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BARC week 47: Big Magic Ganga is No. 1 Bhojpuri channel; other regional channels maintain status quo

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MUMBAI: Star Jalsha continues to lead the Bangla general entertainment channels (GEC) genre and secured the leadership position, while Big Magic Ganga emerged at the top in the Bhojpuri regional channels genre. On the other hand, Colors Kannada continues to lead the Kannada regional section, while Asianet led the Malayalam regional genre. Zee Marathi led the Marathi channel genre, whereas in the Oriya and Tamil genres, Sarthak TV and Sun TV respectively led the sections in week 47 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, all India (U + R) data. 

 

Bangla GECs

 

Star Jalsha continues to lead the genre with 242685 (000Sums) followed by Zee Bangla in the second berth with 146595 (000Sums) and Jalsha Movies on the third spot with 77285 (000 Sums). Colors Bangla with 32631 (000Sums) and Aakaash Aath with 28940 (000Sums) bagged fourth and fifth places respectively.

 

Bhojpuri GECs

 

Big Magic Ganga’s decision to go to DD Freedish pays off as the channel in just two weeks regained its top slot. The channel led the genre with 27161 (000Sums), which was followed by Bhojpuri Cinema with 26337 (000Sums) in the second slot, whereas Dangal TV with 18389  (000Sums) grabbed the third spot in the genre.

 

Dabangg with 7552(000Sums) and ETV Bihar Jharkhand with 6112 (000Sums) bagged the fourth and fifth slot respectively.

 

Kannada GECs

 

Colors Kannada continues to lead the genre and was at the first position with 298178 (000Sums) followed by Udaya Movies in second spot with 152747 (000Sums) and Suvarna on the third berth with 152145 (000Sums). Zee Kannada grabbed fourth place with 140691 (000Sums) while Udaya TV bagged the fifth place with 123878 (000Sums).

 

Malayalam GECs

 

Asianet led the genre and came out on the top position with 379291 (000Sums) followed by Mazhavil Manorama on second with 102209 (000Sums) and Flower TV at the third position with 73428 (000Sums). Surya TV grabbed the fourth spot with 61935 (000Sums).

 

Marathi GECs

 

Zee Marathi continues to lead the genre with 135135 (000Sums) followed by Zee Talkies in second place with 78068 (000Sums) and Colors Marathi was placed third with 74119 (000Sums). Star Pravah with 46622 (000Sums) and Maiboli with 25376 (000Sums) grabbed fourth and fifth slot respectively.

 

Oriya GECs

 

Sarthak TV secured the leadership position in the genre with 102098 (000Sums) followed by Tarang TV in the second spot with 58574 (000Sums), while Colors Oriya came third with 18401 (000Sums). Odisha TV with 14457 (000Sums) and Prarthana with 10916 (000Sums) grabbed fourth and fifth berth respectively.

 

Tamil GECs

 

Sun TV continues to lead the Tamil regional channel genre with 1101262 (000Sums) followed by KTV with with 333275 (000Sums) and Star Vijay with 178405 (000Sums) in second and third slot respectively. Polimer grabbed the fourth spot with 103855 (000Sums), while Kalaignar made an entry into the top five with 90372 (000Sums) in the fifth place.

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