BARC Week 3: Bhojpuri Cinema claims lead in Bhojpuri GEC genre

MUMBAI: The third week of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India data witnessed Bhojpuri Cinema claiming its leadership position back from Big Magic Ganga, which was the leader in the Bhojpuri GEC genre in week 2. 

On the other hand, other regional channel leaders continued to dominate their respective genres.

Bangala GECs


Star Jalsha remained in the first position with 245951 (?000s) followed by Zee Bangla in the second place with 147074 (?000s). Jalsha Movies stayed on the third pole with 66295 (?000s). Zee Bangla Cinema with 41069 (?000s) and Colors Bangla with 33826 (?000s) stood at the fourth and fifth position respectively. 

Bhojpuri GECs

In this week?s data, Bhojpuri Cinema emerged as the number one channel with 20844 (?000s) followed in the second rung by Big Magic Ganga with 10430 (?000s), which was in the first slot last week, Dabangg retained its third position with 9327 (?000s), while Dangal TV with 6703 (?000s) grabbed the fourth spot. ETV Bihar Jharkhand with 3565 (?000s) stood in the fifth slot.

Kannada GECs

Colors Kannada retained its leadership position with 298660 (?000s). Udaya Movies stood at the number two position with 151706 (?000s) followed by Suvarna with 150918 (?000s) in third place. While Udaya TV stood in the fourth position with 141511 (?000s), while Zee Kannada bagged the fifth spot with 137970 (?000s).

Marathi GECs

In week 3, Zee Marathi maintained its top position with 177406 (?000s). Colors Marathi grabbed the second slot with 95476 (?000s) and Zee Talkies stood at number three with 59153 (?000s). Star Pravah garnered the fourth slot with 45468 (?000s) and Maiboli was at number five with 22994 (?000s).

Malayalam GECs

Asianet secured the leadership position in the genre with 375213 (?000s) followed by Mazhavil Manorama in the second spot with 98950 (?000s). Following it was Flowers TV with 76016 (?000s) in the third rung. Asianet Movies came in fourth with 59365 (?000s), whereas Surya TV with 52931 (?000s) stood on the fifth berth.

Oriya GECs


Sarthak TV secured the leadership position in the genre with 106117 (?000s) followed by Tarang TV in the second spot with 53934 (?000s), while Colors Oriya came third with 20239 (?000s). Odisha TV bagged the fourth spot with 13923 (?000s) and Prameya News 7 with 9129 (?000s) took the fifth berth.

Tamil GECs

Sun TV retained its leadership position with 969791 (?000s), while KTV followed in the second position with 282331 (?000s). Star Vijay stood third with 210192 (?000s), whereas Polimer with 97732 (?000s) was in the fourth position. Kalaignar TV bagged the fifth spot with 83628 (?000s).

Telugu GECs


ETV Telugu emerged as the number one channel in the Telugu GEC genre and grabbed number one position with 400566 (?000s) followed by Zee Telugu in second place with 388443 (?000s) and Gemini TV in the third spot with 365872 (?000s). Maa TV with 352350 (?000s) bagged the fourth place, while Gemini Movies with 194995 (?000s) stood at number five.

Latest Reads
Prepare for three months of fireworks as COLORS SUPER premieres Bigg Boss Kannada – Season 6

Television viewing has never been the same, since the introduction of reality programming kingpin

Television TV Channels Regional
Star Bharat brings Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2 with a new mystery

India has had age old history associated with myths legends folklore and one of the biggest myth has been that of the curses.

Television TV Channels GECs
Industry Honchos Uday Kotak, Rajnish Kumar and Kalpana Morparia come together to identify the winners of IBLA 2019

CNBC-TV18’s most-awaited marquee property, The India Business Leaders Awards will be conducting a jury meet along with an informative and insightful panel discussion on Today at Trident BKC, Mumbai, 2:30 pm.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
News18 India Unveils Two New Shows- “Ye Desh Hai Humara” and “Akhada”

Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in 5 states including MP & Rajasthan and general elections next year

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Zee Telugu Announces World Television Premiere of Allu Arjun starrer Naa Peru Surya

Filling this weekend with patriotism, action and drama, Zee Telugu is here with a world television premiere movie of a young man discovering himself while finding the right balance between serving his country and overcoming the hurdles thrown at him due to the power struggles in place.

Television TV Channels Regional
BTVI endeavors to increase financial literacy across India through Money Mantra

Business Television India (BTVI), India’s Premier English Business News Channel, introduces a multicity initiative - Money Mantra which is an effort to expand the financial awareness and literacy by bringing together, personal financial experts and mutual fund experts close to the common man and...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Rural markets drive Hindi GEC FTA channels

Hindi GECs or general entertainment channels draw some of the largest eyeballs across India. “My aim is to get that extra tear from the housewife’s eyes during primetime. I want to keep her riveted to my programmes, to my channel,” the head of a cluster of channels in South India once said.

Television TV Channels Viewership
Sony Marathi banks on fiction to be market leader

Regional is the hot new space for broadcasters and they have taken big bets on vernacular languages to garner higher ratings. Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI), which already has its presence in the Bengali space, saw the potential in Marathi market and made a move to launch its channel on 19...

Television TV Channels Regional
Zee Media gets permission for 4 regional news channels

After a long tenure of being strict in awarding channel licenses, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has finally become lenient. In the month of September, eight new channels received licenses while none saw their licenses cancelled as on 30 September 2018.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories