BARC 4: Regional channel leaders maintain status quo

MUMBAI: There were no major shifts in week 4 of BARC ratings as far as the regional television channels were concerned. Most of the channels retained their position in week 4 as compared to last week.

Star Jalsa (Bengali), Bhojpuri Cinema (Bhojpuri), Colors Kanada (Kanada), Asianet (Malayalam), Zee Marathi (Marathi), Sarthak TV (Oriya), Sun TV (Tamil) and ETV Telugu (Telugu) all managed to maintain their hold in their respective genres.

Bangla GECs

Star Jalsa bagged the first position with 249017 (‘000s) followed by Zee Bangla in the second place with 148726 (‘000s). Jalsa Movies gained the third position with 59127 (‘000s) followed by Colors Bangla with 29694 (‘000s) and Zee Bangla Cinema with 29568 (‘000s) in week 4.

Bhojpuri GECs

Bhojpuri Cinema retained its leadership position with 17459 (‘000s) followed by Big Magic Ganga with 13807 (‘000s). Dabangg retained its third place with 7559 (‘000s) followed in the fourth rung by Dangal TV with 6358 (‘000s). ETV Bihar Jharkhand retained the fifth position with 2877 (‘000s).

Kannada GECs

In week 4, Colors Kanada retained its first position with 296182 (‘000s) followed by Zee Kannada with 145618 (‘000s). On the other hand, Suvarna grabbed the third slot with 139926 (‘000s), while Udaya Movies was in the fourth slot with 134633 (‘000s). Udaya TV grabbed the fifth slot with 127689 (‘000s)

Malayalam GECs

Asianet retained its pole position with 342404 (‘000s) followed by Mazhavil Manorama with 110924 (‘000s) in the second spot. Flowers TV grabbed the third position with 76456 (‘000s), whereas Surya TV was in fourth place with 69935 (‘000s). Following it in the fifth place was Asianet Movies with 60615 (‘000s).

Marathi GECs

Zee Marathi was perched in the first position with 158815 (‘000s) followed by Colors Marathi with 87026 (‘000s). Zee Talkies grabbed third position with 67312 (‘000s) followed by Star Pravah in the fourth slot with 57249 (‘000s) and Maiboli in the fifth slot with 24362 (‘000s).

Oriya GECs

Sarthak TV secured the leadership position with 104840 (‘000s) followed by Tarang TV with 58338 (‘000s) in the second position. Colors Oriya secured the third position with 20685 (‘000s), whereas Odisha TV retained its fourth position with 15175 (‘000s). Prarthana followed with 9527 (‘000s) in the fifth spot.

Tamil GECs

Sun TV continued its stranglehold on the first spot with 940017 (‘000s) followed by KTV with 266467 (‘000s) whereas Star Vijay retained its third position with 205750 (‘000s). Zee Tamil remained in fourth position with 83468 (‘000s), while Polimer with 80920 (‘000s) took the fifth berth.

Telugu GECs

ETV Telugu retained its first position with 425580 (‘000s) followed by Zee Telugu with 386308 (‘000s). Maa TV grabbed the third spot with 375080 (‘000s), Gemini TV with 279266 (‘000s) took the fourth berth and was followed by Gemini Movies with 198629 (‘000s) in the fifth berth.

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