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BARC ratings: Kannada channels see a spike, Bangla channels slump in week 37

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BARC ratings: Kannada channels see a spike, Bangla channels slump in week 37

In week 37 (September 12 – 18, 2015) the regional ratings of BARC the Karnataka market saw a large rise in ratings this week, while the Bangla channels saw a dip in their ratings. In the Telugu market Gemini TV climbed to No.2 spot this week from No.3 last week, while Maa TV rose to take up No.3 spot. Among the top Malayalam channels Kiran TV rose to No.3 spot.  

Among the Tamil channels (Tamil/Puducherry markets C&S 1Lakh+) Sun TV’s ratings stayed at 300 million the same as last week. It was followed by KTV at No.2 spot with ratings rising marginally to 92 million this week from 91 million last week. Star Vijay was at No.3 saw its ratings declining to 79 million from 81 million last week.

Among the Marathi channels (Maharashtra/Goa markets C&S 1lakh+), Zee Marathi was on top but continued to see a drop in its ratings during the week to 62 million from 70 million last week. Colors Marathi at No.2 spot saw its ratings increase to 35 million from 30 million last week, followed by Zee Talkies with a marginal decline to 27 million from 28 million in week 36.

Among the Telugu channels (Andhra Pradesh/Telangana markets C&S 1lakh+), Zee Telugu was on top despite its ratings dropping to 137 million this week from 151 million last week. Gemini TV climbed up to No.2 spot with ratings rising to 130 million in week 37 from 126 million in week 36. Maa TV rose to No.3 spot with ratings rising to 126 million in week 37.

Among the Kannada channels (Karnataka market C&S 1lakh+), Colors Kannada was on top spot in week 36 with large rise ratings to 78 million from 60 million last week. Udaya TV was at No.2 spot with an even larger rise in ratings to 52 million in week 37 from 38 million last week. Zee Kannada at No.3 saw a rise in ratings to 44 million from 33 million last week.

Among the Bhojpuri channels (Bihar and Jharkhand market C&S 1lakh+), Big Ganga had its ratings rise to 6,247 (‘000’s) in week 37 from 4,661 (‘000’s) last week. ETV Bihar Jharkhand was at No.2 spot increased its ratings to 1,909 (‘000’s) this week from 1,795 (‘000’s) last week. Dangal TV was at No.3 with ratings of 1,354 (‘000’s) this week from 1,647 (‘000’s) last week.

Asianet in the Malayalam channels (Kerala market C&S 1lakh+) was on top despite a marginal decline to 168 million this week from 164 million last week. Mazhavil Manorama was at No.2 spot with ratings rising to 58 million this week from 51 million last week. Kiran TV took No.3 spot with ratings of 34 million in week 37.

Among the Bangla channels (West Bengal C&S 1lakh+) Star Jalsha was on top with ratings declining to 79 million this week from 85 million last week. Zee Bangla came in next with its ratings too declining to 68 million from 72 million last week and was followed by Jalsha Movies at No.3 with its ratings declining to 14 million this week from 17 million last week.


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