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BARC Ratings: Sun TV continues to be the most viewed channel in week 51

04-January-2016
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BARC Ratings: Sun TV continues to be the most viewed channel in week 51

In week 51 (December 19-25, 2015), Sun TV, again, garnered the highest eyeballs across all the regional channels with 1042 million ratings. Star Jalsha, Colors Kannada, Asianet, Zee Marathi and Maa TV became the top channels in their respective markets of West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra/Goa and Andhra Pradesh/Telegana respectively.

Sun TV became the most viewed regional channel across all the regional channels second week in a row after the comeback of the Tamil channels post the Chennai floods. Trailing behind Sun TV with 325 million ratings was KTV which had 292 million ratings last week. Star Vijay, at No.3, garnered 214 million ratings, less than last week’s 217 million.

In the Bihar and Jharkhand markets (C&S 1lakh+), Bhojpuri Cinema with 15 million ratings stood at no.1. Last week the channel had garnered 20 million ratings. Big Magic Ganga fetched 12 million ratings, more than last week’s 11 million. ETV Bihar Jharkhand had almost the same ratings like last week that is 2 million and stood at No.5.

Among the Telegu channels (Andhra Pradesh/Telangana markets C&S 1lakh+), Maa TV replaced last week’s No.1 channel, ETV Telegu to acquire the top spot with 384.9 million ratings. The channel had 376 million ratings last week.  ETV Telegu with ratings slightly less than Maa TV, 384.8 million, came down to the No.2 spot. Zee Telegu remained at no.3 with 314 million ratings, less than last week’s 334 million. At No.4 stood Gemini TV with 307 million ratings, more than last week’s 275 milion.

In the Kerala market, Asianet remained at No.1 with 273 million ratings, less than last week’s 342 million. Mazhavil manorama witnessed at rise in the ratings from 95 million to 158 million and stood at No.2, like last week. Surya TV remained at No.3 with 114 million ratings. Asianet Movies which was the fifth most viewed channel in Kerela found its way out of the list this week and was replaced by a new entrant, Kiran TV. The channel had 52 million ratings.

In the Karnataka market (Karnataka market C&S 1lakh+), Colors Kannada remained the most viewed channel with 268 million ratings, less than last week’s 296 million ratings. At No.2 stood Udaya Movies with 141 million, less than last week’s 148 million ratings. Udaya TV climbed up a step higher than last week and acquired the No.3 spot with 140 million ratings, higher than last week’s 117 million. The fourth spot was acquired by Zee Kannada with 136 million ratings, which was on No.5 last week with 111 million ratings. Suvarna which was at No.3 last week, slipped down two steps to No.5 with 132 million ratings. Last week the channel had 140 million ratings.

In the Maharashtra market (Maharashtra/Goa markets C&S 1lakh+), Zee Marathi with declined ratings of 152 million ratings from last week’s 155 million remained at No.1. Zee Talkies and Colors Marathi exchanged their last week’s positions with Zee Talkies acquiring the No.2 spot with 82 million ratings, more than last week’s 60 million. Colors Marathi came down one spot to No.3 with 77 million ratings, less than last week’s 79 million. At No.4 stood Star Pravah with 34 million ratings, more than last week’s 28 million.

As far as the West Bengal market is concerned, Star Jalsha remained at No.1 with 267 million ratings, slightly more than last week’s 261 million ratings. At No.2 stood Zee Bangla with 165 million ratings. The channel had 163 million ratings last week. Zee Bangla remained at No.4 with 35 million ratings followed by Colors Bangla with 31 million ratings.

In the Odisha market, Sarthak TV remained the most viewed channel with 111 million ratings, more than last week’s 107 million. At No.2 stood Tarang TV with 70 million ratings. The channel had 54 million ratings last week. Colors Oriya remained at No.3 with 18 million ratings, more than alst week’s 15 million. Alankar, a new entrant in the list, replaced Prarthana to be at No.5 with 10 million ratings.

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