BARC week 22: Sun TV continues on top across genres, Sony Max down to fourth

MUMBAI:  Sun TV continued its run at the top position in week 22 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) All India data, followed by Star Plus and Colors at second and third place respectively with Sony Max moving to fourth place from last week’s second place. 

The last five saw movement along with a re-entry and an exit. Star Utsav moved up a place to sixth from last week’s seventh. Zee Anmol re-entered the list, while Maa TV exited after a short stint at tenth place last week. Its peer in the Telugu space, Zee Telugu retained eighth place. The list covers the top 10 channels across all genres.

Placed at the top slot, Sun TV reported higher ratings in week 22 at 979272 Impression (000s) as compared to 965644 Impression (000s) in week 21. Star Plus moved back after a long IPL driven haitus that had pushed it and Colors down. Star Plus reported higher ratings with 771342 Impression (000s) in week 22 as compared to 701975 Impression (000s) in the previous week.

Colors moved up in week 22 with 720052 Impression (000s) as compared to 679907 Impressions (000s) in week 21. Sony Max with a far lower score in week 22 of 618756 Impression (000s) as compared to 884251 Impression (000s) in the previous week was at fourth week.

Zee TV retained fifth space in week 22 with lower ratings of 567178 Impressions (000s) as compared to 570091 Impressions (000s) in the previous week. 

Star Utsav also retained sixth place with a growth in rating to 527825 Impressions (000’s) from 478993 Impressions (000’s) in the previous week. , Sony Pal also retained its last week’s position of seventh place with 526739 Impressions (000’s) as compared to 467806 Impressions (000’s).

Life OK returned to eight spot, pushing down Zee Telugu one place in week 22 with 438899 Impressions (000s) as compared to 435353 Impressions (000s) in week 21

ZeeTelugu moved one place down to ninth place in week 22 with 472509 Impressions (000s) as compared to 458926 Impressions (000s) during last week.

Zee Anmol returned to the top ten list in week 22 after a one week break with 431517 Impressions (000s).

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