Television

×

BARC week 15: Star Sports 1 Hindi rides on IPL high to lead across genre viewership

Dangal was the most watched Hindi GEC channel for the third week in a row.

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/19/starspoerts1.jpg?itok=U9xWVJJX

BENGALURU: It is the third week since the commencement of India’s richest league and for the second week in a row Star Sports 1 Hindi led viewership ratings as per Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly ratings for the top 10 channels across genre in week 15 of 2019 (). Dangal was the most watched Hindi GEC channel for the third week in a row since the recommencement of BARC’s publication of viewership data. BARC had stopped publishing data in the public domain after the new TRAI tariff order was to be implemented after week 5 of 2019 and restarted publication on coercion from the regulator from week 13 of 2019.

Six Hindi GECs, two Tamil channels and one channel each from the Sports and Telugu genre made up BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels across genres. From the networks’ perspective, there were three channels each from Star India and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel), and one channel each from Enterr10 Television, Sony Pictures Network India (SPN), Sun T Network and Viacom 18 in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels across genres.

As mentioned  above, Star Sports 1 Hindi retained its first rank in the top 10 channels across genres list in week 15 of 2015 with 1,111.416 million weekly impressions as compared to 1,116.236 416 million weekly impressions in week 14. Star Sports 1 Hindi was also ranked first in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Sports channels and all the top five programmes in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Sports programmes were aired on it.

Dangal has gained viewership since the withdrawal of a number of FTA channels from DD FreeDish and their conversion into pay TV channels after the implementation of the new tariff order– the chief ones being Zeel’s Hindi GEC Zee Anmol and Star India’s Hindi GEC Star Utsav. Dangal was ranked second in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels across genres with 1,084.693 million weekly impressions in week 15 of 2019 as compared to 1,101.407 million weekly impressions in week 14. Dangal also headed BARC’s weekly lists of top 10 Hindi GECs in the combined urban and rural Hindi speaking market -HSM (U+R) and HSM (R). Dangal was ranked sixth in HSM (U). Two Indian mythology programmes on Dangal Ramayan and Mahima Shanidev Ki were in BARC’s list of  Top 5 Hindi GEC programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week in HSM (U+R). Further, three programmes on Dangal – the above mentioned Ramayan and Mahima Shanidev Ki and Saibaba were also among the top 5 Hindi GEC programmes in HSM (R).

At its previous week’s third rank was the Sun TV Network’s flagship Tamil GEC Sun TV with 859.261 million weekly impressions in week 15 of 2019 as compared to 892.873 million weekly impressions in week 14. Sun TV also headed BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Tamil channels in the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry markets and two of the top 5 Tamil programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week were aired on Sun TV.

Moving up a place to fourth rank was Star India’s flagship Telugu GEC Star Maa with 771.282 million weekly impressions in week 15 of 2019 as compared to 687.939 million weekly impressions in week 14 of 2019. Star Maa was also ranked first in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Telugu GECs in the Andhra Pradesh/Telangana markets and all the five programmes in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Telugu programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week in these markets were aired on Star Maa.

Dropping a place in week 15 of 2019 to rank 5 was Zeel’s Hindi GEC Big Magic with 740.600 million weekly impressions as compared with 691.954 million weekly impressions in week 14 of 2019. Big Magic was ranked second in BARC’s weekly lists of top 10 Hindi GECs in HSM (U+R) and HSM (R). Big Magic was ranked eighth in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 Hindi GECs in HSM (U).  The fantasy action thriller Maharakshak Aryan and  the Indian mythology drama Parmavtar Shree Krishna aired on Big Magic were ranked fourth and fifth in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Hindi programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week in HSM (R).

Star India’s flagship Hindi GEC Star Plus retained its previous week’s rank 6 in week 15 of 2019 with 662.252 million weekly impressions as compared to 643.903 million weekly impressions in week 14. Star Plus was also ranked third, fourth and first in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 Hindi GECs’ in HSM (U+R), HSM (R) and HSM (U) respectively. Kulfi Kumar Bajewala, on Star Plus, was amongst BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Hindi programmes on average rating across all original airings in the week in HSM (U).

Entering BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels across genre in week 15 of 2019 at seventh rank was Zeel’s flagship Tamil GEC Zee Tamil with 599.931 million weekly impressions. Zee Tamil was ranked second in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 Tamil channels in the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry markets and three of the top 5 Tamil programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week were aired on Zee Tamil.

Dropping a place in week 15 of 2019 to eighth rank was Zeel’s flagship Hindi GEC Zee TV with 566.661 million weekly impressions as compared to 569.946 million weekly impressions in week 14. Zee TV was ranked fourth in HSM (U+R) and HSM (U) and was ranked third in HSM (R). The Balaji Telefilms produced Kumkum Bhagya and its spinoff Kundali Bhagya aired on Zee TV were among the top 5 programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week in HSM (U+R) and in HSM (U).

