BARC Week 31: Dangal retains top spot across genres

Sun TV and Star Maa still on second and third spot

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 3:55 PM

The Broadcast Audience Research Council India released the week 31 data and yet again Dangal has taken the first position across genres and all platforms with 92,9790 impressions. Nothing has changed in terms of rankings on the list of top 10 channels across genres with Sun TV and Star Maa continuing to take the second and third spot on week 31 as well with 9,06,255 and 7,86,841 impressions respectively.

Interestingly, despite taking the top spot, none of the programs of Dangal show up on the list of top 5 programs in the Hindi GEC category, all platforms. In fact, Zee TV’s 'Kundali Bhagya' (15,782 impressions), 'Kumkum Bhagya' (15,593 impressions) and 'Tujhse Hai Raabta' (15,593 impressions) take the first, second and fourth position respectively. The third rank went to Star Plus’ 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' (13,476 impressions) and fifth to Sony SAB’s 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma' (10148 impressions).


Without a doubt, Star Plus has managed to take the top spot in the urban market with 4,76,145 impressions, followed by Sony SAB with 4,39,011 impressions and Zee TV with 3,84,322 impressions. Sony Entertainment Television is in fourth place with 3,81,558 impressions. Colors makes a massive recovery to take the fifth spot from the eight spot in week 30 with 3,65,757 impressions.

As for shows, Star Plus’ 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' takes the top spot with 9,016 impressions followed by 'Kundali Bhagya' (8,436 impressions), 'Kumkum Bhagya' (7,857 impressions), Sony SAB’s 'Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma' (7,044 impressions) and SET’s 'The Kapil Sharma Show' (6,483 impressions).


Here again, there are no surprises as Dangal continues to rule with 6,99,062 impressions. Big Magic takes the second spot with 3,84,066 impressions followed by Zee TV (3,22,530 impressions), Star Plus (2,75,166 impressions) and Colors (2,03,254 impressions).

As for the shows, Dangal’s 'Mahima Shanidev Ki', 'Baba Aiso Var Dhundo' and 'Dwarkadheesh Bhagwan Shree Krishna' take the first, fourth and fifth positions with 7,894; 6,018 and 5,952 impressions respectively.

In the list of Pay Channels, Star Plus takes the top spot with 7,50,156 impressions followed by ZEE TV with 7,04,826 impressions and Sony SAB with 6,30,630 impressions.  In the program category, 'Kundali Bhagya' and 'Kumkum Bhagya' take the first and second spots with 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlataa Hai' taking the third place. In the list of FTA channels, Dangal obviously is on top with 7,23,720 impressions, followed by Big Magic with 4,17,446 impressions. DD’s channels secure the rest of the channel spots. As for the program category, it’s all about Dangal and its shows.

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