BARC week 43: Sun TV continues to lead; Star India’s Maa TV enters top 10

MUMBAI: Tamil general entertainment channel (GEC) Sun TV continues to maintain its number one position across genres in India according to week 43 all India (U+R) data from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC).


What’s more, there’s one new entrant in Top 10 channels list in Star India’s Telugu language channel Maa TV. On the other hand, DD National dropped off the radar from the Top 10 channels in week 43.


Sun TV witnessed the downfall in ratings but secured pole position in week 43 with 1087793 (000Sums) against 1151458 (000Sums) in the previous week, followed by Hindi GEC leader Star Plus in the second spot with 860191 (000Sums) and Zee Anmol in the third place with 723314 (000Sums). 


Zee TV was in the fourth spot with 707981 (000Sums) while Colors, which was on third position last week, grabbed fifth the position with 687321 (000Sums). Sony Max ranked sixth with 640992 (000Sums).


Maa TV made its entry in the Top 10 list across genres at the seventh position with 561415 (000Sums) followed by Life OK on the eighth spot on the list with 523069 (000Sums).


Star India’s FTA channel Star Ustav bagged the ninth spot with 498007 (000Sums), while ETV Telugu made a comeback at the tenth spot this week.

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