Colors Kannada, Asianet, Sarthak TV & Sun TV gain: BARC week 1

MUMBAI: Though genre leaders like Star Jalsha, Zee Marathi, Bhojpuri Cinema and ETV Telugu witnessed a fall in ratings, they continued to dominate their respective genres in week 1 according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India ratings.

On the other hand, channels like Colors Kannada, Asianet, Sarthak TV and Sun TV saw a rise in ratings and secured leadership position in their respective genres in week 1. 

Bangala GECs

Though the Bangala GEC leader Star Jalsha witnessed a fall in ratings, it grabbed the top position in the genre with 240378 (‘000s) in week 1 as against 265939 (‘000s) in week 52 followed by Zee Bangla in the second place with 153485 (‘000s). Jalsha Movies was perched on the third rung with 65645 (‘000s), while Zee Bangla Cinema grabbed the fourth berth with 31141 (‘000s) and Colors Bangla was fifth with 31118 (‘000s).

Bhojpuri GECs

Bhojpuri Cinema led the Bhojpuri genre with 19073 (‘000s) followed by Big Magic Ganga in the number two position with 17787 (‘000s) and Dabangg on third spot with 9118 (‘000s). Dangal TV with 7801 (‘000s) and ETV Bihar Jharkhand with 4141 (‘000s) grabbed the fourth and fifth slot respectively.

Kannada GECs

Colors Kannada continued to lead the Kannada GECs genre and was in the first position with 276078 (‘000s) followed by Udaya Movies in the second slot with 154322 (‘000s). On the other hand, Uday TV fell to the third spot with 140487 (‘000s). On the other hand, Suvarna stood in the fourth position with 134771 (‘000s) and Zee Kannada was down to the fifth position with 133458 (‘000s).

Malayalam GECs

Witnessing a rise in ratings, Asianet led the genre and came out on top with 378813 (‘000s) in week 1 as against 327333 (‘000s) in last week of 2015 followed by Mazhavil Manorama in the second position with 99669 (‘000s) and Surya TV in the third spot with 74005 (‘000s). Flower TV grabbed the fourth spot with 73816 (‘000s), whereas Asianet Movies stood in the fifth position with 52852 (‘000s).

Marathi GECs

In week 1, Zee Marathi saw a fall in ratings but maintained its top position with 165110 (‘000s). Colors Marathi grabbed the second slot with 93040 (‘000s), while Zee Talkies stood at number three with 66102 (‘000s). Star Pravah garnered the fourth slot with 44311 (‘000s) and Maiboli was at number five with 22545 (‘000s).

Oriya GECs

Sarthak TV saw a rise in ratings and secured the leadership position in the genre with 109578 (‘000s) in week 1 as against 94391 (‘000s) in week 52. Tarang TV followed behind to grab the second spot with 61413 (‘000s), while Colors Oriya came third with 18882 (‘000s). Odisha TV fell to the fourth position with 17010 (‘000s), while Prarthana with 11380 (‘000s) grabbed the fifth berth.

Tamil GECs

Market leader Sun TV led the Tamil regional genre and grabbed pole position with 1046602 (‘000s) followed by KTV with 277982 (‘000s) in the second spot. Star Vijay with 181191 (‘000s) stood in the third position. Polimer grabbed the fourth spot with 96146 (‘000s), whereas J Movie with 72131 (‘000s) grabbed the fifth spot.

Telugu GECs

ETV Telugu emerged as the number one channel in Telugu GECs genre with 413525 (‘000s) followed by Maa TV in the second spot with 373558 (‘000s). Zee Telugu captured the third place with 359755 (‘000s), while Gemini TV with 281966 (‘000s) bagged fourth place. Gemini Movies with 187321(‘000s) stood at number five. 

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