BARC week 10: Regional TV: Leaders status quo unchanged, Alankar exits Prarthana enters Oriya GEC list

MUMBAI: With no major changes in ranking orders, leaders of regional channels continued dominating their respective region in week 10 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India data. Alankar exited the Oriya general entertainment channel (GEC) list, while Prarthana entered the top five channels list. 

Bangla GECs

Star Jalsha continued to be the numero uno channel in the Bangla GEC space with 222379 (‘000s). Zee Bangla retained the second berth with 147368 (‘000s) followed by Jalsha Movies in the third position with 64376 (‘000s). Zee Bangla Cinema was in the fourth slot with 33548 (‘000s) while Colors Bangla stood at number five with 32863(‘000s). 

Bhojpuri GECs 

With an increase in ratings, Big Ganga continued at the pole position with 21571 (‘000s) against 19226 (‘000s) in previous the week. Bhojpuri Cinema retained second berth with 11796 (‘000s) followed by Dangal TV at third position with 7924 (‘000s) while  Dabangg fell to  number four with 7477 (‘000s) . Oscar Movies Bhojpuri bagged fifth position with 2402 (‘000s). 

Kannada GECs

Colors Kannada retained the top position with 279049 (‘000s) followed by Suvarna at number two with 201153 (‘000s). Zee Kannada bagged third spot with 149027 (‘000s), while Udaya Movies was at fourth berth with 134729 (‘000s) followed by Udaya TV at fifth spot with 133376 (‘000s).

Malayalam GECs

Asianet continued to dominate the first position with 304181 (‘000s). Mazhavil Manorama retained second position with 86761 (‘000s) . Flowers TV bagged third position with 71764 (‘000s) pushing down Surya TV to fourth position with 62969  (‘000s). Asianet Movies maintained its fifth position with 56269 (‘000s). 

Marathi GECs

Zee Marathi also remained at the top with 146713 (‘000s) followed by Colors Marathi in second position with 107053 (‘000s). Zee Talkies retained third position with 70868 (‘000s), while Star Pravah grabbed fourth slot with 40848 (‘000s) and  Fakt Marathi at fifth position with 30647(‘000s)

Oriya GECs 

Sarthak TV retained its position on the top with a sharp rise in its rating to 97452 (‘000s). Tarang TV retained second berth with 50064 (‘000s). Odisha TV garnered third position with 16447 (‘000s) followed by Colors Oriya at fourth position with 15923 (‘000s) and  Prathana at fifth position with 8050 (‘000s).

Tamil GECs 

Sun TV continued to be in the top most position in the Tamil GEC space with 932750 (‘000s) followed by KTV at second position with 248390 (‘000s), whereas Star Vijay continued to hold third position with 183536 (‘000s). Zee Tamil  with 79540 (‘000s) stood at number four while J Movies maintained it fifth position with 75100(‘000s). 

Telugu GECs 

ETV Telugu continued to be the leader in Telugu GEC space with 449647 (‘000s) followed by Zee Telugu at second position with 408059 (‘000s), while Maa TV retained the third berth with 386333 (‘000s) and Gemini TV continued to hold fourth position with 327406 (‘000s). Gemini Movies,  retained its fifth position with 200401 (‘000s) against 174603 (‘000s). 

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