BARC week 47: Star Plus continues to dominate Hindi GECs; Comedy Central is no.1 in English GECs

MUMBAI: Star Plus continues to lead the Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs) genre and secured leadership position, while Comedy Central emerged as the number one channel in English GECs in week 47 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, all India (U+R) data. 


Hindi GECs


Star Plus grabbed the pole position in the genre with a hike in ratings with 813084 (000Sums) in week 47 against 795810 (000Sums) in previous week.  Zee’s Free to Air (FTA) channel Zee Anmol maintained its second position with 754786 (000Sums) followed by Colors in the third spot with 713600 (000Sums) and Zee TV in the fourth position with 632511 (000Sums).


With a rise in ratings, Star India’s FTA channel Star Utsav stood at the fifth spot with 544176 (000Sums) against 518725 (000Sums)  in week 46. Life OK held the sixth position with 457560 (000Sums) followed by Sony Entertainment Television in the seventh position with 396968 (000Sums). Sab TV jumped one step ahead with 372333 (000Sums) and grabbed the eighth spot.


Sony Pal with 315559 (000Sums) and Rishtey with 284013 (000Sums) stood at ninth and tenth slot respectively.


English GECs


In week 47, Comedy Central led the English entertainment genre and garnered the pole position with 177 (000Sums) followed by AXN, which was the leader of English GECs in week 46 on second spot with 143 (000Sums). Zee Café with 117 (000Sums) grabbed the third spot in the genre.


Star World with 71 (000Sums) and Colors Infinity SD with 64 (000Sums) stood at the fourth and fifth position respectively.

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