BARC Ratings: Sony continues its success with ‘PK’

MUMBAI: In the week 26 of Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC), general entertainment channel (GEC) category did not see much fluctuations in spots  with Star Plus yet again comfortably  maintaining its top position with 389,322 (000s sum) followed by Colors with 357,872 (000s sum).

Zee TV booked the third spot on the ratings chart with 284,778 (000s sum) while Life OK made its way to the fourth spot with 232,726 (000s sum).

Sony Entertainment Television (SET) secured fifth position with 204,392 (000s).

Amongst the top programs in GEC space, Star Plus’s Saath Nibhana Saathiya grabbed the first position with 6,582 (000s sum).

Next up, Colors’ Meri Ashiqui Tumse Hi generated 6,059 (000s sum) followed by Rajkumar Hirani’s PK on SET with 5,596 (000s sum).

Colors’ Sasuraal Simar Ka observed the fourth spot with 5,272 (000s sum). Lastly, Zee TV’s Kum Kum Bhagya managed to lock its place at the fifth spot with 5,153 (000s sum).

In the English news space, Times Now continued its dominance with 502 (000s sum) followed by CNN IBN with 178 (000s sum) and India Today Television also with 178 (000s sum) respectively.


Meanwhile, CNBC TV 18 continued to lead the English business genre with 213 (000s sum) followed by ET Now with 196 (000s sum). Bloomberg TV locked the third spot with 57 (000s sum).


Aaj Tak maintained its leadership position in the Hindi News genre as it garnered 28,409 (000s sum). India TV followed at number two with 27,668 (000s sum) while ABP news grabbed the third berth with 26,825 (000s sum).

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