BARC Week 49: Star Bharat Claims Top Spot in Hindi GEC overall; Kya Haal Mr Panchaal is top show

Colors continued to dominate the urban market, while Zee Anmol continued to lead the rural market

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Star Bharat claimed the lead in Hindi GEC overall with 725 million impressions while Colors came second with 643 million impressions according to BARC Week 49 (December 2-December 8).

Star Bharat’s Kya Haal Mr Panchaal emerged as the most watched show in the overall Top 5 Programs with 12.1 million impressions. The show toppled ZEE TV’s reigning shows Kumkum Bhagya (11.7 million impressions) and Kundali Bhagya (11.6 million impressions).

Sony Pal’s Baalveer remained at fourth spot with 9.6 million impressions while Sony TV’s Super Dancer Chapter 2 came in at fifth spot with 9.3 million impressions.

Urban Market

Colors continued to dominate the market with 460 million impressions, compared to 466 million impressions it fetched in week 48. The show ‘Udaan’ dropped to fifth spot in the Top 5 Programs list with 6 million impressions.

Zee TV retained its second spot with 387 million impressions as against previous week’s 404 million impressions. Its two shows ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ and ‘Kundali Bhagya’ also maintained their hold over the top two spots in the Top 5 Programs with 7.36 million and 7.34 million impressions respectively.

Star Plus’ position remained unchanged at number three with 349 million impressions.

Star Bharat held onto its fourth spot with improved 340 million impressions, as against previous week’s 315 million impressions.

Sony SAB and SET retained their fifth and sixth spots with 287 million and 286 million impressions respectively. Sony SAB’s popular show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah’ retained its third spot in this market with 6.97 million impressions.

Rural Market

Zee Anmol continued to lead the rural market with 466 million impressions followed by Sony Pal at 428 million impressions. None of the shows from Zee Anmol made it to the Top 5 Programs list.

Sony Pal’s ‘Baalveer’ maintained its top spot with 7.77 million impressions. Star Bharat’s Kya Haal Mt Panchaal displaced 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ on Sony Pal coming in at the second and third spots with 6.99 million and 6.46 million impressions respectively.

Star Utsav, Star Bharat and Rishtey retained their third, fourth and fifth spots with 404 million, 384 million and 312 million impressions respectively.

Sony Pal’s Chintu Bangaya Gentleman took the fourth spot in the Top 5 Programs list with 6.3 million impressions and Star Bharat’s show Jiji Maa came in at the fifth spot with 5.3 million impressions.

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