In week 50 (December 12-18, 2015) With the Tamil channels back in the ratings, Sun TV has garnered the highest ratings across all the regional channels with 948 million ratings. ETV Telegu, Star Jalsha, Bhojpuri Cinema, Colors Kannada, Asianet and Zee Marathi led their respective markets of Andhra Pradesh/Telegana Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra respectively.
Sun TV with 948 million ratings has not only led the Tamil market but across all the regional channels. KTV acquired 292 million ratings and stood at No.2 followed by Star Vijay with 217 million ratings.
Among the Telegu channels (Andhra Pradesh/Telangana markets C&S 1lakh+), ETV Telegu remained at No.1 with 427 million ratings, more than last week’s 420 million. At No.2 stood Maa TV with 376 million which is also higher than last week’s 339 million. The channel has replaced last week’s No.2, Zee Telegu. Zee Telegu with declined ratings of 334 million came down to No.3. Gemini TV acquired 275 million ratings and was placed at No.4.
Asianet with 342 million retained its top position in the Kerala market but witnessed a decline in the ratings which was 376 million in week 49. Mazhavil Manorama stood at No.2 with 95 million ratings, less than last week’s 99 million. The third spot was acquired by Surya TV with 73 million ratings, also less than last week’s 80 million.
Star Jalsha, like last week, led the Bengal market with 261 million ratings, more than last week’s 228 million. Following Star Jalsha at No.2 was Zee Bangla with 163 million ratings. At no.4 stood Zee Bangla Cinema with 34 million ratings, pushing Colors Bangla to No. With 33 million ratings.
In the Maharashtra market (Maharashtra/Goa markets C&S 1lakh+), Zee Marathi topped the chart again with 155 million ratings. The channel had acquired 145 million ratings last week. Trailing behind Zee Marathi was Colors Marathi at No.2 with 79 million ratings, marginally less than last week’s 80 million. Zee Talkies stood at No.3 with 60 million ratings which was 7 million last week. Star Pravah with 28 million ratings witnessed a decline from last week’s 41 million and stood at No.4.
As far as the Bihar and Jharkhand markets are concerned (Bihar and Jharkhand market C&S 1lakh+), Bhojpuri Cinema with 20 million ratings became the most watched channel. At No.2 stood Big Magic Ganga with 11 million ratings, less than last week’s 17 million. At no.3 was Dabangg with 7 million ratings, the channel replaced last week’s No.3, Dangal TV, and pushed it to No.4.
In the Karnataka market (Karnataka market C&S 1lakh+), Colors Kannada stood at No.1 with 296 million ratings, less than last week’s 302 million. At No.2 was Udaya Movies with 148 million ratings. Suvarna was pushed to the No.3 spot, a spot lower than last week, with 140 million ratings. Zee Kannada stepped down one step to no.5 with 111 million ratings which was 12 in week 49.
In the Odisha market, Sarthak TV remained at No.1 with 107 million ratings, less than last week’s 113 million followed by Tarang TV with 54 million ratings. Colors Oriya stood at No.3 with 15 million ratings, less than last week’s 20 million.