BARC week 32: Cricket backed Sony Six fails to beat WWE packed Ten Sports

MUMBAI: When team India plays cricket, the channel broadcasting it climbs to the pole position. Pundits predicted the same this time too, but WWE’s fan following seems to have climbed to an undisputed level as Ten Sports broadcasting WWE continued to lead the list of sports channel with 32520 (000 Sum) in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India rating for week 32. 


With 30229 (000 Sum) Sony Six piped Ten Action and climbed up to second position courtesy Cricbuzz Cup 2015 Test live played between India and Sri Lanka. On the other hand, Star Sports 2 held its third position with 25562 (000 Sum)


As per the BARC ratings, Nick secured the leadership position in the kid’s genre with 47268 (000 Sum) followed by Pogo with 37688 (000 Sum), and Disney Channel with 31003 (000 Sum).


In the Hindi general entertainment channel (GECs) space, Star Plus ruled the charts with 409238 (000 Sum) followed by Colors in the second position with 366692 (000 Sums). Zee TV managed to secure the third place with 256317 (000 Sum), whereas Life OK and Sab locked at fourth and fifth spot respectively with 235733 (000 Sum) and 191630 (000 Sum).


Star Plus’ prime time show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya secured the first berth in the tally with 6078 (000 Sum) followed by Zee TV’s Kumkum Bhagya with 5964 (000 Sum). Colors’ Sasural Simar Ka and Swaragini grabbed third and fourth slot with 5647 (000 Sum) and 5470 (000 Sum) respectively.


In the English News Broadcasting space, Times Now continued to rule the roost with 374 (000 Sum) followed by India Today Television in the second slot with 162 (000 Sum). NDTV 24x7 trailed close behind in the third rung with 158 (000 Sum).


In the Bhojpuri general entertainmet channel genre Big Magic Ganga led the chart with 4117 (000 Sum) followed by ETV Bihar Jharkhand at the second slot with 2144 (000 Sum) and DD Bihar at the third berth with 514 (000 Sum).

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