BARC Week 49: Regional channels’ pecking order

MUMBAI: Star India’s regional channel Star Jalsha maintained its numero uno position in the Bangla regional genre, whereas amongst Bhojpuri regional channels Bhojpuri Cinema secured the leadership position.


Colors Kannada led the Kannada regional channels genre, while Asianet bagged the first spot in the Malayalam regional channels genre.


On the other hand, Zee Marathi continued to lead the genre, while ETV Telugu and Sarthak TV continued to dominate their respective genres in week 49 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, all India (U + R) data.


Bangla GECs


Star Jalsha continued to lead the genre and secured the first position with 228859 (000Sums) followed by Zee Bangla in the second berth with 162105 (000Sums) and Jalsha Movies on the third spot with 68361 (000 Sums). Colors Bangla with 37549 (000Sums) and Zee Bangla Cinema with 31155 (000Sums) bagged the fourth and fifth places respectively.


Bhojpuri GECs


Bhojpuri Cinema led the Bhojpuri genre with 20488 (000Sums) followed by Big Magic Ganga in the second spot with 17196 (000Sums), whereas Dangal TV was perched on the third spot with 9517 (000Sums). Dabangg with 5728 (000Sums) and ETV Bihar Jharkhand with 3201 (000Sums) were placed at the fourth and fifth spots respectively.


Kannada GECs


Colors Kannada continued to lead the genre and took its place in the first position with 302974 (000Sums) followed by Suvarna in the second spot with 1541271 (000Sums) and Udaya Movies in the third berth with 130501 (000Sums). Zee Kannada grabbed the fourth place with 125042 (000Sums) while Udaya TV bagged the fifth place with 118442 (000Sums).


Marathi GECs


Zee Marathi continued to lead the genre with 145301 (000Sums) followed by Colors Marathi in the second place with 80690 (000Sums) with Zee Talkies placed in the third position with 57811 (000Sums). Star Pravah with 41435 (000Sums) and DD Sahyadri with 19008 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth slots respectively.


Oriya GECs


Sarthak TV secured the leadership position in the genre with 113465 (000Sums) followed by Tarang TV in the second spot with 58075 (000Sums) and Colors Oriya in the third place with 20289 (000Sums). Odisha TV with 15850(000Sums) and Prarthana with 12351 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth berths respectively.


Telugu GECs


ETV Telugu secured the leadership position with 420239 (000Sums) followed by Zee Telugu in the second spot with 340131 (000Sums), while Maa TV was on the third spot with 339978 (000Sums). On the other hand, Gemini TV with 255875 (000Sums) and Gemini Movies with 180736 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth berths respectively.


Malayalam GECs


In week 49, Asianet continued to lead the genre with 376542 (000Sums) followed by Mazhavil Manorama in the second place with 99395 (000Sums) and Surya TV was placed third with 80013 (000Sums). Flowers TV with 68404 (000Sums) and Asianet Movies with 53985 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth slots respectively.

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