BARC week 39: Ten Sports retains top slot; Ind - SA beats WWE in top 5 shows

MUMBAI: Ten Sports continues to lead the sports genre while in the top five programmes, Star Sports 3’s T20 India Vs South Africa match beats Ten Sports’ WWE Special in week 39 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India ratings.


Ten Sports secured the leadership position and grabbed the first place with 46012 (000Sums) followed by Star Sports 3 in the second position with 30807 (000Sums) and Star Sports 1 in the third slot with 25535 (000Sums) respectively.


In the Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs) genre, Star Plus led the pack and grabbed the first position with 425395 (000Sums) followed by Colors in the second slot with 392848 (000Sums) and Zee TV in the third position with 236507 (000Sums).


Life OK with 232855 (000Sums) and Sab with 180566 (000Sums) bagged the fourth and fifth berths respectively.


In the top five Hindi GEC programmes, Star Plus’ prime time show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya led the section and bagged first slot with 7192 (000Sums) followed by Kumkum Bhagya of Zee TV in the second position with 6573c (000Sums). Colors’ prime time shows Swaragini with 6172 (000Sums) and Sasural Simar Ka with 5988 (000Sums) booked the third and fourth slots respectively.


Another Star Plus show Diya Aur Baati in the fifth slot recorded 5923 (000Sums).


In the kids section, Nick (v) led the pack with 51529 (000Sums) on first slot followed by Pogo TV(v) on third place with 41842 (000Sums) and Cartoon Network on third with 33549 (000Sums).


Times Now again topped the chart in the English News section with 343 (000Sums) followed by NDTV in the third slot with 222 (000Sums) and CNN IBN in the third position with 181 (000Sums). 


Big Magic Ganga led the chart with 4381 (000Sum) in the Bhojpuri genre. ETV Bihar Jharkhand and Dangal TV followed in the second and third slots with 2172 (000s Sum) and 1991 (000s Sum) respectively.  


Note: Rat 000 sums is the term used by BARC India, for readers who followed TAM ratings Rat 000 is what TAM used to term as TVT. The ratings 000 Sum is number of individuals in 000s {thousands} of a target audience who viewed an "event" averaged accross minutes.

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