In week 43 (October 24 – 30, 2015) BARC data saw the Maharashtra, Karnataka and Bangla markets see a large rise in ratings of its channels. In the Telugu market Maa TV rose to No.1 spot from No.3 spot last week, while ETV Telugu slipped to No.2 spot. Zee Telugu climbed to No.3 spot. Udaya Movies rose to No.2 spot among the Kannada channels. Big Ganga slipped to No.5 spot in the Bhojpuri genre. Bhojpuri Cinema rose to No.1 spot, while Dangal TV slipped No.3 spot.
Among the Tamil channels (Tamil/Puducherry markets All India U+R 4+) Sun TV’s ratings marginally declined to 1,028 million this week from 1,082 million last week. KTV at No.2 spot ratings increased to 364 million this week from 320 million last week. It was followed by Star Vijay at No.3 with ratings declining to 192 million from 197 million last week.
Among the Marathi channels (Maharashtra/Goa markets All India U+R 4+), Zee Marathi was on top with ratings increasing marginally to 131 million this week from 130 million last week. Colors Marathi at No.2 spot saw its ratings increase to 70 million from 65 million last week, followed by Zee Talkies with an increase in its ratings to 69 million from 61 million in week 42.
Among the Telugu channels (Andhra Pradesh/Telangana markets All India U+R 4+), Maa TV’s ratings rose to No.1 spot from No.3 last week with a massive surge in ratings to 506 million this week from 359 million in week 42.ETV Telugu slipped to No.2 spot with its ratings staying the same as the week before at 425 million. Zee Telugu climbed to No.3 spot with ratings of 335 million this week. This was due to Gemini TV’s decline in ratings to 334 million this week from 402 million last week and slipped to No.4 spot.
Among the Kannada channels (Karnataka market All India U+R), Colors Kannada stayed on top spot in week 43 with ratings rising to 264 million from 240 million last week. Udaya Movies was rose to No.2 spot from No.3 last week with ratings declining marginally to 152 million from 156 million last week. Suvarna was at No.3 spot with ratings of 136 million in week 43.
The Bhojpuri channels (Bihar and Jharkhand market U+R NCCS All India 4+) saw Bhojpuri Cinema rose to No.1 spot with ratings of 39 million. Dabangg stayed at No.2 spot despite ratings declining to 12 million this week from 16 million last week. Dangal TV slipped to No.3 spot with ratings declining to 11 million from 17 million last week. ETV Bihar Jharkhand was at No.4 spot with ratings of 6 million this week. Big Ganga slipped to No.5 with its ratings declining to 4 million in week 43 from 6 million last week.
Asianet in the Malayalam channels (Kerala market All India U+R 4+) segment was on top with a decline in ratings this week to 408 million from 440 million last week. Mazhavil Manorama was at No.2 spot with a ratings decline to 108 million this week from 114 million last week. Flowers TV took No.3 spot with ratings declining to 79 million this week from 92 million in week 43.
Among the Bangla channels (West Bengal All India U+R 4+) Star Jalsha was on top with ratings rising to 244 million this week from 203 million last week. Zee Bangla came in next with its ratings increasing to 145 million from 117 million last week and was followed by Jalsha Movies at No.3 with its ratings rising to 64 million this week from 58 million last week.
In the Odisha market (Odisha market NCCS All, Individuals, All India U+R) Sarthak TV was leading despite a decline this week to 88 million from 97 million in week 42. Tarang TV was at No.2 spot with ratings rising to 60 million this week from 59 million last week, followed by Odisha TV with ratings of 18 million in week 43.