Climbing up one place in week 15 of 2019 to ninth rank was Viacom18’s flagship Hindi GEC Colors with 547.432 million weekly impressions as compared to 512.942 million weekly impressions in week 14. Colors was also ranked fifth in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 Hindi GECs in HSM (U+R), HSM (R) respectively and was ranked third HSM (U). The Balaji Telefilms-produced supernatural fantasy show Naagin-3 aired on Colors was present in BARC’s list of top 5 Hindi GEC programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week in HSM (U+R) and HSM (U).

SPN’s flagship Hindi GEC Sony Entertainment Television (SET) dropped a place to tenth rank in week 15 of 2019 with 519.430 million weekly impressions as compared to 513.530 million weekly impressions. SET was also ranked fifth, sixth and second in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 Hindi GECs in HSM (U+R), HSM (R) and HSM (U) respectively. The comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show was ranked fourth in BARC’s weekly list of top 5 programmes based on average rating across all original airings in the week in HSM (U).

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/election.jpg?itok=_aBpysjA
These were India's top 5 News & Information sites on General Election Results Day

MUMBAI: The 2019 Indian general elections result day,  i.e. May 23rd  2019 was  judgement day for news and  information media across the country, as  media outlets touched their annual peak traffic, both in terms of traffic and  subsequent ad revenues.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/nick.jpg?itok=Zjj8cml7
Nickelodeon celebrates SpongeBob SquarePants’ 20th birthday

MUMBAI: Nickelodeon - India’s leading kids entertainment franchise boasts of some of the beloved classic shows in its line-up and one such iconic character is celebrating his 20th birthday. Yes, you heard that right! This year marks the 20th birthday of Nickelodeon’s most renowned and beloved...

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/andflix.jpg?itok=MX9i3HLF
Two Premieres in one day. for the love of canines! celebrate international dog day as &flix premieres A.X.L. and A Dog’s Way Home for the perfect Sunday-entertainer

MUMBAI: The faithful companion who’s always there by your side, especially in times of need. The best friend you've always yearned for. Nothing compares to the unbreakable bond between a man and his dog. In a lead up to International Dog Day &flix, the destination of the biggest Hollywood hits...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/hotstar_0.jpg?itok=aAxguLPF
Get the ultimate Premier League fan experience with Watch’n Banter on Hotstar VIP

MUMBAI: As Premier League gathers steam, it’s time to get the squad together and join in the action on Hotstar VIP. An exciting feature, Watch’nBanter lets viewers watch the match LIVE and chat with other football fans on the platform. With the LIVE social feed, viewers can now enjoy the game,...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/pankaj.jpg?itok=CPJJ-I_w
Network 18 appoints Pankaj Mishra as Group Editor

MUMBAI: Network 18 has appointed Pankaj Mishra as the group editor for coverage of the new economy, technology and startups. Mishra will work across platforms, breaking big exclusives with his team on television and Moneycontrol. He will bring a startup investing dimension to Moneycontrol Pro and...

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/marathi.jpg?itok=_bS9XI2P
Fakt Marathi up the ante at content creation

MUMBAI: Fakt Marathi channel which was launched 2016, is upping the ante by coming up with fresh shows from July 2019 onwards. Fakt Marathi has launched two new shows catering all age audiences. Fakt Marathi now has an enriched hour and half of original content in prime-time from 8-9.30pm.

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/21/zee.jpg?itok=475nklIy
Zee Telugu’s Zee Heroes – Episode 3, an art of ‘Picasso’

MUMBAI: Zee Telugu’s latest show Zee Heroes had showcased the contestants performing stunts that have not only kept the audience on the edge but also brought the participants face – to - face with their biggest fears. As the tasks and the competition gets tougher; the ability and courage of the...

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/20/epic.jpg?itok=vX02Z8Z7
EPIC on announces association with Quantifi

MUMBAI: EPIC On announced their association with Quantifi, a platform that harnesses phygital inventory offered by growing Community Wi-Fi Networks across India. EPIC On will utilize this association to expand their location based digital engagement with users. EPIC On, home to a premium library of...

Television TV Channels Factual
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/20/prive.jpg?itok=hCacQ1uV
Without balance, your life is just going to fall apart - Catch the premiere of Wildlife only on &PrivéHD

MUMBAI: The trees in a forest fire is known as Fuel, but you know what the trees are called when the fire goes by? They call them, STANDING DEAD! &PrivéHD is all set to premier one such story of a boy watching his family dismantle in front of him. This August, the premium destination of nuanced...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories