BARC Week 7: Zee Kannada, Asianet, Star Maa, Sun TV lead in South

Colors Kannada, Mazhavil Manorama, Star Vijay and Zee Telegu took the second position in their respective markets

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Published: Feb 28, 2020 8:41 AM  | 2 min read

The Week 7th data of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has been released. In the across genre category, Sun TV bagged the second position among top 10 channels with 895 million impressions. Star Maa bagged the fifth spot with 708 million impressions. Zee Kannada with 520 million impressions came 8th and Zee Telugu with 476 million impressions in the across genre category. Zee Kannada, Asianet, Star Maa, SUN TV retained their positions in their respective markets.


Zee Kannada held the first spot in Kannada GEC category with 507 million impressions. Colors Kannada came second with 224 million impressions, followed by Star Suvarna with 217 million impressions. Udaya TV bagged the fourth spot with 203 million impressions. Udaya Movies came fifth with 153 million expressions.

In the Kannada programme category, the first four places were bagged by Zee Kannada with their prime time serial Naggini 2 bagging the first spot with 6 million impressions.


In Week 7, Asianet bagged the first spot in the Malayalam GEC category with 309 million impressions. Mazhavil Manorama clinched the second spot with 90 million impressions followed by Flowers TV with 80 million impressions. Zee Keralam came fourth with 64million impressions followed by Surya TV with 59 million impressions.

Prime-time serials of Asianet bagged the top 5 positions in the Malayalam programme category.


Market leader Sun TV came first with 829 million impressions in the Tamil GEC category. Star Vijay came second with 405 million impressions followed by Zee Tamil on the third spot with 396 million impressions. KTV with 288million impressions bagged the fourth spot and Star Vijay Super bagged the fifth spot with 106 million impressions.

In the programme category, Zee Tamil’s prime-time serial Sembaruthi bagged the first spot.


Star Maa came first in the Telugu GEC category with 664 million impressions followed by Zee Telugu with 458 million impressions. Gemini TV bagged the third spot with 417 million impressions followed by ETV Telugu at the fourth spot with 415 million impressions. Gemini movies came fifth with 197 million impressions.

Star Maa bagged the top 5 positions in the programme category with channel’s Karthika Deepam bagging the first spot with 15 million impressions.

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