Colors topples Star Plus to claim second slot: BARC week 50

MUMBAI: Free to air (FTA) channel Zee Anmol was perched firmly at the top of the Hindi general entertainment channels (GEC) genre after securing 752782 (Rat 000s) in week 50 as per Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India analysis.

In a major Christmas cheer for Viacom18, its Hindi GEC Colors climbed up to the second slot, toppling Star Plus. While Colors was with 725713 (Rat 000s), Star Plus garnered 707219 (Rat 000s).

Zee TV, placed fourth, witnessed a drop in ratings with 677089 (000Sums) as against 718536 (000 Sum) in week 49.

On the other hand, Star Ustav bagged the fifth place with 506990 (000Sums) followed by Life OK with 438496 (000Sums) in the sixth slot. Sony Entertainment Television came in seventh with 365546 (000Sums).

Sab TV with 328664 (000Sums) stood at number eight, while Rishtey and Sony Pal saw a downfall in ratings as compared to the previous week. Rishtey stood in the ninth spot with 272506 (000Sums) as against 305570 (000Sums) in week 49, whereas Sony Pal held on to the tenth spot with 238738 (000Sums) as against 302045 (000Sums) in the previous week.

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