BARC Week 1: Star Plus’ ‘Star Screen Awards 2019’ the most watched show in Urban market

Among channels, Zee Anmol continued to lead overall and rural markets, and Star Plus retained the top position in the urban market

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Jan 10, 2019 3:18 PM Updated: Jan 10, 2019 3:18 PM
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Zee Anmol continued to lead the overall market with 823 million impressions. Star Plus took the second spot with 670 million impressions while Zee TV slipped to third slot with 648 million impressions according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India Week 1 of 2019 data.

In the top five programme category, Zee Anmol’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ bagged the first slot with 14.4 million impressions, followed by Star Plus’ ‘Star Screen Awards 2019’ at the second spot with 11.8 million impressions. Sony Entertainment Television’s ‘Super Dancer Chapter 3 Auditions’ and ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ took third and fifth spot with 11.1 million and 10.5 million impressions, respectively. Zee TV’s ‘Kundali Bhagya’ takes the fourth spot with 10.9 million impressions.

Hindi GEC Urban

Star Plus retained its leadership position this week as well with improved 470 million impressions. Sony Entertainment Television also maintained its second spot in 439 million impressions. Colors climbed to third spot with 401 million impressions while Zee TV slipped to fourth spot with 392 million impressions. Star Bharat held on to the fifth spot with 316 million impressions.

Star Plus’ ‘Star Screen Awards 2019’ grabbed the top spot in the programme category with 9.1 million impressions. It was followed by Sony Entertainment Television’s ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ and ‘Super Dancer Chapter 3 Auditions’ with 8.1 million and 7.6 million impressions, respectively.

Zee TV’s ‘Kundali Bhagya’ slipped to fourth spot with 6.7 million impressions and Colors’ ‘Bigg Boss’ took the fifth spot with 6.2 million impressions.

Hindi GEC Rural

Zee Anmol too continued to lead the rural market with improved 663 million impressions. Star Utsav climbed to second spot with 373 million impressions while Sony Pal slipped to third spot with 371 million impressions. Dangal TV and Rishtey retained its fourth and fifth positions with 363 million and 337 million impressions, respectively.

 Zee Anmol’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ continued to lead the list of top five programmes with 11.8 million impressions, followed by Dangal TV’s ‘Ramayan’ on the second slot with 8.1 million impressions. Zee Anmol’s ‘Mahek’ climbed to third spot with 7.5 million impressions while Zee Anmol’s ‘Ek Main Aur Ek Tu’ slipped to fourth spot with 7 million impressions. Sony Pal’s ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’ retained its fifth spot with 6.5 million impressions.

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