BARC Week 45: Sun TV remains the forerunner across genres, Star World and Star Plus dominate English and Hindi GEC

MUMBAI: Sun TV remained at the pole position across all genres. Star plus continued to lead the Hindi general entertainment channel (GECs) genre. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd’s (Zeel) free to air (FTA) channel Zee Anmol bagged the second  place this week also. Color gained a place to the third spot whereas Zee TV  fell to fourth place in week 45 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India all India (U + R) data. In the English GEC genre Star World continued to lead.


Hindi GECs:


Star Plus led the Hindi GEC genre with 748197 (000Sums), while Zee Anmol bagged the second position with 717923 (000Sums).  Colors secured third spot with 656542 (000Sums), Zee TV fell to fourth position with 638475 (000Sums), followed by STAR Utsav gaining one spot and rising to fifth place  with 499228 (000Sums).


Life Ok fell to sixth place with 441912 (000Sums). FTA channel Sony Sab stood at the sixth spot with 337535 (000Sums), whereas Sony Pal slipped to seventh position with 306217 (000Sums). Sony Entertainment Television climbed down to eighth spot with 301587 (000Sums), while Rishtey remained at the tenth slot as in previous week with 282623 (000Sums). 


English GECs: 


Star World bagged the first position with 174 (000Sums) followed by Comedy Central with 165 (000Sums). AXN  slipped to third position with 158 (000Sums). Zee Café  came down to fourth position with 146 (000Sums) whereas Colors Infinity SD stood at fifth position with 97 (000Sums) 


Regional Channels:


Zee Marathi lead in the Marathi channels genre  with 135219 (000Sums), while the second spot was bagged by Colors Marathi with 67544 (000Sums). The third spot was gained by Zee Talkies with 64649 (000Sums) followed by Star Pravah with 47330 (000Sums) at fourth position. The fifth place was bagged by Maiboli with 24298 (000Sums). 


In the Tamil Regional channels genre, Sun TV retrained the first spot with 1108892 (000Sums).  KTV bagged the second spot with 360611 (000Sums) followed by Star Vijay  on third spot with 208399 (000Sums). Fourth and Fifth spots were bagged by Polimer with 110618 (000Sums) and Jaya TV with 103161 (000Sums).

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