BARC week 23: Hindi GECs' order remains unmoved

MUMBAI: Week 23 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) ratings saw no change in the pecking order of Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs). Star Plus continued to stay on top with 366096 (000’s sum) followed by Colors with 328096 (000’s sum).

Zee TV stood at number three with 237242 (000’s sum), whereas Life OK occupied the fourth spot with 232292 (000’s sum). Sab maintained its fifth position with 186421 (000’s sum).

Amongst the top three programs, Star Plus’s Saath Nibhaana Saathiya continued to rule the chart with 6566 (000’s sum) followed by Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai with 4465 (000’s sum). Colors’ Sasural Simar Ka secured the third position with 4421 (000’s sum).

Sports category witnessed new winners this week. Though Ten Sports continued to hold the number one spot with 46541 (000’s sum), Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 1 were perched at the second and third spot with 15794 (000’s sum) and 15158 (000’s sum) respectively.

In the Hindi news broadcasting space, Aaj Tak continued its stranglehold on its pole position with 28366 (000’s sum). India TV claimed the second spot with 27514 (000’s sum) followed by ABP News at number three with 27074 (000’s sum).

In the English Business news genre, CNBC TV18 topped the category with 182 (000’s sum) followed by ET Now with 153 (000’s sum) at number two. NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime at number three scored 22 (000’s sum).

In the Hindi Business news space, CNBC Awaaz garnered 984 (000’s sum) followed by Zee Business with 451 (000’s sum).

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