BARC week 28: Ten Cricket leads sports, Times Now tops English news genre

MUMBAI: Ten Cricket took the pole position in the list of top sports channels in week 28 of BARC ratings courtesy the India VS Zimbabwe cricket series. The channel garnered 58830 (000s sum).


Ten Cricket was followed by Ten Sports with 35156 (000s sum). On the other hand, Sony Six bagged the third berth with 11160 (000s sum). The second ODI of Prayag India VS Zimbabwe series was the most watched program in sports sector with 1288 (000s sum). Other than the cricket series, WWE Raw and WWE Smackdown were the programmes that featured in the list of most watched sports programs.


In the GEC sector, Star Plus continued its dominance with 380392 (000s sum) and stood tall on the top berth, followed by Colors with 315462 (000s sum). Zee TV with 255005 (000s sum) booked the third spot where as Life Ok with 230762 (000s sum) grabbed fourth place. Sony, after observing an ascend following the premiere of PK, has again dropped to the fifth slot.


Zee TV’s Kumkum Bhagya topped the list of top programs in the GEC category with 5643 (000s sum) followed by Saath Nibhaana Saathiya of Star Plus with 5601 (000s sum). Colors’ Sasural Simar Ka bagged third berth with 4184 (000s sum).


Times Now continued its undisputed run in English News genre as it secured 374 (000s sum) to stay on top. India Today Television with 145 (000s sum) bagged the second slot while CNN–IBN, with 143 (000s sum), featured in the third slot.


The Kids genre saw Nick leading the lot with 44818 (000s) followed by Pogo TV with 36210 (000s sum). Cartoon Network with 31586 (000s sum) took the third spot in the list.

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