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BARC Wk 30: Aaj Tak leads Hindi news channel category

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MUMBAI: In the week 30 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India analysis Hindi news channel Aaj Tak has topped the ratings chart in the Hindi news channel genre category. The channel has bagged 60594 (000 sum). The second in the ratings chart is India TV with 48446 (000 sum) and ABP News with 46565(000 sum) stood third.

The English news channel genre has also done well this week. Times Now saw a hike in the ratings chart with 1038 (000 sum). India Today Television followed Times Now with 454 (000 sum), NDTV 24x7 grabbed the third slot with 401 (000 sum).

The Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) category continued to see Star Plus as the leader with 367463 (000 sum) followed by Colors with 348221 (000 sum). Zee TV with 258488 (000 sum) grabbed the third spot while Life OK after garnering 221448 (000 sum) sat over Sab which secured 221125 (000 sum) to grab the fifth spot.

Star Plus’ Saath Nibhaana Saathiya with 5518(000 sum) secured top berth in the list of top programs as per BARC India analysis. Zee TV’s Kumkum Bhagya with 5351(000 sum) secured second position while Colors’ Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi with 5182(000 sum) and Sasural Simar Ka with 5141(000 sum) booked third and fourth berth respectively. Star Plus’ Ye Hai Mohabbatein with 4561(000 sum) sat on fifth slot.

Ten Sports with 37321 (000 sum) continued its leadership position in the sports genre while Ten Cricket of the same conglomerate with 13981 (000 sum) booked second berth followed by Star Sports 2 with 11183 (000 sum).

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