Colors remains No. 1 in BARC week 1

MUMBAI: Colors continued to lead the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) pack  with a rise in ratings and secured the leadership position in the first week of 2016 according to Broadcast Audience Research Data (BARC) India ratings.

On the other hand, free to air channel (FTA) Zee Anmol and Star India?s Hindi GEC Star Plus were the only channels, which failed to garner positive ratings in week 1.

Colors claimed the pole position with 756549 (?000s) against 744923 (?000s) in week 52.

Zee Anmol witnessed a fall in ratings and grabbed second position with 719713 (?000s) against 742876 (?000s) in the previous week followed by Star Plus, which stood at number three with 699211 (?000s) against 712114 (?000s).

Zee TV maintained its claim on the fourth spot with 681259 (?000s) followed by Star India?s FTA channel Star Ustav in the fifth slot with 462298 (?000s) and Life OK at number six with 421720 (?000s).

Rishtey stood at number seven in week 1 with 390305 (?000s), while Sony Pal climbed up at number eight with 352393 (?000s). Sab TV was down to number nine with 334235 (?000s).

Sony Entertainment Television maintained its presence in the top 10 Hindi GECs at the tenth position with 328025 (?000s).

Latest Reads
IBF to intervene in TRAI's SC petition on 15% discount cap

The TRAI tariff order, which remained a topic of intense debate and discussion in 2017 and 2018, is likely to dominate discourse early on in 2019 too, at least from a legal standpoint as the Supreme Court resumes work after the winter vacations.

Television TV Channels GECs
Big Synergy appoints Rajiv Bakshi as CEO

Reliance Entertainment's Big Synergy Media Ltd has appointed Rajiv Bakshi as its chief executive officer.

Television Production House Fiction
For the first time, viewers get to choose their favourite shows on Sony BBC Earth

Content may be King, but so is the viewer. Sony BBC Earth, India’s premium factual entertainment channel, takes another leap in audience engagement by giving viewers the choice to pick their favourite shows of 2018 on the channel.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Shemaroo Entertainment’s Bhakti App Bags the Innovative Mobile App Award

Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd., added another feather to its cap with firm’s ‘Shemaroo Bhakti App’ winning the special mention award under Innovative Mobile App category at the Drivers of Digital Summit 2018

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
Sony Pictures Networks India delivers on its commitment of 'Ek India Happywala'

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has accelerated its focus towards creating a positive social impact in the ecosystem by building on its three-pillar framework; empowerment, education and environment.

Television TV Channels Sports
English news most benefited genre in Chrome DM week 50

MUMBAI: With a growth of 1.29 per cent as compared to last week (49), the English news genre marked the highest opportunity to see (OTS) among all categories in week 50 of Chrome Data Analytics & Media.  In the English news genre, Loksabha TV gained the highest OTS with 98.2 per cent in six...

Television TV Channels Viewership
Sanjay Gupta on executing the new tariff regime, Star India’s strategy and channel pricing

Star India MD Sanjay Gupta is a veteran of many high-stake battles. The one he’s currently battling could be long drawn, unpredictable, unlike anything he’s encountered before and potentially his toughest in a while. However, as India’s broadcast bosses put their heads down to implement TRAI’s new...

Television TV Channels GECs
Star Sports curates a special line up of programming shows for VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction

The forthcoming VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction promises to be an unparalleled spectacle with Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament geared up with a special line up of programming shows for all the cricket fans across the country.

Television TV Channels Sports
Uday Shankar elected FICCI VP for 2018-19

Adding another feather to his cap, 21st Century Fox Asia president and Star India chairman and CEO Uday Shankar has been elected as the vice president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for 2018-19.

Television TV Channels GECs

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories