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BARC ratings: Tamil market only one to see surge in ratings in week 39

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BARC ratings: Tamil market only one to see surge in ratings in week 39

In week 39 (September 26 – October 2, 2015) the Tamil market saw a rise in ratings. Star Vijay climbed to No.2 spot this week from No.3 last week, while KTV declined to No.3. In the Kannada market Udaya TV climbed once again to No.2 spot while slipped to Zee Kannada slipped to No.3.

Among the Tamil channels (Tamil/Puducherry markets C&S 1Lakh+) Sun TV’s ratings grew marginally to 308 million this week from 305 million last week. It was followed by Star Vijay which rose to No.2 as its ratings surged to 90 million from 73 million last week. KTV fell to No.3 spot with a marginal rise in its ratings to 87 million this week from 85 million last week.

Among the Marathi channels (Maharashtra/Goa markets C&S 1lakh+), Zee Marathi was on top with ratings increasing to 71 million this week from 63 million last week. Colors Marathi at No.2 spot saw its ratings decline to 28 million from 29 million last week, followed by Zee Talkies with a decline to 22 million from 24 million in week 38.

Among the Telugu channels (Andhra Pradesh/Telangana markets C&S 1lakh+), Zee Telugu was on top with a marginal decline in ratings to 135 million this week from 141 million last week. Maa TV at No.2 spot ratings rose to 123 million this week from 114 million in week 38. ETV Telugu at No.3 spot ratings rose to 122 million this week from 112 million last week.

Among the Kannada channels (Karnataka market C&S 1lakh+), Colors Kannada was on top spot in week 39 with decline in ratings to 71 million from 74 million last week. Udaya TV rose to No.2 spot with a rise in ratings to 43 million in week 39 from 40 million last week. Zee Kannada slipped to No.3 saw a decline in ratings to 43 million from 51 million last week.

Among the Bhojpuri channels (Bihar and Jharkhand market C&S 1lakh+), Big Ganga had its ratings decline to 4,381 (‘000’s) in week 39 from 5,450 (‘000’s) last week. ETV Bihar Jharkhand was at No.2 spot with an increase in its ratings to 2,172 (‘000’s) this week from 1,658 (‘000’s) last week. Dangal TV was at No.3 with ratings of 1,991 (‘000’s) this week from 1,535 (‘000’s) last week.

Asianet in the Malayalam channels (Kerala market C&S 1lakh+) was on top with a rise in ratings to 181 million this week from 178 million last week. Mazhavil Manorama was at No.2 spot with ratings declining to 45 million this week from 53 million last week. Flowers TV took No.3 spot with ratings rising to 40 million this week from 35 million in week 38.

Among the Bangla channels (West Bengal C&S 1lakh+) Star Jalsha was on top with ratings decline to 81 million this week from 83 million last week. Zee Bangla came in next with its ratings increasing to 73 million from 70 million last week and was followed by Jalsha Movies at No.3 with its ratings declining to 14 million this week from 16 million last week.


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