BARC India unveils individual ratings; Zee TV claims third spot

MUMBAI: Week 21 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) ratings, for the first time, highlighted data at an individual level.

The latest week witnessed Zee TV emerging as a clear winner by securing its long lost ‘third’ position with 232395 (000’s sum). Life OK moved back to the fourth position with 224480 (000’s sum).

Star Plus further strengthened its top position with 406152 (000’s sum) followed by Colors at number two with 361133 (000’s sum).

On the other hand, Sab stayed put at number five with 187228 (000’s sum).

Coming to the three shows, Star Plus’s Saath Nibhaana Saathiya continued to rule the charts with 7430 (000’s). Zee TV’s Kumkum Bhagya perched at number two with 4971 (000’s) and Colors’ Sasural Simar Ka stood at number three with 4930 (000’s).

In the news broadcasting space, Aaj Tak continued to hold on to its numero uno position with 26410 (000’s sum) followed by ABP News with 22898 (000’s sum), whereas India TV secured the third position with 22487 (000’s sum).

Times Now continued its dominance in the English News broadcasting space with 497 (000’s sum) followed by India Today Television (erstwhile Headlines Today) with 175 (000’s sum). CNN IBN at number three registered 155 (000’s sum).

With absolute no change in the pecking order of sports category, Sony Max and Sony Six, official broadcasters of the Indian Premier League (IPL) were placed on the first and second slot with 256640 (000’s sum) and 51286 (000’s sum) respectively. Ten Sports at number three noted 41773 (000’s sum).

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