BARC Week 33: Sun TV jumps to first position in across genre category

The channel took the top spot from Dangal, which had been ruling the roost for a while

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 22, 2019 3:40 PM

Sun TV has topped the list of most watched channels across genre in the BARC Week 33 data released today. With 902564 impressions, the channel has left behind Dangal (827063 impressions), which had been ruling the roost for a while. Many of the top 10 channels have improved their impressions compared to Week 32.

Zee TV has slipped to Number 7 from Number 5 in across genre category in Week 33. Colors and SET have moved out of the list, while Zee Cinema and Sony Max have made an entry with 602894 and 523074 impressions, respectively.

Dangal, however, has managed to keep its top spot in the Hindi GEC list, but the impression has declined. In Week 32, it had registered 870388 impressions, whereas, in Week 33, it has come down to 824413 impressions. Star Plus has managed to spike up its impression in Week 33, keeping the second spot intact. It had registered 696629 impressions in Week 32 which has gone up to 729326 impressions. Sony SAB gained the third position in Week 33 while Zee TV slipped to the fourth spot. The fifth spot has gone to SET in Week 33 with 505217 impressions. The fifth spot was claimed by Colors in Week 32.

The top five programme list on Hindi GEC (U+R) has almost remained the same with a little change in the pecking order. SET’s Superstar Singer Singing Ka Kal has made an entry into the list with 9005 impressions.


Star Plus is the winner in this sector in Week 33 as well with 462191 impressions, followed by Sony SAB with 428615 impressions, SET with 361316 impressions, Colors with 319490 impressions and Zee TV with 312523 impressions. The order was the same in Week 32 as well.

In the top five programme list, The Kapil Sharma show has returned to secure the fourth position. Rest of the order is exactly the same as Week 32 with Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on top followed by Kumkum Bhagya and Kundali Bhagya. The fifth place has been taken by Superstar Singer Singing Ka Kal.


Dangal is on top with 629812 impressions. The rest of the order is the same as Week 32 with Big Magic on the second spot followed by Zee TV, Star Plus and Sony SAB.

The top five programme list too doesn’t see much change either. Only Kundali Bhagya usurped the first spot from Mahima Shanidev Ki with 7137 impressions.

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