Healthcare seem to be increasingly using Webinars to engage with their clients and employees

Chandy indulges in his love for reading and learning something new over the weekends

The rapid up-take of connected devices and broadband connectivity will be instrumental in media consumption shifting beyond traditional media formats such as broadcast and cable TV towards digital med...

It’s a multi-media campaign which is also going to support the weekly episodes and build up to the finale

Though revenue from media operations grew by 10.6% yoy to Rs 760.8cr, the film production revenue declined by 18.0% yoy